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School Board Candidate Forum to Be Held in March

Multiple Oswego organizations associated with the school sponsoring the forum for all school board candidates.

Oswego 308 Board of Education candidates will have an opportunity to speak at a forum in March on a variety of topics of interest to the community.

The forum is being hosted by the Oswego Education Association (OEA), Oswego Educational Support Professional Association (OESPA), Oswego Custodial and Maintenance Association (OCMA), Oswego Transportation Association (OTA), Parent and Community for Excellence (PACE) and Parent Communication Council (PCC).

The forum will take place on Thursday, March 14 at 7 to 9 p.m. at the Oswego East High School auditorium. 

Each of the seven candidates will be given a question posed by a moderator and allowed to answer. 

Audience members will also be able to ask questions of the candidates as time permits.

The seven candidates for the four open seats are: Danielle Paul, Eva Renee Powers, Michael McDowell, Matthew Bauman, Gregory O'Neil, Bradley Schulz and Jill Ko.

Voting will take place on April 9 and a  Voter Registration Drive is scheduled for February 25, 2013 at Oswego East High School from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00pm and will be hosted by Mary Murray, IEA Retiree/Voter Registrar.

Voter registration requires two forms of identification; a current or valid photo id with your name (ie. valid driver’s license, student id (students must be 18 before 4/9/13) and proof of residency with name and address (ie. current utility bill, paycheck, bank statement, credit statement, school schedule). There is no charge to register to vote and anyone in Illinois can register at this event.

The event is open to the public and there is no charge.

Lisa M. April 09, 2013 at 03:25 PM
I really wish you had filled out your questionnaire for the Patch.
Eva Renee Powers April 09, 2013 at 04:02 PM
Lisa I did fill out the questionnaire
Mike McDowell April 09, 2013 at 07:55 PM
I know I filled one out also.
Lisa M. April 09, 2013 at 08:14 PM
I read both of yours and used them to vote, Eva and Mike. Matt did not, or at least it wasn't listed. I take the questionnaires pretty seriously. They really help inform my decisions. I look at all of the ones I can find. So, thanks to the candidates who took the time to fill them out! Good luck!
Eva Renee Powers April 09, 2013 at 09:39 PM
You are welcome

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