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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 […]

Help offered for those with anxiety and other issues related to COVID-19

The Family Counseling Center has implemented a Warm Line for those with anxiety, isolation, and other issues related to COVID-19. The phone number is 518-725-4310, ext. 333. The Warm Line will be operating from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The line will be staffed by […]

At-home learning resources available

HFM BOCES programs have developed a variety of resources for parent-guided and self-guided learning for our students while classes are canceled. Click here to access the At-Home Resources These resources are available to parents and students in shared Google folders. Instructors may continue to upload additional resources moving forward. Check back regularly for more additions.  […]

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.  

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 […]

HFM BOCES opens 2019-20 school year under new leadership

September 3, 2019 | Filed in HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
HFM BOCES opens 2019-20 school year under new leadership

HFM BOCES welcomed faculty and staff for the start of the 2019-20 school year during its annual Opening Day activities Tuesday, Sept. 3. New District Superintendent Dr. David Ziskin, who officially began his duties with HFM on Aug. 5, welcomed the large crowd, which included employees from all of HFM’s divisions. HFM Board of Education […]

Video: What sets Adirondack Academy apart from traditional schools?

Adirondack Academy is specifically designed to help students who have encountered obstacles in the regular school setting. ADK’s alternative education emphasizes small class sizes and close relationships with teachers, staff and administrators in order to help students graduate high school.  In spring 2019, Julian Martes, then a Johnstown senior enrolled in the Digital Multimedia and […]

Employees recognized during Closing Day activities

June 26, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
Employees recognized during Closing Day activities

HFM BOCES held its annual Closing Day activities Wednesday, June 26 recognizing several employees for years of service milestones, retirements and to share highlights from the past year. Interim District Superintendent Anita Murphy opened the event thanking all the employees for their dedication. “I want to applaud you all for the work that you do […]

Fourth Annual Student Recognition Dinner honors nearly 60 students

June 4, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
Fourth Annual Student Recognition Dinner honors nearly 60 students

Fulton-Montgomery Community College and Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES hosted the Fourth Annual Student Recognition Dinner Monday, June 3 honoring nearly 60 outstanding seniors from area high schools. Honorees were selected to attend the awards dinner to recognize their academic and personal achievements during high school. Districts nominating students for recognition were Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth, Canajoharie, Fonda-Fultonville, Fort Plain, […]

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