From left, Haley M. Besaw, Dylan M. Borza and Kimberly M. Bourlier stand during the singing of the alma mater during the John C. Birdlebough High graduation ceremony June 28 in the high school gym.
Class of 2014 member Sara Burdick sings “The Impossible Dream” during the grduation ceremony at John C. Birdlebough High School June 28.
John C. Birdlebough Class of 2014 members Kelsey Hubbard, left, and Jill Gouchie eat breakfast of white cheddar and regular Cheez-Its while waiting for the graduation ceremony to begin June 28 at the high school.
John C. Birdlebough graduate-to-be Jasmine Clark has her cap adjusted by her friend Tomica Handville prior to the graduation ceremony June 28 in the high school gym.
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Valedictorian Ian Evans’ speech:
If school was a game, we won.
I would like to take a moment to welcome everyone to the class of 2014 graduation. Superintendent Belfield, Principal Molloy, Mr. Rudy and the members of the Board of Education, fellow students, parents, family and friends, we are extremely grateful that you are able to join us to celebrate this milestone in our lives.
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The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau is opening a new summer youth recreation program for kids in grades kindergarten through fourth grade this summer at the Oswego County Nature Park at Camp Zerbe in Williamstown.
Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3 at the Camp Zerbe park, 253 State Route 104, Williamstown.
Program directors will be on site to take registrations, answer questions and show the participants what kind of activities they will be doing throughout the summer.
The camp will run Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from July 7 to Aug. 15. Lunch will be provided to registered program participants.
Pre-registration is required. Spots will be awarded on a first come-first serve basis.
“A waiting list will be created to ensure that as many children as possible have a chance to attend the program,” said Brandon Morey, coordinator of recreation and youth development for the Oswego City – County Youth Bureau.
Camp Zerbe is owned by Oswego County and operated by the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau as a day use nature park and recreation facility. The Camp Zerbe recreation program is licensed through the Oswego County Department of Health. The facility is available to rent between late April and October for use by families, clubs, school groups and other organizations.
Those seeking more information may call the Youth Bureau at 349-3451 or (800) 596-3200, ext.3451 or contact Brandon Morey at 349-3241 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.