Farm to School initiative highlights maple syrup production

Throughout March, the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) visited each of BCSD’s five elementary schools to highlight the process of maple syrup production. Students learned that March is known as “sugaring season” in the Northeast. In late winter, when the weather transitions and daytime temperatures warm to above freezing and nights dip below freezing, sap begins …

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 …

Apply today for free school meals for 2023-24

Applications MUST be submitted every school year Children need healthy meals to learn. Children from households that meet federal income guidelines are eligible for free school meals. If your family meets these income guidelines, your child(ren)will receive breakfast and lunch at no charge in 2023-24.  Letter to parents/guardians about free and reduced price meals at …

Districtwide network shutdown postponed

Due to an equipment issue, this afternoon’s network shutdown has been postponed. The upgrades will be rescheduled to a future date.

Spring PASS survey to be administered in May

A message from K-12 Counseling Supervisor Kristen Connor… Dear BCSD families: This year, the Bethlehem Central School District began using a brief student survey to help the district better address social and emotional barriers to learning. We administered the first Pupil Attitudes to Self and School (PASS) survey last fall and will be administering the …