This past Saturday, Sept. 25, Oswego High School students celebrated at an outdoor homecoming after not being able to attend homecoming last year. Homecoming was held outdoors this year as an adaptation to COVID-19 guidelines. Since the dance was outside, the school was able to provide food trucks, along with the traditional DJ experience. With such a new location change, it is important to observe how homecoming went for students and what this means for future homecoming dances.
2020 sparked a lot of talk on how schools will decide to reopen, and Oswego High School implemented a plan to do just that. Students were able to choose between either staying fully remote, or choosing the new hybrid learning method. We asked some students about which option they chose and why they made that decision. In a recent poll posted on the 42Fifty Instagram page, a question was posted asking if students were going to be going in-person for learning. Out of 61 total responses, 31 people said they are going back and 30 people said they are staying home.
It is fairly obvious Thanksgiving will be different this year than it has been in the past, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Homecoming was “litty” at Oswego High School, according to some students. Some students would even say this is one of the best dances that there's been at the high school over the last couple of years, thanks to the...