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Raelyn Alvarez-Opinions Editor

My name is Raelyn Alvarez, and I am a Junior at OHS. This is my second year doing Digital Journalism and my first year being an Opinions Editor. I play travel softball and also play for the high school. I'm not judgmental; I'm just opinionated!

After 4 year hiatus, OHS college fair returns

Wide shot of the OHS auxiliary gym filled with students and college recruitment booths.

Planning for the future after graduation is often a nerve-wracking experience for High School students. To help ease tensions, Oswego High School held its first in-person college fair in 2022 after two years of social distancing and mask mandates. On Sept. 8, sophomores, juniors, and seniors were invited into the auxiliary gym to learn about future options for college from admissions officers, trade school representatives, and military recruiters.

Suggestions for more creative Orange Crew themes

Student at a football game holding up a homemade poster that reads "Get Loud."

Football season is finally back in session! With Friday football being a big event for most of the Oswego High school students, themes are considered a big deal. With that being said, after the student section themes were released this year, there was some disappointment. 

[SATIRE] OHS fish sandwich causes new COVID-19 variant

On April 1, 2022, breaking news shocked the whole school. The rumors are true: a new COVID variant has been found within the school…and the infamous cafeteria fish sandwich is the source. 

OHS needs changes in curriculum

Let’s face it: the subjects we actually need for real-life are taught in elementary school. High school courses waste a considerable amount of time teaching topics that will forever remain useless. Sure, high school has taught us about hard work, but it also taught me about unnecessary stress and nothing about surviving in the real world! There are many ways to improve these issues and better prepare our current and future generations.       

Oswego High School implements ‘Hallway Sweeps’ to address tardiness issue

On Feb. 1, 2022, School District 308 sent an email to Oswego High School staff, parents, and students regarding the next step the school has taken to reduce tardiness: “hallway sweeps.” The OHS Deans felt the need to address increased absences and tardiness after the first semester. The sweeps are a new attempt OHS is taking to ensure better...

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