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Archive for May, 2017

Documentary crew filming at PTECH

May 25, 2017 | Filed in Archive
Documentary crew filming at PTECH

During the past two weeks, a film production crew from Life is My Movie Entertainment has been on site at the Jansen Avenue School working on the feature-length documentary “A Different Mind.” The movie examines the relationship between industry and education and explores the gap between what students are taught and what skills are needed […]

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HFM walkers and runners raise money for charities

HFM walkers and runners raise money for charities

A large group of HFM BOCES employees and friends headed to Albany Thursday, May 18 to participate in the CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge. The 3.5-mile road race is held to promote health and fitness in the workplace. HFM employees participate in the event annually. Proceeds from the race go to non-profit organizations including the Hudson-Mohawk […]

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CTC Recognition Night set for Tuesday, June 20

The annual celebration of hundreds of high school seniors completing their HFM BOCES career and technical programs will take at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20 at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Families and friends should plan to arrive early to be sure of good seats. Career and Technical Center Director Jay DeTraglia, along with all CTC administrators and […]

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Team Davis kayak fundraiser for the American Cancer Society underway

May 23, 2017 | Filed in Archive

The HFM BOCES Relay for Life Team, “Team Davis,” is holding their annual Kayak Raffle. This year, there is an additional raffle for a guided kayak tour as well! Tickets for either raffle may be purchased in the CTC School Counseling Office, from any Team Davis member or by call Charis Kakavelos at 736-4330 ext. […]

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Canajoharie and Gloversville educators honored at 25th Annual School Library System Awards

May 12, 2017 | Filed in Archive, HFM Top Stories
Canajoharie and Gloversville educators honored at 25th Annual School Library System Awards

A Canajoharie principal and a team Gloversville Middle School English teachers were honored for their work during the HFM BOCES School Library System’s annual awards luncheon Friday, May 12. This year, two awards were presented including the SLS Administrator of the Year Award, which was given to Stacy Ward, principal of Canajoharie’s East Hill Elementary […]

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PTECH underwater robotics teams compete

May 9, 2017 | Filed in Archive

Two teams of PTECH students competed this past weekend in the regional underwater robotics competition on Cape Cod, each bringing home an award for their performances. The Gateway Innovations team, made up of PTECH juniors, earned the Guts and Glory Award for their “determination through adversity.” The Techy Tornadoes, consisting of freshmen and sophomores, received […]

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Gloversville Literacy Zone graduates featured on Good Morning America

Gloversville Literacy Zone graduates featured on Good Morning America

The continued educational success of a local mother and daughter, who both earned their high school equivalency diplomas through the HFM Gloversville Literacy Zone, was a featured story on Good Morning America Tuesday, May 9. Local residents Paula O’Neil and her daughter Chantel Batuk, both earned GEDs through classes at the Literacy Zone. Following their […]

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Criminal Justice students investigate mock crime scene

May 5, 2017 | Filed in Archive
Criminal Justice students investigate mock crime scene

Aspiring law enforcement professionals in the HFM Career and Technical Center’s Criminal Justice program have opened a murder investigation on campus as part of the program’s annual mock crime scene exercise. Junior Criminal Justice students arrived on campus, Thursday, May 4 to find a realistic looking murder scene, custom made by course instructor John Pecora to […]

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PTECH names third quarter academic honorees

May 4, 2017 | Filed in Archive

HFM BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School announces the following students have earned academic honors for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. Principals List (91-100 average) Seth Myers Theresa Clark Rane Dutcher Nadia Payan Monique Beam Madison Perez Hunter Fifield Hannah Gage Abigail Douglas Honor Roll (85-90) Hailee Lesser Jacob Dudar […]

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Literacy Zone graduates in national spotlight

May 2, 2017 | Filed in Archive

A local mother and daughter, both graduates of the Gloversville Literacy Zone, are being recognized by the local and national media for their continued educational success. Paula O’Neil, of Northville, and her daughter, Chantel Batuk of Fultonville, both earned their high school equivalency diplomas through classes at the Gloversville Literacy Zone, an HFM BOCES Adult […]

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