NEWS HEADLINES [NEWS ARCHIVE]
POSTED 7/2/2015; UPDATED 7/7/2015
THe OESJ Board of Education will hold the Reorganizational Meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, with the meeting starting at 6:30 P.M. in the Elementary School Cafeteria. On Thursday, July 9, 2015, the Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, July 9, 2015, at 6:30 P.M. High School Auditorium. Updated agendas can be seen here.
Students, teachers and staff at D.H. Robbins Elementary School created a “HAPPY” video to always remember their “HAPPY” school. On the last day at D.H. Robbins, the whole school joined together in the auditorium to honor their retirees and say goodbye to their wonderful school. See the video here. Mrs. Brundage's Class shared their memories of D.H. Robbins Elementary School through a PowerPoint they created which can be seen here, and Mrs. Eggleston's Class shared their memories of D.H. Robbins Elementary School through Tellagami videos they created which can be seen here.
Mohawk Valley FFA Members Hold 77th Annual Banquet
On Friday, June 19, the Mohawk Valley FFA held their 77th Annual Banquet to celebrate their accomplishments from the 2014 - 2015 school year. Read the entire article, and see pictures here.
D.H. Robbins Announces June Students of the Month
The David H. Robbins Elementary School has announced the Students of the Month for March. The Students of the Month are: Ryan Achzet, Jordan Simzer, Mackenzie Barker, Caroline Littrell, Blake Bergen, and Nataley Caponera. Teachers nominated students for the Student of the Month Award based on academics and character.
This spring at D.H. Robbins elementary school students took part in working towards awards for fitness during their Physical Education classes. Forty five students achieved either the National award or the Presidential award. Read the entire story and see pictures here.
OESJ Students Partner with Chamber of Commerce
The Mohawk Valley FFA and Kristy Shafer’s Residential Structures class recently teamed up with the St. Johnsville Chamber of Commerce to construct benches and planters to be placed in town by the St. Johnsville Information Booth. Read the entire story and see pictures here.
The OESJ Second Annual Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, June 26, 2015, at 6 P.M. in the High School Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.
There is a mandatory graduation rehearsal on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 9 A.M. in the High School Auditorium. Seniors will be given their cap,gown, and tassel prior to the commencement ceremony on Friday at 5 P.M. in the High School Music Room. A letter was sent home to all graduating seniors outlining important details and procedures for graduation.
The OE Campus has posted their final exam schedule for grades six through eight. It can be viewed on the Middle School Guidance Department Website here.
OESJ CSD will honor its student athletes on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Diamond Dawgs game in Little Falls. All players, coaches, and parents should be there by 6:15. The Diamond Dawgs will recognize the OESJ teams and awards. The Athletic Director, Dan Hart, will be at the field by 5:45 to hand out tickets for all athletes, parents, and coaches. There will be no charge for admission in to the game.
The JV/Varsity Athletic Banquet scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to the tornado watch. A new date will be determined as soon as possible.
Several members of the National Honor Society gathered at the high school to plant a korean dwarf lilac, and a flowering crab tree, which were donated by NHS. The trees are planted by the auditorium entrance. Pictured are Allexis Brown, Alexis Romeyn, Abby Mosher, Addie Brundage, Seth Bly, Aidan Eggleston and Liam Sammons.
Middle School OESJ Wolf Gang Band Captures "Best in Class" honors at the Sherburne Pageant of Bands
Over the weekend, the OESJ Middle School Wolf Gang Band captured “Best in CLass” honors at the Sherburne Pageant of Bands. In addition to this top award, the groups earned:
Underclassmen Awards Night for grades nine through eleven will be held Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at 6 P.M. in the High School Auditorium. Senior Class Awards Night will be held Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at 6 P.M. in the High School Auditorium.
Assemblyman Santabarbara’s Student Cabinet holds hearing on teacher evaluations
Students from across the 111th Assembly District met at our state Capitol for Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara’s second meeting of his Student Cabinet, which included a hearing on teacher evaluations with testimony from education experts. Read more on our students’ experience and see pictures here.
A team of OESJ students competed in the OESJ Drug Quiz Show on May 6, 2015, at the Holy Trinity Parish Hall in Johnstown. The team is pictured below, and a letter commending them for their efforts can be seen here.
Teaching is the Core Grant
As a result of the NYSED Teaching is the Core Grant awarded to the HFM BOCES-led
consortium, our district had the opportunity to review student assessments related to the Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR). Our district assessment review team (D.A.R.T.) which is comprised of teachers and administrators, who have been trained on the assessment review process, reviewed 68 assessments. For more information, please read the entire article including the action plan here.
The OESJ School District seeks to provide the best possible education for every student. We strive to maintain an excellent learning environment to ensure every student graduates from high school prepared for college and career success.
The mission of the OESJ Central School District is for every student to experience an enriching environment where they will master the skills necessary for 21st century learning and reach their full potential for applying knowledge. All OESJ students will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful and authentic learning through teachers’ use of research based, innovative instructional practices. We will educate our students to become life-long learners, cooperative workers, quality producers and outstanding citizens.