NEWS HEADLINES [NEWS ARCHIVE]
First Quarter Report Card Distribution
For the first quarter, elementary school report cards will be handed out at parent / teacher conferences. Middle school and high school report cards will be mailed out on November 10th.
BOE Work Session
On Thursday, October 30, 2014, the Board of Education will hold a work session at 6 P.M. at the Oppenheim Campus in the cafeteria. The agenda for the workshop can be seen here.
Girls’ Varsity Soccer Advances - Sectional Game Scheduled for Friday
The OESJ Girls’ Varsity Soccer team won their second sectional match against Berlin on Tuesday, and will now go on to play Canajoharie in their third sectional match on Friday, October 31 at 6:30 P.M. at Stillwater. There will be a $6 admission charge. Please come out and support our Lady Wolves!
Girls’ Varsity Soccer Sectional Game Scheduled
The OESJ Girls’ Varsity Soccer team won their first sectional match against Fort Plain, and will now go on to play Berlin in their second sectional match on Tuesday, October 28 at 3 P.M. at the Johnstown High School on the grass field behind the building. There will be no admission charge. Please come out and support our team!
Steering Committee Formed to Provide Insight to Finance Study
The Board of Education and the Interim Superintendent have decided that a long-range financial plan for our newly merged central school district, OESJ, should be developed. More information can be found here as it is available, which is also accessible through Finance Study Steering Committee link to the left under District Links. The October 15, 2014 agenda is currently available.
POSTED 10/23/2014; UPDATED 10/24/2014
Girls’ Varsity Soccer Sectional Game Scheduled
The OESJ Girls’ Varsity Soccer team will face Fort Plain in their first sectional match on Saturday, October 25 at 3 P.M. at Herkimer County Community College (HCCC). Please come out and support our team!
TIME CHANGE and Rescheduled - Boys’ Varsity Soccer Sectional Game
The OESJ Boys' Sectional Soccer Game has been rescueduled due to unsafe field conditions. The OESJ Boys’ Varsity Soccer team will face Maple Hill in their second sectional match on Saturday, October 25 at 3 P.M. at 1477 South Schodack Road, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York 12033 behind the bus garage. There will be a $3 admission charge in to the game. Please come out and support our team!
Boys’ Varsity Soccer Sectional Game Scheduled
The OESJ Boys’ Varsity Soccer team will face Canajoharie in their first sectional match at home on Wednesday, October 22 at 3 P.M. on the cemetery field at the Senior High School. Please come out and support our team!
FFA Annual Corn Fritter Supper Saturday, October 18
The Mohawk Valley FFA will host their Annual Corn Fritter Supper this Saturday at the H.C. Smith Benefit Club from 4 – 7. See the flyer below for more information.
DHR Elementary School September Character and Student of the Month Awards
Student of the Month and Character Awards for the month of September have been announced. See the full story here.
Memorandum Regarding Testing Please click here to read a memorandum from the New York State Education Department titled “Assessment Administration in Conjunction with Annual Professional Performance Reviews (APPRs).”
BOE Curriculum and Instruction Committee Meeting
On Thursday, October 16, 2014, the Board of Education Curriculum and Instruction Committee will be meeting at 5:00 P.M. at the OESJ High School.
You are invited to the DHR Elementary School Morning Program! The DHR Morning Program is a gathering of our primary classrooms on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings. We learn good citizenship and practice our public speaking skills. Please join us! Parents, friends, family and community members are welcome! You are just asked to sign in outside of the auditorium when you visit. We hope to see you soon on a Monday, Wednesday, or Friday morning at 8:15!
Middle School Teen Scene Event
Grade 6 through 8 students are invited to a Teen Scene event Friday, October 17, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. sponsored by the PTA. There will be a DJ, activities in the gym, a movie in the library, and refreshments. There is no charge for the event, but students must bring a signed permission slip with them.
Results of the October 7 BOE Special Meeting
The purpose of the effort was to create a written tool by the Board and Superintendent that will guide the Program Deliver Study. The study will identify possible scenario options that the district and community may want to consider as they chart the future of the OESJ Central School District. See the results of the meeting here.
School Pictures Scheduled
The OESJ Senior High School and DHR Elementary Buildings will have school pictures on Monday, October 20th. The OESJ Elementary and Middle School at the OE Campus will have their school pictures on Friday, October 24th. Watch for order forms to come home with your student!
BOE Policy Committee Meeting
On Thursday, October 23, 2014, the Board of Education Policy Committee will be meeting at 4:30 P.M. in the OE Campus library.
Pink Out Game this Weekend
This Saturday, October 11, our Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Soccer Teams will be playing against Northville at Northville. The “Pink Out Games” are part of an effort to raise money American Breast Cancer Society. Donations will be accepted at the door, but are not required. Attendees are also welcome to wear pink to show their support.
OE Campus PTA Sweet "Thoughts" Postcards Fundraiser
The OE Campus PTA will be selling "Sweet Thoughts" postcards again this year. Please see the flyer here for more information if you have a student at the OE Campus.
BOE Building and Grounds Committee Meeting
On Monday, October 6, 2014, the Board of Education Building and Grounds Committee will be meeting at 5 P.M. in the high school library.
Technology in the DHR UPK
School is back in session and for the four year old children in the Universal Pre-K class at D.H. Robbins Elementary; it is a new world of adventure. See the full story here.
POSTED 9/24/2014; UPDATED 10/3/2014
BOE Special Meeting
On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, the Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting at 6 P.M. in the OE Campus Cafeteria. The agenda for the meeting can be seen here.