We would like invite any and all middle school parents to the next POMS (Parents Of Middle Schoolers) Meeting on Tuesday, October 22nd at 6:00 p.m. in the OJSHS Library. POMS is responsible for the annual 8th grade trip to Silver Dollar City. They also sponsor the fall and spring JH dances. Operating the concession stands during track season help fund these programs. If you are unable to attend this month's meeting, check out the POMS Facebook group for events and meeting information.
The OJSHS Band was to participate in the Maple Leaf Parade in Carthage, MO on Saturday, October 19 - but the parade was capped at 50 bands. As a result, the band will now participate in the Pittsburg State Homecoming Parade held on that same day in Pittsburg.
We need to clarify information regarding next Thursday's HS volleyball match after conflicting information was distributed on our part. The triangular with Baxter Springs and Colgan will be held at Baxter Springs AND the triangular will include both the Varsity and Junior Varsity teams. Oswego will play the 5:00 and 6:00 matches.
Cross Country at Pleasanton has been cancelled for this afternooon.
JV Football has been cancelled for this evening. JH Football is still on starting at 5:00pm. Thanks
Cross Country in Pittsburg today has been cancelled due to wet conditions.
The Homecoming Queen Candidates and Class Attendants picture will be taken tomorrow morning before school!
Spirit Week 9/30-10/4 Monday: Skip Day (Teacher Inservice-Enjoy your day off!) Tuesday: Twin Day Wednesday: YeeHaw Day Thursday: Throwback Thursday Friday: Red and White Day All outfits must follow school dress code. StuCo hopes to see your spirit this week!
Don't forget Picture Day is tomorrow!
What a great effort this evening by our Indians. JH Volleyball and Football both came up a little short this evening, but a great effort by all. Our HS JV Volleyball team won in straight sets tonight against Columbus. Great Work Indians, keep on battling.
Changes to JH and JV Volleyball today: Due to some unforeseen circumstances, we are going to move JH and HS JV VB to one court today. JH B-Team will start at 4:00, followed by the A-team. HS JV will then play at the conclusion of the JH. All matches will be in the JH Gym. Thanks
Great job tonight Indians with a 50-0 win over the Marmaton Valley Wildcats!!! There will NOT be a JV game at Marmaton Valley on Monday 9/16/19.
Good Luck to our JV Volleyball Players as they travel to Southeast-Cherokee on Saturday for a tournament. Good Luck Ladies!!
Both teams are warming up and getting ready to battle. Good Luck to our Oswego Indians Football team as they take on Marmaton Valley. GO INDIANS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We want to wish our Cross Country Runners Good Luck today as they have their season opening competition at LCHS!!! GO INDIANS!!!!
The high school volleyball and football teams will once again hold scrimmages prior to their first scheduled contests this year; however, there will be a completely new and different look. The volleyball teams (V/JV) will scrimmage against Oswego alumni players on Thursday, August 29th. These scrimmages will begin at 6:00 in the high school gym. The football teams will be hosting a first in school history - a football jamboree with Shawnee-Maranatha and St. Paul attending. The activities association approved jamboree formats for Kansas football teams beginning this year. The date for this year's jamboree is Friday, August 30th. Oswego will conduct offensive and defensive plays against Maranatha beginning at 7:00. Following a short break, Maranatha and St. Paul will run offensive and defensive plays. The final session of the jamboree will feature Oswego against St. Paul. Introductions of the Oswego team and coaches will take place prior to our session with St. Paul. A concession stand will be operating throughout the evening.
LCC concurrent/dual credit enrollment will be Monday, August 26th, at 6:00 p.m. in the commons area. This is a mandatory parent and student meeting. Students/parents will be required to either pay for courses in full or set up an automatic payment plan with LCC business office. For additional information, please contact Cathy Campbell at 620-795-2125.
Band Parents Meeting: Parent meetings for the 7-12 Band students will be held on both Monday, August 26th and Tuesday, August 27th. The meetings will be held in the Band room and will start at 7:00 pm. Parents need to attend only one of the meetings. Thank you!
The All-School Musical directors will be holding "read-throughs" and auditions beginning August 23rd. Read-throughs and contract pick-up dates are on Friday (Aug. 23rd), Tuesday (Aug. 27th) and Wednesday (Aug. 28th) at 7:00 pm. One reading is required. Auditions for the All-School Musical parts will be held from 3:30-5:30 pm on Thursday (Aug. 29th) and Friday (Aug. 30th). One audition session is required as well. Please see Mrs. Campbell and/or Mr. Thomas if you have any questions regarding the scheduled sessions.
Orientation for new students at the Junior/Senior High School will take place on Tuesday, August 13th at 6:00 pm in the commons. All 7th graders and any other new students in 8th-12th grades are invited. Mrs. Goddard and Mr. Schneeberger, the school's counselor and principal, will meet with everyone and go over schedules, answer questions and tour the building. Students are welcome to bring supplies and leave them in their lockers that evening. We are looking forward to getting to know each of our new students and families. Our goal is to help your child have a successful and rewarding year from the very beginning.
This year's All-Sports Parent Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 8th at 6:00 pm. The meeting is for parents whose child plans on participating in any sport throughout the school year. At the end of the general meeting, breakout sessions will be conducted for the fall sports both at the High School and Junior High levels. The general session will focus on the 5 tenants of the new foundational base expectations of Oswego athletic and activity participants. The 5 tenants of the base expectations revolve around loyalty, support, academics, attendance and respect. It is the goal of the school to provide the coaches, participants and families with a base foundation from which to grow successful young men and women. Finally, information regarding the new district website and phone app will be shared. The free app can be found by searching for "Apptegy Oswego". We are excited about this new source of information available to our school and community.