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    Michele Kelley-4/21/14
BPHS Team Qualifies for Team America Rocketry Challenge National Fly-Off
A team from Broadalbin-Perth High School is one of 100 in the country invited to participate in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) national fly-off on Saturday, May 10, at Great Meadow, The Plains, Va. Read More »

B-P Intermediate School Earns $1,000 Bonus from Hannaford Helps Schools

In 2013, Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School raised the most “School Dollars” in the community through the Hannaford Helps Schools program, and was rewarded with a $1,000 bonus check from the Amsterdam store. In all, BPIS earned $1,198 through the program.
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13 BPHS students to take home ‘Horsing Around with the Arts' awards

During Wednesday evening’s reception, 13 Broadalbin-Perth High School students will receive awards for the work they submitted to the “Horsing Around with the Arts” juried high school art show at the National Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs.
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AmeriGas Customers Can Turn Gallons into Dollars for The Learning Community at Broadalbin-Perth

The Learning Community at Broadablin-Perth is collecting AmeriGas receipts from residents as part of the propane company’s School Days program. Through the program, TLC can earn up to $2,000 for books, computers, art supplies and other classroom materials.
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Parent Today: Professional development days good for teachers, and students

Why do schools schedule professional development time for teachers during the school year? Find out in the latest article from Parent Today, which features B-P Superintendent of Schools Stephen Tomlinson. Not yet a Parent Today subscriber? Sign up to receive the FREE twice-monthly newsletter and all of Parent Today’s entertaining and informative articles at www.parenttoday.org; use District ID 12025.
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31 B-P Students Have Artwork Accepted Into ‘Horsing Around with the Arts’ Juried Show

B-P High School will be well-represented at the 20th annual Horsing Around with the Arts juried student art show, which runs for one month beginning April 23 at the National Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs. Thirty-one students had their drawings, paintings or sculptures accepted into the show.
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B-P Receives School Safety Award

Broadalbin-Perth is one of 133 school districts and Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) in New York to receive a 2014 School Safety Excellence Award from the Utica National Insurance Group.
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Eight B-P Odyssey of the Mind Teams Heading to Binghamton University for State Tournament

Of the 20 Broadalbin-Perth teams that competed for score at the Region 21 Odyssey of the Mind tournament on March 29, eight earned the right to participate in the New York State Tournament on Saturday, April 12, at Binghamton University.
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B-P Seniors Honored by Amsterdam Family Y

Amanda Bogardus, Luigi Magliocca, Marissa Tambasco and Mackenzie Young, all members of the Broadalbin-Perth Class of 2014, were honored April 4 during the Amsterdam Family Y’s annual Outstanding Senior Student & Educator awards ceremony and breakfast. Music teacher Jim McGarvey was the district’s nominee for the Outstanding Educator award.
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B-P Competitive Cheerleading Team Brings Home National Title

Broadalbin-Perth Central School District’s competitive cheerleading team won a national championship in the Small Varsity Non-Tumbling Division at the Eastern Cheer and Dance national competition in Williamsburg, Va., Sunday, April 6. Each team member received a medal, and the team brought home a trophy and banner.
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B-P 5th-Graders Get Hands On with Traveling Museum Math Lesson

Recently, instructors from the Scotia-Glenville Traveling Museum visited fifth-grade students from Katie Simonds and Brian Bakuzonis’ math classes at Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School to give them a chance to get hands-on with important math concepts.
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B-P Residents to Consider $31.5 Million Budget Proposal for the 2014-15 School Year

During a special meeting April 8, members of the Broadalbin-Perth Board of Education unanimously adopted a 2014-15 school budget proposal that calls for a 4.8 percent spending increase and the expansion of several student programs that would provide more opportunities for students in the STEAM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math). Qualified residents will vote on the proposed $31,501,242 spending plan on Tuesday, May 20.
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BPMS Team Competes in Drug Quiz Show

A group of Broadalbin-Perth Middle School eighth-graders participated in the 24th annual Fulton County Drug Quiz Show March 26 at the Holy Trinity School Hall in Johnstown.
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Book Club Helps BPIS Students Become Stronger Readers

During lunch Thursday, four Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School students gathered in Tammy Meyer’s classroom to eat and watch part of the movie Charlotte’s Web. The scene has become a lunchtime tradition as the students, all members of the BPIS Book Club, alternate reading high-quality children’s books with viewing scenes from movies based on the books.
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FMCC Regional Juried High School Art Show Accepts 11 Works from Broadalbin-Perth Students

At the annual Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FMCC) Regional Juried High School Art Show, 11 works by Broadalbin-Perth High School art students will be on display.
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BPMS STEM Students Get the Big Picture on Nanotechnology

Students in the Broadalbin-Perth eighth-grade STEM program on Friday got the chance to see just how big research and manufacturing of teeny-tiny things can be during Nano Career Day at SUNY-Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
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B-P Students Take Home Prizes from Science and Engineering Fair at RPI

Eight Broadalbin-Perth students competed in the Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on March 22, and four of them walked away with awards.
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B-P Spanish Students Teach the Art of Piñata-Making during March Mini-Course

Students from Megan Delia’s Spanish V class at Broadalbin-Perth High School took on the role of teachers for an after-school March Mini-Course at The Learning Community. The high schoolers volunteered their time to teach the younger students about piñatas, traditional Latin American papier-mâché figures filled with candy or toys.
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B-P Reading Teachers Wrap Up 'Reading Road Trip'

The Academic Intervention Services reading teachers at The Learning Community took a “Reading Road Trip” this month, stopping in during Team Time on Fridays to bring students up to speed on their adventures. The road stops at Team Time during March were part of National Reading Month activities, although Parents As Reading Partners (PARP) is hosting a year-long program at TLC.
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B-P Officials Optimistic about Latest 2014-15 Budget Draft

The current draft of Broadalbin-Perth Central School District’s 2014-15 budget proposal has a gap of $753,937 between projected revenues and expenditures. But district leaders are optimistic the gap can be closed without affecting programs or exceeding Broadalbin-Perth’s calculated tax levy limit of 2.14 percent.
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B-P Unveils New District Logos

The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District has a new look. During the March 17 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Stephen Tomlinson unveiled a set of new logos that he says the district will begin using immediately and exclusively.
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