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January, 2017

Pre-K class collaborates with seniors on Valentines project

Pre-K class collaborates with seniors on Valentines project

Pre-kindergarten students in Megan Floyd’s class at The Learning Community on Thursday traveled to the Willing Helpers Home in Johnstown, where they got creative with the residents. Together with the senior citizens, the students created Valentine’s Day art projects. Thr trip was sponsored by the Broadalbin-Perth Education Foundation.  

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BPMS names December Students of the Month

BPMS names December Students of the Month

Broadalbin-Perth Middle School has announced its December students of the month, who were chosen for how well they exemplify the word “honesty.” The students are, pictured from left, Gabriella Lanzi, sixth grade; Richard Mancini, eighth grade; Grace Trinkle, sixth grade; Logan Reed, seventh grade; and Cody Korona, seventh grade.

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Future Cities team earns 4th at regionals

Future Cities team earns 4th at regionals

Members of Broadalbin-Perth Middle School’s Future Cities team earned fourth place out of 27 teams at the regional competition Jan. 21 at Proctors in Schenectady, meeting the goal they set for themselves when they began preparing.

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Governor outlines school aid proposal, educational initiatives in Executive Budget Proposal

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal on Tuesday, Jan. 17, that includes a $1 billion increase in overall funding for the state’s schools in the 2017-18 school year. The governor’s plan includes targeted funding to support high-need districts with community schools, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs, and discontinuing the use of […]

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Students get a taste of practical French

Students get a taste of practical French

Students in Sandra Kopec’s French I class at BPHS have been learning about French foods and how to order in a restaurant. Earlier this month, the students role-played ordering in a French restaurant with Madame Kopec as their waitress.

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Seniors share pieces of their writing past with 2nd-graders

Seniors share pieces of their writing past with 2nd-graders

BPHS seniors who were in Meg Marsden’s second-grade class at The Learning Community shared with her current students stories they wrote when they were in Marsden’s class many years ago.

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Author visits BPHS children’s literature class

Author visits BPHS children’s literature class

  Students in C.J. Vincent’s children’s literature English class are in the process of writing their first books, and on Friday they got some tips from a local published author. Heidi Sprouse explained to the class that “the first step is just finishing your book.” Sprouse also detailed the steps she’s taken, and pitfalls she’s […]

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Safety tips for dropping off/picking up students at Perth campus

Following some recent close calls during drop-off/pick up times at the Perth campus, we’re re-sharing the safety video created by B-P principals Dan Casey and Wayne Bell. It includes some helpful tips to make student drop-offs and pick-ups safe and efficient.

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RSVP for Slice and a Story

“A Slice and a Story” will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Intermediate School. Families can enjoy pizza from 6 to 6:30 p.m., and from 6:30 to 7 p.m. participants listen to adult readers from the community as they share some stories in the classrooms. Students are encouraged to […]

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BPHS art students’ work selected for All-Stars exhibit

BPHS art students’ work selected for All-Stars exhibit

Three of Wendy Carroll’s art students have been selected for an exhibit at the Saratoga Arts Center.

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