From his freshman year, Shain Krutz, who will be a fourth-year HFM PTECH student this fall, envisioned his school’s courtyard as a place for students to work independently, collaborate on projects and to simply get outside during the school day. So, he set out to create just that, making it his Eagle Scout project. The […]
Twenty-four students from eight school districts have completed the Hamilton Fulton Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School program during the 2018-19 school year, earning their high school diplomas and associate degrees. Students finishing the program this year earned all of their high school credits and met New York State requirements for a Regents […]
The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection of current Fort Plain Superintendent David W. Ziskin, Ed.D., to be the new HFM BOCES District Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Ziskin’s appointment was on the HFM BOCES Board of Education’s May 29 meeting agenda. The board voted unanimously in favor of […]
PTECH freshmen and sophomores researched different kinds of cancer and showcased their findings at booths in the Jansen Avenue School gymnasium during the school’s Cancer Awareness Fair on Nov. 18. Representatives from St. Mary’s Cancer Screening Services were on hand to provide information and signups for screenings they provide for those without health insurance. The […]
Students from PTECH’s new Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended the fall district meeting in Albany on Oct. 28. Students had the opportunity meet with FBLA members from other schools and network while learning more about the organization and skills necessary for success in business and careers.
The Third Thursday Professional Series for sophomores is continuing this year as part of the mentorship program at PTECH. The series kicked off with four business mentors coming in to discuss “Writing and Developing a Resume” with groups of students on Oct. 27. Upcoming dates and topics for the program are as follows: Nov. 17: […]
PTECH sophomores recently were tasked with creating a new ice cream flavor for Penny Lick Ice Cream that would have a New York theme and cost-effective ingredients that could be easily obtained locally. On Sept. 20, the groups of students presented their inventive flavors to a panel that included Kathleen Clark of the local Washburn […]
Two Knox Middle School teachers have been selected to participate in a yearlong teacher residency program at the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH). Jennifer VonderHeide, a history teacher, and Amy LaMena, a science teacher, are co-teaching with PTECH teachers and be fully integrated with the staff at the school for […]
Sophomores in the PTECH program had the opportunity to meet with their business mentors today at the Jansen Avenue School. This is the first of several opportunities this year that the students will interact in person, and they will communicate virtually more frequently.
HFM PTECH freshmen and sophomores marked their first day of the 2016-17 school year today at the Jansen Avenue School in Johnstown. This is the third year the regional school has welcomed 50 new students into the program.