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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. Read More »

Summer drama open to students in grades 2-9

A summer drama program is being offered to students in second through ninth grade. 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.

Residents approve Broadalbin-Perth’s proposed budget for 2015-16

By a vote of 536 to 279, residents of the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District approved the district’s proposed $32,853,911 budget for the 2015-16 school year. The approved budget calls for a 4.29 percent increase in spending from the 2014-15 school year and a 2.23 percent tax levy increase, which is at the district’s calculated tax levy “cap.”
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B-P seeks nominations for Outstanding Patriot of the Year awards

This June, the Broadalbin-Perth Board of Education will honor three district employees as Outstanding Patriots of the Year. The board is seeking nominations for the awards from parents, students, staff, residents, alumni — anyone who knows a Broadalbin-Perth faculty or staff member who deserves recognition.
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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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Crash victim Bailey Wind delivers cautionary message to BPHS students

Bailey Wind, a 2013 North Colonie graduate who survived a 2012 car crash that took the lives of her boyfriend and best friend, spoke with Broadalbin-Perth High School students Friday, May 15 about the dangers of drunken driving, texting while driving and speeding.
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Coin drive to help BPMS Odyssey of the Mind team get to World Finals

The state champion Odyssey of the Mind team from Broadalbin-Perth Middle School is looking for community support to help get them to the 2015 World Finals May 20-23 at Michigan State University. The five-person team is holding a coin drive this week to help pay for the trip, which costs approximately $1,000 per person, including travel, room and board.
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BPMS wins Fulton County Elks Drug Quiz Show

Five Broadalbin-Perth Middle School students participated in the Elks Drug Quiz Show on May 6.
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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 Wind Wizards win 4th place at Eastern Regional Finals in Virginia

After winning first place April 18 at the KidWind Challenge at GE in Schenectady, the Wind Wizards from Broadalbin-Perth Middle School have taken home fourth place from the Eastern Regional Finals.
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BPHS art students win prizes at 'Horsin Around with the Arts' show

Several Broadalbin-Perth High School art students earned honors in the 21st annual "Horsing Around with the Arts” juried student art show at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Saratoga Springs.
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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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Jackie Robinson’s daughter visits BPIS to recognize student

Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, visited B-P Intermediate School on Monday, April 27, to recognize fifth-grader Sophia Renaud, winner of the national essay contest Breaking Barriers.
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BPHS teacher, seniors honored at YMCA event

The Amsterdam Family YMCA honored a Broadalbin-Perth teacher and five BPHS students at its recent Outstanding Senior Student and Educator Awards Program.
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Board approves 2015-16 calendar

The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education on Monday, April 20, approved the district calendar for the 2015-16 school year.

View the calendar.

First-graders present habitat projects

First-grade classes at The Learning Community recently marked the end of their habitats unit for Listen and Learn by presenting their research on specific habitats to each other.
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BPIS students compete in Amazing Math Race

Students in grades 3-5 raced around Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School on Thursday, April 16, as part of the second annual Amazing Math Race. At each stop, students had to answer challenging math word problems before receiving the clue to their next location.
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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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