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    Communications Staff-1/30/15
BPHS Drama Club hard at work on ‘Shrek the Musical’
The Drama Club at Broadalbin-Perth High School has finalized its cast list and is hard at work on its spring show “Shrek the Musical.” Read More »

7th-grader bringing anti-tobacco message to Albany legislators

Broadalbin-Perth Middle School seventh-grader Morgan Rossi later this month will travel to Albany to help deliver an anti-smoking message to legislators.
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Fifth-graders bring warmth to community with project

About 50 fifth-grade students at Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School participated in a community service project called "Warm Hands, Warm Hearts" to collect new hats, gloves and mittens for those in need in the community.
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Strong first showing for B-P robotics teams

Several of Broadalbin-Perth’s new robotics teams showed their mettle this weekend in regional events. The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) team and four of the district’s FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams competed Saturday, Jan. 17, bringing home awards and rich experiences.
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Two BPHS students win bicycles provided by community sponsors

Broadalbin-Perth High School has ramped up its incentives for students who display positive behavior in school, including giving away two new bicycles just before the holiday break. Senior Kayla Orapello and freshman Austin Mulvena each won new bicycles during a drawing Dec. 19. The Bike Works in Johnstown donated a Raleigh bike valued at $400, and the school purchased a Mongoose bike through a grant from the Gloversville Walmart.
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BPMS teacher earns Master Teacher status

Middle School sixth-grade teacher Michael Nacheman has been named a New York State Master Teacher.
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Tips for parents on keeping their kids safe online

Middle and high school students on Wednesday, Jan. 14, attended a presentation by law enforcement on cyber safety, where they learned about the impact of and laws surrounding cyberbullying and ways to stay safe online, including what kinds of things to post on social media.

Parents play an important role in keeping kids safe online. BPCSD offers some tips to help parents ensure their children aren’t engaging in risky behavior online.


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BPMS students take home award from Future Cities Competition

A group of four Broadalbin-Perth Middle School students took home the award for “Best Green Design Model” at Saturday’s regional Future City Competition at Proctor’s in Schenectady, their reward for hundreds of hours of work.
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A message from Superintendent Tomlinson about recent underage drinking incidents

Dear Broadalbin-Perth Parent/Guardian:

I am writing to inform you of some incidents that occurred over the break involving several Broadalbin-Perth High School students and student/athletes. Yesterday, we learned that a large number of students attended New Year’s Eve parties hosted in private homes in the district where many of them consumed alcohol.


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Work of BPHS art students on display in Saratoga gallery

Three BPHS Advanced Art students were selected by Ms. Wendy Carroll to be featured in the High School All Stars art show at The Arts Center Gallery in Saratoga Springs. Ninth-grader Taylor Frascatore, 10th-grader Allie Hadley and 11th-grader Mikayla Davis have been selected have their work featured in this showcase of Saratoga, Fulton and Montgomery county high school artists.
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Longtime district employees close out careers

Three longtime Broadalbin-Perth employees are beginning new chapters in 2015, retiring from their decades of service to the district. Second-grade teacher Peggy Townsend, BPMS reading teacher Jackie Foust and payroll clerk Janet Sweet are all retiring as of the end of December.
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BPMS students use musical talents to benefit Make-A-Wish

Broadalbin-Perth Middle School students raised more than $850 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation this past weekend, playing holiday music at the Rotterdam Square Mall.
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Read the latest Intermediate Informer student newspaper

The December edition of the Intermediate School's student newspaper, the Intermediate Informer, is now available.

Click here to read the December edition.

TLC class gives pajamas to those in need

Valerie Hamel’s second-grade class at The Learning Community wanted to make sure that as colder weather hit, those in need would have some nice, warm pajamas at night. In conjunction with the Scholastic Book Clubs Pajama Drive, the students brought in new sleepwear for all ages to be donated.
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Students collect personal care items for pantry, shelter

During the month of December, students in the Intermediate School were encouraged to donate a new personal care item to be given to either the Broadalbin Food Pantry or the Amsterdam Homeless Shelter. Students responded in a big way, donating toothbrushes, toothpaste and dental floss, body wash, soap, shampoo and conditioner, toilet paper and tissues, just to name a few.
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B-P among districts to win Teaching is the Core Grant

The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District is among 14 school districts led by Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES that has won $393,966 to review and improve student assessment practices.
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B-P fifth-graders wrap up 'Esperanza' with feast

Fifth-grade students at the Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School celebrated Friday their completion of the novel “Esperanza Rising.”
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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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