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CTE Center at Ellicottville Lists 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls

ELLICOTTVILLE – Noel Sheehy, principal of the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES Career and Technical Education Center at Ellicottville, announced the following students were named to the high honor roll and honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. HIGH HONOR ROLL Animal Science – Kimberly Bushnell, Franklinville; Alexis Cross, Cattaraugus-Little Valley; Alyssa Forness, Salamanca Automotive Technology –Cory Brainard, Randolph; ... Read More »

10th Annual BOCES Winter Carnival

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  Some 750 elementary, middle and high school students from the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES and District Special Education classes, along with 300 volunteers, participated in the 10th annual Winter Carnival on March 3 and 4 at the Holiday Valley Tubing Park. Students from Olean, Portville and Ellicottville BOCES classrooms, as well as non-BOCES special education students from Allegany, Limestone, Olean, Portville, ... Read More »

Ellicottville CTE Students Build Rail for Holiday Valley

The Ellicottville Career and Technical Education (CTE) welding and metal fabrication class designed and built a step down rail for Holiday Valley’s terrain parks. Led by instructor Dave Poulin, students created the plans and then executed the 16-foot kink box at the Ellicottville BOCES Center. Pictured (top right) are the chief welders, Nick Maston from Pioneer Central and Mark Doud ... Read More »

School Boards Vote to Approve CA-BOCES Admin. Budget

By Jann Wiswall The Ellicottville Central School District’s board of education met briefly on Tuesday, April 22, to approve the proposed 2014-15 ad ministrative budget for Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES (CA-BOCES). This annual vote takes place in all 22 school districts in the region on the same day. According to CA-BOCES District Superintendent Lynda Quick, the administrative budget of $2,011,000 was passed ... Read More »

Eight New Members NTHS Chapter Ceremony for CA BOCES

Pictured left to right are: front row - Courtney Westberg, Mackenzie Riggs, Dennis Davies, and Sammantha Bass; back row – CTE Building Principal Noel Sheehy, Brooklynn Defoe, Samuel Plaisted, Michael Morgan, and NTHS Advisor Vicki Slevinski. Missing: Matthew Bacher.

The National Technical Honor Society Chapter based at the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES Career and Technical Education Center at Ellicottville welcomed eight new members during a ceremony held on Thursday, March 20. This year’s members are: Matthew Bacher, Franklinville Central School, Animal Science; Sammantha Bass, Springville Griffith Institute, Early Childhood Education; Dennis Davies, Ellicottville Central School, Building Technology; Brooklynn Defoe, Cattaraugus-Little Valley ... Read More »

BOCES Students Celebrate Winter Carnival

Approximately 750 students from Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES and District Special Education classes will participate in the ninth annual Winter Carnival to be held at the Holiday Valley Tubing Park on March 4–5, 2014. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. A total of six activity areas will be open to this year’s participants. According to Event ... Read More »

Class Visits Alpaca Farm

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By Ray Mansfield, BOCES Student (reprinted from CABOCES.org) On January 10, 2014, Mrs. Scrivo’s 12:1:1 Job Coach Class visited Sugartown Farm in Ellicottville. Sugartown Farm is an alpaca farm owned by Mr. and Mrs. Herman. Alpaca are an animal from South America and are related to the camel. They have 40 alpacas and breed them to make money. They also ... Read More »

BOCES CTE Program — Start to a Bright Future

Hands-On Learning can Lead to Regents Diploma By Alicia Yeager A hardy education is essential in achieving a successful career and reaching the American Dream. In this area, professional jobs are limited and making sure children are being provided with the ultimate education in fields where workers are needed is key. BOCES, a career and technical school, with many locations ... Read More »

CTE Students get Hands-on Lesson in Airbrushing

Collision Repair Technology students listen to airbrush specialist Tom Banks.

ELLICOTTVILLE — Students in the Collision Repair Technology program at the C-A BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) at Ellicottville recently received a hands-on airbrush lesson from Tom Banks of the Ohio Technical College Custom Paint and Graphics Training Program. The students used the latest and safest water-based paints as they worked their way through a two-hour series of ... Read More »

BOCES Offering Free Manufacturing Camp

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Are you a teen about to enter grades 9-12?  Do you like making things, working with your hands, solving problems and understanding how things are made? Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES is offering a special FREE Summer Manufacturing Camp at its Career and Technical Education Center at Olean. The FREE program is open to area students entering grades 9-12 and is being sponsored by ... Read More »

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