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Archive for September, 2017

HFM BOCES to mark opening of solar farm

September 27, 2017 | Filed in Archive
HFM BOCES to mark opening of solar farm

After years of planning and three months of construction, HFM BOCES is preparing to celebrate the activation of the solar farm on its Route 67 campus. Crews installed the ground-mounted solar arrays this summer on an approximate three-acre parcel in front of the BOCES main campus. The nearly 800-killowatt solar farm is connected to the […]

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Autism Awareness fundraiser underway

September 27, 2017 | Filed in Archive
Autism Awareness fundraiser underway

Purchase an Autism Awareness sticker to help support the HFM BOCES Autism program and spread Autism Awareness! Order a window decal to display on your car, household window, fridge, laptop, or where ever you may want to show your support. Contact Samantha Opalka (sopalka@hfmboces.org) or Annamarie Neri (aneri@hfmboces.org) or call them at (518) 775-5760 Ext. […]

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Ag PTECH marks National Teach Ag Day by honoring teacher

September 21, 2017 | Filed in Archive

To mark National Teach Ag Day, officers of Agriculture PTECH’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter surprised their teacher and FFA adviser Julia Hudyncia with two blueberry bushes to thank her for all she does for them. In presenting the gift, Madison Blood, the chapter treasurer, called Hudyncia a mentor and thanked her for her […]

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HFM BOCES instructor arrested following allegations of sexual contact with a minor

September 20, 2017 | Filed in HFM Top Stories

An HFM BOCES Career and Technical Center instructor has been placed on administrative leave and arrested by Gloversville Police following allegations of sexual contact with a minor. On Monday, Sept. 18, HFM BOCES was contacted by a community member who reported a possible inappropriate sexual relationship between a BOCES employee and a minor. BOCES administrators […]

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Ag PTECH ‘Mentor Monday’ focuses on resumes

September 18, 2017 | Filed in Archive
Ag PTECH ‘Mentor Monday’ focuses on resumes

Sophomores at Agriculture PTECH on Sept. 18 participated in the school year’s first Mentor Monday session, during which students in small groups discuss a particular topic with business partners and mentors working in the fields in which the students are pursuing a career. This Monday’s discussions centered on writing and developing a resume and were […]

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Gloversville schools launch search for new superintendent

September 14, 2017 | Filed in Archive

HFM BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel will assist the Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education as it searches for a new superintendent of schools. The GESD Board of Education is seeking a new district leader to replace Michael Vanyo, who left at the end of the 2016-17 school year to assume the superintendent’s […]

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HFM Criminal Justice students visit 9-11 memorial

September 12, 2017 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
HFM Criminal Justice students visit 9-11 memorial

Observing the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Criminal Justice students at the HFM Career and Technical Center visited the World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial at Fulton-Montgomery Community College Monday. Installed on the F-MCC campus during the summer of 2016, the memorial features a 33-foot section of the communications antenna from the North […]

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New HFM BOCES Board of Education member appointed

September 6, 2017 | Filed in HFM Top Stories

The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Board of Education has appointed a new member to fill the vacancy created by the June death of longtime board member Mr. David Edwards. On Wednesday, Aug. 30, the board appointed Mr. Carmen Caraco, of Mayfield, to fill the vacancy. A city of Johnstown native, Caraco worked as an ASE- and Ford-certified […]

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Basic Course for School Bus Attendants/Monitors set for October

September 5, 2017 | Filed in Archive

The HFM BOCES Regional Transportation Service will host a New York State Education Department 10-Hour Basic Course for School Bus Attendants / Monitors in October. The class will be held from Monday Oct. 23- through Wednesday Oct. 25 from  9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more […]

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