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There were difficult decisions made by diners who attended culinary club’s first Restaurant Night of the year. There was  an appetizer, entree and dessert offering for every palate. Three more “Restaurant Nights” are scheduled, with proceeds going toward the purchase of food for the program’s end-of-year banquet. 


Students and staff throughout BOCES programs are well aware of the benefits of the practice of mindfulness. Now, thanks to an American RadioWorks podcast Learning to Breathe, a greatly expanded audience can hear about this therapy is working at River View High School.

There’s been a major makeover of the Hilltop library and, on any given day, there are as many students working on tablets and laptops as there are reading and checking out books. Here, School Librarian Dr. Sarah Chauncey works with students conducting online research.

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On October 29, Kaplan students wore purple to raise awareness of Rett Syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder that almost exclusively impacts girls and affects an estimated one in every 10,000-15,000 female births worldwide. Learn more about Rett Syndrome here.