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Update June 24: Transportation planning and survey

Filed in District, District News by on June 24, 2020

A message from Superintendent Jody Monroe: Dear BC Families: As we prepare for a likely return to school in the fall, we wanted to share information with you about health and safety measures on our school buses and get your feedback on school bus transportation. If a return to on-site instruction takes place in the fall, the […]

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BCHS Class of 2020 Diploma Ceremonies

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 17, 2020

Bethlehem Central School District will host outdoor Diploma Ceremonies for the Class of 2020 on Friday, June 26 on the BCHS Campus. This plan became possible once New York State allowed outdoor, socially distanced graduation ceremonies of up to 150 people in attendance. In order to maintain the safety of everyone involved, the school is […]

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Sign up for NOW for free summer meals

Filed in District, District News by on June 17, 2020
Sign up for NOW for free summer meals

All children 18 and under can receive free breakfast and lunch all summer long. Sign up now!

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Voters approve 2020-21 budget; elect three board members

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 16, 2020

Voters in the Bethlehem Central School District have approved a $103.5 million budget for the 2020-21 school year by a margin of 3,832 to 1,067, or approximately 78 percent in favor to 22 percent opposed. Voters elected three members to the Board of Education from a slate of seven candidates. All three are current board members. […]

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Ballot counting to begin at 5 p.m. on June 16

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 16, 2020

In accordance with the executive orders of the governor of the state of New York, on June 16, beginning at 5 p.m., the chief election inspector for the Bethlehem Central School District will supervise the tally of all absentee ballots submitted as part of the Annual Budget Vote and Board of Education Election. By order […]

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Looking ahead: A message from Superintendent Jody Monroe

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 15, 2020

The following is a message for BC families from Superintendent Jody Monroe: Dear BC family, As we get closer to the end of the school year, I realize that you have many questions about the possible reopening of schools in the fall. We received many responses to our initial survey about your concerns and priorities. […]

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BCHS 2020 Academic Awards are June 12

Filed in BCHS, District, District News, Student Spotlight by on June 12, 2020
BCHS 2020 Academic Awards are June 12

More than 100 awards will be announced at this year’s virtual awards which debut on YouTube on June 12 at 7 p.m. and can be watched here.

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Bethlehem students keep reading and writing

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

Despite our school buildings being closed, Bethlehem students have been continuing to demonstrate their love of reading and writing from home. In fact, many have exceeded our expectations! Third-graders across the district recently wrote their own “Fractured Fairy Tales” as part of their study of fairy tales for literary elements, cultural relevancy, and point of […]

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Ballot mailing deadline extended

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

The deadline for mailing your absentee ballot for this year’s school budget vote has been extended by one week as part of a new executive order issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo. As a result, completed ballots voters are returning by mail must be received by the district by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16. The […]

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BC named top school district in the Capital Region

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on June 5, 2020
BC named top school district in the Capital Region

For the fourth year in a row, the Bethlehem Central School District has been named the number one school district in the Capital Region by the Albany Business Review. The district is featured in the local business publication’s annual Schools Report, which ranks 84 school districts in the 11-county greater Capital Region using data from the New York State […]