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COVID-19 info and updates can be found here. Visitors must first complete this online COVID-19 symptom tracker to be allowed inside BC buildings. Visitors by appointment only.

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Visitor COVID tracker

Filed in District, District News by on October 3, 2020

Anyone who is not a staff member or student and will be entering any of the buildings within the Bethlehem Central School District must complete a self-assessment and COVID symptom tracker prior to entering. All visitors must have an appointment or otherwise be assigned to enter a building. BCSD Visitor COVID Tracker

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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, Oct. 2

Filed in Slingerlands by on October 2, 2020

Dear Families, I have to tell you how impressed I am with the children here at Slingerlands!  WOW!!!  They are rolling with our new way of doing things with very few hiccups!  Every day I see happy children engaged and excited about learning and school!  They are doing a great job with the masks and […]

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Spectator rules for outdoor fall athletic events

Filed in BCHS, District, District News by on October 2, 2020

The following rules apply to outdoor athletic events. No spectators are allowed for swimming. In accordance with New York State Department of Health Guidelines fall athletic contests will be limited to two spectators only for each student-athlete. Each fall athlete will receive two spectator badges for the fall season. Spectators will need to check in with […]

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Important change to Oct. 8 “Go Home Early” drill

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on October 1, 2020

There will be no early dismissal on Thursday, Oct. 8 as this year’s “Go Home Early” drill is conducted a little differently. School buses on that day will follow their regular afternoon drop-off routes. The annual drill, which is used by the district to test transportation and communication protocols, typically includes a 15-minute early dismissal […]

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Services announced for longtime track and field coach Jim Connolly

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on October 1, 2020
Services announced for longtime track and field coach Jim Connolly

The Bethlehem Central School District community is mourning the passing of longtime track and field coach James “Jim” Connolly.  Connolly, who retired from teaching in the Scotia-Glenville Central School District, had been a coach of the outdoor track and field teams at Bethlehem for 12 years. He was was a field coach working alongside BC […]

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School Messenger emails, texts and phone calls

Filed in Archive by on September 29, 2020

The Bethlehem Central School District uses the School Messenger Notification Service to enhance communication with families. This service allows us to send email, text and/or phone messages to ALL of parents and guardians within minutes if an emergency occurs at a school or if there is information that needs to be shared outside of school […]

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BCHS will be open as scheduled on Tuesday, Sept. 29 

Filed in BCHS, District, District News by on September 28, 2020

This is a follow-up to a message sent on Sunday, Sept. 27 regarding a confirmed case of COVID 19 at Bethlehem Central High School. The Albany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has contacted all close contacts to the individual in the high school community who had tested positive and those close contacts have been instructed by ACDOH […]

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Confirmed case of COVID-19 at BCHS

Filed in District, District News by on September 27, 2020

The district was notified on Sunday, September 27 by the Albany County Department of Health that a member of the Bethlehem Central High School community has tested positive for COVID-19. District administrators are working closely with the Albany County Department of Health to identify this individual’s contacts within the school community. Anyone identified as having […]

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No school Monday, Sept. 28

Filed in District, District News by on September 25, 2020

There will be no school on Monday, Sept. 28 in observance of Yom Kippur. Offices throughout the district will remain open. School will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Important note: For students in grades 7-12, Tuesday will be an “A” day. 

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Glenmont “First Days” Photos

Filed in Glenmont by on September 25, 2020
Glenmont “First Days” Photos

Take a look at photos you submitted as well as some of the scenes from here at school during the first days of the 2020-21 school year.