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Brady Monahan - Editor-in-Chief

Hello, my name is Brady Monahan, and I am a Senior at Oswego High School. This is my second year of being part of the 42Fifty staff and I am enjoying my new role as Editor-in-Chief. I'm part of the Oswego Boys Varsity Golf team and look to possibly pursue golf in college. Other than sports, I love being outdoors and spending time with family and friends!

Expected perfection but found myself instead

I would like to start with a thank you to all of Oswego High School for being an important four years of my life, and all of the lessons it has taught me with friendships, education, and my own self-growth. I have been privileged to have known many of the staff members for a long time, due to my...

Taking in Morgan Wallen’s new album ‘One Thing At A Time’

Country artist Morgan Wallen released his long-awaited album ‘One Thing At A Time,’ on March 3rd, leaving fans amazed with the final product. Since the album's release, it has broken Spotify records, being the most streamed country album in a single day by a male artist. We are going to take a look at some of our favorite tracks from...

Superintendent Sparlin announces retirement at Jan. 9 meeting

Screenshot of Jan. 9 board meeting

School District 308 Superintendent Dr. John Sparlin announced in a Board of Education meeting on Jan. 9 that he will retire from his position at the end of the current school year. This announcement brings an end to his 11 years at OHS, seven of which he was superintendent, and starts the search for a replacement. The president of the...

Tensions rise at OH as image is circulated on social media, proven not credible by OPD

Crowd of student line up in attendance office of OHS after threat was over

On Dec. 6 at 11:05 am, School District 308 Superintendent John W. Sparlin sent out an email regarding the rumors of an image promoting school violence that had circulated around social media. This image has been confirmed by the Oswego Police Department to be an old image that is not credible or connected to any current events that have...

AP Potential Lunch & Learn opens up possibilities to students

Students learning about the AP Capstone program.

On Nov. 16, Oswego High School held the Advanced Placement Potential Fair to promote AP courses to students who were selected by teachers and had test scores that favored placement into these classes. The annual fair was organized by Assistant Principal Ms. Tania Sharp and LRC Director Mr. Drew Mundsinger in order to inform students about what the AP...