NEWS HEADLINES [NEWS ARCHIVE]
SES Study Team Documents Published
The Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville Central School District School Board engaged the SES Study team last fall to conduct a comprehensive study of the school district’s finances, economies of scale, an enrollment study and a capacity study. Read more on the process and the studies, and view the studies in their entirety, here.
Community Meeting Scheduled
There will be a community meeting next Tuesday, March 31st at 6:30 PM in the high school auditorium.
Dr. Paul Seversky will be presenting the results of his findings, "Are there options to the current practice that might provide more effective ways or patterns to organize ow the PreK-12 program is implemented/delivered over the next three years?".
The entire study will be posted on the district website on Wednesday, March 25th. Hard copies of the study will be available at the presentation.
The OESJ Board of Education Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 6 P.M. in the OE Campus Cafeteria. The agenda for the workshop can be seen here.
Adirondack Shakespeare Company Performs for OESJ Students
On Friday, March 20, OESJ eighth and ninth graders were treated to a performance by the Adirondack Shakespeare Company. Read the entire story, including pictures, here.
Mohawk Valley FFA Members Earn Spot at State Competition
As a result of their recent win at the substate level, Mohawk Valley FFA members have earned the chance to compete at the state FFA Convention this May. Read the entire story, including a picture of the winning team, here.
Deadline Approaching to Order High School Yearbooks
The deadline to order a High School Yearbook with personalized name and icon on the cover is Monday, March 30. Paper order forms can be found in the Main Office and should be returned to Mrs. Goderie. Students can also order online through ybpay.lifetouch.com.
Books are $40, and it is $5 extra to add a name, $2 extra for each icon design. An exclusive discount of $5 off is offered for seniors now until March 30th!
OESJ High School Drama Club Performance Scheduled
The OESJ Central High School Drama Club presents “The High Schooler’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Bryan Starchmanon Wednesday and Thursday April 1st and 2nd at 6:30PM in the high school auditorium.
Cast members include Stephanie Arndt, Rebecca Bruce, Alexsandra Dobson, Jack Dudar, Aron Frasier, Amanda Martin, Marissa Nellis, David Rackmyre III, Alix Sowle, Hannah Sowle, Marrina White, Laiken Whittredge and Grace Yezierski.
Tickets are $3.00 and can be purchased at the door.
OESJ Student Represents NYS FFA on National Agriculture Day
Mohawk Valley FFA member and OESJ Senior Kait Isaac was representing NYS FFA as one of her State Reporter duties at the Chenango County Farm Bureau National Agriculture Day Celebration. See her interview aired by the local news station here.
2015 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony Held
On Thursday, March 12, 19 new members were inducted into the OESJ Chapter of the National Honor Society. Read the entire story, including a picture of the members here.
Reminder: Active Parenting Now Workshop Available at OE Campus
As a reminder, the Active Parenting Now Workshop Series will begin Monday, March 23, 2015 from 6 - 8 P.M. in the OE Campus Library.
Middle School Concert and AMPS Chicken Barbecue Scheduled
On Friday, March 27, 2015, the Middle School "Best Selfie" Mash Concert will be performed at the OE Campus at 1:00 P.M. as an assembly, and 6:00 P.M. for the concert. Prior to the concert, the AMPs will sponsor a Chicken Barbecue in the OE Campus Cafeteria on from 3:00 to 5:30 P.M. while supplies last. Chicken dinners are $8.50; chicken halves or children’s meals are $6.
Has it really been 100 days?
The Kindergarten class at OESJ Elementary School recently celebrated 100 days of school. Read the entire story, and see pictures here.
PTO Carnival Scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2015
The PTO will hold a carnival on Friday, March 20, 2015, from 5 - 7 PM at the D.H. Robbins Elementary School. See the flyer below for more information.
D.H. Robbins Elementary Begins “Commit to Be Fit” Month
D.H. Robbins Elementary School “Commit To Be Fit” Wellness Team Initiative during March which is National Nutrition month will focus on nutritious eating and daily physical activity as habits which promote good health. The primary goal is to increase our student’s knowledge about more healthful food selections and various types of physical activity which will help them set their lifelong healthy habits. Read the entire story here.
The calendar for the 2015 - 2016 school year was approved by the Board of Education at their March meeting. View it 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.