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."

THE DISTRICT WILL BE OPERATING ON SUMMER OFFICE HOURS EFFECTIVE JUNE 3 THROUGH AUGUST 16, 2019.  THE OFFICES WILL BE OPEN MONDAY-FRIDAY FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M. AND CLOSED DAILY FROM 11:30 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M. FOR LUNCH.  IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE OF NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, PLEASE CONTACT THE RESPECTIVE BUILDING TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.  THANK YOU.

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SPORTS PHYSICALS AND IMPACT TESTING

Any students in grades 7-12 that are participating in a sport during the 2019-20 school year must have a sports physical and impact test.

The District has contracted with UPMC Cole Shinglehouse Health Center to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a sports physical at a cost of $16.50 per student.  Physicals will take place on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 and Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Additionally, students participating in sports, marching band, and trap must have an impact test before being permitted to participate in practices.  Impact testing will take place the week of July 22, 2019.

To schedule a physical and/or impact test, please contact Mrs. Amy Unverdorben at 260-1701.

Please note  that if your child is participating in a fall sport, a complete CIPPE packet including a sports physical, must be completed, signed, and returned to Mrs. Unverdorben in the Athletic Office no later than Thursday, August 1, 2019 in order to be able to participate.

If you  have any questions, please contact the Athletic Department.

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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.

Superintendent

Music Teacher

Reading Specialist / Art Teacher

Family Consumer Science / Business Education Long-Term Substitute

Elementary Education Long-Term Substitute

Golf Head Coach

Wrestling Head Coach

Substitute Employees for the 2019-20 school year in the following areas:

Cafeteria, Custodian, Instructional Aide, Nurse Assistant, 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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CAREER AND VOCATIONAL MENTOR-AIDE VACANCY

The Potter County Education Council has a need for a part-time Career and Vocational Mentor-Aide within the Oswayo Valley School District.  The position will be available at the beginning of August through the beginning of June 2020 (25 hours per week for approximately 38 weeks).  It is anticipated that the position will continue into the following school years.  This is a part of a collaborative program between the Potter County Human Services, Potter County Education Council and the local school districts. A job description may be reviewed at the Potter County Education Council Office at 5 Water Street in Coudersport, PA (814-274-4877).

Applicants must have at least a high school diploma.  An associate’s or bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Appropriate work experience with older children, knowledge or work experience in business or industry, and experience with Microsoft Office applications would also be desirable.  Applicants must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License and safe driving history.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, three current (less than one-year old) letters of reference.  Appropriate clearances including PA Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance, PA Act 34 Criminal Record Check, a current PA FBI Clearance (Education Versions) and a negative TB test result to the Potter County Education Council, P.O. Box 5, Coudersport, PA 16915.  You may be asked to complete the standard PA Teacher Application upon review of your initial application.

Deadline for applications:  Noon, Thursday, July 18, 2019, E.O.E.

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2019-20 PRELIMINARY BUDGET

At their May 13, 2019 meeting, the Oswayo Valley School Board of Directors approved the 2019-20 preliminary budget expenditures of $8,842,725 using assigned fund balance of $425,000 to offset revenues of $8,417,725. The Administration and School Board will continue to review budget components, and the preliminary budget may be revised prior to the adoption of a Final Budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.  A copy of the budget may be accessed by clicking on the link below and is on display at the District Office located at 277 S. Oswayo St., Shinglehouse, PA 16748.
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CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2019

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POTTER COUNTY EDUCATION COUNCIL SUMMER CAMPS

The Potter County Education Council is offering several STEM related camps this summer!  The camps are open to students entering grades 5-9, unless otherwise specified.  To find out more information about the camps, click on the link below or contact the PCEC at 814-545-1333.

PCEC Summer Camp Brochure 2019

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE OSWAYO VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FOR BEING RECOGNIZED AS A DISTINGUISHED TITLE I SCHOOL
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Vision, Mission, and Shared Values

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