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Class of 2014 graduates from Bodley

All G. Ray Bodley graduation photos taken by Kelly LeVea

Valedictorian Michael Holcomb’s speech:

Thank you Mr. Greene, Mr. Charles, Mrs. Parkhurst, Mr. Lynch, members of the board of eductaion. Thanks also to family and friends that have chosen to attend the ceremony, and of course my fellow members of the class of 2014.

As I was writing this speech I would constantly hear two phrases that irked me.

First: “It doesn’t really matter what you say, no one will remember it down the road anyways.” Second: “All graduation speeches sound the same: ‘We made it,’ or ‘We did it,’” and so on. Continue reading

Ryan completes basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Maggie K. Ryan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate degree. Ryan was an honors graduate. She is the daughter of Patrick and Tracey Ryan of Fulton and a 2012 grad of G. Ray Bodley High School, Fulton.

Fairgrieve students boast virtue of citizenship

Fairgrieve Elementary School students embraced the virtue of the month and were recognized for displaying citizenship. In front, from left, are Lillian Cunningham, Moira Percival, Brady Niver, Hailey Bryan, Dawson Reed, Dominic Harris, Giavonna Spano and Chandra Holden. In the middle, from left, are Mia Aldasch, Izabella Bogardus, Vera Butchko, Hunter Nichols, Ciearra Harris and Kaitlyn Bevacqua. In the back, from left, are Olivia Forsyth, Damien Reidell, Breahna Boots, Alexandria Maynard, Brayden McGraw, Alley Bliss, Matthew Breton, Mason Trumble and sixth-grade teacher Todd Terpening.
Fairgrieve Elementary School students embraced the virtue of the month and were recognized for displaying citizenship. In front, from left, are Lillian Cunningham, Moira Percival, Brady Niver, Hailey Bryan, Dawson Reed, Dominic Harris, Giavonna Spano and Chandra Holden. In the middle, from left, are Mia Aldasch, Izabella Bogardus, Vera Butchko, Hunter Nichols, Ciearra Harris and Kaitlyn Bevacqua. In the back, from left, are Olivia Forsyth, Damien Reidell, Breahna Boots, Alexandria Maynard, Brayden McGraw, Alley Bliss, Matthew Breton, Mason Trumble and sixth-grade teacher Todd Terpening.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Citizenship was on display at Fairgrieve Elementary School in Fulton during June, and 22 students earned recognition for exemplifying the virtue of the month. Continue reading

Lanigan conducts annual Game Day

game day

Lanigan Elementary School in Fulton held its annual Game Day June 19. First time game-dayers, the kindergartners, through the sixth-graders and a few teachers too joined in the several activities set up on the grassy field behind the school.

First photo: sixth-grader Cierra Russell jumps in a relay sack race during the school’s annual Game Day. Other activities included steal the pinnie, kicking a soccer ball with oversized foam feet and a bucket filling challenge.

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Above (second photo), Kiernan O’Neil, Jeffrey Spurling and Nick Regensberger work together to catch a rubber trout in the air with a fishing net.