Bethlehem High School

Upcoming Events

April 22

BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.

April 22-24

NYSSMA Choral Majors, BCHS

April 26

Junior Prom, 6-11 p.m.

April 28 & 30

BCHS Concert, 7:30 p.m.

May 1

BCHS 2nd Annual Girls Night Out, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

May 2

BCHS Key Club Gong Show, 7 p.m.

May 3

SAT I & II Exams, 7:45 a.m., BCHS

VJCAT Presents: The Importance of Being Ernest, BCHS, 2pm & 7pm (RM: G100)

May 4

VJCAT Presents: The Importance of Being Ernest, BCHS, 2pm (RM: G100)

May 5-16


May 6

BOE Meet the Candidates Night, 6:30 p.m.

May 7

BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.

May 8

BCHS Service Recognition Tea, 5-6:30 p.m.

May 20

School Budget Vote & BOE Election, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., BCHS




Bethlehem A to Z heading

EXCEL Program


What is the excel program?

EXCEL is a team-based concept designed to help students develop a positive attitude about school. Its ultimate goal is to create an educational environment that maximizes student success with State learning standards.

how does excel reach this goal?

Small Class Size
Usually limited to 15 students.

Parental Involvement
Opportunities for parent participation through social activities and special events.

Student Recognition
Spring awards ceremony honors effort and achievement.

Interdisciplinary Instruction
Common teacher planning period enables development/coordination of activities among math, science, social studies, and English classes.

Communication with Faculty
Learning Center teachers, guidance counselors, and other staff meet with EXCEL teachers regularly.

Team Activities
Activities such as workshops, field trips, team games, and and other events may be used for supplemental instruction and as incentives for positive behavior and academic performance.


excel program links

Mr. Vara - Global History (email)

Mrs. Kniffin  - Science (email)

Ms. Gentile - Math (email)

Ms. Tworek - English (email)

Ms. McGinnis - Special Education (email)



Students of the Marking Period