9th Graders Perform “Shakespearean Tragedy” Original

Miss. McAleese’s and Miss. Schmidt’s 9th grade students performed their own “Shakespearean Tragedy” for the school in May. The students worked in groups to write an original script that ties into a concept from Global Studies, and key pieces from their Shakespeare unit in ELA. The play is titled “The Battle of Love,” and the …

7th Grade Attends STEM Conference at FMCC

A select group of seventh grade girls choose to attend this year’s STEM conference held at FMCC. The event focused on topics designed to encourage young girls to explore science, technology, engineering and math with fun, interactive workshops and activities. While at the STEM conference the girls had the experience of being on a local …

Budget Vote Results

Budget Passed: 198-120 Bus Proposition Passed: 200-112 BOE Member Election Results: Neil Clark – 168 votes ( 1-year term) Chad Barnes – 174 votes (3-year term), Shellie Walrath – 188 votes (3-year term) Jeremy Brundage – 172 votes (2-year term)

A ‘sweet’ time had by all at a Night in Candy Land

The OESJ Class of 2021 hosted an event for all PreK-6th grade students and their families. The theme of the event was, “A Night in Candy Land.” Little ones danced the night away to music donated by Pure Entertainment with their special guests. The prince and princess of Candy Land were there spreading joy among …

Elementary Students Study Augmented Reality

Students in grades K-6 learned about Augmented Reality in Technology Class. Students used the QuiverVision app on iPads to make their two dimensional drawings spring from the paper. Grades K-2 have been learning about animals and colored animals. Grade 3 and 4 have been studying the seven continents and colored maps. Grade 5 discussed the …

FactMaster Zachary Young

Fifth Grader, Zachary Young is the second student at OESJ Elementary to ever complete the XtraMath program. XtraMath is an online program used to help students master their math facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Zachary has mastered all his facts and was able to complete each fact in 1.5 seconds. Congratulations Zachary, our …

Youth Serving Veterans Cleanup

Stephanie Austin, Ethan Lansing, and Joshua Villegas volunteered their time on Saturday, April 28, to visit the homes of local veterans to rake leaves and clean up yards.  They did an excellent job and deserve recognition for giving up their day to help others along with Mr. Crowe.

Food Science Tours Beech-Nut

The Food Science and Technology course taught by Chris Smith toured the Beech-Nut food processing facility in Amsterdam this spring. Students started the tour with food safety in mind. Students dressed with lab coats, safety glasses, ear plugs, hair nets, beard nets, and had to remove all of their jewelry before entering the facility. Students …

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