Coding taught at the elementary school

During the month of December, all students in grades K-6 completed the Hour of Code. Computer science is a very important technology skill, it teaches logic, problem solving, and creativity. It will help prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow. In January, students in grades 3-6 started a coding course. Mrs. Parry would like to …

Blue-Bot Robots

Students in grades K-2 continued to learn about programming using Blue-Bot Robots. The children used the directional and sequence buttons on the back of the Blue-Bots to program them to move across the mat and solve a problem. The Robots excited the students to problem solve.

Class of 2018 Scholarships and Awards

VALEDICTORIAN Madison Richardson  – $125 given by the St. Johnsville Business Girls SALUTATORIAN Dakota Corapi – $100 given by the St. Johnsville Business Girls BEST AVERAGE FOR A MATH MAJOR Madison Richardson – $30 given by Mr. Matthew Battisti MADELYN PERRY MEMORIAL MATH AWARD Madison Richardson – $25 from the Scholarship Fund to the senior who has been successful …

2018 Graduation Speeches

Valedictorian address, Madison Richardson Over the past four years of high school, we’ve all learned quite a bit. Well… maybe not what you think we learned. But… we’ve learned that we are probably the worst procrastinating class as a whole in the school, also the smallest, but when it came down to it, we got …

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

In front of family and friends, the 38 members of the graduating Class of 2018 bid farewell to the halls of OESJ Jr./Sr. High School this evening. The fifth annual commencement was held in the school auditorium. Valedictorian Madison Richardson offered a few pieces of advice to the graduates: “Take action. Every story you’ve ever connected …

OESJ 6th Grade Graduation

Sixth grade graduation was held at OESJ on June 21st. Students will be moving on to the Junior High at the High School building this fall. Awards were given for the highest average in each subject and highest average overall. There were also Citizenship awards, the Never Give Up award, and the Always do the …

Experienced educator Joseph Natale to lead OESJ in the 2018-19 school year

The Board of Education has turned to an experienced educator to lead the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville school district (OESJ) through the 2018-19 school year, kick start the capital project and help mentor the next superintendent. Dr. Joseph L. Natale has been named OESJ’s interim superintendent through June 30, 2019. He began June 11th and succeeds David Halloran, who …

Annual 6th Grade Trout Release

OESJ sixth graders released the brook trout they have been raising all year.  This year boasted the largest number spawned from eggs to date, a whopping 142!  Students traveled to SUNY Cobleskill last fall to spawn the eggs, brought them back to the tank in the classroom and studied them all year. Once at the …

OESJ 7th & 8th Graders Experience the ADK

Students in grades 7 and 8 had the opportunity to attend a two-day overnight trip to the Adirondacks June 14-15.  Sixty-five students escorted by six staff members and four parent chaperones left early Thursday morning for Fort Ticonderoga on upper Lake George. There they toured the fort, participated in an hour-long experience of “A Life …

OESJ May Elementary Wolf Awards

The OESJ Elementary announces the May Wolf Award recipients: Kindergarten: Leella Kretser, Kayne Hart, Iris Windecker 1st Grade: Brady Brown, Temprance Corso, Hunter Corso 2nd Grade: Brennan Trumble, Grace Steenbergh, Isabella Berry, Alyvia Richards, Preston Senatore, Keaghan Stowell, Isabella Alvarez, Louis Dobradi 3rd Grade: Myles Hayes, Jackson Polidori, Aristotle Hand, Emma Countryman 4th Grade: Elliana …

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