Johnson City CSD

Sports Report: SU, NASCAR, and Sect. 4 basketball

The Syracuse men’s basketball team is back in action Saturday hosting NC State for their final home game of the regular season. Pregame coverage will begin on WEBO at 1pm. After a thrilling Daytona 500, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is in Atlanta for a race on Sunday that will be heard live on WEBO. Coverage…

High School Students Partner with Local Business

Four Johnson City High School students and the president of Dynamic Innovation Group seek to decrease the number of accidents associated with driving while distracted. The four Johnson City High school students developed the concept behind a smart phone application that would allow parents, and possibly employers, the ability to cut off all social media…

Lockheed Martin Donates $150,000 to BOCES Program

Lockheed Martin has donated $150,000 to Broome-Tioga BOCES as they look to start a science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM, hub. The STEM Hub of the Eastern Southern Tier will be created as part of BOCES’ School to Careers Partnership, which will fund the development of teaching and learning activities for teachers and students…

Area School Budgets Pass

Voters across Tioga and Broome counties approved their school budgets on Tuesday. Some margins of approval were greater than others, with the greatest margin of approval in the region belonging to Chenango Valley, whose budget passed by a 6-to-1 margin. One of the toughest budgets in the region belonged to the Owego-Apalachin district, whose plan…

Capital Projects Approved In Four School Districts

Residents in four Southern Tier school districts approved capital projects on Tuesday. The projects called for building and grounds improvements ranging from $3 million to $17 million. Voters in the Union-Endicott district approved their proposal with 57 percent of the vote, Johnson City and Susquehanna Valley voters approved their plans by about 4-to-1 margins, and…

Johnson City Schools To Vote On Upgrade Project

Johnson City High School is stepping closer to proposed projects and upgrades worth $17.8 million. School officials said the project, called “Vision 2015,” would be implemented without any increase in taxes. State and federal dollars will pay for a vast majority of the work. The school held a public meeting Tuesday night where parents and…

Johnson City School District Considering $17.8M Capital Project

Voters in the Johnson City school district will decide in December whether the school will take part in a $17.8 million capital project. The project would renovate the district’s athletic fields, replace part of the high school, and upgrade the high school gymnasium. Most of the funding would come from FEMA and the state education…

Odyssey of the Mind Competition Held

After months of hard work, local teams put their skills to the test at the Odyssey of the Mind tournament this weekend. Students of all ages competed in different problem solving categories, which is part of the Odyssey of the Mind international education program. Teams are scored for long-term problem solving, on-the-spot problem solving and…