School Announcements

  • STUDENT ART WORK ON DISPLAY!

    This is the last week our student's art work will be on display at the Orient Country Store - please stop by and take a look!  Also, our student's winter drawings can be viewed on Southold Town's TV Channel 22 or search southoldtownny.gov/gallery and click on Oysterponds album (or just google Southold Town Holiday Pictures).  Happy Holidays to All!

    Oysterponds Union Free School District
  • AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE

    Please be sure to have your child's/ children's updated medical forms returned to school as soon as possible. 

    These forms include the following: Updated Physical, Over the Counter permission form ( must be signed by parent and physician), Prescription Medication permission form (must be signed by parent and physician).

    All forms can be found on the district website, under the "About Us" tab, click on Health Office.

     

     

     

    Oysterponds Union Free School District
  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

    At the Annual Re-oganizational Meeting on July 11, 2017, the Oysterponds UFSD School Board unanimously decided to hold all future board meetings with a start time to 7:00 p.m. (rather than 7:30 pm).  If an executive session is anticipated, the session will begin either at 6:00 p.m., prior to the regular meeting or after the business of the regular meeting is conducted.  

    Oysterponds Union Free School District
  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHING POSITIONS AVAILABLE

    It's an ideal way to supplement your income and set your own schedule! If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher, please contact us for more information at 631-323-2410 extension 130

    Oysterponds Union Free School District
  • Did you know?

    The Oysterponds  School is the designated emergency shelter for Orient/Orient Pt. residents and the Greenport School is the designated emergency shelter for East Marion Residents.  We truly hope that we never need to use them, but it is always good to have a plan in place.  Experts tell us to be prepared to survive for up to 72 hours before outside help arrives.  Prepare a shelter kit to bring with you to include the following: 1) Change of clothing, rain gear, sturdy shoes, 2) Toiletries and personal items, medications, 3) Blankets or sleeping bag and pillow, 4) Identification, 5) Games, toys, books, 6) Special items for infants or elderly, 6) Non-perishable foods, 7) Sufficient water for 3 days, 8) Cell phone, flash light, extra batteries.  Thanks to the Red Cross, we have a supply of cots and blankets readily available.

    Oysterponds Union Free School District
  • BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING PRIVATE OR PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS

    Resident pupils of the Oysterponds UFSD scheduled to attend, or who anticipate attending, private or parochial schools are invited to request bus transportation in accordance with distance limitations provided for the public school students if the distance from home to the private or parochial school is not greater than 15 miles. To apply for transportation for the the upcoming school year to a private or parochial school, a request for a transportation form must be received by the district office no later than April 1 of the preceding school year.
    This transportation form must, by law be submitted each year. A separate form must be filed for each child. If, after applying, you wish to change the school which you had originally requested transportation for, you must cancel your previous request and submit another request for transportation on or before April 1 deadline.

    Submit written request for schools within the 15-mile limit to: Superintendent of Schools, Oysterponds UFSD, 23405 Main Road, Orient, NY 11957

    Oysterponds Union Free School District
  • THE OYSTERPONDS PRE-K THROUGH 6TH GRADE PROGRAM IS OPEN TO NON-RESIDENT STUDENTS

    Low Teacher-Student Ratio
    Common Core Aligned Curriculum
    Technology Embedded Instruction
    Project Based Learning
    Full Music Program; Instrumental, Strings, Drumming
    Elementary Foreign Language
    Reasonable Non-Resident Tuition Rates
    Interested? Please contact the school at 631-323-2410

    Oysterponds Union Free School District

PreK News !

This Week's

Our letter of the week is /Y/.  We are going to begin talking about the holiday season this week.  Over the next few weeks, we will discuss the different holidays and how they are celebrated by different families. If you would like to share with the class how your family celebrates the holidays, let us know!

We will also begin our monthly theme which will be the Four Seasons.  We have been talking about the change we're seeing in the weather each day.  Since the winter season begins in a few weeks, this is the perfect time to introduce this topic.  This is revisited throughout the year.

Our math focus is always hands-on exploration through use of manipulatives and games.  Math is embedded in our daily activities and is discussed throughout the day.  We have so many engaging and fun SmartBoard games related to the holidays which we try to play each day.  The children have become quite good at manipulating the SmartBoard!

 Please contact me anytime with questions or concerns.  My email is kcostello@oysterponds.org  or call the school at (631) 323-2410.