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Archive for December, 2017

Gloversville to reopen search for superintendent

December 20, 2017 | Filed in Archive

Unable to reach a consensus regarding a finalist, the Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education will reopen its search for a new superintendent of schools in March. Current Interim Superintendent Robert DeLilli will remain with the district until the end of the school year. The GESD Board of Education met Tuesday to discuss the […]

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Gloversville Literacy Zone students speak with elected state leaders

December 13, 2017 | Filed in Archive
Gloversville Literacy Zone students speak with elected state leaders

Students at the Gloversville Literacy Zone recently had two opportunities to meet with state legislators, who represent the local area, discussing civic engagement and adult education. Literacy Zones provide instruction for adults to study for their high school equivalency exam, as well as adults who have a diploma yet need to improve their basic skills […]

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Math melds with creativity for quilt barn squares

December 11, 2017 | Filed in Archive

Ag PTECH sophomores put their Geometry skills and creativity on display Dec. 4 when they presented their concepts for “quilt barn squares,” each group hoping their design would be one of four selected to be displayed on the exterior of the school. Before starting their project, Liz Argotsinger, the founder of Fulton Montgomery Quilt Barn […]

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BOCES solar farm featured in national trade publication

December 11, 2017 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
BOCES solar farm featured in national trade publication

The new HFM BOCES solar farm in front of the Route 67 campus is featured in a recent story in Solar Industry Magazine, a leading news and information publication for solar professionals. Dynamic Energy, a turnkey solar energy provider, built the solar project on approximately three acres in front of the HFM BOCES main campus this […]

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Ag PTECH students look to build high tunnel to grow produce

December 8, 2017 | Filed in Archive
Ag PTECH students look to build high tunnel to grow produce

Agriculture PTECH students on Wednesday, Dec. 6, presented their preliminary plans for a 20-foot-by-48-foot, Gothic-style high tunnel greenhouse to the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville School District Board of Education. The students hope to use funds from the Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Montgomery and Fulton counties to build the structure next spring on the school’s grounds. […]

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