An update on the water line break at the Intermediate School

Last Tuesday, Jan. 21,  a water line break caused water damage and flooding to several of the classrooms in the Intermediate School. During the week, classrooms were relocated and extensive work has been done to completely clean and remediate the water damage that occurred. However, two classrooms received extensive water damage that required portions of …

Board of Education adopts 2020-21 school district calendar

The Minisink Valley Board of Education adopted the 2020-21 school calendar at its Jan. 23 meeting. Please take special note of some dates on the 2020-21 calendar: Students’ first day of school will be Wednesday, Sept. 2, prior to Labor Day. Schools will be closed Feb. 15-19, 2021. September 2020 1 –Superintendent’s Conference Day, school …

Elementary school’s cultural diversity initiatives continue with a celebration of the 2020 Chinese New Year

新年快乐 — Xīnnián kuàilè — Happy New Year! Ongoing cultural diversity awareness lessons continued today, Jan. 23, with participating Minisink Valley  Elementary School classes celebrating the Chinese New Year with a parade! Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is China’s most important festival and holiday time. The 2020 Chinese …

An update on the Jan. 21 two-hour delay at Minisink Intermediate and Elementary schools

Thank you again for your understanding regarding the late notice of today’s two-hour delay at Minisink Valley Intermediate and Elementary schools. A water line break in one of the Intermediate School’s classroom heaters flooded several of the C Wing classrooms this morning and was quickly attended to by the district’s Buildings and Grounds Department. These …

Minisink Valley kindergarten registration is nearing: Is your child ready for school?

  The dates for Minisink Valley’s kindergarten registration will be coming soon and you might be wondering: Is my child ready for the classroom? Whatever age your child is when they start school, you can help begin their formal education as members of Minisink Valley’s Class of 2033 with confidence by being your child’s first …

Registration is taking place for free K-2 boys lacrosse clinic on Feb. 9

A free lacrosse clinic will be held for boys in kindergarten through second-grade on Sunday, Feb. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the middle school’s gym. Led by Coach Chad Lakeman, along with the boys varsity lacrosse team, the clinic will introduce students to the game and will include demonstrations and prize giveaways. No …

Important reminder: Be sure you’re enrolled in SchoolTool

With the end of Quarter 2 nearing and report cards forthcoming, we want to remind Minisink Valley parents and guardians about the importance of signing up for SchoolTool.  Since the beginning of the school year, the district uses SchoolTool to electronically send progress reports and report cards.. If you have yet to enroll, please review …

Minisink Valley Elementary/Intermediate schools’ new vinyl mural reinforces the importance of exploration, creativity and ‘reaching for the stars’

Exploring life, being creative and “reaching for the stars” are qualities Minisink Valley teachers and parents always look to instill in children, and those traits are now represented in a new vinyl mural at Minisink Valley Elementary and Intermediate schools. Graphic artist Jon Contino, an area resident,  father of a first-grader and owner/creative director of …

Stay informed about flu facts during this very active flu season

Flu season lasts through April, and  media reports continue to stress this flu season is a more active one than in past years. Health officials are also reminding the community about the importance of vaccinations, adding it’s the best way to protect oneself. Stay informed: It’s flu season: Know  the facts about flu  

High School Drama Club to present ‘Mary Poppins’ March 26, 27 and 28

Get ready for a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious time! The Minisink Valley High School Drama Club’s spring musical is Mary Poppins! Performances for this wonderful family show are March 26, 27, and 28 and tickets will go on sale in February! More information will be coming soon!

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