Owego Apalachin Central School District

OACSD MOVES TO FULL REMOTE INSTRUCTION
Beginning Friday, November 13th and running through Tuesday, November 24th, ALL OACSD students will transition to 100% fully remote instruction.  This learning model change is for ALL buildings: OES, AES, OAMS & OFA. Read the complete letter from Superintendent Green here: 
Food 11/16-11/25 Update
Upcoming Events
Nov
25

No School (Thanksgiving Recess)

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Nov
26

No School (Thanksgiving Recess)

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Nov
26

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Nov
27

No School (Thanksgiving Recess)

Friday, November 27, 2020
Dec
7

Board of Education Meeting

Monday, December 7, 2020
Dec
11

OES & AES Remote Half Day (Parent/Teacher Conference)

Friday, December 11, 2020 This event has a video call. Join: https://meet.google.com/pyk
Dec
18

OES & AES Remote Half Day (Parent/Teacher Conference)

Friday, December 18, 2020 This event has a video call. Join: https://meet.google.com/pyk
Dec
24

Christmas Eve

Thursday, December 24, 2020
Dec
24

No School (Winter Recess)

Thursday, December 24, 2020
Dec
25

Christmas Day

Friday, December 25, 2020
Dec
31

New Year's Eve

Thursday, December 31, 2020
Jan
1

New Year's Day

Friday, January 1, 2021
Jan
11

Board of Education Meeting

Monday, January 11, 2021
Jan
18

No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Monday, January 18, 2021
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District News
OA TEACHERS TALK WITH WBNG-TV ABOUT TEACHING IN 2020
OA TEACHERS TALK WITH WBNG-TV ABOUT TEACHING IN 2020
Over the last eight months, teachers have been leading students through an unprecedented time. 12 News sat down with educators from different grade levels in the Windsor and Owego Apalachin school districts to hear how they have responded in a school year of uncertainty.  WBNG spoke with Lorri Mars - 1st Grade AES, Trevor McCloe - 4th Grade OES, Stephanie Reardon - English OAMS and Laura Riley - Science OFA.  See the video here: WBNG 12 News - Pandemic Academics: Teaching In 2020
OES 5TH GRADER NAMED AKSHAR'S ALL-STAR
OES 5TH GRADER NAMED AKSHAR'S ALL-STAR
Senator Fred Akshar recognizes 5th Grader, Jenna McEvoy, from Owego Elementary School as the latest Akshar's All-Star. Jenna’s teachers, coaches and peers all recommended her for this award and in their recommendations two words kept coming up: “Leader” and “Humility.”
Watch the Zoom call here:  https://youtu.be/1_HHEJmgKco
Watch the Video here: https://youtu.be/eGjdc_7o-KA
5 OFA MUSICIANS ACCEPTED INTO ALL STATE & ALL NATIONAL ENSEMBLES
5 OFA MUSICIANS ACCEPTED INTO ALL STATE & ALL NATIONAL ENSEMBLES
The OA Music Department is proud to congratulate 5 outstanding student musicians on their acceptance into All State and All National level ensembles.  Senior Jacob Dove will perform with the All National Modern Band on trombone.  Seniors Kenndy Dyer-DeCator (alto 1) and Allison Welch (soprano 1) will sing with the Mixed Choir.  For the second year, Jayden Ripic will represent OFA in the Wind Ensemble on French horn.  Senior Jason Caldwell (percussion) is an alternate for the band.
OFA TEACHER COLLABORATES WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
OFA TEACHER COLLABORATES WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

When Owego Free Academy classes moved to remote instruction last Spring, OFA teacher, Sean Swider collaborated with the University of Michigan to utilize their role playing simulation tool ViewPoint to keep students engaged.  Mr. Swider used ViewPoint, developed by the Center for Academic Innovation in collaboration with Liz Gerber, the Jack L. Walker, Jr. Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. The tool allows users to build customized simulations with participants playing roles to learn problem-solving, collaboration, empathy, and communication skills.

OFA STUDENT WINS VAN HORN JEWELRY DESIGN CHALLENGE
OFA STUDENT WINS VAN HORN JEWELRY DESIGN CHALLENGE
On Saturday, August 29, 2020, Tioga Arts Council (TAC) member, Michael Husted and Van Horn Jewelers officially recognized Owego Free Academy (OFA) student, Alice Dang, as the winner of the first OFA Jewelry Design Challenge.
OWEGO FREE ACADEMY CLASS OF 2020 GRADUATION VIDEO AND MORE
OWEGO FREE ACADEMY CLASS OF 2020 GRADUATION VIDEO AND MORE

Congratulations to the Owego Free Academy Class of 2020. The 147th Annual Commencement was divided into 5 different ceremonies held on Friday, June 26 and Sunday, June 28 in the Christy J. Valvo Stadium.  Footage from the 5 separate ceremonies and pre-recorded speeches have been compiled into one 41 minute long video. You can watch it here:  https://youtu.be/XKgUPAmowbI

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