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Board of Education meeting TONIGHT, Sept. 16 at 7p

Filed in District, District News by on September 16, 2020

The Bethlehem Central Board of Education will meet TONIGHT, Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at the high school cafeteria. The meeting will include a presentation regarding the district’s decision to limit fall sports to varsity-level low-risk athletics. Six representatives of the district’s soccer and field hockey teams, who have opposed this decision, have been […]

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Sept. 16 Board of Education meeting to include presentation on fall sports

Filed in District, District News by on September 14, 2020

The upcoming Bethlehem Central Board of Education meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m., will include a presentation on fall sports. The district recently announced it would limit fall sports offerings to those categorized as low-risk by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. If you would like to comment on […]

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Back to School: Annual Notifications & Code of Conduct

Filed in District, District News by on September 14, 2020

At the start of every school year, the district provides families with required annual notifications and a copy of the updated Code of Conduct. These can be found at the links below: Annual Notifications 2020-21 Code of Conduct (Board of Education Policy 5300)

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Back to School: Traffic Alert and Safety Reminders

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on September 11, 2020

Bethlehem Central School District students will begin returning to school buildings the week of September 14 as a phased re-entry to the 2020-21 school year continues. While there will be fewer students in our schools than usual, the overwhelming majority of BC students — 87% — have chosen to return for in-person instruction. In seeking […]

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Fall sports in Bethlehem to include low-risk varsity athletics only

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on September 10, 2020

The Bethlehem Central School District announced today that the return of athletics this fall for BC students will be limited to varsity-level sports classified as “low risk” by the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). The district decision was made after the state announced […]

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BC Back to School 2020-21

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on September 8, 2020

The first day of the 2020-21 school year is Wednesday, Sept. 9 for all students in grades K-12. There will be a phased reentry to the new school year for students from September 9 through September 15.  2020-21 Reopening Schedule 2020-21 Calendar BCSD 2020-21 Reopening Plan Reopening Plan Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Submit a Question […]

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Back to School: Daily COVID Screening for Students

Filed in District, District News by on September 8, 2020
Back to School: Daily COVID Screening for Students

The first day of school is Wednesday, Sept. 9 for all BC students in grades K-12. While most students will be online only until the week of Sept. 14, the district is asking families to begin the school year by starting a daily routine that is vitally important to the success of the new school […]

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Back to School: Transportation

Filed in District, District News by on September 8, 2020

Wednesday, September 9 is the first day of school for all BC students in grades K-12. And while all students will begin school online, more than 85% of students will be heading back to our schools and classrooms the week of September 14. Whether students are walking, taking the bus, driving or being driven to […]

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BCSD reopening schedule 2020-21

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on September 7, 2020
BCSD reopening schedule 2020-21

As part of the Bethlehem Central School District’s reopening plan, the district is expecting to implement the following phased re-entry schedule for the 2020-21 school year. The phased re-entry days will be used for instruction and to allow students to become acquainted with their teachers and classmates, learn about class expectations and review health and […]

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Elementary Back-to-School: What to Expect

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

If you have been wondering what our elementary classrooms might look like and what your students can expect when they return to school, take a look at some of the scenes and helpful reminders in this video from our elementary schools. Your principal welcomes you and many of our BC faculty and staff from across […]