Thank you to our generous PTO who always take the time to show their appreciation to our wonderful teaching staff. Our teachers are all that and a slice of pie!
The tradition continues! VFW Post 7858 visited to pick up Candy Donations made from all three elementary schools. These donations will go to patients at the Lyons VA Medial Center in Basking Ridge, NJ. OFRS Fifth Grade Leaders helped to pack up the candy donations and thank the Veterans for their service. Thank you to the generous children and families of our Washington Twp. community.
Pick Up Patrol Quick Tip: How to make a plan change for your child's dismissal!
We are preparing for tomorrow's Veterans Flag Raising Ceremony! All families are invited. This special event will take place at 9:15am on November 3rd at the flagpole in the front of the building. Post “1776” American Veterans Association of Washington Twp. will join us to be recognized and honored for their service. If you have a Veteran in your family, be sure to invite them to join us!
More Halloween Festivities!!!
Our OFRS PTO and Room Parents planned the most fabulous Halloween Parties today! Webs, mummies, freeze dance, painting pumpkins and more - such fun!!!
The PTO treated our students to a Recess Dancy Party as a schoolwide prize for reaching our Color Run Fundraising Goal. Students dressed colorfully and danced the day away!
We are getting so excited for Halloween on Monday at OFRS! We can't wait. See you at the parade!
The Fairmount Fire Company visited with Kindergarten and First Grade Students at OFRS today to discuss fire safety. We learned about the importance of fire escape plans, practicing at home and school, and leaving the house right away. Children got to see and hear about the tools, gear and even inside of the truck!
Third grade students observe and compare characteristics of seeds and fruit. They discuss how seeds are alike and different.
The highly engaging and entertaining LEAD U group put on a terrific performance that focused on the importance of thinking for ourselves, handling conflict, recognizing our feelings, and learning how to regulate strong emotions. There was dancing, games, teacher performances, student performances, an actress dressed as a banana and lots of laughter and smiles!
We love our WT police officers! Thank you for keeping our community safe!
Mrs. Ciccone's first grade class had a very special mystery reader, Sgt. Oranchak. He shared the story of Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathman. Students loved this entertaining story about the importance of safety.
Fifth grade students work with Mrs. Rojas and Sgt. Oranchak to STUFF THE BUS with our schoolwide collections for the LV Food Pantry. We are proud of our students' empathy and generosity and the positive impact they have made for our community.
Thank you Mr. Backer and Mrs. Radossich for teaching us all about bus safety!
The schoolwide collections for the LV Food Pantry started today and will continue through Friday, October 21st. Please send in the following items. The collection boxes will be by the Office. Thank you so much for your generosity! 🚌 Stuff the Bus Grade Level Challenge! ✅ Kindergarten: School snacks ✅ Grade 1: Granola bars/Pop Tarts ✅ Grade 2: Canned fruit (no glass) ✅ Grade 3: Pancake mix ✅ Grades 4 & 5: Toiletries (bodywash, handsoap, shampoo, conditioner)
Outdoor exploration provides children the opportunity to link understanding of scientific concepts to the natural world. These kindergarten children use their sense of touch, sight, sound, and smell to observe trees.
Bonjour! Fifth grade students in Mrs. Flanagan's class write letters to their "Friends in France" each Friday.
Today we visited with the Post "1776" American Veterans Association of Washington Twp. to discuss our upcoming Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony. Mark your calendar for 9:15am on November 3rd to join us in honoring our local Veterans. Students have a wonderful plan in place.
Pete the Cat is popping up around the school to support our month long Respect lessons. Classes will have a special visit from Mrs. Rojas, our school counselor, to discuss the importance of cooperation, respect, empathy and citizenship!