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Local employer gives CTE students insight on career success

Local employer gives CTE students insight on career success

It takes more than technical skills to be successful in the workforce, a local employer recently told students at the HFM Career and Technical Center. That’s the message representatives from Alpin Haus reinforced when they visited local high school juniors and seniors at the CTC Wednesday, Oct. 16. “Energy, attitude, motivation, teamwork. No matter where […]

New standards, digital audio resources focus of BOCES school library training

October 8, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
New standards, digital audio resources focus of BOCES school library training

The HFM BOCES School Library System recently welcomed library media specialists and library staff for a day-long workshop focusing on student learning and engagement and the resources available through a new digital audio platform. On Sept. 25, more than 20 school library professionals attended the training and collaborated with colleagues on ways to implement the […]

School Secretary (Ag PTECH)

October 4, 2019 | Filed in Archive

The HFM Agriculture Pathways in Technology Early College High School (Ag PTECH) has an immediate opening for a school secretary. Located in St. Johnsville in the former D.H. Robbins Elementary School, AG PTECH is an educational program open to high school students from the HFM region. This is a full-time, 12-month position. Successful candidates will […]

Ag PTECH students participate in wellness workshops

September 26, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM AgPTECH, HFM Top Stories
Ag PTECH students participate in wellness workshops

The Mental Health Association in Fulton and Montgomery Counties brought its Community Mental Health Promotion team to Ag PTECH on Wednesday to host wellness workshops to help combat the stigma surrounding mental health. Freshmen and sophomores participated in four sessions: Youth power (teaches youth empowerment and using appropriate communication) Healthy relationships Effective and open communication […]

Video: CTE Open House set for Oct. 3

September 25, 2019 | Filed in Archive

The HFM Career and Technical Center will host an Open House on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. All are welcome. embedded Youtube video regarding open house

Sept. 17 College Fair to feature more than 70 colleges and universities

September 12, 2019 | Filed in Archive

The annual Tri-County Counselors Association College Fair is set for Tuesday, Sept. 17 in the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Physical Education Building. During the free event, high school students and parents and will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 70 colleges and universities. The event will also feature an optional workshop in […]

Digital job skills training available for English language learners

September 10, 2019 | Filed in Archive

HFM BOCES is offering a new computer and internet skills course to help adult English language learners who are seeking employment in the workforce. The course will help adult students prepare for the IC3 Certification Exam and earn their Digital Literacy Certificate, which indicates to employers that candidates have essential computer and internet skills needed […]

Adirondack Academy October menus

August 25, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM Adirondack Academy

Click here for a printer-friendly October breakfast menu Click here for a printer-friendly October lunch menu All students eat for free. Adult price $2.70 for breakfast and $4.25 for lunch. FARM 2 SCHOOL – HARVEST OF THE MONTH- LOCALLY GROWN APPLES Oct. 1  Breakfast: Super Bread Fruit Variety Lunch: General Tso Chicken Rice Bowl Seasoned […]

WATCH: What is project based learning?

August 9, 2019 | Filed in Archive

The HFM BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School programs (PTECH) use project based learning as way of teaching curriculum material. Watch the video to find out how students take the lead in their learning through this practice.

“Best Buds” pilot program a success

July 30, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
“Best Buds” pilot program a success

A pilot program at the Mayfield Elementary School this year saw sixth graders give up some recess time but that didn’t mean there was less fun being had. Beginning in January, Mayfield sixth graders partnered with the HFM BOCES Special Education classes at the school to pilot the “Best Buds” program. Once a month, during […]

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