Coming back from the summer, students in District 308 were greeted by a big change: Tyler SIS. The new grade portal system has replaced Home Access in an effort to streamline student information.
Pantherfest was held at Oswego High School on Aug. 23 in order to raise money for school athletics. Some of the festivities included sport scrimmages, games, and performances by band, choir and dance teams. Additionally, there were various tents set up by different sports teams and businesses, including Jimmy Johns, Chick-Fil-A, and Freddie’s Off The Chain Catering.
On May 16, Oswego High School and surrounding areas were placed under a tornado warning, causing students to shelter in place, followed closely by a false fire alarm and evacuation. At the very beginning...
Gov. J.B. Pritzker proposed a new potential budget on Feb. 20, 2019 that would go into effect in 2020. The new budget says that the entire state of Illinois would receive a statewide plastic bag tax, rather than just Chicago. The proposed budget stated that all plastic bags used at checkout lanes would be taxed at a rate of five cents per bag.
As a result of a proposal written by metals teacher Mr. Alejandro Rodriguez, the Oswego High School Metals Department was granted $18,700 from the Tooling and Manufacturing Association (TMA). This money will be used to purchase two lathes, which are large machines used to shape metal. This grant will allow the program to thrive for many years to come.