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Lizzy Sorensen, News & Sports Editor

Lizzy Sorensen, News & Sports Editor
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Hi! I’m Lizzy Sorensen, and I am the News Editor for 42Fifty. I am a sophomore at OHS, and this is my first year in the journalism program. Some of my favorite things are Chick-Fil-A, traveling, Reese’s, playing guitar, the Chicago Cubs, barbecue chicken pizza, fuzzy socks, football Sundays, iced coffee, Grey’s Anatomy and dogs. If you ever need to reach me, chances are I’m at dance. I have been dancing since I was 4 and am on the halftime and competitive dance teams here at OHS, as well as a studio outside of school. I am also involved with some clubs: athletic leadership council and orchesis. I’m so excited to see what this year brings for 42Fifty!

Spreading positivity through music: OHS senior writes “Social Distancing” song

Ryan Kazda smiling

Social distancing carries a wide range of meanings. Everyone has experienced something different: from the bored teenager to the unmotivated student to the dedicated teacher. Senior Ryan Kazda captured all of these feelings and crafted a uniting song aptly titled “Social Distancing.”

Becky’s‌ ‌Scrunchies:‌ ‌Balancing‌ ‌school,‌ ‌work,‌ ‌and‌ ‌entrepreneurship‌

A scrunchie designed to look like the night sky. The design consists of moons and stars.

Jermolowicz, a senior, began making her own scrunchies, a popular ‘90s ponytail holder that regained popularity in the 2010s, in July 2019. Since then, it has grown into a small business: Becky’s Scrunchies.

Rho Kappa supports troops through care package drive

Rho Kappa, the social studies honor society, was inspired to start the drive because of a desire to support the troops.

Oswego Hockey Club hosts ‘Pink in the Rink’ fundraiser for Avalos Family

Oswego hockey team presents Mrs. Avalos with a jersey prior to their game

The Oswego Hockey Club hosted a “Pink in the Rink” fundraiser for Valancee Avalos on Nov. 16 at Canlan Ice Sports. The event included an honorary puck drop, 50/50 raffle, and presentation of a jersey, as well as a matchup between Oswego JV and Chicago South Meteors JV.

OHS Acapella Choir selected for ‘Music For All’ Festival

acapella choir

The Oswego High School Acapella Choir was selected to perform at the national festival “Music For All” in Indianapolis from March 12 through March 14, 2020.  As the only accepted choir from the state of Illinois, this recognition brings attention to more than just the performances, but the foundations of the program as well.

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