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On Friday, June 27 at the SEFCU Arena, the Bethlehem Central Class of 2014 had its commencement ceremony. Congratulations, you've made BC proud! Click here to find out the post-Bethlehem plans of our graduates (courtesy of the BC Talon.) VIEW PHOTOS FROM GRADUATION


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Honor & Merit Rolls for Q4

Congratulations to our students to made the honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter of 2013-14. Have a great summer and keep up the hard work!

BCHS Q4 Honor & Merit Rolls [PDF] 

BC Pride rewards positive student behavior

This year, BCHS introduced BC Pride, a program that rewards positive student behavior. Pictured are many of the students nominated for acts of kindness or for simply displaying good character. Joining them was one BC Pride's community sponsors, Marv Sontz of Del Lanes. Thank you to all our sponsors for making BC Pride a success! MORE INFO & LIST OF SPONSORS

Masterminds team wins state title

Bethlehem Central High School’s Masterminds team is the New York State champion for the second year in a row. On Saturday June 14, regional winners from all over New York State competed at LeMoyne College in Syracuse. The Bethlehem team was undefeated in the tournament and throughout the entire year. READ MORE

BC senior McKenzie Jerome is CTE’s Student of the Year

Bethlehem’s own McKenzie Jerome has been named the Capital Region BOCES Faculty Association Student of the Year at the Capital Region Career and Technical School (CTE). READ MORE

Martha walks! Mock trial ends in hung jury

Over the course of two weeks in late May, students in teacher Anthony Wilson's AP American History class took part in a mock trial under the direction of Town Justice Ryan Donovan. The students, who assumed roles of prosecutors, defense attorneys, witnesses, jurors and defendant, were given a fictional criminal case in which a woman named Martha Monroe was on trial for first degree murder. READ MORE

Four more BC student-athletes headed to NCAA Division 1 programs

Four Bethlehem Central High School students were honored June 4 in a ceremony representing their signing commitments to play NCAA Division 1 intercollegiate sports. They join seven other classmates who signed letters of intent earlier this year to compete at the top level of NCAA play. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

BCHS students recognized for French proficiency regionally and nationally

A large group of BCHS French students participated in this year's National French Contest where many ranked high regionally and nationally. Each student who places first through tenth regionally in the chapter will be recognized on June 13 at Union College. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

Meads Lane and Van Dyke Road to close

The Town of Bethlehem Highway Department has notified us that they will be closing the intersection of Meads Lane and Van Dyke Road starting on June 2, 2014 and work is expected to be completed by July 11, 2014. This closure may influence traffic going to and/or from Eagle Elementary School and Bethlehem Central High School.

During this period, the southern portion of Meads Lane will be closed to through traffic from the vicinity of 119 Meads Lane to the intersection of NY Route 32. Van Dyke Road will be closed to through traffic from the vicinity of the Phillipin Kill to the intersection of Meads Lane.

You can visit the Town of Bethlehem website at for any updates on this project.

Health and wellness the focus of a successful Girls' Night Out

On May 1, Bethlehem High School girls were busy discovering how much fun a “Girls’ Night Out” can be. In its second year, Girls' Night Out is an event that evolved from a desire to introduce a healthier lifestyle to high school girls. READ MORE

Summer 2014 Driver's Education

Pre-registration for summer 2014 Driver's Education. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

Students helping students: BCHS students support Eagle Elementary student in bottle drive for juvenile diabetes

When Spencer Dodge, a fourth grade studentin Mrs. Nicholson’s class at Eagle Elementary, announced he was doing a bottle drive in his neighborhood to help raise money for juvenile diabetes, Emily Stento, his neighbor, decided to get some of her friends together and help support his cause. READ MORE

More High School News

YMCA honors BC students and staff

Senior Spotlight: Graduating to the Big Leagues

BCHS students claim 3 Intel ISEF Awards & 1 Special Award at the RPI Intel Science Fair

Science Olympiad team advances to state tournament

Two BCHS Seniors win Leadership Award