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Dear Community Members:
I’m sure as you were traveling up and down the Vestal Parkway, you saw the new MacArthur School literally rise from the ashes. It was impossible to travel around the City without people commenting to me about how magnificent it was to have such a beautiful new school in Binghamton. Read more...



News at Binghamton City School District
Calvin Coolidge Students Jump Rope for Heart

 Elementary students at Calvin Coolidge Elementary jumped rope for hearts to raise money for the American Heart Association. On Thursday, the school participated in the "Jump Rope for Heart" event which is a fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Students take pledges for how long they can jump rope. Watch the story on WBNG and WIVT  

Binghamton High School Students Explore Career Paths
Binghamton High School students learned about different career paths Wednesday at the first Career Exploration Fair.Sixty students spoke with 18 businesses about careers in business, health and culinary fields. Wegmans, Dick's Sporting Goods and other local businesses attended the fair. Watch the stories on WIVTWBNG and WICZ 
BHS Music Teacher's Kit is more than Full

Between raising four children, serving as director of bands at Binghamton High School and teaching music at Binghamton University, Joel Smales still finds time to lend his considerable percussion skills to the local opera, philharmonic and his own Caribbean steel drum band. Click here to read the story on Press Connects.   

Community Celebrates the Chinese New Year
The Chinese Lunar New Year begins Feb. 8, but some Southern Tier residents celebrated early Saturday. The Binghamton City School District, the Confucius Institute of Binghamton University and the Southern Tier Chinese Community Association at East Middle School hosted the celebration at East Middle School. Watch the story on WBNG, WICZ and TWC News 
BCSD Accepting Interest Forms for Full Day Pre-K
The Binghamton City School District is accepting interest forms for its full day pre-K programs for students who are 4 by December 1, 2016 and full and half day programs for students who are 3 by December 1, 2016. Locations are as follows: Full days for 4's: Franklin, Coolidge, Roosevelt Full days for 3's:  Franklin Half days for 3's: West Middle or Franklin.   
Roosevelt Parents and Students Participate in pARTners Program
For more than 17 years, Roosevelt Elementary school has been providing a way for parents and students to have positive learning experiences together. Roosevelt Art Teacher, Renee DeSantis started pARTners as part of her graduate project at Binghamton University and the program has since expanded to include all of the elementary buildings in the Binghamton City School District. See gallery  
BCSD Librarian Lonna Pierce Named as American Graduate Champion
As a librarian with the Binghamton City School District Lonna Pierce is dedicated to literary education. Not only does she instill a love of reading to students in MacArthur and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools, she is also the founder of the Eleanor Henricks County Wide Poetry Recitation for Children. Pierce has also been a long-time volunteer with WSKG’s PBS KIDS Writer’s Contest and was just nominated to receive the distinction of American Graduate Champion.  Watch the story on WBNG and WICZ 
BHS After-prom party fundraiser - Doug's Fish Fry
BHS families, staff and community supporters are invited to support the BHS 2016 After-prom party by ordering from Doug’s Fish Fry on Friday, February 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It’s easy! Who wants to cook on a Friday? Just don’t make dinner, call in your order ahead of time and Doug’s will have it ready for pick-up. Lunches too! Dessert will be available for purchase as well. Bring your unwanted refundable bottles and cans! Click here for more details  

Upcoming Events
Feb
16
Board of Education Meeting
Tue Feb 16 2016
Feb
16
BOE Meeting
Tue Feb 16 2016
Feb
19
Dollars for Scholars Trivia Night
Fri Feb 19 2016
Feb
22
PTA Council
Mon Feb 22 2016
Feb
26
BCMEA Festival I
Fri Feb 26 2016





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