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; …

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.

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 …

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, …

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

In front of family and friends, the 38 members of the graduating Class of 2018 bid farewell to the halls of OESJ Jr./Sr. High School this evening. The fifth annual commencement was held in the school auditorium. Valedictorian Madison Richardson offered a few pieces of advice to the graduates: “Take action. Every story you’ve ever connected …

Experienced educator Joseph Natale to lead OESJ in the 2018-19 school year

The Board of Education has turned to an experienced educator to lead the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville school district (OESJ) through the 2018-19 school year, kick start the capital project and help mentor the next superintendent. Dr. Joseph L. Natale has been named OESJ’s interim superintendent through June 30, 2019. He began June 11th and succeeds David Halloran, who …

9th Graders Perform “Shakespearean Tragedy” Original

Miss. McAleese’s and Miss. Schmidt’s 9th grade students performed their own “Shakespearean Tragedy” for the school in May. The students worked in groups to write an original script that ties into a concept from Global Studies, and key pieces from their Shakespeare unit in ELA. The play is titled “The Battle of Love,” and the …

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