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    Communications Staff-11/10/14
Tenor Angelo Mazzone to give free concert Nov. 24 at BPHS
Angelo Mazzone will give a free concert at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, at Broadalbin-Perth High School as part of the school’s annual Hometown Concert Series. A rising young tenor who trained in Italy, Mazzone will sing a program of Italian songs and other favorites. Read More »

Marching band reinstated; pep band added for basketball

During their regular monthly meeting, members of the Broadalbin-Perth Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Michael Calvello to the position of marching band director.
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Get creative for PTO's Deck Out Our Halls fundraiser

The PTO is sponsoring the fourth annual Deck Out Our Halls event.

All students and their parents in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to create a “wreath-cycled” masterpiece to be auctioned off for this PTO fundraiser.
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BPHS graphic design students win poster contest

Three students in Crisan Anadio’s Graphic Design class have won a poster contest.
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Book fair scheduled at TLC

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the Library Media Center at The Learning Community during the next two weeks.
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Important Reminder about School Closings and Delays

With winter weather already arriving, it’s a good time for parents and students to remember how Broadalbin-Perth communicates weather-related announcements, including closings, delays and early dismissals.
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PTO invites community to Breakfast with Santa

The PTO is sponsoring a Breakfast with Santa event 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 6 in the cafeteria at The Learning Community.
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Education Foundation grant cycle open

The Broadalbin-Perth Education Foundation has announced its next grant cycle is now open.
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BPHS volleyball makes it to champsionship game at states

The Broadalbin-Perth High School volleyball team advanced to the state championship game at the Glens Falls Cvivic Center this weekend.
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TLC honors veterans with program

On Monday, Nov. 10, The Learning Community hosted its annual Veterans Day presentation in the high school auditorium.
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Broadalbin-Perth seeks parent volunteers to serve on 2028 Task Force

Parents of current Broadalbin-Perth students are invited to apply to serve on a task force that will develop a long-term educational plan for the district in accordance with one of the Board of Education’s goals for the 2014-15 school year. The 2028 Task Force – named for the graduation year of the district’s current pre-K students – will include eight parents, two representing each of B-P’s four schools.
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Letter addresses marching band changes

Superintendent Stephen Tomlinson addresses concerns about the recent Board of Education decision not to fund the Broadalbin-Perth High School Marching Band this year in a letter to the B-P community.

Download the letter from Mr. Tomlinson.

English students engage in ‘gallery walk’

Before even glancing the first page of “The Crucible,” students in Alycia Spraker’s Honors English 11 class on Wednesday participated in a “gallery walk” that had them thinking deeply and discussing passionately some of the issues about which they will be reading.
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BPHS students showcase projects at Early College High School expo

Broadalbin-Perth students in the Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School on Wednesday took part in the 2014 Fall Expo at TEC-SMART campus in Malta.
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Slice and a Story draws largest crowd yet

The annual Slice and a Story event Oct. 21 drew the largest crowd to date. A total of 102 students in pre-k through sixth grade, plus their family members, came to enjoy some pizza and listen to stories from 11 volunteer readers at The Learning Community.
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Talent Show 2014 tryouts set

The Class of 2016 is sponsoring the Talent Show 2014, which is set for Nov. 21.

Please note the change in the tryout date for TLC students on the application form. Download the form here.

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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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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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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