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POSTED 2/26/2015

OESJ BOE Committee Meeting Cancelled

The OESJ Board of Education Personnel Committee meeting scheduled for tonight, Thursday, February 26, 2015, has been cancelled.  The Board of Education workshop to be held at 6 PM in the High School library will continue as planned.


POSTED 2/26/2015

D.H. Robbins Elementary Active Parenting Now Workshops Cancelled

Due to a lack of interest, the Active Parenting Now workshops scheduled to take place at the D.H. Robbins Elementary school are cancelled.


POSTED 2/26/2015

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Game Closes a Successful Season

The OESJ Girls’ Varsity Basketball Team had their first winning season since 2001, and the most wins since the 1997 season.  The team went 12-7 in Coach Marchese's first year as Varsity Head Coach.  In addition, Rylie Smith had a 400+ point season, scored 1212 career points and was named WAC North Co-MVP.  Congratulations to the team on a great season!


POSTED 2/26/2015
OESJ Boys' Sectional Basketball Game
The OESJ Boys' Varsity Basketball team will play their second sectional game against Lake George on Friday, February 27, at 5 PM at the Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) Gym.  There will be an admission charge for the game.


POSTED 2/25/2015

OESJ BOE Committee Meeting and Workshop Scheduled

The OESJ Board of Education will hold a Personnel Committee meeting at 5 PM on Thursday, February 26, 2015, in the High School Library.  The Board of Education Workshop will be held following at 6 PM in the same location.  The agenda for the workshop can be seen here.


POSTED 2/23/2015

Pre-Kindergarten and New Kindergarten Student Registration

The OESJ Central School District announces registration for Pre-Kindergarten and new Kindergarten students.  The district will begin to mail out registration packets to families that they know have Pre-K aged children during the week of March 2.

A child who turns 4 years of age prior to December 1, 2015, is eligible to enroll in Pre-K.  Please contact Julie Taylor at the D.H. Robbins Elementary School, 518-568-7023, or Anna O’Connell at the OESJ Elementary/Middle School, 518-568-2014, ext. 104, to obtain a registration packet.


POSTED 2/23/2015

Date Change for OE Campus Active Parenting Now Workshops

In the months of March and April, Catholic Charities will be hosting a series of workshops at the Oppenheim Campus for parents of students aged 5 - 12.  The dates of the workshops for the Oppenheim Campus have changed, so please consult the flyer for the latest information available here.  The series of workshops to be held at the D.H. Robbins Elementary School will continue as previously scheduled.


POSTED 2/23/2015

Ski Club Field Trip Announced

The OESJ Ski Club will be taking a field trip to Royal Mountain on Saturday, February 28, 2015.  More information and a permission slip can be found here.

POSTED 2/21/2015
February 2015 OESJ News
The February edition of the OESJ CSD newsletter is available for download here.


POSTED 2/21/2015

OESJ Holds Spelling Bee

On January 28, 2015, thirty students in grades 4-8 participated in the annual spelling bee.  They were joined in the high school auditorium by all their classmates to help cheer them on.  Read the entire story, including pictures, here.


POSTED 2/20/2015

OESJ Boys' and Girls' Sectional Basketball Games Scheduled

The OESJ Boys' Varsity Basketball team will play their first sectional game on Tuesday, February 24, at 7 PM at home in the OESJ High School Gym. The OESJ Girls' Varsity Basketball team will play their first sectional game also on Tuesday, February 24, versus Mekeel Christian Academy at 6 PM in Scotia.


POSTED 2/16/2015

OESJ Pupil Capacity Analysis Concluded

The results of the pupil capacity study conducted by Dr. Paul M. Seversky have been released.  The purpose of this study was to provide “a school building pupil capacity assessment that documents how the instructional spaces in all of the school buildings of the OESJ Central School District are utilized in the 2014-2015 school year to deliver the current kindergarten through grade twelve program including special education.”  It also “provides an assessment of pupil capacity of each building measured against local district goals for grade level class sizes and measured against State Education Department building aid unit capacity guidelines for instructional space.”  The study in its entirety can be seen here.


POSTED 2/16/2015

Jump Rope for Heart Assembly Rocks DHR

Coach Hillary Cool held her culminating assembly for this year's Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser to benefit the American Heart Association on February 12th. The Reaney Memorial Auditorium at DHR was literally jumping with excitement and competition.  Read the entire story here.


POSTED 2/15/2015

Boys' Basketball Games Cancelled

The Boys' Basketball games scheduled for Monday, February 16, 2015, are cancelled. The Boys' JV and Varsity teams will now play Canajoharie on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at home, with JV starting at 5:30.

POSTED 2/12/2015

Two Hour Delay for Friday, February 13, 2015

The OESJ Central School District will be on a two hour delay tomorrow, Friday, February 13, 2015.  



POSTED 2/11/2015

Wolfpack Varsity Basketball Players Team Up with Biddy Basketball

The Wolfpack Varsity Basketball team has spent the last two months volunteering their time to work with younger students on their basketball skills.  Players worked two hours each Saturday morning from early December through early February at the St. Johnsville Youth Center to run the K-3 Biddy Basketball Program.  Below is a picture of the second and third grade division of the program along with the OESJ Varsity Basketball players.  Great job to the K-3 players, and to our Varsity Basketball players for volunteering their time!




POSTED 2/11/2015

High School Announces Second Quarter Honor and High Honor Roll Recipients

The OESJ Senior High School has announced its second quarter Honor Roll and High Honor Roll recipients for the 2014 - 2015 school year.  See the list of students in its entirety here.


POSTED 2/11/2015

OE Campus Announces Second Quarter Honor and High Honor Roll

OESJ Elementary/Middle School Principal Jeanine Kawryga has announced Honor and High Honor Rolls for the second quarter of 2014-15 school year.  See the list of students in its entirety here.


POSTED 2/11/2015

David H. Robbins Elementary Announces Second Quarter Gold and Silver Star Students

The David H. Robbins Elementary School has announced the names of students on the second quarter Gold and Silver Star lists for the 2014-2015 school year.  See the list of students in its entirety here.


POSTED 2/9/2015

Girls’ JV and Varsity Basketball Games Rescheduled

The JV and Varsity Girls’ Basketball games against Canajoharie originally scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2015, have been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 5:30 at the high school.


POSTED 2/9/2015

Board of Education Meeting to be Held Tonight, Monday, February 9, 2015


As a reminder, tonight’s Board of Education meeting will still be held as scheduled at at 6:30 PM in the OE Campus cafeteria.  The agenda for tonight's meeting can be seen here.


POSTED 2/9/2015

School Closed Monday, February 9, 2015

The OESJ Central School District will be closed today, Monday, February 9, 2015.  However, the Board of Education meeting scheduled for this evening will go on as scheduled.


POSTED 2/8/2015

New York State FFA Secretary and District V President Visit Mohawk Valley FFA


On Thursday, January 29, 2015, the Mohawk Valley FFA hosted two NYS FFA Officers for a Chapter Visit. Maria Martinez, NYS FFA Secretary, and William Terrell, NYS FFA District V President, have spent this week networking with the members of our FFA district, and delivering a message about communication. Read more about their visit to our FFA chapter here.


POSTED 2/6/2015

OESJ Class of 2016 to Host Circus

The OESJ Class of 2016 will be hosting “Mike Naughton’s Yankee Doodle Circus” on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. in the OESJ High School Gym.  Please not the change in time from information posted prior.  Information on how to purchase presale tickets can be found here.



POSTED 2/4/2015

Public Forum for Superintendent Candidate and Board of Education Meeting Rescheduled

Due to Monday’s snow day, a public forum for the third superintendent candidate will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 7 to 8 P.M. in the High School auditorium.  More information on the three candidates and the public forums can be found here.  As a result, Thursday night’s scheduled Board of Education meeting will be held on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 6:30 PM in the OE Campus cafeteria. The agenda for Monday night's meeting can be seen here.



POSTED 2/3/2015

Dylan Klock Scores 1000th Point

Congratulations to Dylan Klock on scoring his 1000th career point tonight against Northville by draining a three!


                       


POSTED 2/2/2015

School Closed Monday, February 2, 2015

The OESJ Central School District will be closed today, Monday, February 2, 2015, due to weather conditions.  



POSTED 1/30/2015

Ski Club Field Trip Announced

The OESJ Ski Club will be taking a field trip to McCauley mountain on Sunday, February 9, 2015.  More information and a permission slip can be found here.



POSTED 1/29/2015

Girls’ JV/Varsity Basketball Games Rescheduled

The OESJ JV and Varsity Girls’ Basketball Games against Canajoharie originally scheduled for Friday, January 30, 2015, have been rescheduled to Monday, February 2, 2015, at home at 5:30 P.M. The OESJ JV and Varsity Girls’ Basketball Games against Sharon Springs have been rescheduled to Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Sharon Springs at 2:00 P.M.


POSTED 1/28/2015

Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville BOE announces superintendent finalists

The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District Board of Education has announced three finalists in its search for a new superintendent of schools. As part of the final stages of the selection process, each candidate will meet community members at a public forum and have a chance to talk about his background, leadership qualifications and his approach to education in a small, rural setting. More information on the public forums for each candidate and candidate biographies can be seen here.


POSTED 1/28/2015

First Annual OESJ Alumni Basketball Game Scheduled

The First Annual OESJ Alumni Basketball Game will be held on February 21, 2015 at 5:00 in the OESJ High School gym. The game is open to all OESJ, OE, and St. Johnsville alumni, with games for men and women, under 30 and over 30.  The cost to play is $15 per person, which will cover a t-shirt for the game.  Proceeds will be donated to the OESJ Baseball and Softball programs.  If you are interested in playing, contact Darin Lynch or Dan Hart.


POSTED 1/28/2015

Leadership Education Remains Priority for New York High School Agriculture Programs

More than 550 middle and high school students from around New York state, gathered at the Embassy Suites hotel in Syracuse from January 24 – 25, 2015, for an intensive leadership conference. 7 members of the Mohawk Valley FFA attended the two day conference. Read more on their experiences here.


POSTED 1/27/2015

Spelling Bee to be Held Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in the High School Auditorium starting at 9 A.M.  Representatives from grades four through eight will be competing, with all students in grades three through eight from both the D.H. Robbins Elementary School and the Oppenheim Campus in attendance.  Community members are welcome to attend.


If needed, a snow date of Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the same time and location has been scheduled.



POSTED 1/26/2015

OESJ Board of Education Scheduled to Meet

The OESJ Board of Education will meet Thursday, January 29, 2015, at 6 P.M. in the OE Campus Cafeteria for an open discussion and work session.


The Board of Education will conduct an open discussion regarding the recommendations made as part of the school lunch study that was distributed to the Board of Education in December.  The study is posted on the district’s website 

here along with addenda to the study.   The public’s input will be welcome and action may be taken following the discussion.


The Board’s regular work session will immediately follow the school lunch discussion.  The public is welcome to attend but no public participation is scheduled for the board’s work session.  No board action is anticipated during the School Board’s work session.  The agenda for the work session can be viewed here.



POSTED 1/22/2015

OESJ High School Announces Regents Week Schedule

Monday, January 26, 2015 through Thursday, January 29, 2015, there will be no regular classes for high school students. Students will be picked up on the morning bus run for both AM and PM Regents Exams. Students who have an afternoon exam will be able to work on school work, study, or relax in the library in the morning while waiting for their exam to begin.  Buses will make an early afternoon run to deliver students home from the AM exams. Afternoon exams start at 12:15. Any student not riding in on the AM bus run for an afternoon exam needs to be at school by 12:00. There will be a 4:00 bus run each day for students who need a ride home from the PM exams.  Regular classes will resume on Friday, January 30, 2015.



POSTED 1/22/2015

Results of OESJ School Lunch Fund Program Review and Recommendations Available

The OESJ “School Lunch Fund Program Review and Recommendations” conducted by Joyce C. Smith and published in December 2014 is available for review here.



POSTED 1/21/2015

Rylie Smith Scores 1000th Point

Congratulations to Rylie Smith on scoring her 1000th point tonight as our OESJ Wolves beat Fort Plain 52 to 24!


                               



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DISTRICT VISION

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.

DISTRICT MISSION

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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