$21.3 million budget with slight tax increase adopted by Board of Education; spending plan would increase the tax levy by 0.37%

Proposed budget, bus purchase proposal and Board of Education candidates to be considered by voters during June 9 absentee ballot voting Interim Superintendent Joseph Natale admits this was one of the most difficult budgets for him to develop in nearly 40 years in education. The COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic dislocation have created uncertainties about …

Elementary and Jr./Sr. High School academic plan outlined

Dear OESJ Families, As you likely know, Governor Cuomo announced the executive order closing school buildings for the remainder of the academic year. During this time, the OESJ CSD will continue to deliver instruction through the at-home-learning model. We understand that this has been and will continue to be a challenging and incredibly stressful time …

School closed for the rest of the academic year; budget votes set for June 9

May 1, 2020 Dear OESJ families and staff, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during his May 1 press briefing that New York schools will remain closed through the end of the school year to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This evening, the Governor also signed an Executive Order designating June 9th for school …

Mrs. Sprouse writes a book for students about Coronavirus

Dear OESJ Families, I’ve been part of the OESJ school district for over twenty years. Most of that time has been spent with the Pre-K. Many of you may not know I am also an author for adult novels. When the Coronavirus sent us all home, I know it was frightening and overwhelming for all …

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Packets Available

Pre-K and Kindergarten registration packets are available for students in the OESJ district.  Students must turn four by December 1st to be eligible for Pre-K and must turn five by December 1st to be eligible for Kindergarten. You can print and return the registration packet to the elementary school or if you need a hard …

School is closed until at least Friday, May 15; classes could resume on Monday, May 18

April 17, 2020 Dear OESJ families and Staff, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced during his April 16 press briefing that New York State “Pause“ will continue through Friday, May 15 to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. As part of that order, schools throughout the state will remain closed during that period of time.  The governor …

SUNY Releases Virtual Events for High School Juniors

SUNY is excited to release a SUNY Virtual Events schedule for high school juniors! Even though they are unable to meet with students in person right now, they remain excited to help them with their SUNY college search. SUNY Virtual Events include: SUNY Information Sessions featuring 40+ Campuses Which SUNY Are You? Information Sessions Financial …

Superintendent’s Letter – School closure extended to April 29 – NYS Regents exams in June canceled

Dear OESJ families and Staff, As you may have heard, Governor Cuomo has extended the statewide school closure another two weeks, from April 15 until April 29, to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. If the closure is not extended schools will now reopen on April 29th. This includes the original April break week of …

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