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Delmar, NY 12054
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Office Hours: 7:30a-4p
Contact for Patroon 2
Contact for Mohawk 1 & 2 and Patroon 1
• BCMS Grade 7 Concert, 7 p.m.
• BOU Board Meeting, 7 p.m.
• BCMS Grade 8 Concert, 7 p.m.
• BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.
• BCMS Q2 Interim Report Cards on BC@Home
Dec. 23-Jan. 5
• No School, Winter Break
• BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.
• BOU's "Life After BC," 7 p.m. at BCHS
• Coffee with Dr. Cale, "Managing Technology: Setting Limits", 9:30 a.m. at Eagle
• Grade 8 Transition Night
• No School, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
• BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.
• 6th Grade Social, 7-8:45 p.m.
1st Quarter Honor Roll and Merit Roll
Congratulations to the BCMS students who
achieved Honor Roll and Merit Roll for their academic achievements
in the first quarter of the 2013-14 school year. They are making BC
VIEW 1st QUARTER HONOR ROLL » VIEW 1st QUARTER MERIT ROLL »
Order your 2013-14 BCMS yearbook!
We are now accepting orders for the 2013-2014 Middle School Yearbook. Yearbooks are $22 and you can order them online at https://YBPay.lifetouch.com with Yearbook ID Code: 8364514 or you may fill out the attached form [PDF] and have your child return the form along with a check or money order to their homeroom teacher. Orders are being accepted until March 7, 2014. Additional forms are available in both house offices, the main office and BC@Home.
Tickets on sale now for Tyger's Heart: The Original Game of Thrones
An annual Bethlehem tradition is in the final stages of preparation as the high school’s Shakespearean company prepares to stage this year’s production from Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-15. Tickets are $10 for adults; $6 for students, seniors and military personnel. Don't miss it! READ MORE »
Character Education Breakfast celebrates student role models
Forty-nine BCMS students were honored Wednesday morning, November 6, at the school’s quarterly Character Awards Breakfast. The award recognizes students who display good character on a consistent basis throughout the marking period. Students who are nominated by a staff member were invited to the special breakfast where they received certificates from Principal Mike Klugman. READ MORE AND VIEW PHOTOS »
History Bee on Dec. 18
Bethlehem Central Middle School will be holding its third Intramural National History Bee on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. in the cafeteria. All 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are welcome to participate. A winner from each grade, plus an overall winner, could potentially move on to the National History Bee in Atlanta, Georgia next June, and win $5,000. Please contact Mr. VanBrunt at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the National History Bee official website, http://historybee.com, for more information.
BCMS teacher inspiring student action on global issues
All 6th grade classes are currently engaged in a
Social Studies learning unit called the "Haves and Have-Nots"
project. Elaine Houston of Channel 13 news stopped in to interview
some of Bill Reilly's 4th period class to test their knowledge, to
interview them about Patroon 6-1's Global Coalition project that
connects them with children in other countries around our planet,
and to ask Mr. Reilly about his upcoming trip to Uganda this summer to train
teachers, along with his efforts to raise money
for school supplies.
READ MORE & VIEW WNYT STORY »
Ms. McCabe named Outstanding Teacher of American History
They are the Daughters of the American Revolution, also known as DAR. She is the daughter of the American History teacher. Two, actually. And now, Megan McCabe -- a seventh grade social studies teacher at BCMS -- has been named Outstanding Teacher of American History by the New York State chapter of DAR, the non-profit women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism and preserving American history. READ MORE »
BCMS students awarded for bravery, creativity, kindness
Three times this school year, as part of BCMS’ Positive Recognition Program, middle school students will be recognized for their outstanding feats of character. On October 16, the first of these three Character Strength Lunches was held in the BCMS PIT celebrating 42 students who exemplified the strengths of bravery, creativity and kindness. READ MORE »
Test information for parents of Integrated Algebra students
Parents of high school and middle school students should be aware of a unique situtation involving this year's Integrated Algebra curriculum and how students will be assessed in spring 2014. Assistant Superintentdent Jody Monroe explains in a letter to families. READ MORE »
BCMS Community Garden needs your help to grow
Community encouraged to lend a hand every Tuesday night
The BCMS garden club students have been hard at work this growing season. The school garden is full of lettuce, radishes, onions, garlic, green beans, potatoes, tomatoes, basil, eggplant, peppers, corn, squash, flowers and more! The first harvest took place last week resulting in lettuce for our school cafeterias and over 350 pounds of food donated to the Bethlehem Senior Services and a local organization called Grassroots Givers. READ MORE »
More Middle School News
• Activities Guide [PDF]