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Online summer college courses are being offered at summer school located at Central Square. 

Courses will run July 12 through August 17 from 7:30AM to 11:55AM.  Transportation to Central Square from our Sandy Creek parking lot is available with a leave time of 6:45AM.  Students will be dropped off back at Sandy Creek around 12:45PM.  If you are interested in your child taking a course, please contact your school counselor so the necessary paperwork can be completed.  Current sophomores and juniors are eligible for these free courses.  The choices are: Business 225, Health 104, Economics 102, and Music 101. Each course is worth 3 college credits.  A letter was mailed home with course descriptions.


A College Planning Action Book was given to juniors on June 1st.  Please take time to review this information with your child.




Oswego M.A.S.H. Camp is scheduled for August 2nd and 3rd at Oswego Hospital. The camp is available at no cost to the student. Space is limited to 20 students currently in 7th and 8th grade.  Applications must be received by June 8th, 2017.


A variety of careers will be highlighted during M.A.S.H. Camp through educational activities for students, in addition to guidance from dedicated health professionals.


The camp is sponsored by Oswego Hospital and the Central New York Area Health Education Center.  The organizations have partnered on this initiative with the shared goal of alleviating the shortage of health professionals by encouraging young people to explore health careers.


A flyer that you can print out is attached to this email. Information about our other camps and programs are available by accessing our website at, and selecting Programs. 


To apply, access the online application by visiting CNYAHEC at  Parents or students will need to register and create an account to apply. Applicants will be notified following a selection process. 





SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY) is once again hosting a series of one day Career Awareness Days this summer for students considering a career in health care.  There is a small fee of $15 ($5 for free/reduced lunch students) for students to attend if admitted and lunch is included.  Space is limited to 24 students per day.  

Nursing & Respiratory Therapy: June 28th 
Medicine & Physician Assistant: June 29th 
Medical Technology, Medical Biotechnology & Biomedical Sciences: July 19th
Physical Therapy: July 27th 
(We won’t be offering a program this summer for Medical Imaging & Radiation Therapy as we did last year, but we’re hoping to offer a program in the fall.)
WHO is this event for?
High school students (current sophomore through seniors) and current college freshmen and sophomores.
WHERE will be held?
Syracuse, NY on the campus of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Please see your counselor for the application and more information.

















Jennifer Hanks
Guidance Secretary
(315) 387-3445 ext. 1930

Danielle James A-L
School Counselor
(315) 387-3445 ext. 1945

Tanya VanOrnum M-Z
School Counselor
(315) 387-3445 ext. 1943

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