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Chamber, BOCES honors businesses for their commitment to education

July 20, 2017 | Filed in Archive, PTECH, Top Stories
Chamber, BOCES honors businesses for their commitment to education

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce and HFM BOCES recognized two local business partners for their commitment to education. Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home and Townsend Leather employee Shawn Czadzeck were both honored with HFM Business Education Partnership awards for their ongoing work with BOCES programs. This is the first year for the […]

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End of the year activity marks BOCES Golden Anniversary, employee service

End of the year activity marks BOCES Golden Anniversary, employee service

Marking the end of the school year and the 50th year since the cooperative’s founding, HFM BOCES held its annual Closing Day activities Friday, June 23. District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel noted the number of guests that have toured BOCES in the past year eager to see the programs in action. “That is all because […]

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BOCES looked to for change and innovation in education

BOCES looked to for change and innovation in education

HFM BOCES Annual Meeting held Wednesday, April 5 Noting that this year is the golden anniversary of its founding, the HFM BOCES Board of Education held its Annual Meeting Wednesday, April 5, welcoming board members and administrators from its 15 component school districts. HFM BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel highlighted the great changes that […]

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PTECH students to receive free meals

November 29, 2016 | Filed in PTECH

Thanks to federal funding, all students in the HFM PTECH program will receive free breakfast and lunch throughout this school year. U.S. Department of Agriculture funding – made available through New York State – will make free meals available to all students in the program regardless of family income. No paperwork will be required from […]

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Students educate public with Cancer Awareness Fair

November 29, 2016 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

PTECH freshmen and sophomores researched different kinds of cancer and showcased their findings at booths in the Jansen Avenue School gymnasium during the school’s Cancer Awareness Fair on Nov. 18. Representatives from St. Mary’s Cancer Screening Services were on hand to provide information and signups for screenings they provide for those without health insurance. The […]

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Students present plans to redevelop Sherman’s Park

November 8, 2016 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

PTECH freshmen and sophomores prepared proposals for redeveloping the now defunct Sherman’s Park on Caroga Lake and presented their proposals to the Sherman’s Advisory Committee on Nov. 1 and 2. The students recently visited the former family attraction, which has not been operational for many years, to assess the facilities and environment. They then developed business plans for […]

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PTECH’s FBLA chapter attends regional meeting

November 3, 2016 | Filed in PTECH
PTECH’s FBLA chapter attends regional meeting

Students from PTECH’s new Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended the fall district meeting in Albany on Oct. 28. Students had the opportunity meet with FBLA members from other schools and network while learning more about the organization and skills necessary for success in business and careers.

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PTECH business mentors discuss resume building with students

November 3, 2016 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

The Third Thursday Professional Series for sophomores is continuing this year as part of the mentorship program at PTECH. The series kicked off with four business mentors coming in to discuss “Writing and Developing a Resume” with groups of students on Oct. 27. Upcoming dates and topics for the program are as follows: Nov. 17: […]

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PTECH sophomores pitch new ice cream flavors

September 27, 2016 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

PTECH sophomores recently were tasked with creating a new ice cream flavor for Penny Lick Ice Cream that would have a New York theme and cost-effective ingredients that could be easily obtained locally. On Sept. 20, the groups of students presented their inventive flavors to a panel that included Kathleen Clark of the local Washburn […]

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Johnstown teachers named to PTECH teacher residency positions

September 9, 2016 | Filed in Archive, PTECH
Johnstown teachers named to PTECH teacher residency positions

Two Knox Middle School teachers have been selected to participate in a yearlong teacher residency program at the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH). Jennifer VonderHeide, a history teacher, and Amy LaMena, a science teacher, are co-teaching with PTECH teachers and be fully integrated with the staff at the school for […]

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