Archive for August, 2021

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BCHS Freshman Orientation is Sept. 1

Filed in Archive, BCHS, District, District News by on August 31, 2021

UPDATE 8/31: IF YOUR CHILD IS TAKING THE BUS TO ORIENTATION, PLEASE NOTE THIS IMPORTANT CHANGE: Your child will need to be at their bus stop four and a half hours (4 hours, 30 minutes) later than the regularly scheduled time for pick up. (Example: If your child is scheduled to be picked up at 7:10a, […]

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BCHS wins NYS Business Department of Year Award

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on August 31, 2021
BCHS wins NYS Business Department of Year Award

The following is from the Business Teachers Association of NYS: The Business Teachers Association of New York State (BTANYS) has selected the Business Education Department of Bethlehem High School for the Department of the Year Award 2020-2021. The department (comprised of one teacher: Tracy Farrell) has demonstrated exemplary evidence in areas such as the CTE […]

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Food Service FAQs – Fall 2021

Filed in Archive by on August 27, 2021

September Menus Elementary lunch Middle School lunch High School lunch  What is the cost of breakfast and lunch at school? Grades K-12 Breakfast and lunch are free this year for all students.  How will lunch work at school this fall? Grades K-5 Each morning, teachers will take a lunch count and submit this information to […]

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Aug. 27: One positive case at BCHS

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

The Bethlehem Central School District has learned of one new positive case of COVID-19 at the high school.  A student who is participating in the school’s cross country program has tested positive. The district is currently assisting with contact tracing related to this case. The dates of possible exposure were Monday, Aug. 23 and Tuesday, […]

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Weekly update from Principal Knox, Aug. 27

Filed in Hamagrael by on August 27, 2021

Dear Families,  We are less than two weeks away from the start of school and we are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to Hamagrael! At this point, you should have received your child(s) classroom assignment on ASPEN. I also uploaded my welcome letter onto ASPEN but have attached it here if you would like. […]

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Sophomores: Counselor Meet & Greet is Tues., Aug. 31

Filed in BCHS by on August 27, 2021

Dear Sophomores & Parents/Guardians, I hope you are doing well and enjoying your summer break! With the start of the school year right around the corner, the BCHS Counseling Department will be holding our annual Sophomore Meet & Greet on Tuesday, August 31st from 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM. The program will be in-person in […]

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YOUR ACTION NEEDED: Bus Transportation

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on August 26, 2021

The district’s bus driver shortage continues and YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION is required. This is especially important as we begin a new school year relying on a COVID mitigation strategy. We are asking all parents K-12 to verify their bus registration choice in Aspen by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27.  Bus schedules and stops are […]

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Verify your child’s bus transportation in Aspen

Filed in Archive by on August 26, 2021
Verify your child’s bus transportation in Aspen

Verify your child’s bus transportation registration Follow these easy steps to check your child’s transportation status. 1. Log into Aspen Log into the Aspen Parent Portal If you have questions about accessing Aspen, email helpdesk@bethlehemschools.org 2. Click Bus Transportation Choice Form Under “District Announcements,” click blue link (Bus Transportation Choice Form) 3. Click magnifying glass The blue […]

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Back-to-School Q & A sessions continue

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on August 24, 2021

There are more opportunities for families and staff members to ask questions about return-to-school plans for the 2021-22 school year. A second parent Q & A session will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 25, and a second session for staff will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Several district administrators will be on hand to […]

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BCMS medication drop-off, Sept. 2 & Sept. 8

Filed in BCMS by on August 24, 2021
BCMS medication drop-off, Sept. 2 & Sept. 8

Parents of middle school students will be able to drop off student medications for the 2021-22 school year, according to the following schedule: BCMS families only: Thursday, Sept. 2 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. BCMS families only: Wednesday, Sept. 8 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon The drop-off location will be OUTDOORS in front of the […]