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Another Oswego Writing Award Winner

Mary Kate Cloonan

Mary Kate Cloonan

OSWEGO, NY – Mary Kate Cloonan, won second place in the Oswego Reading Council’s 2011 22nd Annual Writing Contest.

This year’s topic was:  “A Special Person In My Life Is…”.

Mary Kate wrote about her mother.

Mary Kate is in Sandra McCann’s class at the Frederick Leighton Elementary School.

Writing Awards For KPS Students

KPS Students

Reading Council cites KPS Students

OSWEGO, NY – Kingsford Park Elementary School students Victoria Crisafulli, Willow-Su Knapp and Caitlin Lilly were joined by teachers Patty Dixon and Chris Castiglia as the students celebrated their awards in the annual Oswego Reading Council Writing Contest.

Lilly and Crisafulli placed second and third in the third grade category and Knapp was second in the fourth grade division.

This year’s themes were “A Special Person in My Life” and “The Person I most Admire.’

Other KPS students earning honorable mention status included Grayson Cary, Alyssa Morley, Madison Bouchard, Sophia Greene, Joan Carroll, Sydney-Yu Terpening and Jhensen Perez.

FLS Kindergartner Earns Writing Award

Reading Council honors FLS Kindergartner

Reading Council honors FLS Kindergartner

OSWEGO, NY – Emily Glenn, a kindergarten student at the Frederick Leighton Elementary School, recently earned a second place award from the Oswego Reading Council in their annual writing contest.

Emily wrote about “a very special person in her life”…her father.

Teacher Rayna Mills proudly poses with the youngster.

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DSS Goes Purple for Domestic Violence Month

In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Month, employees from the Oswego County Department of Social Services donned purple shirts, to raise awareness of domestic violence in Oswego County and support the efforts of Oswego County Opportunities’ Services to Aid Families program. To raise awareness and funds for SAF, DSS Senior Social Welfare Examiner Stephanie Hoxie, along with senior team members Linda Rebbette and Jackie Koster, coordinated a drive to sell purple T-shirts emblazoned with “Break the Silence…Stop the Violence” to DSS employees.

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Sybarite 5 to perform repertoire from Radiohead to Mozart at SUNY Oswego

String quintet Sybarite 5 will bring its eras-bridging style to SUNY Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, at Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of the Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series. The group has taken audiences by storm across the U.S., helping change the perception of chamber music performance, event organizers said. Critics say that from the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians takes the audience on an exciting ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules.

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Melody Elizabeth DeSantis

Melody Elizabeth DeSantis was born in Oswego Hospital on Oct. 9, 2014.

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Ryleigh Babb

Ryleigh Babb was born in Oswego Hospital on Oct. 9, 2014.

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Lillyan Mae Roberge

Lillyan Mae Roberge was born in Oswego Hospital on Oct. 8, 2014.

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