Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The change, if approved, would be in effect for the 2013-14 school year.
Last year Oswego 308 made the decision to switch elementary schools to a two-tiered start time to save on transportation costs. For the 2013-14 school year the district may go back to a single start time after learning that the move did not result in the cost savings expected. Superintendent Matthew Wendt addressed the board at Monday’s meeting about the proposed change to switch all elementary schools to an 8:45 a.m. start time from the current times of either 8:30 a.m. or 8:50 a.m. Sign up for our daily e-mail newsletter Follow the Oswego Patch on Facebook. “We thought prior to Derrick’s presentation that we did the tier 1 and tier 2 systems was because there were significant savings. We found that is not accurate,” said Wendt. He said …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Schools received the Academic Excellence Award winners due to their performance on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT).
Four elementary schools in District 308 have been honored by the Illinois State Board of Education for their peformance on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT). Homestead Elementary in Aurora, Prairie Point Elementary in Oswego, The Wheatlands Elementary in Aurora and Wolf’s Crossing Elementary in Aurora were all awarded the Academic Excellence Award. Learn more about the Academic Excellence Award and the school's placement on the District 308 website.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Students won awards in the categories of mixed media, color and black and white.
Oswego Community School District 308 elementary students were recognized at Allied First Bank of Oswego’s Art Show. About 100 elementary grade level students were chosen by their art teachers to be a part of the first elementary show at the bank. The following schools participated in the show: East View Kindergarten Center, Old Post, Lakewood Creek, Wolf’s Crossing, Homestead, The Wheatland’s, Boulder Hill, and Fox River Academy of Music & Art. The awards ceremony took place on November 16 at 6:00 p.m. Awards were presented by the Mayor of Oswego, Brian LeClercq, and well attended by the community. Light refreshments were donated by Oswego East High School. The following students received awards at the show: 1st 2nd 3rd Mixed Media …