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Schools to remain closed for the rest of the year, At-home learning to continue

School closures across New York State will remain in effect for the remainder of the academic school year, and distance learning for students will continue for the rest of the year as well, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, May 1. In addition to distance learning, districts will continue to provide distribution and availability of meals, […]

State announces June Regents exam and course requirement changes

Statement from HFM BOCES District Superintendent David Ziskin regarding June Regents Exams and course credit Due to the ongoing statewide closure of schools to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the New York State Education Department has announced the cancellation of all June 2020 Regents Examinations and adjusted requirements students must meet to earn diplomas and […]

Ag PTECH COVID-19 Closure Digital Learning Plan

March 17, 2020 | Filed in HFM AgPTECH

Starting Wednesday, March 18, and until the D.H. Robbins building reopens following the COVID-19 related closure, Ag PTECH will operate all courses online. Ag PTECH staff will continue regular instruction with all the support it normally provides to students. All classes will run online, either through group video chat, pre-recorded lecture, or another appropriate method […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ag PTECH student selected as delegate for national conservation forum

May 13, 2019 | Filed in HFM AgPTECH, HFM Top Stories
Ag PTECH student selected as delegate for national conservation forum

Ag PTECH sophomore Loretta Newcomer has been selected as a National Youth Delegate to the 2019 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University just outside Washington, D.C. Newcomer will join a select group of 300 students from across the country to participate in an intensive, week-long study of leadership in environmental science […]

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