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CNY Arts Center in Fulton to exhibit in Oswego

CNY Arts Center members Ken Blount (left) and Kendra Matott -- among the artists represented in an Oswego State Downtown exhibition opening May 31 and running through July 12 -- discuss artwork at ARTs in the HeART Gallery in Fulton.
CNY Arts Center members Ken Blount (left) and Kendra Matott — among the artists represented in an Oswego State Downtown exhibition opening May 31 and running through July 12 — discuss artwork at ARTs in the HeART Gallery in Fulton.

Submitted by SUNY Oswego

The downtown branch of SUNY Oswego’s College Store will play host from May 31 to July 12 to an exhibition of artwork from CNY Arts Center in Fulton.

The free public opening reception for “Empowered Through the Arts: The Finest of CNY Arts Center” will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Oswego State Downtown, corner of West First and Bridge streets in Oswego. Continue reading

Testing is done — head to the pool

Students at Lanigan Elementary School recently celebrated the completion of their Common Core English language arts and mathematics testing with an afternoon of swimming at Granby pool. Fourth-graders at Lanigan take swim lessons at the Granby pool during the year. Tanner Tetro, Eli Reynolds, Jon Dingman and Dalton Hines are pictured moments before diving into the pool.
Students at Lanigan Elementary School recently celebrated the completion of their Common Core English language arts and mathematics testing with an afternoon of swimming at Granby pool. Fourth-graders at Lanigan take swim lessons at the Granby pool during the year. Tanner Tetro, Eli Reynolds, Jon Dingman and Dalton Hines are pictured moments before diving into the pool.

Bodley senior receives Gates scholarship

Simard
Simard

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Tevin Simard, a senior at G. Ray Bodley, has been awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship.

The program selects 1,000 students each year to receive an all-expenses paid scholarship to a four-year college or university of their choosing.

Simard also was chosen for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth program that provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students to learn less commonly taught languages in overseas immersion programs.  Continue reading

Volney students pack trees

Deborah Arden’s fifth-graders at Volney Elementary School in the Fulton school district recently helped package Norway spruce tree seedlings for their school. Jesse Weber (left) and Anthony Bennett work together to place one seedling in each brown paper bag so their classmates can transport the trees home. The trees, along with educational materials, are part of the annual Plant-a-Tree program, which is open to 5,000 county youth in grades kindergarten through five. The program is coordinated by Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County.  It is funded by Entergy Nuclear Northeast and The Oswego County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs.
Deborah Arden’s fifth-graders at Volney Elementary School in the Fulton school district recently helped package Norway spruce tree seedlings for their school. Jesse Weber (left) and Anthony Bennett work together to place one seedling in each brown paper bag so their classmates can transport the trees home. The trees, along with educational materials, are part of the annual Plant-a-Tree program, which is open to 5,000 county youth in grades kindergarten through five. The program is coordinated by Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County. It is funded by Entergy Nuclear Northeast and The Oswego County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs.

Fulton boys’ lacrosse nears winning record

By Rob Tetro

The Fulton boys’ varsity lacrosse team went 2-1 in its last three games and now has a record of 4-5.

On April 16, Fulton cruised past Chittenango 11-3 and then they held off  Homer 8-7 on April 17. Its loss was to East Syracuse Minoa on April 22 by a score of 11-4.

Fulton built a 2-0 lead over Chittenango in the first quarter, but then Chittenango began battling back. They outscored the Red Raiders, 2-1 during the second quarter to come within a goal at 3-2 headed into halftime.

But then Fulton began to pull away, outscoring Chittenango by two goals during the third quarter to extend its lead to three goals at 6-3. The Red Raiders put the game out of reach during the fourth quarter, scoring five unanswered goals down the stretch to cap off an 11-3 win.

Fulton was led by Carson Vono with three goals and two assists, followed by Brett Campolieta and Matt Nelson with two goals and an assist each. Bryce Knight had two goals. Seth DeLisle and RJ Borrow each added a goal and an assist. Derek Prosser was credited with an assist.

Red Raider goalie Scott Hughes saved 10 of Chittenango’s 13 shots on goal.

The Red Raiders came away with a hard fought one-goal win over Homer. Fulton took a 1-0 lead in the first quarter, but Homer quickly evened the score. The teams exchanged goals in the second quarter and went into halftime tied at 2.

The second half proved to be just as competitive. Fulton outscored Homer by a goal during the third quarter to take a 5-4 lead. Both teams scored three goals during the fourth quarter as the Red Raiders escaped with an 8-7 win.

Leading the way for Fulton was Carson Vono with three goals and two assists, followed by Matt Nelson with two goals, Seth DeLisle with a goal and an assist and Bryce Knight and Shawn Walberger with a goal each.

Red Raider goalie Scott Hughes saved 18 of Homer’s 25 shots on goal.

ESM jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first quarter of its game against Fulton. Both teams scored three goals during the second quarter as ESM took an 8-3 lead into halftime.

The Spartans added to their lead during the second half, scoring three unanswered goals during the third to take an 11-3 lead. However, the Red Raiders didn’t quit. They scored during the fourth quarter to cut ESM’s lead to seven goals but that was as close as they could get as ESM won 11-4.

 The Red Raiders were led by Seth DeLisle and Carson Vono with a goal and an assist each, followed by RJ Borrow and Matt Nelson with a goal each. Mark Pollock is credited with an assist. Fulton goalies Brandon Batstone and Scott Hughes combined to save 10 of ESM’s 21 shots on goal.

Fulton administrator named Advocate of the Year

The 2014 Administrator Advocate of the Year Award was presented by the Oswego County BOCES School Library System, to Stephanie Maturo, director of technology in the Fulton school district. Pictured, left to right are: Marla Yudin, coordinator of the Oswego County BOCES School Library System; Sarah Fay, Volney Elementary school library media specialist; Bill Lynch, Fulton superintendent; Wendy Scalfaro, G. Ray Bodley High School library media specialist; Stephanie Maturo; Barbara Senecal, Fairgrieve Elementary school library media specialist; Betsy Connors, Fulton executive director of curriculum and assessment; and Teresa Burgdorf, Fulton Junior High School library media specialist.
The 2014 Administrator Advocate of the Year Award was presented by the Oswego County BOCES School Library System, to Stephanie Maturo, director of technology in the Fulton school district. Pictured, left to right are: Marla Yudin, coordinator of the Oswego County BOCES School Library System; Sarah Fay, Volney Elementary school library media specialist; Bill Lynch, Fulton superintendent; Wendy Scalfaro, G. Ray Bodley High School library media specialist; Stephanie Maturo; Barbara Senecal, Fairgrieve Elementary school library media specialist; Betsy Connors, Fulton executive director of curriculum and assessment; and Teresa Burgdorf, Fulton Junior High School library media specialist.

The Oswego County BOCES School Library System named Stephanie Maturo the 2014 Administrator Advocate of the Year in a ceremony May 13. 

The award was created to honor a library advocate in an administrative position in an educational setting who has demonstrated innovative administrative initiatives in the area of school libraries and librarianship. 

Maturo is the director of technology in the Fulton City School District. Continue reading