The Bogota Police Emergency Service Youth Academy have finished their informational tours of the four Bogota School that have students eligible to apply for the BPESYA class 05 starting in July of 2015. The visited the 5th & 6st grade classes in Steen and Bixby Schools, the 5th,6st & 7th grades of St. Joseph's and the 7th grade class in Bogota Junior /Senior High school. The Academy is only accepting applications of Student who will be entering grades 6,7 &8 for the school year starting in September 2015. Applications will be available on Saturday 9- May starting at 7:00a. at the Bogota Police Headquarters ( or at the W.Broad St. firehouse).
Over the past several years the line to pick up application has starting forming one to two hours before the starting time. It is recommended that the Student themselves pick-up the application, this helps show the Academy officials that the Student is serious about being apart of the Youth Academy. After that date application may be pick-up at Police Headquarters. Applications must be returned to Police Headquarters no later the Saturday 16-May at 7:00p
There is a nominal fee for those Cadet who will be accepted into Class 05. This is payable on the Parent Orientation day to be announced later. The Academy will also have scholarships available for those in need of financial assistance. The Academy will take place starting Thursday 16- July with an assessment day through Graduation on Tuesday 28- July. For more information, about the Bogota Police Emergency Services Youth Academy please visit their website at : www.bpesya.com or by email at BPESYA@outlook.com
The Bogota Police Emergency Services Youth Academy has been developing the Students of Bogota, and is recognized one of the finest youth programs in Northern New Jersey.This program is becoming an important part in the the education of Bogota Students.
On Friday 8- May the Bogota Police Emergency Service Youth Academy will be holding a fundraiser benefit for Class 05. This will be at the Bogota VFW Main Hall located at 240 Leonia Ave Bogota, NJ. Tickets are now available costing $35 for Adults and $15 for youths. Tickets will be available at the door for $40 for Adults & $20 for youths. This will feature a Buffet dinner including refreshments. Staff and officials from the Bogota Police Emergency Service Youth Academy will be on hand to talk to Graduate Cadets, and will be available to answer any question Student , or Parents may have about signing up for class 05. Proceeds from this event will go to help fund BPESYA Class 05 in July of 2015.
For more information please email the Academy at BPESYA@outlook.com
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In a related story BPESYA Program Coordinator Anna Ferris has received word for her cousin who has worked in Nepal to help young girls be saved from human trafficking. Ms Eva. Capozzola worked with the organization " Forget Me Not" which proves shelter, education and even reconnection of young girls back to their families. Ms. Capozzola has been in contact with some of the families she has worked with since 25- April. However a number of girls and their Families have been unaccounted for since the Earthquake earlier this week. Her organization has set-up a rescue fund find at; http://forgetmenot.org.au/Nepal-earthquake/
For more information about "Forget Me Not' please visit their website at: http://forgetmenot.org.au.s154712.gridserver.com/
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