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Regional Summer School registration now open 

Gloversville hosts nine participating districts for summer session

summerschool logoNine component school districts will participate in HFM BOCES regional summer school program for students in grades 9-12. The seven-week program, hosted by Gloversville High School, is designed to help students that require classes to graduate on time.

Classes begin on Tuesday, July 5, and are offered Monday-Thursday in three, two-hour sessions per day. Classes will be held on Friday, July 8, but there will be no other Friday classes. The program offer courses at all grade levels in English, social studies, math, and science, as well as Health. Regents exams will be administered Aug. 17-18.

Mrs. Christine Pietro, an assistant principal at Amsterdam High School, will again serve as principal of the regional summer school. This is the third year for the shared program, which was inaugurated in July, 2009 at Johnstown High School. Broadalbin-Perth hosted more than 600 students last summer, with the same number expected for the 2011 session.

The nine HFM BOCES districts participating in the 2011 program are Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth, Canajoharie, Fort Plain, Gloversville, Johnstown, Mayfield, Northville, and St. Johnsville.

Students may register now for summer school in their home districts. Registration will continue until Monday, June 20. Late registration will be held at Gloversville High School from 8:00 a.m. - noon on Wednesday and Thursday, June 29-30. A studentís eligibility for summer school is based on guidelines established by his or her home district.

Students from non-component districts may pay tuition individually and register for classes through a participating district.

Transportation to Gloversville High School will be provided by the individual school districts, not by BOCES.


FAQ

Download the 2011 Regional Summer School flyer here

 

Why is HFM BOCES offering a regional summer school?

In an effort to consolidate services and provide more cost-effective
programs, HFM BOCES is again offering a regional summer school to area high school students.

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Where is the Regional Summer School being held?

All classes will be held at Gloversville High School, 199 Lincoln St., Gloversville.

From Fonda (Route 30A):

Follow Route 30A through Johnstown. Turn left onto Harrison Street.
Turn right at the traffic light onto South Main Street. Turn slight left onto Broad Street. Continue across West Fulton St./Rte. 29A.
Turn left onto Lincoln Street.

From Amsterdam (Route 30)

Take Route 30 north to Route 29. Turn left onto Route 29 (east) and follow Route 29 to the intersection of NY-29A/Turkey Farm Road/County Route127. Continue to follow Rte. 29A. Turn right onto Orchard Street.
Turn left onto Lincoln Street. 

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What are the dates and times for summer school?

Summer school begins on Tuesday, July 5. Classes will be held Monday-Thursday, July 5 - Aug. 16, as well as Friday, July 8. There will be no other Friday classes. There will be three sessions per day, from 7:30-9:20 a.m., 9:30-11:20 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. -1:20 p.m. Regents exams will be administered Aug. 17-18.

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What classes are offered at HFM BOCES Regional Summer School?

English

Social Studies

Math

Science

Other

English 9

Global Studies 9

Int. Algebra 1

Earth Science

Health

English 10

Global Studies 10

Int. Algebra 2

Earth Science Lab

 

English 11

Global Studies 10 (NovaNet)

Geometry

Living Environment

 

English 12

US History 11

Intgr. Algebra

Living Environment Lab

 

 

Economics

Intgr. Alg 2/Trig Algebra

Chemistry

 

 

Government 12

 

Chemistry Lab

 

Course offerings are based on enrollment, and some courses may not be offered if enrollment does not reach a required minimum.

How do students register?

Students in participating schools may pre-register in their home
districts June 1-20. Late registrants may register at Gloversville High School on June 29-30.

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Which school districts are taking part?

Nine districts have contracted to participate in the Regional Summer School: Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth, Canajoharie, Fort Plain, Gloversville, Johnstown, Mayfield, Northville and St. Johnsville.

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Are there eligibility requirements for summer school?

Students must be properly immunized to register for summer school.
Parents should check with their home school district for attendance and grade eligibility requirements.

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Who can participate?

Students in grades 9-12 from the nine participating school districts may register for Regional Summer School.

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What if my child is not a resident in a participating district?

Students who live in a non-participating district may attend if their parents/guardians make arrangements directly with a participating district. Parents would be required to pay $70 per course for tuition to the school district submitting the application. Payment is by check or money order only.

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What about younger students?

Parents should check with their home districts to see if they are offering summer school for lower grade levels.

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Is Driversí Education being offered?

No. Check with your home district for the availability of Driversí Ed.

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What is the attendance policy for Regional Summer School?

More than three absences or six occasions of tardiness from any course will result in removal from that course. No excuses for absences or tardiness will be accepted.

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Is there a Code of Conduct for Regional Summer School?

Yes. Students must adhere to the Gloversville High School Code of Conduct. Copies are available upon request or online at http://www.gloversvilleschools.org/GHS/HS_Policies.cfm.

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Is transportation provided?

HFM BOCES is not providing transportation. Check with your home districts to see if transportation will be offered to and from summer school.

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Is lunch provided for students?

Food will be available for purchase between classes.

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Who will pay for a student to attend regional summer school?

Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth, Canajoharie, Fort Plain, Gloversville, Johnstown, Mayfield, Northville and St. Johnsville pay for their students to attend regional summer school. Students who live in a non-participating district may attend if their parents/guardians make arrangements directly with a participating district. Parents would be required to pay $70 per course for tuition, payable by check or money order only to the school district submitting the application.

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Regents/RCT Exam Schedule

Wednesday, Aug. 17 Thursday, Aug. 18
8:30 am 8:30 am

Comprehensive English

US History and Government

Integrated Algebra

RCT Global Studies

Geometry

RCT Mathematics

RCT Writing

 
12:30 pm 12:30 pm

Global History

Living Environment

RCT US History and Government

Physical Setting/Earth Science

  RCT Reading

Walk-in Regents/RCT Registrations

Walk-in Regents/RCT Registration forms must be completed at the home school and submitted to BOCES by July 13. Late registrations will only be accepted with a guidance counselorís signature and studentís signature prior to exam day. The fee for students from non-participating school districts is $12 per exam, payable to the district submitting the application by check or money order only.

Uniform Statewide Admission Deadline

Morning tests - 9:15 a.m.
Afternoon tests - 1:15 p.m.

Questions?

You may call your home district with any other questions about the Regional Summer School.

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