OESJ ELEMENTARY STUDENT NEWS

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Sixth Grade Graduation


June 18, 2020

Virtual Game of Catch

Sixth Grade End of the Year Video

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Memories

Grade 6

Dinosaurs Deliver Diplomas


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Sixth Grade Awards

Congratulations

Amazing Read Alouds

Click on the little girl to the left to enjoy over 20 wonderful books read by students, teachers, and administration. Enjoy!!

Jump Rope for Heart

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Reading PANDA-monium broke out at OESJ Elementary!

P.A.R.P. has begun!

Our front lobby is decorated for P.A.R.P !

This Year’s Theme is Far East Asia! PARP is going to be great!! Click HERE for more pictures.

Ping Pong Panda

Dragon Dance

Today, everyone was so excited to meet our new P.A.R.P. mascot! His name is Ping Pong Panda. We also had an amazing show! The Rochester Shaolin Academy came and introduced us to the dragon dance! 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students as well as many TEACHERS got to do the dragon dance. The children did a great job. By, Delayna and Hadley Click HERE for more pictures.

Chinese Acrobats Perform at OESJ Elementary

On Wednesday, January 22 a group of Chinese Acrobats came to our school. The show was cool and the tricks were really awesome. Once again I would like to thank Mrs. Parry, Mrs. Yoder, Mrs. Schoff and Miss McNulty for setting up PARP and the assembly. One of the performers brought a big metal pole with a rope in a loop, he then put his feet in it and did hard tricks. That is not all, the funniest part is when the two girls brought out glass objects and put them on their head and did acrobatics. A lot of people were afraid it was going to fall but they were blessed that it didn't fall and splinter into a million little pieces. I hope that they come back with another performance. I wonder what else Miss McNulty has left for the rest of PARP! By Zachary Birch and Justin Blackwood

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Motoko Japanese Storyteller

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OESJ Elementary is in the Holiday Spirit

OESJ is full of Christmas spirit. The first picture is Mr. and Mrs. Claus at the OESJ raffle. At the raffle, kids from many grades sang Christmas carols while accompanied by Mrs. Thayer.

During our last week before Christmas break we had a ''Christmas Spirit Week." There were people wearing everything from red and green to reindeer antlers.

The sixth grade went to the St. Johnsville nursing home to give the patients cards that they created. They also sang carols and filled the nursing home with Christmas cheer. Click HERE to see more pictures. ~Julia Elwood

OESJ Spelling Bee

Winners: Kaylee Heroth (2nd place), EmmaJo Schmidtmann (champion), Myles Hayes (4th place), Peyton Spicci (3rd place)

Paricipants in the 2019-20 OESJ Spelling Bee:

Grade 8 - Jacob Walrath, Deven Stilson, Mahala Pratt, Melanie Pomatto, Annette Johnson, Kendra Breton

Grade 7 - Zachary Young, EmmaJo Schmidtmann, Paige Morrone, Jeffrey Lillard, Sydney Hazzard, Ruby Hand

Grade 6- Alexis Warn, Chris Schmidtmann, Mira Norris, Anabel Morrison, Kaylee Heroth, Sophie Christensen

Grade 5- Justin Vickery, Peyton Spicci, Makena Richards, Jackson Polidori, Myles Hayes, Brooke Boyer

Grade 4- Nathaniel Williams, Keaghan Stowell , Tyshawn Saunders, Colten Morrone, Elizabeth Miner, Nathan Haversat

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Thanksgiving Day Parade

The second grade held a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. They decorated beautiful balloons and paraded throughout the halls of OESJ Elementary. Click HERE to see more pictures.

Dog Man the Musical

On Tuesday, November 19 TheaterWorksUSA came to our school and performed Dog Man The Musical, Tale of Two Kitties. The musical was from the DogMan book The Tale Two Kitties. Thank you, Miss McNulty, for inviting them to our school. TheaterWorks did a great job performing. Especially because we were the first school they performed at with the Dog Man Musical. My favorite part of the show was when he was building. I hope they come back with another DogMan story. If I had to describe the show with one word it would be Amazing. I hope everyone else feels like that too. It was a very nice musical and we thank them for coming to our school. Click HERE to see more pictures.

By Zachary Birch

Veterans Day 2019

On November 8, 2019, the OESJ Elementary School had a beautiful ceremony honoring our veterans. Students showed their respect and thankfulness in very creative ways. Students sang patriotic songs, wrote poems, made books and more to present to the veterans. We are all very thankful for what the veterans have done for us. Everyone was so respectful while veterans were speaking about their lives. We learned a lot. Students got to meet quite a few veterans and thank them for their service. ~Anabel Morrison~ Click HERE for more pictures.

We Salute You!

We Are So PROUD!

Our Very Own Hero, Officer Oare!

Thank You VETERANS!

Spirit Week

OESJ Elementary celebrated Spirit Week. On Friday everyone had a chance to dress up as their favorite character. Click HERE to see more pictures.

Magnificent Circus Mystery

On October 29, 2019 was the day OESJ experienced the craziest, funniest, and most awesome assembly of all time. It was about a guy way back when named Baldy. Baldy went "missing" until the treasure chest of Baldy's was found and Kenny found Baldy's magnificent hat. Alive there before our eyes.. Baldy was there. Baldy's hat was magical. When he took the hat off Baldy went back to being a normal person again. That leaves us here for Kenny to be the new Baldy. Baldy could ride a unicycle, let a book on fire without it fully burning, and he could even be crazy with the hat on. Click HERE to see more pictures.


The Big Bubble Bonanza

The Big Bubble Bonanza came to our school. The wonderful man that performed for us was Jeff Boyer from Palenville, NY. He was outstanding! Everyone loved the assembly. We enjoyed it so much. Thank you, Jeff!

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Beth and Scott Visit OESJ

Beth and Scott visited OESJ in the beginning of the school year. They were a musical group that sang songs about life and learning. Beth and Scott were amazing and we thank them for coming. Click HERE for more pictures.

~Julia Elwood And Kali Hazzard

Sixth Graders Hike Kane Mountain

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3 Interesting Facts about Kane Mountain

  1. There are two trails. One trail is a short 0.7 mile hike but it is a harder trail. The second trail is a longer hike, 1.4 miles, but it is easier even if it is longer.
  2. There are 4 ways up Kane Mountain. The 1st and 2nd way are the official state trail. There is flooding on the 3rd route on the Pine lake trail. The 4th route is shut down due to the fact that it is on another person's property.
  3. The fire tower was used for observation over the Adirondacks.

~Kenton Schwasnick~

R.I.P. Cucumber

Cucumber was the beloved class pet of many 6th grade classes, this year included. Sadly, this awesome guinea pig companion died the day before the 6th grade Kane Mountain field trip, or October 17th. Cucumber was loved by many people. 6th grade teacher, Mrs. Murcray, housed this cutie in her classroom. We also thank Mrs. Benedict for comforting Cucumber during her last day. We all will miss little Cucumber and cherish the time we had with her. Rest in peace Cucumber. ~Kaylee Heroth~


Remembering Cucumber

Open House was a Great Success!!!

Kindergarten Fun

Each of us is UNIQUE but TOGETHER WE CAN FLY!

6th Grade Word Art

On September 26, OESJ Elementary students along with their parents attended Open House. We did so many fun activities and bought books to read from the OESJ Elementary School bookfair by Scholastic. We saw many awesome projects hung up on the walls and lockers throughout the OESJ elementary hallways. We had so much fun and we took so many wonderful pictures of all the beautiful student work. Click HERE to see more pictures. Thank you everyone who could make it, we hope you had a blast as we did!

~ Anabel Morrison & Kali Hazzard


Students in Grades K-2 Learned Fire Safety Rules From Local Firefighters.

Each year, our school has a day where all of the younger students go to a Fire Safety Assembly. Students learn how to be safe in case of a fire! They learned what to do when they are on fire. STOP, DROP, and ROLL. They also learned about smoke detectors and to never play with matches.

Students also got to go outside and spray the fire hoses and learn even more about what firemen do and how they can help us. We are thankful for all of the firemen who came to teach the younger children about what to do. Students received a plastic fire hat and a bag of goodies at the end. Click HERE for more pictures. ~Kali Hazzard~

Welcome to our student website!

Welcome to our school website ! Our website will be filled with fun things and information about what is happening in our school. There will be everything from what is happening in different classes to fascinating drawings. Please enjoy our website. ~Julia Elwood