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Archive for February, 2017

Public forum on ESSA

February 28, 2017 | Filed in Archive

Community feedback sought on concepts to be included in state’s ESSA plan The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) represents an unprecedented turnaround of federal control of education policy, releasing it back to the states. Designed to “fix” No Child Left Behind, President Barack Obama signed ESSA into law with bipartisan support in 2015, reauthorizing the […]

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Extended School Year Program: Anticipated Staff Needs

February 21, 2017 | Filed in Archive

The following positions are anticipated vacancies for the HFM BOCES Special Education Extended School Year Program, effective July 3 through August 11, 2017: Aide, Art Teacher, Music Teacher, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Physical Education Teacher, Registered Nurse, School Psychologist, School Social Worker Special Education Teacher, Speech/Language Therapist, Teacher of the Deaf, Teacher of the Visually […]

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PTECH names 2nd quarter academic honorees

February 16, 2017 | Filed in Archive

The Hamilton Fulton Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School has named its Principal’s List (91 percent and higher average) and Honor Roll (85 to 90 percent average) awardees for the second semester of the 2016-17 academic year. Several juniors also earned placement on the Dean’s List at Fulton Montgomery Community College. Principal’s List […]

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PTECH’s FBLA members take skills to regional competition

February 7, 2017 | Filed in Archive
PTECH’s FBLA members take skills to regional competition

PTECH’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter on Monday participated in the national organization’s regional competition in Clifton Park, and three PTECH students placed in their events. Seventeen PTECH students traveled to the event to compete in a variety of categories that test them on their knowledge of business-related concepts. Madison Perez won first […]

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Diversity focus of PTECH juniors’ project

February 1, 2017 | Filed in Archive

PTECH juniors, who attend Fulton Montgomery Community College full time, wrapped up a project creating inclusion plans for the college by presenting them to a panel that included FMCC staff. Among the ideas students presented were offering international foods in the cafeteria and a buddy system that pairs international students and local students. As part […]

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Students learn from an Hour of Code

February 1, 2017 | Filed in Archive
Students learn from an Hour of Code

Students in HFM’s Autism program and Gloversville’s special education classroom at Boulevard Elementary School spent time together on the Promethean interactive whiteboard enjoying an Hour of Code. Hour of Code is a global movement to get students K-12 interested and engaged in coding. Created through Code.org, Hour of Code has grown to many different organizations […]

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