Archive for January, 2018

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BCHS students are making “A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE®”

Filed in BCHS, District News, Student Spotlight by on January 31, 2018
BCHS students are making “A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE®”

BCHS Students develop their knowledge & skills to respond to name-calling and bullying behaviors.

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Elsmere Family Formal is Friday, Feb. 9

Filed in Elsmere by on January 29, 2018

The Elsmere Family Formal will be held Friday, February 9. Join us for a simple night of dancing together from 6-8 pm in the Elsmere gym. This is a no-cost event for families – thank you for all that you do for the kids at Elsmere! Music and Dancing will be led by Homespun Occasions (http://www.homespun.biz/– check out their style […]

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Glenmont PTA Winter Carnival

Filed in Glenmont by on January 29, 2018
Glenmont PTA Winter Carnival

Check out all of the happy faces!

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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, Jan. 26

Filed in Slingerlands by on January 26, 2018

Dear Families, Earlier this week we had our Winter Concert.  Our fourth and fifth graders did an outstanding job performing for their families.  Thank you to Mrs. Platek, Mr. O’Connell and Mr. Biernacki for their commitment to making outstanding musicians out of our students!  Thanks to all of you for supporting our wonderful music program! […]

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Letter from Interim Principal Laurel Jones, Jan. 26

Filed in Eagle by on January 26, 2018

Eagle Families, It was another fantastic week at Eagle!  We are lucky to have such wonderful students, faculty, and staff that make learning fun. I can not believe that next week is the beginning of February. I hope you have heard about the new lunch and recess ticket system at Eagle. A special thank you […]

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Letter from Interim Principal Andy Baker, Jan. 26

Filed in Elsmere by on January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 Dear Elsmere Families, We had a busy full week here at Elsmere! Our D.A.R.E graduation took place on Thursday; the students were very proud to be recognized. I was very impressed with the students’ essays that were read! Report cards will be uploaded to ASPEN for you to view this afternoon. Please […]

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Letter from Principal Ksanznak, Jan. 26

Filed in Hamagrael by on January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 Dear Parents, Your child’s report card is posted for you to view on Aspen. The Elementary Report Card Guide can be found on the “Information for Parents” tab on our Hamagrael website.  The guide will provide you with information about our instructional rating scales and performance levels.  All children in grades 4 […]

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Letter from Principal Heffernan, Jan. 26

Filed in Glenmont by on January 26, 2018

Dear Families, Congratulations to our 4th and 5th grade musicians on their wonderful concert last week! We’d also like to thank Mrs. Seebode, Ms. Vitale, and Mr. O’Connell for all of the time and energy they put into preparing the students for the performance. BCSD has an outstanding music department from K-12, and this concert […]

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BCSD enrollment projections on target for current year, downward trend predicted to continue

Filed in District, District News by on January 26, 2018
BCSD enrollment projections on target for current year, downward trend predicted to continue

Student enrollment in the Bethlehem Central School District is expected to continue to decline over the next five years, according to a recent report from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC). The report’s findings will be formally presented to the Board of Education as part of Superintendent Jody Monroe’s State of the Schools address […]

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Lab School “Butterfly Grants” spread joy

Filed in District, District News, Student Spotlight by on January 25, 2018

With an idea that sprang from an emotional presentation by CBS journalist Steve Hartman last fall, Lab School students at Bethlehem Central High School are spreading joy, $50 at a time, through their own “Butterfly Grant” program. Senior Olivia Poust, who is an intern at The Spotlight News, shares her take on the new community […]

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