In an effort to minimize the amount of testing administered to students on a given day, the Onteora High School is spreading out the midterm examination window from January 15th through January 25th. Information and a schedule can be found on our website under "Student Resources" or by selecting this link: January 2019 - Examination Information.
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The National Honor Society is collecting canned food donations during the months of January and February to support the Reservoir Food Pantry. Canned food donations can be dropped of at the high school's reception desk or in the guidance office.
Congratulations to the 11 Onteora students who competed in the Region 3 New York State DECA competitions, held on January 4 at Rockland Community College. Sabrina Storey placed 3rd in Food Marketing Management, which qualified her to go on to the New York DECA State Career conference in March. Angelo Musillo also qualified to compete at the New York State level in Principles of Marketing Management. DECA’s mission is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.
Updated 1/7/19 - The Onteora Middle and High School have enhanced the supervision of students who stay for after-school extracurricular activities. Please select the headline to read an updated letter, as well as the original letter, from the Superintendent of Schools.
The Ulster County Career Conference is a collaboration of school counselors at high schools throughout Ulster County to prepare students for college and career after graduation. Onteora, New Paltz, Kingston, Ellenville, Saugerties, Rondout and Highland High Schools will send 11th graders to the SUNY Ulster campus on Wednesday, March 13th to interact with professionals in career areas of their interest.
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2019 New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA). NYSSSA provides approximately 400 of New York's most talented students the opportunity to study with professionals in the visual and performing arts. Students in grades 8-12 throughout New York State are encouraged to apply to one of seven schools: Theatre, Ballet, Modern Dance, Orchestral Studies, Choral Studies, Visual Arts, or Media Arts.
The Onteora High School has released the High Honor Roll, Honor Roll, and Merit Roll for the first quarter.
Select the headline link above to view the list!
In the event of a school delay, please select the headline link to view the modified schedule for the day. Thank you.
Auditions for this year's musical will be held after school on January 9 and January 10 in the chorus room. Interested middle and high school students should pick up an audition packet from Ms. Rondeau. Callbacks will be on January 11.
Harry Simon Auditorium was filled with the soul-stirring sounds of poetry on December 14, as 12 Onteora High School students competed in the school’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition.
Select the headline above for information and results about the recitation contest.
Congratulations to our wonderful and talented music students. Enjoy the video of our winter concert by selecting the headline above.
Onteora's annual Poetry Out Loud Contest is scheduled for Thursday, December 14 at 3:00 P.M. in the Onteora High School auditorium. Please come and watch our finest reciters as they step onto the stage, breathe life into traditional and modern canons of poetry, and merge the past with the present through the language arts. This event is free and open to the public.
The Onteora High School's National Honor Society is sponsoring a blood drive on Friday, November 30th from 8 A.M. until 2 P.M. For an appointment, go to www.RedCrossBlood.org (sponsor code: Onteora) or see a member of the OHS National Honor Society.
Kudos to the four Onteora cross-country runners who will be competing in the State championships in Class C: Erin Downs, Kentaro Mainieri, Satch Sumner-Waldman, and Lucciana Robertson. The quartet qualified for States based on their stellar performances at the Section 9 championships
Congratulations to the Onteora music ensemble members, who have been chosen to perform at the annual New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All-State festival being held at Wallkill High School on November 16 and 17.
Congratulations to Adrianne Cox (Treble Choir), Miriam Silver-Altman (Symphonic Orchestra), and Jules Schauffler (Symphonic Orchestra), who have been chosen to represent Onteora High School at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Conference All-State Music Festival.
The Onteora Athletic Department is excited to announce that we are now offering the convenience for parents and guardians to register their children for our sports programs through an online program called FamilyID.
Parents/guardians should register at the following website: https://www.familyid.com/onteora-central-school-district-athletics
Homework help is available. A schedule can be found on our website under "Student Resources" or by selecting this link: Homework Help.
In light of the enhanced focus on safety and security in our schools, we are writing to let you know that we will begin using a new visitor management system in all of our schools starting in September. Part of keeping students and faculty safe is knowing who is in our buildings at all times, and our new system will enable us to do that.
Transportation information for the 2018-19 school year is now available on the student/parent portal. Please log in for the most up to date information. If you are unable to log in to the portal to retrieve transportation information, please contact your child's school.
This handbook is intended to serve as a summary of our rules, procedures, and expectations and it is not meant to be all-inclusive. If you have any questions, please feel free to discuss them with any faculty member, staff, or administrator.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) helps safeguard student information. Please review the attached form if you wish to keep certain student information private.
School district are required to provide military recruiters with secondary students' names, addresses and telephone numbers.
Welcome back! Please take the time to read this carefully. Your understanding of and participation in Onteora’s School Lunch Program is very important to us.
“The seal recognizes advanced achievement in English as well as another World Language,” explained Valerie Stewart, Onteora’s World Languages Liaison. This is the first year that the school district has encouraged students to seek this seal, which will be affixed to their high school diplomas and transcripts.
There will be a Fall Athletic Parent and Player meeting on Tuesday August 7th at 6pm in the Onteora High school auditorium to discuss the upcoming fall season. All middle school and high school students planning to participate in a fall sport should attend this meeting along with their parents.
Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Nearly 100 Onteora seniors marched onto the football field on June 22 for an important rite of passage: the end of their high school careers, and the beginning of a brand-new chapter of their lives.