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MINISINK VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL

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

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AT OTISVILLE'S SCIENCE FAIR, FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 6-8PM

Posted April 25 at 11:35am

“Did you say FREE, educational and interactive FUN for the whole family?” Yes! You'll find all that and more just around the corner, at Otisville Elementary School’s PTO Science Fair, this Friday, April 26, from 6-8 p.m.

 

Our youngest scientists-in-residence will showcase the results of their brainy research, display and explain the use of scientific instruments, demonstrate eye-popping experiments, and answer all your scientific inquiries.

 

For some hands-on excitement, make sure to visit the Slime Station, STEM Project Station, and the Middle School’s Touch & Feel Station. And there’s more: All participants will be entered into a drawing of 20 science-themed DOOR PRIZES!

 

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ALL ARE INVITED TO THE MVMS UKULELE CLUB SPRING CONCERT, APRIL 25, 7PM

Posted April 25 at 8:00am

The Ukulele Club spring concert is the next big thing coming to Minisink Valley, right after spring break, on Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m., in the Middle School cafeteria!

 

Club members have been working hard to present you with a plethora of covers, including songs of The Temptations, Panic! At the Disco, Sam Cooke, The Lumineers, and more.

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FINAL CHRIS CORWIN SCHOLARSHIP CAR SHOW: MONDAY, MAY 20, 4-8PM

Posted April 24 at 7:55am

You don’t want to miss the final Chris Corwin Scholarship Car Show scheduled for Monday, May 20, 4-8 p.m., at Minisink Valley Middle School. All community members are invited to this great, free outdoor event with family, friends and neighbors.

 

EVENT INFORMATION & ATTRACTIONS

- Registration: There is no registration fee for vehicles, but donations will be taken at “the gate.”

- Announcements begin at 7 p.m.

- Best of Show awards will be voted by registrants and spectators.

- DJ ▪ Concessions ▪ Raffle Items & 50/50 ▪ Games & Activities

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MINISINK'S OUTSTANDING MUSIC PROGRAM REPRESENTED AT NYSSMA SPRING FESTIVALS

Posted April 16 at 8:20am

Students from Minisink Valley's Middle School, Intermediate School, and Otisville School had an outstanding showing at the NYSSMA festival on April 5-6, at Monroe Woodbury Middle School. Several students will take part in additional festivals later in the season.

 

Each spring, the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) hosts festivals across the state where students perform prepared solos and scales before a judge and receive a score. Students don't compete against other students, but rather against themselves as they try to achieve the highest score possible, while improving their musicianship.

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'BREAKOUT BOXES' OFFER CREATIVE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR EIGHTH-GRADE SCIENCE AND SEVENTH-GRADE MATH

Posted April 15 at 11:56am

Minisink Valley teachers’ classroom creativity is shown in a variety of ways every day!

 

Most recently, Jennifer Zaro’s eighth-grade science classes and Adrianna Anderson’s seventh-grade math classes used “breakout boxes” to engage students in a new way of applying their knowledge.

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“RESILIENCE”: FREE SCREENING, DISCUSSION ON CHILDHOOD STRESS AND HEALTH, APRIL 30

Posted April 15 at 11:49am

It’s been over 20 years since the country’s largest investigation into the lifelong impacts of adverse childhood experiences, namely childhood abuse and neglect. More recently, scientific research has conclusively linked toxic levels of stress during childhood with specific health and social impacts that can last a lifespan. Now, creative and concerned pediatricians, educators and communities are seizing on this knowledge to help break the cycle of adversity and related diseases. To learn more, and help make Minisink Valley a stronger community, the Orange County Parenting Coalition invites you to a free screening and facilitated discussion of "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope," Tuesday, April 30, 7 p.m., Minisink Valley Middle School auditorium.

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THE UNCOMMON ATHLETE PROGRAM: ATHLETICS AS A PLATFORM FOR CHANGE AND LEADERSHIP

Posted April 11 at 9:47am

“No one will remember the points you scored or the records you set, but people will remember how you made them feel,” Cody Hodges told the student-athletes gathered for the “Uncommon Athlete” assembly in the school auditorium on April 10. A former Texas Tech and Texas Titans quarterback, Hodges spoke from personal experience.

 

The Uncommon Athlete is a program of the Carl Ripken, Sr. Foundation, and Rachel’s Challenge, a nonprofit organization that works to awaken individual transformation and promote safer, more connected schools.

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TEN STUDENTS SELECTED FOR OCMEA'S ALL-COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH FESTIVAL ENSEMBLES

Posted April 8 at 2:28pm

Ten students representing Minisink Valley Middle School and Minisink Valley High School have been selected to participate in the 2019 Orange County Music Educators Association's (OCMEA) Junior High All-County Festival band and chorus ensembles.

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PUBLIC BUDGET DEVELOPMENT MEETING: THURSDAY, APRIL 11

Posted April 4 at 3:03pm

Officials of the Minisink Valley School District will hold a 2019-20 budget development session on Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m., in the middle school auditorium.

 

At the meeting, district officials will update the community on the latest state aid projections, budget development and factors contributing to budget challenges for 2019-20.

 

As always, the budget development process is open to the public and the community is encouraged to attend. Time permitting, community members wishing to comment on the budget process will have up to four minutes each for their remarks.

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MVHS CHEERLEADERS PRESENT FREE "CHEER SOCIAL" FOR GIRLS K-8, ON APRIL 11

Posted April 4 at 11:15am

Minisink Valley High School Cheerleaders invite girls in grades K-8 to a FREE "Cheer Social" on Thursday, April 11, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., in the HS cafeteria.

Enjoy ice-cream, games, baked-goods, and learn about the cheerleading program.

Register now online. Pre-registration is required and ends April 10, or at 70 registrants, whichever comes first. 

We hope to see you there! 


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