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HFM CTE students place in career skills competition, advance to state level

HFM CTE students place in career skills competition, advance to state level

Eight seniors from the HFM Career and Technical Center recently earned honors at the regional SkillsUSA competition, including two students who clinched first place awards. The regional SkillsUSA competition was held March 14 at the Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia and Schenectady Community College. Those earning awards were: First Place Anna King, of Mayfield, […]

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HFM students meet with local graduate now working for Disney

HFM students meet with local graduate now working for Disney

Students at the HFM Career and Technical Center Monday, March 12, had the opportunity to learn about the career path one local graduate took to become a cosmetologist working with such clients as Chewbacca, Moana and the Little Mermaid. Nicole Glover, a 2012 Gloversville High School graduate, who also completed the HFM Cosmetology program, now […]

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HFM digital multimedia students create cover designs for state publication

HFM digital multimedia students create cover designs for state publication

When the New York State Department of Labor wanted an updated and professional look for a new instructional guide they were developing, they turned to students at the HFM Career and Technical Center to find what they were looking for. At the request of the Labor Department, Digital Multimedia and Communications seniors Christopher Finley, of […]

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K-9 officers visit Criminal Justice and Veterinary Science students

February 15, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Career & Technical Education
K-9 officers visit Criminal Justice and Veterinary Science students

The Amsterdam Police Department visited the HFM Career and Technical Center Tuesday, Feb. 13 to speak with students in the Criminal Justice and Veterinary & Animal Science programs. They provided a demonstration and spoke with the students law enforcement techniques and dog training. Thank you to Sgt. Carl Rust and officers AJ Fiorillo, Keelan Zyzes and K-9s […]

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HFM construction students build bookcases for charity

February 13, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Career & Technical Education
HFM construction students build bookcases for charity

Students in the HFM Career and Technical Center’s Construction Technology program recently used their skills to help a charity that benefits veterans and troops overseas. The construction students built four large bookcases for donation to the Clifton Park-based Books for Troop, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that send books to troops stationed overseas and to veterans […]

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EnCon students stock classroom tanks with native fish

February 12, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Career & Technical Education
EnCon students stock classroom tanks with native fish

Students in the HFM Career and Technical Center’s Environmental Conservation program recently finished stocking their classroom fish tanks with native species including bass, perch and fathead minnows. On Jan. 25, Environmental Conservation students took a field trip to Hickling’s Fish Farm in Edmeston, N.Y. to collect the fish and tour the facility to learn about […]

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HFM Environmental Conservation students to begin fish stocking program

January 8, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Career & Technical Education
HFM Environmental Conservation students to begin fish stocking program

The HFM Career and Technical Center’s Environmental Conservation program will soon expand its opportunities for students to include fish stocking and aquatic habitat creation. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation recently awarded the program a permit, which will allow students to stock their classroom tanks and a soon-to-be created outdoor pond with native […]

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Utica Zoo visits HFM Vet and Animal Science program

Utica Zoo visits HFM Vet and Animal Science program

An educator from the Utica Zoo visited the HFM Career and Technical Center’s new Veterinary and Animal Science program teaching students about several different animals and career opportunities available in the animal care field. Zoo Educator Nicolette Hajdasz visited juniors in the program Tuesday, Nov. 7. A 2011 graduate of New Hartford High School, Hajdasz attended the Veterinary  […]

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HFM Criminal Justice students visit 9-11 memorial

September 12, 2017 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
HFM Criminal Justice students visit 9-11 memorial

Observing the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Criminal Justice students at the HFM Career and Technical Center visited the World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial at Fulton-Montgomery Community College Monday. Installed on the F-MCC campus during the summer of 2016, the memorial features a 33-foot section of the communications antenna from the North […]

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Puppy daycare and socialization available at HFM Career & Technical Center

VIP: Very Important Puppy Daycare and Socialization Do you have a new puppy between 12 weeks and 6 months of age? Does your puppy need socialization and somewhere to go while you’re at work? The new Veterinary & Animal Science program at the HFM Career & Technical Center would love to help! You can schedule […]

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