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BCMS PTO to host drug abuse prevention talk

Filed in BCMS by on February 18, 2020
BCMS PTO to host drug abuse prevention talk

Learn about the gateway drug trends of today, including alcohol, marijuana and vaping among teens.

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Slingerlands celebrates 50th anniversary of musical

Filed in District, District News by on February 18, 2020
Slingerlands celebrates 50th anniversary of musical

On March 5-6, Slingerlands fifth-graders will perform “Our School,” a celebration of 50 years of the school’s musical.

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BCHS testing alarm system on Tues., Feb. 18

Filed in District, District News by on February 18, 2020

Beginning at approximately 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, Bethlehem Central High School will be testing its fire alarm system. The testing will last approximately 30 minutes. Thank you for your patience!

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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, Feb. 14

Filed in Slingerlands by on February 14, 2020

Dear Families, This year we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Slingerlands 5th Grade Musical!!  Mr. Betor has written the play, Our School, that will be performed by our 5th graders on March 5th and 6th here at Slingerlands.  At this time, we are doing pre-sale tickets only. If you are interested in seeing […]

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Letter from Principal Kloss, Feb. 14

Filed in Archive, Elsmere by on February 14, 2020

Dear Elsmere Families, Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope this note finds you anticipating or having a wonderful February break together with your sweet children. If you are looking for something fun to do, please check out the public library’s website or the local site: http://albany.kidsoutandabout.com/ .  Of course, the break is a great time to […]

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Statement on arrest of student making graffiti threat

Filed in District by on February 13, 2020

On February 13, 2020, the following message was emailed to all BCHS families by Superintendent Jody Monroe: Dear BCHS Parent or Guardian: I am writing to inform you about the arrest today of a Bethlehem Central High School student after it was alleged the student had made threats of violence against the school with graffiti […]

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Athletic Director Len Kies named AD of the Year

Filed in District, District News by on February 12, 2020
Athletic Director Len Kies named AD of the Year

Congratulations to Bethlehem Central School District athletic director Len Kies for being named the region’s Athletic Director of the Year by the New York State Athletic Administrators Association (NYSAAA). The statewide organization honors one person from each region of the state as part of its annual awards ceremony. Kies will collect the award in March […]

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BCHS Counseling Center Newsletter – Feb. 2020

Filed in BCHS by on February 12, 2020

Download and print a copy of the Counseling Center News – Jan. 2020. Looking forward Juniors & Seniors who are interested in applying for the scholarships that are awarded during the Academic Awards Ceremony in May, should apply through the Google Classroom page. This page has all the information you need about the scholarships as […]

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Board of Education to vote on new K-8 cell phone rule

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on February 12, 2020

The Bethlehem Central Board of Education is considering a new policy that, if approved later this month, would limit distractions in the classroom by requiring students in kindergarten through grade 8 to keep all personal mobile devices out of sight during the school day. The proposed policy defines mobile devices as any cell phone, smartwatch, or other […]

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Superintendent Monroe delivers State of the Schools presentation

Filed in Archive, Budget News, District, District News by on February 11, 2020
Superintendent Monroe delivers State of the Schools presentation

On Wednesday, February 5, BC Superintendent of Schools Jody Monroe delivered her State of the Schools 2020 presentation to the Board of Education. The annual presentation is intended to provide a backdrop for public budget deliberations that will begin later this month and will conclude in May with the annual budget vote. In her State […]