Archive for May, 2017

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Slingerlands donates Little Free Library to local shelter

Filed in Slingerlands by on May 31, 2017
Slingerlands donates Little Free Library to local shelter

It looks like a birdhouse but it’s filled with books for children of all ages to enjoy at the Marillac Family Shelter.

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Reminder: Tick awareness remains important

Filed in District by on May 31, 2017
Reminder: Tick awareness remains important

Every year, the month of May is recognized as Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Though we have said farewell to May, it is important that families continue to be aware of the risk of tick exposure and Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease is caused by bacteria transmitted by the deer tick. It may cause symptoms affecting the skin, […]

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Business Plan contest includes BC winner, competitors

Filed in BCHS by on May 30, 2017
Business Plan contest includes BC winner, competitors

Bethlehem senior and student entrepreneur Anthony Amato recently won a special award from the Center for Economic Growth’s New York State High School Business Plan Competition held May 24 at Siena College. The high school business competition requires individual students or teams to develop a unique and innovative business concept and prepare a ten-minute presentation that would inspire […]

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May happenings at Elsmere

Filed in Elsmere by on May 30, 2017
May happenings at Elsmere

So much learning and fun in our schools. Just take a look at these snaps from Elsmere.

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2017 National Spanish Exam

Filed in BCHS by on May 30, 2017
2017 National Spanish Exam

More than 50 BCHS students were honored recently for their excellent performance in the National Spanish Exam.

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BC’s Masterminds team wins Capital Region Championship

Filed in BCHS by on May 30, 2017
BC’s Masterminds team wins Capital Region Championship

On Thurs., May 25, the BC Masterminds team won the Capital Region Championship at Siena College.

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Letter from Principal Heffernan, May 26

Filed in Glenmont by on May 26, 2017

Dear Families, Many thanks to the community for supporting the district’s school budget for the 2017-18 school year!  We are grateful for your support. Congratulations to Mr. Rawitsch’s class for their performance in their play this past Thursday.           It’s June!  This means there will be a lot of activities and events […]

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Congratulations to our 2016-17 retirees!

Filed in District by on May 26, 2017
Congratulations to our 2016-17 retirees!

On Thursday evening, May 18, Bethlehem Central administrators, faculty and staff gathered at Normanside Country Club to pay tribute to their colleagues who have retired or will retire in the 2016-17 school year. They are teachers, bus drivers, aides, buildings and grounds staff, and support staff who have been integral to the mission of the school district for many […]

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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, May 26

Filed in Slingerlands by on May 26, 2017

Dear Families, Last week you received a letter inviting you to provide information regarding your child to assist us as we begin to work on teacher placements for next year.  You can send in a letter or email me at hbonacquist@bcsd.neric.org.  All letters must be received by May 31st.  We begin our work on June […]

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Letter from Principal Ksanznak, May 26

Filed in Hamagrael by on May 26, 2017

Dear Parents, All BCSD schools will be closed on Monday, May 29 to observe Memorial Day. Next week we will already be in the month of June.  It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were welcoming everyone back for the 2016-17 school year; the time sure flies by!  There are a lot of activities […]

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