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Student items being returned home

Filed in Archive, BCHS, BCMS by on May 14, 2020
The staff of the Bethlehem Central School District has been working to gather student materials and belongings that were left behind when schools closed suddenly in March due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The contents of students’ lockers, cubbies and desks are being sorted and bagged and will be delivered to students’ homes, by school bus, according to the following schedule:
  • Friday, May 15 – BCHS ONLY: Routes 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
  • Monday, May 18 – BCHS ONLY: Routes 16,17,25,32,33,51,57,83,84
  • Tuesday, May 19 – Slingerlands Elementary ONLY
  • Wednesday, May 20 – Eagle Elementary ONLY
  • Thursday, May 21 – Elsmere Elementary AND Glenmont Elementary
  • Friday, May 22 – Hamagrael Elementary
The transportation staff will not pick up any materials, such as textbooks, that need to be returned to the schools. A schedule and process for return of student materials to schools will be announced in the coming weeks.
  • Tuesday, June 2 – BCMS ONLY: Routes 5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,16,17,18,19,21
  • Wednesday, June 3 – BCMS ONLY: Routes 25,35,42,51,54,56,57,63,64,65,66,67,85

For high school or middle school families who are unsure of their child’s bus route, the bus route assignment can be found in Aspen. How to view bus schedule information in Aspen: https://www.bethlehemschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/How-to-View-Bus-Schedule-Information-1.pdf

BCHS families: Students who live in walking distance of the HS, their belongings will be delivered Friday. The contents of gym lockers will not be part of this delivery. There will be a separate process announced at a later date for those items.

Please note: School buses will be making frequent stops throughout the community in order to deliver materials to students’ homes. In some instances, this could cause brief traffic delays. Thank you for your patience.

For student medications that are still at school, these have been secured and will be returned to families through a secure process on May 21 and May 27. Read more here: https://www.bethlehemschools.org/hs-ms-medication-pick-up-schedule/