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Business and Education Partnership gives annual awards

July 20, 2018 | Filed in HFM AgPTECH, HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
Business and Education Partnership gives annual awards

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Education Partnership on Thursday gave its annual business partner and business professional of the year awards to Hu-Hill Farm and Sean Piasecki. Sean Piasecki, president of Eastern Medical Support, was recognized as the Business Professional of the Year, while Hu-Hill Farm, operated by Ryan, Rob and Shirley Hudyncia, […]

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PTECH programs set to receive extended state funding

PTECH programs across New York that receive state grant funding – including three programs in the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery region – will receive additional state funds to continue operation for up to 11 more years, and possibly permanently. In 2013, New York State launched the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or PTECH, program, awarding 16 […]

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PTECH students getting job experience at BOCES front desk

February 23, 2018 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
PTECH students getting job experience at BOCES front desk

If you visit or call HFM BOCES any weekday between 3 and 5 p.m., you’ll likely be greeted by one of two HFM PTECH students who man the front desk and phone on alternating afternoons. Jasmine Tate, a 17-year-old senior from Gloversville, and Conner Hutchinson, a 17-year-old junior from Amsterdam, were selected for the after-school […]

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Donations sought for business clothing drive

October 3, 2017 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

HFM PTECH’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter is hosting a business clothing drive throughout the month of October. Gently used and new clothing will be accepted for donation during school hours and other times by appointment at the PTECH school, 305 Jansen Ave., Johnstown. Items collected will be used for the business clothing […]

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PTECH students to receive free meals

November 29, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH

Thanks to federal funding, all students in the HFM PTECH program will receive free breakfast and lunch throughout this school year. U.S. Department of Agriculture funding – made available through New York State – will make free meals available to all students in the program regardless of family income. No paperwork will be required from […]

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Students educate public with Cancer Awareness Fair

November 29, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

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 […]

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Students present plans to redevelop Sherman’s Park

November 8, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

PTECH freshmen and sophomores prepared proposals for redeveloping the now defunct Sherman’s Park on Caroga Lake and presented their proposals to the Sherman’s Advisory Committee on Nov. 1 and 2. The students recently visited the former family attraction, which has not been operational for many years, to assess the facilities and environment. They then developed business plans for […]

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PTECH’s FBLA chapter attends regional meeting

November 3, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH
PTECH’s FBLA chapter attends regional meeting

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.

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PTECH business mentors discuss resume building with students

November 3, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

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: […]

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PTECH sophomores pitch new ice cream flavors

September 27, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

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 […]

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