Reminders about school closure notifications

If it’s necessary to close school due to inclement weather or other emergency reasons, announcements will be made via the district’s “push notification” system, this website and the district’s Facebook page. When school is closed, all related activities, including athletic events and student activities, will not take place. What’s involved when determining whether or not to …

Silly socks remind Otisville students about the importance of postive behaviors

Otisville Elementary students wore their finest — and silliest — socks for Silly Sock Day on Nov. 22, part of the school’s ongoing “Positive Behavior Intervention Supports” (PBIS) efforts. Visit the district’s Facebook page to see a photo gallery of students and their cool socks!

Welcome to the new, redesigned Minisink Valley School District website

Welcome to the new, redesigned Minisink Valley website! The website is the result of about 20 months of work to create a new fresh vibrant look, which recently includes uploading much of content from the existing site to the new one over the past months. The goal with this new website is to provide visitors …

Minisink Valley Kiwanis members present dictionaries to Otisville Elementary students as part of annual ‘Dictionary Project’ campaign

Minisink Valley Kiwanis members visited Otisville Elementary School for their annual delivery of dictionaries to Otisville’s third-graders. This is an annual gift of dictionaries part of Kiwanis’ national program called “The Dictionary Project.” The project’s goal is to assist all students in becoming good writers, active readers, creative thinkers, and resourceful learners by providing them …

Otisville Elementary announces 1st Marking Period ‘Super Star’ and ‘OE3R’ students

Otisville Elementary students were recently  named 1st Marking Period SUPER Star Students and/or “OE3R” award students during the first 10 weeks of school. OE3R students consistently demonstrated the important traits of “respect,” “responsibility” and “ready to learn” throughout the marking period. Visit the district’s Facebook page for a photo gallery of honorees.

Otisville Post Office to host five-month art exhibit which will rotate artwork of students from all Minisink Valley schools

The Otisville Post Office is home to a K-12 district-wide rotating art show throughout the school year and can now boast it’s an art gallery! To launch to five-month art show, the work of Otisville Elementary School students is now on display.  Now through March, the art work of students from different schools will be …

Otisville Elementary’s school resource officers make sure students are ready for Halloween

Otisville Elementary School Resource Officer (SRO) Sean Burke, from the Mount Hope Police Department, along with SRO colleague Jamie Johnson, are continuing their annual conversations with all K-5 students on Halloween safety. During a recent session with first-graders, Officer Burke reminded them of important tips as Halloween approaches, including the proper way to wear a …

Minisink Valley and Otisville elementary schools mark Fire Safety and Fire Prevention Day

It’s Fire Safety and Fire Prevention Awareness Day at Minisink Valley Elementary and Otisville Elementary schools!  THANK YOU to the fire companies who protect and serve the Minisink Valley School District community. Now’s a great time to make sure your smoke detectors work properly and that your family’s fire evacuation plan is in place and …

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