OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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

DAYTIME PLAY RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY

Posted February 5 at 10:14am

Due to the 2 hour delay this morning, the daytime performance of Beauty and the Beast Jr. is rescheduled for Tuesday, February 9 at 9:30am.  The evening performance will still take place tonight, Friday, February 5 at 7:00pm.  We hope to see you there.

FOURTH GRADERS CREATE MAPS OF NY STATE

Posted February 5 at 12:00am

The fourth grade Social Studies program builds on our students’ understanding of their local communities with connections to New York State. Students used salt clay to create a topographic map of our state.  They learned about the different mountain ranges, highland and lowland areas and represented it on their individual maps.  

MS. HAGERTY'S STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR ACHIEVEMENT

Posted February 4 at 5:14pm

Several students in Ms. Hagerty’s fifth grade class were recently recognized for their achievement during the second marking period. Awards were given for achieving perfect scores on all spelling tests, and for 100% homework completion. The students that proudly displayed their certificates are Makenzi Jashembowski, Joseph Kaplan, Joshua Lawrence, Madison Ringus, Alexis Schoen-Beaudette, and Joseph VanDeWeert. Congratulations! 

A GARDEN OF KINDNESS

Posted February 1 at 3:47pm

In recognition of No Name-Calling Week, the students of Otisville Elementary School and the Orange-Ulster BOCES ABA Satellite program worked together as a team to create a banner entitled, Sow Seeds of Kindness Each Day. Each student in the school wrote an act of kindness on a cut out hand and then the BOCES staff put them together to construct a "Garden of Kindness" which is on display in our lobby area.

OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY DRAMA PRESENTS: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Posted January 25 at 11:16am

The Otisville Elementary Drama Program is proud to present Disney's Beauty and the Beast.  The play tells the story of the beautiful Belle and a selfish prince who has been placed under the spell of an enchantress until he can learn to love and be loved.  All of these familiar, beloved characters will come to life on the Otisville stage on:

Thursday, February 4th at 7:00pm
Friday, February 5th at 7:00 p.m. 


We invite the community to come enjoy the wonderful songs from the Disney movie, an enchanted rose, and many unforgettable characters.  Our production is a must see for all ages!

YEARBOOK ORDERS

Posted January 22 at 12:00am

Otisville Elementary students may order a yearbook online.   The yearbook code ID is 5793316.  Yearbooks cost $20.  A hardcover yearbook and/or personalized yearbook may be ordered at an additional charge.  The deadline for yearbook orders is March 14. 

MRS. LOUEY'S 5TH GRADERS RESEARCH PEACEFUL LEADERS

Posted January 20 at 12:00am

Fifth Graders in Mrs. Louey's class have been researching about leaders from around the world who represent peace and equality.  Students completed a peace graphic organizer and wrote a speech about their leader.  Students either dressed up or created dolls and posters to assist them when they gave their presentations. Some leaders the students chose to research about included Abraham Lincoln, Mother Teresa, Rosa Parks, Pope John Paul, Martin Luther King Jr. and Eleanor Roosevelt.

2ND GRADERS LEARN ABOUT PLANTS

Posted January 19 at 12:00am




Mrs. Anglemyer's and Mrs. Bernice's classes have been studying about plants while reading the story From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons.  The students used their writing skills to create and perform skits about pollination and germination.   As a culminating activity, the children were given flowers to analyze and explore.  Students broke apart a Lily to identify various plant parts such as the pistil and the stamen.  The experience was both educational and enjoyable!

PTO MEETING

Posted January 18 at 12:00am

Parents and guardians of Otisville students are welcome to attend the Otisville PTO meeting on Wednesday, January 20 at 7pm in the OES Library.  Free childcare is available.  Come and meet fellow OES parents and enjoy participating in activities that support the Otisville Elementary learning community.

SCHOOL CLOSED: MONDAY, JAN. 18

Posted January 16 at 12:00am




Otisville Elementary School will be closed on January 18, 2016 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Have a nice weekend.


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