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Friday, November 20, 2020

Culinary Arts and Hospitality and Human Services program students at both CTE centers are thankful to be back in the classroom and, at the same time, to be able to help their community this holiday season. At the Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC), students have been honing their skills for...

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Thursday, November 05, 2020

WSWHE BOCES has learned that an individual who attends the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was present in the building this week. Saratoga County Public Health Services (SCPHS) is conducting an investigation and identifying contacts...

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Tuesday, November 03, 2020

  The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has developed a ​Parent Dashboard to increase transparency and make information about school performance and other school-level data easier for parents and the public to access. WSWHE BOCES Superintendent of Schools, James Dexter provides more...

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Friday, October 30, 2020

The WSWHE BOCES Southern Adirondack PTECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) program in collaboration with SUNY Adirondack hosted a virtual Manufacturing week Monday October 26 through Thursday October 29, 2020.   Manufacturing Day is a nationwide celebration of modern manufacturing...

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Thursday, October 01, 2020

The Career and Technical Education program and Exception Learners program at both the F. Donald Myers and Southern Adirondack Education Centers will hold virtual Open Houses on October 13 & 15, 6-7pm.  See what’s happening in your student’s classroom - VIRTUALLY!  Meet...

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Current Early College Career Academy (ECCA) Business and Entrepreneurship students “met” with Robert Manasier, ECCA 2019 graduate, on September 4, 2020 virtually. Rob graduated from the ECCA program, went on to SUNY ADK for another year and is now at Clarkson University on a fellowship The...

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

On September 9, 2020, WSWHE BOCES honored 26 staff members who earned tenure. Tenure is an employment status certified educators may earn by successfully completing a period of probationary employment and then, upon recommendation of the superintendent, being granted this status by the Board of Education...

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Friday, September 04, 2020

On September 3, 2020, Employment Training for Adults (ETA) held graduation ceremonies for their  Machine Tool Technology students at the Southern Adirondack Education Center in Hudson Falls. In order to ensure comfort and follow CDC guidelines two ceremonies were held that night allowing students...

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

WSWHE BOCES will hold several community forums via webex about its school reopening plan. Click on one of following dates to join: August 17, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. August 17, 2020 at   5:30 p.m. August 18, 2020 at   5:00 p.m. The forums will include an overview of the reopening...

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

WSWHE BOCES has submitted its plan for reopening school to the New York State Department of Education. More information will be announced in early August when Governor Cuomo makes a decision about state-wide reopenings. To view the WSWHE BOCES plan and get the most up to date information, please...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

They did it! Cars, masks, elbow bumps and all! After two years in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs almost 500 high school seniors, from 31 school districts, received their CTE completion certificates over 2 days at the F. Donald Myers Education Center and Southern Adirondack Education Center...

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Friday, June 12, 2020

On behalf of Lin King, President of the Adirondack Area School Boards Association (AASBA), and James Dexter, Treasurer of the AASBA, 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 AASBA Community...

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Graduating seniors from the Exceptional Learners Division (ELD) received gifts from their teachers and some friends at Jostens. For more than six years, Jessica Cuva with the WSWHE BOCES Exceptional Learners Department at SAEC along with reps from Jostens supplier, Northway Graduate Service, known for...

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Friday, April 10, 2020

When Gage Simpson received an email from Siemens Industries in Latham about local STEM ecosystems, he didn’t hesitate to become part of a growing grassroots initiative across New York State. Budmen Industries out of Liverpool NY has made available, free to the public for download, a 3D printing...

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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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