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MINISINK VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

P.O. Box 217 Slate Hill, NY 10973
(845)355-5150 / fax (845)355-5198

CONGRATULATIONS AND FAREWELL TO THE CLASS OF 2018

Posted June 23 at 1:45pm

THE CLASS OF 2018 is off to the next chapter of their lives: 277 of them will continue their education at colleges and universities across the country; 16 will enter the workforce; and 7 will serve in the United States Armed Forces.

 

At their commencement ceremony on Friday, June 22, they were a cheerful and supportive group, as many of them were recognized with awards and scholarships. Principal Ken Hauck and Superintendent of Schools Brian Monahan addressed the 300 graduates with words of praise, confidence and encouragement. Student addresses were presented by Class President Sierra Mitts, Salutatorian James Drake, and Valedictorian Brandon Bell.

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2018 SCHOOL LIBRARY SUMMER HOURS

Posted June 23 at 1:05pm

Summer reading encourages lifelong learning, helps students keep their skills up, and boosts student achievement. SAVE-THE-DATES and take advantage of our school library resources during the summer.

 

• Elementary School (at the IS library): Wednesdays — July 11, 18, 25 ▪ August 1, 8, 15 ▪ Hours: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

• Intermediate School: Tuesdays — July 10, 17, 24, 31 ▪ August 7, 14 ▪ Hours: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

• Otisville Elementary: Tuesdays — July 10, 17, 24, 31 ▪ August 7, 14 ▪ Hours: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

• Middle School: Thursdays — July 12, 19, 26 ▪ August 2, 9, 16 ▪ Hours: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

• High School: Mondays — July 9, 16, 23, 30 ▪ August 6, 13 ▪ Hours: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

All elementary and middle school students must be accompanied by an adult while visiting the library. Continue to full-article for additional information and links to other reading materials.

 

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MV VOLLEYBALL CAMP 2018: JUNE 25-28, GRADES 3-9

Posted June 21 at 9:51am

The Minisink Valley Volleyball Camp will provide girls entering grades 3 thru 9 well rounded, concentrated instruction, aimed at both the experienced and novice volleyball player. The camp staff will stress proper fundamental skill techniques in both individual and team play.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Minisink Valley Middle School gym
Cost: $140 per participant: includes a volleyball and a camp T-shirt
PROGRAM BROCHURE AND REGISTRATION FORM
• Additional Information: elain@minisink.com

WARRIORS FOOTBALL RECENT WINS

Posted June 21 at 9:34am

CONGRATULATIONS Warriors football, Teams A and B, on their recent wins!

 

A-TEAM

• 2nd place finish among 13 competing teams, at the annual MV Linemen's Challenge, June 15.

• Winner of the large school division of Hudson Valley 7-on-7 Shootout, Warwick, June 16. They finished 6-0, defeating Newburgh in the finals. They now qualify for the state tournament in Ithaca, on July 14-15.

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CELEBRATING THE CLASS OF 2018 BACCALAUREATE

Posted June 20 at 9:40am

Minisink’s farewell to the Class of 2018 began on Monday, June 18, with the Baccalaureate Exercises in the high school auditorium.

 

The JROTC Colorguard opened the ceremonies to the traditional “Pomp and Circumstance.” Directed by Victor Izzo III, the Chamber Choir performed Cindy Lauper’s “Time After Time,” and the Senior Chorus performed "September" by Earth, Wind, and Fire.

 

Baccalaureate addresses were presented by Joseph Flaherty, president of the Board of Education; Brian C. Monahan, superintendent of schools; Edward Sucich, social studies teacher and department chair; Laura Putnam, class parent—and senior William Schiele.

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SIXTEEN TO GRADUATE WITH NEW YORK’S SEAL OF BILITERACY

Posted June 20 at 9:23am

CONGRATULATIONS to Minisink Valley’s first, high school graduates recognized with New York State’s Seal of Biliteracy! The program encourages the study of languages by recognizing graduating students who attain a high level of proficiency in one or more languages, in addition to English.

 

Among Minisink’s Class of 2018, the state’s Biliteracy Seal will be affixed to the high school diplomas of sixteen students: Brittany Ruff, Samantha Evans, Mark Dyman, William Schiele, Ashley Scott, Yadais Trinidad Colon, Liana Ramirez, Nicholas Mikulski, Adriana Melendez Alprecht, Crystal Hernandez Linares, Sydney Brennan, Emily Andryshak, Tianna Popstein, Layla Megna, Brandon Bell, and Cassandra Logedo.

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FIVE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS RECOGNIZED WITH COUNTY EXECUTIVE YOUTH AWARDS

Posted June 18 at 10:47am

Five Minisink Valley High School students in grades 9-12 were recognized at the Annual County Executive Youth Awards (ACEYA) luncheon on June 7, at the Kuhl's Highland House, before hundreds of guests. For more than 30 years, with the sponsorship of the County Executive’s Office, Orange County Youth Bureau and its Youth Advisory Board, the event has been honoring local youth, adults, and organizations who make a difference in Orange communities.

 

In the youth categories, the awards celebrate students whose unique achievements, citizenship, and perseverance might otherwise be overlooked.

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MV SOFTBALL SUMMER CAMP, GRADES 4-10: JUNE 26-29

Posted June 14 at 11:39am

Open to all Minisink girls entering grades 4-10 the camp will be directed by players and coaches with the Minisink Valley softball program. The goal of the camp is to provide quality instruction at a reasonable price and to promote softball in the school district. The players will be separated into 2 or 3 levels according to their age and their ability.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Location: Minisink Valley softball fields
Cost: $150 p. child • $75 for each additional child in the same family
PROGRAM INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORM
Additional Information: bguyette@minisink.com

Contact Coach Guyette if you need a printed copy of the program information and registration form.

CHRIS CORWIN CAR SHOW RAISES RECORD SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

Posted June 12 at 2:46pm

The numbers are in! The Third Annual Chris Corwin Scholarship Car Show raised more than $15,000, including event sponsorships.

 

Event organizers and technology teachers Rich Budd and Andy Mink expressed their appreciation for the community's support. “We are so thankful to all of our sponsors, spectators, and participants for coming out to attend our show in memory of Chris Corwin. A special thank you to all of our faculty and student volunteers who helped run our event.”

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2018 FALL SPORTS REGISTRATION INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE

Posted June 11 at 10:16am

Students interested in participating in the next fall sports season should review the 2018 Fall Sports Registration Information, the first link on the Athletics webpage. The dedicated fall sports page includes step-by-step instructions for registration on FamilyID, Intent to Participate Sign-Up, and physical exam requirements and dates.  

 


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