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    Communications Staff-10/24/14
Fifth-graders use math to do a little shopping
On Friday, Oct. 17 fifth-grade students from three math classes combined to celebrate their work with decimals by doing a little shopping in the weekly grocery circulars. Read More »

Introducing BPTV: Watch all your favorite videos

Can’t get enough of the Class of 2014’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” video? Or maybe you missed the series of videos highlighting the efforts toward “Re-imagining Broadalbin-Perth.” Easy access to these classics is available through BPTV.
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Volleyball team wins Foothills Championship; other B-P teams in sectional playoffs

The Broadalbin-Perth varsity volleyball team defeated Hudson Falls on Tuesday to win the Foothills Volleyball Championship, and other B-P teams are headed to sectionals.
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State offers resources for combating heroin, opioid abuse

Heroin and opioid abuse is a rapidly growing problem in New York State and nationwide. New York's schools have been asked by the state departments of health, education, and alcoholism and substance abuse services to help raise awareness and share information about the risks, warning signs and resources available for help.
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National School Bus Safety Week: At my stop, you stop!

The wheels on the bus go ’round and ’round…and then some.

Of the 50 million American children who attend school each day, more than half (26 million) ride a yellow school bus to campus. That translates to a whole lot of wheels covering an immense swath of territory. According to the American School Bus Council, some 480,000 school buses log an estimated 5.76 billion miles each year. In the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District, students are transported about 378,560 miles annually.
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BPMS students encouraged to participate in yearbook fundraiser

The middle school fundraiser to help defray the cost of the yearbook will end this Friday, Oct. 24. All middle school students are encouraged to participate in this effort to sell pies, cheesecakes and cookie dough.
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Halloween Teen Scene event set at BPMS

The middle school is having a Halloween Teen Scene from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.
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Patriot Pink Out raises more than $5K

The Broadalbin-Perth High School boys soccer team raised $5,058 for the American Cancer Society through the 2014 Patriot Pink Out on Oct. 18.
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Students get up-close look at raptors

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, first- and second-grade students at The Learning Community were able to see birds of prey up close through the program “Silent Wings” through the Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York.
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Seventh-grader wins anti-bullying T-shirt contest

Hailey Lazier, a seventh-grade student at the middle school, won the school's anti-bullying T-shirt contest.
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BPHS SADD Club to host haunted house

The Broadalbin-Perth High School SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Club invites anyone who dares to a haunted house from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24
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BPHS offers ACT prep class

Broadalbin-Perth students interested in taking the ACT exam this year have an opportunity to take a prep class at school through Capital District Consulting. The sessions will be held 7-9 p.m., Nov. 12, 17, 19, 24, and Dec. 1 and 8, and the entire class costs $150 per student. Class size is limited, so students are encouraged to register online at CapitalDistrictConsulting.com. Interested students should talk with their school counselors if they have any questions related to this prep course or the ACT exam.

‘Successories’ initiative to recognize faculty, staff making a difference

Who helped you become a success? Ask any adult and, chances are, at least one person who makes the list was a teacher. Or a school bus driver. Or a coach.

“The individuals who work at Broadalbin-Perth schools have such an amazing impact on our students every day. Too often, their efforts go unnoticed or unappreciated. So, we wanted to provide an easy way for people to say ‘thank you’ whenever they feel as though a member of our faculty or staff is going above and beyond for our students,” said Superintendent of Schools Stephen Tomlinson.
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BPMS students win Prevention Council poster contest

Three Broadalbin-Perth Middle School students have been named winners in the YOUth DECIDE Poster Contest, which was sponsored by the HFM Prevention Council in conjunction with the New York Council on Problem Gambling.
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Pre-K classes visit YMCA as part of program

As part of its nearly $600,000 per year full-day pre-K grant, Broadalbin-Perth Central School District has partnered with the Fulton County YMCA to offer physical education programming for each of its four full-day pre-K classes.
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Parents encouraged to check ParentLink contact info

Broadalbin-Perth is now using ParentLink for all mass email and phone communications. Have you been receiving emails from your child's school? If not, please log in to your ParentLink account today using the login ID and password mailed to you over the summer and check to make sure you have a working email and phone number associated with your account. If you've misplaced your login ID or never received a letter, please contact the district communications office at 954-2640. Click here to log in to Parent Link