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HS Scholar Athletes Feted at OCIAA Senior Scholar Athlete Breakfast
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David Telgheder
David Telgheder
High school seniors who have distinguished themselves in the classroom and the athletic arena were honored on Thursday, April 20 at the annual OCIAA Scholar Athlete Awards Breakfast.  The keynote speaker for the morning was David Telgheder, former major league baseball pitcher for the New York Mets and the Oakland A's. David was a student at Minisink Valley and is currently an... more info


CTE's Trish Huggins Honored as NYS Work-based Coordinator of the Year
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WECA Award Trish Huggins
Trish Huggins (center) with MaryPat Grafstein, President of NYS WECA and Donna Stonis, 2nd Vice Pres
OU BOCES CTE is proud to announce that Patricia “Trish” Trask-Huggins, CTE work-based learning coordinator, was recently named 2017 Work-Based Coordinator of the Year by the Work Experience Coordinators Association (WECA) of New York State.  Trish was honored at the annual WECA conference held at the end of March in Albany.  She was nominated by the WECA membership and chosen... more info


County Service Day Provides Real World Legislative Experience for Local Students
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Mock legislative session
Youth-in-Government students take part in a mock legislative session.
On Friday, April 7, 2017, seventy students who are members of the Orange County Youth-in-Government Program participated in Orange County Service Day which began at the Orange County Emergency Services Center in Goshen with a Mock Legislative session centering on raising the legal smoking age in Orange County to 21 years old, which was passed by the Orange County legislature in February... more info


Students Celebrate Books and Libraries at the Great New York Read Aloud
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Scotchtown Elementary students read Marsupial Sue
Scotchtown Elementary students read Marsupial Sue
The Orange-Ulster BOCES School Library System celebrated National Library Week at its annual Great New York Read Aloud at the Emanuel Axelrod Education Center on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Libraries and schools throughout New York State have sponsored Read Alouds during National Library Week and School Library Media Month for the past 28 years. The theme for the 2017 NYS Read Aloud was... more info


John A. Flannery MS Girls Club Donates to Blooming Grove Humane Society
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The John A. Flannery Middle School Girl's Club recently collected supplies for the Blooming Grove Humane Society. These dedicated young ladies are very passionate about this cause.  Mackenzie Tubbs, who spearheaded this community service project, said, "My mom is a veterinary assistant and I had animals growing up.  They always make me happy! They are good to come home to."... more info