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MINISINK VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL

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

MEMORIAL DAY SCHOOL CLOSING: THURSDAY, MAY 23 - MONDAY, MAY 27

Posted May 22 at 9:02am

Minisink Valley schools will be closed Thursday, May 23, through Monday, May 27. Thursday, May 23, was declared a giveback day due to unused snow days. Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, marks the observance of Memorial Day. This important holiday commemorates men and women who have given their lives in military service to our country.

In remembrance of our brave soldiers, the American Legion George Smith Post 1607 will host the annual Memorial Day parade in Unionville on Monday, May 27, beginning at 10:30 a.m. MV Middle School Band, the High School Warrior Marching Band, JROTC (Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps), and several other youth groups will be marching, as they do each year. All community members are encouraged to participate. 

Classes will resume Tuesday, May 28.

INAUGURAL DISTRICT K-12 ART SHOW A HUGE SUCCESS!

Posted May 20 at 9:38am

Minisink Valley's first-ever K-12 Art Show, Scholarship Silent Furniture Auction, Fashion Show, Video Production presentation AND Empty Bowls Fundraiser was a phenomenal success, with hundreds of people seeing the tremendous artistic talent of our students!

 

If you weren't able to attend the art show, visit the district's Facebook page to see photos from the evening: Minisink Valley Central School District

 

Thank you to all the teachers who played a role in the success of the evening!!

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IT'S GETTING CLOSE! PLANS ARE PROGRESSING FOR MINISINK VALLEY'S 'RELAY FOR LIFE' ON JUNE 1

Posted May 16 at 9:35am

Here's some additional useful information about Minisink Valley's "Relay for Life" to support the American Cancer Society, which is taking place on June 1.

 

Everyone in the district is invited to participate and be part of this event to promote cancer awareness, celebrate survivors and caregivers and fund cancer research and treatments. Be part of this great cause and make a difference!

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CLASS OF 2019 STUDENTS LEAVE LEGACY AT MIDDLE SCHOOL

Posted May 15 at 3:35pm

Class of 2019 MacKenzie Arns and Evan Stouber, both NHS officers, have long stood out for their commitment to serving others in their school and community. In their senior year, MacKenzie and Evan’s legacy of service extended to the Middle School when they founded the new Show-What-You-Know Club (SWYK Club).

 

Open to all students in grades 6-8, the SWYK Club has been meeting monthly every second-Wednesday, right after school. MVHS members of the National Honor Society take turns showing and teaching their talents and special skills to Middle School students.

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SIXTH-GRADE SCIENCE CLASSES SEE THE STARS AND CONSTELLATIONS WITH 'STARLAB' PORTABLE PLANETARIUM

Posted May 15 at 11:47am

Minisink Valley Middle School sixth-graders had a unique opportunity to witness the night sky in the school’s auditorium during science lessons with the StarLab portable planetarium.

 

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MIDDLE SCHOOL'S 'STARS OF HOPE' TO BE DISPLAYED AT THE MAY 30 DEDICATION OF THE 9/11 MEMORIAL GLADE AT THE NATIONAL SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM

Posted May 14 at 11:58am

The stars recently created and temporarily hanging on trees outside of Minisink Valley Middle School will have the honor of being displayed at the new 9/11 Memorial Glade, located in the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in Manhattan, when it’s officially dedicated on May 30.

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FIFTH AND SIXTH-GRADERS TO REPRESENT MINISINK VALLEY AT MAY 11 ORANGE COUNTY MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION'S ELEMENTARY ALL-COUNTY FESTIVAL

Posted May 10 at 3:22pm

Congratulations to these fifth and sixth-grade singers and musicians who will represent the Minisink Valley School District at the Orange County Music Educators Association’s Elementary All-County Festival tomorrow, May 11, at Pine Bush High School.

 

Students are: Caitlin Anton, Elizabeth DePolito, Patricia Deslandes, Gabriella Faison, Allison Gerson, Eva Geczi, Mya Green, Samantha Kassel, Gavin McGinnis, Sarai Millwood, Faith Padavano, Gavin Pitt. Ella Reicherter, Cailin Slowik, Audrey Stokes, Gabriella Wildrick and Gianna Wildrick.

 

They are among the BEST of the best in Orange County!

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MVMS UKULELE CLUB TO PERFORM IN MIDDLETOWN'S SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Posted May 9 at 3:14pm

Having made their mark at the first-ever Youth Music Festival in Middletown last May, the  Middle School Ukulele Club has now been invited to perform in the city’s Summer Concert Series.

This makes MVMS’s Ukulele Club a part of the local music scene. “It's so amazing to see Ukulele Club on a schedule with so many big, local names!” said Shane Peters, music teacher and club advisor.

So grab the picnic blanket and bring the family to Run 4 Downtown Park on Thursday, May 23, starting at 6 p.m. Our students are the second act and they will also close the concert. 

MVMS BUILDERS CLUB ROLLS UP SLEEVES FOR THEIR SCHOOL

Posted May 9 at 12:46pm

No experience necessary. School pride and community spirit get the job done!

 

On a perfect spring afternoon, student-members of the Middle School’s Builders Club and their advisors joined their building principals on a clean-up and beautification of the school grounds. They got down in the dirt pulling weeds and collecting trash, digging and pruning, planting and collaborating.

 

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MVMS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SERVES UP TEACHER APPRECIATION, ONE CUP AT A TIME

Posted May 9 at 9:39am

NOTHING says "thank you" like a free and fresh cup of coffee delivered to your door, first thing in the morning! Ask MV Middle School teachers—and nurses, and staff!

 

Throughout TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK, May 5-10, members of Student Government are ringing a bell outside every classroom to announce their very appreciative Coffee Cart and service, with a smile. The privilege and responsibility is assigned to a different grade each day of the week.

 

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HABLANDO Y ESCUCHANDO: EIGHTH-GRADE SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDENTS HAVE A LANGUAGE, CULTURAL, HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY LESSON WITH TEXAS FOURTH-GRADERS

Posted May 6 at 10:57am

Jacqueline Mazariegos’ eighth-grade Spanish class had a recent oportunidad de practicar hablando y escuchando Español with students in Laredo, Texas during a class lesson which featured language, culture, historical and even technology awareness opportunities.

 

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