News & Announcements

Reopen for In-Person/Hybrid Instruction

The district pivoted all district schools to remote instruction starting January 27th. The majority of staff will be released from quarantine Monday night, February 1st, therefore the district schools will remain in remote instruction through Monday, February 1st. All district schools will reopen for in-person/hybrid instruction on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Click the headline for more information.

Athletics Statement

Under New York State Department of Health guidance, schools may authorize high risk sports, “only as permitted by the respective local health authorities, (i.e., county health departments).” Local authorities must consider health and safety factors including COVID-19 positivity rates in the community.

Thank you, Northern Physical Therapy!

Northern Physical Therapy (Ogdensburg office) recently donated funds collected from their “Friday Jean Days” to A Little Something Extra, OFA’s student pantry. Pictured is Emily McLellan, PT, DPT presenting the funds to Hillary Skelly. Thank you NPT!

Thank you, Corning Inc.

Thank you Corning! Through the generosity and support from the Canton Corning Plant, A Little Something Extra, OFA’s very own student pantry, was able to provide over one hundred seventy brand new winter coats to district students. Corning has been a long time supporter of the pantry and we are so grateful!

January Remote Days

The district will be cancelling the January fully remote days. Click the headline for more information.

Snow Day Information

Ogdensburg City School District's plan is to keep our traditional snow day procedures in place for the 2020-2021 school year. Click the headline for more details.

Voya Honors Ogdensburg Teachers with Third-Place Unsung Heroes Program Award

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced today that Angela Weston and Karen Mathews, two teachers at Grant C. Madill Elementary School in Ogdensburg, New York, won the third place grant award in the company’s annual Voya Unsung Heroes program. As the third-place winners, Weston and Mathews will receive $5,000 in addition to the $2,000 grant — bringing their total financial award to $7,000. This money will be used to help bring “Innovations Lab” to life at Grant C. Madill Elementary School.

Instruction Model Form

As we continue to try to provide the best education possible during this pandemic, it is important that we maintain the most accurate information possible. To that end, we would like to ask you to confirm if your child(ren) will be attending school in the hybrid model, or fully remotely. If you choose to have your child attend remotely, your child will remain in the remote model through February 22, 2021. We realize that you may have indicated your preference at an earlier date, but we need to reconfirm your choice.
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