The Hardin-Jefferson school district in Sour Lake, Texas, was ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and suffered flood damage much like Owego Elementary in 2011. It turns out that a teacher at Hardin-Jefferson graduated from Owego Free Academy in 1998. Cheryl Edwards King also worked in... Read More.
Relay for Life of Tioga County is today at Owego Free Academy, starting with the opening ceremony at noon. The celebratory Survivors Lap is 12:15pm this aftermoon. After dark, the Luminaria Ceremony is scheduled for 9pm. Relay for Life is a fundraising and awareness... Read More.
Two Owego teachers are taking their teaching methods across the world. High school English teacher Judy Hawkins and fifth grade teacher Ann Harris will be traveling to India. The two will teach at four schools over a period of 2 1/2 weeks. It was... Read More.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has named Owego Free Academy a School of Excellence after more than 75 percent of the school's varsity teams qualified for the Scholar-Athlete award this... Read More.
Another building is ready to be dedicated in the Owego-Apalachin School District after the Flood of 2011 wiped out three district buildings. Before the regular meeting of the board of education, a brief ceremony will mark... Read More.
It's a busy weekend for graduating seniors and their families in the Southern Tier. Three of Tioga County's public high school's will hold their graduation ceremonies on Friday night, all scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Waverly will graduate its seniors in a ceremony... Read More.
This year's Owego Free Academy graduation will once again be held at the Christy J. Valvo Stadium on campus. There was some question about the location due to renovations on the property. The ceremony will begin at 10am on Saturday, June 24 and... Read More.
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... Read More.
An Owego Free Academy senior has received a $3,000 scholarship from SUEZ and the New York Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies. Gary King was honored during a... Read More.
Voters in the Owego-Apalachin District will be asked to consider a proposed spending plan of $45.9 million for the 2017-2018 school year. The budget contains a property tax increase of 1.05 percent, which is below the district's nine-year average of 1.23 percent - the... Read More.