Eagle Challenge, Health and Wellness Fair coming May 18

Save the date! For the second year in a row, the Bethlehem Central High School Student Senate will host the Eagle Challenge on Sat., May 18. To complement the challenge this year, the BC Wellness Committee has organized a Health and Wellness Fair that will take place during the community event. Eagle Challenge Health and …

Glenmont first grade team named regional winners in math competition

Three Glenmont Elementary School first-grade students are headed to SUNY Albany in June to participate in the 2024 First in Math Statewide Elementary Mathematics Tournament. The first-grade team was announced as regional winners in the virtual Statewide Elementary Mathematics competition. The students received trophies and Glenmont Elementary School will receive a plaque and a $1,000 …

Photos: BCHS hosts U.S. Naturalization Ceremony

Thirty-five individuals became U.S. citizens at a ceremony hosted by Bethlehem Central High School, with Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado as a guest speaker, and U.S. District Court justice Mae A. D’Agostino presiding over the ceremony.

Tuesday, Apr. 23: Online safety presentation for Capital Region parents and guardians

On Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Central High School, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will host an important session for area parents and guardians entitled Rising Issues of Online Safety, Security and Sextortion. The presentation will take place in the Bethlehem High School auditorium, located at 700 Delaware Ave in Delmar. …

May 21: Annual budget vote and board of education election

On Tuesday, May 21, residents will consider a $114.0 million budget for the 2024-25 school year which would maintain smaller class sizes and support the district’s core values of academics, character, community and wellness. The proposed 2024-25 budget includes a tax levy increase of $2,303,572, or 3.25%, an amount BELOW the maximum allowable tax levy …

Science author and educator visits Glenmont

Students at Glenmont Elementary School welcomed science author and educator Dr. Jodi Wheeler-Toppen last week for two presentations, “How a Worm Wiggled into a Book” (K-2) and “Purr-fect Research is so Dog-gone Fun!” (3-5). K-2 students learned about worm anatomy and the importance of revision in writing. Students were encouraged to hold and observe live …

Award winning author-illustrator Laura Vaccaro Seeger visits elementary schools

Author Laura Vaccaro Seeger visited Hamagrael, Elsmere, Eagle and Slingerlands elementary schools this month.  Laura is a New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, a two-time winner of both the Caldecott Honor Award and the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award, and winner of the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award, to name just a …