Prior to the start of Tuesday’s board of education meeting, a ceremony was held to honor someone who has made significant contributions to the district for more than six decades – and is still contributing to this day. John Canale is a person that has served the district in just about every capacity for 66 years, Superintendent Dr. Dean Goewey pointed out.
The Oswego City School District Board of Education signed a contract Tuesday night with Dr. Dean Goewey – approving him as the new superintendent of the Oswego City School District. “I am just fortunate to have had a career, largely in Oswego, full of dream jobs. I appreciate it,” he said.
After an extensive search process following the retirement of former Superintendent Donna Fountain, the Hannibal Central School District Board of Education appointed Christopher Staats to the position during its meeting Wednesday (Nov. 4).
The Board of Education of the Oswego City School District has received, and is accepting, the written resignation of Superintendent Benjamin Halsey, according to Board President Kathleen Allen. He is on leave of absence, with pay and benefits, through Friday, November 13.
The Literacy Coalition of Oswego County (LCOC) recent “Dream Big: Read,” event at Fairgrieve Elementary School, Fulton, was also host to awards for the Oswego County Library Council (OCLC) and Assemblyman William Barclay’s summer reading programs
This year “Circus Kids Production Program” visited the Oswego school and once again the thrill of accomplishing a circus style act was achieved by each and every sixth grader. The supportive Frederick Leighton Elementary Home and School Association once again coordinated the appearance of this unique and entertaining program.
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.
Recently the students were scheduled to go outside with the partners and enjoy reading. However, inclement weather forced the students inside. Hallways and classrooms were filled by students anxiously wanting to read. The sounds of the words from a variety of books filled the air.