332 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Fax (518) 475-0092
Office Hours: 7:30a-4p
Contact for Patroon 2
Contact for Mohawk 1 & 2 and Patroon 1
• 7th & 8th Grade Social, 7-8:45 p.m.
• Coffee with Dr. Cale, "Mom, I hate you. Can you buy me a new phone?", 9:30 a.m. at Hamagrael
• Premiere of "13 Scarecrows: Eddie's Revenge" 7 p.m., BCMS Auditorium, $6 tickets
• Double Feature: "10 Little Eagles" and "13 Scarecrows: Eddie's Revenge" 6:15 p.m., BCMS Auditorium, $8 tickets
• BCMS Q3 Interim Report Cards posted on BC@Home
• BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.
• Hudson Mohawk Valley Annual Math Conference at BCMS
• BCMS Multi-Cultural Dinner, 6:30-8 p.m.
• "13 Scarecrows: Eddie's Revenge" 7 p.m., BCMS Auditorium, $5 tickets
• Grades 3-8 ELA Testing
• BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.
• Last Day of Q3
• BOU Community Spelling Bee, 7 p.m., BCHS Auditorium
Basketball giveaway sparks lunchtime fun
It's a great time to try lunch in the school cafeteria! March Madness means students who purchase lunch can qualify to win a basketball autographed and presented by one of the varsity teams' captains. View flyer>>
Tickets on sale now for "13 Scarecrows: Eddie's Revenge"
Tickets are on sale NOW for the comic thriller and full-length BCMS-produced motion picture: "13 Scarecrows: Eddie's Revenge." The movie features 75 middle school students and staff. It premieres on March 13. Don't miss it! SHOWTIMES AND TICKET INFO »
Second Quarter Honor & Merit Rolls
Summer Camp Fair on March 18
The Slingerlands Elementary School Community will be hosting their 8th annual Summer Camp Fair on Tuesday, March 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Summer Camp Fair is open to all students and is a perfect opportunity for parents to meet staff and learn about almost 20 different Capital District camps. Please save the date!
As one parent stated last year, “I knew there were lots of summer camps and activities, I just didn’t know how to find them. And here they are all in one place.” There will be giveaways and raffles from some of the participating camps. You’ll have opportunity to win t-shirts, bags, water bottles and most importantly free weeks or discounted camp weeks. The raffle is no charge to parents. All attending receive free tickets.
BCMS Students Awarded for Character
Over 50 BCMS students were honored Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, at the school’s Character Awards Breakfast for second quarter and were treated to a breakfast by the PTO staff. READ MORE »
Recap of Common Core In The Classroom
To help parents better understand what our curriculum looks like to students in the classroom under the state’s new Common Core Learning Standards, on Feb. 10, teachers at the elementary, middle and high school level described new aspects of the curriculum, such as writing and close reading in ELA to algorithms and fractions in Math. The February event attracted more than 150 attendees. READ MORE & SEE VIDEO, OUTLINE »
NYSSMA Piano Evaluations, March 7 & 8
2nd Annual Bethlehem Community Spelling Bee
Form a team & join in the fun!
Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited (BOU) is hosting its 2nd Annual Bethlehem Community Spelling Bee on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Bethlehem Central High School Auditorium. READ MORE »
MS students perform with Suburban Council Jazz Band
Congratulations to Matt Wise and Noah Koch for their recent performance as part of the Suburban Council Jazz Band. READ MORE »
Building a better bridge
Decked out in safety glasses and demonstrating poise beyond their years, 10 eighth grade students put their engineering skills to the test before members of the Board of Education and dozens of attendees on Wednesday, January 8 at the Bethlehem Central Board of Education meeting. READ MORE »
UPDATED test information for parents of Grade 7 and 8 students in Regents-level math
As a result of a federal waiver recently
obtained by the New York State Education Department (NYSED),
students in grades 7 and 8 who are currently enrolled in either
Integrated Algebra or Geometry will not have to take the NYS Math
assessments which will be administered at BCMS April 30 through May
2, 2014. Parents should review information in the attached letter.
READ MORE »
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.
More Middle School News
• Activities Guide [PDF]