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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, Oct. 18

Filed in Slingerlands by on October 18, 2019

Dear Families, We have made a change to the way we celebrate American Education Week to better accommodate family schedules, reduce the traffic in the building and parking lot at one time and make the visits more meaningful for you, your child and the teacher.  We will not have a week of class visits as […]

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Family photo sessions at Elsmere Nov. 1-2

Filed in Elsmere by on October 18, 2019

Support PTA and Get A Great Family Portrait! Family Photo Sessions Are Back This Year On Friday, Nov. 1st and Saturday, Nov. 2nd photographer Colleen Piccolino will be at Elsmere to offer family portrait sessions. Visit the Book Fair and sit for a family portrait. What will you choose? Siblings? Grandparents? Whole family? The cost […]

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School Banking returns to Elsmere Oct. 24

Filed in Elsmere by on October 18, 2019

School Banking is returning to Elsmere! Beginning Thursday, October 24, School Banking will be in the Elsmere Library at the start of school. If your child currently has a CapCom bank account and would like to make a deposit, they can do so on any Thursday morning that School Banking is being held (in the […]

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BC Community Walk is Oct. 29

Filed in Archive by on October 16, 2019
BC Community Walk is Oct. 29

Break out your best orange and black spirit gear! No Place for Hate at BC will wrap up its October anti-bullying month efforts with a first-ever Community Walk designed to build unity and respect for all members of the Bethlehem Central School District community. The No Place for Hate Community Walk will take place on […]

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Students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with authentic cuisine

Filed in BCHS, Student Spotlight by on October 15, 2019
Students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with authentic cuisine

The BCHS Chapter of the Spanish Honor Society recently hosted a Guacamole Challenge, asking students to form teams and submit their own creative take on one of the most popular dishes featuring the fruit that is known in Mexico as aguacate, or avocado. Avocados have been around for centuries — discovered by Aztecs and Mayans […]

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Nov. 16: Harlem Wizards take on BC team

Filed in District, District News by on October 15, 2019
Nov. 16: Harlem Wizards take on BC team

Have a ball and support the great work of the Bethlehem Central Community Foundation on Saturday, Nov. 16.

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College Fair & Financial Aid Night is Thurs., Oct. 17

Filed in BCHS, District News by on October 15, 2019

A reminder for families of students in grades 10-12: The BCHS Counseling Center will be hosting both a Financial Aid Presentation and a College Fair this Thursday, October 17 at the middle school. Here are the specific times and locations: 1. Financial Aid Presentation: 5:00pm-6:15pm in the middle school auditorium. Ms. Mary Lawyer, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at […]

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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, Oct. 11

Filed in Slingerlands by on October 11, 2019

Dear Families, Some of you have heard the rumor about Val Kraupner…….  Unfortunately it is not a rumor! After working at Slingerlands for the past 14 years, Val will be heading to a position at the Middle School.  This was a bittersweet decision for Val as she has loved her time at Slingerlands. I know […]

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Letter from Principal Ksanznak, Oct. 11

Filed in Hamagrael by on October 11, 2019

Dear Parents, Our fall enrichment classes have begun! ONE SPOT HAS OPENED in the free Coding/Programming class for K-1 kids on Wednesdays; if you are interested in joining, email Christy Doyle at cdoyle@albany.edu. Also, even though we make announcements each day about who is going to an enrichment class, please try to remind your child as […]

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FBLA prepares for state competition

Filed in BCHS, Student Spotlight by on October 11, 2019
FBLA prepares for state competition

On Oct. 11, members of the BCHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) began to prepare for the State Leadership Conference in April.