Classroom project benefits local animal welfare agency

BOCES students support SPCA
BOCES students support SPCA

MEXICO, NY – Oswego County BOCES students in Lynne Wilson’s summer school classroom participated in a project based learning assignment.

It benefited the dogs, cats and other animals cared for and waiting for adoption through the Oswego County SPCA.

Inspired by the story of “Ribsy,” a character and book written by Beverly Cleary, and a classroom discussion about what happens to pets when they get lost, the students made blankets, pillows, and toys as well as homemade cat treats using canned salmon and tuna for the animal welfare agency.

A representative from the agency (second from left) and her dog, Franz, stopped by to meet the students and pick up the finished products.

The students pictured are, left to right, Alex Brown, Joe Lisi, Ben Nichol, and Nathan Huffman.