Archive for December, 2016

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2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Info

Filed in Archive by on December 29, 2016

If you have a child who will turn five years old on or before December 1, 2017, you will want to take note of Bethlehem’s kindergarten registration, which begins January 5 for the 2017-18 school year. Kindergarten registration information was mailed to all eligible families currently in the district’s database. If you did not receive a kindergarten registration […]

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Q2 progress reports posted to Aspen

Filed in Archive by on December 23, 2016

The 2016-17 Q2 progress/interim reports are now posted to Aspen.

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THANK YOU from BC!

Filed in Archive by on December 23, 2016
THANK YOU from BC!

Thank you to all of the sponsors, students and staff that donated to the Holiday Caring and Sharing Drive this year.

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Slingerlands takes 1st, 2nd place at Cool Kid IP competition

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Two of three teams of third graders from Slingerlands Elementary School who traveled to RPI yesterday to compete in a Shark Tank-like competition placed first and second in the Cool Kid IP Challenge Powered by AT&T. The competition included teams of mini-entrepreneurs from four local school districts who pitched their product ideas to a team […]

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BCHS January 2017 Exam Schedule

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BCHS January 2017 Exam Schedule

Mid-year exams at the high school will take place from Tuesday, January 24 through Friday, January 27.

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6 questions to ask your child other than ‘How was your day?’

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Searching for ways to find out more about your child’s school day? Hamagrael Principal, Dave Ksanznak spoke with experts at Parent Today about the 6 questions that you can ask your students that creates positivity and engagement at home. Click here to view the full article on Parent Today.   For more valuable resources designed […]

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Former bowling coach arrested on child pornography charges

Filed in Archive by on December 21, 2016

The following message was emailed to district parents on Wednesday, Dec. 21: Officials at the Bethlehem Central School District learned today that a former boys bowling coach, Marvin J. Sontz, was arrested by the Bethlehem Police Department on Tuesday, December 20, on two felony charges of possessing and disseminating child pornography and a misdemeanor charge […]

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Giving back: Students lend support to Olympic athlete

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Giving back: Students lend support to Olympic athlete

Students decorated a huge “get well” card for Friend of Elsmere, Olympic luge athlete Aidan Kelly who recently had surgery.

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Winter fun at Elsmere

Filed in Archive by on December 20, 2016

To check out more of the photos from Elsmere’s 50th Day Sock Hop, First Grade Author’s Fair, Flannel Friday, Hour of Code, Math and Science night for 4th and 5th graders, and Team Work Day visit the district’s Facebook page. Happy Holidays!      

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BC examines five-year projections for school enrollment

Filed in Archive by on December 20, 2016
BC examines five-year projections for school enrollment

Schools in the Bethlehem Central School District are expected to continue to experience declines in enrollment similar to many Capital Region schools but a large number of new and proposed housing units could have a “sizeable impact” on those figures, according to a consultant hired to look at the district’s enrollment trends and community development. […]

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