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2015-2016 OA Budget Passes

The 2015-2016 budget passed 638-423 More +

OFA Ranks Among Best High Schools, in Top 9.3 Percent in United States

(MAY 3) - In a recent U.S. News and World Report article, Owego Free Academy was ranked by the publication as the 159th best high school in New York state, when looking at student-to-teacher ratio, college readiness, math and English average proficiency scores and performance of low-income students. More +

Curatolo Celebrated for Community Service

(MAY 2013) - OFA's Kat Curatolo was featured on WBNG as one of 28 Student Community Service Award winners presented by Sen. Thomas Libous (R-23rd), BOCES and WBNG-TV. More +

OFA Interact Club Donates to Sandy Relief

(APRIL 2013) - Jennifer Brink (OFA Class of 2006), a representive of the American Red Cross, was at the high school April 23 to accept a check for $1,037 to aid in Hurricane Sandy Relief. More +

OA Schools Receive Additional State Aid

MARCH 2013 - The Owego-Apalachin School District will be receiving an increase of more than a million dollars. More +

Children's African Choir Visits OA

MARCH 2013 - The African Children's Choir paid a visit to OA Schools on Thursday, March 14, sharing their stories and talents with several students from the district. More +

OFA's Laurel Neira Signs With ESU

Owego Free Academy's Laurel Neira has signed a letter of commitment to play soccer for Division II East Stroudsburg University. More +

Joe Shambo Achieves National Board Certification

Joe Shambo, kindergarten teacher at Owego Elementary School, recently completed all requirements to become a nationally board certified teacher. Shambo spoke about his accomplishment and was recognized by the OA Board of Education at the last board meeting. More +

Two OFA Singers Selected for 2013 NAfME All-Eastern Ensembles; Performance Scheduled for April in Hartford, CT

April 4-7, 2013, Hartford, Connecticut: More than 780 of the most musically talented high school students in the Eastern region of the United States have been selected to perform in the 2013 NAfME All-Eastern Honors Ensembles. More +

Project T.O.Y. at OA Schools

Some OA students are spending lots of time in the "shop" making toys. It's a part of a special holiday project to help kids who are in the hospital. Santa's workshop has its elves but kids at the Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital will have a different group to thank this holiday season. More +

OA Schools Ranked 3rd Academically Across Five-County Upstate Region, According to Buffalo-Based Business Magazine

A Buffalo-based business magazine has ranked the Owego Apalachin school district third in a five-county, nearly 40-district region in the area of academics. More +
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