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Binghamton, NY 13903
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MacArthur News & Information
False Solicitations for Thanksgiving Dinner
 The Binghamton City School District has received reports of young people soliciting door-to-door for donations to support the Binghamton High School Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DISTRICT DOES NOT SOLICIT DOOR-TO-DOOR FOR THIS EVENT. The district DOES seek support for this event BY MAIL and from select community partners, however, we repeat that NO DOOR-TO-DOOR SOLICITATION is conducted for this event. 
Trunk-Or-Treating Offers Students a Safe Halloween
Teachers at MacArthur Elementary in Binghamton, are doing their part to make sure their students are safe when trick-or-treating. Hundreds of trick-or-treaters gathered at MacArthur Elementary Friday for an evening of "Trunk-or-Treating." Watch the full story on WBNG. 
21st Annual BHS Thanksgiving Community Dinner Announced
Organizers of the Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner at Binghamton High School are making preparations for this year’s annual event, now in its 21st consecutive year. With the expansion of the dining room and continuation of a shuttle bus service (courtesy of First Student), we can accommodate more guests and assist those with transportation concerns. Home delivery and “take home” meals will not be available. 
NY State Senate Sponsoring Thanksgiving Contest for Kids in K-6
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and the New York State Senate is sponsoring a creative celebration for children in grades K-6. The theme is 'What are you thankful for?' Students can submit an original poem, one-page essay, or artwork expressing what they are thankful for in the past year. Students must submit electronically, preferably in jpg or pdf format via www.akshar.nysenate.gov. 
Three New Administrators Approved at BOE Meeting
At last night's board of education meeting three new administrators were added to the district. Velvet Tanner was named the new director of special services. Tanner has served in the district in various capacities over the past 15 years. She has been a special educator and most recently served as the collaborative coach for Thomas Jefferson. She will begin her new role on Oct. 26. Shelly Richards was named the new assistant principal at MacArthur and Roosevelt Elementary Schools. 
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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