Across the country people found a way to give back Saturday for National Make a Difference Day. At Vestal High School, students in the Peace Club worked with elementary students to paint pumpkins. The masterpieces will be given to residents at the Willow... Read More.
"Business First" magazine has ranked Vestal the top school district in the Binghamton-Elmira area. The rankings include schools from Tioga, Broome, Chemung, Chenango and Delaware Counties. Coming in at second on the rankings was Maine-Endwell, with the Owego-Apalachin School District finishing as the third... Read More.
More than 30 Vestal High School students are hard at work at the Youth Police Academy. It's put on by the school district and the Vestal Police Department. Students participate in a variety of activities, including physical training. There's also workshops and demonstrations... Read More.
School budgets were voted on across New York State yesterday, and locally all of the proposed budgets passed. Every district proposed an increase in school tax, but the lowest was the Owego-Apalachin School district with only a 1% increase. Binghamton, Union-Endicott, and... Read More.
The Vestal Central School District will be honoring Mary Greene Sherlach at this year's hall of fame ceremony. The 1974 graduate was one of the first people killed in the Newtown shooting tragedy last year. Sherlach was shot and killed by the... Read More.
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... Read More.
The Vestal Board of Education will have to find a way to close a budget gap of nearly $2 million. Superintendent Mark LaRoach said the school district is getting closer to a specific strategy to fix the budget difference, which he said is driven... Read More.
Hundreds of local high schoolers showed off their science skills Saturday. Fifteen teams of students competed in the Science Olympiad tournament at Broome Community College. Students competed in more than 20 science-related events in fields ranging from chemistry to astrophysics. In one... Read More.
An early morning snowfall has delayed many Broome & Tioga County area school districts this morning. Candor, Newark Valley, Owego-Aplachin, Tioga Central, Binghamton, Union-Endicott, Vestal, Johnson City, Maine-Endwell, Whitney Point, and Sayre have all called in a 2-hour delay. Snow is expected to continue... Read More.
Vestal Central School district has been awarded a grant to help with their youth literacy programs. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded a grant of just under $3,900 to the school district for the 2012-2013 school year. The grants are awarded to assist with implementing... Read More.