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Poet Makes Writing Poetry Fun In Minetto

Rachel Guido deVries has been a regular fixture in Oswego schools for nearly two decades. She brings her love of poetry to schools throughout Central New York, but enjoys her visits to Oswego.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.

Kingford Park Alumni Receive Scholarship

Pictured are: KPS Home and School co-president, Julie Chetney with Christopher Pike, Colin Morgan and KPS co-president, Lisa Roman.

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.

Children, Seniors Meet After Months Of Letter Writing

Pictured are Pen Pals Evelyn Copps and Jake Chetney and Katie Fierro and Cecile O’Connell.

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.

FPS Freaky Friday Assists Disaster Relief

Fitzhugh students support Relief effort

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.

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