Stylish songs, stunning arrangements, great musicianship – and those massive vocal harmonies – all delivered with good humor and a sense of fun. That’s what former Tanglefoot–and now R-P-R — fans look forward to when this re-connected Canadian band comes to the Oswego Music Hall stage at 8 p.m. Saturday Jan. 11. Rob Ritchie, Al(…)
Jeff Hendrickson, principal at Lanigan Elementary School, recently honored students for demonstrating the Fulton City School District’s virtue of the month for December which is empathy. Empathy is the ability to recognize and share someone else’s feelings and emotions. The following students were recognized at the ceremony – pictured in front, left to right are:(…)
Oswego Middle School’s “Con Brio” singers, accompanied by members of the middle school band, treated residents of St. Francis Commons Assisted Living Residence to memorable holiday concert. Students performed a selection of holiday favorites, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Frosty the Snowman,” “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing,” for the(…)
Submitted by the Oswego school district The final regular meeting of 2013 was conducted by the Oswego school board on Dec. 18. The board accepted a $60,180 grant to extend universal pre-kindergarten and approved an agreement with First Step Universal Pre-K to support the extension of the district UPK program. (See more on this page.)(…)
Five Oswego High School students were selected “All State” and participated in the New York State School Music Association Conference performances in Rochester. They are: Emily King (second chair trumpet), vocalists Ryan Smith, Emily Hurbutt and Justin Abbott and bass trombonist Tom Godfrey.
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES The Polar Express rolled into the Phoenix Central School District on Friday Dec. 20, bringing with it plenty of Christmas cheer. Students at Emerson J. Dillon Middle School had the opportunity to shop for family members as they perused a wide selection of gifts that were donated by staff and(…)
By Debra J. Groom The Oswego Common Council unanimously adopted a budget for 2014 Monday night that will raise taxes by about $4.46 per $1,000 of assessed value for Oswego taxpayers. That is much less than the original budget proposal that was going to raise taxes more than $8 per $1,000. Also, the budget adopted(…)
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES After several successful test runs of the Hannibal school district’s new emergency communication system, the notification tool has gone live. The system, Global Connect, uses cloud-based technology that allows the district to call, email or text important information to parents, staff, board members and others. It can hold up to(…)