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Archive for January, 2016

Painting with ice

January 26, 2016 | Filed in Archive
Painting with ice

JAN. 26, 2016 – HFM students at Gloversville’s Boulevard Elementary School learned how to “paint with ice” as part of their Unique Learning Curriculum in Physical Science. Teacher Pam Hartig’s students followed a sequence of steps to mix and freeze “paintsicles,” which they used to create visual masterpieces. The unit was a collaborative project with […]

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PTECH hosts education leaders from around the state

January 22, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
PTECH hosts education leaders from around the state

PTECH has begun the new year with a number of visiting educators wanting a first-hand look at the different approach HFM PTECH takes to teaching and learning. During the visits, the visitors met with HFM BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel, PTECH principal Michael Dardaris and PTECH instructional support specialist Heather Buskirk to learn about […]

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New Visions Health Careers provides clear vision of potential futures in health care

January 15, 2016 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
New Visions Health Careers provides clear vision of potential futures in health care

JAN. 15, 2016 – “I plan to become a physical therapist… a registered nurse… a dentist… a doctor.” Multiple voices, all confident about their future, are all students in the HFM New Visions Health Careers program. The concentrated one-year program for high school seniors immerses students interested in the world of medical and health related […]

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History comes to life for HFM students at Gloversville HS

January 8, 2016 | Filed in Archive
History comes to life for HFM students at Gloversville HS

Holocaust survivor tells of life and escape from Nazi-controlled Austria After completing a unit of study on the autobiographical novel “Night,” Elie Wiesel’s account of his experiences with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–45, HFM BOCES students at Gloversville High School had the opportunity to meet and […]

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Itinerant agriculture classes plant the seeds for student futures

January 6, 2016 | Filed in Archive
Itinerant agriculture classes plant the seeds for student futures

JAN. 6, 2016 – While presentations at September’s Agriculture Education Summit underscored the need and opportunities in “ag-ed” school programs for the region, HFM BOCES Itinerant Services had already placed an agriculture teacher in school districts in the Mohawk Valley. Teacher Sheri Boardman hopes to help reinvigorate agriculture education through a program of relevant classes […]

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