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Dutchess County Honor Students Recognized

[PIC] Dr. Richard Hooley, BOCES Superintendent, and Keynote Speaker Dr. Nikki Takahashi
Dr. Richard Hooley, BOCES Superintendent, and Keynote Speaker Dr. Nikki Takahashi

Dutchess BOCES hosted the Dutchess County Honor Student Recognition Breakfast on May 22 to celebrate accomplished students from 16 high schools in 13 Dutchess County school districts. Dr. Nikki Takahashi, a Red Hook CSD alumnus, was keynote speaker.

FFA State Convention 2019

[PIC] FFA State 2019 Convention Student Participants
The New York State FFA Convention took place this year in Syracuse on May 2, 3 and 4.  Students not only competed in various divisions but they also participated in community services, toured agriculture industries (i.e. farms, businesses) and attended workshops.

2019 CTI Middle School CTE Summer Enrichment Program

[PIC] Summer Sun Clip ArtDutchess BOCES CTI is pleased to announce the Summer 2019 lineup for our continuing Middle School CTE Enrichment Program which will run from July 22nd to July 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. There is no cost to the parents or school districts.

SkillsUSA State Competition in Syracuse

[PIC] Career & Technical Institute SkillsUSA Student Officers Onstage at State Competiton

On April 24th, thirty-five CTI SkillsUSA students set off to Syracuse for the SkillsUSA State Competitions. Some students participated in their trade and professional competitions, others were part of the voting delegation for new officers, and still others were part of the security core. 

2019-2020 Budget Approval

[PiC] Thank You For Your Support

The Dutchess BOCES 2019-2020 budget was approved by all thirteen component school districts during school board meetings on April 23, 2019. Incumbent Board members, Ralph Chiumento and Ralph Coates were elected to serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2019.