Schools

SCHOOL DELAYS: Wednesday (1/17/18)

The following School Districts are on a 2-Hour Delay today, Wednesday January 17th, 2018: Candor, Newark Valley, Spencer-Van Etten, Tioga Central, Waverly, Sayre, Athens, Owego-Apalachin, U-E, Vestal, Johnson City, Maine-Endwell, Binghamton, Chenango Forks, and Chenango Valley. For a complete list, tune to Your Hometown Station, WEBO.

Binghamton School Proposal Up for Vote

Binghamton residents will go to the polls today to vote on a $35 million school infrastructure improvement proposal. The polls are open from 11AM to 8PM. If approved, there will be no impact on the tax rate. The entire project will be funded by capital reserves and state aid.

Tioga Central School District Receives State Grant

Governor Cuomo announced the approval of 88 ‘Smart School Investment Plans’ yesterday. The approved plans will receive a total of $75.6 million. The Tioga Central School District will receive $744,000 for the construction of Pre-K classrooms. The grants are intended to equip students across New York with the skills needed for success.

Senator Akshar Names Four New ‘All-Stars’

State Senator Fred Akshar named four new ‘Akshar All-Stars’ on Monday. Each month, Senator Akshar recognizes local students selected by their school districts, who have shown great leadership, compassion, school spirit or improvement amongst their peers. On Monday, Akshar recognized Tioga Central’s 17-year-old senior Madalyn Dydynski, Vestal’s 13-year-old Drew Hudock and 14-year-old Connor Hillis, and…

Owego Girls Volleyball Team Wins State Championship

The Owego Free Academy Girl’s volleyball team has WON the Class B state championship in Glens Falls. Owego defeated Hudson Falls in straight sets: 27-25, 25-22, and 25-19. This is the third OFA Girls Volleyball state championship in the last five years. Grace Thomas and McKenzie Hart were named to the All Tournament Team. Brinn…

Binghamton Central School District Proposes Capital Improvements

Binghamton Central School District wants to make $35 million in capital improvements to the district. The funds are made possible by the school district’s capital reserve and state aid, so there would be no impact to the tax levy. $28 million would be designated for infrastructure, technology, accessibility, and expansion.$6.7 million would be for energy…

Maine-Endwell Hosts Cyberbullying Program

AT&T teamed up with students from Siena College and the Tyler Clementi Foundation to host a cyberbullying ambassadors program Monday. The program came to the Maine-Endwell Senior High School. The purpose is to help high school students combat cyberbullying.Juniors and Seniors within the school district were able to take part in scenarios standing up to…

Maine-Endwell To Host Cyberbullying Prevention Program

Maine-Endwell Senior High School will be the location for a new cyberbullying peer-to-peer prevention program using trained Sienna College students to help educate students, teachers, and school administrators. The program will include workshops, tools, and resources to combat cyberbullying. The program will be on Monday and is sponsored by AT&T, Sienna College, Broome County Executive…