Chicks Hatched in Ag Class

Ms. Whalen’s Ag classes hatched chicks on April 15th & 16th. There were four girls and two boys. Each class got to name one chick. Their names are Nugget, Dixie, Chicken Little, Bartholomew, Lily, and Madison. As you can see, they have been quite a hit with the students! You can see more pictures here.

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 …

Montgomery County’s Youth Serving Veterans

On Saturday, April 13th, a group of elementary and high school students participated in Montgomery County’s Youth Serving Veterans Day! The students went around with their groups cleaning the yards of some of our local veterans. They raked leaves and picked up garbage. They donated four hours of their time helping our Veterans. Afterwards they …

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. …

Be sure to reserve your tickets for the May 11 prom before April 13

Tickets for the prom – being held at The Georgian in Lake George – are now on sale for $35 per students. Students should contact school nurse Jackie Lape for a ticket. There are other deadlines coming up: Reservation for tickets deadline: April 13 $20 Goodie Bag order is due by April 13. The Goodie …

Elementary & Jr/Sr HS Concert Date Changes

The Jr/Sr High School Spring concert will now be held on June 4th at 6:00 pm. This is due to athletic events being held on the previous date. The Elementary Spring concert will now be held on June 11th at 6:00 pm at the Jr/Sr HS auditorium.

BOE candidate packet is available for May 21 election

The packet to seek a seat on the Board of Education is available for download. Click here for the packet. Candidates need to collect 28 signatures from qualified voters in the OESJ school district. The petition must be turned into the District Clerk by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 22. Three seats, each with three-year …

Jack Brundage attends Scholar-Athlete Banquet

Congratulations to Jack Brundage for representing OESJ at the Section 2 Scholar-Athlete Brunch in Albany. A deserving recognition for his efforts both in the classroom and on the court. Jack was also recently named the Vent Fitness Athlete of the Week.

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