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Students present marketing pitches to PTECH business partner

May 26, 2020 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
Students present marketing pitches to PTECH business partner

Much like a team from a marketing firm making its pitch to a potential client, each group of HFM PTECH students in Sandra Barkevich’s Principles of Business class took their turn this past week laying out their plan for boosting sales and customer satisfaction for Flooring Authority, one of the school’s business partners. Though the […]

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, […]

COVID-19/coronavirus information (updated 5/1)

May 1, 2020 | Filed in HFM Top Stories

Current updates regarding coronavirus (5/1) In continued response to the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on May 1 that 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. Read more […]

Ruberti named Amsterdam superintendent

April 28, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Top Stories
Ruberti named Amsterdam superintendent

The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education has named a local school district administrator and lifelong area resident to be its next superintendent of schools. Richard Ruberti Jr., the current superintendent of the Wheelerville Union Free School District, was appointed by the Amsterdam board Tuesday, April 28. He will assume the superintendent’s position in […]

Video: We Miss Our Students

April 17, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories

The HFM BOCES Special Education Division made this video to say hi to all our students! We miss you everyday and can’t wait to see you again! 

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.  

John Bishop appointed Fort Plain superintendent

March 20, 2020 | Filed in HFM Top Stories
John Bishop appointed Fort Plain superintendent

The Fort Plain Central School District Board of Education has announced its selection for the district’s next superintendent of schools. John Bishop, the current principal of the Poestenkill Elementary School in the Averill Park Central School District, was appointed as the new Fort Plain superintendent during a special Board of Education meeting Friday, March 20. […]

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