Attention Minisink Valley families seeking child care assistance during the extended school closure: New York State is using a portion of federal funds to provide child care to qualified families at no cost

New York State is using a portion of the federal “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security” (CARES) Act funds to provide child care to eligible workers at no cost. The $2 trillion CARES Act was passed by Congress and signed into law on March 27 to help protect the American people from the public health …

Reminder: No decisions have been made on currently postponed district/school events

As district/school building officials continue to focus on the very important academic/instructional issues during the extended school closure, please know we remain aware of the many district/school events which are not taking place during this same time. No decisions have been made regarding rescheduling or cancelling district/school events or programs. Please know we recognize all …

An April 17 update on the extended school closure from Superintendent Brian Monahan

Dear Minisink Valley School community: We have finished our first week of the beginning of Quarter 4, which includes the introduction of new instruction under our revised Quarter 4 grading system. High school update on the new instructional plan Middle school update on the new instructional plan Elementary schools’ update on the new instructional plan Our …

Important reminders: Quarter 4 begins April 15 with pass/fail grading; Quarter 3 report cards to be available April 22

Minisink Valley parents/guardians: As we begin the fifth week of this extended school closure, here’s some important updates and reminders Quarter 4 begins Wednesday, April 15. The K-12 marking system for Quarter 4 is now Pass/Fail, but note this may change when/if we return to school. Quarter 3 report cards will  be available on April …

An April 10 message from Superintendent Brian Monahan on the extended school closure

Dear Minisink Valley school community: We’re ending the fourth week of our extended school closure. Our teachers, administrators and staff continue to reinforce to us why they’re the best in the industry through their dedication to their students. Our students continue to amaze us with their commitment to their school work. Our parents have been …

Technology teachers are making a difference to COVID-19 local front line workers by producing free face shields

Minisink Valley’s commitment to the community also extends to those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic through a clever idea brought to reality by the district’s technology teachers: Face shields as personal protective equipment (PPE) using 3D printers and traditional overhead transparency paper. Middle school technology teachers Rich Budd and Jonathan Clemmons, along …

Important updates to the Middletown YMCA childcare site at Minisink Valley Intermediate School

Attention Minisink Valley school community: Due to lack of enrollment, the Middletown YMCA is no longer staffing the childcare site at the Intermediate School, but will begin to do so again if sufficient enrollment takes place. In two weeks’ time, no one has enrolled. If you are interested, please call Irene Rumsey at 914-294-4012. We …

Update from the elementary schools on the new instructional plan

Dear Elementary parents/guardians: Thank you for everything you continue to do to academically help your children through this unprecedented extended school closure. We miss your children and look forward to having our school buildings filled with our elementary students, faculty and staff. We’re reaching out to provide updates as we near April 15, the date …

District announces new marking period dates, grading policy and expectations

Dear Minisink Valley school community: Thank you for everything you have done and will continue to do to support our teachers and staff during this extended school closure. You’ve been instrumental in the success of our partnership to ensure your children remain current in their academic studies   Your understanding, patience and flexibility during these …

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