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John A. Flannery Middle School Students Celebrate Thanksgiving as a Community

On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the John A. Flannery Middle School (JAFMS) celebrated community and respect through their annual Thanksgiving Day Community Luncheon...Read More





RJP Restorative Justice Practices at John A. Flannery Middle School

The John A. Flannery Middle School has embraced the philosophy of Restorative Justice Practices (RJP) and the outcomes are positive and gratifying. When students and staff are part of the same groups,for things like planning community events, everyone gains a sense of belonging...Read More

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Career & Technical Education Center Releases CTE Works Fall 2014-2015 Newsletter

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Gaso posterCTE Digital Design and Advertising Students Create Great American Smoke-Out Posters for Orange County Government’s Anti-Smoking Campaign

Each year students in the CTE Visual Arts Careers Academy’s Digital Design and Advertising Program create anti-smoking posters for the Orange County Department of Health. The top posters are used in the Orange County Health Department's Anti-Smoking Campaign... Read More




food driveCTE Business Students and Staff Provide Food for Thanksgiving to the Local Community

Students and staff in the CTE Business Computer Careers Academy held another successful annual food drive for several local families in Orange County...Read More

unity dayShades of Orange Shows Support for John A. Flannery Middle School Students' Unity Day Anti-Bullying Message

As part of Unity Day 2014, the John A. Flannery Middle School staff and students wore orange as a symbol of unity and anti-bullying...Read More


culinaryAdult and Continuing Education Division Releases Winter-Spring 2014-15 Course Catalog

The Orange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult and Continuing Education has released its Winter-Spring Course Catalog. Early registration for most programs is available now online or by calling 781-6715 x2. Click "View Catalog" below to check out our programs for adults.

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pumpkinsHalloWeek Incorporates Common Core Standards at Cornwall Satellite

The staff at the Cornwall Satellite spent the week before Halloween challenging their students using cross-curricular lessons that incorporated the Common Core Learning Standards as well as the theme of Halloween...Read More



CTE Auto Technology II Students Participate in Preliminary GNYADA Competition

The CTE Transportation Careers Academy recently held its annual In-House Automotive Competition to select the top students who wil go on compete at the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) Regional Competition in January...Read More


community mixerJohn A. Flannery Middle School Community Mixer Promotes Restorative Justice through a Sense of Community

The John A. Flannery Middle School recently celebrated its first annual Middle School Community Mixer. As part of a new movement within schools throughout the nation, Orange-Ulster BOCES has become a local resource for Restorative Justice efforts... Read More


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Regional Education Center at Arden Hill Staff Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

"On Wednesdays we wear pink." Arden Hill staff supports breast cancer awareness...Read More


bugsInstructional Support Services Presents Insects at the Common Core to Local Educators

The Division of Instructional Support Services’ Outdoor & Environmental Education Program recently hosted a collaborative workshop on connecting science experiences with reading and writing dimensions through teaching about insects...Read More 


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CTE Cosmetology Students Support "Get Your Pink On" Fundraiser

CTE's recent "Get Your Pink On" campaign featured Cosmetology 1 & 2 students applying pink hair extensions for clients who made a contribution to their fund raiser supporting breast cancer awareness...Read More




YiGInstructional Support Services Youth-In- Government Program Kicks Off School Year with Political Platform Convention

The Orange County Youth in Government program, sponsored by OU BOCES Instructional Support Services, began the 2014-2015 school year with more than 300 students from ten school districts packing Minisink Valley High School auditorium for the annual Youth in Government Platform Convention...Read More

fallinto books16th Annual Fall into Books Conference Celebrates Libraries, Reading and Books

The 16th Annual Fall Into Books Literature Conference was held in October at the Ramada Fishkill. School and public librarians attended this event, which was highlighted by book discussion groups, author presentations and outstanding speakers...Read More


cancer walkOU BOCES Students and Staff Raise Money & Awareness for Breast Cancer

In keeping with their long tradition of community service, students and staff from Orange-Ulster BOCES, some along with their families, took part in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk... Read More


fire truckRaymond C. Cramer Elementary and Middle School Students Observe Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week in the RCCE Program was highlighted by a visit by volunteer firemen from the Cataract Fire Department in Goshen... Read More


CulinaryCTE Students Showcase Their Skills at Recent Open House

The Orange-Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Education (CTE) Center recently hosted an evening Open House for parents, prospective students and community members...Read More


MHSSC winnersOU BOCES Staff Recognized for Excellence

Congratulations to the OU BOCES staff who were recently recognized for excellence by organizations in Orange County. Michael Bassett, Kerri Stroka and Aldo Velazquez were honored by the Mid-Hudson School Study Council. Mark Coleman was recently named a Rising Star in Orange County... Read More

pumpkinCTE Fashion Design Students Decorate Pumpkins for Worthy Cause

CTE Fashion and Interior Design students recently shared their artistic talents in decorating pumpkins to benefit a scholarhip fundraiser for the Tri-County Association for Educational Office Professionals...Read More



woodstockInstructional Support Services Senior Enrichment Program Takes Students Back to the 60's at Bethel Woods

The Division of Instructional Support Service’s Senior Enrichment Program recently took 48 high school seniors to a “Peace, Love & Competition” program at the Museum at Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center... Read More


HSE gradsDivision of Adult Education Honors 2014 High School Equivalency Graduates

The Division of Adult Education recently honored its High School Equivalency (HSE) graduates from the 2013-2014 school year who attended one of many Literacy/HSE programs held in various locations in Orange County...Read More


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Division of Instructional Support Releases Fall 2014 Professional Development Catalog Click Here





planeAviation Training Program for High School Students

Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, the Career & Technical Education Division is offering an Aviation Program for high school juniors and seniors as part of its Transportation Careers Academy...Read More


Star LabStarLab Brings Solar System Into Local Classrooms

Orange-Ulster BOCES School Library Services recently held a free StarLab Training for local teachers. StarLab is an inflatable, dome-shaped portable planetarium with eleven projection cylinders that create vivid images of the stars, planets, and other objects visible in the night sky...Read More

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