Mission Statement:

Our partnership with the community is an integral piece in our endeavor to fulfill our mission: "Inspiring, developing, and empowering life-long learners to enrich the world."

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS 

MONDAY-FRIDAY 7:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M. 

CLOSED FROM 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. DAILY FOR LUNCH

If you need assistance outside of our regular business hours, please call the respective building to schedule an appointment.

HAVE A SAFE AND WONDERFUL SUMMER OV!

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Oswayo Valley School District has the following employment opportunities available.  For more information and to complete an online application, please visit the “Employment” tab on our website.

Business Manager

Director of Activities 

Elementary Teacher

Art/Reading Specialist Teacher

Nurse Assistant

The District is also searching for the following:

All Extra-Curricular and Coaching Positions for the 2018-19 school year:

Baseball (Head and Assistant), Basketball (Boys and Girls Head, Assistant, and Jr. High), Cross Country (Head and Assistant), Football (Assistant), Golf (Head), Softball (Head and Assistant), Track (Head and Assistant), Volleyball (Head, Assistant, and Jr. High), Wrestling (Head and Assistant)

Substitute Employees for the 2018-19 school year in the following areas:

Cafeteria, Custodian, Instructional Aide, Secretary, and Teacher

If you have any questions regarding these positions or need assistance with the online application process, please contact Mrs. Christi Stedman in the District Office at                     814-260-1700.

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OV TRAP CLUB HEADED TO STATES

Good luck to the OV Trap Club as they travel to Elysburgh, PA to shoot in the Pennsylvania State Scholastic Clay Target Program.  Honor Gross, Zain Harvey, Mark Olmstead, Jr., Reanne Stannard, and Owen Sturdevant will participate in the two day event where they will be shooting 100 birds a day and will be competing against other teams.  We wish them the best of luck at the state competition!

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OLMSTEAD NAMED WESTERN ZONE SINGLES CHAMPION

Congratulations to Mark Olmstead, Jr. who was the Pennsylvania State Shotgunning Association Western Zone singles champion with 199 out of 200 birds.  He shot 197 straight!  Congratulations Mark!

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CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2018

Oswayo Valley’s 2018 Commencement ceremony was held on Friday, June 1.  Dustin Taylor was named Valedictorian, Jacob Karr was named Salutatorian, and Shayla Bickel received Third Honors.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018!  We wish you the best of luck as you enter the work force, pursue college, and enter the military!

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2018-19 Proposed Budget

The 2018-19 Proposed Budget that was approved at the May 14, 2018 board meeting is on display in the District Office at 277 S. Oswayo Street, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.  For any questions regarding the proposed budget, please contact Mrs. Jackie Fosmer, Business Manager, at 814-260-1700.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO SARA MCKEAN FOR PLACING 4TH ON THE LONG JUMP, 5TH ON TRIPLE JUMP, AND  12TH ON THE 200M DASH AT THE PIAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!  WAY TO GO SARA!

It was an exciting year for Junior, Sara McKean especially for her track and field career.  Sara’s  accomplishments this year included the following:

  • Won three (3) individual gold medals at the District 9 Class AA Track and Field Championships (long jump, triple jump, and 200 meter dash) and was a member of the 4 x 100 meter relay team that finished second and qualified for the P.I.A.A. Track and Field Championships.
  • First Oswayo Valley athlete ever to win the Class AA James Manners Award as the Outstanding Female Track and Field Athlete at the District Championships.
  • Her 4th place in the long jump and 5th place in the triple jump at the P.I.A.A. Track and Field Championships make Sara the first Oswayo Valley athlete to ever win multiple medals at the Championships.  Sara also placed 12th in the state in the 200 meter dash.  She also competed with the 4 x 100 meter relay team which did not advance to the finals in the event.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE OSWAYO VALLEY TRACK AND FIELD TEAM ON AN OUTSTANDING YEAR!  WE ARE SO PROUD OF EACH OF YOU AND LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR’S SEASON!

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PESOCK SIGNS LETTER OF INTENT

Oswayo Valley High School Senior Dylan Pesock is shown signing his letter of intent to wrestle at Mercyhurst North East where he will study to become a Physical Therapist Assistant.  Included in the photo, front row left to right are Kellcey, sister, Sonya Pesock, mother, Dylan, and Shane Pesock, father. In the back row is Oswayo Valley Wrestling Coach Gabe Higley, Doug Dickerson, Principal, Dr. Michele S. Hartzell, Superintendent, and Bill Howard, Director of Activities.  Congratulations Dylan!  We wish you the best of luck at Mercyhurst North East!

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE OV BASEBALL TEAM ON A WONDERFUL SEASON

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BIG 30 ACADEMIC BANQUET

Congratulations to Dustin Taylor who was chosen to attend the Academic Big 30 Banquet at the Old Library on Monday, May 14th.  Dustin was chosen to represent Oswayo Valley for his high achievements throughout his academic career.  Six scholarships were awarded for academics.  Three boy and three girl candidates were chosen from small, medium, and large schools.  Each award was for $500.00.  It was highly competitive with over 30 students from New York and Pennsylvania participating.  Unfortunately, Dustin was not selected for a scholarship, but continues to make Oswayo Valley proud with his academic achievements.  Congratulations, Dustin!

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ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

CONGRATULATIONS TO SHAYLA BICKEL AND JACOB KARR ON BEING SELECTED AS THE 2018 ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

 

WAY TO GO SHAYLA AND JACOB!    CONGRATULATIONS ON A VERY SUCCESSFUL ATHLETIC CAREER AT OSWAYO VALLEY!  WE WISH YOU THE BEST OF LUCK AS YOU HEAD OFF TO COLLEGE!

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CONGRATULATIONS TO TRAP CLUB MEMBER, REANNE STANNARD FOR SHOOTING HER FIRST 25 CONSECUTIVE TARGETS!  WAY TO GO REANNE! 

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NATIONAL TECHNICAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES

Congratulations to Macayla Smith, Kaylee Turk, and Isaiah Barney for being Oswayo Valley’s 2018 inductees into the National Technical Honor Society.  Members must be be good, honest, and responsible student-citizens who have made a personal commitment to excellence and who agree to uphold the NTHS Standards of Conduct.  Inductees must also obtain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) and be enrolled in a career/technical education program or major.

Congratulations Macayla, Kaylee, and Isaiah!  We are so proud of your many accomplishments!

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MARCH’S STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

We are proud to announce March’s Students of the Month – Alex Lamb represents the High School and Paris Siebert receives the nomination for the Middle School.

 

 

Alex is the son of Pamela, and the late Gerald Lamb.  He is a junior where she participates in the National Guard and the Work Based Learning Experience (WBLE) program.  Alex has enlisted in the National Guard and has plans to earn his CDL and drive truck. Alex’s favorite subject in school is his Physical Education elective.  His advice for his classmates is: “Work hard, play hard!” The teachers have this to say about Alex. “He is taking responsibility for his education and joining National Guard”, and “He is always polite.”

Paris is the daughter of Dawn and David Siebert.  Paris is in the eighth grade and enjoys participating in volleyball, track, and pep band.  Her favorite subject is Physical Education. After high school, Paris aspires to become a firefighter.  Paris’s advice to the student body is: “Do your homework, study for tests, and help other people.” The middle school teachers had this to say about Paris: “Paris always puts forth her best effort and tries to be the best Paris she can be, whether it is in academics or in extra-curricular activities.”

Congratulations Alex and Paris!

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BLACK SIGNS LETTER OF INTENT

Oswayo Valley High School Senior Garren Black is shown signing his letter of intent to play baseball at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, PA where he will major in Forest Technology. Included in the photo, front row left to right are Angel Black, mother, Garren, Troy Black, father. In the back row is Oswayo Valley Baseball Coach Brad Buchholz. Garren is the reigning Big 30 and District 9 Player of the Year.  Congratulations Garren!  We wish you the best of luck at Penn Tech!

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DAVID A. HOWE LIBRARY PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

 

Congratulations goes out to Noah Howard!  His photograph placed first in the wildlife category at the photography show at the David A. Howe Library in Wellsville!  Way to go Noah!

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Over the past couple of months, Oswayo Valley music students have been busy representing our school at PMEA district music festivals.  District Band led off the music festival season for our area.  Olivia J. (flute), Ava L. (clarinet), and Aaron BD. (tuba) travelled to Warren Area High School for the event.  Emilee A. (soprano) and Morgan S. (alto) then made their way to Meadville Area High School for the District Chorus festival.  In February, Emma G. (tenor saxophone) headed to Northern Potter High School for District Jazz.  Rounding out the festival season were Olivia J. (violin) and Ava L. (clarinet) who participated in the District Orchestra festival at Beaver Area High School.

These students represented our school and our community very well.  We are very proud of their accomplishments!

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REGINA A. QUICK CENTER HIGH SCHOOL JURIED ART EXHIBITION 

Congratulations to the following students for their acceptance into the
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts High School Art Exhibition!
 
Arianna Waterman, Grade 10
Karina West, Grade 11
Morgan Spinks, Grade 11
Emilee Andress, Grade 12

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REGINA A. QUICK CENTER MIDDLE SCHOOL JURIED ART EXHIBITION 

On January 30, 2018, 88 impressive works were on display at the Quick Center. The works were selected by a panel of judges from 200 submissions to the exhibition from 4 counties in New York and Pennsylvania and a total of 17 area schools.

In addition the 3 judges were asked to each select a work to receive a “Judges’ Choice” award. We are so proud and happy to announce that our very own 6th grade student, Mallory Goodliff, received one of these prestigious awards at Tuesday night’s reception!

Congratulations to Mallory and to all of our middle school representatives!

 

 

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FUTURE GREEN WAVES

 

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Vision, Mission, and Shared Values

Vision, Mission, and Shared Values
Oswayo Valley School District 2017