Skip to main content
click for home
click for my school bucks click for school tool click for tip line click for google mail click for facebook   

Minetto a Stop on the Healthy Highway

Members of the Oswego State Men’s Ice Hockey Team made a detour on the Healthy Highway when they stopped at Minetto Elementary to share with students the importance of having an active lifestyle.
Students from across all grade levels spent time with the Lakers during their specials. During each period, the college athletes encouraged the students to adopt the following habits: get plenty of sleep, eat healthy foods, stay hydrated and exercise daily.
Player #9 Mitch Emerson told fourth-graders they can help prepare their meals alongside their parents and suggest additional nutritious options. His teammate, player #4 Devin Campbell, said like college students, Minetto sixth-graders can also find balance with school and sports.
“You’re so routine by the time you’re a couple of months in; get into a routine,” he said.
Physical education teacher Don Fronk said the visit served as a means for the children to look up to the college athletes and discuss how they achieve peak performance. Both he and colleague Alex Goewey supervised the students as they played volleyball and scooter hockey with the Lakers, while other hockey players visited other special areas.
Fronk said their visit aligned with the Healthy Highways program, which is a partnership with the Oswego City School District, Oswego Health and the Oswego County Health Department to improve the health of local children. Students have learned the difference of green (best choice), yellow (OK choice) and red light (poor choice) foods. Healthy Highway is implemented in various ways throughout each OCSD building. At Minetto, the initiative focuses on sections of and has additional monthly themes, such as vegetables for January and heart health for February. Students and staff members alike also participate in Fitness Fridays, where they engage in additional physical activities.

Oswego State Men’s Ice Hockey Team members, including #4 Devin Campbell, back, play scooter
hockey with Minetto sixth-graders during a recent visit to the elementary school, as part of the
school’s Healthy Highway effort.





oswego city school district logo

Dr. Dean F. Goewey, Superintendent

1 Buccaneer Boulevard
Oswego, New York 13126
Phone: 315-341-2000

our vision: fully prepared and life ready

Website Accessibility Statement - The Oswego City School District is committed to providing a website that is accessible to all members of our community. Good faith efforts are being made to ensure that our website complies with web accessibility standards. We are actively working to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. If you have difficulty accessing information on our website, please contact our webmaster and provide the full URL (web address) of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information. We will contact you and make every effort to assist you in accessing the information.
Please note that some pages contain links to third-party sites. Oswego City School District is not responsible for the content, facts, opinions or accessibility of third-party sites. To file a Section 504/ADA complaint with the district please contact the district
504 Coordinator, any complaint may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, telephone (646) 428-3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).
Developed by CNYRIC