Fifth and sixth grade B-P students learn “Robotics and Automation” through Project Lead The Way initiative

This year, the topic of robotics is being taught to every single student in fifth and sixth grade at B-P Elementary School.The initiative is spearheaded by the district’s Project Lead The Way program with art teacher Jon Aery and PLTW teacher Beth Tomlinson pushing into each fifth and sixth grade homeroom to teach a unit …

B-P students show creativity in Special Effects Makeup Artistry class

Students at Broadalbin-Perth Senior High School (grades 9-12) have nearly 50 elective classes available to them, providing them the opportunity to explore possible career paths and learn more about topics of interest. New for the 2021-22 school year, B-P graphic design teacher Crisan Anadio is offering a “Special Effects Makeup Artistry” class which teaches students …

B-P community invited to trick or treat inside BPES

B-P Parent-Teacher Organization hosts inaugural “Boo at the School” event on Friday, October 29 The B-P community is invited to trick or treat door-to-door inside Broadalbin-Perth Elementary School (1870 County Highway 107, Amsterdam, NY 12010) on Friday, October 29, as the B-P Parent-Teacher Organization presents a new Halloween tradition, “Boo at the School.” There will …

Nominate a B-P employee for a Successory Award – nominations due Nov. 5!

Do you know of an employee at Broadalbin-Perth who goes above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of our B-P students? Here’s your chance to recognize them by nominating them for a Successory Award! Nominations for the first quarter of this school year are due on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5 and will be …

Missoula Children’s Theatre casts 57 BPES students in production of “The Snow Queen”

Two performances at B-P Elementary School at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9     All this week, members of the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) will be hosting acting workshops and rehearsals for Broadalbin-Perth elementary students. Two professional actors from the famed theater based in Missoula, Mont. will immerse themselves …

12th annual Patriot Pink Out set for Saturday, Oct. 9

B-P boys soccer program hosts community event after year-long hiatus Patriot Pink Out is a long-standing tradition in the Broadalbin-Perth community that has helped to raise more than $60,000 for the American Cancer Society. The initiative started in 2009 as a way to honor and recognize B-P High School Principal Margaret Robin Blowers’ fight against …

B-P’S Parent University hosts virtual session on Sept. 28, “The College Admissions Process”

Virtual presentation from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28 Broadalbin-Perth’s Parent University is kicking off the new school year with a presentation for B-P juniors and seniors and their families on the college admissions process. The session will be held virtually via Zoom at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28 with guest presenter Katie Szalda, admissions …

Mrs. Becker’s first grade students celebrate International Dot Day

Mrs. Becker’s first grade class celebrated International Dot Day on September 15! What the heck is that, you ask? International Dot Day is a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration based on the book The Dot, written by Peter H. Reynolds. The Dot is the story of a caring teacher who dares a doubting …

Szumowski first B-P student musician ever selected for New York All-State Band

Broadalbin-Perth senior Katherine (Kate) Szumowski has been selected for the New York All-State Symphonic Band, becoming the first B-P student ever to earn that distinction. All-State ensembles feature the most talented musicians from around New York. Roughly 7,500 students audition for All-State each year, with about 900 students selected to participate in eight different ensembles. …

BPCSD rolls out district-wide approach to Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program for 2021-22

Curriculum teaches and reinforces age appropriate behavioral expectations, with students earning “Patriot Bucks” for good behaviors The Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program will be rolled out in full force this fall to all Broadalbin-Perth students in pre-K through 12th grade. The goal of the PBIS curriculum is to help students learn the skills …