A Tribute to Corey, by Dr. Roy Dexheimer

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Much like the tree planted near the Dexheimer Administrative Services Building (a little flare of vanity there!), Corey Ann Gettig was a force of nature. Corey was the quintessential community service citizen.  A family stalwart, a church leader, a property investor, a rural postmistress, a motel owner, a school volunteer — she was all of […]

Camaraderie, community and caring felt throughout TST BOCES campus

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Students enrolled in different programs at Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES are getting into the holiday spirit through a variety of events held on campus. The Springboard Program held a dinner in the Smith School recently, where students and staff enjoyed food, fun and conversation. The first-of-its-kind event featured turkey, carrots, gravy, rolls, cranberries, fruit and plenty of […]

TST BOCES student serves as panelist for education discussion

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With a resume boasting of volunteer service, good grades and a tremendous work ethic, Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES student Brittani Hamilton knows what it takes to be successful, and she was recently chosen to participate in a community screening of “Most Likely to Succeed.” Hamilton, a senior from the Ithaca Central School District enrolled in the TST […]

TST New Visions students participate in Global Youth Institute

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Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES New Visions students Eli Corning and Cassandra Proctor, along with their teacher Michele Kline, recently attended the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute on Oct. 15-17, during the Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium. The symposium, which took place in in Des Moines, Iowa, drew 1,300 people from more than 60 countries to discuss the […]

TST students forming winning recipe

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By mixing together hard work, dedication and a little fun, students in Sara Falco’s Food Services class at Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga are beginning to form a winning recipe for success. Utilizing a state-of-the-art classroom kitchen, students in the program recently prepared more than a dozen pizzas for a sale. The Food Services class, which is part of […]

STEPS students use hard work to prepare meal

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Students in the STEPS program at Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES recently learned just how rewarding hard work can be. In an effort to enhance teamwork and social skills, students in the STEPS program recently helped prepare a Thanksgiving meal. The students not only shopped for the ingredients necessary to prepare meal, but also helped bake several items, […]

Native American artist speaks to fourth-graders of Tompkins County, breaks down biases

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TST BOCES Cooperative Enrichment services recently recruited Supaman, a Native American musical artist, for an event sponsored by the Newfield Central School District that was free for all fourth grade classes in Tompkins County. Supaman, also known as Christian Parrish, is a Native American, a dancer, a hip-hop singer and an inspirational speaker. He brings […]

Regional Alternative School hosts Thanksgiving Dinner

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TST BOCES students of the Regional Alternative School celebrated a traditional Thanksgiving feast, working together in the culinary classroom to prepare a glorious meal of turkey, potatoes, pie and more. Laughter and smiles filled the fully decorated CTE Café with Thanksgiving-themed decorations of green tablecloths, red napkins and paper cutouts of turkeys.  A good time […]