Veterans day celebration held at OESJ Elementary

Students at Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Elementary celebrated Veterans Day on November 9, 2018. Veterans were invited to OESJ Elementary for the celebration. Students and staff honored all those wonderful soldiers who have done, and continue to do so much for us.  We wouldn’t be able to enjoy our freedoms without these brave men and women and …

Welcome to our SROs

  We are fortunate this year to have two SROs at each OESJ school. At the Elementary School, St. Johnsville officer Thomas Oare patrols the halls; at the Jr./Sr. High School, Don VanDeusen keeps an eye on the building. Both officers are busy building relationships with students. Oare is retired from the Johnstown Police Department; …

Class packs donations for Buddy Bag weekend program

Many thanks for our latest donations! OESJ students accepted donations for the Buddy Bag weekend food program from Soroptimist International of Fulton Montgomery Counties and the Johnstown Moose Family Center 1185. “We’re glad to be apart of a great program in our community!,” Sarah Hafter, coordinator from the Fulton Montgomery Chamber of Commerce Business and …

Capital project groundbreaking kicks off two-year construction

$24 million capital project getting underway at both schools; spring 2020 completion goal Six construction bids came in 4 percent below budget The long-anticipated capital project has broken ground and will be going full steam ahead in the coming months. The $24.016 million project was approved by the community on Dec. 13, 2016. The state …

NYS testing shows solid results in most grades

The state Education Department has released the results of statewide testing in English Language Arts and mathematics from the spring. Read about OESJ’s test results. At OESJ, the results show that in most grades, the proficiency levels (levels 3 and 4), exceeded 40 percent and topped 50 percent in some cases. The proficiency result means …

Abduction attempt in Gloversville; OESJ parents talk to your children

OESJ wants to make the community aware of two incidents reported to local police agencies: On Monday, there was a reported attempted child abduction at the intersection of North Clark Drive and Summer Street in the city of Gloversville. The incident involved three students who were approached by a white male, wearing glasses, with a …

Ball in the House Performs at OESJ Elementary

What a way to start the school year! O.E.S.J. students and faculty were amazed and entertained by the talents of Ball in the House on Friday, September 7, 2018. Ball in the House is an R&B/Soul/Pop a cappella group based out of Boston, Massachusetts. They commonly perform over 200 shows a year throughout the U.S., …

Students return to classes, eager for a terrific year

Students returned to classes today at the elementary school and jr./sr. high school, well rested from the summer break. At each building, students met a new addition to the staff – school resource officers. At the elementary school, St. Johnsville officer Thomas Oare patrolled the halls and met with students; at the jr./sr. high school, …

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