OJRSD board OKs new 5-year teachers’ contract

The Owen J. Roberts Board of School Directors, during its regular school board meeting held on June 20, 2022, approved a new contract with the Roberts Education Association. The current contract is due to expire on June 30, 2022; therefore, the new five-year contract will be effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027. With consideration for student success at the forefront of all efforts, both...

Hess named as ORJSD’s Citadel Heart of Learning finalist

Pictured left to right is Dr. Will Stout, OJRSD superintendent; Amy Hess, Citadel Heart of Learning finalist; Dr. Malinda McKillip, French Creek Elementary School principal; and Dr. Kathy Soeder, OJRSD assistant superintendent. The Owen J. Roberts School District (OJRSD) announced Amy Hess, an elementary teacher at French Creek Elementary, as one of 15 outstanding Chester County educators and 31...

OJRSD community invited to attend a virtual focus group on March 9

The Owen J. Roberts School District (OJRSD) is in the process of reviewing its communication initiatives and is seeking input from school personnel, parents and guardians, and the community through a series of focus groups. Focus group participants will share their perceptions about the district as well as its communications strategy. Parents and guardians, staff and students have been invited...

ORJSD to listening session on planning, Dec. 8

The Owen J. Roberts School District (OJRSD) invites the community to a listening session to encourage feedback and input from the community and families within the district. The feedback will be used to identify OJRSD priorities as the process of comprehensive planning for the 2022-23 school year begins. The OJRSD comprehensive plan will be a 3-6-year plan that will drive the district’s mission...