On Monday, Dec. 4, performers from the Puppet People wowed and entertained students at Broadalbin-Perth Elementary School with their rendition of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" during special assemblies. The Puppet People stayed in town to deliver a series of workshops for students in select classes on Tuesday.
The goal of the Adventure Club at Broadalbin-Perth Jr./Sr. High School is to help outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers get outside and seek adventure. The quarterly club activities include hikes, rock climbing, ropes courses, snowshoeing, and spelunking.
The Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall and the tree at Rockefeller Center are iconic symbols of Christmas in New York City. Students from Broadalbin-Perth Jr./Sr. High School got to experience both and more during a one-day field trip to the city on Thursday, Nov. 30.
Sixth grade students in Michael Nacheman's science classes at Broadalbin-Perth Elementary School recently searched for evidence of water on Mars on the new nature trails behind the school.
Congratulations to the students in grades 7-12 at Broadalbin-Perth Jr./Sr. High School, who have achieved Principal's List, High Honor Roll, or Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2023-24 school year.
Meet Erin Drobnack, an occupational therapist at Broadalbin-Perth. Once an aspiring nurse, she switched to occupational therapy because she wanted to help and teach children.
Congratulations to the November recipients of the Most Valuable Patriot (MVP) award, high school nurse Gabby Smith and third grade teacher Lisa Wallace.
At Broadalbin-Perth Elementary School, this year’s PARP (Pick A Reading Partner) theme is “Readers Grow Here.” The theme is being extended to “Readers Grow Everywhere,” thanks to a book drive collection effort to send books to Jacobs Town, Liberia.
Students in pre-K through sixth grade participated in two classroom STEAM days Nov. 20-21. There were hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math projects going on in almost every classroom. Students were fully engaged in creating structures, making towers, and creating and operating robots.
On Nov. 16, Rylee VanAlstine signed a National Letter of Intent to join the NCAA Division I University at Buffalo track and field team. He will enroll in the university's exercise science/physical therapy program.
Step aside, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade — Broadalbin-Perth Elementary has it’s own parade and it has the entire school excited. On Nov. 20, the hallways at B-P Elementary were filled with eager students waiting in anticipation for the annual Dash parade. Parade highlights included 12 student-designed Dash robot floats, and the high school marching band, dance team, and cheerleaders.
Students in Wendy Carroll's Adirondack Crafts class at Broadalbin-Perth Jr./Sr. High School are making Adirondack woven wall hangings and fabric paintbrush holders. Students began the school year learning how to hand sew and then moved to machine sewing to prepare for this project.
Ninth graders in the Patriot Academy at Broadalbin-Perth Jr./Sr. High School participated in Jets Sports Business Day on Nov. 14 at MetLife Stadium. In addition to a behind-the-scenes look at exclusive locations within the stadium, students heard from business team members and leaders in the Jets organization.
After a rigorous, multi-step application, Nicole Battisi, a technology teacher at Broadalbin-Perth Jr./Sr. High School, has been selected to be a part of the New York State Master Teacher Program.
The administration at Broadalbin-Perth believes that education and training are the best ways to prepare for an emergency situation. The school hosts many trainings throughout the school year to instruct staff on what to do in the case of a medical or other type of emergency.
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Program for Broadalbin-Perth elementary students is in full swing. Students are learning foundational skills to be safe, healthy, and responsible in leading drug-free lives.
The first Broadalbin-Perth High School Unified bocce team kicked off its inaugural season in September and ended up finishing as D1 bocce ball champion.