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Lizzy Sorensen, Editor-in-Chief

I’m Lizzy Sorensen, co-Editor-in-Chief for 42Fifty this year. This is my third year with the publication and I’m so excited to take on this leadership role. Aside from journalism, I’m on the halftime and competitive dance teams and involved in several honor societies at OHS. Some of my favorite things are barbecue chicken pizza, working out, fantasy football/baseball teams, new sneakers, Target, iced coffee, and Criminal Minds.

What you need to know about getting vaccinated

Signaling the beginning of the end, vaccines have been distributed extremely rapidly throughout the United States. However, as with anything affecting so many people, several questions have been frequently asked. The answers below are tailored to residents of Kendall County.

AP students given more options for 2021 exams

A student sits at her desk while taking an exam on her computer.

Following the theme of the 2020-2021 school year, AP testing is seeing some major changes compared to previous years.

Finding the bright side; positive changes felt by students over the last year

students are wearing masks in their classroom and are doing work on their computers

Without a doubt, the last year has been a difficult one. When asked what words came to mind, students echoed the same sentiment: chaotic, overwhelming, thought-provoking. While going through so much undeniable change and loss, three students reflected on positive changes they have felt.

Roar in the Jungle: Celebrating Halloween amidst a pandemic

Three Oswego High School girls posing for a picture together in Halloween costumes.

Without a doubt, this year’s Halloween was unlike past years. With positivity rates for COVID-19 climbing, students were encouraged to limit the number of people they were with and take precautions. Many students found ways to keep themselves and others safe, while still enjoying the festivities.

SD308 proposes new plan for re-opening OHS

The Board of Education discussing the agenda.

On Sept. 28, the SD308 board held a meeting where they proposed their updated plan for bringing students back to school after going completely remote due to the spread of COVID-19.