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BPMS team competes in Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books competitors from Broadalbin-Perth Middle School

From left, Broadalbin-Perth Middle School students Seth Ferguson, Claire Murphy, Chelsea Weaver and Collin Bolebruch compete in the Battle of the Books on March 7.

A group of Broadalbin-Perth Middle School students teamed up Tuesday to compete in the 14th annual regional Battle of the Books, which took place at Gloversville Middle School.

For this competition, four-person teams from area middle schools test their knowledge of 20 books on the “battle” list. The books represent a variety of genres, including, fantasy, realistic, historical and graphic fiction, history and biography.

This was the third year BPMS has been represented in the competition. The BPMS team consisted of Claire Murphy, Seth Ferguson, Chelsea Weaver, Collin Bolebruch, and Bianca Ropeter.