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Mandarin Chinese Program Celebrates the Year of the Rooster
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Highland Falls Intermediate School Celebrates Chinese New Year-image
Highland Falls Intermediate School Celebrates Chinese New Year
The teachers from the division of Instructional Support Service's Mandarin Chinese Program visited schools in Brewster, Highland Falls, Wallkill, and Warwick during the month of February to celebrate Chinese New Year (the year of the rooster) with their current students and potential new students in grades 6 and 10.  The teachers prepared a variety of workshops including... more info


Chester Academy Satellite Students Combine Learning and Fun!
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Ninth grade student in Mrs. Jeanne Finnan's Chester Academy Satellite class recently visited the Rustic Wheelhouse restaurant in Chester as part of their “Life Skills” class. Students and staff walked into downtown Chester from the Chester Academy via the Heritage Trail. Mr. Tony, owner of the Rustic Wheelhouse, gave a tour of the main dining area, the kitchen and the brick... more info


Creativity and Inventiveness Sparkle at Region 5 Odyssey of the Mind
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Goshen High School performs Odd A Bot-image
Goshen High School performs Odd A Bot
On Saturday, March 4, 2017, seventy teams from local school districts in Orange and Dutchess Counties came together to compete in the regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament.  Odyssey of the Mind is an intellectual contest of creativity, inventiveness, mental acuity and elaboration.  The purpose of the competition is to focus on creative problem-solving using a team... more info


CTE Auto Tech Team Places 4th in NYS GNYADA Competition
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NYS GNYADA Auto Competition-image
NYS GNYADA Auto Competition
Congrats to CTE  Auto Technology II students Owen Hillegass of Monroe-Woodbury and Kaden Marvin of Pine Bush who placed 4th in New York State in the Greater New York Auto Dealers Association (GNYADA) Statewide Automotive Competition held at the Center for Automotive Education and Training in Whitestone, New York. They ranked near the top of twelve teams that competed.   ... more info


CTE Aviation Students Awarded Scholarships from Tuskegee Airmen
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(l to r) Bryson Nieves and Alexander Wolf
Two CTE Aviation students recently were the recipients of $1000 scholarships at the 19th Annual Trowell-Harris Chapter Tuition Assistance Celebration sponsored by the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Bryson Nieves, a senior from Warwick Valley High School and Alexander Wolf, a senior at Valley Central High School, were honored on February 4, 2017, along with ten other deserving... more info