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Teachers of Tomorrow Food Drive ongoing through Nov. 18

Students enrolled in the Careers in Education program at the HFM Career and Technical Center are currently holding a food drive with collection sites at six local high schools and the HFM Career and Technical Center. Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected until Nov. 18 in the Careers in Education classroom on the […]

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.  This spring, Julian Martes, a Johnstown student enrolled in the Digitial Multimedia and Communications program […]

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, […]

HFM Board of Education formally appoints new district superintendent

May 30, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
HFM Board of Education formally appoints new district superintendent

The HFM BOCES Board of Education Wednesday, May 29, formally appointed current Fort Plain Superintendent David Ziskin to be the new HFM BOCES District Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer. The board voted unanimously in favor of the appointment. He’s set to begin his official duties with HFM BOCES August 5.  To learn more about Dr. […]

HFM School Library System honors two principals and outgoing director

May 23, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
HFM School Library System honors two principals and outgoing director

The HFM BOCES School Library System (SLS) honored two local principals and its longtime director, who will retire this summer, during the System’s 27th Annual Awards Luncheon Wednesday, May 22. During this year’s luncheon, Elizabeth Hanan, Principal of the Lynch Literacy Academy in Amsterdam, and Robert Kraemer, Principal of Johnstown’s Knox Junior High School, were […]

Dorman Reese receives HFM BOCES Distinguished School Board Member Service Award

April 4, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
Dorman Reese receives HFM BOCES Distinguished School Board Member Service Award

The HFM BOCES Board of Education presented Dorman Reese, of Wells, with the David C. Edwards Distinguished School Board Member Service Award during a special presentation at the HFM BOCES Annual Meeting Wednesday, April 3. The HFM Board of Education established the School Board Member Service Award last year in honor of former BOCES board […]

Fort Plain educators honored at BOCES School Library System Awards

May 21, 2018 | Filed in HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
Fort Plain educators honored at BOCES School Library System Awards

A team of Fort Plain Junior-Senior High School teachers, which works together to teach an immersive, co-curricular unit on immigration, was honored during the 26th Annual HFM BOCES School Library System Awards Luncheon Thursday, May 17. This year’s Collaborative Teacher of the Year Award was presented to reading teacher Kevin Bogus, special education teacher Adam […]

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