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PTECH students earn high school, college diplomas in 4 years

May 24, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
PTECH students earn high school, college diplomas in 4 years

Four years into the program, the Hamilton Fulton Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School has its first group of students completing the program. Twelve students, about 28 percent of the inaugural HFM PTECH class, have earned their associate degrees from Fulton Montgomery Community College and will receive their high school diplomas in the […]

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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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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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David Edwards honored for education service

May 11, 2018 | Filed in HFM Top Stories
David Edwards honored for education service

HFM BOCES and the Mayfield Central School District Board of Education held a ceremony Tuesday, May 8 to recognize the late Mr. David Edwards and his longtime service to school districts in the local area. Mr. Edwards served 37 years on the BOCES Board of Education, and was president of the board for several years […]

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Component districts approve 2018-19 HFM BOCES budget

April 26, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Top Stories

The HFM BOCES component school districts April 25 voted to approve the 2018-19 HFM BOCES administrative budget of $3,234,583. In addition, incumbent BOCES Board of Education members James Beirlein (Northville), Carmen Caraco (Mayfield) and Allan Turnbull (Fonda-Fultonville) were all reelected. Their new, three-year terms will begin July 1. The budget was approved by the component boards […]

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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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Ernie Clapper receives HFM BOCES Distinguished School Board Member Service Award

April 12, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
Ernie Clapper receives HFM BOCES Distinguished School Board Member Service Award

The HFM BOCES Board of Education presented Ernie Clapper, of Mayfield, with the inaugural David C. Edwards Distinguished School Board Member Service Award during a special presentation at the HFM BOCES Annual Meeting Wednesday, April 11. The HFM Board of Education established the new School Board Member Service Award this year in honor of former […]

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HFM BOCES Annual Meeting: Working together key to sustainability

April 12, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
HFM BOCES Annual Meeting: Working together key to sustainability

The HFM BOCES Board of Education hosted board members and administrators from its component school districts at its Annual Meeting Wednesday, April 11. HFM Board of Education President Joanne Freeman opened the meeting sharing some of the highlights from throughout the year noting student success in the two PTECH programs, Career and Technical Education, the […]

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HFM Career and Technical Center director earns statewide award

HFM Career and Technical Center director earns statewide award

HFM Career and Technical Center Director Jay A. DeTraglia has earned statewide recognition from the New York State Association of Career and Technical Educators. Noting his hard work and dedication, the association has named DeTraglia the 2018 Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year. “Mr. DeTraglia’s leadership has been outstanding. He has worked diligently […]

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