Union-Endicott CSD

Five high school seniors will compete in a race at Tioga Downs Sunday

Five local high school seniors will compete at Tioga Downs Sunday in the track’s annual Scholarship Race. Each of the seniors has received a $1,700 scholarship from the track and the local horsemen’s associations. Each of the five winners will be paired with a trainer to pilot a harness racehorse around the track immediately following…

UE social studies teacher of 26 years passes away unexpectedly

The Union-Endicott School District is dealing with the sudden loss of one of their high school teachers. Rick Friend, a popular social studies teacher, passed away unexpectedly over the weekend at the age of 56. The native of England taught in the district for 26 years and also ran the district’s Mock Trial club. The…

Union-Endicott is finalist in $50 million grant competition

The Union-Endicott School District is one step closer to winning a $10 million grant to repurpose Linnaeus W. West Elementary School. The school district was notified late last week that they are among the top 50 finalist in the nation-wide grant program.   Union-Endicott applied to the “XQ: Super School Challenge” in October of last…

UE Athletics receives $25k

The Union-Endicott Central School District Athletic Department accepted $25,000 during a special event yesterday. The money comes as a grant from Dick’s Sporting Goods to keep sports and other athletic programs well-funded. Dick’s Sporting Goods publically awarded Union-Endicott schools with the grant yesterday, during a special media day regarding the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. The…

UE teachers discuss grievances with school board

The dozens of members of the Union-Endicott Teacher’s Association shared numerous grievances with the Union-Endicott Board of Education at last night’s board meeting. Some of the grievances shared by teacher association members include: a stalemate on teacher contracts, and the quality of teaching students receive. The Union-Endicott School District Administration has not released an official…

UE continue in national grant competition

The Union-Endicott School District is one step closer to receiving a piece of a $50 Million grant. Union-Endicott applied for the “Super School Project” to help convert their former Linnaeus W West Elementary school into a combined alternative high school and business incubator. 700 proposals were initially accepted into the national grant competition, after the…

Four UE High School Students Officially Named World Record Holders

It has been confirmed that the four Union-Endicott High School students who attempted to break the world record for “largest serving of mashed potatoes” did indeed break the record. Evan Armstrong, Tyler Hubeny, Colin Stockdale and Jason Lin call themselves the Brotatoes. Last June, the four then-juniors made 2,641 pounds of mashed potatoes. After weighing,…