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."

  • Homecoming Week Activities for September 19th – 24th
    • Monday:  Merica Monday
    • Tuesday:  Spirit Day
    • Wednesday:  Pajama Day
    • Thursday:  Crazy Hair Day
    • Friday:  Green/White/Blue/Gold
    • Friday:  Pep Rally 10:40 a.m.
    • Friday:  Fall Fest 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. – Public is welcome
    • Friday:  Student fan bus leaves for football game 6:00 p.m. (Student permission forms and $3.00 due by 3:00 p.m. Monday, September 19!)
    • Saturday:   Homecoming Dance for 9th-12th Grade Students from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • Facilities Committee Meeting – Monday, September 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the ES Board Room
  • Curriculum/Personnel Committee Meeting – Monday, September 26 at 6:00 p.m. in the ES Board Room

*Please refer to the Activity Calendar tab for all school events.


The Oswayo Valley School District has an immediate opening for a custodian position.  This position is a full-time, 12-month permanent position.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED and previous custodial/maintenance experience preferred.  This position requires general cleaning responsibilities throughout the building.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds or more, vacuum, dust and mop. Snow removal will also be a responsibility when needed. Must have the ability to stand on their feet for extended periods; physically able to lift, bend, stoop, and reach; and capable of performing manual labor.  May be responsible for safety and security of the building.  Other duties as assigned.

Interested applicants should apply online by selecting the “Employment” tab on our website.  Applicants must be able to obtain Act 34, Act 151, and Act 114 clearance certifications.  If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact Mrs. Christi Stedman in the District Office at 814-260-1700.  Deadline for applications is September 26, 2016.


The Oswayo Valley School District has two Board seat vacancies.  One vacancy is from Region I, Ceres/North Sharon Townships and a second anticipated opening from Region II, Shinglehouse Borough.  Anyone who resides in the above mentioned townships or in the Borough who wishes to be considered to fill the vacant seats should submit a letter of interest, resume, and verification of residency to the Oswayo Valley School District, Attn: Dr. Michele S. Hartzell, Superintendent, 277 S. Oswayo Street, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.  Letters of interest must be submitted to the District Office by October 3, 2016.  The current seats are available immediately and are set to go on the ballot in the 2017 election.  Applicants will be contacted at a later date as to when they should appear in front of the Board to be considered for the vacant seat.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Christi Stedman or Mrs. Jackie Fosmer in the District Office at 814-260-1700.



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