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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

          A Message WSWHE BOCES District Superintendent of Schools, James P. Dexter We continue to monitor all guidance from local, state and federal agencies. At this time, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

WSWHE BOCES Model Schools program has created some excellent resources for you to use during the current school closures. The first Online ToolKit has information to get you started with Google Classroom and Meet as well as some great resources that are free for you to use.  The Digital...

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Thursday, March 05, 2020

On February 28, 2020, WSWHE BOCES and SUNY Adirondack held their ECCA/PTECH Leadership Forum at the SUNY Adirondack Queensbury campus. Superintendents, principals, business guests, current students, alumni and instructors were there to discuss the ECCA/PTECH programs, projects and the impact on the students.  Dr....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) program will hold information sessions on its New Visions Engineering and New Visions Health Careers Exploration programs. These academically rigorous one-year programs are for college-bound high school...

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Friday, February 14, 2020

High school students traveled from the surrounding states to compete in the Top Tech Challenge auto skills competition. It was held at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Bloomfield, NJ. Two-person teams test their knowledge of automotive tools, systems, and repair procedures. Our very own team of...

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Friday, February 07, 2020

Culinary Arts students and the Army National Guard teamed up for a cooking competition using Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) as their inspiration. The 2020 MRE Challenge was held on February 7 at the F. Donald Myers Education Center. The competition was in the style of “Chopped” or “Iron Chef...

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Wednesday, February 05, 2020

As snow was falling outside the window recently, the Exceptional Learners Division School to Work students had a unique opportunity to listen to an informative presentation on how weather is forecasted and predicted. Christina Speciale, Meteorologist, from the National Weather Service (NWS) came in to...

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Jan 28 & 30 JOIN US -  Tuesday, January 28, 2020 ~~ 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. F. Donald Myers Education Center, Saratoga Springs  Thursday, January 30, 2020 ~~ 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Southern Adirondack Education Center, Hudson Falls Career and Technical Education will be offering two...

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The Washington County Fair (WCF) is working closely with our Early College Career Academy (ECCA) New Media and IT students. Not only does it give WCF the opportunity to utilize the young minds and their skills but they can show the value of their expertise and knowledge base. New Media students are designing...

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Chief School Officers and Board of Education presidents from most of the 31 school districts in the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES supervisory area discussed their 2020 legislative priorities with members of the New York State Legislature from both parties on Friday, January 17, 2020 at...

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Students in the CTE Horticulture, Landscaping & Floral Design program at the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs had a busy first week back from the holiday break. They returned to two big projects that gave them great hands on experience and early job training.   The...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Jan 7 & 9 JOIN US - Tuesday, January 7, 2020 ~~ 6:30 - 8:00 p.m SUNY Adirondack - Wilton Campus Thursday, January 9, 2020 ~~ 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. SUNY Adirondack - Queensbury Campus The Early College Career Academy is hosting two information sessions for those interested in the programs...

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Friday, December 06, 2019

Myers Center CTE Criminal Justice Studies (CJS) students held their annual mock trial December 4 and 5, 2019 with the honorable David Mathis presiding over the cases.  CJS students all participate in a yearly mock trial playing the parts of lawyers and witnesses.  The trials are written...

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Career and Technical Education (CTE) students showed thanks this holiday season by helping their community. On Tuesday, November 26, culinary arts students from the F. Donald Myers Education Center and Southern Adirondack Education Center gave back.  The Saratoga Wilton Kiwanis Club worked in...

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Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Members of the Forestry Career Development Event (CDE) Team (Carter Carpenter and David Luck, both of Warrensburg CSD, Zachary Connelly, Queensbury UFSD, and Quinton Scott, of Granville CSD) represented the Southern Adirondack Education Center and New York State at the 92nd National FFA Convention in...

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Friday, November 01, 2019

Senator Betty Little toured Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Early College Career Academy (ECCA) programs on November 1. The Senator appropriated $50,000 in Bullet Aid in 2018 for CTE programs. Bullet Aid benefits pre-k to twelfth grade education programs and nonprofits. CTE consulting committees...

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Staff Spotlight Award is given to a WSWHE BOCES employee who is deserving of special recognition for exemplary performance, special achievements and for shining a positive light or bringing attention to the organization. They are our own BOCES beacons of light. A Staff Spotlight Award was presented...

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Assemblyman Dan Stec (112th District) spent a good portion of October 18  touring WSWHE BOCES programs. He learned about several Exceptional Learners Division (ELD) and Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs at the Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC), Sanford Street Teaching and...

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Tuesday, October 01, 2019

The Staff Spotlight Award is given to a WSWHE BOCES employee who is deserving of special recognition for exemplary performance, special achievements and for shining a positive light or bringing attention to the organization. They are our own BOCES beacons of light. A Staff Spotlight Award was presented...

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Responding to the demand of school districts, earlier in the summer WSWHE BOCES moved to a larger, more efficient and modern space, which will allow the organization to hold professional development events for WSWHE BOCES and staff of the 31 school districts the BOCES serves. On September...

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Friday, September 06, 2019

​What is the Tiny House Project? The Tiny House Project is a public/private partnership to highlight the great career opportunities in the construction industry available to young people. High school level Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Employment Training for Adults (ETA) students...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Jovanni Mosca, a rising senior from the Corinth school district has learned the value of connections and networking - both literally and figuratively. A student of the Early College Career Academy (ECCA), a partnership between SUNY Adirondack and the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES, Mosca...

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Want to learn some new culinary techniques from a well known chef? How about learning the latest hair braiding trends, seeing Mig welding, or checking out how to operate a mini-excavator? These are just a few of the demonstrations visitors can attend when WSWHE BOCES highlights its Career and Technical...

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

More than 80 awards were presented at the Ninth Annual Student Recognition Ceremony that was held prior to the WSWHE BOCES Board of Education meeting on June 12. Family and friends joined students in the Career and Technical Education and Exception Learners programs from both centers who received...

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Town of Moreau announced in May that it will move forward with plans for an extensive new playground project at the Harry J. Betar Recreation Park. This is in part thanks to a very valuable contribution by 87 heavy equipment students who have been working to clear the land where the new playground...

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Similar to special events for high school athletes signing commitment letters to colleges where they will play sports, or high school seniors donning collegiate shirts from the colleges where they have been accepted on designated college acceptance days, the WSWHE BOCES Career and Technical Education...

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Thursday, June 06, 2019

Do split ends, Hollywood curls, and curtain fringes sound very exciting? They do when you are a cosmetology student learning new techniques on these subjects. Those were a few of the fresh ideas cosmetology students from the F. Donald Myers Education Center got from their a field trip to A&A Beauty...

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Monday, June 03, 2019

The Class of 2019 CTE completion ceremonies for both centers will be live-streamed to the WSWHE BOCES YouTube channel. Click below for the ceremony you wish to see. June 20 at 7pm for F. Donald Myers Education Center June 21 at 7pm Southern Adirondack Education Center

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Environment Conservation & Forestry students from the Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC) seem to be on roll these days. After taking top spots at the 2019 New York State FFA Convention and qualifying for the national level competion, students also excelled at the New York State Conservation...

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Congratulations to all of the students who were honored for their execeptional community service at the Saratoga County School Boards Association Student Awards Dinner on May 13. Twelve students received a $150 scholarship. See the full listing below. Julia Holbrook,  a senior rom Galway...

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Monday, May 13, 2019

On behalf of Lin King, President of the Adirondack Area School Boards (AASBA), and James Dexter, Treasurer of the Adirondack Area School Boards, we would like to congratulate the students listed below who were nominated by their school districts as being an exceptional student to receive this year's...

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Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Congratulations to students from the Southern Adirondack Education Center on their performance at the New York State FFA Convention, Forestry Career Development Event (CDE), in Syracuse on May 3. Daniel Hill of Hudson Falls CSD (back row, left in photo) took first place in the individual event....

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Monday, May 06, 2019

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury, NY, our Enrichment Resource Center will be hosting a Recognition Ceremony for 90 students from 16 area school districts whose work was selected to be published in the 33rd annual BOCES Talent Unlimited Literary Arts...

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Thursday, May 02, 2019

When high school students can earn college credits, be mentored by world class businesses, and help their community, all at the same time, it’s a win-win. The Early College Career Academy (ECCA), a partnership between the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton Essex BOCES and SUNY Adirondack, is pleased...

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Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Congratulations to the 65 students from the F. Donald Myers Education Center who were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on April 30. To be inducted, students must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 92 percent in their Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. In...

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Congratulations to the more than 120 Career and Technical Education (CTE) students who participated in the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Championships from April 24 to 26 in Syracuse. Among the thousands who took to the state fairgrounds, three WSWHE BOCES CTE students returned home...

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

On April 16, the Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC) inducted 73 students into the National Technical Honor Society. To be inducted, students must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 92 percent in their Career and Technical Education (CTE) program.  In addition, students must maintain...

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Our Criminal Justice students recently spent an afternoon talking to industry professionals from the Saratoga Casino Hotel about job placement, interviewing, and career advice. Edward Moore, Director of Security at the Saratoga Casino Hotel and retired Saratoga Springs Police Chief was joined...

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