Kendall showcases academic offerings at school

Posted 8 December 2015 at 12:00 am

Press Release
Kendall Central School

KENDALL – A highly successful Course Option Night was held recently at Kendall Junior/Senior High School with more than 200 people attending the interactive display of courses offered at the school.

Jeannine Gallina from the Career and Technical Education (CTE) department of Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES started the evening by highlighting the career opportunities available in the middle skills sector. After the presentation, everyone was encouraged to explore the hands-on exhibits.

Elementary students up to juniors in high school visited the display booths to find out more about current and new courses being offered. Nineteen staff members were on hand to provide students with information so they can make informed decisions about what courses to take next year. New course offerings connect NYS standards to students’ interests and include:

21st Century Computer Skills
Video Game Design
International Cooking
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Biology
Intro to Statistics
World History on Film
CEP 101- Career and Educational Planning

Overall, the evening was a great success, with students and parents in attendance saying that they felt the evening was helpful and informative. Principal Carol D’Agostino was pleased with the turnout at the event and comments from attendees.

“Course Option Night was a huge success,” she said. “Numerous parents and students expressed how much they appreciated the information that was demonstrated and presented. Students are really excited about our new electives and traditional courses.”