247 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:10 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
• Elsmere Pit Party, 6-8 p.m.
• 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 1:30 p.m.
• Last Day of School for K-5, Half Day, 12:10 p.m. dismissal
• Backyard Movie Night, "Bee Movie" (G), 7:30 p.m.
Basic supply list for 2014-15
If you want to get a jump on your student's school supplies for 2014-15, we have put together a basic supply list to help you get started. Teacher-specific supply lists will be available in August once teacher assignments have been finalized. 2014-15 BASIC SUPPLY LIST »
Letter from the principal
Principal Kate Kloss talks about summer work happening at Elsmere and student learning over the summer. READ MORE »
1,000 Books Club, End-of-year standings
Congratulations to the many avid readers at Elsmere who made an impressive showing in our 1,000 Books Club end-of-year standings! VIEW STANDINGS »
Summer Enrichment Program 2014
Act Now! Registration closes on July 1! Summer
Enrichment at BCMS has spots available in the following classes:
Week 1 July 7-11
Session 1: 8:30-10:30 – Science and Math of Baseball/Softball or Movie Making
Session 2: 10:45-12:45 – Movie Making
Session 3 FULL
Week 2 July 14-18
Session 4: 8:30-10:30 - Movie Making
Session 5: 10:45-12:45 – Jewelry Making or Movie Making
Session 6: 1:15-3:15 – Games Galore or Sports
Please complete the online registration at: http://sites.google.com/site/bcsummerenrichment2014/
Celebrating college and career goals at the Elsmere Senior Assembly
They left as fifth graders in 2007 and returned to Elsmere on Friday, May 30, greeted by cheers, as the entire Elsmere student body welcomed back 36 graduating seniors who once attended the elementary school. READ MORE AND VIEW PHOTOS »
Fifth Grade Survivor Day 2014
On Friday, May 30, more than 300 Bethlehem fifth graders from the district's five elementary schools took part in the annual Survivor Day games at Elm Avenue Park. Designed to be an "ice breaker" for the soon-to-be middle schoolers, the contest of both athleticism and academics tested students on everything from geometry and geography to a challenging obstacle course. READ MORE AND VIEW PHOTOS »
Photo Gallery: Business Visits, Animal Day & Buddy Revisions
May has been busy at Elsmere with local business visits, Animal Day and fifth & second grade buddy time! Many thanks to our Delaware Ave neighboring business who visited students to share their knowledge: Hannaford, My Place, Murray’s Pizza, Delmar Chiropractic, DelLanes, I Love Books, My Place and Bethlehem Tae Kwan Do. “Animal Day” had us sharing the fun of the last weeks of school with our stuffed animal friends. Lastly, our fifth grade "editors" guided their second grade buddies in making revisions to their persuasive essays. VIEW PHOTOS »
Olympic luger's journey offers thrill ride for students
Where does the Olympic sport of luge intersect with miniature golf? The answer is in the Adirondack village of Lake Placid. At least that's where it did for Elsmere Elementary School kindergarten teacher Nancy Davis, her husband, and son Robert, who turned a chance meeting with an aspiring Olympian into a weekly classroom project -- and lifelong memory -- for dozens of students at the Bethlehem school. READ MORE »
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