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Annabelle Rivera, Features Editor


Peaceful protest for George Floyd takes place in front of OHS

Protesters holding signs outside of Oswego High School.

These are some of the chants that were heard up and down IL-71 on May 30. A crowd of over 200 people came together to peacefully protest the murder of George Floyd, an African-American man from Minnesota, and to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement. They held up homemade signs and drivers honked every minute as they passed by to show solidarity.

J.B. Pritzker extends stay-at-home order through May

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker at a press conference

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced at his daily press conference that the stay-at-home order will be extended through May 31 due to concerns of the spread of COVID-19. The previous end date was originally April 30 but was pushed back because of how quickly COVID-19 could spread.

School canceled for the remainder of 2019-2020 school year

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced on April 17 that all schools in Illinois will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to the spread of COVID-19. The announcement was made during his daily coronavirus press conference.

Oswego Hometown Expo provides grand display of local businesses

The Oswego High School fieldhouse full of tables of different businesses for people to apply for jobs.

The purpose of the Expo was to display the various businesses in Oswego, and to allow for easy communication with them.

‘Skits and Giggles 2’ showcases OH students writing and acting abilities

The beginning tunes fill the choir room as the cast of “Skits and Giggles 2” breaks out into its choreography. Led by junior Julian Fonseca, the actors practice their dance and rehearse their bows in front of a large mirror to the song “I Need A Hero” by Bonnie Tyler. The “Shrek” version, of course.

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