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MINISINK VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PO Box 217 Route 6, Slate Hill, NY 10973 (845)355-5270 / fax (845)355-5147

MINISINK VALLEY SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS DAY WEEKEND: FEB. 15-18

Posted February 13 at 1:25pm

Minisink Valley schools will be closed Friday, Feb. 15, through Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of Presidents Day. Classes will resume Tuesday, Feb. 19. 

VALENTINE'S DAY PARENTS'-NIGHT-OUT BY JROTC

Posted February 13 at 12:05pm

Wishing you could plan a Valentine’s Day dinner just for two? If you have a child in grades 1-5, JROTC cadets can make it happen!

On Thursday, Feb. 14, they will be in the high school cafeteria from 6-9 p.m., ready to welcome and entertain your kid(s) with arts & crafts, face painting, tug-of-war, soccer, board games, and a movie! Admission is $10 per child.

Parents, please bring driver’s license and cell phone number. Children should eat a meal before getting dropped off.

ALL MINISINK VALLEY SCHOOLS ARE LABELED AS SCHOOLS 'IN GOOD STANDING' BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Posted January 28 at 2:50pm

All schools in the Minisink Valley School Central District have been labeled as schools in “good standing" by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), as required by the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 

ESSA is the state’s new school accountability system that replaced No Child Left Behind. NYSED announced the new school accountability designations on Jan. 17.

 

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HIGH SCHOOL FBLA STUDENTS DONATE 50 BOOKS TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND READ TO STUDENTS AS PART OF FBLA CHALLENGE WORK

Posted January 28 at 10:59am

Students from the Minisink Valley Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) visited Minisink Elementary on Jan. 25 to present 50 books to the school’s library, with FBLA officers taking the time to read books to Mary Kelly’s first-grade class.

 

 

 

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ATTENTION RESIDENTS AGES 65 AND OLDER: TAKE NOTE OF CHANGES TO NEW YORK STATE ENHANCED STAR TAX EXEMPTION

Posted January 24 at 1:16pm

Because of changes New York State made to the Enhanced STAR tax exemption earlier this year, all residents ages 65 and older who are enrolled in Enhanced STAR now need to also be enrolled in the state’s Income Verification Program (IVP) to continue receiving their Enhanced STAR benefit.

 

In Minisink Valley, the deadline to enroll in IVP is March 1.

 

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION EXPERT RISHA GRANT TO SPEAK TO FACULTY AND STAFF DURING JAN. 28 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY

Posted January 24 at 12:45pm

Risha Grant, a diversity and inclusion expert, will speak to Minisink Valley faculty and staff during the district’s Professional Development Day on Monday, Jan. 28, and will focus on building inclusive school cultures.

 

Ms. Grant’s presentation is part of the district’s ongoing kindness and diversity initiatives to cultivate an atmosphere that embraces Minisink Valley’s diversity and supports a learning environment respectful of all students, staff and community members.

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'S 'I HAVE A DREAM QUILT' ALIGNS ITSELF WITH 'NO NAME-CALLING WEEK' TENETS

Posted January 24 at 12:34pm

As NO NAME-CALLING WEEK continues nationwide, here’s yet another example of Minisink Valley’s yearlong kindness initiatives in action!

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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.'S TEACHINGS AND LEGACY SEEN IN A MULTITUDE OF WAYS IN MINISINK VALLEY CLASSROOMS

Posted January 18 at 3:52pm

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s important legacy was again highlighted this past week to Minisink Valley students as part of ongoing reinforcement and recognition of Dr. King’s essential place in U.S. and global history, as the civil rights leader’s birthday is marked on Monday’s national holiday.

 

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FOURTH GRADERS LEARN ABOUT NEW YORK'S NATIVE NATIONS AND APPLY THEIR KNOWLEDGE

Posted January 14 at 3:55pm

Today was a big day for Mrs. Connors and Mrs. Carr’s fourth graders. Or, as student Matthew Allen plainly put it, “We got to explain what we did so it didn’t get wasted.”

 

Minisink Valley students in grades K-2 came to watch their fourth grade counterparts present on the communities and way of life of Native American Nations of upstate New York, in the 16-17 centuries.

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GET READY FOR GREAT MUSIC: 'MINISTOCK' IS THIS FRIDAY, JAN. 11!

Posted January 7 at 8:38am

Are you ready for some great music?

 

“Ministock” will take place Friday, Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. Minisink Valley High School.

 

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CHANGE TO SCHOOL CALENDAR: MONDAY, JAN. 28 IS NOW A HALF-DAY FOR FACULTY/STAFF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Posted January 3 at 3:28pm

Parents and Guardians:

 

The district is making a change to its school calendar for the purpose of an additional Professional Development day for faculty and staff.

 

Monday, Jan. 28 will now be a half-day of school for students and classes will dismiss as follows:

 

• Middle school: 10:45 a.m.

• High school: 11 a.m.

• Intermediate/elementary schools: 11:45 a.m.

 

Thank you for your understanding, your continued support and for making arrangements for your children to arrive home early on Monday, Jan. 28.

 

If you have any further questions, please contact your school's principal.

 

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