Tuesday, December 30, 2014

2014 Year in Review Sept.-Oct.


 The next part of Bogota year in Review 2014  is from September -October.

Sept.        During the Summer Steen Principal Thomas Conroy suddenly announced he was leaving  so that he could take a similar position closer to where he lives. Mr. Conroy stayed on at Steen until a new Principal could be found.

2-Sept       The Bogota Board of Education  voted on additional funds to pay to finish the field house at Fiegel Field & the new Board of Education Offices.

9-Sept      The Bogota Bucs Soccer team played their Inaugural game as the High School newest Varsity* sport. *Most of the games were played as Junior Varsity due to the the program being introduced late in the previous school year.

19-Sept      The Bogota Jr. Football Bucs held their first  Pep Rally at Olsen Park.

20 Sept      Parent & Students of Steen  School Volunteered to clean the grounds of the school.

20-Sept       The Bogota Football Bucs had their first game in the New Fiegel Field featuring new stands, and Field House. Due to problems with a United Water Connection the field house did not have running water until the end of the season.

20-Sept       The end  of the 8th annual St. Joseph Carnival &  the Inaugural running of the St.Joseph's Spirit Race

21-Sept     The Zerbini Family Circus hosted by Bogota Fire Dept. Engine #3 took place in Olsen Park

25-Sept      The new Steen Principal Christine Giancola was introduced to the Parents at Steen's Back to School Night.

26 & 27 Sept.  The annual Night Football games where play at Fiegel Field for the High School & Jr. Bucs

29-Sept     The Bogota Band parent held their annual Town- Wide Garage sale

30-Sept     The new Board of Education Building received a temporary Certificate of Occupancy

2-Oct       The Bogota High School Athletic Dept. retired the #14 jersey worn by Bogota Lady Bucs Volleyball star Carly O'Sullivan. She becomes the second  Bogota athlete, after Pat Sullivan's # 40,  to  be retired.

5 - Oct      The Bogota Green team held their first Green Fair  & shredding event in Olsen Park.

7- Oct       The Borough of Bogota made a prescription drug card available to the resident of the Borough
10-Oct       The Bogota Green Team  was awarded  a bronze certification for their efforts in improving the quality of  life in the Borough

15 -Oct      The Bogota Police announced that the sidewalks in front of 297 Palisade Ave  will be closed to pedestrian traffic as a safety  precaution

18-Oct      Steen School held their second annual Fall Festival in Olsen Park

25- Oct     The Bogota  VFW Post #5561 held a  "Flag Retirement" ceremony in Olsen Park.

25- Oct     The Bogota Boys Cross Squad won their third straight Varsity "D" title.

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