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PTECH programs set to receive extended state funding

April 25, 2018 | Filed in AgPTECH, Archive, PTECH, Top Stories

PTECH programs across New York that receive state grant funding – including three programs in the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery region – will receive additional state funds to continue operation for up to 11 more years, and possibly permanently. In 2013, New York State launched the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or PTECH, program, awarding 16 […]

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PTECH students win at FBLA state leadership conference

April 16, 2018 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories
PTECH students win at FBLA state leadership conference

Students from the HFM PTECH Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) won three statewide awards at the Spring State Leadership Conference, which took place April 11-13 in Binghamton. Four PTECH students — Cierra Mason, Rane Dutcher, Brianna Rymarz and Aislynn Ward — represented the 2-year-old chapter in its first-ever trip to states. During […]

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PTECH junior accepted into competitive FMCC radiology program

April 4, 2018 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories
PTECH junior accepted into competitive FMCC radiology program

Third-year HFM PTECH student Abigail Douglas is among 20 students accepted into the Radiologic Technology Program at Fulton Montgomery Community College beginning in the fall of 2018. Douglas, a 17-year-old Fonda resident, was selected for the two-year program after a lengthy application process that required strong academics and an interview with FMCC staff. According to […]

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PTECH leader named Principal of the Year

March 27, 2018 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories
PTECH leader named Principal of the Year

Hamilton Fulton Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School Principal Michael Dardaris has been named the New York State High School Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS). This award is given annually to a member of SAANYS who has set the pace, character and quality of […]

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PTECH students getting job experience at BOCES front desk

February 23, 2018 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories
PTECH students getting job experience at BOCES front desk

If you visit or call HFM BOCES any weekday between 3 and 5 p.m., you’ll likely be greeted by one of two HFM PTECH students who man the front desk and phone on alternating afternoons. Jasmine Tate, a 17-year-old senior from Gloversville, and Conner Hutchinson, a 17-year-old junior from Amsterdam, were selected for the after-school […]

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National organizations complete case study on HFM PTECH

February 23, 2018 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

With a case study on HFM PTECH now completed through the national Innovative Successful Practices Project, the details of the school’s successful approach to teaching and learning, can be shared with educators everywhere. HFM PTECH was designated this past fall as one of 25 national models of Innovative Successful Practices by the American Association of […]

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Donations sought for business clothing drive

October 3, 2017 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

HFM PTECH’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter is hosting a business clothing drive throughout the month of October. Gently used and new clothing will be accepted for donation during school hours and other times by appointment at the PTECH school, 305 Jansen Ave., Johnstown. Items collected will be used for the business clothing […]

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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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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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