OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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PEACE DAY AT OTISVILLE

Posted September 29 at 3:36pm

The United Nations General Assembly designated September 21 as United Nations International Day of Peace.   Otisville students honored the day by participating in Pinwheels for Peace. The Otisville school community gathered to learn about, celebrate, and give thanks for peace.  Led by Mr. Voss, fifth grade students opened the celebration by singing, Ev'rybody Say Peace.  Kindergarten students read lines from a book about peace.  The fourth grade, led by Mrs. Bendlin's Class, sang Nothing More.  Mrs. Mynder's class presented information about famous peace makers in history.  The celebration was concluded by a school-wide recitation of The Peace Pledge, led by Mrs. Desplantes' class.  Special thanks to Mrs. Welsh for organizing this successful event.  Peace!  

BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION

Posted September 22 at 11:50am

The competition is on!  Otisville Elementary homerooms are collecting Boxtops for Education.  Boxtops for Education is a fund raising program that allows our PTO to earn cash which is used for the students at Otisville.  Simply cut the small Boxtops for Education coupon located on items purchased at the supermarket.  Collect the boxtops then send them to school with your child.  Prizes for top-collecting classes will be awarded.  Thanks to Mrs. Wippel's class who has the daunting task of counting boxtops! 

OTISVILLE OPEN HOUSE

Posted September 12 at 12:26pm

Parents and Guardians are invited to attend Open House.  The Otisville Open House schedule is as follows:

Monday, September 15 (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
6:00 - 6:30pm  Kindergarten
6:35 - 7:05pm  Grade 1
7:10 - 7:40pm  Grade 2

Tuesday, September 16 (Grades 3-5)
6:00 - 6:30pm  Grade 3
6:35 - 7:05pm  Grade 4
7:10 - 7:40pm  Grade 5

AIS (Academic Intervention Services) informational meetings have been postponed until Tuesday, September 23 @ 6:00pm in the Otisville Library.

THUMBS UP FOR A GREAT SCHOOL YEAR!

Posted September 3 at 3:36pm

Students were greeted by Otisville learning community members on their first day of the 2014-2015 school year.  Otisville Elementary students will embark on a year of academics and adventures!  Thumbs up for a great school year!

TOGETHER, WE LEARN!

Posted September 1 at 8:04pm

Otisville Administration, Faculty, and Staff are looking forward to welcoming students to the dynamic learning community of Otisville Elementary School.  Together, We Learn is the 2014-2015 school year theme.  Parents are an integral piece to the puzzle of student success.  Below are links that will help provide parents with help for establishing effective homework routines.  Together, We Learn!

Effective Homework Help
Ayuda Efectiva con las Tareas Escolares

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR KINDERGARTEN AND FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS

Posted June 24 at 12:00pm

Congratulations to Otisville's Kindergarten students who were honored at a "graduation" celebration.  The Otisville Elementary School community is excited to watch these fine young students progress through their elementary years.  

Fifth grade students were honored at a Moving Up day celebration.  These students are the first class to progress from K-5 in the new school.  Administration, Faculty, and Staff are proud of the class of 2021 and wish them every success as they move to the Middle School.  

FIELD DAY SUCCESS

Posted June 24 at 11:45am

Field days for K-5 were lots of fun and a great success!  Thank you to the PTO for the water bottles, t-shirts, lunch, and dunk tank.  A hearty thank you to Mrs. Giufre and Mr. Uhrig for doing a great job organizing such elaborate field days.  And special thanks to Mr. Biele, Mr. Walker, and Mr. Uhrig, and Mrs. Ulbrich who spent the better part of Thursday morning getting "dunked" by Otisville's athletic students!  

K-KIDS OFFICERS INSTALLED

Posted June 17 at 12:00am

Under the direction of Linda LeMiuex and Cecelia Bell, Kiwanis installed the new officers for the 2014-2015 school year.  President, Alexia Tormey, Vice President, Alex Norwood,  Secretary, Andres Lazarczyk and Treasurer, Aiden Lazier promised uphold the values of the Kiwanis organization.  Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and community at a time.

FLAG DAY CELEBRATION

Posted June 16 at 12:32pm

The Otisville Elementary Community celebrated Flag Day.  The students, staff, and faculty began the ceremony by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance together.  Old Glory was honored in song, as the Star Spangled Banner, You're a Grand Old Flag, and Yankee Doodle were sung.  Special thanks to Mrs. Hughes for leading the ceremony.

PARENTS OF PRE-KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS WORKSHOP

Posted June 16 at 12:28pm

Stepping Stones to School Success, a workshop for parents of Pre-Kindergarten children, is scheduled for Thursday, June 19 @ 6:30pm in the Otisville Elementary Library.  For more information, please click here.


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