MINISINK VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

P.O. Box 217 Slate Hill, NY 10973
(845)355-5150 / fax (845)355-5198

CONGRATULATIONS TO TOP RANKED MV WRESTLING

Posted March 3 at 10:56am

"Congratulations to the Minisink Valley "Warrior" Wrestling program as our varsity wrestling team was recognized last weekend at the Wrestling Championships in Albany as the New York State Undefeated Team Champions for the 2014-15 season.  The team finished the season 

30-0 breaking a school win record and ranked #1 in New York.  Our entire school district and the MV community join Head Coach Kevin Gallagher and Assistant Coaches Scott Hendershot and Jeremiah Biddle in congratulating the team on an amazing season.

Individual medal honors were achieved by seniors Michael Raccioppi (2nd in NYS at 145 lbs) & Gerard Daly (3rd at 120 lbs) and junior A.J. Aeberli (5th at 160 lbs).    Congratulations Warriors !!! "  

MRS. MCELROY'S ART 4 CLASS PARTICPATES IN VAN'S CUSTOM CULTURE ART COMPETITION

Posted February 26 at 11:18am

Mrs. McElroy's Art 4 students are participating in the Van's 6th Annual Custom Culture art competition.  They are in the process of designing and creating 4 pairs of Vans shoes customized around the themes of art, music, action sports, and local flavor.  We congratulate Mrs. McElroy's art 4 class on participating with incredible designs that represent a taste of the talent of the students of MVHS.  Click on the following link to find out more about the contest:  http://sites.vans.com/<wbr />customculture

RICHIE WIERZBICKI-MCMICKLE TO COMPETE IN NATIONIAL AUTO COMPETITON

Posted February 25 at 3:54pm

Congratulations to Richard Wierzbicki-McMickle, a Minisink Valley HS Senior and Nicholas Maurer of Warwick Valley HS for their first-place win at the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) statewide competition.

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, Richie and Nick, second-year automotive students in the Auto Technology Program at the CTE Center, participated in the GNYADA New York State Finals competition at The Center for Automotive Education and Training in Whitestone Queens, NY after they qualified for the state competition in the GNYADA Regionals in January.

The competition consisted of six work stations and on-car faults. The work stations included Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Safety using a Subaru XV, Evaporative Emissions, Wheel Service/NVH, Vehicle Inspection, Repair Order Writing and Professional Development (Job Interview).

The on-car portion of the competition comprised of finding malfunctions deliberately installed in the vehicle which were in the following areas; safety equipment, lighting, electrical, ignition, starting, engine and emission controls, charging systems, and accessory equipment.

Richie and Nicholas will now compete in the the National Competition to be held at the Javits Convention Center in NYC on April 7 and 8 during their annual car show. For the national competition they were assigned a BMW vehicle and will start practicing at Orange County BMW to prepare for this final competition.

We are proud of these talented young men and wish them good luck as they gear up for the Nationals.

FRENCH CLASS CELEBRATES MARDI GRAS

Posted February 18 at 12:41pm

On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, Mr.Gunn's French 3,4,and 5 students celebrated Mardi Gras by sampling some delicacies from the French speaking world. Everyone had a wonderful day of French cultural immersion. Mr.Gunn would like to express his gratitude to the parents of these wonderful students for having raised them so well and for having  given him the pleasure of teaching them French. 

SIX SWIMMERS FROM 12-0 VARSITY SWIM TEAM HEADING TO STATES

Posted February 17 at 8:46am

The Boys Varsity Swimming and Diving Team finished their regular season a perfect 12 and 0.  That is two undefeated seasons in a row and the boys pushed their three year record to 39 and 1.  This past weekend, the team competed in the Section 9 championship meet at Valley Central HS. Overall, they finished in third place narrowly behind Newburgh and Pine Bush.  As a result of this meet, Minisink will be sending 6 swimmers to the State Meet in Ithaca, NY on February 26-28.  Zack Vreeland qualified in the 100 yard butterfly as he just missed the school record in this event.  The Medley Relay of Vreeland, Hunter Cooney, Garrett Doherty and Will Eger set a new school record in the Medley and will compete at the state meet.  On the final swim of the Section 9 Championship, the 400 free Relay of Griffin Deutsch, Will Eger, Michael Flaherty and Zack Vreeland qualified for the State Meet by less than .3 seconds.  It was a magical finish for this amazing group of athletes.  Congratulations to Coach Golden, Coach Sutera, Head Lifeguard- Tyler Gennarelli, and the entire team.

MVHS HOST ANNUAL JROTC DRILL MEET

Posted February 10 at 11:34am

On Saturday, February 7th, the Minisink Valley JROTC hosted its annual Drill Meet. JROTC Programs from Connecticut, New Jersey, and of course New York participated. Congratulations to our JROTC Warriors who earned 2nd place overall in the league competition. Our Unarmed Color Guard (Anthony Bozzone, Sierra Mitts, Colin Truex, and Logan Crance) took 2nd place and Armed Color Guard captured 3rd. The Unarmed Squad, led by Logan Crance, beat out Newburgh Free Academy’s Air Force JROTC to take 2nd place. Angelica Sierra and Jennifer Francois showed great creativity which resulted in them earning 3rd place in the Unarmed Duel Exhibition. Tyler VanBuren showed exceptional discipline by beating out over 150 cadets in the Knockout Competition and earned a 2nd place finish. Big thanks go out to our Parent Boosters for providing the food and drinks and running the concession stand. They continue to make us look good by making it happen year after year. Great job Warrior Battalion!

POPS CONCERT RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 12 @ 7:00PM

Posted February 10 at 12:17am

The MVHS Music Department Pops Concert will take place in the High School auditorium at 7:00pm on Thursday, February 12. Choral and Band ensembles will perform. The admission/donation for the concert is $5.00 per person. Children 4 years old and younger are free. Last chance tickets for Bethel Woods season passes will be sold at the concert. All proceeds will benefit the band's upcoming trip to Florida. Music is the best remedy for a cold and snowy winter.

ART 3 CLASS CREATES "VIRUS" ART

Posted February 4 at 12:19pm

Many artists are inspired by the microbial world – viruses, bacteria, fungi, or even anything that needs a microscope to observe. Mrs. Hoban-Rich’s Art 3 class created these artistic interpretations of viruses, cells and other biological organisms by using acrylic paint, water color paint, chalk and oil pastel.  Minisink Valley High School is happy to celebrate learning across the curriculum and the impressive tallents of our students.  

C-TEC STUDENTS, RICHARD WIERZBICKI-MCMICKLE & SARAH PARMERTER PLACE AT COMPETITION

Posted February 3 at 3:48pm

Congratulations to Richard Wierzbicki-McMickle and his team member for placing third in the GNYADA (Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association) Regionals held in January at The Center for Automotive Education & Training in Whitestone Queens NY. The students competed under the guidance of their CTE Auto Tech instructor Matthew Dykes.

With their placement in the competition, Richard and his team member will advance to the GNYADA Finals to be held on February 10, 2015 in Queens. They will be represented by Healey Chevrolet from Middletown, who is sponsoring them with a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze. One team from the GNYADA Finals will advance to the National Competition held at the Javits Convention Center in NYC, April 2015.  Richard is pictured with his award. 

Congratulations to Sarah Parmerter for earning second place in the Nurse Assisting Category at the Skills USA Regional Competition held in January at Rockland Community College.  At this annual event, career and technical education students compete against their peers across the region in 18 judged contests in hands-on and written contests.

 

 

JANUARY 2015 REGENT WEEK EXAM SCHEDULE (Update 1/27/2015)

Posted January 27 at 11:29am

The inclement weather from Monday and Tuesday has forced a change in the January 2015 exam schedule.  To provide students with an opportunity to take their state and local exams, MVHS is implementing an updated exam schedule.  Please review the exam schedule updated on 1/27/15 (click here for exam schedule) and be reminded that the transportation schedule will remain effect for these exams.  A final note: Mid-term exams from Monday (1/26/15) afternoon and all day Tuesday (1/27/15) will be administered in regularly scheduled classes on February 2-4, 2015.


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