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MacArthur News & Information
Important Information on Changes to First Day of School
The Binghamton City School District will kick off the 2016-2017 school year with TWO superintendent's conference days on Sept. 6 and 7. The first day of classes for students in grades pre-K - 5 (all elementary schools) and 9-12 (high school) is Thursday, September 8. East and West Middle Schools are exceptions and will report as follows: Students in grade 6 will start on Sept. 8 but should NOT report on Friday, Sept. 9. Students in grades 7 and 8 should NOT report on Sept. 8; they will start on Friday, Sept. 9. All students will report on Monday, Sept. 12.  
Teachers Learn How to Engage Students in Project Lead the Way Launch
Binghamton is ramping up its Elementary Project Lead the Way implementation. More than 40 teachers from grades K-2 are undergoing training this summer. PLTW Launch allows students to become problem solvers. Students use structured approaches, like the engineering design process, and employ critical thinking. 
Students Learn Math With Fun and Games
From the colorful mats on the gym floor to the hopping and skipping children; you would never guess that they were learning math. The Binghamton City School District has been trying a new strategy to help children get excited about math.  Watch the video on our YouTube channel 
Dr. Tonia Thompson Named Interim Superintendent of Schools for BCSD
The board of education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tonia Thompson as the Interim Superintendent of Schools of the Binghamton City School District for the 2016-2017 school year.“It is with full-support that the Board of Education appointed Dr. Thompson to this position,” Board President David Hawley said. “Tonia is an essential part of the district and has extensive knowledge in curriculum instruction, state education obligations and state assessments, which will help us move many educational initiatives forward.”Dr. Thompson will take a leave of absence from her current position as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability to fill this interim appointment. 
BHS Parade of Champions
The city of Binghamton honored the Class AA state champion Binghamton High School softball team and state champion members of the track and field team Tuesday with a parade of champions.The community showed up in bunches and Mayor Rich David opened the ceremony to honor the student-athletes. See more on WBNG, PressConnects, WICZ and Time Warner Cable News. See photo gallery. 
MacArthur Construction Updates
On April 15, 2013 the residents of the Binghamton city School District overwhelmingly approved, by public referendum vote, the construction of a new facility to replace the Macarthur elementary school which was lost in the 2011 flood.
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