Adult Education and Programs
Periodically, the district offers a variety
of courses and programs for community members taught by local
experts. For updates on courses, times, cost, and how to
register, check this page, or the district newsletter.
Fitness Center now open
The Fitness Center,
located in the Jr./Sr. High School, hosted an open house on Jan.
3 and 4. Community members toured the new facility, received training
in the use of the
equipment, and registered for center membership.
Hours of operation and a fee schedule.
Fort Plain Pacers walking program
4th annual kickoff for the Pacers took place on Wednesday, Nov.
MVP Healthcare is a co-sponsor of the Pacers
program again this year. MVP's Kristine Lindahl will lead the group
in strength and balance exercises. There will be giveaways including
pedometers and dynabands plus light refreshments. All are welcome.
Want to join? Come to Harry Hoag weekday evenings
Monday - Thursday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and sign up with any of the
program staff. The program runs from November to April. If you
haven't walked at the school in awhile, take this opportunity to get
back in the exercise habit.
The Pacers program
began in 2007 as a year-round way for Fort Plain area people to
improve their health by incorporating walking into their daily
For more information, contact Superintendent of Schools Douglas
Burton at (518) 993-4000, or Sue Manclow, Pacers Kiosk Staff Member
G.E.D. HOME STUDY ( HFM BOCES Office of
Adult Literacy and Corrections Education)
These programs are
designed for working adults who cannot attend classes as scheduled
and for those with transportation, childcare, and mobility
challenges. Students record scheduled programming from the local PBS
affiliate, WMHT; use print materials; and use World Wide Web
resources to aid their study program.
provide guidance through telephone contact, personal interaction,
and homework packages designed for each student and exchanged at HFM
BOCES and other locations. These programs are free and available
only to adults 21 and older. Students are responsible for buying
For more information,
call 736-4340. Voice mail is available after traditional hours. Leave
name, address, age and phone number on voice mail.
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