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August, 2016

B-P Summer Book Club: Chrysanthemum (Gr. 1-2)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Chrysanthemum,” written by Kevin Henkes. It is recommended for children entering first or second grade. Chrysanthemum’s parents tell her that her name is perfect. That changes when she enters school for the first time. The kids make fun of her because she is named after a flower. What will […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Where the Wild Things Are (Pre-K/K)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Where the Wild Things Are,” by Maurice Sendak. It is recommended for children entering pre-K or kindergarten. One night, Max decides to put on his wolf suit and cause trouble. As a result, his mom calls him “Wild Thing” and sends him to bed. That night, a forest grows […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Preschool)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.” It is written by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault and is illustrated by Lois Ehlert. It is recommended for preschool-age children. It is the story about the little letters of the alphabet, all of whom want to beat the others to the top of […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky (Gr. 9-12)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky,” written by Joe R. Lansdale. It is recommended for students in high school. Jack’s parents are dead — his mom died of a sickness, his dad of a broken heart. Jack now has to get out of Oklahoma, where the dust storms have […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: The Chosen (Gr. 7-8)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “The Chosen,” written by Chaim Potok.  It is recommended for students entering seventh or eighth grade. It’s the classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on them to pursue the religion they have in common in the way that is best suited to each. As […]

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The 1991 B-P yearbook is now online!

The 1991 B-P yearbook is now online!

Travel back in time as you flip through the pages of the 1991 B-P yearbook.

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Changes in Equalization Rates Affect B-P Tax Rates

Some towns will see tax rates go up, others will see a decrease In late August, property owners in the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District will receive bills for the school taxes due for the 2016-17 school district. Under the budget approved by voters in May, the tax levy is slated to increase 1.9 percent to […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Rules (Gr. 5-6)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Rules,” written by Cynthia Lord. It is recommended for students entering fifth and sixth grade. Catherine just wants a normal life. But that’s close to impossible when your brother has autism and all your family does is revolve around him. Catherine has spent years trying to teach her brother […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Dear Whiskers (Gr. 3-4)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Dear Whiskers,” written by Anne Whitehead Nagda and illustrated by Stephanie Roth. Fourth-grader Jenny hates pretending to be a mouse, but that’s what she has to do for her school project. Every single fourth grader has to write a letter to a second grader — as a mouse. Her classmates think […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Martin Bridge: Ready for Takeoff! (Gr. 1-2)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Martin Bridge: Ready for Takeoff!” It is written by Jessica Scott Kerrin and is recommended for children entering first or second grade. Martin Bridge is a young boy who means well. However, sometimes his plans backfire. In three illustrated stories, Martin meets two bus drivers with very different ways […]

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