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MINISINK VALLEY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

PO Box 217 Route 6, Slate Hill, NY 10973 (845)355-5250 / fax (845)355-5252

MVIS FIFTH GRADE BAND CONCERT: MON., JAN. 22, 7PM

Posted January 18 at 3:54pm

The Intermediate School's Fifth Grade Band concert has been moved to Mon., January 22, at 7 p.m., weather permitting.

Band members have been working hard since September to put together their first concert! Under the direction of Andrew Hulle, the evening's program will feature four selections as a large ensemble, and small group performances by the clarinet and saxophone sections. Students are very excited to perform for their families and school community, and can’t wait to share their grand finale piece, the “Zombie Stomp.” 

Please join us on Monday, Jan. 22, in the Intermediate School auditorium. In the event of a snow closing, the concert will be rescheduled. (Additional Photos)

NEW MILEAGE CLUB PROGRAM PROMOTES HEALTHY BODIES/MINDS

Posted January 8 at 11:07am

How many quarter-mile laps can you walk or run in 20 minutes? That’s the challenge of the Mileage Club program being introduced to the Intermediate School’s Health and Wellness curriculum for Healthy Bodies/Healthy Minds. Third grade students in Mrs. DeAngelis's class are taking the challenge and piloting the program with Physical Education teacher, Theresa Uhelsky.

 

The Mileage Club incorporates the EZ Scan iTunes app which tracks laps via barcode to encourage kids to walk/run and tally their miles. Ms. Uhelsky measured out a quarter-mile course around the school’s bus circle, amounting to a mile for every four laps.

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MVCSD JANUARY NEWSLETTER IN THE MAIL

Posted January 5 at 10:44am

This weekend, look for the district's January 2018 newsletter in your mailbox! Please find some time to read about exciting changes in our schools' learning environment, and new opportunities for our students and faculty—made possible by a supportive school community and committed staff. 

Inside this edition:

• A word from Superintendent Brian C. Monahan
• MVHS: Students and teachers welcome new courses
• MVMS: Scheduling shifts boost instructional opportunities
• Grades K-5: Innovative scheduling expands personalized learning
• “Sounds Fun!” New language development program for K-students

A HOLIDAY MESSAGE FROM YOUR SUPERINTENDENT

Posted December 22 at 10:02am

As you ready to gather with family and friends to celebrate the holidays, we want to wish you, our faculty, staff, administrators, parents, students, and Minisink Valley residents, a happy and safe holiday season.

Four months into another exciting and challenging school year, we are mindful that every one of you is in some way invested in the advancement of our educational mission, and the future of Minisink’s youth. We thank you for your individual contributions and support to make this a great place to grown, learn, and work.

In the days ahead, we hope you will find time to create lasting memories with your family, and to recharge your energy to embrace the gift of another year. We will meet again on Tuesday, January 2. 

KINDERGARTNERS AND FIFTH GRADERS CELEBRATE GOOD DEEDS

Posted December 21 at 10:24am

Kindergartners in Mrs. DeSimone’s class are already giving lessons in leadership. Together with their families they collected the largest number of non-perishable items for the holiday food drive organized by Mrs. D’Angelo’s fifth graders.

The older students recognized and celebrated the generous efforts of their youngest peers with a party and fun activities. They made marshmallow snowmen, shared popcorn and juice, and sang songs together.

A job well done by all! (Additional photos.)

PTO FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT CANCELLED

Posted December 15 at 3:10pm

The PTO Family Movie Night showing "Polar Express" on 12/15 has been cancelled.

MVIS WINTER CHORUS CONCERT: TUE., DEC. 12, 7PM

Posted December 12 at 10:30am

The Intermediate School Music Department invites all community members to the Winter Chorus Concert on Tuesday, December 12, at 7 p.m., in the school auditorium.

 

Featuring the fourth and fifth grade choirs under the direction of Danielle Cornacchio, this year’s performance will feature selections such as "Frosty the Snowman," "Don't Worry, Be Happy" and “Hot Chocolate” from the movie "The Polar Express." It is sure to be an evening of fun and good cheer!

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MANY BENEFITS TO INTRAMURAL SOCCER PROGRAM

Posted December 7 at 10:00am

Fifth grade boys and girls are participating in an early morning, intramural soccer program at the Intermediate School with Ms. Uhelsky. Students arrive Tuesday and Thursday, at 7:40 a.m., and exercise the recommended 60 minutes, prior to the start of the school day.

 

“It’s great exercise for the students. They go to class wide awake but settled and focused to learn,” said Coach Theresa Uhelsky, K-5 physical education teacher, who runs the program.

 

One day of the week, students play recreational soccer. On the other, they engage in a round-robin style tournament.

 

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FOURTH GRADERS TAKE THE CODING CHALLENGE

Posted December 7 at 9:49am

Fourth grade students in Stefani Caporlingua art class participated in the global Hour of Code challenge during 2017’s Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 4-10).

 

They logged onto Chromebooks and selected the program "Kano’s Street Art" on the Hour of Code website. Following step-by-step instructions from their teacher, students made their own paint brushes and played with color on a digital canvas, while learning basic programming language.

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FIFTH GRADERS EMBRACE #GIVINGTUESDAY

Posted November 30 at 2:59pm

Mrs. Marcolina’s fifth graders learned about #GivingTuesday late on Monday, but 10 a.m. on Tuesday they were ready to share their giving wishes in their own words and pictures.

 

They wished to give toys and smiles to children, especially those in hospital; to feed, clothe and shelter the homeless; to help the elderly with difficult tasks; to keep company or share a meal with someone who is lonesome; or, following the class’s motto, to do whatever they can to make someone’s day better.

 

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