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Marion Blumenthal OMS Visit Marion Blumenthal OMS Visit: Oswego Middle School recently welcomed Marion Blumenthal Lazan back to Oswego for her third visit.  Marion spoke to a packed gymnasium of 7th and 8th Graders and the Faculty and Staff of OMS about her experiences as a holocaust survivor.   Marion is the author of the book 'Four Perfect Pebbles'.  She travels the country regularly speaking to groups of students about her struggles and subsequent successes.  Marion eloquently speaks of her early childhood struggles during WWII in order to help preserve history for future generations.
Oswego Middle School 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony 2017 Oswego Middle School 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony 2017: The Oswego Middle School (OMS) recently held the 8 th Grade Recognition Ceremony.  The Ceremony is held annually to recognize the 8 th Grade Class for all of their hard work over the course of the two years of Middle School.  Each student is presented with a Certificate with their name on it in recognition of them completing OMS. As part of the ceremony the annual OMS Yearbook Dedication was presented to Mr. John Canale; long-time educator and substitute teacher in the Oswego City School District. Achievement awards are presented to students in all areas including: Math, Science, Social Studies, English and Foreign Language.  Additionally, all special area classes at OMS recognize students for their outstanding efforts.  ...
Summer Food Program Summer Food Program: Meals are offered Monday through Friday free of charge to children 18 and under. 2017 SUMMER MEAL SITES AND TIMES: RILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 7/5/17 - 8/18/17 BREAKFAST: 8:00 - 9:00am LUNCH: 11:30AM - 1:00PM OSWEGO HIGH SCHOOL 7/10/17 - 8/18/17 BREAKFAST: 7:15 - 8:30am LUNCH: 11:30AM - 12:30PM TRINITY UMC (45 E. Utica St.) 7/1016 - 8/18/17 LUNCH: 11:30AM - 1:00PM ** ALSO PROVIDING BOOKMOBILE SNACKS ** TO FIND A NEARBY SITE: CALL: 2-1-1 OR 1-866-3-HUNGRY TEXT: “food” to 877-877 VISIT: SummerMealsNY.org For more information contact OCSD Food Services at (315) 341-2022 
One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Four One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Four: One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Four Leighton Students are planting potatoes this spring.  A lot of time and elbow grease went into preparing this garden for the growing season.  Kindergarteners and Sixth graders worked side by side to pull weeds.  Parents and teachers repaired some damaged boxes and filled them with fresh dirt. Every student will be planting a potato during the last week of school and harvesting them when they come back to school in September.  This project is a great opportunity for students to get a sense of the effort that goes into producing their food    
Leighton Yearbook Dedication and Awards Ceremony Leighton Yearbook Dedication and Awards Ceremony: The recipient of the 2016-2017 Leighton Elementary School yearbook dedication was Mrs. Laurel Artz.  With 34 years in the Oswego City School District, Mrs. Artz has been a dedicated, respected, loved, cherished, and soon-to-be retired teacher at Leighton Elementary. Her final constituency, this year’s sixth grade students, collaborated to compose an essay which has been printed on the inside cover of the yearbook. In addition, the students collaborated on the speech delivered at the dedication ceremony on June 7.  Mrs. Artz received a standing ovation from the more than 200 students and faculty present at the ceremony as Mrs. Eliza St. Onge presented her with the first edition of the yearbook. This year’s recipients of the STAR awards were Isabella Richmond ...
Oswego City School District Retirees Recognized Oswego City School District Retirees Recognized: The Oswego City School District Board of Education recently recognized retirees who have announced their retirement for this schools year. Retirees are as follows: Joseph Annorino, School Bus Driver (7 years); Linda Annorino, Teaching Assistant (31 years); Laurel Arts, Elementary Teacher (34 years), Deborah Barbeau, Elementary Teacher (26 years), Sharon Bonacorsi, Science Teacher (33 years); Gwen Brown, Reading Teacher (14 years); Steven Carbone, Physical Education Teacher (30 years); Marjorie Cherchio, District Purchasing Assistant (37 years); Patricia Crisafulli, Health Office Assistant (12 years); Deborah Cutro, Special Education Teacher (21 years); Ellen Dillen, Physical Education Teacher (27 years); Eileen Ensworth, School Counselor (7 years), Karen Heckethorn, Stenographer (23 years); ...
5th Annual KPS Triathlon 5th Annual KPS Triathlon: Participants of the 5th annual KPS Triathlon gather together after the event on Friday, June 2, 2017.  The triathlon was held at Oswego Middle School and included a 100m fun run for children in kindergarten and pre-K.  Medals were presented to the top three in each heat.  1-2 grade girls: Giada Pezzlo, First Place; Isabella Kristiansen, Second Place; Eve Mackenzie, Third Place.  3-4 grade girls: Raivyn DeSantis, First Place; Emery Obrien, Second Place; Beverly Hourigan, Third Place.  3-4 grade boys: Gavin Ruggio, First Place; Elliot Newell, Second Place; Dominic Alfano, Third Place.  5-6 grade girls: Mia Fierro, First Place; Sydney Hoefer, Second Place; Kamryn Bletch, Third Place.  5-6 grade boys: Lucas ...
4th Annual Olympic Day Celebration For Riley Elementary 4th Annual Olympic Day Celebration For Riley Elementary: The students at Charles E. Riley Elementary participated in their 4th Annual Olympic Day Celebration on Friday, June 9th.  It was a day where the entire school community of students, parents, teachers, and staff came together to celebrate the end of the year.  Prior to Olympic Day, classes were assigned a country.  For the past few weeks students have been learning about their countries.  Each classroom designed their country's flag to carry during the opening and closing ceremonies.  In addition to designing flags, each student was given a t-shirt to wear compliments of the Riley Home and School Association.  The school grounds was a rainbow of colors, as each grade level wore a different colored shirt.  To start the day, an opening ceremony took place ...
Team Fitzhugh Relay For Life Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser Great Success Team Fitzhugh Relay For Life Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser Great Success: The Fitzhugh Park Community recently participated in a Walk-A-Thon fundraiser to support its Relay For Life team, Team Fitzhugh: Together Is Better! Team Fitzhugh believes that working TOGETHER brings out the best in all by creatively synergizing to make positive things happen for our students and community.   Team Fitzhugh was proud to raise $655.50 as a result of this first ever Team Fitzhugh Walk-A-Thon to support Relay For Life! The Team Fitzhugh: Together Is Better team will take part in the event’s 20 th  anniversary on June 9 th  at the Oswego High School track. Please come out and join us for this special event!   PHOTO CAPTION: Fitzhugh Park Elementary School students- Kameron Schute, Gracie White, Leah Norton, Dustin Cory, Anayah Leon ...
FLS Library Essay Writer FLS Library Essay Writer: ake Libraries Your Winter Break Destination       New York State Senator Patty Ritchie launched a program in February to encourage reading over winter break.   The program, called "Make Libraries Your Winter Break Destination" invited students in grades K-8 to submit a one page essay or picture, that depicted why libraries were the place to be during winter break. Leighton students were given the opportunity to write essays just prior to February Break.     Recently, a student in one of Mrs. Armet’s RTI groups, Akasha Fellows, received a large envelope in the mail.  Inside was a participation certificate and a letter from Senator Ritchie congratulating her on her essay. Her essay began, “I believe libraries ...
OMS Performs at the Darien Lake Music Festival Competition OMS Performs at the Darien Lake Music Festival Competition: On Friday, May 19, 2017, the Oswego Middle School String Orchestra traveled to perform and compete at the Darien Lake Music Festival competition at Six Flags Darien Lake.  The OMS string orchestra performed three pieces for an enthusiastic audience which included two judges.  The students pictured here were awarded the highest possible rating of ‘Superior with Distinction’ and were also awarded a plaque for taking first place among the other string orchestras performing.  The Oswego Middle School Orchestra was also given a trophy for ‘Grand Champions’, which was given because they received the highest score of any group at their performance site that day.  There were a total of 15 groups at the Orchestra’s performance site, including ...
Oswego Middle School Top 50 Celebrated Oswego Middle School Top 50 Celebrated: The Top 50 students at Oswego Middle School were recognized by the Oswego Sunrise Rotary and Pathfinder Bank at a dinner held at the Oswego Elks Club.   The Top 25 7th Graders and the Top 25 8th Graders are recognized annually for their hard work and commitment to excellence at a dinner held in their honor.   Top 25 7th Graders Pic:   Front Row: OMS Assistant Principal Samantha Spaulding, Marcus Baker, Lukas Cady, Joshua Chun, Audrey Clark, Mary Kate Cloonan, Sydney DeLapp, Joseph Del Conte, Zachary DeMott, Erica Greene, John Hall, Zachary Kinney - Steinberg, Thomas May, Board of Education President Lynda Sereno, OMS Principal Mary Beth Fierro   Back Row: Mayor of Oswego Billy Barlow, OCSD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dean Goewey, ...
Scripps National Spelling Bee Scripps National Spelling Bee: Every year, students from all walks of life have the opportunity to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the nation's oldest and most iconic competitions. They progress from classroom to cafeteria, from auditorium to civic center, delighting friends, family, sponsors and fans, just as millions of other students have done before them.   Oswego Middle School students, faculty and staff recently recognized Ava for her efforts and gave her a warm send - off to the Bee.   Pictured with Ava (third from the left standing) are several of her classmates and two of her teachers Mr. Malone and Mr. Brewster.  
3rd Annual Oswego County Special Olympiad 3rd Annual Oswego County Special Olympiad: On May 11, 2017 students from the Oswego City School District participated in the 3rd Annual Oswego County Special Olympiad at the Phoenix High School. 52 students enjoyed a day of races, games and fun with other students in the county.  Student volunteers helped the athletes and the students were accompanied by the Oswego Buccaneer! Students were welcomed back to their buildings with cheers and applause.  Many thanks to the staff who helped organize this and the Buc Boosters for donating the Olympiad T-Shirts.  This was a fabulous day for our students and planning has already begun for next year!  
Team Fitzhugh Synergizes to Support Relay For Life with Hat Day Fundraiser Team Fitzhugh Synergizes to Support Relay For Life with Hat Day Fundraiser:   Students and Staff at Fitzhugh Park Elementary School recently participated in a school-wide Hat Day Fundraiser to support its Relay For Life team. Students brought in a donation to wear a favorite hat and write their name in support of the fight against cancer or the name in honor of a cancer survivor or loved one lost to cancer on a Relay For Life Sun or Moon card.    Team Fitzhugh was proud to raise $183.00 to support Relay For Life! The Team Fitzhugh: Together Is Better team, will take part in the event’s 20 th  anniversary on June 9 th  at the Oswego High School track. 
2017-2018 Budget Vote Passes 2017-2018 Budget Vote Passes: Dear Oswego Community, My sincere appreciation goes out to the community for supporting the 2017-2018 Oswego City School District Budget!  Our district and community have come together to support a budget that is fiscally responsible while at the same time provides important opportunities for kids.  I believe that you approved a budget that strikes a perfect balance! We will be bringing back critical teaching and support positions and new and innovative program opportunities for children.  Additionally, nearly all athletic programs that were eliminated last year will be coming back along with some clubs and other programs.   I would like to extend my gratitude to all of those who have worked so hard in preparing this budget, to our community members who voted, ...
Team Fitzhugh, FPS Exclusive Series Supports American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Event Team Fitzhugh, FPS Exclusive Series Supports American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Event: Recently, Team Fitzhugh Morning Announcements team came together with the American Cancer Society to support this year’s Relay For Life Event to be held on June 9 th  at the Oswego High School track.  The Relay is celebrating twenty years and "Team Fitzhugh: Together Is Better" is proud to have a team and be part of this important and fun event!  During this week-long special FPS Exclusive, Student Leadership Council member/newscaster, Sophie Neveu had the opportunity to interview some very special guests including Danielle La Tour, Community Manager, Relay For Life. Danielle talked to students and staff about the importance of this event in our community and the positive ways funds raised from the event support those affected by cancer. ...
OHS Free Comic Book Day OHS Free Comic Book Day: Free Comic Book Day is a national event that happens the first Saturday in May. Comic shops all over the country give away titles in an attempt to draw new readers and also promote the comic book industry. This year, Oswego High School was able to participate in Free Comic Book Day on May 5 th thanks to Mrs. Fronk and Ms. Iorio. Both attended a comic book conference at OCM BOCES, where they received over a hundred free comic books which included a dozen different titles.   The comics were placed in three key areas of the high school: the Library and the two Little Libraries located outside of the large study halls. Students, and staff alike, eagerly awaited May 5 th and the opportunity to receive a free comic book. Dozens of students availed themselves of the opportunity to visit ...
June 2017 Exam Schedule for Oswego High School June 2017 Exam Schedule for Oswego High School: June 9… At the beginning of 1 st period there will be 5 minutes locker clean-out. SENIORS should clean-out lockers prior to June 9. June  9… After 2:30 NO more locker access…. REMIND STUDENTS !!!!! DO NOT LEAVE ANYTHING AFTER THIS TIME AS  IT WILL BE GONE . June 22... Last day of school for exams with students.  GRADING  RMS:  Eng-Room 158, 161  SS- Rooms 150,151,152. Math-Math Office & Rooms 273,275 Science 187,189,191,192,194,196 certain days for some DOUBLES ROOM….STARTING at 9:30 Room 236  ONLY on Monday 12th…REST of EXAM TIME it will be ROOM 170 ESL Rm 260 ...
National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony: On Sunday, May 7 th , twenty-nine seventh graders from Oswego Middle School were inducted into the Eagle’s Nest Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.   Members were selected based on the five pillars of NJHS, which include: scholarship, leadership, service, character, and citizenship.  Special guests who spoke to the new inductees were Mary Beth Fierro, Principal of OMS, former members of NJHS, Aaric Celeste, President of OHS National Honor Society as well as Ben DaFoe, Vice-President of OHS National Honor Society.  The speakers advised the new members to be positive leaders among their peers and to seize the opportunity to both lead and serve the school and community.  



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