Submitted by Oswego County BOCES Students in Robert Piascik’s health class at Hannibal High School recently were given the opportunity to taste test possible menu items for the 2014-15 school year. New standards for school lunches require foods be rich in whole grains. At present, at least one-half of the grains offered must be whole(…)
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES Forty-seven students at Emerson J. Dillon Middle School in the Phoenix Central School District were honored recently for being exemplary citizens. Citizenship Awards recognize role model students who are dependable, responsible, courteous, thoughtful of both peers and adults, congenial, friendly, and who show school spirit and pride and respect for(…)
By Debra J. Groom Oswego County and Cayuga County officials are working together to try to come up with a solution to funding inadequacies for Cayuga Community College. Last year, during 2014 county budget deliberations, county officials found out their chargeback for Cayuga Community College was increasing 85 percent. Oswego County’s budgeted chargeback for all(…)
Stakeholders from 33 school districts will converge on West Genesee High School in Camillus on Wednesday, March 12, to draw attention to the ongoing fiscal crisis facing public schools. Those attending also will develop a firm understanding of the key issues and learn how to be effective advocates for their children, schools and communities. The(…)
Fairgrieve Elementary School Principal Jean Ciesla recently recognized 118 students with Academic Excellence Awards. The students were nominated by their classroom teachers based on their academic standing and outstanding behavior and attitude in the classroom. The following kindergarten students received the Academic Excellence Award: Cayley Cunningham, William Duso, Benjamin Renfrew, Penelope Taylor, Julia Frataccia-Wavle, Casandra(…)
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES The 100th day of school is more than just a milestone worth noting – it’s the perfect time to have fun with the number 100. Robyn Yorker’s Blue Team at Oswego County BOCES Stepping Stones Day Program participated in 100-day activities that provided opportunities for the students to practice English (…)
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES Notable Hannibal High School alumni, staff members and community members will have a chance to shine in the public spotlight as Distinguished Hannibal Warriors during an event in June. The nomination deadline is quickly approaching. The public has until March 15 to nominate an individual for the inaugural recognition, essentially(…)
FitzGibbons Insurance owner John FitzGibbons sponsors the “FitzGibbons Insurance Athletes of the Month” in cooperation with the Oswego Buc Boosters Club. Oswego High School “Athletes of the Month” for January were hockey players Zach Zerrahn, senior, boys hockey and Allie Rodgers, freshman, girls hockey. Each received a $25 gift certificate for rivers end bookstore.