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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 […]

HFM area classes will remain canceled until April 15

March 27, 2020 | Filed in Archive

Please note: On Monday, April 6, in continued response to the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all schools in New York State will remain closed through Wednesday, April 29.  On Friday, March 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he will extend his executive order directing the closure of schools across New York […]

Campus limited to essential personnel

To help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, access to the HFM BOCES main campus is limited to essential personnel at this time. Employees: Do NOT enter the building unless you have prior approval from your supervisor. Visitors: If you require assistance, you should refer to the Contact Us section of this website.  

Classes canceled for students March 16-March 31

March 15, 2020 | Filed in Archive

After consultation with local public health officials concerning the developing COVID-19 situation, school superintendents in the HFM BOCES area have announced the cancellation of classes in all districts in the region effective Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 31. (Please note, Gov. Cuomo’s March 27 executive order extends the closure until at least April 15.) […]

Indoor garden, horticulture knowledge growing quickly for Ag PTECH students

March 13, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM AgPTECH
Indoor garden, horticulture knowledge growing quickly for Ag PTECH students

It’s been just over a week, and an entire section of the agriculture classroom at Ag PTECH already is starting to look a lot like an active greenhouse. Using grant funds, the school recently purchased the 2445 Organics SuperGrow System, which consists of vertical stainless-steel racks with grow lights and trays that allow for water […]

PTECH programs to locate 9th- and 10th-graders in Glebe Street school

March 10, 2020 | Filed in Archive

Because of the changing needs of the Greater Johnstown School District, HFM PTECH programs will be based at Glebe Street Elementary School instead of Jansen Avenue Elementary School for the 2020-21 school year and beyond. The three HFM BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School programs — Agriculture PTECH in St. Johnsville, Foothills PTECH […]

Adirondack Academy March menus

February 28, 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, […]

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