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A Class Project the Size of a House Cash Realty & Auctions will auction a student built modular home on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. The 1,248 square-foot ranch was built by the high school students enrolled in Erie 1 BOCES...
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Students Show Off Styles at FUSION Fashion Show The 10th annual FUSION Fashion Show on May 15 brought hundreds of people to the Harkness Career & Technical Center to see the culminating work of students in the Fashion Design Technology ...
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NYS Honors at Skills Competition Erie 1 BOCES' career and technical students took home trophies from the NY State SkillsUSA competition this April. The competition consisted of a series of skills and procedures specific to each...
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Sweet Home Makes it Two in a Row at Annual Minecraft Competition Team "Emerald Order" from Sweet Home Middle School took first place for the second year in a row at the annual  Minecraft Madness middle school team competition on March...
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Pizza Palooza gets Breakfast Twist with Hamburg Students Eighth-grade students from Hamburg Middle School headed to the Potter Career & Technical Center hungry to make their own breakfast pizzas on Friday, March 29. Dozens of Family and...
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Seniors Inducted into National Technical Honor Society     A total of 172 students from 28 area high schools were inducted into Erie 1 BOCES’ chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) during a ceremony on March...
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CTE Students Earn 10 Trophies at SkillsUSA Competition Dozens of students in Erie 1 BOCES Career & Tech Ed programs got the chance to attend the Regional SkillsUSA competition , resulting in nine individual students and one team of four...
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State Recognition for Three CTE Programs Three Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs were recognized as top CTE programs in the state Automotive Technology and Collision Repair for their pre-apprenticeship model ...
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Refreshment Stand Auction High school students enrolled in Erie 1 BOCES' Building Trades program at the Kenton Career & Technical Center have created another impressive structure for the Buffalo Home Show . This...
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Juniors Take First Place in Tire Rodeo at Auto Tech Competition A junior duo from the Kenton Career & Technical Center claimed the grand prize in the Tire Changing Rodeo competition at the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association’s (NFADA) Ron...
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Culinary & Baking students learn from the experts at KeyBank Center Nearly 80 high school students from the Erie 1 BOCES Culinary and Baking & Pastry Arts programs got the chance to learn from the experts during the 2019 Culinary Career Day in January. ...
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R.A.C.E. to the Finish Ninth-graders on their way to free college degree thanks to new program For the next six years, 35 freshman students will work toward graduating high school with an education in auto...
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Ahead of the Curve Summer Co-ops Expand to Auto Tech Students Grand Island High School senior Collin DeMartin never thought he would be as interested in cars as he is now. Collin originally joined the Auto...
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Taking Flight Aviation Students Help Build Plane after Competition Win Tatiana Forbes never thought she would be building an actual airplane while still in high school. The Amherst senior got that...
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Like Mother, Like Daughter Board member credits BOCES for helping her family explore career dreams For Renee Wilson, being on the Erie 1 BOCES Board of Education is personal. Renee found herself on a path to...
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Tonawanda Students Try Their Hand at Theatrical Makeup Eighth-grade students from the Tonawanda Middle School Art Enrichment class got the chance to have some fun with theatrical makeup as part of a new initiative called Starry Night. The students...
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Tonawanda Students get a Taste of CTE with Cupcake Wars Seventh-graders from Tonawanda Middle School squared off Dec. 6 during the annual Cupcake Wars competition, hosted by the Kenton Career & Technical Center. Eighteen students from...
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Inaugural P-TECH R.A.C.E. class kicks off year with picnic The inaugural class for the P-TECH R.A.C.E. (Pathways in Technology Early College High School Route to Automotive Career Excellence) program celebrated the start of their journey with a picnic...
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Hamburg High School Hosts STEM Camp Hamburg High School hosted its annual STEM Camp in August. The camp is an experience for incoming ninth graders interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math....
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Lafayette alumnus honored as distinguished BOCES grad A Lafayette High School alumnus has been recognized by Erie 1 BOCES for his professional success after graduation. Al Shammari Saif received one of three Distinguished Alumni awards as part of...
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Lancaster alumnus honored as distinguished BOCES grad A Lancaster High School alumnus has been recognized by Erie 1 BOCES for his professional success after graduation. Anthony Kozlowski received one of three Distinguished Alumni awards as part of...
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Kenmore West alumna honored as distinguished BOCES grad A Kenmore West High School alumna has been recognized by Erie 1 BOCES for her professional success after graduation. Cara Giglia received one of three Distinguished Alumni awards as part of the...
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Curating Future Culinarians Recipe for success includes career & technical education In 1915, three Jacobs brothers started a modest popcorn-and-peanut-vending business in Buffalo. More than 100 years later, that...
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Force to be Reckoned Kenton duo places in national auto tech event It is not every day a team of two gets to compete in the national spotlight, but that is exactly what Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical...
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Shifting Gears Free college tuition for future automotive workforce  The automotive industry needs qualified workers. As a result, businesses, educators and New York State officials have merged efforts...
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TECHsploration A middle school enrichment initiative  Hamburg Middle School student Anna Reagan can say she has operated construction equipment. The seventh-grader joined some of her fellow...
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Cleveland Hill Student Earns $1,000 NTHS Scholarship A Cle veland Hill High School senior has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Mikayla Kolarz is one of 225 outstanding NTHS members to receive a Jon...
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2018 Trophy Winners from Regional SkillsUSA Fifteen students from Erie 1 BOCES' three career and technical centers brought home trophies following the regional SkillsUSA competition at Alfred State College. Next, SkillsUSA students will...
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Maryvale Student Earns $1,000 NTHS Scholarship A Maryvale High School senior has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Carl Zarcone is one of 225 outstanding NTHS members to receive a Jon H....
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Commitment to Education 2018 Honorees Congrats to Erie 1 BOCES’ Commitment to Education honorees for their ongoing support of career and technical education. Andrew Altomore from Delaware North, North Tonawanda attorney Todd...
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Bid, Buy a House and Support Public Education UPDATE 6/08/18 at 1:00 p.m.:   The house was auctioned for $57,000. The successful bidder was Michael Schuler from Newfane, NY. He plans to move the home to his family's land in...
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Students Win National Aviation Design Challenge A team of students from Erie 1 BOCES Aviation Technology program at Harkness Career & Technical Center in Cheektowaga placed first in the 2018 Aviation Design Challenge, sponsored by...
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Ford Future Techs Program Donates 3 Vehicles WNY Ford Dealers Accelerate Learning with Cutting-Edge Technology   The Western New York Ford Dealers capped off Teacher Appreciation Month this May by donating three current Ford...
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Shifting Gears: Free College Tuition for Future Automotive Workforce The automotive industry needs qualified workers. As a result, businesses, educators and New York State officials have merged efforts to help close the skills gap in automotive technology and...
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Feeding families with hospitalized children This past week, students from SkillsUSA Club at Erie 1 BOCES Potter Career & Technical Center provided dinner to families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Buffalo. The Ronald McDonald...
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Student-Built Bungalows Auctioned UPDATE: the two structures earned $7,800 for the class at the auction on 4/14.   ***** Need a refuge from a chaotic everyday life, but don’t have room in your house for a...
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Cupcakes Spark STEM Learning Plumes of flour dust, smiles galore and a multitude of frosting colors converged as dozens of 13-year-olds competed to create the best cupcake.   Maryvale Middle School and Erie 1...
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2018 NTHS High school seniors from 27 area high schools were recognized for their technical aptitude on March 20. The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) inducted 174 students from Erie 1...
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Culinary Career Day 2018 Nearly 100 high-school students hungry for knowledge in the culinary arts participated in a unique experience at Key Bank Center on Thursday, March 8. Professional chefs and culinarians from...
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Sweet Home Crowned Minecraft Middle School Champs Team "Emerald Order" from Sweet Home Middle School won first place at a regional Minecraft competition on March 9. More than 30 middle school students participated in the Minecraft...
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Welcome James Clark James (Jamie) Clark is the new assistant principal of Harkness Career & Technical Center.  Clark joins Erie 1 BOCES from the Wayland-Cohocton CSD in Steuben County where he worked an...
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Picture perfect workplace exercise   Imagery is a standard communication tool, and today’s technology makes visual communication faster and easier than ever before. High school seniors studying Digital Media at Erie 1...
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1,700 Eighth-Grade Students Partake in Taste of Tech Eighth-grade students from across Western New York learned about 30 different career paths from high school students embarking on their own paths. The 2018 "Taste of Tech"...
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Opportunities abound for CTE students to gain college credit Nearly 100 opportunities exist for Erie 1 BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) students to receive college credit for classes they take in high school, saving them time and money. These...
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Middle of the action Eighth graders have wide array of CTE initiatives available to them Erie 1 BOCES has several initiatives to immerse middle school students into the world of career and technical education, and...
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New pre-apprentice model paves way for auto tech jobs West Seneca West student Trent Golab spent a good portion of his summer with West Herr Auto Group working on cars. The senior found himself in the thick of things, replacing bumpers, taking off...
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Building Trades students to auction off luxury sheds Need a refuge from a chaotic everyday life, but don’t have room in your house for a man cave or woman cave? Students in Erie 1 BOCES’ Building Trades program may have a custom-built...
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National Technical Honor Society spotlights student achievement Allison Imiola sees value in a prestigious National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) membership. Imiola graduated from the Frontier Central School District in June 2016, with her induction into...
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Kenton seniors claim victory at NFADA auto tech competition Erie 1 BOCES’ three career centers sent a total of six teams to the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association’s 2018 Ron Smith Memorial Auto Tech Competition on Jan. 13. Teams from...
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Introducing Youth to Career Education Exposure to career options is known to help middle school students find their educational interests. For that reason, four teachers from Erie 1 BOCES Career and Technical Education Services joined...
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