Oswego Museum Plans High School Music, Sports Meetings – Shaw Local

The Little White School Museum, 72 Polk St. in Oswego, invites former students of the Oswego School District Band and Choir and participants in the district’s athletics programs, as well as faculty members who have sponsored, trained and taught these activities, to come together to reminisce about the fun they had during their school career.

On October 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the museum’s “School Reunion – Music” will take place. Then on October 23, the museum will host “School meeting – Athletics” also from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for both events.

Former students and faculty who have participated in the music programs at Oswego High School and Oswego East High School, as well as active district undergraduate music programs, including the marching band, jazz band , the former Glee Club and choir, are invited to join museum staff and members of the Oswegoland Heritage Association on October 16 to reconnect and reminisce as they explore the Back to School museum exhibit. Attendees can also peruse the museum’s extensive collection of historic Oswego school-related photos, including the district’s first graduating class in 1887, Oswego band legend Reeve’s first 1930s marching band R. Thompson, at the OHS Band’s 1990s appearance at the Tournament of Roses Parade. in California.

Former band musicians and choir singers are invited to bring their instruments and voices to this interactive meeting.

On Sunday, October 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., all former Oswego School District athletes, coaches, and coaches are invited to join museum staff and heritage association members to reconnect and reminisce. their time in local sports. Bring your letter jackets and sweaters and any memories you have to share with others. This will be a reunion you won’t want to miss as they enjoy flipping through the pages of Oswego school sports history, from the undefeated 1929 varsity football team to the 1990s state champion gridsters to the greats baseball as well as the first girls. from competitive sports programs in the 1970s to today’s friendly rivalries between Oswego and Oswego East.

The museum’s goal is to bring together all of the history of the area within the 68 square mile Oswego School District, and therefore would appreciate any donation of school-related documents, photos or artifacts to ensure their preservation. for future generations.

For more information, call the museum at 630-554-2999, email [email protected], or visit littlewhiteschoolmuseum.org.

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