Birds of prey a big hit at B-P this week!

Nancy Kimball is a certified wildlife rehabilitator with North Country Wildcare (NCWC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping injured or orphaned wild animals. NCWC’s rehabilitators cover Schenectady, Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Albany, Rensselaer, Montgomery, Fulton and Essex counties in upstate New York. Any rehabilitator’s goal is to ultimately nurse a wild animal back to full strength …

Creativity in music class allowed BPES students to continue learning through COVID

Mary Rasefske teaches music at Broadalbin-Perth Elementary School and has a wide variety of musical instruments that students typically use during class including ukuleles, tambourines, xylophones, boomwhackers, drums, recorders and more. This year’s COVID-19 pandemic altered the way that children were able to interact and learn in music class. Added safety and disinfecting protocols meant …

VIDEO: Grade 8 Moving Up Ceremony

Congratulations to our eighth graders and their families, on moving up to Broadalbin-Perth Senior High School in the fall! This year, we will be celebrating the junior high school accomplishments of the Class of 2025 virtually. Starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 18, you can watch our Grade 8 Celebration video on the district …

BPES’ FLL Explore team finishes season with special presentation

B-P Elementary School has a FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Explore team called the Kits. They are coached by Jill and Robert Becker, along with B-P high school student Emily Mickan who is a member of B-P’s high school robotics team, the Nut Jobs.  FLL Explore is a non-competitive robotics program designed for children ages six …

B-P student artwork selected for fourth annual Regional Art Show at Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts

32 B-P Jr/Sr High School art students will have their art showcased at the fourth annual Regional Art Show at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts (2736 NY-30, Gloversville, NY 1207) from June 3 to July 8.  B-P art teachers Ms. Wendy Carroll and Mr. John Dievendorf selected the student artwork that will be …

Masks no longer required outdoors at New York schools

On Monday, June 7, the New York State Department of Health issued new guidance for schools that includes lifting the mask mandate outdoors on school grounds. Starting today, Tuesday, June 8, Broadalbin-Perth will no longer require students, employees, or visitors to wear masks when they are outdoors on school grounds.  The new DOH guidance clarified …

B-P Junior High School Names Students of the Month for May

Congratulations to the May 2021 Students of the Month at the B-P Junior High School:  Jocelynn Gruet (8th Grade), Justine Newkirk (7th Grade) and Nadine Dence (Mrs. Loatman’s class). All three students were nominated for the honor by the staff at B-P Junior High School, based on the characteristic of the month, TRUSTWORTHINESS.  Each of …

B-P community celebrates the Class of 2021 with “Senior Drive Through!”

The weather was just about perfect today as the B-P school community celebrated the class of 2021 at both campuses for their “Senior Drive Through.” B-P seniors gathered at the Perth Bible Church this afternoon to decorate their cars. Around 1:20 p.m., the seniors were escorted by a Fulton County Sheriff patrol car as they …

BPES Names Student Stars for April

B-P Elementary School recently announced their “Student Stars” for the month of April. April’s characteristic traits were RESPECT and TRUSTWORTHINESS. Homeroom teachers nominated students who possessed those qualities, with BPES principal Dan Casey and assistant principal Kerri Barker announcing the recipients’ names during morning announcements.  Congratulations to our “Student Stars” in pre-K through sixth grade! …