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MINISINK VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL

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

CLASSROOM SUPPLY LISTS POSTED

Posted August 14 at 4:36pm

We hope you are having a wonderful summer and look forward to the start of school in a few weeks.  Summer mailers have been sent home and you should be receiving them shortly.  In the packet, students are notified which team they will be on for the 2017-18 School Year.    To view classroom supply lists click on the "Classroom Supplies" link on the left of this page.  We hope you have a wonderful end of summer.

6th GRADE LOCKER DAY: MONDAY, AUGUST 21

Posted August 11 at 10:36am


ATTENTION ALL 6th GRADE STUDENTS: You are invited to Minisink Valley Middle School on Mon., Aug. 21, anytime between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., to get your new school lock and locker.

This is a great opportunity to come in early, learn lock your combination, and set up your locker with school supplies.

We hope to see you there!

"PROJECT COORDINATION": INCOMING 6TH GRADERS WARM UP TO NEW SCHOOL AND FRIENDS

Posted August 10 at 3:55pm

Over 200 happy campers participated in this summer’s Project Cooperation, a school-funded, three-day program offered to all 6th graders entering the middle school in September.

 

“This program is a unique opportunity for Otisville and Intermediate School graduates to get to know one another, and cut down on the anxiety of starting over in a new building, with new peers and personnel,” said Jennifer Pagnanella who coordinates Project Cooperation with fellow middle school English teacher Nick Prezioso.

 

All indoor and outdoor activities are also designed to promote team-building, develop leadership skills, and boost the students’ sense of self-esteem.

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FALL SPORTS BEGIN AUG. 14

Posted August 4 at 9:28am
  • FALL SPORTS for all Varsity and Junior Varsity teams begin Monday, August 14
  • MODIFIED SPORTS for all teams begin on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 5

Go to the top section of the Athletics page and follow the link for Fall Sports Information. It includes physicals, forms and practice schedules. Click here to download all required registration forms, or follow the link in the same section of the Athletics page. 

GO WARRIORS!

GIRLS SOFTBALL CAMP PUSHING 20 AND GOING STRONG

Posted June 29 at 4:15pm

Approaching 20 years in the running, this year’s Girls Softball Summer Camp attracted 45 enthusiastic participants.

 

In addition to raising funds for the softball program, the camp helps students work on their skills and improve their game. It also and provides an employment and leadership-building opportunity for older and former student athletes.

 

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MVMS FIELD DAY SPECTACULAR

Posted June 23 at 5:32pm

Middle school students—and faculty—are still buzzing from the activity and excitement of their Field Day on June 20.

They had it all: fantastic weather, thrilling inflatables, competitive games, BBQ, ice cream buffet, DJ—a great school year behind them and a whole summer ahead.

Thank you volunteers and MVMS PTO for sponsoring such a memorable event for our students!

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IMPORTANT FALL 2017 MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS INFORMATION

Posted June 21 at 2:53pm

Information regarding Modified Fall Sports has been disseminated during Physical Education classes.  If your son or daughter are interested in participating in the fall sports season, please click on the appropriate link to review information which will assist their readiness to participate on the first day of practice for JV and Varsity Sports or Modified Sports.  Please pay special attention to the dates and timelines. Should you have any additional questions regarding health forms and physicals, please contact the Middle School Nurse's Office at (845)355-5220.  You can also find the Sports Permission slip and Physical Form on the District Athletic webpage.  

STRONG SECOND YEAR FOR CHRIS CORWIN SCHOLARSHIP CAR SHOW

Posted June 14 at 8:49am

Thanks to scores of volunteers and supporters, the second annual Chris Corwin Scholarship Car Show on June 12 attracted over 200 vehicles to the middle school grounds, and raised $9,000.

 

“We are very grateful to everyone who came out to support our Car Show on Monday. The success of the event and the outstanding fundraising results just wouldn't be possible without the backing and the participation of our generous community. We really appreciate it,” said Rich Budd, a middle school technology teacher and an event organizer.

 

The Chris Corwin Scholarship Fund was created in memory of a beloved Minisink Valley Middle School technology teacher.

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ANNUAL 7TH GRADE PLAY-A-THON PREMIERES STUDENT CONDUCTORS

Posted June 6 at 9:09am

Warmly applauded by their peers, student conductors added new excitement to the fourth annual 7th Grade Band Play-a-Thon concert and fundraiser on June 1.

 

Woodwind and percussion instruments glared in the bright sun, and filled the air with favorite selections from earlier concerts.

 

At times, Ms. Martellaro’s Seventh Grade Band shared sheet music and jammed together with members of Mr. Hulle’s Fifth Grade Band.

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DISTRICT CHOIR FESTIVAL: FOR THE JOY OF SINGING

Posted June 5 at 3:51pm

The voices of Minisink Valley's chorus students rose together at the 2nd Annual District Choral Festival, on June 2, at the Intermediate School.

 

Sharing the MVIS stage were the High School Chamber Choir, the 6th Grade Choir, the Otisville 4th and 5th grade Choir, the Intermediate School 5th Grade Choir – and their respective directors: Ms. Cornacchio, Mrs. Hughes, Mr. Bradley, and Mr. Izzo. Each choir performed one selection for all the others, and the event concluded with a combined performance of "Better When I'm Dancin'."

 

This unique experience is especially meaningful for younger students. They can’t wait to hear the high school choir, and are beyond excited to sing along with them.

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