Category Archives: Our Schools

Oswego students fight child abuse

The fight against child abuse was in full swing as once again paper windmill gardens blossomed throughout the Oswego City School District. About $1,000 was donated to the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County for prevention programs and to continue services for abuse victims, some of  whom might be Oswego school district students.A pinwheel garden was planted at the Oswego Junior-Senior Buccaneer High School and gathering in it were Morgan Vivlemore, Cassandra Barker,  and Donald Ditton along with building coordinator Jody Smith and teacher Jay-Nel Seitz
The fight against child abuse was in full swing as once again paper windmill gardens blossomed throughout the Oswego City School District. About $1,000 was donated to the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County for prevention programs and to continue services for abuse victims, some of whom might be Oswego school district students.A pinwheel garden was planted at the Oswego Junior-Senior Buccaneer High School and gathering in it were Morgan Vivlemore, Cassandra Barker, and Donald Ditton along with building coordinator Jody Smith and teacher Jay-Nel Seitz

Benefit July 10 for Dylan Blair family

Dylan Blair
Dylan Blair

A benefit to help the family of Dylan Blair pay for funeral expenses is scheduled for 5 to 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Hannibal American Legion.

Dennis James, a friend of the Blair family, said the benefit will be donation only — attendees pay whatever they want. There will be a spaghetti dinner served and other items available.

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Readers enjoy ice cream sundaes

Kaylee Hutchins, Olivia Hawthorne, Olivia Forsyth and Morgan Zukowski pose in the library with their ice cream cone shaped pencils during Fairgrieve’s Accelerated Reader sundae party. Accelerated Reader is a reading incentive program designed to inspire children to read. Fairgrieve students sign out and read Accelerated Reader books from the school library, take computerized reading comprehension tests about the books and earn points based on the number of questions answered correctly.
Kaylee Hutchins, Olivia Hawthorne, Olivia Forsyth and Morgan Zukowski pose in the library with their ice cream cone shaped pencils during Fairgrieve’s Accelerated Reader sundae party. Accelerated Reader is a reading incentive program designed to inspire children to read. Fairgrieve students sign out and read Accelerated Reader books from the school library, take computerized reading comprehension tests about the books and earn points based on the number of questions answered correctly.

Mercy Flight drops in at BOCES for medical lessons

Flight Paramedic Bob Breese, left, and Flight Nurse Yuri Pashchuk talk to students at Oswego County BOCES about air medical transportation services and their role as part of Mercy Flight’s critical care response team.
Flight Paramedic Bob Breese, left, and Flight Nurse Yuri Pashchuk talk to students at Oswego County BOCES about air medical transportation services and their role as part of Mercy Flight’s critical care response team.

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Students from the Oswego County BOCES Public Safety and Justice program, Nursing Assistant program and the three New Visions programs participated in a ground school training session with Mercy Flight Central, a nonprofit air medical transportation service. Continue reading

Oswego Middle teacher chosen for LearnZillion honor

Dennis Pawlikowski is congratulated by Oswego Middle School Principal Mary Beth Fierro for his invitation and participation for the elite LearnZillion program.
Dennis Pawlikowski is congratulated by Oswego Middle School Principal Mary Beth Fierro for his invitation and participation for the elite LearnZillion program.

Dennis Pawlikowski, a math teacher at Oswego Middle School in the Oswego City School District, spent June 4-7 in New Orleans participating in TeachFest, a unique professional development event focused on creating high-quality Common Core curricular resources.  Continue reading