OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

2525 Mount Hope Rd., Otisville, NY 10963 (845)355-5850 / fax (845)355-5853

SCIENCE FAIR A SUCCESS

Posted May 4 at 12:00am

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Otisville PTO Science Fair.  Students used the Scientific Method to prepare a multitude of science activities ranging from chemistry to Earth science.  As a reward for their hard work and participation, the PTO awarded each student with a medal and a certificate.  The future of science is in the capable hands of Otisville Elementary School students! 

OTISVILLE CHORUS CONCERT

Posted May 3 at 9:46am

Enjoy an evening filled with music!  The Otisville Elementary 4th and 5th Grade Chorus will be performing tonight, May 3 in the cafetorium at 7:00 p.m.  Tonight's selections include the song "Happiness" from the play, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown and the Beatles song, "Strawberry Fields/Imagine."  Students in the concert should arrive at 6:30pm to warm up their voices in the Band Room.  We hope to see everyone tonight!

OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY LOVES EARTH DAY

Posted May 1 at 4:24pm

On a bright and breezy Earth Day, hundreds of Otisville Elementary students bounded down the school’s front steps and gathered on the lush grassy field below to sing and talk about how to love and protect the planet we call home.

 

Mrs. Parker opened the April 21 ceremony with some kindly Earth humor: “How can you tell the ocean is friendly? It waves!” “Why did the sun go to school? To get brighter.” 

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SCIENCE FAIR: FRIDAY, APRIL 29

Posted April 29 at 3:10pm

Otisville Elementary's PTO is hosting a Science Fair Night on Friday, April 29th from 6 - 8pm in the cafetorium.  We encourage all our students to participate in this wonderful opportunity for scientific inquiry and experimentation.  

Everyone is invited to attend this event even if they did not participate in the fair. There will be other activities for students to enjoy this evening.   Mad Science will be demonstrating hands-on experiments, and our Middle School students will be showing everyone how to use a microscope.  What a enriching way to engage students in learning about Science!   

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LIGHT IT UP BLUE FOR AUTISM AWARENESS

Posted April 29 at 12:19pm

Otisville Elementary partnered with the Orange-Ulster BOCES satellite program to help raise awareness of Autism.  Many of our students, faculty and staff wore BLUE on Friday, April 29.  The school  "Lit Up Blue" in support for the natural and wonderful gifts children on the autism spectrum have brought to our school community.

OTISVILLE COMPUTER LAB: WHERE ART MEETS TECHNOLOGY

Posted April 27 at 3:51pm

Art teacher, Mrs. Welsh, has been working in the computer lab to show students that art and technology complement each other.  Kindergarten through grade 5 classes used Google forms to register their vote for this year's field day t-shirt design.  After casting ballots, Mrs. Welsh showed students an animation program where students animated their ideas. Art, coupled with technology, allows students to become "content creators" and innovative thinkers. 

STEPPING STONES PARENT WORKSHOP CANCELLED

Posted April 27 at 10:56am

The Stepping Stones Parent Workshop scheduled for Thursday, April 28 at 6pm is cancelled.  It will be rescheduled at a later date.  Please be sure to check the website for updates.  

THE IMPORTANCE OF NAVIGATING OBSTACLES

Posted April 27 at 10:44am

Kindergarten and first grade physical education classes have participated in obstacle course activities.  These activities allow young students to use their motor skills and balance to solidify abstract concepts such as on, off, over, under, around, and through.  Physical education plays an integral role in helping young children understand their world. 

ANNUAL PTO YOUNG LADY/ SPECIAL GENTLEMAN'S DANCE: HIGHLIGHTS

Posted April 19 at 10:36am

The annual PTO dance on Saturday, April 16, gathered many girls in grades K-2 and their accompanying special gentlemen at the Otisville Elementary Cafetorium. Participants had a wonderful time eating dinner together, dancing, and playing games with the DJ. Many thanks to all volunteers and donors who made this a night to remember. Click on the post's title for additional photos. 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Posted April 14 at 3:06pm

Please click here to read an important letter from Vincent Biele, Principal of Otisville Elementary School.


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