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Delmar, NY 12054
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Budget Vote: May 21, 2013 at BCHS, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
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District preserves all previously proposed reductions by reducing purchases in 2013-14 budget
Changes do not affect proposed spending and tax levy; budget does not challenge so-called 'tax cap'
Video of Meet the Candidates night now available
Three candidates up for two 3-year Board of Ed terms
On May 21, in addition to the 2013-14 school budget, voters will also select candidates to fill two seats on the Board of Education. Board members serve volunteer three-year terms, which begin on July 1. READ MORE AND VIEW THE VIDEO »
BCHS again makes Newsweek’s rankings of America’s Best High Schools
Pre-registration underway for summer session of BCSD Driver Education course
BCHS ‘Angels’ soar in Washington
Two BCHS students and members of the Challenger
Angels cheer squad, senior Jessica Klein and freshman Julia Huber,
had the opportunity to perform a routine at the President’s Council
on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition’s annual meeting recently. The
Angels, 14 special needs cheerleaders in a squad organized by
Colonie Pop Warner, headed to Washington on May 6 and performed for
the council at its annual meeting.
Click here to read more and see photos of the event, courtesy of the Times Union.
Major Dates for the 2013-14 School Year
District calendars are mailed in mid-August each year to all BC families. Printed calendars are not available before then. Click here for a summary of the major dates for the 2013-14 school year. Click here to access a one-page PDF version of the school calendar adopted by the Board on April 17, 2013.
Memorial planned for longtime Elsmere Principal Dorothy Whitney
Elsmere Elementary School and the Bethlehem community lost a friend, teacher, mentor and beloved principal with the death of Dorothy Whitney on February 19, 2013 after a long illness.The current and retired faculty and staff of Elsmere Elementary School invite the community to join us as we honor Dorothy Whitney who faithfully served as our principal from 1984-2003. READ MORE »
BCHS senior wins Intel's Excellence in Computer Science award
On Saturday March 23, BCHS senior Andrew Wilkinson received the Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award at the annual Intel Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair held at RPI. In order to participate in this event students must complete authentic research on their own in the field of science or engineering. READ MORE »
BC athletes honored by County Executive
during ‘Week of Champions’
Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy honored
the Bethlehem girls’ basketball team on Wednesday, March 27, for
their 20-1 season, and recognized Bethlehem junior Gunnar Zemering,
who became the second Bethlehem boys swimmer to win a state title.
READ MORE AND VIEW PHOTOS »
How you can help your child with Common Core State Standards
As you know, New York State has adopted the Common Core Standards. Over the past year and a half the district has reviewed and revised its curriculum to ensure that it is aligned to the Common Core. But how can you help your child at home? Assistant Superintendent Jody Monroe has some suggestions and resources to help. READ MORE »
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