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Abigail Jacobs

July 12, 2018 | Filed in Archive
Abigail Jacobs

Tell us a little about your background. I grew up in Fultonville and attended Fonda-Fultonville Central School. I played soccer and basketball in high school, participated in student government, did volunteer work and had a part-time job. I graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a Bachelor of Science in international studies, French, and political science. During […]

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HFM BOCES District Superintendent Patrick Michel to retire

July 11, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
HFM BOCES District Superintendent Patrick Michel to retire

After 33 years in public education, including seven as the district superintendent of HFM BOCES, Dr. Patrick Michel has announced he will retire next month. The HFM BOCES Board of Education during its annual reorganizational meeting Wednesday voted to accept Dr. Michel’s resignation. Dr. Michel’s last day at BOCES will be Aug. 10. Dr. Michel […]

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2018-19 CTE Calendar

July 5, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Career & Technical Education

2018-2019 CTE CALENDAR September Sept. 4 – Superintendent’s Conference Day Sept. 5 – Career & Technical Center Opens for Students Sept. 19 – TCCA College Fair @ FM (9:00 am-11:30 am & 6:00 pm-7:30 pm) October Oct. 3 – Red Cross Blood Drive Oct. 4 – Career & Technical Center Open House (5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Employees recognized at annual Closing Day

Employees recognized at annual Closing Day

HFM BOCES held its annual Closing Day activities Friday, June 22 to recognize several employees for their years of services and retirement and to share highlights from the past year. District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel thanked all the employees for their outstanding work.  “Our customers – our families, our children, our school districts – are very happy […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials awarded to HFM students

June 19, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
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 […]

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