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Archive for June, 2018

PTECH celebrates first class, honors first to complete program

June 28, 2018 | Filed in Archive

The Hamilton Fulton Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School (HFM PTECH) celebrated its first students to complete the program with a ceremony and banquet Sunday, July 24, at the Holiday Inn. In September of 2014, the first group of 50 students began their journey in the new 4- to 6-year program. On Sunday, […]

Ag PTECH students honored with awards

June 26, 2018 | Filed in Archive

Agriculture PTECH students received awards in various areas of study during an evening event Thursday, June 21. The select awards and cafeteria awards included cash prizes or gift certificates. During the event, sophomores received book bags for their chosen degree pathways. The awards given were as follows: English Language Arts Ashlee Cotton and Grace Yennard […]

Ag PTECH orchard plan moving along

June 26, 2018 | Filed in Archive
Ag PTECH orchard plan moving along

Ag PTECH this spring won a grant from the Education Committee for the Eastern New York Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association to cover the costs of establishing an educational orchard, and students were tasked with coming up with plans for the location of about 20 fruit trees. First, sophomores in groups presented […]

HFM Career & Technical Center honors 2018 graduates

HFM Career & Technical Center honors 2018 graduates

The HFM Career and Technical Center honored more than 250 high school seniors at its annual Student Recognition Program Tuesday, June 19 awarding certificates of completion and special awards to the students before an audience of family, friends, faculty and administrators. Career and Technical Center Director Jay A. DeTraglia opened the ceremony by recognizing the […]

2018 Career and Technical Education Awards

2018 Career and Technical Education Awards

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY Highest Average: Joseph Guisti Most Professional: David Malagisi Car Quest Award (Amsterdam Auto Parts): Aiden DiLorenzo AUTOBODY REPAIR Highest Average: Zackery Quill Most Professional: Bradley Sawyer, Jr. CAREERS IN EDUCATION Highest Average: Chris T. Mercado Most Professional: Chris T. Mercado COMPUTER INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY Most Professional: Zachary Ropeter Highest Average: Michael Hughes Construction Technology Most Professional: Chara E. Boston Highest Average: Chara E. […]

Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials awarded to HFM students

June 19, 2018 | Filed in Archive
Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials awarded to HFM students

The HFM BOCES Special Education Division held a year-end graduation and celebration Monday, June 18 awarding six students their Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials. “The students that we honor here today have exhibited perseverance as they have taken on a variety of challenges and then prepared to take on new ones. They have exemplified the ability to […]

Video and photos of CTC Recognition Night available

A live stream video and professional photographs are available from Tuesday’s Career and Technical Student Recognition Program. Professional photographs will be available for purchase from an online gallery 24 hours after the event. 4×6, 5×7 and 8×10 color prints will be available. To access the gallery visit: http://watphoto.zenfolio.com/hfmcte18 You may order as many prints as […]

HFM BOCES deputy superintendent earns state leadership award

June 13, 2018 | Filed in Archive
HFM BOCES deputy superintendent earns state leadership award

HFM BOCES Deputy Superintendent Dr. Lorraine Hohenforst has received a statewide service and leadership award from the Staff/Curriculum Development Network of New York State. Recognizing her career-long leadership in the field of education, the organization has named Dr. Hohenforst the recipient of the 2018 Jane Bullowa Service and Leadership Award. The Staff/Curriculum Development Network serves […]

Ag PTECH freshmen build garden for nursing home

June 13, 2018 | Filed in Archive

Ag PTECH freshmen on Monday — their last day of school before exams — visited the St. Johnsville Nursing Home to talk with residents and build wheelchair-accessible gardens for them. In small groups, the students “interviewed” the residents about different aspects of agriculture and the changes they have seen during their lifetimes. Each group had […]

Students showcase business plans at Entrepreneurship Expo

June 7, 2018 | Filed in Archive

PTECH hosted its first-ever Entrepreneurship Expo on May 31, a culmination of the work students have done developing their own business plans. Throughout the school year, students in Michael LaMastra’s Entrepreneurship class developed their concepts for businesses and created marketing and financial plans for their companies. Some of the plans conceptualized by students featured at […]

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