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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.

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.

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.

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