BOCES Study Projects Continued Enrollment Decline for Public Schools

Public school enrollment on Long Island is projected to continue to decline for the next three years, according to the recently issued Annual Bi-County Nassau/Suffolk Public School Enrollment Report compiled by the Office of School Planning and Research of Western Suffolk BOCES. Western Suffolk BOCES researchers project that enrollment declines will be seen across elementary (2.3%), middle […]

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School Library System Honors Administrator, Librarians and Retirees

Before the close of the 2017-18 school year, the Western Suffolk BOCES School Library System held its third annual Leadership & Information Symposium at which it honored library media specialists who contribute so much to their school districts throughout the year and to celebrate the successes of the System’s membership. Two people were selected to receive […]

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2018-19 Myschoolbucks Information (Espanol)

Western Suffolk BOCES, esta entusiasmado en oifrecer “MySchoolBucks”. Este servicio de pago por computadora provee, una rapida y facil manera de agregar dinero a la cuenta de comida de su alumno, utilizando, la tarjeta de credit/debit. Usted tambien podra ver compras recientes, balance de dinero, y adoptar bajos de balances gratis. MySchoolBucks, prove: Conveniencia- disponible […]

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2018-19 Myschoolbucks Information (English)

       Pay for Student Meals Online Effective May 11, 2015, Western Suffolk BOCES announced the addition of MySchoolBucks®!    This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student’s meal account using a credit or debit card.  You can also view recent purchases, check balances, and set-up low balance alerts […]

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Outstanding Students Recognized at Board Meeting

Twelve students were honored by the Board of Education of Western Suffolk BOCES at its annual Recognition of Outstanding Students program, which was held in conjunction with the May 8 board meeting. Students were selected for the recognition by their teachers and administrators, who took turns at the podium to talk about the honorees’ accomplishments. […]

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Congressman Suozzi Meets with Western Suffolk BOCES Component Superintendents

Congressman Thomas Suozzi (D-Long Island/Queens) visited Western Suffolk BOCES March 27, 2018 at the invitation of Michael Flynn, Chief Operating Officer, to discuss federal matters of interest to the 18 component school districts. At the roundtable meeting, school district superintendents discussed with the Congressman their concerns about school safety, affordable health care, federal school funding […]

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Administrative and Capital Charge Increases Under 2%

The proposed Western Suffolk BOCES budget for 2018-19 results in a 1.8% increase in the administrative charge and a 1.9% increase in the capital charge, for a combined increase of 1.8%. Over the past seven years, the average increase of the administrative charge has been 1.54% and the average increase for the capital charge has […]

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Board Honors Outstanding Achievement Award Winners

Fifteen employees of Western Suffolk BOCES were honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards at the June 13 meeting of the Board. The recipients were selected for the annual honors by the Site-Based Decision-Making teams at each school or program in recognition of their valuable contributions to the students and schools where they work. They were joined by […]

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