SUBMITTED BY OFA: Owego Free Academy was recently recognized by Solution Tree for its consistent multi-year success in raising student achievement. The school’s successful implementation of the Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process was a major contributing factor in the improved achievement of its students. Responding... Read More.
Students from the Owego Free Academy will be offering free IT help during a schedule of upcoming workshops. The students can help anyone in the general public fix problems or help teach users how to use their desktop or laptop computers, as well as... Read More.
The 2019-20 school year is underway in New York. Owego-Apalachin Central School District Superintendent Corey Green was on the WEBO Morning Show to tell us what we can expect in the O-A District this year. Listen to the interview here:
Owego Free Academy Class of 2010 Alumna, Jillian Strauss, co-wrote the songs “Fearless” and “Molly’s Lullaby” that appear in the Universal Pictures movie “A Dog’s Journey,” that hit theaters May 17th. During her time at OFA, Jillian was a member of MTB,... Read More.
UPDATED: Voters in the Owego Apalachin school district have approved the revised 2019-2020 budget. The plan was adopted by a vote of 1,281 to 786. The budget calls for spending $47.7 million and carries a 2.83% tax levy increase. ORIGINAL STORY: An important vote is... Read More.
Owego-Apalachin School District Superintendent Corey Green and School Board President Gene Cvik appeared on the WEBO Morning show Thursday to discuss the district's second attempt at getting a school budget vote passed for the 2019-20 School Year. The new budget shaves expenditures by approximately... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar completed the second year of his district-wide “Akshar's All-Stars” student recognition program on Friday by recognizing students at two Tioga County middle schools and a Union-Endicott Elementary School. At Owego Apalachin Middle School, Akshar recognized 8th grader Jace Riegel for exemplifying... Read More.
Voters in the Owego-Apalachin school district will head back to the polls next month to vote on a new budget. In late May, O-A voters rejected the first budget proposed by the board of education. The new spending plan will drop the proposed tax... Read More.
The Owego-Apalachin Board of Education will focus on financial matters this week. The school board will hold a special public budget workshop … that’s happening Monday evening at 6 p.m. at the OA district office. Members and administrators will discuss the next step after... Read More.
UPDATED: Owego-Apalachin officials released a statement Wednesday afternoon after a proposed budget was defeated at the polls Tuesday. The statement reads: "In response to the defeat of the 2019-2020 Owego Apalachin School Budget, which proposed a tax increase within the allowable NYS tax cap... Read More.