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Granby fourth-graders end year with fiesta

Students in first-year teacher Danielle Bovay’s class at Granby Elementary in Fulton recently celebrated the end of the year with a fiesta themed party. The fourth-graders and their families enjoyed Mexican food, dancing and spent time looking over portfolios that showcased student work. Bovay gifted a polished stone to every student in her class, picking each one carefully to fit his or her personality. Pictured from left are Breanna Ouderick, Zachary Ouderick, Hailie Hotaling, Jillian Crandall, Bovay, Justin Blake and Anthony Velez. In front are: Ethan Bardin, Jaden Harrington, Landen Oakley and Monica Schuyler.
Students in first-year teacher Danielle Bovay’s class at Granby Elementary in Fulton recently celebrated the end of the year with a fiesta themed party. The fourth-graders and their families enjoyed Mexican food, dancing and spent time looking over portfolios that showcased student work. Bovay gifted a polished stone to every student in her class, picking each one carefully to fit his or her personality. Pictured from left are Breanna Ouderick, Zachary Ouderick, Hailie Hotaling, Jillian Crandall, Bovay, Justin Blake and Anthony Velez. In front are: Ethan Bardin, Jaden Harrington, Landen Oakley and Monica Schuyler.

Bodley students present research

Bodley senior Tevin Simard removes macro invertebrates from a water sample he tests as part of a research project. He and his lab partner, MacKenzie Grow, presented their findings recently at an annual environmental summit in Syracuse.

Bodley senior Tevin Simard removes macro invertebrates from a water sample he tests as part of a research project. He and his lab partner, MacKenzie Grow, presented their findings recently at an annual environmental summit in Syracuse.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Eleven students from G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton used the knowledge acquired in Dan Mainville’s global environment course as part of their research for a recent environmental summit sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Continue reading

Parents find out how their children complete those math problems

Fulton City School District instructional math coach Lynnette DePoint (left) reviews array and area models with parents Elizabeth Thompson and Toby McCleery, who have a first-grader in the district.
Fulton City School District instructional math coach Lynnette DePoint (left) reviews array and area models with parents Elizabeth Thompson and Toby McCleery, who have a first-grader in the district.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

The Fulton school district recently hosted an information night to help parents better understand the math curriculum and strategies implemented as part of the Common Core. Continue reading

BOCES students build picnic tables for Oswego Little League site

Oswego County BOCES construction technology students recently built several picnic tables, which were donated to Oswego Little League. Pictured, from left, are students Cody Hohm, Ty Kranz, instructor Craig Mahon, and students Kevien Abbott and Jackson Truong.
Oswego County BOCES construction technology students recently built several picnic tables, which were donated to Oswego Little League. Pictured, from left, are students Cody Hohm, Ty Kranz, instructor Craig Mahon, and students Kevien Abbott and Jackson Truong.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

The Louisville Slugger name has become synonymous with baseball, but in the Port City another name is recognized for its wood-crafted contributions to the sport: Oswego County BOCES Career and Technical Education. Continue reading

Camp Hollis beckons BOCES students celebrating end of successful year

Working together as a team on a canoeing adventure are Oswego County BOCES Supervisor of Exceptional Education Programs Chuck Pehta and student Tyler Seales. The pair are at Camp Hollis, where the school organized an outdoor adventure day for Stepping Stones and work-study students.
Working together as a team on a canoeing adventure are Oswego County BOCES Supervisor of Exceptional Education Programs Chuck Pehta and student Tyler Seales. The pair are at Camp Hollis, where the school organized an outdoor adventure day for Stepping Stones and work-study students.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

The warm sun shining, the rhythmic sound of waves lazily lapping the shoreline, and the joyful laughter of students enjoying the great outdoors … these were all part of Oswego County BOCES Camp Hollis Fun Day. Continue reading

Minetto students donate for Paws Across Oswego County

The Oswego Minetto Elementary School students made a donation to the “Paws Across Oswego County” program. Students raised donations through a book sale, hat day, “Pennies for Paws” as well as through T-shirt and wrist bracelet donations. Principal Dr. Dean Goewey, left, joined Jan Knigh, Margie Wentworth and JoAnn Syrell along with Charlotte (in front). The dog is featured in “Charlotte’s Big Dream” by Connie Evans.
The Oswego Minetto Elementary School students made a donation to the Paws Across Oswego County program. Students raised donations through a book sale, hat day, “Pennies for Paws” as well as through T-shirt and wrist bracelet donations. Principal Dr. Dean Goewey, left, joined Jan Knigh, Margie Wentworth and JoAnn Syrell along with Charlotte (in front). The dog is featured in “Charlotte’s Big Dream” by Connie Evans.