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Veterans Day observed with stories of sacrifice and service

Byron-Bergen Senior High students were encouraged to share a message of thanks with veterans this year—“We would not be here today without your service”—by U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Stephen Porter. Porter, who visited the High Sschool as part of the observance for Veterans Day, spoke of the sacrifices veterans have Continue reading →


Elementary School celebrates being bully-free

Almost 500 Byron-Bergen Elementary School children gathered together on Oct. 20 for an exuberant assembly showcasing their artistic and musical talents and celebrating the school’s culture of diversity and anti-bullying. It’s the second anniversary of the school’s adoption of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, a whole-school program that has been Continue reading →

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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 →

Steve Hawley


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 →