Archive for June, 2021

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June 19: One positive COVID case

Filed in Archive, District, District News, Elsmere by on June 19, 2021

The Bethlehem Central School District has learned of one new positive case of COVID-19 at Elsmere Elementary School. A student at Elsmere has tested positive. The district assisted the Albany County Department of Health with contact tracing related to this case and several close contacts were identified. These individuals have all been notified of the […]

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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, June 18

Filed in Slingerlands by on June 18, 2021

Dear Families, Important messages of the week: What a wonderful evening we had last night for our 5th grade Moving On Ceremony!!  It was our first event in over a year and it was memorable!  We wish our 5th graders the very best as they head off on their new adventures! We had a super […]

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BC seeks community partnership to provide Universal Pre-K

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 18, 2021

The Bethlehem Central School District is seeking a partnership with one or more community-based organizations to provide a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program to up to 89 four-year-olds within the district. The district is soliciting proposals from qualified providers in a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued Friday, June 18. For the first time ever, New York […]

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BCMS produce returns to the Farmers Market

Filed in Archive, BCMS by on June 18, 2021
BCMS produce returns to the Farmers Market

On Saturday, June 19, students from the BCMS Garden Club will be at the Delmar Farmers Market selling produce from the school’s gardens. It will be the first time the students with their school-grown produce will return to the Farmers Market since 2019.  The Delmar Farmers Market is located at the middle school at 332 […]

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June 18: One positive COVID case

Filed in Archive, BCMS, District, District News by on June 18, 2021

The Bethlehem Central School District has learned of one new positive case of COVID-19 at Bethlehem Central Middle School. A student at the middle school has tested positive. The district assisted with contact tracing related to this case and no close contacts were identified. The student who tested positive will not return to school until […]

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Eagle Elementary Penny Wars sponsor water well in South Sudan

Filed in Archive, District, District News, Eagle by on June 18, 2021
Eagle Elementary Penny Wars sponsor water well in South Sudan

For the past three years, Eagle Elementary students have been waging a war. A penny war, that is. Classrooms competed against each other to see who could raise the most money, with winning classrooms earning a prize. But the bigger prize comes from over 3,500 miles away from the newest nation on Earth: South Sudan. […]

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Letter from Principal Kloss, June 18

Filed in Elsmere by on June 18, 2021

Dear Elsmere Families, We certainly are ending the 2020 – 21 school year on a high note.  Celebrations and reflections on the year abounded this week as we looked back on an unusual but productive year. Our traditional Field Day had a new twist as activities were led by all special area teachers. Take a […]

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BCHS teacher finalist for prestigious national STEM teaching award

Filed in District, District News by on June 17, 2021
BCHS teacher finalist for prestigious national STEM teaching award

Rachel Linehan, who teaches math and computer science at Bethlehem Central High School is in the running for one of the nation’s most prestigious teaching awards known as the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST). She is one of only five math and science teachers in New York State to be […]

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Seal of Biliteracy awarded to 27 BCHS seniors

Filed in Archive, Student Spotlight by on June 17, 2021
Seal of Biliteracy awarded to 27 BCHS seniors

The World Languages Department is pleased to announce the Class of 2021 recipients of the Seal of Biliteracy. More than two dozen BC students will graduate with this recognition for achieving proficiency in more than one language. This is the first time graduating seniors at BCHS could earn the Seal of Biliteracy. Most of this […]

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Spirit Day 2021 at Glenmont

Filed in Glenmont by on June 17, 2021
Spirit Day 2021 at Glenmont

Check out some of the festive photos from BC Spirit Day at Glenmont. What a spectacular day for students and staff!