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Culinary Arts 'Chili Cook-off' a hit at CTE Open House Work readiness fair prepares students for that all-important first business contact Father and son doctors Sam and Eric Ruffo visit PALS students for Dental Health Month The Deposit Central School District African Drumming Ensemble performs at BOCES Compass Academy grand opening - supporting students struggling with substance use Group photo of New Visions Business Academy students Animal Adventure Park owner Jordan Patch brings his high-energy presentation to BOCES Broome Leadership Institute Class of 2019 visits BOCES Students, officials cut ribbon for new Visions FCU branch at BOCES BOCES students and staff support Special Olympics at annual 'Freezin' for a Reason' Polar Plunge EMS volunteers share career experiences with Health Science students Students, staff stand together against bullying - kick off month-long focus An early morning view of BOCES' renovated greenhouse BOCES P-TECH seniors receive acceptance letters to SUNY Broome P-TECH Computer Science students introduce preschoolers to coding Survivor advocate Jacy Good talks about dangers of distracted driving
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In the news logo P-TECH student wins national 4-H award
A Johnson City student enrolled in BOCES P-TECH program was recently named the national winner of the 2019 4-H Youth in Action Award.

Senior Clyde Van Dyke earned the solo distinction after having received one of four national 4-H Youth in Action STEM "pillar" awards for his work in mapping the impact of the opioid epidemic across the country from 2000-2016. The four pillar award winners were honored at the national 4-H Council's Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. in March, where CLyde was chosen the top winner. (click on headline to read more)

Here is a link to Clyde's acceptance speech:  watch it here


super cooper thumbnail CV third-grader proposes play area in honor of ‘Super Cooper'
In March, a third-grader from Chenango Bridge Elementary School presented our Tech Academy 9 class with a proposal for building a play area in honor a four-year-old who recently died of cancer.
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SO world games logo BOCES athlete headed to Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi
A large contingent of Broome-Tioga BOCES students and staff got together recently to provide a thundering send-off to 16-year-old Jared Lamb, a member of BOCES’ Special Olympics team who will compete in the World Games in Abu Dhabi March 14-21.

A Tioga County resident and full-time student in BOCES Oak Tree program, Jared earned a spot on the International Special Olympics team following his performance at the national USA Special Olympics Summer Games in Seattle last July. He will compete in the track and field events as one of approximately 7,500 athletes from more than 190 countries around the world. Jared is one of just seven athletes from New York state to qualify for the world event.
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. 
New Visions logo New Visions JA project concludes with presentation to shareholders, donations to community
For approximately three months, a group of 11 area high school seniors ran a company called “NVision” that ultimately generated more than $4,400 in income, paid dividends to shareholder, donated thousands to community charities, and provided valuable experiences in the day-to-day workings of the business world. (click on headline to read more)
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In the news logo Local child and BOCES interpreter featured in national Christmas story
A first-grader at St. James Roman Catholic Church who wears a cochlear implant received a special surprise recently when she returned to class to find a new addition to the classroom elf collection: an elf named Holly who also wears a cochlear implant.

The touching story was made possible by the student’s teacher at St. James, Olivia Dennison, and BOCES interpreter for the deaf, Lynette Shear, who works at St. James.

To read the full story, click here.

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