Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Oswego East takes second in both culinary and management and Oswego takes fourth in management and fifth in culinary.
The District 308 Culinary Program whipped up some appetizing wins at the Illinois ProStart Student Invitation Competition at Kendall College in Chicago in late February. Oswego East High School students earned two top state wins with both the Management Team and Culinary Team receiving second-place honors. The Culinary Team just missed the top spot by 1 point. In recognition of their talents, Oswego East team members garnered approximately $36,000 in total scholarships from a variety of nationally-recognized culinary and hospitality schools. Oswego East students Gail Baltar, Matt Denor and Nick Love competed on the Management Team and students Rebecca Abraham, Adriana Cardenas and Lynnette Rogers teamed up for the Culinary competition. …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Watch the ceremony live via a webcast on May 31.
One Oswego East High School and three Oswego High School students are headed for the Big Apple in the next couple of weeks to be honored nationally for their accomplishments in art. Ryan O'Neill, an Oswego East junior, received a gold medal in digital photography for her piece titled "Jesus." Thomas Mereness received a Gold Medal in Sculpture, and Silver Medals were presented to both Ashley Blocker (Drawing) and Renee Hrovat (Painting) for their recognition in the Scholastic Art and Writing Award competition. The award winners will be part of a special ceremony at Carnegige Hall in new York City on Friday, May 31 with a live webcast at 5 p.m. Those interested in seeing the webcast can sign-up here. Winners artwork will also be displayed …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Evening is co-sponsored by the Oswego Police and District 308.
State Reps. Kay Hatcher, R-Yorkville, and Tom Cross, R-Oswego, will host a drug abuse forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, according to the Oswego District 308 website. The forum will be held at Oswego High School, and is co-sponsored by the Oswego Police Department and District 308. Topics covered will include “establishing a dialogue and raising awareness among public officials, law enforcement, educators and local families regarding the risks of substance abuse in our community; including the threat of heroin, marijuana, prescription drug abuse and alcohol among teens and young adults.” Families are welcome, and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Cross’ office at (815) 254-0000, or e-mail email@example.com
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Look at the winning artists with their works.
Oswego High School attended and participated in the annual Southwest Prairie Conference (SPC) Fine Arts Competition and Workshop earlier in March at Plainfield South High School. Oswego received first place this year to become conference champions for the fifth year in a row. Individual student placements include: First Place Second Place Third Place Congrats to all our student artists! Special thanks to Oswego 308 for the photos.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Oswego High School takes on West Aurora High School at 7:30 p.m. on March 6.
The Oswego High School Panthers take on the West Aurora High School Blackhawks in the boys basketball semi-finals. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Bolingbrook High School on March 6, after the game was postponed on March 5 due to the weather. The Panthers earned the title of regional champion in their win against Bolingbrook on March 1 with a score of 72-59. Watch the Panthers battle it out live on the Patch with video provided by High School Cube.
Monday, February 25, 2013
The band played on Feb. 19 at Oswego High School.
Fifty-one District 308 high school band members were chosen to participate in the 2013 Southwest Prairie Conference Honor Bands festival on February 19. The festival was held at Oswego High School and had several guest conductors, including:Dr. Charlie Menghini, Director of Bands and President at Vandercook College of Music, Chicago; and John Heath, retired Director of Bands at Batavia High School in Batavia and past president of the Illinois Music Educator Association. Select musicians from Oswego East High School, Oswego High School, Minooka High School, Plainfield Central High School, Plainfield South High School, Plainfield North High School, Plainfield East High School and Romeoville High School had the opportunity to rehearse with …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Students signed letters for the following sports: football, softball, tennis, boys and girls cross country and soccer.
Sixteen Oswego High School students signed letters of intent to play their sport at their respective colleges. Football: Softball: Girls Tennis: Girls Cross Country: Boys Cross Country: Boys Soccer: Congrats to all the student athletes! Special thanks to Oswego 308 for the information and photo.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Game starts at 6:30 p.m.
The Oswego High School Panthers Boys Basketball team is set to take on the Minooka High School Indians tonight at Oswego High School. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. and is also being called the "Hall of Fame Night." Live video provided by IHSA.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
High honor and honor rolls have been announced for Oswego and Oswego East students.
Oswego 308 released the regular and high honor rolls for Oswego high school students in semeser one of the 2012-13 school year. Click below to see lists for each school. Check out the Junior High Honor Rolls here. Congrats to all of our students!
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Did you make it to the Crosstown Classic Basketball game last Friday? Upload your shots of the game!
Last Friday night was an explosion of blue, orange and silver as both girls and boys basketball teams battled it out in the annual Crosstown Classic of the Oswego High School Panthers vs. Oswego East High School Wolves. The Panthers emerged victorious in both games, with the boys final score 73-60 and the girls score a very close 49-44. Oswego's Elliott McGaughy (20) became the Panthers' leading all-time scorer by notching 31 points and nine rebounds in a 73-60 win over visiting Oswego East. There were plenty of great plays and shots. If you took any photos of the game, share them with other readers. Did you miss the game and want to catch up on the action? Check out the videos that streamed live last Friday of both games. Special …