Bridge to College offers support to First Gen college applicants

A message for BCHS juniors and their families: We are excited to introduce you to our Bridge to College (B2C) program at BCHS. B2C is a free mentoring program and close-knit community aimed to help guide our 1st Generation students and their families through the entire college application process. In our fourth year, we look …

Lab School “Penny Wars” benefit South End Children’s Cafe

Hearing the term shortage seems to be a daily occurrence during the pandemic. With businesses making purchases as touchless as possible these days, another unfortunate shortage related to the pandemic is the lack of coins in circulation.   The BC Lab School (a small, rigorous progressive program at BCHS) decided to make use of their mounting …

BCSD Spring 2022 Continuing Education

General Information How to Register Course Descriptions Contact Information All information below, along with the Spring 2022 Continuing Education registration form, can be viewed or downloaded here [PDF] General Information Online Classes Only Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Bethlehem Central School District Spring 2022 Continuing Education classes will be held online, using Zoom meetings …

Letter from Principal Kloss, Jan. 21

Dear Elsmere Families, Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day! In the midst of all the covid-craziness, we are often looking for little things to celebrate. Thanks to our fifth grade Kindness Club, today was another special day at Elsmere as we celebrated Share your Sparkle and Kindness Day. Our sequined clothes worked magic turning classrooms into discos …

Three important COVID updates, Jan. 21

There are three important COVID updates you will want to be aware of: Final week for livestreamed classes, Jan. 24-28 As announced during last night’s Q&A with Superintendent Jody Monroe, livestreaming for students who are absent due to COVID will continue for one more week, through Jan. 28. As previously indicated, livestreaming is only a temporary measure …

If Your Student Tests Positive: Return to Physical Activity

The following is an important update for families of students who have tested positive for COVID-19: The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently reported a much lower incidence of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) related to COVID than earlier in the pandemic. As a result, a student who had a COVID-19 infection and was …

BC updates COVID protocols to align with NYS and CDC

Effective immediately, the Bethlehem Central School District will use the following protocols when allowing students to return to school if they have symptoms of COVID-19, test positive for COVID-19 or are a close contact or household contact to an individual with COVID-19. These protocols are based on the most recent updates from the Centers for Disease …

Update to COVID protocols, effective Jan. 20

Last week, the district received new guidance from the New York State Department of Health regarding COVID-19-related protocols and procedures. The Bethlehem Central School District will begin using these new protocols, aligned to New York State and CDC guidance, effective Thursday, Jan. 20. Members of our health team, including our school nurses and the district’s …