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BCHS teacher finalist for prestigious national STEM teaching award

Filed in District, District News by on June 17, 2021
BCHS teacher finalist for prestigious national STEM teaching award

Rachel Linehan, who teaches math and computer science at Bethlehem Central High School is in the running for one of the nation’s most prestigious teaching awards known as the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST). She is one of only five math and science teachers in New York State to be […]

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June 16: One positive COVID case

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 16, 2021

The Bethlehem Central School District has learned of one new positive case of COVID-19 at Bethlehem Central Middle School. A student at the middle school has tested positive. The district assisted with contact tracing related to this case and no close contacts were identified. The student who tested positive will not return to school until […]

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Guidance remains unchanged for end-of-year activities

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 15, 2021

A message from Superintendent Jody Monroe: Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that COVID restrictions will be lifted in most circumstances now that 70 percent of the state’s population is vaccinated. We were excited to hear that New York state has reached this important milestone in its vaccination efforts. Please be aware that despite COVID restrictions […]

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Superintendent End-of-Year Q & A video recording

Filed in District, District News by on June 11, 2021

Superintendent Jody Monroe, other district administrators and building leaders answer questions about the end of the 2020-21 school year and what the 2021-22 school year may look like. Superintendent End-of-Year Q & A Parent Forum

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2021-22 Student Bus Registration Form Information

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 10, 2021
2021-22 Student Bus Registration Form Information

To address a critical bus driver shortage and create a more efficient district transportation program, families whose children are eligible for bus transportation will be asked to complete a mandatory 2021-22 Student Bus Registration Form indicating their transportation needs for next school year. The form will ask families to indicate their general transportation needs for […]

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BOU’s “Life After BC” Student Panel is June 10

Filed in District, District News by on June 9, 2021
BOU’s “Life After BC” Student Panel is June 10

Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited (BOU) is sponsoring “Life After BC” on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 7 p.m. as a webinar this year. Now is the time to attend “Life After BC” to find out about college life and other options and get those questions answered!  The panel discussion and question/answer session will feature recent BC […]

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June 8-9: National Honor Society and Academic Awards

Filed in District, District News by on June 8, 2021

Tuesday, June 8, 7 p.m. – BCHS National Honor Society Induction  There will be a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, June 8 at 7 p.m. honoring the newest inductees into the Gladys E. Newell National Honor Society at the high school. The virtual ceremony will premiere on YouTube. Link to YouTube to set a reminder and […]

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BC to end mandatory mask use outdoors

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 8, 2021

A message from Superintendent Jody Monroe: At a press conference on Monday, June 7, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that schools will no longer be mandated to require that students, staff or visitors wear masks outdoors, regardless of vaccination status. The use of face masks indoors at schools, and on school buses, will continue to be […]

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End-of-Year Superintendent Q & A Sessions for Families

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 7, 2021

As the district nears the end of the 2020-21 school year, Superintendent Jody Monroe will host two online Q & A sessions for families K-12 to answer questions regarding tentative plans for the 2021-22 school year, COVID safety protocols, transportation or any issues related to their child’s school experience. Other members of the district’s administrative team will also join Superintendent Monroe […]

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Mask rules still in effect at BC

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 6, 2021

An important message from Superintendent Jody Monroe: As has been reported, on Friday afternoon, New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker issued a letter to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) seeking guidance in the state’s effort to ease mask requirements in schools as early as this week.  On Sunday, June 6, the New York […]