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High School

HS Principal
Margaret Blowers, Principal
Email: BlowersM@bpcsd.org
Office Personnel
Assistant Principal - Adam Barnhart - 954-2604
Athletic Director - Mike Calvello - 954-2699
Secretary - Nora Horton - 954-2600
Social Worker - Marshall Gottung - 954-2625
School Nurse - Ambyr Towne - 954-2610

High School News

by Communications Staff 17 hours, 35 minutes ago
High School students and staff members can purchase paper hearts for $1 each to benefit the American Heart Association. Nutrition Club Members will sell the hearts during lunch, and they can be purchased at the nurse's office.

BPHS also will be participating in National Wear Red Day on Feb. 6. Information on this event can be found at GoRedForWomen.org/WearRedDay.


by Communications Staff 4 days, 16 hours ago
An organizational meeting for sophomore parents who are willing to help with planning for the two major fundraiser dances in March is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 29 in the high school dining room.

The upcoming fundraisers are the semi-formal dance March 6 and father-daughter dance March 7, both big fundraisers for the Class of 2017. Remember, when parents or children participate in school events, they receive points that help defray the cost of prom tickets or the senior trip.


by Communications Staff on January 20, 2015
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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by Communications Staff on January 14, 2015
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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by Communications Staff on January 13, 2015
Broadalbin-Perth High School will not be in session on Monday, Jan. 26. All juniors, as well as sophomores in Honors English should report to the high school at noon to take their Regents exams. All other high school students should NOT report to school that day.


by Communications Staff on January 13, 2015
A reminder for parents of juniors: A Junior Parent Night is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, in the high school auditorium.

The counseling office will present a wide variety of information that will be useful as students make their senior year, college and post secondary plans, including the ins and outs of the college search process and associated timelines. The presentation also will cover information on college-level course offerings through FMCC that are available at B-P, the New Visions Health Program and opportunities available through Syracuse University Project Advance.


by Communications Staff on January 9, 2015
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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by Communications Staff on January 9, 2015
On Thursday, Jan. 15, the high school yearbook photographer will be taking the winter sports team photos and the drama group photo for the 2015 BPHS yearbook beginning at 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium or high school auditorium lobby.

Coaches of winter sports teams are setting up time slots for their teams, so team members should check with their coaches to see when their photograph is scheduled. Players should plan to bring or wear their uniforms to school that day.

Drama photos are scheduled to be taken at 2:30 p.m. Any students involved in the 2015 production of “Shrek the Musical.”


by Communications Staff on January 6, 2015
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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by Communications Staff on December 30, 2014
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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by Communications Staff on December 9, 2014
Three Broadalbin-Perth High School students were honored during the annual World AIDS Day luncheon at Russo’s on Wednesday, Dec. 3. Emma Holland, Toni-Marie LaPort and James Sargent, all students in Crisan Anadio’s graphic design class, were winners in the HIV/AIDS Awareness Poster Contest sponsored by the Fulton-Montgomery Red Ribbon Partnership and Centro Civico of Amsterdam.
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by Communications Staff on December 5, 2014
Following the first quarter since the launch of the “Successories” program at the beginning of the 2014-15 school year, the initial round of honorees has been selected. Superintendent of Schools Stephen Tomlinson randomly drew a $25 restaurant gift certificate winner from each school from the completed “Successories” forms that named faculty and staff members who have been recognized for helping others become a success.
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by Communications Staff on December 2, 2014
Students in Wendy Carroll’s high school art class at Broadalbin-Perth completed a two-day workshop on wet felting, Tuesday, Nov. 25, and showed off their finished projects and a few pieces in progress.
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by Communications Staff on November 23, 2014
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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by Communications Staff on November 21, 2014
Dianne Woske, the recycling coordinator at the Fulton County Department of Solid Waste, recently came and spoke with students in Ms. Fisher/Mrs.Sanford's environmental classes.
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by Communications Staff on November 5, 2014
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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by Communications Staff on November 5, 2014
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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by Communications Staff on September 17, 2014
As you may be aware from recent media coverage, several states in the Midwest reported clusters of a respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) affecting children and others over the last few weeks; more recently, cases of EV-D68 have been confirmed in New York. The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District is providing information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New York State Department of Health (DOH) to help parents and community members become better informed about the illness and to help prevent the spread of the illness.
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