Welcome to OTES PTA

The PTA has a lot of great things in the works for this year…keep checking this site regularly for updates and upcoming events!

2017 OTES Follies “Candy Land”

Friday, March 24th at 7pm
Follies practices are underway and ticket sale information has gone home – check those backpacks!
All tickets are sold in advance – orders due by March 17th. Students performing do not need a ticket. Limit of 6 tickets per family (if your child is in the show), and 3 for all others. Ticket prices: $5/adult and $3/child(12 and under). Return ticket order form along with cash or check payment to “OTES PTA”. Tickets will be sent home with your child on March 22nd. Questions about Follies? Contact Heather Campo at scampo25@yahoo.com or 732.233.4541. Information on Follies will be continually updated on our website so keep checking back.

FOLLIES BAKE SALE: Our big Follies show is just a week away and we need your help with the bake sale. This is our biggest bake sale of the year. If you can contribute, please click the sign up genius link and see what we need. We REALLY need people to help sell at intermission, so if you can do that please sign up! Any help is appreciated. Remember, this year each group participating is required to bring a baked good (or packaged item) for the bake sale. Group chaperones, please drop off your contribution before the show in the cafeteria….you will get your complimentary ticket for the show at the bake sale table.
LINK to Sign-up: 

NJ Makers Day at OTES

Friday, March 24th
We are in need of the following supplies to have a successful Makers Day at OTES. All grades will be participating. So take a look through your craft and other supplies and please send them in with your child before March 21st.

Legos – Lego 12” flat square for foundation, looks likes a Lego floor tile. Legos, mega blocks, connecting cubes, geometric shapes, wooden blocks, etc.
Mini-marshmallows, regular marshmallows,
Pipe cleaners (all sizes and colors are welcome)
Plastic spoons
Tongue Depressors – AKA jumbo popsicle sticks
550 feet of aluminum foil
500 foldable sandwich bags (not ziploc)
2000 popsicle sticks
100 small red solo cups Dixie cups
100 medium or large red solo cups
Twist ties
Plastic shopping bags
Bottle caps
Old CDs
10 glasses or glass jars (all the same and at least 12 oz capacity)
Plastic dish washing basin
Old books
Various craft supplies (glue, markers, crayons, etc.)

Harlem Wizards are Coming to Ocean

Thursday, April 20th  – 7pm @ OTHS Gym
Check out this cool video that the Harlem Wizards sent to us! The Harlem Wizards are coming to play against OTES teachers in April! It’s going to be a hilarious, SLAM-TASTIC event! Complete information has been sent home, including ticket prices and order forms. TICKETS GO ON SALE *ONLINE* AT 6PM MONDAY….3/20 AT WWW.HARLEMWIZARDS.COM/SCHEDULE FOR ALL TYPES OF SEATS.


Save the Date: Prize Bingo/Raffle May 18th

We are currently collecting for grade level themed baskets.

The prize Bingo/Raffle Committee is seeking donations for grade level themed baskets. Here are the themes and links to sign up for items. All donations are due by March 24th.

Pre-School/Kindergarten: Restaurants
1st Grade: Lottery Scratch Offs
Just send in to your class.
2nd Grade: Beach and BBQ
3rd Grade: Sports & Recreation
4th Grade: Spa & Health Wellness

For Prize Bingo information visit our event page HERE.

Send in Your Yearbook Pictures

The Yearbook Committee is Looking for Pictures

Have you taken pictures at OTES events and want to see your child in the yearbook? Send your pictures in for possible inclusion in the yearbook. Email them to yearbook@otespta.org.

Events include class parties and class trips, Halloween parade, Geo Bee/Spelling Bee, Parent/Teacher basketball game, chorus concert, Science Fair, Follies. Please try to make sure they are pictures of more than one child so that we may include as many children as possible in the yearbook.

Sign Up – Remind App

Better school communication leads to stronger school communities.
OTES PTA wants you to “Stay On Track” with school events – with the Remind APP! Get information from and about OTES and OTES PTA on your cell phone…not just in handouts!

Download and sign up for the Remind app…click here for instructions.

Join the PTA: Make an Impact and Get Involved!

Join anytime… Cost is $8.00 per adult family member/guardian or $15.00 for 2 family members. Need a membership form? Email us and we will get one to you.