The Kendall County Food Pantry and OHS Care Closet offer vital resources for individuals and families in need. The Kendall County Food Pantry provides groceries for families and those in need. They gather food donations through school drives in District 308.
Since its opening in 2007, Keller’s Farmstand in Oswego has become a fall season staple and must-attend attraction. As generational farmers, the Keller family has been dedicated to their multiple locations for decades, developing their iconic autumn activities that are beloved by all who visit.
According to the U.S. Department of State, approximately 6.3 million people unwillingly participated in forced commercial sexual exploitation at any given time in the United States in 2021. This issue is present everywhere, but Illinois specifically is a hotspot for sex trafficking and human trafficking in general. Ink180 is a prominent business in the Oswegoland community that helps people recover from traumatic experiences, promotes community activism, and increases awareness about the dangers of sex trafficking, both locally and nationally.
A new school year brings a multitude of new changes, and the rebranding of the Panthers Rally Cafe is a big one for OH students. The new menu adjustments aim to provide the student body more nutritious and diverse options for school lunches. According to Rick Cliffe, the Lead OH cafeteria professional, “The menu changed drastically from last year to this year, just going from basically heat-and-serve to actually putting things together this year with the test kitchen.”
With college application season in full swing, OH hosted a fall college fair in the main gym from periods 4-6 on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023 to aid undecided seniors with their plans after high school. The fair included 45 institutions that ranged from colleges to the military and a cosmetology school. However, that was not as many as the fair organizer and OH counselor April Ponte would have hoped for.