REVISED Many thanks to the OESJ community!

REVISED – affidavits were counted this morning, and some of the vote totals changed from an earlier version of this story. The revised figures also show that the purchase of a maintenance building in St. Johnsville passed – by 3 votes. Thanks to the OESJ community for supporting the 2019-20 budget and propositions during voting …

Wolfpack Basketball Banquet to be held June 6th

There will be a banquet held for the boys basketball team on June 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Jr/Sr gym. This is opened up to the community. If you would like to attend please fill out the form here. Any questions please email Coach Brundage at jason.brundage@oesj.org

More than 100 students enjoy OESJ’s prom 2019

More than 100 OESJ students – 104 to be exact – attend the Prom at The Georgian with a view of Lake George last Saturday, May 11. Grand March attendees packed the HS auditorium. Each couple strolled along a lantern lit walkway under the Eiffell Tower in Paris The crowning ceremony was highlighted by Juniors: …

Retirement Reception in Honor of Mrs. Jackie Lape to be held June 8th

Please join us for a reception in honor of Mrs. Jackie Lape as she retires after 41 years as a dedicated nurse to the students of the OESJ School District. The reception will be held on June 8th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at the DH Robbins Building. Come share memories, enjoy refreshments and …

Four candidates vying for three seats on the Board of Education on May 21

Four candidates – including the three incumbents – have filed petitions to seek three seats on the Board of Education on May 21. Voting will be held from 12 noon to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21 at Jr./Sr. High School auditorium (44 Center St., St. Johnsville) and at the Elementary School gymnasium (6486 State …

Capital Project Update at Jr/Sr High School

Current construction as part of the ongoing Captial Project at the Jr./Sr. High School will cause important changes to the building that will take effect starting tomorrow, Monday, April 29th. The following are the important changes you need to be aware of: 1. There will be NO through traffic. Morning drop-off procedures will remain the …

Skyrocketing health care costs impacting 2019-20 school budget

Tax levy would rise by 3% under the budget proposal; spending plan includes academic initiatives Faced with a crushing increase in health insurance costs for OESJ’s 157 staff members, the Board of Education has developed a budget that will increase the tax levy, add new programs and eliminate some staff positions. The spending plan going …

Board of Education plans to search for a new superintendent next year; hopes to keep current interim in place

The Board of Education is pleased with the direction that Interim Superintendent, Dr.Joseph Natale, has positioned the district in while serving as the chief administrative officer these last nine months. For that reason, board members have decided to extend their search for a new superintendent into the 2019-2020 school year and open discussion with Dr. …

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