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308 changes online grade portal from Home Access to Tyler SIS

Coming back from the summer, students in District 308 were greeted by a big change: Tyler SIS. The new grade portal system has replaced Home Access in an effort to streamline student information.

Pantherfest kicks off 2019-2020 school year

Pantherfest was held at Oswego High School on Aug. 23 in order to raise money for school athletics. Some of the festivities included sport scrimmages, games, and performances by band, choir and dance teams. Additionally, there were various tents set up by different sports teams and businesses, including Jimmy Johns, Chick-Fil-A, and Freddie’s Off The Chain Catering.
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Tornado warnings and false alarms: Seniors sent off by shelter-in-place, evacuation and early dismissal

On May 16, Oswego High School and surrounding areas were placed under a tornado warning, causing students to shelter in place, followed...

Features

Panther Leaders help to lead the new freshman class into their...

Panther Leaders are very well known around Oswego High School as the best of the best students who help out the freshmen class through the first year of their high school journey.
Ms.Bechina

Teacher Feature: Ms. Bechina

Ms. Jamie Bechina, an English teacher and girls track coach here at Oswego High School, has undoubtedly made a great impact on the Panther community from her work with English students to athletes.

arts & entertainment

Charlie’s Classic Album Corner No. 6: Blur’s ’13’

In 1999, Blur’s unconventional magnum opus, entitled “13,” was released to the masses. With “13,” Blur took a bold step into experimental rock, striving to move well beyond the pop sound that they were so attached to.

sports

Hours after Coach Pickerill’s passing, Panthers dominate Cougars with flashback football

Just hours removed from the saddening news, the Panthers (3-0) took to the gridiron to take on Plainfield South (1-2), where the Panthers would defeat the visiting Cougars 34-6.

Opinions

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CrankyJahnke, Vol. 2: Not so cranky

Welp, here I am, looking back at my high school career. Today, I woke up bright and early, went to Oswego High School, got my after school Dunkin’ and came home. Nothing too special, right? That’s what I thought—until now. As of today, I only have nine more REAL days of high school. Let that sink in, seniors—nine more days.
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CrankyJahnke, Vol. 1: Cold, colder and coldest

Do you remember the last time you went outside and said, “Wow, what a beautiful day it is today”? Yeah, me neither....
Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

From freshman Nolan Valyou in response to "'Skits and Giggles': More skits than giggles," with a response from Entertainment Editor Charlie Recchia.

Podcasts

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The Scoop, Ep. 12: It’s Electric!

In the final Scoop episode of the school year, Ryan and Owen cover the Kentucky Derby, a new Disney release schedule, the horror of Sonic the Hedgehog, and everybody's favorite billionaire Elon Musk. The final question this week: What are your top 5 episodes of The Scoop?

Videos

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VIDEO: “Minecraft” is making a comeback at OHS

As of recently, the popular game Minecraft has been gaining more traffic than ever due to YouTubers and specific trends in gaming culture. A few students from Oswego High School talk about their experiences with the game and why they think it is growing in popularity.

Galleries

Scoreboard at the Hoops for Hope game.

PHOTO ESSAY: Panthers score for cancer research at annual Hoops for...

Communities Against Cancer: Hoops for Hope is an annual fundraiser and day of basketball, hosted by Oswego and Yorkville, where money is raised for Cal’s Angels - an organization that is focused on pediatric cancer research.

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