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Employees recognized at annual Closing Day

Employees recognized at annual Closing Day

HFM BOCES held its annual Closing Day activities Friday, June 22 to recognize several employees for their years of services and retirement and to share highlights from the past year. District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel thanked all the employees for their outstanding work.  “Our customers – our families, our children, our school districts – are very happy […]

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Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials awarded to HFM students

June 19, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials awarded to HFM students

The HFM BOCES Special Education Division held a year-end graduation and celebration Monday, June 18 awarding six students their Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials. “The students that we honor here today have exhibited perseverance as they have taken on a variety of challenges and then prepared to take on new ones. They have exemplified the ability to […]

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BOCES students win regional essay contest

June 14, 2018 | Filed in HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
BOCES students win regional essay contest

Congratulations to Daniel Wolfe and Garrick Seyfreid for placing 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in the 2018 Memorial Day Essay Contest, sponsored by the Betz, Rossi, Bellinger and Stewart Family Funeral Homes. The annual contest is for students in middle and high schools in Montgomery and Fulton counties. This year’s theme was, “What does the word ‘veterans’ […]

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HFM employees walk and run to raise money for charity

HFM employees walk and run to raise money for charity

Nearly 30 HFM BOCES employees and friends participated in the annual CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge Thursday, May 17. The 3.5-mile road race is held to promote health and fitness in the workplace. A group of HFM employees participate in the event annually. Proceeds from the race go to non-profit organizations including the Hudson-Mohawk Road Runners […]

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McNab students hatch chicks during schoolwide project

May 16, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
McNab students hatch chicks during schoolwide project

Students at the HFM BOCES McNab School in Gloversville successfully hatched 15 chicks during a schoolwide incubation project. The first chick hatched May 13. The incubators and eggs were provided to the school by a local resident, who will also take the chickens to raise. Incubation projects such as this help teach students about the […]

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HFM students and employees raise money for wounded veterans

HFM students and employees raise money for wounded veterans

The recent HFM BOCES Jeans Day fundraiser raised approximately $600 to benefit wounded veterans and their families. On Nov. 9 staff and students donated $5 or $1 and wore jeans to school to raise money for the Wounded Warrior project. Anyone who has not turned in their money, so far, is encouraged to do so […]

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HFM BOCES Special Education students see exceptional academic growth

June 16, 2017 | Filed in HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
HFM BOCES Special Education students see exceptional academic growth

With the introduction of a new web-based curriculum and a 1:1 technology initiative now fully implemented, educators with the HFM BOCES Special Education Division are seeing dramatic improvements in student performance. Last year, BOCES Special Education staff began using a web-based curriculum, i-Ready, and rolled out the beginning of 1:1 technology across the division. Now, […]

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