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.

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 …

Author/Illustrator Sylvie Kantorovitz visits BCMS

Graphic novelist Sylvie Kantorovitz spent a day at Bethlehem Central Middle School last week. Kantorovitz shared her experiences as a child who emigrated from Morocco to France. She detailed the challenges her family endured living in a foreign country as well as the joy and triumphs they experienced. Kantorovitz’s talk was based on her graphic …

2023-24 School Climate Survey Results

The Bethlehem Central School District’s 2023-24 School Climate Survey results are in. More than 600 people participated in the survey. The 78-question survey included responses about school safety, facilities, peer relations, social and emotional support, alcohol and drug use, and school discipline. The 2023-24 survey was open from January 8-26. “A strong school community naturally …

BCHS Hygiene Drive to benefit homeless

Bethlehem Central High School’s Lab School will collect hygiene items to benefit the Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless. The Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless in Albany provides services to homeless and at-risk individuals and families. IPH supports year-round and seasonal emergency shelters, a housing program, and community-based programs that include a drop-in center as well …