A handful of teachers recently attended a BreakoutEDU activity, led by Librarian Tiffany Carpenter, to find out how the school’s promotion of the Leader in Me initiative may lead students to fun and exciting ways to better understand academic lessons.
The event was the culmination of weeks of research and hard work as students showcased their work to parents, friends, community members and a panel of judges.
Mexico Elementary School students recently took a step back in time when they visited an 1800s schoolhouse, located on the grounds of their sister school in Palermo.
Celebration season is in full swing at Mexico High School and with that has come stern warnings of the danger that may follow poor choices. Just ahead of the school’s recent prom, Principal Ryan Lanigan’s message of safely having fun resonated with juniors and seniors who attended an assembly following Grim Reaper Day.
Faye Beckwith and Noelle Salmonson of Dance 4 Fitness Studio in Hannibal fine tune their Zumba moves in preparation for Oswego County Opportunities’ Cancer Services “Walk the Bottom Line” event. The event will be held June 3 from noon to 3 p.m. at Bullhead Point in Fulton.
Local organizations are making plans for the annual Fulton Bike Rodeo, which offers children of all ages an opportunity to learn about bike safety in a fun environment. The event also provides youths with a properly fit bike helmet and perhaps a new bike. The rodeo will be held June 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot outside the Fulton War Memorial.
Now in its second year, the My Hometown Project at SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery continues to provide public space for artwork by students in the Oswego City School District. Opening May 25, with an artist reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 1, the exhibition will run until June 16.
The funding will be provided to ConnextCare, formerly known as Northern Oswego County Health Services, to establish a new dental clinic and connect more people, especially children, across the region with easier access to dental health care services.
The annual ARISE and Ride for Ramps event will take place on June 2 at Lakeview Lanes in Fulton. The event offers something for the whole family: a motorcycle ride, a food truck competition, live music, great food, kids activities, and more. Ride registration begins at 9 a.m. and motorcycles will depart at 10 a.m. for a ride through the north country.
The Oswego County Department of Social Services will host an informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. June 5, at the DSS office, 100 Spring St., Mexico, for people who are interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents.