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COVID-19/coronavirus information

June 25, 2020 | Filed in Archive

Current updates regarding coronavirus To help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, access to the HFM BOCES main campus remains limited to essential personnel at this time. Social distancing and the wearing of a face covering are required. Employees: Do NOT enter the building unless you have prior approval from your supervisor. Visitors: If you require assistance, […]

Congratulations to the Adirondack Academy graduates

June 17, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Adirondack Academy, HFM Top Stories

Congratulations to the graduates at Adirondack Academy! ADK faculty, staff and administrators visited homes to help the graduates celebrate while staying a safe distance from one another. It was a year like no other but you guys did it! Thank you to everyone for your hard work and dedication! The graduates are: Logan VanDyke, Ralph […]

Ag PTECH presents annual awards with virtual ceremony

June 17, 2020 | Filed in Archive

Agriculture PTECH hosted its annual awards night in a virtual format on June 11, announcing awards winners in several categories with an online slideshow. This year’s award winners are: Agriculture Awards Ag Enthusiast 9th- Dakota Witzke 10th- Iven Beam, Isaac Beam Future Agriculturalist 9th- Caden Douglas 10th- Aimee Morse Art Awards Artistic Achiever 9th- Kamdyn […]

HFM thanks employees for their years of service

June 16, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Top Stories

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, HFM BOCES will not hold its annual Closing Day ceremony this year. The entire organization, however, would like to thank our recent retirees and our current employees who have reached milestones in their years service to our students and communities. 2019-20 Retirees Gregory Baldwin, Bus Driver, Effective: 7/24/2019 Deborah Booth, […]

Johnstown launches superintendent search

June 12, 2020 | Filed in Archive

The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education has officially launched the search for a new superintendent of schools. The position is now posted on several education job boards with professional organizations including the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS), the New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS), the New York State […]

Students present marketing pitches to PTECH business partner

May 26, 2020 | Filed in Archive
Students present marketing pitches to PTECH business partner

Much like a team from a marketing firm making its pitch to a potential client, each group of HFM PTECH students in Sandra Barkevich’s Principles of Business class took their turn this past week laying out their plan for boosting sales and customer satisfaction for Flooring Authority, one of the school’s business partners. Though the […]

Ruberti named Amsterdam superintendent

April 28, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Top Stories
Ruberti named Amsterdam superintendent

The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education has named a local school district administrator and lifelong area resident to be its next superintendent of schools. Richard Ruberti Jr., the current superintendent of the Wheelerville Union Free School District, was appointed by the Amsterdam board Tuesday, April 28. He will assume the superintendent’s position in […]

Video: We Miss Our Students

April 17, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories

The HFM BOCES Special Education Division made this video to say hi to all our students! We miss you everyday and can’t wait to see you again! 

Schools closed through May 15, At-home learning to continue

April 17, 2020 | Filed in Archive

On Thurday, April 16, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order extending the statewide school closures through Friday, May 15. (Please note, on May 1, statewide school closures were extended to the end of the school year.) During the extended closures, schools are required to provide alternative instructional options (at-home learning), distribution and availability of […]

HFM BOCES instructor producing PPE for local healthcare workers

April 10, 2020 | Filed in Archive
HFM BOCES instructor producing PPE for local healthcare workers

  With the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) surging during the COVID-19 pandemic, HFM BOCES teacher Zac Carrico has been working to produce and assemble protective face shields for healthcare workers. This week, he delivered the first batch — about 30 face shields — to the Respiratory Therapy Department at St. Mary’s Hospital in […]