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Archive for May, 2016

HFM walkers and runners meet the Challenge

May 25, 2016 | Filed in HFM Top Stories
HFM walkers and runners meet the Challenge

HFM BOCES team takes part in CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge MAY 25, 2016 – More than 30 HFM BOCES employees and friends came together Thursday, May 19, to participate in the CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge, a 3.5-mile road race to promote health and fitness in the workplace. HFM team members joined nearly 10,000 people in […]

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HFM BOCES districts help pilot computer-based testing for English language arts and math

May 19, 2016 | Filed in Archive
HFM BOCES districts help pilot computer-based testing for English language arts and math

MAY 19, 2016 – School districts across New York State will voluntarily administer some tests this spring using digital devices as part of the New York State Education Department’s invitation to pilot computer-based testing. Many of HFM BOCES component school districts will take part in the trial, using the tests in select grade levels. New […]

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Educators honored at 24th Annual School Library System Awards luncheon

May 17, 2016 | Filed in Archive
Educators honored at 24th Annual School Library System Awards luncheon

MAY 17, 2016 – For the first time in the history of the HFM BOCES School Library System (SLS), all three special recognitions offered by the service have been awarded in the same year. Two area educators and a school media specialist were honored at HFM BOCES 24th Annual School Library System Awards luncheon on […]

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CTC Recognition Night set for Tuesday, June 21

Photos of students receiving their certificate to be available through online gallery MAY 17, 2016 – The annual celebration of hundreds of high school seniors completing their HFM BOCES career and technical programs will take place once again at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The event begins at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, and families and […]

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Team Davis ready for another Relay for Life

Team Davis ready for another Relay for Life

HFM BOCES team’s seventh year in cancer-fighting event MAY 13, 2016 – Since 2010, dozens of HFM BOCES staff and friends have participated in the local American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Team Davis, walking in memory of former HFM BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Geoffrey H. Davis, has been a top-ten fundraising team for the […]

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HFM BOCES makes change to administrative staff

May 9, 2016 | Filed in HFM Top Stories

MAY 9, 2016 – On Monday, May 9, HFM BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel released from service Associate Superintendent of Business Kwame Boakye-Yiadom. Deputy Superintendent Dr. Lorraine Hohenforst will provide oversight of the business office until an interim business official is appointed by the Board of Education. Dr. Michel said the personnel issue would […]

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‘Old answers don’t fit new questions’ in public education

May 8, 2016 | Filed in Archive
‘Old answers don’t fit new questions’ in public education

Commissioner’s letter challenges education leaders at HFM BOCES Annual Meeting APR. 8, 2016 – HFM BOCES’ Board of Education welcomed board members from its 15 component school districts to the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Supported by Board President David Edwards, District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel thanked the school leaders for the support […]

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PTECH students attend lecture by Nobel Prize winner

May 4, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
PTECH students attend lecture by Nobel Prize winner

MAY 4, 2016 – PTECH students Aislynn Ward and Jasmine Tate earlier this month represented the school at GlobalFoundries’ Fab 8 facility in Malta for a presentation by 2014 Nobel Prize winner in physics Shuji Nakumura. During the April 15 visit, Ward and Tate met Nakumura and had him sign copies of the book “Brilliant! […]

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