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    Welcome to the Northern Tioga School District Website

    Upcoming Important Dates

    NTSD Summer Hours:  Dates: June 12, 2017 – August 4, 2017 Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM The district is closed on Fridays.  The week of July 3, 2017 the district will be open Monday, Wednesday-Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM.  The district will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

    July 4 - 4th of July Holiday - District Closed

    July 7 - Summer School End Date

    August 14 - Board Meeting, 7:00 PM

    Congratulations to Abbey Carleton

     

    Congratulations to Abbey Carleton!

    She is the 2017 Laurel Queen for the PA State Laurel Festival.

     

    Northern Tioga School Disctrict Summer Feeding Program

    SUMMER FOOD KICKOFF SET FOR JUNE 12TH, 2017

    With summer vacation just around the corner, it's time to think about keeping children eating healthy while school is out.  Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like schools, community centers and churches to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer.

    Please click on the link below for information about site locations and hours:

    http://www.ntiogasd.org/sites/default/files/summerfeeding.pdf

    NOTICE OF MEETING FOR CONSIDERATION OF AND ACTION UPON A PROPOSED RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF NONELECTORAL DEBT

    NORTHERN TIOGA SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Tioga County, Pennsylvania

    NOTICE OF MEETING FOR CONSIDERATION

    OF AND ACTION UPON A PROPOSED RESOLUTION

    AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF NONELECTORAL DEBT

     

                NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of School Directors of the Northern Tioga School District (the “School District”) will hold a public meeting on Monday, June 12, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building located at 110 Ellison Road, Elkland, Pennsylvania for the purpose of considering and acting upon a proposed resolution (the “Resolution”) authorizing the incurrence of nonelectoral debt by the School District and providing, among other things, as follows:  Authorizing the School District to incur nonelectoral debt in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $30,380,000, and to evidence such indebtedness by the issuance of its General Obligation Notes, Series A of 2017 (Federally Taxable) (the “Series A Notes”) and General Obligation Notes, Series AA of 2017 (Limited Tax) (Tax-Exempt) (the “Series AA Notes,” and together with the Series A Notes, collectively referred to herein as the “Notes”) for the purpose of (i) financing the advance refunding of the School District’s outstanding General Obligation Bonds, Series of 2016 (the “Refunding Program”) (the “Refunded Bonds”), (ii) financing the costs and expenses related to:  (1) the design, acquisition, construction, installation, furnishing, and equipping of alterations, renovation, additions and improvement to the Cowanesque High School Building of the School District; (2) the design, acquisition, construction, installation, furnishing, and equipping of alterations, renovation, additions and improvement to the Williamson High School Building of the School District; (3) the design, acquisition, construction, installation, furnishing, and equipping of alterations, renovation, and improvement to the Clark Wood Elementary Building/Administrative Complex of the School District; (4) the design, acquisition, construction, installation, furnishing, and equipping of alterations, renovation, and improvement to the R.B. Walter Elementary Building of the School District; (5) the design, acquisition, construction, installation, furnishing, and equipping of alterations, renovation, and improvement to the Westfield Area Elementary Building of the School District; (6) capitalize interest on the Series AA Notes; (7) finance additional capital projects or capital equipment to the extent of any remaining funds and undertakings of the School District (collectively, the “Projects”); and (iii) paying the costs and expenses of issuing, and possibly insuring, if deemed financially advantageous at the time of issuance, the Notes; Determining and stating that the purpose of the Refunding Program is to substitute notes for bonds; Stating the estimated average useful life of the Projects and that the School District has obtained realistic cost estimates for such Projects; Stating that the debt to be incurred is nonelectoral debt and that the Notes will be general obligation notes; Finding that a private sale of the Notes by negotiation is in the best financial interest of the School District and accepting a proposal from Robert W. Baird & Co.; Authorizing and directing the President or Vice President of the Board of School Directors of the School District and the Board President and Secretary to file a debt statement, to execute and deliver the Notes and take all other action required; Containing a covenant by the School District that the School District shall include in its budget for each fiscal year the amount of debt service on the Notes for each such fiscal year; that it shall appropriate such amounts; that it shall duly and punctually pay the interest on and principal of the Notes; and that for such budgeting, appropriation and payment, the full faith, credit and taxing power of the School District is pledged; Providing for the creation of one or more Sinking Funds and the appointment of a Paying Agent; Providing for the forms of the Notes; Providing schedules of principal maturities on a not to exceed basis, and the maximum rates of interest for the Notes; Authorizing the purchase of insurance if deemed financially advantageous; Authorizing the application of the proceeds of the Notes; Authorizing the payment of the Refunded Bonds and providing for the deposit and pledge of funds with the escrow agent for the Refunded Bonds; and Providing for other matters in connection with the issuance and sale of the Notes.

     

                A copy of the full proposed text of the Resolution summarized above is on file with the School Board Secretary and may be examined by any citizen in the School District Administrative Offices, 110 Ellison Road, Elkland, Pennsylvania on business days between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. or by clicking the link below.

     

                It is expected that the aggregate principal amount of Notes to be authorized will be in an amount not to exceed approximately $30,380,000.  Under the Resolution currently on file, the Board of School Directors delegates authority to the President or Vice President of the Board to enter into an Addendum to the Note Purchase Proposal which will specify the final terms and conditions of the Notes (including actual interest rates and principal amounts) subject to being able to meet the parameters set forth in the Resolution.

     

    The Resolution may also be amended in such other respects as the Board may deem appropriate.

     

    If the Resolution is adopted, a Notice of Adoption thereof, including any amendments to the Resolution made before or during final passage, will be advertised after adoption and made available for examination by any citizen in accordance with the Act.

     

    NORTHERN TIOGA SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Kathy VanSchaick, Board Secretary

     

    2017-18 Proposed Final Budget

    On May 9, 2017, the Board of Education of the Northern Tioga School District formally adopted the Proposed Final Budget of expenditures for 2017-18 in the amount of $35,483,344.

    Tax Levies for the year 2017 are as follows:

    A millage of 17.4069 mills upon all real property assessed and certified for taxation ($1.74069) per $100.00 of assessed valuation or taxable real property) in accordance with Section 672 of the Public School Code, as amended, (24 P.S. 6-672).

    Said budget is available for public inspection from May 10, 2017 to June 12, 2017 Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at the District Administration Office, 110 Ellison Road, Elkland, PA  16920 or on the web by clicking here.

    The final budget adoption is scheduled for June 12, 2017, at 7:00 pm at the Board Offices at 110 Ellison Road, Elkland, PA.  The public will have the opportunity under open forum to comment prior to the final adoption.

     

    K-12 School Counseling Plan (Chapter 399)

    During the April 2017 Business meeting, the school counselors presented their Comprehensive plan to the school board.  The presentation is attached below.