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MINISINK VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PO Box 217 Route 6, Slate Hill, NY 10973 (845)355-5270 / fax (845)355-5147

ATTENTION PARENTS/GUARDIANS OF K-5 STUDENTS, 2019-20

Posted June 11 at 11:30am

We will soon begin the early stages of the student placement process for the 2019-2020 school year. While parental requests for a specific teacher cannot be honored, parents/guardians may participate in the placement process by completing the district’s Parental Input Form.

If you are unable to download the form at home, please contact the school's office to request a hard copy. It will be sent to you by mail.

We value your input and we encourage you to share your insight. If you choose to participate, please return the form to the main office of your child's school, no-later-than Monday, June 17, 2019.

KIDS-NIGHT-OUT SPONSORED BY GIRLS VARSITY GOLF TEAM: THURSDAY, JUNE 13

Posted June 11 at 11:15am

WHAT: Fun activities and games

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, June 13, 6-7:45 p.m. • MV High School Gym

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Children ages 6-13

REGISTRATION: Click here to register • $15 per participant • Space is limited to the first 60 registrants

QUESTIONS: Coach Brian Golden • bgolden@minisink.com • 845-355-5166

(Note: The original date for this event was June 7. The date was changed due to an unforeseen conflict.)

2019 ORANGE COUNTY DIARY PRINCESS VISITS MINISINK VALLEY ELEMENTARY SECOND-GRADERS

Posted June 11 at 10:56am

Got cheese? Got yogurt?


Students in Sally Mankoo’s Minisink Valley Elementary second-grade class do, thanks to a June 7 visit by Gabby Miyoshi, the 2019 Orange County Dairy Princess!


Gabby stopped by to talk about healthy eating (yes, dairy is important!) and read some stories. She also brought students some cheese and yogurt snacks. The second-graders were thrilled to have a chance to meet “a real life princess!”

MINISINK VALLEY ELEMENTARY STUDENTS HAVE A BLAST EXPLORING VEHICLES DURING ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION DAY

Posted May 21 at 1:23pm

On a crisp, sunny day, what’s more fun that being outside and getting to explore some really, really cool vehicles?

 

That’s what Minisink Valley Elementary kindergarteners, first-graders and second-graders did during the school’s annual Transportation Day.

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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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MVES STUDENTS LEARN NEW SKILLS AND SHOW KINDNESS WITH "KIDS HEART CHALLENGE"

Posted May 13 at 1:50pm

Minisink Valley Elementary students put their heart and muscle into this year’s Kids Heart Challenge, at school and at home, the week of April 30-May 4.

 

The Kids Heart Challenge replaces Jump Rope for the Heart but the focus is the same: teaching students about the workings of the heart, the importance of eating healthy and exercising for good heart health, and making a difference in the lives of kids with special hearts by raising funds for the American Heart Association (AHA).

 

The program involves learning new physical skills, watching related videos, collecting Heart Hero characters, and more.

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

Posted May 8 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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MVES SECOND GRADE CHORUS SPRING MUSICAL, "RATS!" ON TUESDAY, MAY 7, 7PM

Posted May 6 at 3:45pm

“Ain’t it great to be a rat, ain’t it great to be the big cheese?”

MVES second graders want you to find out for yourself this Tuesday, May 7, at 7 p.m., as they bring you “RATS!”—a humorous musical adaptation of the story of Pied Piper. Directed by music/chorus teacher Cliff Loretto, “Rats” will make you smile, laugh, and tap along to some great songs!

They have beautiful voices, lots to sing and smile about, so bring the family to this this colorful and animated choral production of a timeless fairy tale.

MEASLES UPDATE: PLEASE BE ALERT AND REVIEW THE DIRECTIVES FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Posted May 3 at 9:10am

Parents and guardians: Orange County Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Irina Gelman is advising school districts that as of April 30, there are 23 confirmed cases of measles in Orange County.

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UPDATE YOUR DISTRICT APP FOR NEWS AND NOTIFICATIONS

Posted April 30 at 8:05am

The Minisink Valley CSD app has been updated. 

  • Current users: Please update your app and follow indicated steps to ensure the receipt of push-notifications and customize your preferences. Note that the old version of the app is no longer supported.
  • Don't have the MVCSD app yet? Download it today: iOS devicesAndroid devices.

The MVCSD app gives you mobile access to MVCSD news, calendars, lunch menus, student/parent resources, and more. To receive information about school closings, early dismissals, and other district or school-specific events, please make sure to allow for push-notifications in your preferences.  


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