Superintendent’s Letter: Plans being made for graduation and year-end activities

May 15, 2020 Dear OESJ families and Staff, I know that many of you are thinking about the end of school year, particularly our graduation ceremony. Please know that we have also been thinking about this. Administrators, faculty advisors and students continue to work together to come up with creative plans to recognize our graduates …

Elementary schedule for picking up students’ belongings on May 15 and 18

Elementary students’ belongings are now available for pick up at the elementary school. To comply with social distancing guidelines to limit the number of people in public places, we are staggering days when parents can come to the school for pickup. Please wear a mask when entering the school building. Please note the following schedule: …

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 …

Upcoming 2020-21 budget-related dates

These dates pertain to the upcoming budget and Board of Education vote, scheduled by absentee ballot for June 9: Voter Propositions: Due May 8, 2020 Nominating Petitions for BOE Candidates: Due by 5 p.m. on May 11th.  Can be emailed to stephanie.bonk@oesj.org Campaign Expenditure Statements Due: May 10, 2020, June 4, 2020 and June 29, 2020 …

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 …

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