OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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

NEW YORK STATE PARKS OFFER FREE ENTRY TO ALL 4TH GRADE STUDENTS

Posted July 20 at 8:36am

Looking for something to do with your child this summer?  "Every-Kid-in-a Park" pass is a program that offers free entry for 4th grade students into all State Parks in 2016. The pass applies only to the vehicle entry fee, and the 4th grader must be present in the vehicle. The pass will also be accepted at state historic sites for the pass holder and up to 3 adults for the house tour fees. These would include places such as Minnewaska State Park, Bear Mountain State Park, Fort Mongomery State Historic Site, Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site and New Windsor Cantonment to name a few.  Fourth grade students can obtain and print their pass at https://www.everykidinapark.gov/   Enjoy some outdoor and historic fun this summer by taking advantage of this program.  

CONGRATULATIONS OTISVILLE KINDERGARTEN CLASS OF 2016

Posted June 22 at 12:52pm

Sporting their Sunday best and white graduate caps, four kindergarten classes walked through balloon arches into the Otisville Elementary auditorium on June 21 to the sound of Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance.” They were greeted by the cinematic attention of proud family and friends.

 

Accompanied by their teachers, they took their places framed by a colorful and festive “Kindergarten Class of 2016” banner. Following welcoming remarks by school principal Vincent Biele, music teacher Meghan Hughes lead the graduates in cheerful and expressive singing, beginning with “A Kindergarten Graduation Song” to the tune of Grease’s score “Summer Nights.”

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OTISVILLE CELEBRATION DATES AND PROCEDURES

Posted June 17 at 4:46pm

Upcoming Events:  5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony - June 20 at 9:30am
                            Kindergarten Graduation - June 21 at 9:30am


As always, parents/guardians and all visitors will need to show their photo ID at the main entrance if they choose to attend the celebrations.

The last day of school on June 21 is a full day for students.  Report Cards will be distributed at the end of that day. 

5TH GRADE CELEBRATION: JUNE 17

Posted June 17 at 4:35pm

 The 5th Grade Moving Up Celebration, hosted by Otisville's PTO will be held Friday, June 17 from 6pm - 9pm.  Students must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.  Students will dance, eat and celebrate together that night.  It will be lots of fun for everyone.



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OTISVILLE FIELD DAY IS OUTSIDE!

Posted June 16 at 9:25am

We'll enjoy field day activities outside today!  As always, parents/guardians will need to show their photo ID at the main entrance if they choose to attend field day activities.  

OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY CELEBRATES FLAG DAY

Posted June 14 at 2:00pm

Flag Day is a big, much anticipated celebration at Otisville Elementary School. Students, faculty and staff came out at the beginning of the school day to honor our American Flag!  She soared strong and beautiful against the bright blue sky and in the summery breeze. 

 

Gathered around the flag pole in front of the school, a swell of voices recited the pledge of allegiance and sang patriotic songs, under the direction of music teacher, Mrs. Hughes. Echoing through valley, you might have heard the Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, Yankee Doodle, God Bless America and Grand Old Flag.

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MR. VINCE BEGLEY COMES TO OTISVILLE

Posted June 9 at 12:09pm

Mrs. Bennington's third grade class performed "The Queen's Last Birthday."  The play was written by Vince Begley and is included in his book, The Adventures of Tom Tinker.  As a follow up activity, Otisville Elementary third grade students were treated to a question and answer session with Mr. Begley.  He shared his experience and enthusiasm for writing with the students.  Thank you to Mrs. Bennington for organizing the event.  Special thanks to Mr. Vince Begley for taking the time to visit the students at Otisville Elementary School.  

A TEAM THAT WORKS: FIELD DAY'S THEME CELEBRATES 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Posted June 8 at 3:51pm

Nothing spells summer for students like Field Day, and this year Otisville Elementary is making it an Olympic Field Day! Please click here for Field Days dates and instructions. 

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ANNOUNCING YEAR-END EVENTS

Posted June 8 at 3:35pm

Please click here to view the end of the year calendar of events for the Otisville Elementary School. The last day of school for students is Tuesday, June 21, and it will be a full day. We wish our students and families a healthy and safe summer. 

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MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENT ORIENTATION WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 AT 7 PM!

Posted June 8 at 1:05pm

5th Grade parents are invited to attend a Middle School orientation on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7 PM.  Parents will begin the evening in the auditorium and conclude with a tour of the building.  The Middle School administration and staff will be sharing information about the student schedules, courses, and activities.  Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for questions.  We hope our 5th Grade parents can take the opportunity to attend this meeting.


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