OESJ CSD JUNIOR / SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

 44 Center St., St. Johnsville, NY 13452
Principal: David Slater
(518) 568-2011
(518) 568-2797 (fax)

POSTED 5/4/2017

2017 Regents Review

Regents Review has started at the OESJ Junior/Senior High School.  Please click here to view the review schedule and periodically to check for check for changes.

POSTED 5/17/2017

OESJ Career & College Class Visits Local Businesses


Ms. Bellinger’s Career & College Prep class visited five local businesses this semester in order to gain information about different careers.  Ben Morley, Austin Swartz, Morgan Rockefeller, and Megan hart went to:  Sportee Designs, the Post Office, Judy King Insurance, Dannible's, and Lee Publishing.  All of the business owners were very welcoming, generous, and helpful.  To read more about their visits, please click here.



POSTED 5/15/2017

OESJ Junior & Senior High Art Show

During May 15th - May 19th, student artwork will be on display in the hallways surrounding the Gym and in the lobby adjacent to the distance learning room. Open daily during regular school hours as well as until 8 pm on May 16 during the school BOE vote.  Also on display will be the Annual  Community Art Project Barn quilts.


POSTED 5/15/2017

OESJ Ponytail Drive Tomorrow, May 16

There is still time to sign up for the 9th annual OESJ Ponytail Drive.  We are up to 18 people who have committed to donating their hair during this event on Tuesday.  Contact Ms. Jewett at the high school with any questions and to book your time slot with one of the talented hair stylists at the event.  Remember, you aren’t only helping create free wigs for The American Cancer Society, it’s a FREE professional haircut for you. The event is held at the elementary school from 3:30-8:00. To see additional information, click here.


POSTED 5/15/2017

OESJ Jr/Sr High School Music Concert Change

After surveying Parents and Students about the best date for our Spring Concert the OESJ 7-12th Concert has been moved to Wednesday, May 31st at 6:00 PM to accommodate scheduling conflicts of highly active and achieving students in our District!


POSTED 5/9/2017

OESJ Outstanding Business Education Student

Business education instructor, Laura Bellinger, asks you to join her in congratulating Nicholas Papura for being recognized as the OESJ 2016-17 Outstanding Business Education Student.  Nick participated in such classes as:  Business Math, Career & College Prep, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship.  Nick was awarded for academic achievement in business classes as well as for his positive attitude.  Nick’s parents, Stephanie and Bruce Dye, and Ms. Bellinger attended an awards dinner Thursday, May 4, in Albany, where Nick was recognized, along with students from 18 other schools.  The guest speaker was Ashley Miller, sports photojournalist for News Channel 13, WNYT.  Ms. Miller suggested that the students intern, network, and “do what you love”.  This event is sponsored by the Business and Marketing Educators’ Association of the Capital District.  Honorees received gift bags, plaques, and two scholarships were awarded.  Congratulations to Nick from the Business Department!  Pictured: Ashley Miller, WNYT CH. 13 sports journalist with Nicholas Papura, OESJ Outstanding Business Student, and Brad Boyles, Business and Marketing Educators' Association of the Capital District.


POSTED 5/8/2017

OESJ Red Wolves Compete in Regional Envirothon

On Wednesday May 3, the OESJ “Red Wolves” Envirothon team participated in the regional competition at Saratoga Spa State Park.  They competed against eleven other teams in the areas of Forestry, Aquatics, Soils and Land Use, Current Events and Wildlife.  The team tied for second place in the areas of Forestry and Aquatics and look forward to participating again next year. Pictured from left to right are team members Robert Snell, Christopher Swartz, Christopher Abare and Team Advisor Mr. Scott Harris.


POSTED 5/8/2017

OESJ Student Groups Assist with Canal Clean Sweep

Helmont Mills Purchasing and Human Resource Manager, Marty Callahan organized this year’s Canal Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 29th, at the St. Johnsville Marina.  He reached out to OESJ student organizations, including the OESJ FFA and National Honor Society, to assist with the clean up.  The volunteers also planted trees in the area.  Marty stated that they had volunteers from the community and the student groups for a successful clean up and thanked sponsors Lombardo’s and the Little M.  To see additional pictures, please click here.


POSTED 5/4/2017

OESJ Agriculture Teacher Selected as NYAAE’s Outstanding Young Member

Chris Smith, Oppenheim-Ephratah-Saint Johnsville’s High School Agriculture Teacher, has been selected to receive the 2017 New York Association of Agricultural Educators (NYAAE) Outstanding Young Member Award. This award is given to agriculture teachers that have been teaching between three and five years. The award is established to promote qualified teachers remaining in the agriculture teaching profession due to the shortage of teachers. The award is based on experiential learning, involvement and utilization of student organizations, professional growth, and the ability of the teacher to create partnerships, and market the program. The application will be submitted to the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Region where it will be judged on the national level. If selected as the NAAE Region VI winner, Chris would attend the 2017 NAAE Convention in Nashville, TN with all travel and conference expense paid for by John Deere. Good luck, Mr. Smith!


POSTED 5/4/2017

OESJ Honor Roll and High Honor Roll Announced

Congratulations to the many OESJ students that have made Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 third quarter. Click here to view students of the Junior/Senior High School. To view students from the Elementary School, click here.


POSTED 5/4/2017

OESJ Students attend Forum at SCCC

On April 26, business teacher, Ms. Bellinger and four students:  Austin Valleau, Tiffany Groff, Emily Zeidner, and Raymond Cheney attended a forum at Schenectady County Community College.  A panel of two human resources managers and three employees from different businesses spoke and took questions.  The goal of the forum was to help young people who are exploring getting into the workplace to build their interview skills and confidence. To read more about the forum, click here.


POSTED 5/1/2017

Mohawk Valley FFA Member as a Candidate for NY FFA District V President

On April 18th, 2017, Madison Dunbar, the 2016-2017 Mohawk Valley FFA Reporter, went through the NY FFA District President Selection Process. This process consisted of an agriculture knowledge test, a stand and delivered speech, and a personal interview where Madison was scored on a rubric. Madison was scored on her ability to show many things in her interviews like character, communication, critical thinking, passion for success, and influence just to name a few. To read more about Madison and the FFA, click here.


POSTED 4/29/2017

Budget and Prepositions Public Hearing

The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District Board of Education will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Elementary School prior to the Regular meeting. The public is invited to discuss the proposed Budget and Propositions.


POSTED 4/25/2017/UPDATED 4/26/2017

Voter Registration and Voting Locations

OESJ Central School District will be holding a Board of Education Vote on May 16, 2017.  To see if you are registered to vote, please click here.  To find out where your voter location is located, please click here. Unregistered community members can register to vote at the District Office from 8:00 am -3:00 pm, Monday - Friday until May 9. There will also be a registration day at the OESJ Elementary School on May 3 from 2 pm - 6 pm.


POSTED 4/10/2017

Born 2B Viral Event at OESJ High School

OESJ High School will be hosting the event “Born 2B Viral,”  at the High School Auditorium on  Thursday, April 27, from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Please join St. Mary's Healthcare and the Behavioral Health Implementation Committee for a FREE community-wide event focusing on the importance of cyber safety. Hear from speakers and families who have experienced first-hand what it means to be vigilant about teen safety, whether over the internet, through a gaming system or live in-person. There will be a O&A session with our panel, and community resources will be available for more information.  Light refreshments will be served.


POSTED 4/10/2017

Grand Opening of Helping Hands Food Pantry

Thanks to the help of MANY helping hands, the food pantry at DHR school will have it's grand opening on Wednesday, April 12, at 4:00pm. All are invited to join the celebration! As pictured - Mr. Lynch's Varsity Baseball team pitched in to help the pantry become a reality by putting donated shelving units together and then stocking the shelves with all the donations brought in by the elementary school's
helping hands who collected food donations as part of the popular Parents As Reading Partners program. Following the grand opening the food pantry will be open to the public each month on the third Wednesday and the fourth Thursday from 3:30-6pm. Food pantry clients will need to complete an application and have with them 3 items: 1)  ID for each member of their household, 2) proof of address, and 3) proof of income. Applications will be good for one year. Questions can be directed to Mrs. Lape, OESJ District Health Coordinator at 568-2013 or Mrs. M-C at 568-2011.


POSTED 4/6/2017

16th Annual FFA Farm Toy Show a Success

On Saturday, April 1st, unfortunately, the weather was not cooperating, but that did not stop the vendors and the members of the Mohawk Valley FFA. The show hit its largest vendor turnout in the last five years! In addition, we reached a record number of people in attendance reaching over 150, which was over an additional 50 people compared to previous years. This number may not seem to be as large as other shows bring in, but the vendors in attendance have always been happy and able to move toys! This year the toy show featured many activities for children. To read more about the Toy Show and see additional pictures, click here.


POSTED 4/6/2017

OESJ Class of 2019 Hosts Spaghetti Dinner

The Class of 2019 is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser at the HC Smith Benefit Club on Monday April 24th from 4-8 pm.  There will also be a bake sale that evening. Please consider buying a ticket and taking a night off from cooking!  Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $5.50 for children 12 and under.  Take out meals are available.  Tickets will be available at the door for purchase or you can email bryan.crowe@oesj.org.


POSTED 3/31/2017

OESJ 7th and 8th Grade Spring Fling Scheduled

The OESJ 7th and 8th Grade Spring Fling Semi-Formal has been scheduled for Saturday, April 29.  This will be hosted at Iroquois Lanes and cost $20 per student.  Enjoy dancing, food, and a DJ  from 7 pm - 10 pm.  Glow Bowling will follow from 10 pm - 12 am.


POSTED 3/30/2017

Mohawk Valley FFA Members Headed to State Competition


The competition season started on March 4th for the Mohawk Valley FFA as they headed to Hamilton, NY for the District V Leadership Development Competitions. Nine members competed that day in many different competitions. Owen Feagles a seventh-grade member competed in the junior creed speaking contest. Carolyn Littrell a sixth-grade member competed in junior extemporaneous public speaking and placed third and will move on to the substate competition. To read more and see additional pictures, please click here.


POSTED 3/30/2017

OESJ National Honor Society Induction

The OESJ National Junior and Senior Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held on March 28, 2017 in the Jr/Sr High school auditorium.  The new inductees and the active members entered the ceremony under the musical selections performed by Mrs. Mott, Mrs. Brownell and Mrs. Thayer. Adelina Brundage and Liam Sammons carried candles that they used to light the center candle that represents knowledge.  Von Baker led the ceremony with the Pledge of Allegiance.  Mrs. Sitterly was the guest speaker. To see additional photos and to read more, please click here.


POSTED 3/29/2017

National FFA Week

National FFA week was February 18th-25th and as usual, the OESJ CSD was on winter break for most of that week. That did not stop Mohawk Valley FFA members from having multiple events that week to celebrate National FFA Week. On Tuesday, February 21st the Mohawk Valley FFA had two events to celebrate. The first event was at the Tractor Supply Company in Herkimer. At this event, we were not only promoting Tractor Supply’s campaign to support FFA but also to educate the community members on our vertical hydroponic system. To read more and see additional pictures, click here.


POSTED 3/26/2017

National Honor Society

The OESJ Junior and Senior High National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held on March 28, 2017 beginning at 6 pm in the High School Auditorium.  All are welcome to attend.


POSTED 3/17/2017

OESJ 7th Grade Hosts Gallery Walk

On Thursday, March 9th, students in grade 7 hosted a Gallery Walk in the OESJ high school gymnasium from 3pm-4pm.  These students presented their building project proposals for the upcoming school building project.  Students worked in groups of approximately four students per group to create what they believed to be needed in the upcoming building project. To read more and see additional pictures, please click here.



POSTED 3/13/2017

OESJ-AP Scholarship Games Rescheduled

The OESJ-AP scholarship games have been rescheduled for Thursday, March 30 at the High School due to possible weather conditions.


POSTED 3/5/2017

OESJ-AP Scholarship Games

The OESJ-AP scholarship games will be Tuesday, March 14th at the high school. This event raises money for the OESJ-AP scholarship fund.  All proceeds from this event are given as scholarships to seniors. There are games for every grade level pre-K through 12, basket raffles, large item raffles, concessions, a bake sale and the evening ends with a staff vs. seniors volleyball match. Doors open at 4:15, and costs $2.00 for adults (grade 9 and up) $1.00 for children. There's a family max charge of $10.00.

POSTED 2/18/2017

OESJ Honor Roll and High Honor Roll Announced

Congratulations to the many OESJ students that have made Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 second quarter. Click here to view students of the Junior/Senior High School. To view students from the Elementary School, click here.


POSTED 2/18/2017

OESJ to Host Two Sectional Basketball Games

The OESJ Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams will be participating in first round sectional contests next Tuesday, February 21st, at the Jr./Sr. High School gym. The girls will be taking on Loudonville Christian at 6pm, followed by the boys taking on Salem at 7:30. Per Section 2 policy, hosting a sectional doubleheader requires us to charge admission to the games. Children 8 and under are free and the entry fee for all other spectators will be $3. There are no pre-sale tickets, as they will all be sold at the door the night of the games. Please come support our Varsity Basketball Teams!


POSTED 2/1/2017

IMPORTANT: Yearbook Orders for Grades 7-12

Important message regarding 2017 grade 7-12 yearbook orders:

Since our yearbook is something that holds memories for you to have forever, and since it is an expensive purchase......we have an idea that we hope will help more students be able to have one!  Instead of paying the whole $30 at once, we are offering an easier 3 payment plan of $10 each! If you are interested in setting up a payment plan, please see Mrs. Lape or email her at jackie.lape@oesj.org.  The $10 payments will be due: February 17, March 17, and April 13.  The deadline to take advantage of this offer is February 17.  The 2016-2017 yearbook will surely be a treasure that you will be glad to have!


POSTED 1/19/2017

High School HAVOC Fundraiser


The Dynasty proudly presents High School HAVOC to be held as a fundraiser at OESJ High School.  The event will be held on Saturday, February 18 beginning with a “Meet & Greet” at 5:00 PM.  Profits will go towards the OESJ 7th and 8th Grade Field Trip to visit Boston this spring.  Boston is the sear of our nation’s early history.  Students will explore parts of the Freedom Trail and work in some science with a trip to the New England Aquarium!


POSTED 1/19/2017

OESJ Band Performs in Washington, D.C.



On Thursday, January 19, 2017, OESJ Band performed in Washington, D.C.  Students appeared at Fort McHenry, the Jefferson Memorial, and the National Cathedral. Congressman John Faso presented Band Teacher, Dianne Mott, with a flag that was flown over the capitol in honor of the band To see additional pictures and video, please click here.




POSTED 1/13/2017

OESJ Spelling Bee 2017


Twenty-eight, 4th – 6th grade students, stepped onto the stage of the Marge Curtis Auditorium to compete in the Annual OESJ District Spelling Bee.  They did an amazing job spelling in front of their peers, teachers and families. The 2017 Spelling Bee for OESJ Central School District took place on Tuesday, January 10.  To read more and see additional pictures, please click here.



POSTED 12/29/2016

OESJ Basketball Schedule Change

The OESJ boys and girls basketball games have been postponed for tonight due to the inclement weather.  The boys home game in the Coach Cutspec Classic has been moved to tomorrow, Friday, December 30th. The JV boys will play at 1 pm with the Varsity boys to follow at 2:30 against Bainbridge-Guilford.  The girls away game in the Little Falls Tournament has also been moved to tomorrow, Friday December 30th. The Varsity girls will play West Canada Valley at 5 pm at Little Falls High School and the JV Girls will play WCV at 7 pm at Little Falls Middle School. The second round of the tournament is still TBD and the schedule will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.


POSTED 12/22/2016

OESJ is Georgia Strong

On November 23, a benefit for OESJ Senior Georgia Schaffer was held at the OESJ High School.  “Georgia Strong” t-shirts were sold to support the benefit.  
 Pictured standing left to right are Melissa Eagles, Pam Tuner, Denise Sherman, Sue Pedrick, Alma Getman, and Shelli Miller.


POSTED 12/22/2016

7th & 8th Grade Pie Sale

Pies will be at the High School for pick up starting Thursday, December 22, anytime after 3:00. They also can be picked up during the High School Concert.

Thank you to all who support the Pie Sale!

POSTED 12/9/2016/ UPDATED 12/19/2016

OESJ 2016 Updated Christmas Concert Schedule

4-6 Elementary Christmas Concert

Wednesday, December 21st 6:00 PM Elementary School

7-12th Grade Christmas Concert

Thursday, December 22nd 6:30 PM HS Auditorium


POSTED 12/13/2016

OESJ Jr/Sr Academic Extravaganza

OESJ is holding an Academic Extravaganza, December 13, 2016 from 5:30-7:30. To read more, click here.


POSTED 12/5/2016

Patatas Bravas & Guacamole

Eighth grade students in Mrs. Hayes’ Home and Career Skills classes and Mrs. Elliott’s Spanish classes have been learning about different foods. In Spanish class, students read and interpreted a traditional Mexican recipe for guacamole and also a traditional dish from Spain called, “patatas bravas”. To see additional pictures and read more, click here.

POSTED 12/2/2016

OESJ Honor Roll and High Honor Roll Announced

Congratulations to the many OESJ students that have made Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 first quarter. Click here to view students of the Junior/Senior High School. To view students from the Elementary School, click here.

POSTED 11/29/2016

Agriculture Education Students Tour Power Distributors Warehouse and Learn about Fuel Injection

On Wednesday, November 16th students from the OESJ CSD Agriculture Education program visited the Power Distributors regional warehouse. Students of the Small Engine Repair, Agriculture Engineering, and Advanced Welding courses took the day to learn more about the small engine industry. The day started in the shop at the facility where the students observed the assembly of an engine from start to finish.  Click here to see additional pictures and to read more.

POSTED 11/21/2016

OESJ Student Performs in Area All State Concert

Jeff “Dutch” Baker exceptionally represented OESJ at the Zone 8 Area All State Concert Band performance on Friday and Saturday, November 18-19 at SUNY Oneonta. Jeff was selected for this elite group 3 years in a row- based on his NYSSMA scores at various Solo Festivals. The trumpeter and his director set the goal of achieving Area All State status when he was in 7th grade. Through much work and talent, Jeff’s achievements have well surpassed his original destination!   Jeff Baker, congratulations on living the dream! Way to “Shine On”!


POSTED 11/4/2016

Winter Sports Parent & Meet the Coaches Meeting Scheduled

The OESJ Athletic Department will hold its mandatory Winter Sports Parent Meeting & Meet the Coaches night in the High School Auditorium at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday November 9th. Every participating Modified, J.V. and Varsity athlete must be accompanied by at least one parent/guardian. We strongly encourage you to make every effort to attend this program to assure that all the necessary paperwork has been filled out and to receive other important information about OESJ athletics. Further information can be found on the athletic portion of the district website.

The purpose of this meeting is to:

  • Meet the Athletic Director and coaches who will be working with your son or daughter

  • Go over schedules and expectations.

  • Review OESJ's Athletic policies and expectations.

  • Fill out all paperwork necessary for participation for the Winter Sports Season.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, November 9th at 7:15 pm in the High School Auditorium.


POSTED 11/5/2016

Class of 2017 Hosts Spaghetti Dinner & Basket BINGO

The Class of 2017 will host a Spaghetti Dinner and Basket BINGO on November 10, 2016.  For more information, please click here.


POSTED 11/4/2016

OESJ 7th & 8th Graders celebrate Día de los Muertos


Seventh and eighth grade students in Mrs. Hayes’ Home and Career Skills classes and Mrs. Elliott’s Spanish classes have been learning about a popular Mexican holiday called Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. In Spanish class students have read closely and completed a word web about the history, customs, and traditions surrounding Day of the Dead. Click here to read more about the celebration and see additional pictures.


POSTED 10/21/2016

OESJ Boy’s Soccer Team Advances in Sectionals

OESJ won their quarterfinal soccer game, beating the #3 seeded Hartford Tanagers by the score of 2-1.  Jack Brundage tied the game in the first half off a corner kick by Jeff Baker and Zack Mosher scored the game winner with an assist by Trent Barker.  AJ Hayes had 15 saves and Mike Smith, Bob Snell, Seth Myers and Nick Grant played great defense to hold Hartford scoreless for the final 76 minutes of the game.  OESJ will play Wednesday at 5:00 pm vs. the winner of Germantown and North Warren, at Mohanasen High School.


POSTED 10/19/2016

OESJ Homecoming Recap Video


Copy of HOMECOMING Revised.mp4


During Homecoming weekend, OESJ held various events to celebrate their student athletes.  A pep rally was held at the Junior Senior High School.  The first Annual Homecoming Parade was marched down St. Johnsville’s Main Street, followed by a Meet & Greet with athletes. OESJ athletes and alumni also participated in Soccer and Volleyball games.

POSTED 10/13/2016

The Love of Reading in the Library

Learning Commons

Mr. Liberatore’s 7th and 9th period classes are taking advantage of the new library furniture to make themselves comfortable every Wednesday afternoon. Students pick any book they want to immerse themselves in and indulge in 40 minutes of reading for the joy of it.


POSTED 10/8/2016

OESJ Students Explore Career Opportunities


The Career and Technical Education Center located at HFM BOCES offers several career exploration opportunities for juniors and seniors at OESJ. Students enrolled in these programs get hands on practical experience in the career of their choice. Click here to read more and see additional pictures.


POSTED 10/6/2016

Junior Senior High School Welcomes Spanish Exchange Students


The OESJ Jr./Sr. high school and community recently hosted 9 exchange students from Spain. Students from Spain came through a program called Global Friendships with a desire to learn more about our culture and what school life is like in the USA. Click here to read more and see more pictures.


POSTED 10/4/16

OESJ Students Participate in H.O.P.E. Event

On September 27, the OESJ Jr./Sr. HS had twenty-three students from the CHOICES Program and the general student community attend the H.O.P.E Educational Event at the Paul Nigra Center in Gloversville, N.Y.  Our school district was well represented and the students participated in many wellness activities like drumming, aerobics, inspirational crafting, listening to music by Flame, watching an educational film "More Than Sad," and getting information from educational booths. The students did a wonderful job and were active learners! Click here to see more pictures.


POSTED 10/1/2016

OESJ High School Library Transformation:

Moving from a traditional library space towards a learning commons.


Students were very excited to find that the high school library had all new furniture to start the 2016-17 school year. The traditional wooden library furniture was replaced by tables and chairs on casters, upholstered chairs, and a variety of low tables and ottomans. The old furniture has been re-purposed in classrooms throughout the building.  To read more and see additional pictures click here.



POSTED 9/29/2016

10th graders writing their first Thematic Essay in Global Studies

Students have been learning about changes in Europe such as the Protestant Reformation.  Pictured are students using their Chromebooks to write a thematic essay about Martin Luther's 95 Theses.



POSTED 9/29/2016

Advanced Welding Class Utilizes Chromebooks

Advanced welding students are pictured using their Chromebooks to review wire feed welder safety before heading into the shop for the semester. The review is using an online resource called Kahoot. Kahoot allows the students to review while keeping score.  Advanced welding is a new course at the high school this year. Students must have completed the Metal Fabrication and Welding course before enrolling in the Advanced Welding course. Advanced Welding will explore topics like TIG welding, oxyfuel cutting, and students will spend a lot of time in the shop completing welding projects.


POSTED 9/27/2016

OESJ Class of 2019 Officers Elected

The Class of 2019 held their class election on September 21, 2016.  Congratulations to the officers elected.  From left to right: Jack Brundage - Vice President, Robert Snell - President, Adan Vasquez - Treasurer and

Cayla Corlew - Secretary.


POSTED 9/26/2016

Heimlich Maneuver Training for Students


After an incident in the High School Cafeteria, Mr. Slater requested Safety Specialist Jessica Kirby-Barnes provide training on how to effectively use the  Heimlich maneuver during student lunch times. Due to this informative session, both students and cafeteria staff are more aware of how to react and what to do during a choking episode thanks to Mrs. Kirby-Barnes! Job well done!  This photo shows Alexis Sanguine practicing under the direction of Mr. Slater and Mrs. Kirby-Barnes.







POSTED 9/23/2016

OESJ Seniors Awarded RIT Scholarships

The Rochester Institute of Technology recognizes students who have distinguished themselves academically, are active and involved members of their school and community, and demonstrate interest and ability in higher education. Liam Sammons and Abby Mosher have been recognized for the Innovation and Creativity Award Program and are eligible for a $28,000 RIT Innovation & Creativity Scholarship. Jeffrey Baker and Lyndsey Lynch were recognized for the Computing Medal Program and are eligible for a $28,000 RIT Computing Medal Scholarship. Congratulations to Abby, Liam, Jeff and Lyndsey who have proven that hard work and dedication do earn you recognition and academic scholarships.


POSTED 9/22/2016

9th Graders Experience Interdisciplinary Learning in ELA and Social Studies

9th graders have been learning how to write an argumentative essay in Miss McAleese's ELA class.  ​In Global studies students have been learning about the Paleolithic Era and Neolithic Revolution. ​Pictured are 9th grade students applying their ELA knowledge in Miss Collins' Global studies class answering the question, "Were people better off before or after the Neolithic Revolution?"


POSTED 8/31/2016

September 1st Modified Practice Times

Modified Boys Soccer (4:00 - 5:30 at the HS)

Modified Girls Soccer (3:30 - 5:00 at the HS)

Modified Volleyball (4:00 - 5:30 at the Elementary School)


POSTED 8/24/2016 - REPOSTED 8/29/2016

Fall 2016 Sports Schedules

The Fall 2016 Sports Schedules are now available online.  To access the schedules click here.


POSTED 8/25/2016

OESJ Jr/Sr High School Completes Chromebook Boot Camp

During the month of August, the Technology department along with administration was busy with “Boot Camps”, where students and parents gathered to hear why the deployment of Chromebooks for all students was important. Read the entire story here.


POSTED 8/25/2016

Connect to OESJ Jr/Sr High School via Remind

Want to stay connected to the OESJ Jr/Sr high school and receive important updates from the administration? Remind is a free, safe, and simple messaging system that helps schools share information with students and parents. All personal information is kept private and it’s easy to sign up! This is not a replacement for our phone message system; it’s just another way to stay connected.  To sign up, simply send a text message to 81010 and enter the following message: @oesjcsd1 in the message box. Instructions can also be found at Remind.


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