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    Communications Staff-6/16/15
Broadalbin-Perth graduates 125 members of the Class of 2015
Take chances. Be significant. Never stop at “good enough.” These are just some of the words of wisdom given to the 125 members of the Broadalbin-Perth Class of 2015 during their commencement ceremony on Friday, June 26 Read More »

Broadalbin-Perth auditorium named for retiring Principal Blowers

The Broadalbin-Perth High School auditorium has a new name.

During Friday’s graduation, the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education dedicated the high school auditorium to the school’s retiring beloved principal, naming the facility the Margaret Robin Blowers Auditorium.
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BPIS recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship: Certified School

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship: Certified School for educating its students to be safe, smart and ethical digital citizens.
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Summer reading program kicks off with 'campfire' stories

Students at The Learning Community on Monday, June 22, kicked off the summer reading program by sitting around a "roaring campfire" listening to camping and summertime stories from the teachers they will have next year teachers.
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B-P faculty and staff recognized at year-end program

Faculty and staff at the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District closed out the 2014-15 school year at an employee recognition program Thursday, June 25, where many among them received accolades for their service to the district.
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Summer drama deadline extended to June 30

A summer drama program is being offered to students in second through ninth grade. The deadline to sign up has been extended to June 30. The program runs July 6-Aug. 14 and costs $150 per student. Tryouts for "Beauty and the Beast Jr" will take place during the first week of the program. For more information and to register, download the form.

Reading challenge ends with a splash, leaves Mr. Casey water-logged

As a reward for meeting a yearlong challenge to read 1.5 million pages during the course of the school year, all Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School students who read the minimum 2,100 pages got a free shot at Principal Dan Casey in the dunk tank Tuesday, June 23.
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B-P Education Foundation awards grant to expand 1,000 Book Club

The Broadalbin-Perth Education Foundation has awarded its latest grant to The Learning Community Building Improvement Team to expand and re-launch the 1,000 Book Club at the school.
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Sports Booster Club announces scholarship recipients

The Sports Booster Club announces it has awarded scholarships for $75 to 11 BPHS seniors. Two seniors also have been awarded the Glenn Aery Scholarship.
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Target program provides schools money for messages thanking teachers

Do you know a teacher who goes above and beyond every day? Why not thank them and help your child’s school at the same time? Target’s “Thanks a Billion” campaign is rewarding schools for each thank-you message it receives.
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Second-graders race recycled cars

Second-graders in Christine Plunkett’s Exploring Student Potential program found out which recycled materials make the best race cars when they culminated their engineering unit “Go Green Recycled Racers” with a derby on Tuesday, June 9.
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BPHS students named county Athletes of the Year

BPHS seniors Jake Coveney and Chelsea LeBlanc have been named the male and female Athletes of the Year and were recently honored at the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce Sports Award Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Johnstown.
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Sixth-grader wins Humane Society writing contest

BPMS sixth-grader Lynxe Brownell has been selected as a student winner in the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society's “Be Kind to Animals” writing contest.
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ECHS students present projects, graduate from program

Broadalbin-Perth High School students who attend the Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College High School presented their capstone projects today at TEC-SMART in Malta. Seniors in the program also participated in a graduation ceremony.
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Brooks to succeed retiring Principal Blowers starting July 1

Mark Brooks, current assistant principal at Guilderland High School, will succeed 2011 New York State High School Principal of the Year Margaret Robin Blowers as principal at Broadalbin-Perth High School on July 1, Superintendent of Schools Stephen Tomlinson announced Wednesday.
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BPIS celebrates Wellness Day with activities galore

Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School students on Friday, June 5, took part in the school's annual Wellness Day.
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2nd-graders host science fair at TLC

Second-graders at The Learning Community displayed a variety of science projects at the science fair Friday, June 5.
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$1,000 Walmart grant to benefit PBIS program at high school

The Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Committee at the high school was awarded a $1,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Community Grants Team at the Gloversville Supercenter Store No. 1806.
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BPHS Concert Choir earns top honors at music festival

The Broadalbin-Perth High School Concert Choir earned top honors at the Trills and Thrills Music Festival in Chestertown on Friday, May 29.
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BPMS OM team competes at World Finals

Members of the state champion Odyssey of the Mind team from Broadalbin-Perth Middle School have returned from the World Finals in Michigan, finishing 17th overall among the 63 teams they competed against.
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Third round of 'Successories' honorees named

A third round of honorees in the “Successories” program has been selected.

Superintendent of Schools Stephen Tomlinson randomly drew a $25 restaurant gift certificate winner from each school from among the completed “Successories” forms that recognize faculty and staff members for helping others become a success.
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Straight-A Luncheon honors middle school students

Middle school students were recently honored for their academic achievements during a Straight-A Luncheon at the Raindancer restaurant.
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First-graders host fundraiser to help them 'adopt' baby elephant

First-graders in Cindy Hartney’s class recently held an elephant-themed fundraiser to help them adopt a baby elephant named Ndotto.
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Broadalbin-Perth names Class of 2015 Top 10

Broadalbin-Perth High School has named its Class of 2015 Top 10, all of whom have earned a grade point average higher than 96 percent.
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Broadalbin-Perth selected for national communications survey pilot

Broadalbin-Perth Central School District has been selected to participate in the pilot of the School Communications Performance Evaluation (SCoPE), a new set of surveys to evaluate the district’s communications. Community members, parents of current students, and faculty and staff can take the surveys by clicking here.

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BPMS students' 'My Favorite Teacher' essays garner honors

BPMS eighth-grader Kiran Singh recently won the Saratoga Barnes & Noble “My Favorite Teacher” contest for an essay she wrote about teacher Kelly DiNatale. Other students who were recognized for their efforts in the contest were Ricky Kaufman, who wrote about Sandy Kopec; Caitlin Murray, who wrote about Caitlin Richards; and Ava Naple, who also wrote about Mrs. DiNatale.
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District launches social media campaign to honor retiring principal Mrs. Blowers

After nearly 30 years as an educator in the Broadalbin-Perth School District — including 18 as principal of the high school — Margaret Robin Blowers is retiring.

To show Mrs. Blowers how much her investment in Broadalbin-Perth has meant, the district invites community members, parents, students and alumni to honor her via social media through the end of June.
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Register your child for Pre-K or Kindergarten

The Learning Community at Broadalbin-Perth is now accepting registrations for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year. Parents who would like to register their child for school should call The Learning Community office at 954-2650.
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