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2010-11 School Year News Archive

 

June 2011

June 28, 2011 - Tax cap changes school budget landscape in New York

June 27, 2011 - Photos: Congratulations to the Class of 2011!  

June 24, 2011 - BC tops annual Capital Region school rankings

June 24, 2011 - Bethlehem student a member of Tech Valley's first graduating class

June 23, 2011 - BCMS eighth grade class encouraged to embrace unlimited possibilities 

June 21, 2011 - Outgoing Board President Jim Dering recognized for service to BC

June 21, 2011 - Special video celebrates Clarksville's legacy of making a difference

June 20, 2011 - District office building to be on the market soon

June 16, 2011 - A note from Superintendent Michael Tebbano regarding the Comptroller's Audit 

June 14, 2011 - BC's graduation rate rate one of the best in area

June 14, 2011 - Photo Gallery: Inaugural Service Recognition Tea

June 10, 2011 - Michael Klugman to be named principal of Bethlehem Central Middle School

June 3, 2011 - Photo Gallery: Fifth Grade 'Survivor Games'

June 3, 2011 - Feet don’t fail me now – Runners share experiences at BCMS

June 3, 2011 - Photo Gallery: BCMS Odyssey of the Mind team at World Finals

 

May 2011

May 25, 2011 - State property tax cap moves toward passage; How would it impact BC?

May 23, 2011 - BC superintendent search underway

May 23, 2011 - Photo gallery: BC's newly-tenured educators

May 17, 2011 - BC voters approve budget, bus proposition and elect Board members

May 12, 2011 - Kathy Johnston named director of special education and student services

May 11, 2011 - Search process for next BCMS principal underway

May 6, 2011 - BCHS Science Bowl has best finish yet at national championships in Washington, D.C.

May 6, 2011 - Budget vote day activities at BCHS include student art show and popular 'Empty Bowls'

May 6, 2011 - A special program on life after BCHS for current students and parents

May 5, 2011 - District proceeds with marketing its central office building

 

April 2011

April 29, 2011 - Photo Gallery: Eagle shows Japan support

April 28, 2011 - Photo Gallery: Chess club thrives at BC

April 26, 2011 - Ten BCMS students help to create Recipes for a Better Planet

April 12, 2011 - Board adopts budget proposal for 2011-12

April 11, 2011 - "BCBC" a benefit concert and learning experience

April 7, 2011 - Every BC employee group offering salary concessions for next year

April 7, 2011 - Superintendent launches Twitter page

April 5, 2011 - Photo Gallery - Simulated crash demonstrates dangers of drunk driving

 

March 2011

March 30, 2011 - Board of Education decides to close Clarksville after this year

March 29, 2011 - BCMS Odyssey of the Mind team advances to World Finals

March 28, 2011 - Nominations for BCHS Alumni Hall of Fame now being accepted

March 25, 2011 - Superintendent to announce retirement

March 25, 2011 - Photo Gallery - BCHS students' work accepted into regional art exhibit

March 18, 2011 - Special education, transportation reductions approved at March 16 budget workshop

March 9, 2011 - BCHS Science Bowl team advances to nationals

March 7, 2011 - BC teams decorated at Regional Odyssey of the Mind contest

March 3, 2011 - Reading Teacher at BCMS participating in 2011 Winter Teacher Iditarod Conference in Alaska

March 3, 2011 - Board begins making tentative budget decisions with Transportation & O&M

 

February 2011

February 17, 2011 -  Superintendent presents feasibility study

February 17, 2011 - Superintendent presents 2011-12 budget

February 17, 2011 - Feasibility Study of District Facilities is online

February 17, 2011 - Photo gallery: Elsmere and Slingerlands students turn discarded shoes into artistic treasures

February 17, 2011 - Photo gallery: Hamagrael "Kids Helping Kids" mark a decade of giving back

February 14, 2011 - BC administrators and management group announce salary freezes 

February 11, 2011 - Board targets March 30 for facilities decisions

February 11, 2011 - Six decades later, a mystery emerges from the BCMS basement

February 8, 2011 - As many as 250 participate in Second Community Budget forum

February 3, 2011 - Governor’s budget proposal calls for continued loss of state aid

February 2, 2011 - Second community budget forum is Feb. 7

 

January 2011

January 31, 2011 - Come see classroom technology in action on February 10

January 25, 2011 - First community budget forum draws more than 200 in-person and online

January 20, 2011 - Directions for participating in the community budget forums online

January 20, 2011 - Student technology initiative presented at Jan. 19 Board meeting

January 14, 2011 - BCHS senior represents Albany County at State of the State Address

January 7, 2011 - Naviance program continues to ease the college process

January 7, 2011 - Holiday recap: BC community spreads goodwill near and far

December 2010

December 21, 2010 - Community program again brightens holidays for BC families

December 16, 2010 - At BCMS, the power and promise of classroom technology 

December 13, 2010 - Glenmont and Clarksville students 'read, read, read' for a good cause 

December 7, 2010 - Presentation on BC's 2009-10 School Report Card 

December 13, 2010 - Holiday Program drive well underway in BC Schools

December 1, 2010 - State change of English Regents date complicates planning, student schedules

 

November 2010

November 29, 2010 - BC Fiscal Think Tank recommends major changes for further study

November 17, 2010 - BCHS participates in Metropolitan Opera’s Education Outreach Program 

November 16, 2010 - Clarksville students celebrate the life and lessons of Ms. McDonald

November 9, 2010 - Middle School Character Education Program enters fifth year

November 5, 2010 - Twelve BCHS students earn all-state music honors

November 4, 2010 - State testing and curriculum changes could lead to program adjustments, staffing needs

November 4, 2010 - Four Clarksville students honored with a Board Character Award

November 4, 2010 - School libraries grow to recognize Board members service

 

October 2010

October 26, 2010 - Fiscal Think Tank explores restructuring possibilities at second meeting

October 25, 2010 - Anti-bullying author brings personal story to BC students and community

October 20, 2010 - "Go Home Early Drill" to be held on Nov. 10

October 20, 2010 - A letter to parents from Superintendent Michael Tebbano 

October 19, 2010 - Fiscal Think Tank to hold second meeting on Oct. 25

October 19, 2010 - Photo Gallery: Farm to You Fest 2010

October 18, 2010 - District’s superb bond rating continues

October 14, 2010 - Sixteen BCHS students named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists 

October 12, 2010 - Bestselling author Jodee Blanco to speak to BC parents, community on bullying issues

October 7, 2010 - Cyberbullying panel tackles challenges, talks solutions

October 5, 2010 - In-house field trip brings BCHS students behind-the-scenes of murder mystery

October 1, 2010 - BC Budget Think Tank gets to work

 

September 2010

September 28, 2010 - BC community mourns the loss of Clarksville Principal Dorothy McDonald 

September 27, 2010 - District continues to make bus service adjustments in response to safety concerns

September 20, 2010 - BC to host Oct. 5 panel discussion on cyberbullying

September 14, 2010 - Cell tower application withdrawn for BC site

September 7, 2010 - Photo gallery: Welcome to kindergarten students, the Class of 2013

September 7, 2010 - Photo gallery: Welcome back students!

September 7, 2010 - Dr. Tebbano opens 2010-11 with 'a day in the life of BC' and a look at the year ahead

September 2, 2010 - District welcomes new teachers at two-day orientation

 

August 2010

August 30, 2010 - Superintendent outlines areas of major focus for 2010-11

August 26, 2010 - Photo Gallery: Extended School Year program

August 12, 2010 - District sets 2010 tax rates

August 12, 2010 - District forming community Budget “Think Tank”

August 12, 2010 - BC Art Supervisor Melanie Painter named interim principal at Clarksville

 

July 2010

July 30, 2010 - ‘Proficiency’ dips statewide as a result of new test scoring procedures 

July 20, 2010 - Public hearing on cell tower application is July 21

July 12, 2010 - Dering, Stever to lead Board of Education

 

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