Archive for January, 2021

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An important update from Superintendent Jody Monroe

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on January 31, 2021
An important update from Superintendent Jody Monroe

Dear BC family, Somehow we have reached the mid-year point in the school year. It has certainly been a challenge and continues to be. I am incredibly grateful for the support and flexibility of families, and the hard work and resilience of both students and staff. It has truly been remarkable. I have two important […]

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Black History Month at BC

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Black History Month at BC

Activities, guest speakers, art, culture, music and food, and an impressive Black History Month website brought to you by the high school.

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Biography of Dr. Patrick Jean-Pierre

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Biography of Dr. Patrick Jean-Pierre

Dr. Patrick Jean-Pierre, B.A./M.P.S. (Stony Brook University) Psychology/Human Resources, M.A. (CUNY Brooklyn College) I/O Psychology, M.A. (NYU) Education, Psy.D (Rutgers University) Organizational Psychology. Range of professional experiences in the field of education includes teaching, counseling and leadership development, as well as, organizational consulting that fosters systemic change.  Currently, District Director for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion […]

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Jan. 28-29: Three positive COVID cases

Filed in District, District News by on January 29, 2021

Three positive cases of COVID-19 were reported between Thursday, Jan. 28 and Friday, Jan. 29 in the Bethlehem Central School District. They are as follows: Bethlehem Central High School A student at the high school has tested positive. Based on the dates this student was at school, there was no exposure at school related to […]

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Albany County DOH puts high risk sports on hold

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on January 28, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, the Albany County Department of Health announced that higher-risk winter sports in Albany County could not begin a tentative February season on Feb. 1 due to continued high COVID infection rates in the county. Infection rates must be at 4% or lower for the higher risk sports season to begin, county […]

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Jan. 27: Three positive COVID cases

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on January 27, 2021

Three positive cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday, Jan. 27 in the Bethlehem Central School District. They are as follows: Eagle Elementary School A staff member at the Eagle has tested positive. There was possible exposure at school on Friday, Jan. 22. Several contacts were identified related to this case. All contacts were notified about […]

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Link: Superintendent Q & A Session Weds. at 6:30p

Filed in District, District News by on January 26, 2021

As the district nears the mid-year point of the 2020-21 school year, Superintendent Jody Monroe will host two online Q & A sessions for families K-12 to answer questions regarding academics, COVID safety protocols or other issues impacting their child’s school experience. Other members of the district’s administrative team will also join Superintendent Monroe for […]

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Jan. 26: One positive COVID case

Filed in Archive, District, District News, Elsmere by on January 26, 2021

The Bethlehem Central School District learned of one new positive COVID-19 case today, Tuesday, Jan. 26. A student at Elsmere Elementary School has tested positive. Based on the dates the student was last at school, there was no school exposure related to this case. The student who tested positive is in isolation and will not […]

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Glenmont Hat Day 2021

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Glenmont Hat Day 2021

How do you brighten the grey days of January? Maybe by grabbing your favorite hat and wearing it proudly.

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Important information about winter “higher-risk” sports

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on January 25, 2021

As widely reported, Governor Andrew Cuomo has indicated schools in New York state could allow participation in higher risk winter sports beginning Feb. 1, only if the local health department allows these sports to move ahead. This is an important decision that will require local health departments to consider the following: local rates of COVID-19 […]