As schools let out and the air grew warmer, teenagers’ minds turned to one thing: money. From fast food to lifeguarding, teens in Oswego got to work this summer, all with a variety of experiences and opinions.
For the month of September, the Oswego Public Library is encouraging people in the community to sign up for library cards to participate in the nationwide National Library Card Sign-Up Month celebration.
Oswego High School will once again host its annual Homecoming dance on Sept. 30. All students must check in no later than 8:00 p.m. with the new theme “Las Vegas.” This year’s Homecoming dance will be at Oswego High School’s auxiliary gym. The field house will also be open to students for coat check, games, the photo booth, and tables to sit down and relax at.
Oswego High School has taken great strides throughout the years in order to ensure that everyone feels welcomed and appreciated. This year, Panther Pride is evident on the wrists of both students and staff with bright orange and blue bracelets.
On Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2023, attendees to the Special Education Department’s fundraiser at Culver's in Oswego helped raise money towards scholarships for Oswego High School students. During that event, 20 percent of all Culver's sales were to this cause, which will assist students with their plans. “At curriculum night, they donated a whole bunch of free ice cream to spread the word, put flyers out, and sent things out to families,” said Cara Brown, Department Chair for Special Education.“In total $691.85 was raised.”