A number of teachers across the TST BOCES region have come together to form the Teacher Research Fellows Inquiry Group to conduct analysis based directly on the classroom experience. This year-long initiative, a collaboration of TST BOCES and the Ithaca College Education Department, emphasizes the role of the teacher in generating data and classroom-based knowledge. […]
A number of schools in the TST BOCES region recently had the pleasure of hosting renowned Native American dancer and hip hop performer Supaman. Christian Parish Takes the Gun, a member of the Apsaalooke or the “Crow” Nation, has been performing as “Supaman” to spread a message of inclusivity and hope through culture and music […]
Seven female students from the BOCES ESL program took part in the Hammerstone Carpentry School for Women’s one-day class for immigrants and refugees. The group of women from Burma, Mexico, Peru and China were able to practice English and learn new words while also learning new skills as they built their own windowsill flowerboxes. It was the […]
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The TST BOCES Greenhouse Plant Sale will begin Saturday May 6, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and will continue May 8, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. until everything has been sold. The sale takes place right in the greenhouse on TST BOCES campus at 555 Warren Road. The greenhouse is maintained […]
TST BOCES will be hosting a Chemical Safety in the Educational Environment workshop at Trumansburg High School, April 27 at 8:30 a.m. This workshop is intended for chemical hygiene officers or staff that work closely with laboratory chemicals. Topics this workshop will cover include: Regulations and standards Chemical Hygiene Plan: adapting the BOCES template for […]
TST BOCES is excited to be offering a new educational opportunity for the 2017-2018 school year as the Career and Tech Center introduces the Exercise Science program. This new program is open to students entering their junior or senior year of high school, and would be a great choice for any students interested in pursuing […]
Career and Technical Education students in the Auto Body class at TST BOCES have been given the exciting opportunity to take part in the restoration of a vintage 1946 Chevy pickup truck. The truck belongs to Buzz and Linda Padgett. Linda was a member of the board of education at TST BOCES from 1993-2013 and […]
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Administrators and board members from all of TST BOCES’ component districts and the leadership and board of TST BOCES met at the BOCES campus Wednesday, April 5th for the Annual Meeting and dinner. A delicious, gourmet dinner was prepared and served by the culinary arts students in the Smith School cafeteria. The meal included entrees such as Marsala beef tips, roasted root […]
The Wellness Committee held a successful Lunch and Learn session Friday, March 17 on Superintendent’s Conference Day in the Smith School. For the committee’s first Lunch and Learn, Ithaca Family Chiropractic visited the TST campus to deliver a helpful and engaging presentation about stress management. There were around 35 people in attendance, and each department […]
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The Regional Alternative School is thrilled to be moving forward on an exciting collaboration opportunity with the Cornell Team and Leadership Center, a division of Cornell Outdoor Education. The program is being called the Alternative Leaders Project and will offer a great development opportunity for both the RAS students and Cornell University students involved. Cornell […]
TST BOCES will be co-hosting the Connect. Create. Innovate. conference at SUNY Cortland Friday March 17. The conference will be a professional development event for teachers and school professionals designed to provide creative learning opportunities for educators of all kinds. Attendees will have the chance to participate in a number of experiential, hands-on workshops and […]
TST BOCES student Kinsey Henry will have the amazing opportunity later this month to compete in the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. Henry will represent the USA in Women’s Snowshoeing as she competes in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay race events. The opening ceremony will take place Saturday, March 18th and the […]