“Cool Schools Live” showcases Oswego High School



WSYR Meteorologist Kate Thornton interviews Varsity Volleyball players Laurin Furlong and Adeline Benjamin during Thursday morning’s live broadcast of “Cool Schools” from Oswego High School. The show also featured the OHS Oswego County Academic Youth League team and the Marching Buccaneers band. “From academics to athletics to extracurricular activities, Oswego High School is a place where great things are happening each and every day,” said Superintendent Dr. Dean Goewey.Buccaneer excellence was on display and broadcast throughout Central New York on Thursday morning as WSYR NewsChannel 9’s “Cool Schools Live” featured Oswego High School.
 
Meteorologist Kate Thornton was on campus starting at 4:45 a.m. for a live weather update before heading inside to meet with some of OHS’ best and brightest for live segments during the NewsChannel 9 morning news.
 
Among Thorton’s interviews were members of the OHS Oswego County Academic Youth League (OCAY), who claimed the top ranking at last month’s first OCAY competition of the year.
 
The Varsity Girls Volleyball team also got a chance to shine coming off their Section III Championship last week.  Thornton, a former volleyball player herself from Saugerties, New York, joined in with the team for a practice session ahead of this weekend’s state playoffs.
 
Capping the morning’s festivities was a live performance by the OHS Marching Buccaneers, who recently capped off their competition season at the New York State Field Band Conference Championships at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
 
“We’re extraordinarily proud any time we get a chance to show off our students’ amazing achievements and today’s live broadcast was a great opportunity to do just that,” said Superintendent Dr. Dean Goewey. “From academics to athletics to extracurricular activities, Oswego High School is a place where great things are happening each and every day.”


Click here to watch the interview with the girls varsity volleyball team and find other clips of the OCAY and Marching Bucs interviews,
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