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OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

2525 Mount Hope Rd., Otisville, NY 10963 (845)355-5850 / fax (845)355-5853

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION: AUGUST 14, 16, 20, 22, 27

Posted August 15 at 8:09am

The Registrar's office will open for new student registration on August 14, 16, 20, 22, 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. 

Come prepared: Go to the "New Students" page for complete registration information, including the list of required documents, and the six required registration forms found at the bottom of the page. 


Bring all required registration documents and forms filled out—and your questions—to the Registrar, located in the district's administrative offices. We are ready to assist you, and to welcome you and your family to our school district. 

SCHOOL STARTS SEPT. 5: IS YOUR SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS PLAN UP TO DATE?

Posted August 14 at 11:07am

Parent-school communications impact students' social and emotional development, their engagement in learning and academic achievement. The school year is fast approaching. Are you connected? 

• Is your current contact information—including phone/email—on file with the school district? To be sure, login to your SchoolTool/Parent Portal account and review your contact information. 
Parents of NEW STUDENTS: Have you enrolled in the SchoolTool Parent Portal to view your student’s information throughout the school year? To learn more and sign up, go to the Parent Portal page.
• Do you have the SchoolTool mobile app to receive push-notifications? For complete information and to download, go to the Parent Portal page, or download directly from the Apple's iTunes store or the Google play store.

Let's stay connected throughout the school year using every tool available. And remember to stay on top of school and district news by checking in at minisink.com, or opening the news feed of our mobile app, and following us on Facebook

CAPITAL PROJECT: PHASE I CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

Posted August 13 at 9:57am

The first phase of the $36.9 million capital project approved by voters in February 2017 has been underway since June 25 and is scheduled to conclude on August 31.

 

This summer’s construction has focused on the elementary and intermediate school buildings at the Minisink campus. Earlier in the summer, construction crews removed original vinyl asbestos tile from 25 classrooms at Minisink Valley Elementary School and have been replacing them with bright, new vinyl (non-asbestos) tile.

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SWIMMING/DIVING CAMPERS SHOW THEIR PROMISE

Posted July 31 at 3:02pm

All 54 participants in the Swimming & Diving Camp underway this week are off to an impressive start. "We had some of the fastest times on day one!” said Brian Golden, head coach for the camp and the boys varsity swimming program. “These kids are serious swimmers, ready to go! The outlook is very promising."

 

Among campers, first grader Gavin loves swimming and hopes to get a lot better at it by week’s end. His sister Bernadette, a fifth grader, looks forward to swimming with her friends every day. Eight grader Brandon appreciates the coaching staff and their instruction, and third grader Page loves diving and making new friends.

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CHEERLEADING CAMPERS READY FOR SHOWTIME

Posted July 30 at 3:29pm

The Warriors Cheerleading Summer Camp came to a spectacular closing on July 26, with the youngest of Minisink’s cheerleaders putting on a performance for their families in the high school gym.

 

During a camp session, first-time participant Taylor, a third grader, shared some insights while stopping at the water cooler. "I had a great day and I love to learn new cheers," Taylor said. When she goes home, she likes to demonstrate learned skills to her mom and dog Coco. Olivia, another third grader, prefers the camp’s stunt and dance components.

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MVHS SWIMMING-DIVING SUMMER CAMP, AGES 7-17: JULY 30-AUG. 3, 2018

Posted July 12 at 10:35am

The Minisink Valley Swimming and Diving Summer Camp is a comprehensive program covering the four major swimming strokes, and the basic skills of competitive diving. Emphasizing the mastering of techniques for all aspects of the sport, the camp will be guided by Brian Golden, head coach for MV’s varsity boys swimming, with the assistance of varsity standouts.

Hours: Swimming – 12 - 2 p.m. • Diving: 1:15 – 3 p.m.
Location: Minisink Valley High School pool
Cost: $125 per swimmer • $100 per diver • $200 swimming & diving sessions
PROGRAM BROCHURE AND REGISTRATION FORM
Additional Information: bgolden@minisink.com

If your child is interested in participating, fill out the registration form on the program brochure, and submit it with payment to Coach Golden, ASAP.  It's bound to be another super week of camp!

2018 WARRIORS CHEERLEADING SUMMER CAMP, AGES 6-15: JULY 23-26

Posted July 12 at 10:00am

Hosted by MVHS varsity cheerleaders, under the direction of Coach Patti Archiere, the cheerleading summer camp will cover cheerleading fundamentals (motions, technique), cheer, jumps, dance, training and conditioning, stunting (age appropriate), limited tumbling, games and prizes. The camp is open to ages 6-15, in all skill levels, and participants need not be Minisink residents.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Location: Minisink Valley High School
Cost: $90 per child • $150 for two family members; $220 for three or more family members
REGISTRATION FORM (Also available at www.minisinkhscheer.com)
Additional Information: Contact Coach Archiere at mvyouthcheercamp@yahoo.com

5TH GRADERS SENT OFF WITH KICKBALL AND PBIS RALLY

Posted June 27 at 1:50pm

The 5th Grade Moving Up ceremony was not the last tribute to our fifth graders for a job well done during their years at Otisville Elementary.

Three days later, as part of a PBIS celebration, our graduates faced off against faculty—in an intense game of kickball.

 

This festive send off started with a school-wide rally celebrating our year of learning. Students said the pledge, sang "Happy Birthday" to all our summer birthdays and honored all the students who had perfect attendance all year.

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PERFECT ATTENDANCE FOR THE 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR

Posted June 27 at 1:43pm

Congratulations to the following students who have had perfect attendance for the 2017-18 school year. Perfect attendance is given to students who were not absent during any part of the school day. 

STAR STUDENTS FOR THE 4TH MARKING PERIODS

Posted June 27 at 1:28pm

CONGRATULATIONS to Otisville's STAR students for the 4th marking period!

STAR students are nominated by their teachers for consistent, positive behavior that demonstrates the 3R's:  Respect, Responsibility and Readiness to learn. All nominees are recognized with a certificate and a STAR Student backpack clip.


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