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MINISINK VALLEY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

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

SPRING RECESS: MONDAY, APRIL 15, THROUGH TUESDAY, APRIL 23

Posted April 11 at 12:15pm

Minisink Valley schools will observe spring recess Monday, April 15, through Tuesday, April 23. Classes resume Wednesday, April 24. A restful and safe spring break to all our faculty and students. 

MINISINK'S OUTSTANDING MUSIC PROGRAM REPRESENTED AT NYSSMA SPRING FESTIVALS

Posted April 16 at 8:20am

Students from Minisink Valley's Middle School, Intermediate School, and Otisville School had an outstanding showing at the NYSSMA festival on April 5-6, at Monroe Woodbury Middle School. Several students will take part in additional festivals later in the season.

 

Each spring, the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) hosts festivals across the state where students perform prepared solos and scales before a judge and receive a score. Students don't compete against other students, but rather against themselves as they try to achieve the highest score possible, while improving their musicianship.

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“RESILIENCE”: FREE SCREENING, DISCUSSION ON CHILDHOOD STRESS AND HEALTH, APRIL 30

Posted April 15 at 11:49am

It’s been over 20 years since the country’s largest investigation into the lifelong impacts of adverse childhood experiences, namely childhood abuse and neglect. More recently, scientific research has conclusively linked toxic levels of stress during childhood with specific health and social impacts that can last a lifespan. Now, creative and concerned pediatricians, educators and communities are seizing on this knowledge to help break the cycle of adversity and related diseases. To learn more, and help make Minisink Valley a stronger community, the Orange County Parenting Coalition invites you to a free screening and facilitated discussion of "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope," Tuesday, April 30, 7 p.m., Minisink Valley Middle School auditorium.

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MVPTO BOOK FAIR ENCOURAGES READING AND CONVERSATION

Posted April 11 at 11:49am

You never know what learned skills might come in handy when you're out in the world. At the annual Scholastic Book Fair organized by Minisink Valley’s PTO, the conversation among students was as much about math as it was about reading: How many books can I buy with the money I have? How much money will I have left if I buy this book instead of the other?

 

“There are so many good books, I have no idea what to choose,” said fifth grader Ava Downing with her cash in hand. She finally settled on two horror stories.

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MINISINK VALLEY PTO PRESENTS SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR, APRIL 9-11, GRADES K-5

Posted April 8 at 9:29am

The Minisink Valley Parent-Teacher Organization will host the annual Scholastic Book Fair for MV Elementary and Intermediate School students, April 9-11, in Gym C.

Schedule of events:

  • Tuesday, April 9: Grades K-2 shop during school hours
  • Tuesday, April 9: FAMILY NIGHT, 6-9 p.m. All are welcome! Book signing with Mary Hossann, author of “If a cow laughs, does milk come out of her nose?”
  • Wednesday, April 10: Grades 3-5 shop during school hours
  • Thursday, April 11: Last chance shopping for all students, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Please make checks payable to MVPTO. Sales tax will be applied to total purchase. Online purchases/link available through Sunday, April 17. Contact: Gloria Tatum, Book Fair Chairperson, minisinkvalleypto@gmail.com / EVENT FLYER

PUBLIC BUDGET DEVELOPMENT MEETING: THURSDAY, APRIL 11

Posted April 4 at 3:03pm

Officials of the Minisink Valley School District will hold a 2019-20 budget development session on Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m., in the middle school auditorium.

 

At the meeting, district officials will update the community on the latest state aid projections, budget development and factors contributing to budget challenges for 2019-20.

 

As always, the budget development process is open to the public and the community is encouraged to attend. Time permitting, community members wishing to comment on the budget process will have up to four minutes each for their remarks.

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MVHS CHEERLEADERS PRESENT FREE "CHEER SOCIAL" FOR GIRLS K-8, ON APRIL 11

Posted April 4 at 11:15am

Minisink Valley High School Cheerleaders invite girls in grades K-8 to a FREE "Cheer Social" on Thursday, April 11, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., in the HS cafeteria.

Enjoy ice-cream, games, baked-goods, and learn about the cheerleading program.

Register now online. Pre-registration is required and ends April 10, or at 70 registrants, whichever comes first. 

We hope to see you there! 

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM CHRISTIAN RANAUDO, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION, ON THE STATUS OF NYS ELA ASSESSMENTS

Posted April 2 at 2:46pm

A revised assessment schedule for New York State ELA assessments is now in place as a result of technical issues facing ALL Orange County schools for the assessments planned for today, April 2. Please review the new schedule.

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A MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT BRIAN MONAHAN REGARDING UNUSED SNOW DAYS

Posted March 27 at 3:01pm

As a result of unused snow days, the Minisink Valley Central School District has declared Tuesday, April 23, and Thursday, May 23 as "give back" days.

 

School will now be closed for students on these two additional days.

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HIGH SCHOOL AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL STUDENTS HAVE A 'TANOSHII' TIME IN COLLABORATIVE WORK TIED TO JAPANESE CULTURE

Posted March 26 at 1:49pm

Inter-school collaborative efforts are commonplace within the Minisink Valley Central School District.

 

A recent example is the combined efforts of high school art teacher Jenna McElroy and Intermediate School third-grader teacher Gary Passamonte to foster cultural appreciation.

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INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL WINS FIRST PLACE AT NEW YORK STATE ODYSSEY OF THE MIND CHAMPIONSHIPS AND IS GOING TO WORLD COMPETITION!

Posted March 24 at 9:04am

The Minisink Valley Intermediate School Odyssey of the Mind team is going to WORLD COMPETITION!

 

The team won first place in its division at the New York State Odyssey of the Mind competition on March 23 and will now compete against teams from all over the world at Michigan State University at the end of May.

 

 

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