NEWS HEADLINES [NEWS ARCHIVE]
Mohawk Valley FFA Attends the National FFA Convention
Mohawk Valley FFA Members Compete at the National Level
Holiday Break Scheduled for Monday, December 22, 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015
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.
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.
Finance Study Steering Committee to Meet
Board Meetings Scheduled for the Week of Monday, December 15, 2014
POSTED 12/8/2014; UPDATED 12/13/2014
Committee Meetings Scheduled
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
School Closed Tuesday, December 9, 2014The OESJ Central School District will be closed today, Tuesday December 9, 2014, due to bad weather conditions. District Offices will also be closed.
Committee Meetings Scheduled
POSTED 12/5/2014; UPDATED
Tonight’s Cutspec Tournament Games Cancelled
2014-2015 Sectional Champions to be Honored at Thursday Night Home Opener
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.
Third through Fifth Grade Celebrate Thanksgiving at D.H. Robbins ElementaryThe 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OE Campus Announces First Quarter Honor and High Honor Roll for Grades 3 - 8; Reception ScheduledOESJ 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.
First Quarter DHR Gold and Silver Star List
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.
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.
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.
School Picture RetakesOn 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.
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).
Two Hour Delay
There will be a two hour delay today, Monday November 17, due to bad weather conditions.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.