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    Communications Staff-10/7/14
Homecoming events a success
Friday’s Homecoming Parade and football game attracted a large crowd, and the Sports Booster Club wishes to thank all who volunteered and participated to make the event a success. Read More »

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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FIT challenges community to get in the race to help neighbors

Whether it helps pay the rent, ease the burden of some medical bills or fund a much-needed weekend away, there’s no doubt the money raised by Saturday’s Great Sacandaga Challenge — Run for Life will touch the lives of some neighbors in need.
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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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District taking precautions after MRSA diagnoses

The Broadalbin-Perth School district has been informed of three recent diagnoses of Methiciliin Resistant Staphylococcus auereus (MRSA) in the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District. The individuals have been or are being treated, and the school district is implementing all preventative practices recommended by the New York State Department of Health.

Click here to read the letter that was sent home with students Wednesday.

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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Wear pink Thursday in honor of the 2014 Patriot Pink Out

In anticipation of Saturday's Patriot Pink Out, students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear pink on Thursday, Oct. 9. And remember to come cheer on the boys JV and varsity soccer teams against Johnstown Saturday. The JV game begins at 4 p.m., and the varsity game starts at 6 p.m.

There are only a few shirts left for sale. Short-sleeved shirts cost $10 each, and long-sleeved shirts cost $15 each. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

Click here to view the design and order form

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

Homecoming court named at pep rally

High school students showed off their B-P spirit at the annual homecoming pep rally Friday afternoon. In addition to recognizing senior fall athletes and getting fired up for this evening's festivities, the school also announced the members of the homecoming court.

Pictured from left, they are: Lauren Simonds, George Pickering, Christa Decker, Zachary Morreale, Brittany McGrath, Robbie Van Brocklin, Biagio Bucciferro (king), Nicole Traver (queen), Keyana Fariello, Richard Wallace, Brianna Westfall, Tyler Schmidt, Drew Baker, Kylie Gifford.

Click here to see more photos from Friday's Homecoming pep rally

Golf team finishes second in tourney

B-P's varsity golf team finished 2nd in the Foothills Council Tournament on Wednesday at Stadium Golf Course.
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Amsterdam sports reporter visits BPHS English classes

Adam Shinder, a sports reporter at the Amsterdam Recorder, visited seniors in Dan Simonds English classes at Broadalbin-Perth High School Thursday to talk about descriptive writing and answer students’ questions.
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TLC students rewarded for summer reading

TLC students who read diligently over the summer were rewarded Friday at TEAM Time, the school's weekly celebration.
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Odyssey of the Mind season kicking off with introductory meeting

The 2014-15 Odyssey of the Mind season is upon us, and teams are now forming! Interested students, parents and teachers - especially those who are new to the program - are invited to attend one of two introductory meetings, Wednesday, Oct. 1 or Thursday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
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Fourth-graders create edible maps of New York state

Just in time for Tuesday’s intermediate school open house, fourth-graders used candy and icing to decorate cookies in the shape of New York state.
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