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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!

Josh Meares, rising senior, dies at 17

A photo of student Josh Meares, featured in the yearbook.

Senior Joshua J. Meares, 17, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 3, 2022. He was the only child of Julie and Frank Meares. He was born on April 11, 2005 in Naperville, Illinois. He is survived by his mother; his half-brother, James Bryan Meares; and his aunts, uncles, and grandparents. Joshua was part of the Oswego High School Football team his sophomore...

Aidan Schmidt: A committed career to music

Oswego High School junior Aidan Schmidt has been writing music since fifth grade and recording it since sixth. He plays multiple instruments, writes most of the instrumentals for his band, produces the music of some of his friends, and manages or works on all of the music under his record label, Disappointment Records.  “Typically, if I had an idea ready,...

42Fifty March Madness Bracket Challenge

Here you may find the rules and other information regarding our school-wide bracket challenge. Have fun and good luck!

Dr. Donna Marino resigns from SD308 board of education

The exterior of Oswego High School

Dr. Donna Marino, president of the SD308 board of education, sent a note of resignation to the Oswego Community Unit School District 308 board of education on Feb. 14, 2022. According to a press release from the district, Marino’s decision to resign was “a very difficult decision, but necessary for the wellbeing of herself and her family.” Marino’s resignation came three...

42Fifty’s Super Bowl LVI predictions

After a long and exciting postseason, the final two teams are ready to square off and claim the Lombardi Trophy. The Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals will play to decide the champion of the 56th Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 13. With so many games coming down to the last second and going into overtime, the winner of...

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