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A Bridge to College mentors 1st Gen students

Filed in Student Spotlight by on January 20, 2021
A Bridge to College mentors 1st Gen students

Qualified BC juniors can apply now for this unique mentoring program for first-generation college applicants.

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Poetry Out Loud winners head to regionals

Filed in Archive, Student Spotlight by on January 6, 2021
Poetry Out Loud winners head to regionals

On Tuesday, Jan. 5, Bethlehem Central High School held the 4th annual BCHS Poetry Out Loud contest. The difference this year is that the contest was held exclusively online. Still, that couldn’t slow the enthusiasm of those who worked so hard to choose, memorize, and recite classic and contemporary poems with their own unique delivery. […]

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BCHS sophomore a top finisher in Stock Market Game

Filed in Archive, Student Spotlight by on December 31, 2020

Are you looking for an end-of-the-year stock pick to add to your portfolio? If so, you may want to get in touch with BCHS student Jack Newell real quick. That’s because the high school sophomore just outperformed the stock market by an eye-popping 43% with a virtual portfolio he managed as part of an investment […]

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High school students share holiday message of thanks with teachers

Filed in Archive, District, District News, Student Spotlight by on December 18, 2020

With the support of the BCHS PTO and Key Club advisor Alicia Sharp, Bethlehem Central High School students shared a surprise message with their teachers and school personnel just in time for the holiday season.  Senior Nya Santeliz, who edited the video on behalf of the Key Club, said “I think people do not realize […]

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Lab School fosters community amidst pandemic

Filed in Archive, BCHS, Student Spotlight by on November 16, 2020
Lab School fosters community amidst pandemic

The ongoing pandemic has made teaching and learning different, and at Bethlehem, teachers and students have come up with a variety of ways to make the new normal as normal as possible. That includes the Lab School, the school within Bethlehem High School. During a normal year, the Lab School embarks on five field trips […]

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BC seniors honored by University at Albany

Filed in Archive, Student Spotlight by on November 16, 2020
BC seniors honored by University at Albany

Twenty-seven students recognized for distinguished academic performance and school and community involvement.

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BCHS senior performs with Metropolitan Opera virtual ensemble

Filed in BCHS, Student Spotlight by on November 10, 2020

Congratulations to Bethlehem Central High School student Brayden Karn who recently participated in The Metropolitan Opera’s HD Live In Schools virtual performance of the “Prisoners’ Chorus” from Beethoven’s Fidelio. The Met’s HD Live in Schools program brings opera to students across the nation and around the world. The district has participated in the program for […]

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BC Friday Art Break

Filed in Archive, BCHS, Student Spotlight by on October 23, 2020
BC Friday Art Break

Every Friday, help us celebrate the work of a featured Bethlehem Central School District student artist. With the assistance of our Art Department, we will not only share a special piece of art, but we will also hear from the student-artists themselves about what inspires them and the techniques they use to make their work […]

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BC National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Filed in Archive, District, District News, Student Spotlight by on October 21, 2020
BC National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Congratulations to Caitlin Chung, Benjamin Goldberg and Tyler Lippold, who are among the nation’s top-scoring students.

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Two BC student musicians among best in NYS

Filed in Archive, BCHS, District, District News, Student Spotlight by on October 15, 2020
Two BC student musicians among best in NYS

Two Bethlehem Central student-musicians have been named participants in the 2020 New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State Performing Ensembles. They are among top high school musicians from across New York State to be honored for musical excellence. Nicholas Watson, who plays the violin, will perform in the All-State String Orchestra Ensemble and Peter […]