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Orientation week for the Hudson Valley P-TECH Class of 2020 has been filled with a variety of experiences. Students got their college IDs, toured a Rockland BOCES student built house, prepared presentations on various alternative energies, and are scheduled to dive into the use of 3D printers later this week.

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More than 120 educators from Rockland, Westchester and beyond took part in an all-day Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) training on August 14. DASA seeks to provide all students with a safe, supportive learning environment. Rockland BOCES is a NYSED-approved training provider.

Veterans joined BOCES and County leaders for an August 13 flag raising ceremony at a flagpole installed by Eagle Scout Stephon Mehu (son of Kaplan staffer Susan Mehu) on the West Nyack campus. The flagpole was donated by Pfizer; Clarkstown VFW Post 851 loaned the flag.

Adult Ed students

Over the past several weeks students in Mr. Rucker and Ms. Ramirez classes at Hilltop built bridges. They worked in teams to decide what kind of bridge to build, what materials to use materials, and finally issued a written report on how the building was accomplished on time!