Students, Staff and Friends Remember Maywood School 

Maywood School—Soon Maywood Academy—To Open In A New Location This September More than a hundred students, teachers and staff, principals, administrators and friends who have been a part of our Maywood School community over the years gathered recently to say good-bye to the school building that many describe as more like home.  This summer, after …

Congratulation To Our Maywood Grads

Students who have attended programs at our Maywood School recently celebrated a successful end to their high school career during a ceremony attended by proud family, teachers and friends. Many of the exiting students have been in our programs for years. They will now be moving on to in college, learning in other programs and …

Statewide school mask mandate lifted, effective March 2

This message from Capital Region BOCES Administration was sent to the families/guardians of students attending our educational programs on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. As you may be aware, New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the statewide mask mandate for schools will be lifted, effective Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Here’s what this means for the …

Tailored Approach Supports D/HH Students’ Language Learning

“It is confusing… just do your best and use your strategies,” Speech Therapist Kate Munro said as she encouraged elementary-age students in our Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) program during a recent lesson on English grammar. Learning to speak, read and write in English is challenging—both for those for whom English is a first …

COVID-19 Vaccination For Children

This message was sent to families/guardians of students in our special education programs by Director of Special Education Caralee  Kardash on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians:  We are writing to share that New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced vaccination eligibility for children ages 5 to 11.  Ten of New York state’s mass vaccination …

Program Helps Students Build Life and Work-Ready Skills

This year, our long-running Work-Based Learning (WBL) program for 18- to 21-year-olds has a new home—in the heart of the BOCES administrative offices. Here, students meet daily for classroom-based learning relevant to a work-based curriculum. They are also providing support for the BOCES teams—from organizing paper recycling to assisting with inventory and distribution of needed …

Airline Drive Academy September 2021 Principal’s Message

The following welcome message from Principal Barb Lounello was sent to families of students attending Airline Drive Academy at the start of September 2021. Welcome families, students and staff to the 2021-2022 school year! It is with great privilege and excitement that I welcome you as the principal of Airline Drive Academy once again. I …

Students Celebrate The Summer Olympics

Students in our K-12 summer program recently celebrated their version of the Olympics, complete with a torch, competitions and something even the Tokyo Olympics lacked—fans! From obstacle courses to relay races and volleyball, the games gave students a host of fun ways to exercise their bodies and their minds. Principal Carol d’Estienne—on hand to cheer …

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