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MINISINK VALLEY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

PO Box 217 Route 6, Slate Hill, NY 10973 (845)355-5250 / fax (845)355-5252

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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MVIS FIFTH GRADE BAND CONCERT: TUESDAY, JAN. 15, 7PM

Posted January 14 at 2:02pm

After months of hard work and anticipation, show time is finally here for MVIS’s Fifth Grade Band. Their first public performance, and chance to show off their new instruments and skills, is Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m.

Under the direction of Andrew Hulle, the evening's program will feature selections as a large ensemble and small group performances by section. 

 

Please come out to enjoy the entertainment and to cheer our students’ efforts and musical talent.

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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REGISTER NOW FOR MINISINK VALLEY GIRLS BASKETBALL INSTRUCTIONAL CLINICS

Posted January 2 at 2:04pm

Registration is taking place for the 2019 Minisink Valley Girls Basketball Instructional Clinics Open to all Minisink girls in grades 5-8, to be held Saturdays in February (Feb.2, 9, 16 and 23) from 1 to 3 p.m. in Intermediate Gym C.

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MYSTERY READERS SHARE FAVORITE CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Posted December 26 at 2:23pm

Third graders love mysteries. And surprises! So when December was declared “mystery-reader month” in Cecilia Kosowicz's third grade class, students started each morning with a guessing game.

 

“Once the mystery reader's identity was revealed, the kids would smile from ear to ear,” Mrs. Kosowicz’s said.

 

They had good reason to smile for all their readers were friendly, familiar faces: Mr. Murphy, school security, art teacher Ms. Caporlingua, music teacher Mr. Fisher, elementary school teacher Mrs. Paglia, a few family members—and Principal Paul Dombal who closed the series with Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT BRIAN C. MONAHAN

Posted December 21 at 12:36pm

We have received a number of phone calls today regarding an incident that took place on social media, in which a high school student made racially-charged comments about a fellow classmate.


Please know that we have been aware of this matter since it occurred. The incident was immediately reported to law enforcement agencies at the time. The ensuing external and internal investigations, and collaboration between the district and law enforcement, resulted in disciplinary action for the offending student. The district legally cannot discuss any resulting student disciplinary actions, including this one, for any reason.


The district has no tolerance for hateful language or any type of conduct that endangers the physical or emotional sense of safety and security of our students and staff. Those who choose to test these boundaries will endure the consequences outlined by the district’s code of conduct, and/or those under the law.  


We encourage parents and guardians to have conversations with their children and reinforce these messages at home.

BOARD OF EDUCATION HONORS 'K-KIDS' CLUB FOR 10 YEARS OF INSPIRING INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL COMMUNITY SERVICE INVOLVEMENT

Posted December 11 at 8:54am

The Minisink Valley Board of Education honored the Minisink Valley Kiwanis “K-Kids” Club on the occasion of its 10th anniversary during its Dec. 6 board meeting.

 

Chartered in 2008, approximately 250 kids in third through fifth-grade have been a part of the student-led, student-run group, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley.

 

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SCHOOL COMMUNITY'S DONATIONS WILL CREATE 240 FULL BAGS OF FOOD FOR 'MINISINK CARES' ORGANIZATION

Posted December 6 at 11:38am

The Minisink Valley school community’s kindness and generosity will again be shown in the forthcoming distribution of 240 full bags of food to the 2018 "Minisink Cares" Holiday Food Drive on Dec. 8.

 

"Minisink Cares" is a community organization which provides food and other necessities to families within the immediate community who need a helping hand.

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INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CHORUS CONCERT: TUESDAY, DEC. 11, 7 PM

Posted December 6 at 8:00am

Get into the spirit of the season with a magical evening of choral holiday music on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in the MVIS auditorium, starting at 7pm.

 

Involving students in grades 3-5, under the direction of music/chorus teacher Andrew Fisher, the program's timeless selections will have you tapping and swinging in your seat.

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