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MINISINK VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL

PO Box 217 Route 6, Slate Hill, NY 10973 (845)355-5200 / fax (845)355-5205

SIGN UP NOW: LITTLE LADY WARRIORS HOLIDAY PEP RALLY, SUNDAY, DEC. 16

Posted December 14 at 3:00pm

MVHS Cheerleading Program presents Little Lady Warriors Holiday Pep Rally on Sunday, Dec. 16, 1-4 p.m., in the high school auxiliary gym.

Guaranteed fun for girls ages 5-12, the event will include arts & crafts, games, snacks/drinks, and much more! Come in your holiday PJ's if you wish (sneakers suggested for games).

Registration is $20 per child (registration form) and closes Dec. 14, or when full. For more information email Coach Archiere at mvhscheercoaches3@gmail.com.

MVMS WINTER WONDERLAND CHORUS CONCERT: MONDAY, DEC. 17, 7PM

Posted December 14 at 3:00pm

There’s no music like live music and no musical instrument like the human voice. On Monday, Dec. 17, starting at 7 p.m., you can have it all, for free, at the middle school’s Winter Wonderland Chorus Concert.

 

“We are so excited to feature so many great pieces,” said Pasqua Ventre, music/chorus teacher and concert director. “The students have been working hard since September to bring out the best in themselves. We have students also contributing to the concert by making snowflakes to decorate the stage!”

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PADDLES UP FOR THE 4TH ANNUAL CARDBOARD BOAT RACE DEC. 19

Posted December 12 at 3:14pm

If the duct tape (duck tape?) has gone missing from the garage, chances are it’s being put to good use by one of the students, faculty or staff who will challenge the laws of physics at the now-legendary Minisink Valley boat race next week. Join us to cheer them on their perilous crossing.

 

WHAT: The Fourth Annual Minisink Valley Boat Regatta

WHEN: Wed., Dec. 19, 2:40 – 3:20 p.m., immediately after school. (Snow date: Thu., De. 20)

WHERE: Minisink Valley High School Pool

WHO: Open to everyone

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MVMS “HOLIDAY SWEETS” BAND CONCERT: MONDAY, DEC. 10

Posted December 10 at 11:03am

Get into the holiday groove with the Middle School Bands’ “Holiday Sweets” Concert on Monday, Dec. 10, in the school auditorium, starting at 6:30 p.m. Packed with sweet holiday favorites, this musical spectacular is brought to you by our talented, eager-to-please students in all grades, after weeks of hard work.

 

"Everyone should definitely come to the concert because it's a great way to kick off the holiday season! We can't wait to play for you!" said Band President Kaitlyn Glebocki. (See full-article for program details and highlights.)

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SIXTH-GRADERS USE 'MINECRAFT' AS AN INTRODUCTION TO CODING BASICS AS PARTICIPANTS IN ANNUAL 'HOUR OF CODE' CAMPAIGN

Posted December 7 at 12:09pm

Sixth-grade middle school students in Tracy O’Shea’s computer class were recently shown how to use the extremely popular Minecraft game to learn very basic programming.

 

The lesson was part of the annual Hour of Code campaign, a global movement by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org, which reaches tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries through a one-hour introduction to computer science.

 

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SCHOOL COMMUNITY'S DONATIONS WILL CREATE 240 FULL BAGS OF FOOD FOR 'MINISINK CARES' ORGANIZATION

Posted December 6 at 11:38am

The Minisink Valley school community’s kindness and generosity will again be shown in the forthcoming distribution of 240 full bags of food to the 2018 "Minisink Cares" Holiday Food Drive on Dec. 8.

 

"Minisink Cares" is a community organization which provides food and other necessities to families within the immediate community who need a helping hand.

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DEC. 7 MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE CANCELLED

Posted December 4 at 3:24pm

Due to last minute logistical challenges, Friday’s dance at the middle school is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

 

We look forward to our first dance of the new year on Feb. 8 and making it a wonderful evening for our students!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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KINDNESS IN ACTION DELIVERS COMFORT AND WARMTH

Posted November 29 at 3:40pm

Dozens of middle school students demonstrated kindness in action by participating in a Blanket Making Day for Minisink Cares earlier this month.

 

Sponsored by MVMS PTO in partnership with the Orange-Pike chapter of Project Linus, the activity involved making no-sew blankets for a fellow peer, in the spirit of the holiday season, and in time for the winter ahead. Highly motivated blanketeers produced 90 blankets, each accompanied by a heartfelt message.

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STAY ALERT ABOUT MEASLES

Posted November 26 at 2:13pm

Stay aware about the symptoms of measles now that a positive case of measles has been confirmed in Orange County.

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MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH LESSONS SHOWS HOW DECIMALS HELP IN THANKSGIVING MEAL PREPARATION

Posted November 20 at 11:19am

Who knew that preparing a Thanksgiving meal includes the use of decimals?

 

Ashley Beairsto and Jaclyn Lockett’s sixth-grade math classes are working with decimals and how to use them in everyday life. So, what better way to apply what’s taught in the classroom than to have students demonstrate their decimal use proficiency using grocery store fliers to create their own Thanksgiving feast?

 

 

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