Students from four area school districts, including OESJ, hear from Holocaust survivor Ivan Vamos

On Friday, November 30, AP U.S. History, AP Psychology and History of the Holocaust students from Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville , Mayfield, Fonda-Fultonville and Galway and attended a Holocaust Survivor Presentation in Albany. Mr. Ivan Vamos shared his story of survival as a young boy in Budapest, Hungary, just as Adolph Hitler’s Germany was invading Austria.  “Every day …

OESJ Ptech holds first panel discussion

Students in the OESJ PTECH Academy met with a panel of professions in the home building, insurance, and banking fields.  They answered student questions and shared their knowledge and experience in starting and running their own business.  Common themes they spoke of had to do with gaining experience with on the job training, working your …

OESJ Jr/Sr HS announces Scholar Athletes and Teams

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Scholar-Athlete Team Award Program has been created to recognize outstanding scholastic achievement by varsity level student-athletes. The OESJ Junior-Senior High School is proud to announce that during this year’s Fall sports season, three varsity teams were designated as Scholar-Athlete teams. To achieve this designation, a team …

OESJ jr/sr High school announces honor roll and high honor roll

Congratulations to all the students on their hard work. Honor Roll 7th Grade Brianna Battisti Mari-jayn Clifford Shadaya Fuller Isabel Handy Alta Illsley Melanie Pomatto Gracelynn Rice Logan Robarge Mikaila Robarge Jocelyn Simzer Andrew Spicci Ashlyn Strobel Thomas Mikayla 8th Grade Hannah Christensen Makayla Cruz Olivia Pratt Sydney Schell Chase Schuyler 9th Grade Mackenzie Barker …

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; …

OESJ Band Factory Gets AMP(ed)!

Does OESJ Band Director Dianne Mott take the time sleep at night?  That seems to be the question buzzing around our Jr./Sr. High School these days.  Good luck finding an answer to that question, too.  Dianne is always on the move creating opportunities and making connections in our community. Mrs. Mott recently established the Band …

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 …

Ag classes enjoy the nice weather

Ms. Whalen’s Plant Science and Careers in Agriculture classes enjoyed the nice weather last week and took some class pictures.                Precision Ag class used a drone to fly over the athletic fields and take a picture of our class.

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