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FAMILY ZUMBATHON

Posted April 24 at 9:00am

The Minisink Valley Teachers' Association is hosting its fourth annual Family Zumbathon & Tricky Tray event.  The event is sponsored by a variety of vendors.  All proceeds for the event will benefit the MVTA Scholarship Fund.  

When:    Friday, April 24, 6:30pm-8:30pm (Doors open at 6:00pm)
Where:   MVHS Gym
Tickets (advance):        $8/Individual, $15/Family of 4 ($2/additional ticket)
Tickets (at the door):  $10/Individual, $20/Family of 4 ($2/additional ticket)

Please note that students under 16 will require a chaperone to attend.  Please contact lalliegro@minisink.com for advance ticket purchases or additional information.

There will be a special guest at the Zumbathon...former graduate and WNBA Star, Stefanie Dolson, will be there to help promote healthy kids.  Come join in the fun!


BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING SCHEDULED

Posted April 23 at 8:35am

The next meeting of the board of education is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 8:00 PM in the middle school room 108.  The agenda is posted on the Board of Education page of the website.

SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING SCHEDULED

Posted April 17 at 2:42pm

There is a special meeting of the board of education scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 8:00 PM in middle school room 108.  The agenda is posted on the Board of Education page of the website.

MVHS PRESENTS SHREK

Posted April 16 at 9:41am

Shrek is coming to the Minisink Valley HS on April 16, 17 and 18 at 7:00 PM. Based on the hit film franchise, the musical celebrates "what makes us special and what makes us strong."  The talented cast and crews have been working hard and it promises to be a spectacular end to the Minisink Valley drama season. Tickets are going fast so get yours today at www.seatyourself.biz/minisink

WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS OF PRE-KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN

Posted April 14 at 12:34pm

Stepping Stones to School Success, a workshop for parents of Pre-Kindergarten children, is scheduled for Thursday, April 23 @ 6:00pm in the Otisville Elementary Library.  Otisville Principal, Vincent Biele and Speech and Language Specialist, Jean Breheny will be the evening's presenters. For more information, please click here.

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH UPDATE

Posted April 14 at 12:34pm

Working with Mr. William Hecht from Orange-Ulster BOCES, the board of education has selected three finalists for the position of superintendent to replace Mr. John P. Latini who is retiring at the end of June 2015.  Please watch this web site for more information.

SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Posted April 13 at 11:22am

There is a special meeting of the board of education scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 7:00 PM in middle school room 108.  The agenda is posted on the Board of Education page of the website.

PUBLIC BUDGET PRESENTATION

Posted April 6 at 11:52am

There will be a public budget presentation on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the middle school auditorium.

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING SCHEDULED

Posted April 6 at 11:50am

The next meeting of the board of education is scheduled for Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 8:00 PM in the middle school room 108.  The agenda is posted on the Board of Education page of the website.

NEW YORK STATE ASSESSMENTS GRADES 3-8

Posted April 6 at 11:00am

Students in grades 3-8 are required to participate in the New York State Assessment program.  The testing schedule is as follows: 

English Language Arts (ELA) Grades 3-8
The three part test will be administered on April 14, 15, 16. 
 
Mathematics Grades 3-8
The three part test will be administered on April 22, 23, 24.

Science (writing portion) Grades 4 and 8
The written part of the test will be administered on June 1.

Science (performance portion) Grades 4 and 8

Otisville Elementary - May 20 and May 21
Intermediate School - May 20 - May 29
Middle School - May 26-29

Tests will be administered immediately following morning announcements.  It is extremely important that your child arrive at school on time.  Children who arrive late will be held in the office and will complete the testing on the makeup day.  Once testing begins, it cannot be restarted to accommodate late students.

If you know that your child will be absent on one or more of the testing days, please notify the school so alternate arrangements may be made for him/her to make up the test.

A healthy breakfast, full night's sleep, and a word of encouragement will help your child perform his/her best.


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