OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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

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.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

Posted June 6 at 12:40pm

The end of the 2013-2014 school year is just around the corner.  Below are some important dates:

  • Thursday, June 19 - School-wide Field Day Barbecue sponsored by the Otisville PTO
  • Thursday, June 19 - Field Day for Grades 3-5
  • Friday, June 20 - Field Day Activities for Grades K-2
  • Friday, June 20 - Moving Up Day Celebration for Grade 5 (6:00pm - 8:30pm)
  • Monday, June 23 - Moving Up Day Ceremony (9:30am)
  • Tuesday, June 24 - Kindergarten Graduation (9:30am)
  • Wednesday, June 25 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL (12:20pm dismissal)

Report cards will be distributed on the last day of school.  Placement letters will be sent home in August. 

QR CODES + IPADS = MATH PRACTICE

Posted June 6 at 12:04pm

Students in Mrs. LeMieux's third grade class use a QR (Quick Response Code) app to access subtraction word problems.  This type of technology integration with math curriculum is engaging and helps our 21st century learners develop skills they need for future success.  

AN ORGANISM MUSEUM AT OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Posted May 27 at 2:58pm

Mrs. Wippel's fourth grade class created fictional organisms which were showcased in an Organism Museum.  The students incorporated their math and science skills by developing data about their fictional organism.  In the planning stages, they drew a picture of their creation and from that, they created a 3 dimensional model out of recycled and craft materials.  The students used the writing process to write paragraphs about their organisms. Students used many skills that were showcased in the Organism Museum.

INCOMING KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS VISIT OTISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Posted May 15 at 3:58pm

Incoming Kindergarten students spent the morning at Otisville Elementary School.  These new learners explored movement activities in the gym and created a Kadinsky styled art-technology integrated activity.  These students were well behaved and excited about learning.  Bravo!  Welcome to the Otisville Elementary School learning community!


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