Archive for December, 2017

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Executive order does not allow for prepayment of 2018 school property taxes

Filed in Archive, District by on December 27, 2017

A new federal tax bill was signed into law on Dec. 22 that caps the allowable deduction for state and local income, sales and property taxes at $10,000 beginning in 2018. Gov. Andrew Cuomo subsequently signed an Executive Order designed to help New York taxpayers pre-pay their 2018 property taxes before Dec. 31, 2017 in […]

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Letter from Interim Principal Laurel Jones, Dec. 22

Filed in Eagle by on December 22, 2017

Eagle Families, On behalf of the entire Eagle faculty and staff, we wish you all a peaceful winter break. Enjoy your time with friends and family. All Bethlehem Central Schools will be closed from December 25 – January 1. We look forward to welcoming everyone back January 2, 2018! If you have spirit wear orders […]

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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, Dec. 22

Filed in Slingerlands by on December 22, 2017

Dear Families, It has been an especially exciting week here at Slingerlands as children have been celebrating Hanukah, and look forward to Christmas and other family celebrations! We have been collecting food for our Holiday Caring and Sharing program for the past few weeks.  The response was amazing and we were able to assist many […]

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Letter from Interim Principal Andy Baker, Dec. 22

Filed in Elsmere by on December 22, 2017

Dear Elsmere Families, Hope everyone is enjoying the snow day!  We at Elsmere wish everyone in our community a joyous and relaxing holiday season and winter break as you get to spend more time with friends and family. Safe travels to all who are going out of town. All Bethlehem Central Schools will be closed […]

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Letter from Principal Ksanznak, Dec. 22

Filed in Hamagrael by on December 22, 2017

December 22, 2017 Dear Parents, Happy Snow Day!  On behalf of the Hamagrael Elementary staff I want to wish you all a very happy, healthy and safe holiday season.  This is always a special time of the year as the kids are looking forward to the break and we are all able to spend some […]

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Local author visits Elsmere

Filed in Elsmere by on December 21, 2017
Local author visits Elsmere

Local Author Jessica Loy talks to students about wild animals & the great outdoors.

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BCMS December Character Lunch

Filed in BCMS by on December 18, 2017
BCMS December Character Lunch

Forty-five middle school students were recently recognized for setting positive examples for their peers.

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2018-19 Curriculum Handbook & Course Selection

Filed in BCHS by on December 18, 2017

Dear Grades 9-11 Students and Parents: The 2018-2019 BCHS Course Curriculum Handbook is now available on ASPEN’s BCHS Home Page and district website. During the upcoming weeks your student will be engaged in the course selection process. Students current teachers will be working through January to make course recommendations for students.  Counselors will begin individual meetings with […]

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Hamagrael brightens the holidays

Filed in Hamagrael by on December 15, 2017
Hamagrael brightens the holidays

Hundreds of games, toys, dolls, trucks and more are headed to Capital Region children in need as part of this year’s Adopt a Snowflake project.

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Letter from Principal Ksanznak, Dec. 15

Filed in Hamagrael by on December 15, 2017

Dear Parents, Today the Adopt-a-Snowflake gifts were picked up and will be delivered to families in need during the holiday season.  It is always so nice to see how excited the kids are when they pick the Adopt-a-Snowflake off the board and then bring the gift in to school.  The amount of support we get […]

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