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Kingsboro Lumber connecting HFM Construction students with industry professionals

Kingsboro Lumber connecting HFM Construction students with industry professionals

The Kingsboro Lumber Co. and the HFM Career and Technical Center have formed a new partnership inviting building material manufacturers and wholesalers to share their insights into the construction industry directly with students. Recently, HFM Construction Technology Instructor Steve Derwin approached Donald Wicksell, the president and CEO of Kingsboro Lumber in Gloversville, for help arranging […]

Video: Check out the CTE programs available at HFM for 2020-21

Watch the video below and check out the many programs available at the HFM Career and Technical Center for the 2020-21 school year. The center offers 16 programs available to high school juniors and seniors in the HFM area.  This video was produced by the HFM Digital Multimedia and Communications program. Embedded Youtube video about […]

Amsterdam superintendent search underway

January 6, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Job Openings, HFM Top Stories

The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education has officially launched the search for a new superintendent of schools. The posting can be found at: www.hfmboces.org/AmsterdamSearch. The deadline to apply for the position is Feb. 20, 2020. The position is also posted on several education job boards with professional organizations including the School Administrators Association of […]

Adirondack Academy February/March menus

January 4, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Adirondack Academy

Click here for a printer-friendly March breakfast menu Click here for a printer-friendly March lunch menu All students eat for free. Adult price $2.70 for breakfast and $4.24 for lunch. FARM 2 SCHOOL – HARVEST OF THE MONTH- LOCALLY GROWN APPLES Feb. 24 Breakfast: Cinni Minis Lunch: Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwich with Tomato Soup, […]

HFM BOCES mourns passing of Board of Education President Joanne Freeman

December 18, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM Top Stories
HFM BOCES mourns passing of Board of Education President Joanne Freeman

Joanne Freeman, who served on the HFM BOCES Board of Education for nearly a decade, and was the board president for the past three years, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17 after a short illness. She was 65. “Joanne was passionate about education and cared deeply about students,” HFM BOCES District Superintendent David Ziskin said. “She […]

Search launched for Fort Plain superintendent

December 16, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM Job Openings, HFM Top Stories

The Fort Plain Central 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 […]

Transportation Coordinator

December 12, 2019 | Filed in Archive

The HFM BOCES Regional Transportation Service is seeking applicants for the position of transportation coordinator. This is a supervisory position involving responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the transportation system of school districts. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school, possession of a high school equivalency diploma, or a high school individual […]

HFM BOCES to offers High School Equivalency Exam in December

December 9, 2019 | Filed in Archive

HFM BOCES has seats available this month in two computer-based testing sessions for the New York State High School Equivalency (HSE) Exam, formerly known as GED. This is an opportunity for people who: want to take all 5 subtests; have taken the GED (2002-2013) or the TASC previously, yet still need to pass one or […]

Ag PTECH students receive academic honors

December 9, 2019 | Filed in Archive
Ag PTECH students receive academic honors

Students who earned Honor Roll status by achieving an 85 average or better and those who had perfect attendance for the first quarter of the school year received certificates and were treated to make-your-own sundaes. The students receiving recognition for Honor Roll status were: Olivia Gwozdz Makenzie Merendo Alexis Henderson Melanie Ramirez Aleisa Caraballo Blake […]

Students turn areas of interest into hands-on experiments

November 25, 2019 | Filed in Archive
Students turn areas of interest into hands-on experiments

  Bradley Jasewicz lugged several rocks up the hill from the creek that runs behind the school and brought them into his teacher’s classroom. One by one, he added them to two tubs of water, each with several goldfish swimming around inside. “They had nowhere to hide before,” Jasewicz said, submersing the rocks in the […]

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