That collective commitment and its subsequent follow-through will help reduce the district’s rate of chronic absenteeism, which is defined as a student missing 10 percent or more of school days – excused or unexcused.
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At the Fulton Family YMCA we believe in strengthen young girls to impact the world around them. We want to empower young girls to explore their unique talents and interests, to build strong friendships and to realize the potential in themselves and those around them. That is why the Fulton Family YMCA and the Fulton Junior High School are teaming up to offer the Girl Rock program right at the school.
On Friday, October 5, youth ages 7-12 can be dropped off at 7 p.m. for an overnight of fun activities. Youth will be engaged in activities all night long including late night swimming, gym time, glow in the dark games, movies on a big screen, dinner, snacks and more.
Students and their families walked from classroom to classroom and met with teachers to ask questions and review expectations in an informal setting.
During a two-day orientation over the summer, the new teachers toured buildings and became acclimated to the school community.
Hundreds of Granby Elementary School families recently attended a school year kickoff celebration sponsored by the Parent Teacher Group. The event provided students and their families with an opportunity to get together for an evening of food, fun and friendship.
The Oswego City School District has streamlined its school tax procedures; therefore, Oswego County will no longer be collecting OCSD school taxes.
Accompanied by their parents or guardians, groups of four-year-olds gathered in their respective elementary buildings of Lanigan, Fairgrieve, Volney and Granby to be introduced to a classroom environment.
Birdlebough High School senior Olivia Ripley’s dedication to her music studies recently garnered statewide recognition. She earned a perfect score on both her trumpet and voice auditions at last spring’s New York State School Music Association’s Solo Festival, and recently earned a spot in this year’s NYSSMA All-Conference Symphonic Band.
Students in the Phoenix Central School District were prepared with the necessary school supplies to begin the year, thanks to the Stuff-a-Bus campaign.