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EDUCATION: Separate college from the economy

Higher education is a stressful process that is on the minds of high school seniors everywhere, including myself.

Spaceman visits Bethlehem students

Students walked into their technology class to a surprise when they were greeted by astronaut Marcos Pontes.

Coding lessons for the youngest learners

In an increasingly computer-driven world, fewer schools than ten years are teaching kids computer science. At the same tme, there will be one million more computing jobs than students projected over the next decade.

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Search for new Bethlehem Central superintendent continues on

The search for Bethlehem Central School District’s next superintendent has begun — and your input is requested.

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Bethlehem student confronts drug epidemic

In the aftermath of a shocking drug arrest on campus, the latest effort to combat substance abuse comes from one of Bethlehem Central’s own students.

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Bethlehem Central School District looks into purchasing solar panels

The school district could soon be running about 80 percent of its energy using solar panels. But, as New York tax credit benefits for installing solar panels end at the start of 2016, the district will have to move quickly.

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Local festival emphasizes locally grown foods and sustainable growth

Free salads, a week long produce drive and the chance to win a gift certificate to the farmer’s market. Making healthy eating fun is this week’s Farm to You Fest, held across all Bethlehem Central Schools.

Side effect of area school program: it helps one student cope with ADHD

More than one in ten children have ADHD, according to the Center of Disease Control (CDC).

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GEA restoration means smaller class sizes and more time with students

After cutting 36 teaching positions during the height of the economic crisis, the Bethlehem Central School District is now finally able to regain some of the teaching staff levels it once held.

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Bethlehem and Voorheesville named to Newsweek’s best high schools list

Both Bethlehem Central and Voorheesville high schools have officially been named two of the best high schools around.

New superintendent, principals appointed for 2015-16 Vooheesville school year

A sweep of administrative staff changes are coming to the Voorheesville Central School District this fall. Voorheesville’s superintendent, the middle school principal and elementary school principal will all be new.

Guilderland Central School District shifts tax service to BOCES

Guilderland Central Schools will now be contracting out its tax collection, following several other school districts in the area.

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Jody Monroe appointed interim superintendent of Bethlehem Central School District

On the heels of the mid-June announcement of Superintendent Thomas J. Douglas’s departure, current Assistant Superintendent Jody Monroe will now step in as interim superintendent.

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School is more than the three R’s

Brown School summer program includes charity

When you’re a kid, summer consists of a strict itinerary involving sunburns, skinned knees, annoying your older brother and plenty of video games.

Working to achieve equality

Bethlehem grad one of four Pride Center scholarship winners for 2015

Annina Van Riper, a 2015 graduated of Bethlehem Central High School, has been recognized for her efforts to achieve LGBTQ equality in the Capital Region.

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