Several additions proposed for district’s instructional budget next year as funds increase
Classrooms will likely be spared from any reductions to educational opportunities next school year. Unlike recent years, several additions are being proposed.
National Grid presents project to Bethlehem school board
National Grid representatives presented plans for its Van Dyke Road Substation Project at the Bethlehem Board of Education meeting Wednesday, March 18.
Guilderland Board of Education faces $130k gap, targets 3 percent tax hike
Voorheesville district leaders welcomed a much smaller budget gap than in recent years, with next year’s shortage falling to around $71,000. The preliminary budget should total around $23 million.
BCMS students listen to speakers discuss thriving with disabilities
Feeling uncomfortable in your own skin is a common experience for many people during their youth. John Robinson felt similar, but his discomfort stretched long past his teenage years.
Anxiety is common among high school seniors applying to college
This year, my senior year, I noticed a common theme among my classmates: Panic.
Governor’s delay causes strife on district budgeting for next year
School board members heard proposals over what money needs to be spent next year to address several issues outside of the classroom.
Regional forum rallies for equitable education funding, local control of classrooms
Many education advocates over the last few years have criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for not supporting public schools. Now some question if he’s intentionally working against them.
The Bethlehem Central School District confirmed a case of pertussis, commonly known as Whooping Cough, at Elsmere Elementary.
Bethlehem Central School District’s 2015-16 budget is assuming state aid will remain flat at roughly $23.35 million.
BCMS students use Post-Its to spread cheer
Piper Lilley had no idea her afternoon television session would soon inspire her whole school to be more cheerful.
Guilderland still susceptible to fiscal stress, South Colonie drops designation
Budget gaps and potential reductions might be looming for many school boards, but a recent report found most local school districts are not fiscally stressed.
Money will enhance outdoor education initiatives
Two local schools will be making outdoor education improvements after receiving funding from the Bethlehem Garden Club.
Cuomo unveils education reforms tied to funding increase; state aid runs absent
Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed several initiatives targeting K-12 education during his joint 2015 State of the State address and budget presentation Wednesday, Jan. 21. Cuomo offered increasing funding to school districts statewide by $1.1 billion, but only if all of his education reforms are enacted.
Renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori teaches young children the basics of music at The Music Studio
With 27 years of experience under his belt, renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori decided to change his tune for the Capital District, moving from the stage to the front of a classroom.
There was plenty to speak about in 2014
A look back at the year that was in the towns of Bethlehem, New Scotland and Guilderland.
- Guilderland BOE seeks Repurposing Task Force members
- Voorheesville MS drafts pilot policy for electronic devices
- School board approves three-year agreement with Guilderland Teachers
- BCSD informs parents about centralized bus stops for 2012-13
- BOU to hold B-ball fundraiser
- BC to hold budget forum
- 'Contact the Editor' Link
- Students thank BC music teacher with song
- Recent events lead to postponement of BHS dance
- BC High principal warns of increased drug use