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POSTED 12/18/2014

Mohawk Valley FFA Attends the National FFA Convention
The Mohawk Valley FFA attended the 87th National FFA Convention.  Read the full story here.



POSTED 12/18/2014

Mohawk Valley FFA Members Compete at the National Level
Members of the Mohawk Valley FFA Chapter in New York were one of 43 teams participating in the National FFA Meats Evaluation and Technology Career Development Event (CDE).  Read the full story here.



POSTED 12/17/2014

Holiday Break Scheduled for Monday, December 22, 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015
As a reminder, the OESJ CSD will be on a holiday break from Monday, December 22, 2014, through Friday, January 2, 2015.  Students last day of school before the holiday break will be Friday, December 19, 2014, and students will resume school on Monday, January 5, 2015.



POSTED 12/17/2014

Committee Meeting Cancelled; Finance Committee Meeting Scheduled

The Board of Education Curriculum and Instruction Committee scheduled for Thursday, December 18, 2014, is cancelled.  In its place, the Board of Education Finance Committee will meet in the OE Campus Conference Room 313 on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 5 P.M.




POSTED 12/16/2014

Committee Meeting Cancelled

The Board of Education Finance Committee scheduled for Tuesday, December 16, 2014, is cancelled. All other meetings will happen as planned this week.


POSTED 12/15/2014

Finance Study Steering Committee to Meet
The Finance Study Steering Committee will meet on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 5:30 in the OE Campus Library. More information on the Finance Steering Committee can be found here.



POSTED 12/15/2014

Board Meetings Scheduled for the Week of Monday, December 15, 2014
As the Board of Education moves forward in the superintendent search, the following meetings will take place this week:

  • Monday, December 15, 2014 at 6 P.M. in the OE Campus Library

    • Executive Session to review superintendent applications

  • Tuesday, December 16 at T.B.D. in the OE Campus Library

      • Executive Session to choose six finalists


POSTED 12/8/2014; UPDATED 12/13/2014

Committee Meetings Scheduled
The Board of Education Finance Committee will meet this Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 5:30 in the D.H. Robbins Library, weather permitting. The Board of Education Building and Grounds Committee will meet Monday, December 15, 2014, at 5:00 in the High School Library. The Board of Education Policy Committee will meet on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 4:30 in the OE Campus Library. The Board of Education Curriculum and Instruction Committee will meet on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 5:00 in the OE Campus Conference Room.


POSTED 12/5/2014

D.H. Robbins Elementary School First Annual Turkey Trot a Success

Gobble! Gobble! Gobble!!!  The November weather turned out to be absolutely perfect, and DHR was the setting for the school's first annual Turkey Trot on Monday, November 24th.  Read more and see a picture of the winners here.


POSTED 12/11/2014

High School High Honor Roll Breakfast Rescheduled

Due to today’s two hour delay, the OESJ High School High Honor Roll Breakfast originally scheduled for today, Thursday, December 11, 2014, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 8:30 A.M.


POSTED 12/11/2014

Two Hour Delay for Thursday, December 11, 2014

The OESJ Central School District will be on a two hour delay today, Thursday, December 11, 2014, due to bad road conditions.  


POSTED 12/10/2014

All After School Activities Cancelled for Wednesday, December 10, 2014

All after-school activities for Wednesday, December 10, 2014, have been cancelled, including the D.H. Robbins Elementary Holiday Concert and the Girls’ Basketball Games at Spa Catholic.  The D.H. Robbins Elementary Holiday Concert will now be held on Monday, December 15, 2014, at 6:30 P.M.


POSTED 12/9/2014

OESJ Schools Announce Holiday Concert Schedule

The OESJ Central School District has announced its Holiday Concert Schedule for all the schools in the district. Click here for more information.


POSTED 12/9/2014

OESJ PTA Hosts Bingo Night

The PTA hosted a Bingo Night for PreK-5 students and their families on November 14th in the elementary/middle school cafeteria. See the full story here.



POSTED 12/9/2014

OESJ Sixth Grade Students Send Care Packages Overseas

Sixth grade students in the OESJ Central School were recently made aware of a local man stationed overseas in the Army. Read how the students decided to help and see pictures here.



POSTED 12/9/2014

School Closed Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The OESJ Central School District will be closed today, Tuesday December 9, 2014, due to bad weather conditions.  District Offices will also be closed.


POSTED 12/8/2014

Committee Meetings Scheduled
The Board of Education Finance Committee will meet this Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 5:30 in the D.H. Robbins Library, weather permitting. The Board of Education Building and Grounds Committee will meet Monday, December 15, 2014, at 5:00 in the High School Library.


POSTED 12/5/2014; UPDATED

Tonight’s Cutspec Tournament Games Cancelled
All basketball games for tonight, Friday, December 5, at the OESJ High School are cancelled.


POSTED 12/3/2014

2014-2015 Sectional Champions to be Honored at Thursday Night Home Opener
During Thursday night's opening home Boys’ Basketball games in the High School Gym, OESJ CSD will be honoring last year's Sectional Champion teams: Girls’ Soccer, Girls’ Softball, and Boys’ Baseball during halftime of the JV Basketball Game. In addition, between the JV and Varsity Basketball games, Congressman Gibson is slated to be here to help us dedicate the United States Flag that was flown over the Washington Capitol last year for OESJ School District.  The JV Basketball Game will start at 5:30.  Everyone is encouraged to attend to help honor our teams.


POSTED 12/1/2014

Regular Board of Education Meeting Thursday, December 4, 2014

There will be a regular Board of Education meeting on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 6 P.M. in the OE Campus Cafeteria. The agenda can be seen here.


POSTED 11/30/2014

Third through Fifth Grade Celebrate Thanksgiving at D.H. Robbins Elementary

The students in third, fourth, and fifth grade enjoyed a special Thanksgiving this year at the D.H. Robbins Elementary School.  Read the full story and see pictures here.


POSTED 11/25/2014

Early Dismissal Drill Today, Tuesday, November 25

The OESJ Central School District will be conducting an early dismissal drill today, Tuesday, November 25.  All students will be dismissed at 2:35.  Students being picked up at the OE Campus will be held in the bus garage, and parents are asked to report there to sign out their children.  Parents at the DH Robbins Elementary School who will be signing out children should remain in their cars until buses and walkers have gone.  At that time, they can then come to the parking lot near the pre-k classroom to sign your child out.


POSTED 11/23/2014

OESJ Central Schools Thanksgiving Break

The OESJ Central School District will be closed Wednesday, November 26 through Friday, November 28, 2014 for Thanksgiving Break.  School will resume on Monday, December 1.


POSTED 11/23/2014

D.H.R. Elementary School Pays Tribute to Area Veterans

On November 10th, 54 area Veterans took center stage at D.H.R. Elementary School.  Read more and see pictures here. 

 


POSTED 11/22/2014

OESJ High School Announces First Quarter Honor and High Honor Roll Recipients

The OESJ Senior High School has announced its first quarter honor roll and high honor roll recipients for the 2014 - 2015 school year.  See the complete list here.


POSTED 11/22/2014

OE Campus Announces First Quarter Honor and High Honor Roll for Grades 3 - 8; Reception Scheduled

OESJ Elementary/Middle School Principal Jeanine Kawryga has announced Honor and High Honor Roll recipients for the first quarter of 2014-15 school year.  See the complete list here.  There will be a reception for the student recipients and their parent or guardian on Tuesday, December 2 at 8:15 AM in the OE Campus Cafeteria.


POSTED 11/22/2014

First Quarter DHR Gold and Silver Star List

The David H. Robbins Elementary School has announced the names of students on the first quarter Gold and Silver Star lists.  See the complete list here.


POSTED 11/22/2014

Superintendent Focus Groups Results

On Thursday, November 13, 2014, Dr. Patrick Michel met with students, staff, and community members to discuss what they felt the expectations and characteristics of the new superintendent should be.  The results can be seen here.


POSTED 11/19/2014

BOE Work Session

On Thursday, November 20, 2014, the Board of Education will hold a work session at 6 P.M. in the High School library.  The agenda for the workshop can be seen here.



POSTED 11/19/2014

Reminder: Half Day for Students on Thursday, November 20, 2014, and School Closed for Students on Friday, November 21, 2014

As a reminder, Thursday, November 20, 2014, will be a half day for students.  Dismissal will be at 11:30, and all students will be served lunch before they leave.  Friday, November 21, 2014, school will be closed for all students.  Both days are in order to allow for parent/teacher conferences.  Please call your child's school if you have any questions.


POSTED 11/19/2014

School Picture Retakes

On Tuesday, December 2, school picture retakes will be done in both the D.H. Robbins Elementary Building and the High School.  On Thursday, December 4, picture retakes as well as activity group pictures will be taken at the OESJ Elementary and Middle School.


POSTED 11/19/2014

Act with Respect Always Presentation

On Wednesday, November 19 at 6:30 PM in the High School Auditorium, Coach Rich Johns will present his presentation “Act with Respect Always.”  All are invited to attend, with student athletes and their parents required to attend.  More information on Coach Rich Johns and his message can be found on his website.  A brief review of his presentation at the D.H. Robbins Elementary School can be seen here.




POSTED 11/4/2014: UPDATED 11/17/2014

PTA Wolves Clothing Sale - ITEMS ADDED

The OESJ Elementary/Middle School PTA will be holding their Second Annual Wolves Clothing sale.  Watch for a flyer to come home with your student, or view the flyer here for more information and to order!  In addition to what is available on the flyer, you may also purchase a youth full zip fleece jacket with an embroidered logo for $26 (sizes YS - YXL) and a youth short sleeve digital camo with a black and silver screened logo for $19 (YS - YXL).


POSTED 11/17/2014

Two Hour Delay

There will be a two hour delay today, Monday November 17, due to bad weather conditions.


POSTED 11/16/2014

First Annual Scholarship Games a Success

The OESJ Association of Professionals would like to thank the community and the students for their overwhelming participation in the First Annual Scholarship Games.  Read more on the event's success here!


POSTED 11/16/2014

DHR Morning Program Welcomes Special Guests

On a Friday in October, the DHR Elementary Morning Program was treated to special guests.  See the full story here.


POSTED 11/16/2014

October Wolf Award Winners Announced

The October Wolf Award Winners were honored in a ceremony on November 7, 2014, in the OESJ Elementary/Middle School Cafeteria.  See the full story here.


POSTED 11/12/2014; UPDATED 11/13/2014

Board of Education Special Meeting

Tonight's special Board of Education meeting has been cancelled. The community forum with Dr. Michel being held in the high school auditorium at 6 P.M. is still being held.


POSTED 11/12/2014

BOE Community Forum

On Thursday, November 13, 2014, the Board of Education will sponsor a community forum at 6 P.M. in the high school auditorium.  Dr. Michel, BOCES Superintendent, will be facilitating a public forum for community members to share their thoughts on what qualities and attributes the district's new superintendent should possess.  


POSTED 11/12/2014

Help Us Help Our Troops Overseas

OESJ sixth graders have been put in contact with a graduate of the former OE district who is now serving in the Army and is stationed overseas. They have written letters to him and are now in the process of collecting items to make care packages to send over to be distributed to other soldiers. They are asking for donations of items for the care packages, with hopes to put together 100 care packages, get them sent out right around Thanksgiving for arrival by Christmas time.  View the flyer here for more information on how and what to donate!


POSTED 11/12/2014

Ninth Grade Academy Students Attend Educational Field Trip

The OESJ Ninth Grade Academy students attend a field trip to the Albany Institute of History and Art to visit the Ancient Egyptian exhibit.  Read more here.


POSTED 11/12/2014

Harvest Celebration a Big Hit with Fifth Graders at DHR Elementary School!

Friday, October 31st, was an exciting day of fun and learning for students at DHR!  Fifth Grade students and their teachers enjoyed learning about the history of corn husk dolls and how they were made.  Read more here.



POSTED 11/11/2014

Class of 2016 School Clothing Sale

The OESJ Class of 2016 is currently holding a school apparel sale.  See the picture below for item choices, cost, and information on ordering! 



POSTED 11/6/2014

September Wolf Award Winners Announced

The September Wolf Award Winners were honored in a ceremony on October 3, 2014, in the OESJ Elementary/Middle School Cafeteria.  See the full story here.



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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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