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Do you have all your shots?

March 29, 2016 | Filed in HFM Top Stories
Do you have all your shots?

State now requires meningitis vaccination in grades 7, 12 MAR. 29, 2016 – Students entering their senior year in Sept. 2016 should check with their physician to see if they are up to date with their immunizations. New York state now requires students entering seventh and 12th grades to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. The […]

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HFM students shine in poster contest

March 22, 2016 | Filed in Archive
HFM students shine in poster contest

Students from several HFM programs win prizes in Lexington’s Rock for Abilities poster contest MAR. 22, 2016 – Several students in Jamie Sedal-Ammann’s art classes throughout HFM BOCES won prizes in a local poster contest as part of National Disability Awareness Month. The theme this year was “Inclusion is within Everyone’s Abilities.” This is the […]

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What’s the difference between an atom and an element?

March 22, 2016 | Filed in Archive
What’s the difference between an atom and an element?

HFM BOCES fifth grader wins first place at Boulevard Science Fair MAR. 22, 2016 – If you don’t know the difference between an atom and an element, you can ask HFM fifth grader Thomas Orlando. Thomas won first prize for individual display at the Boulevard Science Fair on Wednesday, March 16. Thomas, a fifth grader […]

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Forget the diet, it’s time for cannoli

March 3, 2016 | Filed in Archive
Forget the diet, it’s time for cannoli

Foundations of Food Service students create mountain of treats for annual fundraiser MAR. 3, 2016 – Say “cannoli” and the ears perk up for anyone with a sweet tooth. Those tube-shaped Italian pastries stuffed with sweet, creamy filling get the mouth to watering and the debate started. “The best cannoli I ever tasted was…” Each […]

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NYSED Announces Grade 3-8 ELA & Math Testing Changes

March 2, 2016 | Filed in HFM Top Stories
NYSED Announces Grade 3-8 ELA & Math Testing Changes

MAR. 2, 2016 – The New York State Education Department made a number of changes to the Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics assessments for the spring of 2016 after educators and parents voiced concerns about the tests and how the scores were used. These changes include: A new testing vendor Greater involvement of educators in […]

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