Poet Rachel Guido deVries has been a “guest” of the Oswego City School District for nearly 20 years. However, when this “guest” leaves she leaves behind a gift for all students she came into contact with…a love of poetry.
An orientation was held for kindergarten students at the Fitzhugh Park Elementary School.
Kingford Park Home and School Inc. awarded two scholarships in the amount of $500 each to KPS alumni Colin Morgan and Christopher Pike. This is the second year that KPS Home and School has awarded scholarship dollars to students who attended grades K – 6 at the elementary school.
Minetto Elementary School sixth graders were in the spotlight at the annual honors program conducted before a cafeteria-packed with parents, friends, family and staff members.
The school year has ended at the Frederick Leighton Elementary School, but as the days wound down the administration and faculty took time to recognize the contributions of many students.
The students and seniors have been writing to each other twice a month this school year getting to know each other, and talking about everything from hobbies to current events. The pairs recently met face to face in the culmination of a year-long pen pal program called KPS Connections.
Once again the students of the Frederick Leighton Elementary School held a talent show to benefit the school wide PBIS effort as well as the Human Concern Center.
The entire student body turned out Monday morning to salute the flag. Special guests at the program were John Canale and members of Oswego’s Battle of the Bulge organization.
Students and their families attending the Health and Science Fair at Fulton’s Fairgrieve Elementary School got an up close look of the medical imaging and laboratory services offered by Oswego Health through some fun, hands-on demonstrations.
Fitzhugh Park School held “Freaky Friday” as a culmination to its annual March Madness month. The day was designed to have the school show support for the Red Cross Japan Disaster Relief Fund. Schools throughout the Oswego City School District held similar events to raise money for the same cause.