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MINISINK VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL

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

ANNOUNCING STATE ASSESSMENTS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND MATH FOR GRADES 3-8

Posted March 18 at 1:26pm

This spring, and for the second consecutive year, Minisink Valley Central School District will administer New York State’s English and Math assessments for grades 3-8 as computer-based testing. We encourage all students to participate.

 

While the primary focus in our classrooms is on learning, literacy and life skills, assessments are essential to our understanding of each student’s academic progress, and possible need for additional supports.

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EIGHTH-GRADE RECITAL NIGHT: TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 7PM

Posted March 18 at 10:15am

For band and chorus students, the Eighth-Grade Recital is the crowning achievement of the skills and talent they developed throughout their middle school musical career. They are eager to show you how hard they’ve worked, and how far they’ve come. They are also excited to host and entertain you with some to their favorite selections.

Join them in the relaxed atmosphere of their school cafeteria this Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m., and enjoy eclectic performances by the large band and chorus ensembles. Highlights include, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” “Lovely,” “Rewrite the Stars,” “Mamma Mia,” “Head Above Water,” “Set Fire to the Rain,” and “I Want You Back” as a grand finale.

Save-the-Dates:

  • Spring Band Concert: Thu., May 9, 7:45 p.m.
  • Spring Chorus Concert: Wed., May 29, 7 p.m.

MVMS WRITING WORKSHOP WITH ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OPEN TO ALL GRADES

Posted March 18 at 9:10am

All middle schoolers with a penchant for the written word can seize an exciting opportunity to unleash their writer’s voice with the help of acclaimed author Tami Charles.

 

Also an outstanding speaker and former teacher, Tami Charles will offer a series of writing workshops to Minisink Valley’s for all grades, on Tuesday, March 19.

 

Everyone has a story to tell, but when it comes to actually writing it, questions and doubts can get in the way: Where do I start? What if my grammar is off? What if no one wants to read my story?!

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 SOJOURNER TRUTH AWARDS HONOREES

Posted March 13 at 1:47pm

Thirty-seven Minisink Valley Middle and High School students were honored for their achievements at the 29th Annual SUNY Orange Sojourner Truth Awards ceremony, on March 9. Our honorees were cheered by accompanying school administrators, faculty, and family members.

 

The Sojourner Truth Awards celebrate the cultural diversity of Orange County youth, recognize the accomplishments of students, and empower them to pursue their education goals. Award recipients are nominated by their teachers.

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KIDS-NIGHT-OUT REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED—MORE EVENTS TO COME!

Posted March 13 at 10:06am

The announcement of the March-15 Kids-Night-Out event was met with great enthusiasm, and registration is now closed for both sessions.

Many thanks to all who have signed up! The girls varsity swim team is excited about the community's response and looking forward to hosting you on Friday. If you missed this event, several others are being planned and will be announced in the weeks ahead. 

OWL PELLETS OFFER SEVENTH-GRADE LIFE SCIENCE STUDENTS A 'HOOT' OF A LESSON

Posted March 13 at 8:38am

Charles Hoffman's seventh-grade Life Science class students had a “hoot” recently learning about owl pellets.

 

Owl pellets?

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MIDDLE SCHOOL CHARACTER EDUCATION EFFORTS CONTINUE WITH INTERNET SAFETY AND SOCIAL MEDIA AWARENESS ASSEMBLIES

Posted March 12 at 1:12pm

All middle school students were again reminded about internet safety and social media awareness during two assemblies presented by Trooper Esther Suarez of New York State Police Troop F-SP in Middletown today, March 12.

 

The assemblies are part of the Minisink Valley School District’s ongoing commitment to character education, an important part of students’ social and emotional development.

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SPRING MODIFIED SPORTS TRYOUTS BEGIN, REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 22

Posted March 11 at 10:05am

Spring season tryouts for modified sports (grades 7-8) start today, Monday, March 11. Interested students can still register through March 22.

REGISTRATION PROCESS: Log into FamilyID to complete registration forms. If you have previously completed the “Intent to Participate” online form, simply log in to complete the process. For additional registration information, including physical exam, start and tryout dates, go to the 2019 Spring Registration section of the Athletics page.

GIRLS VARSITY SWIM TEAM PRESENTS: KIDS NIGHT-OUT POOL PARTY, FRIDAY, MARCH 15, AGES 6-13

Posted March 11 at 10:00am

WHAT: Swimming • Music • Games • and Pizza!
WHEN: Friday, March 15
TWO SESSIONS: 5:15 - 7:15 p.m. & 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE: Children ages 6-13
WHY: To have fun and help raise funds for the Girls’ Varsity Swim Team
REGISTRATION Links: Session I / Session II 
PARTICIPATION: $20 per student • Space limited to 60 registrants per session
QUESTIONS: Megan Donnelly, Head Coach • mdonnelly@minisink.com • 845-355-5879
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FOUR MINISINK VALLEY TEAMS TO COMPETE IN MARCH 8 'ODYSSEY OF THE MIND' REGION 5 TOURNAMENT

Posted March 8 at 2:54pm

GOOD LUCK to the teams representing Minisink Valley High School, Minisink Valley Middle School, Minsink Valley Intermediate School and Otisville Elementary School at this weekend's Odyssey of the Mind Region 5 Tournament at Orange-Ulster BOCES in Goshen!

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