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Deadliest Catch’s Nick “Sunshine” Tokman Speaks to Students

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Nick Tokman, best known as “Sunshine” on the Discovery Channel series “Deadliest Catch,” visited TST BOCES to speak to Career and Technical Education (CTE) students. During his presentation, Tokman told the story of how he went from having no direction to setting goals, overcoming adversity and achieving his dream. At a time in his life […]

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Techapalooza Summer Camps

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Techapalooza summer camps hosted by Career and Technical Education (CTE) gave middle school students a taste of the programs offered at TST BOCES. Each Techapalooza summer camp offered hands-on activities to students entering grades six through eight. The camps are led by CTE instructors and activities are inspired by the programs available to high school […]

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Auto Body Program Receives Equipment from Maguire

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The Maguire Family of Dealerships has donated a complete paint mixing station to the TST BOCES Auto Body program. The AkzoNobel paint system allows students in the Career and Tech Auto Body class to measure and mix paints to produce exact colors for the projects they work on in the shop. This top of the […]

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TST BOCES Homestead Garden

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A number of programs across TST BOCES are working together to revitalize an area behind Smith School by creating a Homestead Garden. The garden was established several years ago but has been largely left untended and become overgrown. Smith School classroom aide Lisa Eccleston helped organize a homestead garden committee open to all of TST […]

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26th Annual TST BOCES Car Show

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The 26th Annual TST BOCES Car Show will take place Sunday, May 19 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Admission is $2 per person or $5 per car load, parking is available on campus. Judging will start at 12 p.m. on the 20 classes of cars. Food and beverages will be prepared and served by […]

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BOCES Students Rise Against Hunger

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Career & Technical Education (CTE) students volunteered to pack over 10,000 meals for the international relief organization Rise Against Hunger. The opportunity was organized by two students in the New Visions Life Sciences program, housed at Cornell University. Holly Kalousdian and Ryleigh Scales came up with the idea to organize a food packing activity and, […]

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CTE Practice Interviews

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) students will be more prepared to successfully enter the workforce after taking part in practice interviews. This year approximately 50 students from a variety of CTE classes were interviewed by real employers relevant to their fields of study. The programs involved were Automotive Technology, Computer Technology/Cybersecurity, Digital Media Technology, Early […]

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Digital Media Students Complete Projects for Clients

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Students in the Career and Technical Education Digital Media program have been getting hands-on experience by taking on a number of projects for real-world clients. The projects involve a variety of disciplines taught in the program, including graphic design, web design, video production or 3D modeling. The clients include local businesses or organizations as well […]

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Sports Conditioning and Exercise Science Program Evolves

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The Career and Technical Education (CTE) program Sports Conditioning and Exercise Science, now in its second year, continues to develop its curriculum to provide a unique educational opportunity for students in the region. Instructor Christine Becraft is expanding the course to represent the full breadth of the field and expose students to possible careers in […]

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TST BOCES Hosts Visitors From Hong Kong Education Bureau

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Two representatives of the Hong Kong Education Bureau recently toured TST BOCES to learn about different ways TST BOCES provides education and career preparation for students with intellectual disabilities. Bell Ng and Theresa Wong visited TST BOCES’ campus to talk to administrators and teachers from a variety of exceptional education and career and technical education […]