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Cortland Alternative School students share stories to increase awareness about mental illness Posted on 5/20/2015
Throughout the past year and a half, some OCM BOCES students at the Cortland Alternative School (CAS) have been participating in a unique and productive group at the direction of CAS Counselor, Sue Sperger. The group, called “SOS” (Sharing Our Stories,) was created with the goal of increasing awareness about mental illness and de-stigmatizing help-seeking behavior. The students wanted young people to know that it is okay to ask for help. To address the issue, group members went to nearby schools ... More
Congratulations to our retirees! Posted on 5/20/2015
At the end of each school year, we take a moment to congratulate all of our OCM BOCES colleagues who are retiring or have retired in the past year and to thank them for their dedication and commitment to our students, districts, clients and community. We wish them well in their retirement and any new adventures that may await them. Following is a listing of these valued colleagues with their departments and years of service. Marie Ariola, Principal of CTE at McEvoy (7/20/90 - 5/15/15) Cynthia ... More
OCM BOCES Fashion Show is collaborative effort Posted on 5/14/2015
OCM BOCES Cosmetology instructors and students held a very successful fashion show at the Lee G. Peters Career Training Center on Monday, April 20.  The event included students and staff from OCM BOCES Career Academy, Innovation Tech, Special Education and Adult Education programs, along with administration, office personnel and advisory committee members, making it a true collaboration! Adult Education Carpentry Instructor John Sweeney and his students built a beautiful (and edgy)  ... More
More than 120 McEvoy and Henry students inducted to National Technical Honor Society Posted on 5/13/2015
On Thursday, April 30 and Thursday, May 7, 2015, more than 120 Career and Technical Education (CTE) students from the OCM BOCES Henry and McEvoy Campuses were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) during ceremonies at their respective schools. Students that qualify for induction into the technical honor society represent the “best of the best” in CTE programs. In order to be inducted into the technical honor society students must have an 85 average or higher, 12 or ... More
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