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EXCEL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT TO AFFECT SCHOOL ENTRANCES AUGUST 15-25

Posted August 10 at 2:28pm

As our EXCEL project continues to progress, a new phase of construction work will require the temporary closure of the Route 6 entrance to the elementary and intermediate schools.

Beginning Tuesday, August 15, and through Friday, August 25, access to these school buildings and the district’s administration offices will be made through the middle school entrance. Access to the high school building will continue through the alternate high school entrance through August 25. We anticipate that all entrances will reopen August 26. 

This work is essential to the safety of our school community, and your patience and cooperation are greatly appreciated. 

TRANSPORTATION PROFESSIONALS PARTICIPATE IN SAFETY REFRESHER COURSES

Posted August 17 at 12:22pm

Minisink Valley’s school transportation professionals are an essential part of the district’s commitment to safety first. There’s nothing more important than the safety of our students. In preparation for the new school year, Minisink Valley’s Transportation Department is conducting two refresher safety courses for bus drivers and monitors.

 

Safety topics and presentations include preparedness for natural disasters and weather emergencies, a policy and procedures compliance video, idling laws, a review of the children’s booklet, “School Bus Safety is One Bus Stop at a Time” (by the NYS Education Department Office of Pupil Transportation) and an Epi-Pen training that encompasses recognizing medical symptoms in students.

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SUBSTITUTE WORKSHOPS DRAW OVER 100 PARTICIPANTS

Posted August 15 at 2:28pm

During the month of August, MVCSD is offering two workshops for new and returning substitute teachers, classroom and security aides, tutors and nurses.

Under the guidance of the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, Michael Giardina, the workshops cover the duties and responsibilities of substitutes and the requirements to sub at Minisink Valley. Participants who complete the workshop will be called by the district’s automated system to fill vacancies as needed.

MVCSD wishes to thank all returning substitutes, as well as new candidates, who have showed an interest in serving our schools and our students. 

CONGRATULATIONS MINISINK VALLEY TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT

Posted August 14 at 12:56pm

CONGRATULATIONS, Delos Luther II, MVCSD director of transportation. Mr. Luther was bestowed with the New York Association Pupil Transportation's highest award for excellence in school transportation.

CONGRATULATIONS, Patty Myrusk
i, MVCDS school bus driver, awarded school bus driver of the year by New York State.

MINISINK/OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS AS COMMUNITY AMBASSADORS

Posted August 14 at 12:17pm

For a moment in time, Benjamin Sinsabaugh, a third grader at Minisinsk Valley, and William Monahan, a second grader at Otisville Elementary, stole the stage at Middletown’s Paramount Theater, during Toro College’s annual White Coat Ceremony, on July 26.

 

Their small stature notwithstanding, Ben and Will stood out among Toro’s Class of 2021--and many distinguished physicians--when they were vested with a white coat and and stethoscope of their own.

 

Minisink’s students were selected to represent the community connection that defines the transition each freshmen class undertakes at the Toro College of Osteopathic Medicine: from medical students steeped in book knowledge, to student physicians working with people and communities.

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MVHS PTO “MY SCHOOL COLOR RUN”: SUN., OCT. 1 -- PRE-REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Posted August 14 at 10:58am

SIGN UP NOW for Minisink Valley High School PTO’s Fall Color Run! The 2nd annual, community-wide My School Color Run, "Powder to the People" will take place on Sun., Oct. 1, at 9:30 am. Your participation will help raise funds for the High School PTO.

 

The untimed 5K-run/walk is open to everyone and is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. Along the route, participants run through color-zones where they are cheered and splashed with vibrant colors.

 

Anyone wishing to participate in this colorful experience must pre-register by Fri., Sep. 15, at www.MinisinkvalleyPTO.eventbrite.com. Registrants will receive a T-shirt, race-bib, and individual color packet--to be used at the finish line for a final color celebration.

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"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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HIGH SCHOOL ACCESS

Posted August 10 at 2:35pm

Roadway construction on campus will limit high school access beginning June 26. The high school will only be open for limited administrative purposes and counseling services, including summer school registration and working papers. Those reporting to the high school will need to enter the campus through the high school access road next to the baseball field. Please follow signs for entry to the school, which will occur through the rear of the building. Upon entry, visitors should report directly to their intended destination. Summer School classes will be held in the Middle School. 

MVES PTO HARLEM WIZARDS FUNDRAISING GAME, OCT. 5: TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Posted August 10 at 9:14am

THE WIZARDS ARE BACK--brought to you by Minisink Valley Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, for the fourth consecutive year, for a thrilling, fundraising game against teachers and staff, on Thu., Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30.

 

Pre-sale only tickets are now available for online purchase. No tickets will be sold the night of the game. "Courtside Plus" tickets are also available. They entitle you ticket bearers to a meet and greet with the players and other perks (full details are on the ticket screen of website). Tickets sell out every year, so don't delay.

 

 

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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!

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION: AUG. 1, 15, 17, 21 & 23

Posted July 31 at 9:50am

The Registrar's office will open for new student registration on August 1, 15, 17, 21 and 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Come prepared: visit our "New Students" page for complete registration information and the six required registration forms. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to print individual forms or the entire packet

Bring all forms filled out--and your questions--to the Registrar, located in the Administrative offices, in the Intermediate School building. We are ready assist you and welcome you and your family to our school district.


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