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NY Yogurt Companies Encourage Young Fans to Learn more about Yogurt Industry

Byron-Bergen Elementary students’ quest to make yogurt the Official New York State Snack has garnered well-deserved attention and support from many local yogurt companies. Alpina, Müller Quaker Dairy, and Upstate Milk Cooperative have all visited the school, bringing samples of their products. Students from grades 4-6 were recently invited to Continue reading →

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Author Matthew McElligott Explores the Creative Process with Elementary Students

Even a simple, every-day occurrence, like enjoying a birthday cake with friends, can spark a creative idea and fuel imagination. A highly-engaged audience of young readers at Byron-Bergen Elementary School listened as author and illustrator Matthew McElligott explained how he conceived and created his story “The Lion’s Share – A Continue reading →

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) and State Sen. Michael Ranzenhofer (R,C,I-Amherst) will welcome the students of Byron Bergen Elementary School’s 4th grade class to Albany to perform original skits to highlight the legislation suggested by them to make yogurt the official state snack. These students are learning important lessons about government Continue reading →

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Students Host Legislators and Industry Representatives for a Celebration of Yogurt

What started as a simple lesson on how bills become laws in New York State has become a vibrant example of democracy in action for students at Byron-Bergen Elementary School. Their crusade to make yogurt the Official New York State Snack took another step forward on April 10 with a Continue reading →