Suffolk Region PTA Awards Scholarships to Western BOCES Students

Two Wilson Tech students were awarded scholarships by Suffolk Region PTA at the annual PTA Night at Western Suffolk BOCES. Christina Brown of Amityville, who attends the Physical Therapy Aide program, and Kathrine Zeffer of North Babylon, who attends the Medical Laboratory program, were selected by the Suffolk Region PTA for the $500 awards. The […]

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Halloween on Parade at JEA Elementary

Students at James E. Allen Elementary School delighted in showing off their cute and clever costumes in the Halloween Parade. Family and friends gathered for the annual procession and the occupational and physical therapy staff, together with the administration, led the way with their “wise” costume choice–a parliament of owls.

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Update on Water Testing

October 31, 2016 A Message from the Chief Operating Officer of Western Suffolk BOCES As you are aware, in the interest of protecting our students and staff and prior to any legislation mandating action, Western Suffolk BOCES initiated a program in June 2016 to test all potable (drinkable) water outlets for lead within our schools […]

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JEA Jr./Sr. HS Students Hosted by Celebrity Chef Lidia Bastianich

Last February, students at James E. Allen Jr./Sr. High School hosted television chef and cookbook author Lidia Bastianich. Last week, she returned the hospitality by welcoming students at Eataly in New York City. The Western Suffolk BOCES students were treated to a VIP tour October 13 of Eataly, an Italian marketplace, restaurant and cooking school […]

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Council Meeting Minutes

Commissioner’s Regulations 90.18(b)(2)(i) describe the responsibilities of the School Library System Council.  The Council includes representatives of providers and users of library services.  Members of the Council are nominated by and selected by the current Council members.  The Council currently has 13 members.  Each member has a three-year term which can be renewed.  The Council […]

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Liaison Meeting Minutes

The main function of the Communication Coordinators, also known as Liaisons, is to provide two-way communication between the member libraries and the School Library System.  Every district has one Liaison who is a certified school library media specialist appointed by the District Superintendent for a one-year term.  There is a non-public school Liaison who represents […]

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Chancellor Rosa and Michael Flynn

Western Suffolk BOCES Welcomes Board of Regents Chancellor Rosa

A Warm Welcome: Western Suffolk BOCES Chief Operating Officer Michael Flynn greets New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa when she visited Long Island Friday, October 1. Chancellor Rosa and Regent Roger Tilles were the guest speakers at a joint meeting of Nassau and Suffolk school superintendents, held at Western Suffolk BOCES Wheatley campus. […]

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Join Us at the Adult Program Open House August 18

If you’re looking to advance in your career with specialized training, begin a new one or spend some time with friends exploring a new interest, there is a course for you in the Adult Education program at Wilson Tech. Most classes begin the week of Sept. 12, 2016. Visit our Open Houses Thursday, August 18, 2016 to […]

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Board President, Vice President Re-Elected

The Board of Western Suffolk BOCES elected Peter Wunsch of Commack as president and Sal Marinello of West Babylon as vice president for the 2016-17 school year. They were installed at the Board’s July 5 organizational meeting.

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Wilson Tech Autobody Students Rehab Humvee for Suffolk County PD

High school students in the Autobody Repair program at Wilson Tech volunteered to perform paint and repair work on a Humvee formerly used by the military and will now be used by the Suffolk County Police Department in disaster response. Representing the SCPD were Deputy Inspector Michael Romagnoli, Commander  of the Homeland Security and Criminal […]

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