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NEWS HEADLINES [NEWS ARCHIVE]
Students Create 90% Banner for World No Tobacco Day
School Closed Monday, May 30, 2016 As a reminder, OESJ CSD will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day. School will be in session on Friday, May 27, 2016.
Regents Exam Review Sessions Scheduled OESJ Senior High School teachers will be holding Regents Exam review sessions in the upcoming weeks. View the schedule here.
The 2015-2016 Junior/Senior High School Wolfpack Yearbook is now available for sale. Each yearbook costs $35, and can be purchased through Mrs. Lape.
Local Students Attend State FFA Convention
On May 5 to 7, eight Mohawk Valley FFA members attended the New York Statehere.
OESJ Student Receives Award from Fulton County Youth Bureau
OESJ Junior/Senior High School Art Show Winners Announced
The winners of the OESJ Junior/Senior Art Show Winners have been announced. See the results below.
Best Upcycling Awards
Best in show awards
OESJ Board of Education Announces Special Meeting
A special Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 5:30 P.M. at the OESJ Junior/Senior High School. An agenda can be seen here.
OESJ Baseball Team Moves On In Sectional Play
The OESJ Baseball team will play Ft. Ann at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 21 in a Section II Semifinal game . The game will be played at East Field in Glens Falls.
Project Based Learning in Prekindergarten
Eighteen Prekindergarten students in Mrs. Yoder’s class recently completed a studyhere to learn more about the final work they did, and see pictures of each group’s work!
POSTED 5/17/2016; UPDATED 5/18/2016
OESJ Announces Official Voting Results
On Tuesday, May 17, voters in the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District approved the proposed 2016-17 budget, and also both propositions one and two.
Elected to fill the three open Board of Education seats were Susanne Sammons, Dean Handy, and Linda Hart.
Official vote tallies for the budget, propositions, and Board of Education seats can be seen here.
Sixth Grade Biologists Teach Microscope Skills
Mrs. Pedrick’s second graders had a chance to learn about microscopes during a
Elementary School Celebrates Third Quarter Honor and High Honor Roll Students
The OESJ Elementary School recently awarded their students certificates for Third Quarter Honor Roll and High Honor Roll recipients. See their pictures and names here!
OESJ Elementary Welcomes Alex the Jesterhere to see more pictures.
Varsity Baseball and Softball Game Changes
In order to get all of our league games in for the season, the following changes have been made:
-Girls' Varsity Softball will play a doubleheader against Ft. Plain and SPA Catholic (moved from Friday, May 13th) on 5/12/16 at Ft. Plain. The first game will begin at 3:15 against Ft Plain with the other to follow.
-Varsity Baseball against SPA Catholic on Friday, May 13th has been moved to Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 at the village park.
The 8th Annual Ponytail Drive will be held on Tuesday, May 17 starting at 3:30 in the OESJ Elementary School Cafeteria. All students, staff, parents, family members, and community members are welcome to donate, with licensed hair stylists donating their time to the cause. See the flyer for more information and to sign up to donate!
OESJ Envirothon Team Competes at Regional Envirothon Event
The OESJ Envirothon Team, The Red Wolves, competed in the Saratoga Regional
Envirothon on May 4, 2016. The event took place at the Saratoga State Park and included many area schools from area counties. Representing Fulton county was OESJ and Broadalbin-Perth. The Red Wolves studied various aspects of the New York State environment with advisers, Mr. Harris, and Ms. Dopp. This prepared them for the six stations in the competition: Current Issues, Soils/Land Use, Aquatic Ecology, Forestry, Wildlife, and Oral Presentation. For their first time, the team had a very good showing, and know what to expect for next year. When asked what he thought about this experience, Chris Sweeny-Pabis said, "I thought it was quite fun, I'd do it again!" Pictured is the The Red Wolves Mike Ward, Chris Swartz, Robert Snell, and Chris Sweeney-Pabis.
OESJ Elementary Students Raise Money for Little League
Superintendent David Halloran has released the following letter in response to the ad in this week's Pennysaver. Read it in its entirety here.
OESJ Elementary Kicks off PARP Month
The OESJ Elementary School kicked off their annual Parents As Reading Partners
(PARP) reading program. The theme this year is "Entering the Kingdom of Reading.” The program is meant to promote literacy and a love of reading while involving parents. To build on that theme, the entrance to the school has been turned into a castle complete
with bridge, moat and drawbridge. Teachers came in over the April break to build the castle along with volunteers and retired teachers. The program kicked off on May 2 with a visit from the Puppet People. For the month long program calendar, please click here.
OESJ to Launch New Archery Program in Fall 2016
POSTED 5/4/2016 OESJ Junior/Senior High School Annual Art Show Scheduled The OESJ Junior/Senior High School Annual Art Show will take place the week of May 16 to May 20 during regular school hours and on Tuesday May 17 until 8 P.M. Student work from art classes and the 2016 Community Art Barn Quilts will be on display. More information can be found on the flyer here.
The OESJ School District seeks to provide the best possible education for every student. We strive to maintain an excellent learning environment to ensure every student graduates from high school prepared for college and career success.
The mission of the OESJ Central School District is for every student to experience an enriching environment where they will master the skills necessary for 21st century learning and reach their full potential for applying knowledge. All OESJ students will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful and authentic learning through teachers’ use of research based, innovative instructional practices. We will educate our students to become life-long learners, cooperative workers, quality producers and outstanding citizens.
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