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First-graders at Fairgrieve celebrate reading prowess

Shyla Alvarado hugs her puppy dog at the Teddy Bear picnic. The yearly picnic celebrates first graders for their reading achievements and participation in the Accelerated Reader program.
Shyla Alvarado hugs her puppy dog at the Teddy Bear picnic. The yearly picnic celebrates first graders for their reading achievements and participation in the Accelerated Reader program.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

First-graders at Fairgrieve Elementary in Fulton recently attended a special reading celebration. 

School Librarian Barb Senecal honored first-grade students for their reading achievements and their participation in the Accelerated Reader program this school year. Continue reading

BOCES nursing assistant students receive pins

 Nursing assistant students in the morning class at Oswego County BOCES recently had a pinning ceremony to mark the end of the year and their completion of the program. Instructor Lori Giverson (left) and RN Clinical Instructor Patricia Brancato (right) are pictured with the following honorees: (back from left) Mikayla Belaus, Nichole Harrington, Courtney Redhead, Bailey Yager, Wayne Sponable, Samantha Brown and Dystanee Dullen. Front from left to right: Andrea Durgan, Jacklyn Foster, Elissa Gaylord, Alisha Stevens, Tyesha Webb, Emily Christensen and Amber Crews.
Nursing assistant students in the morning class at Oswego County BOCES recently had a pinning ceremony to mark the end of the year and their completion of the program. Instructor Lori Giverson (left) and RN Clinical Instructor Patricia Brancato (right) are pictured with the following honorees: (back from left) Mikayla Belaus, Nichole Harrington, Courtney Redhead, Bailey Yager, Wayne Sponable, Samantha Brown and Dystanee Dullen. Front from left to right: Andrea Durgan, Jacklyn Foster, Elissa Gaylord, Alisha Stevens, Tyesha Webb, Emily Christensen and Amber Crews.
Nursing assistant students in the afternoon class at Oswego County BOCES recently had a pinning ceremony to mark the end of the year and their completion of the program. Instructor Lori Giverson (right) and RN Clinical Instructor Patricia Brancato (left) are pictured with the following honorees: (back from left) Emily Mullen, Caitlyn Miller, Baylee Saucier, Marissa Lopergola, Brittney Hilton, Jeremy Hankey, Kurstin Hammond, ZeAnna Hall, Breann Foss and Alexandria Courtwright. Front from left to right: Sierra Zelinsky, Arrianna Wagner, Mindy Supernault, Hannah Scott, Mary “Katie” Medico, Kayla Riquier, Hope Riddell, Brittni Revoir and Cheyenne Ransier. Missing are Rowan Coe and Samara Torres Polo.
Nursing assistant students in the afternoon class at Oswego County BOCES recently had a pinning ceremony to mark the end of the year and their completion of the program. Instructor Lori Giverson (right) and RN Clinical Instructor Patricia Brancato (left) are pictured with the following honorees: (back from left) Emily Mullen, Caitlyn Miller, Baylee Saucier, Marissa Lopergola, Brittney Hilton, Jeremy Hankey, Kurstin Hammond, ZeAnna Hall, Breann Foss and Alexandria Courtwright. Front from left to right: Sierra Zelinsky, Arrianna Wagner, Mindy Supernault, Hannah Scott, Mary “Katie” Medico, Kayla Riquier, Hope Riddell, Brittni Revoir and Cheyenne Ransier. Missing are Rowan Coe and Samara Torres Polo.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

High school students completing the Career and Technical Education Nursing Assistant program at Oswego County BOCES were honored at an end-of-the-year pinning ceremony. Continue reading

Pen Pal project joins students from opposite sides of Fulton

Pen pals Mason Fuller, left from Lanigan, and Tyler Ditton, right from Volney, pose after tossing around a football during the annual pen pal picnic.
Pen pals Mason Fuller, left from Lanigan, and Tyler Ditton, right from Volney, pose after tossing around a football during the annual pen pal picnic.

Second-grade students at Lanigan Elementary in Fulton recently made a trip to Volney Elementary on the other side of Fulton to meet, greet, play and eat.

The pen pal picnic, held yearly between Rauri Downes’ class at Volney and Terry Merritt’s class at Lanigan, was an opportunity for the two classes to meet face to face for the first time.  Continue reading

Teachers wear jeans to raise money for Red Cross

For many years, the Oswego Classroom Teachers Association has participated in the Heroes for the American Red Cross Campaign. All faculty and staff that participated paid $5 to wear jeans for one day or $10 to wear jeans for the entire week. They raised $1,770 for this year’s campaign. Pictured are Oswego County Red Cross Manager Danielle Hayden (right) and Meg McLaughlin (left), who coordinated the fundraiser.
For many years, the Oswego Classroom Teachers Association has participated in the Heroes for the American Red Cross Campaign. All faculty and staff that participated paid $5 to wear jeans for one day or $10 to wear jeans for the entire week. They raised $1,770 for this year’s campaign. Pictured are Oswego County Red Cross Manager Danielle Hayden (right) and Meg McLaughlin (left), who coordinated the fundraiser.

Maroun first-grader takes citizenship to heart

Pictured is Maroun Elementary student Kyle Doppelheuer with Salvation Army representative Gayle Luby and his parents Chris and Cassey Doppelheuer. The first-grader donated $1,000 to the Salvation Army.
Pictured is Maroun Elementary student Kyle Doppelheuer with Salvation Army representative Gayle Luby and his parents Chris and Cassey Doppelheuer. The first-grader donated $1,000 to the Salvation Army.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Kyle Doppelheuer, a first-grader at Michael A. Maroun Elementary in Phoenix, embodies the school’s word of the month — citizenship.  Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day, Dad!!

The Granby Elementary Parent Teacher Group hosted its annual Father’s Day Social June 6. Fathers attended the event with their sons, playing Guess Who, Connect Four and Topple while enjoying ice cream sundaes. The gym also was also for basketball. Pictured are kindergartner Jacob Newton sharing quality time with his father David during Granby’s annual Father’s Day celebration.
The Granby Elementary Parent Teacher Group hosted its annual Father’s Day Social June 6. Fathers attended the event with their sons, playing Guess Who, Connect Four and Topple while enjoying ice cream sundaes. The gym also was also for basketball. Pictured are kindergartner Jacob Newton sharing quality time with his father David during Granby’s annual Father’s Day celebration.