Requirement for Masks in Schools and for Transportation has not changed

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Members of the OESJ CSD Community, On Friday, June 4, 2021, the New York State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Howard A. Zucker,  issued a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) which indicated that, absent information from the CDC to the contrary, effective Monday, June 7, 2021, New …

OESJ Virtual Talent Show is ready for Prime Time!

The OESJ Virtual Talent Show 2021 – On behalf of the entire OESJ community, we would like to extend our congratulations to each student who participated in the 2021 OESJ Virtual Talent Show. In total, 22 creative students took the stage and submitted a video showcasing their awesome talents for the community to enjoy. We hope these amazing video submissions bring a smile to …

Confirmed Positive COVID-19 Case at the Elementary School

Dear OESJ Students, Families, and Staff, Today, Tuesday, May 11th, OESJ CSD administrators were informed that a member of the OESJ Elementary School has been laboratory confirmed positive for COVID-19. Upon receiving the information, district officials immediately began to work with the County Health Department that the individual resides in to help officials identify anyone …

Half-Day for OESJ Elementary on Thursday, May 20th; Unused Snow Day to be used Friday, May 28th

Students in grades K-6 in the OESJ Elementary School will have a half-day of classes on Thursday, May 20th. Dismissal for K-6 students will be at 11:30 a.m. and there will be no Pre-K students in attendance. Students in grades 7-12 will have a full day of classes. The OESJ CSD has an unused snow …

Proposed 2021-22 school budget keeps taxes steady

Superintendent Adam Heroth has proposed a $21.297 million budget for the 2021-22 school year that keeps taxes steady compared with the 2020-21 school year. The state’s maximum tax levy increase for OESJ is 1.33%. “We are still analyzing the details of the upcoming budget, but at this time we feel a tax increase may not …

Helping Hands Food Pantry announces schedule for first half of 2021

Here is the upcoming schedule for the Helping Hands Food Pantry at the DHR School, 61 Monroe Street, St. Johnsville. Helping Hands Food Pantry DHR School 61 Monroe Street, St. Johnsville, NY 13452 Contact Info.: 518-496-6926 lape@frontiernet.net Check us out on Facebook at Helping Hands Food Pantry The food pantry will be open to the …

OESJ Elementary School auditorium ribbon cutting on Nov. 4

The OESJ Elementary School auditorium, part of the capital project approved by the community in December 2016, will have a ribbon cutting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4 The Board of Education will hold its meeting in the auditorium that evening. The auditorium and stage, which includes 8,500 square feet with at least 500 …

As the new school year begins, hundreds of students return to school or learn online

The 2020-21 school year began as most school years do – students flocking to school buses as they begin their day of school. This year was a bit different – dozens of students opted for virtual learning every day. They will remain at home and do their learning that way while other students will rotate …

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