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Common Core In The Classroom on Feb. 10, 2014

To help parents better understand what our curriculum looks like to students in the classroom under the state’s new Common Core Learning Standards, on Feb. 10, teachers at the elementary, middle and high school level described new aspects of the curriculum, such as writing and close reading in ELA to algorithms and fractions in Math. The February event attracted more than 150 attendees. READ MORE & SEE VIDEO, OUTLINE

Recent News 

April 2014

April 10, 2014 - Singing alum & The Voice contestant scores lifelong fans in return visit to BC

April 4, 2014 - BCHS students claim 3 Intel ISEF Awards & 1 Special Award at the RPI Intel Science Fair

April 3, 2014 - Final state aid figures provide clearer budget picture

April 2, 2014 - Board of Education honors students for outstanding achievement

 

March 2014

March 27, 2014 - Winter athletes honored not once, but twice

March 26, 2014 - Donation to SADD helps remind students to Hang Up and Drive!

March 26, 2014 - BC students excel in National History Day competition

March 20, 2014 - BCHS artists showcase work during Youth Art Month

March 20, 2014 - Don't let state legislators shift Capital Region K-12 school aid

March 18, 2014 - Youth art month celebrates BC talent: Empire State Exhibit & Legislative Art Show

March 13, 2014 - Glenmont Hoops for Heart effort recognized; Teacher honored for 16-year effort

March 13, 2014 - Slingerlands Wax Museum brings history to life, support to those in need

March 13, 2014 - Author James Deem visits 6th grade students at BCMS

March 11, 2014 - A Note from Jody Monroe on Testing for Grades 3-8 in ELA, Math & Science

March 10, 2014 - Introduction to Engineering & Design to start at BCMS in 2014-15

March 10, 2014 - Studio in Art for high school credit will be open at BCMS in 2014-15

March 10, 2014 - BCHS Senior Spotlight: Senior year, the beginning or the end?

March 7, 2014 - 2014 Board of Education Election is May 20; nominations accepted until April 21

March 7, 2014 - Budget development continues with look at Special Ed and Technology: PDF | VIDEO

March 5, 2014 - Seven BC students advance in National Merit Scholarship competition

March 4, 2014 - 75 BCMS students & staff film comic-thriller “13 Scarecrows: Eddie’s Revenge”

March 4, 2014 - BC Odyssey of the Mind Teams Sweep Region 7 Competition!

 

February 2014

Feb. 27, 2014 - BC preliminary budget reveals $4.8 million gap; full GEA restoration could fill bulk of shortfall

Feb. 25, 2014 - BCHS Science Olympiad team advances to state tournament

Feb. 25, 2014 - BCMS Students Awarded for Character, Second Quarter

Feb. 25, 2014 - Dance Crazy's first year comes to a close at Slingerlands

Feb. 22, 2014 - Two BCHS Seniors Receive Student Leadership Award

Feb. 19, 2014 - BCCF's 'March Madness' event to score big for a good cause

Feb. 18, 2014 - BCHS Student Spotlight: Members of the BC Varsity Girls Basketball Team Get Personal

Feb. 17, 2014 - Recap of Feb. 10 Common Core In The Classroom Parent Information Night

Feb. 14, 2014 - District Odyssey of the Mind Dress Rehearsal

Feb. 13, 2014 - Regents Adopts Changes to Common Core, Testing

Feb. 11, 2014 - Seven BC student-athletes headed to NCAA Division 1 programs

Feb. 3, 2014 - Len Kies joins Bethlehem Central as new Athletic Director

 

January 2014

Jan. 30, 2014 - BCMS musicians named to Suburban Council Jazz Band

Jan. 24, 2014 - BC to host second parent information night called Common Core In The Classroom

Jan. 22, 2014 - Governor’s budget proposal touts aid increases, but GEA cuts result in a decrease in aid for Bethlehem

Jan. 17, 2014 - Congratulations to the winners of the BCMS Spelling Bee

Jan. 14, 2014 - Recent graduates join student panel to answer questions about 'life after BC'

Jan. 13, 2014 - BC student artwork showcased at Proctors for War Horse exhibit

Jan. 13, 2014 - BCMS students demonstrate bridge designs

Jan. 10, 2014 - Jan. 30 advocacy event to address school funding crisis

Jan. 10, 2014 - BCMS Geography Bee & History Bee crown winners

Jan. 8, 2014 - Testing for Grade 7-8 Regents-level math students

Jan. 2, 2014 - BCHS Student Help Desk bridging technology gap

 

December 2013

Dec. 30, 2013 - Check out FREE e-Books through BCSD library

Dec. 20, 2013 - Reminder: How BC communicates weather-related closings, delays

Dec. 19, 2013 - Ricky the Robot makes BC debut at Glenmont

Dec. 19, 2013 - From Parent Today: 12 gift ideas that don't come from a store

Dec. 17, 2013 - Board members visit BC classrooms, cafeterias

Dec. 17, 2013 - BC History Bowl Team Wins Regional History Bowl

Dec. 16, 2013 - Required HazCom/Right-to-Know training deadline is January 1

Dec. 16, 2013 - Meet the BCSD Business Office staff

Dec. 12, 2013 - BC athletes honored by County Executive during ‘Week of Champions’ 

Dec. 6, 2013 - A Slingerlands birthday surprise for Principal Bonacquist

Dec. 4, 2013 - Two BC musicians headed to All-State conference

 

November 2013

Nov. 21, 2013 - Board of Education celebrates Elsmere's Blue Ribbon School award

Nov. 19, 2013 - Tickets now on sale for Tyger's Heart: The Original Game of Thrones

Nov. 13, 2013 - Glenmont awarded $500 Exxon Mobil grant

Nov. 12, 2013 - Student artists help honor BC Board of Education members

Nov. 7, 2013 - Glenmont Elementary addresses test score gap for special education students

Nov. 6, 2013 - Character Education Breakfast celebrates student role models

 

October  2013

Oct. 30, 2013 - BCMS teacher inspiring student action on global issues

Oct. 30, 2013 - Teachers as Artists exhibit showcases art from ten BC teachers

Oct. 29, 2013 - BC's Lenhardt elected president of New York State School Boards Association

Oct. 29, 2013 - BC students and staff give back to their community

Oct. 25, 2013 - Trending now: BC alumni add to legacy of success

Oct. 24, 2013 - BC making healthy menu choices easier for parents

Oct. 24, 2013 - Slingerlands celebrates Peace Day

Oct. 23, 2013 - Loud and clear: BC launches advocacy effort *updated Feb. 1, 2014*

Oct. 22, 2013 - Seven BC students named 2014 National Merit Scholar semifinalists

Oct. 22, 2013 - BCMS teacher named Outstanding Teacher of American History

Oct. 22, 2013 - District opens Athletic Director search | AD search committee formed

Oct. 21, 2013 - A note from Assistant Superintendent Jody Monroe: Spring Integrated Algebra tests

Oct. 21, 2013 - BCMS students awarded for bravery, creativity, kindness

Oct. 15, 2013 - Meet BCHS' administrative deans: Anthony Malizia and David Doemel, Jr.

Oct. 15, 2013 - BCHS students look to win $100,000 and more by making a safe driving commitment

Oct. 9, 2013 - Bethlehem Central ranked #1 school district in the greater Capital Region

Oct. 7, 2013 - Recap of BC's first parent information night on Common Core

Oct. 3, 2013 - BC Transportation Director named national School Bus Fleet Administrator of the Year

Oct. 3, 2013 - Cindy Bradley retires, district office welcomes Brittany Barrett

Oct. 1, 2013 - BCHS hosts the Second Annual BC Alumni Art Exhibition

 

September  2013

Sept. 30, 2013 - Lab School Retreat at Camp Chingachgook Recap

Sept. 25, 2013 - "Go Home Early Drill" to be held on Friday, Oct. 11

Sept. 25, 2013 - Parenting expert to bring tips to BC parents in five morning events

Sept. 24, 2013 - Elsmere named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School

Sept. 19, 2013 - A note about changes to ES report cards from Assistant Superintendent Jody Monroe

Sept. 19, 2013 - Changes in store for elementary report cards, use of AIMS Web

Sept. 17, 2013 - New York State Assembly member Patricia Fahy visits BCHS students

Sept. 16, 2013 - An important message for BCMS parents about reading and math assessments

Sept. 9, 2013 - Photos View BCHS photos from Back-to-School

Sept. 9, 2013 - Photos View BCMS photos from Back-to-School

Sept. 9, 2013 - Photos View Elementary School photos from Back-to-School

Sept. 9, 2013 - BCHS will host the 2nd annual Alumni Art Show at the end of September

Sept. 4, 2013 - Welcoming new teachers to the 2013-14 school year

Sept. 3, 2013 - Teachers, staff and students gear up for start of school on September 9

Sept. 3, 2013 - Kindergarten Bus Orientation photos

 

August  2013

August 22, 2013 - New law means homeowners with basic STAR must register by Dec. 31, 2013

August 20, 2013 - BCHS senior unleashes effort to protect police dogs

August 15, 2013 - Tax rates set for 2013-14 school year

August 14, 2013 - Fall will bring choices, convenience and expanded menu to BCHS

August 9, 2013 - Bethlehem Board of Education taps health care expert to fill board vacancy

August 8, 2013 - NYS test scores aligned to new curriculum trend lower statewide

August 8, 2013 - Students publish iBooks as part of summer ESY prorgram

August 6, 2013 - A note from Superintendent Dr. Douglas about 2013-14 bus stops

August 2, 2013 - Board of Education conducts interviews to fill vacancy

 

July  2013

July 29, 2013 - Transportation director attends summer training conference

July 11, 2013 - BCMS student brings national championship home to Bethlehem

July 10, 2013 - Bethlehem's World Language Department completes national proficiency training

July 3, 2013 - District to opt out of federal lunch program at BCHS ONLY

July 3, 2013 - Board of Education elects new officers, announces process for filling vacancy

 

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