These emails come after Governor JB Pritzker extended the Stay at Home order on March 31 through the end of April. As a result, all school buildings will have to remain closed until April 30. Many events, including spring sports and prom were slated to take place over the next month, but the closure of schools has forced their cancelations.
In a precautionary measure against COVID-19, an email sent to both students and parents Friday afternoon stated that Oswego School District 308 students will not be in attendance March 16-20. Spring break will still be observed March 23-27.
In an email that went out to Oswego School District 308 staff members this afternoon, it was announced that Ignite 308, a professional development day for staff members across the district held at Oswego High School on Tuesday, March 17, has been canceled, and that the day will be used by teachers to develop activities for students that could be done in the event of school closures as a result of COVID-19 concerns.
Here's a running list of cancellations, modifications and closings as they relate to Oswego High School, as a result of COVID-19 concerns.
Last weekend, the top jazz combo at Oswego High School traveled to Rolling Meadows High School to compete against over 100 jazz bands and combos from five different states. Combo one, also known as Oswego’s Own Lil’ Big Band, is composed of trumpet player Ryan Kazda (senior), drummer Ryan Boone (senior), trombonist Kyle Bachara (senior), saxophone player Tony Cassidy (senior), pianist Atharva Iyer (junior), and bassist Erik Dralle (senior).