Welcome to the BCMS PTO

Hybrid Learning FAQs
"Welcome Back" Letter from PTO

The Bethlehem Middle School PTO is a non-profit organization committed to supporting the Administration, Faculty, Students and Families associated with the Bethlehem Middle School.


The PTO seeks to fulfill this responsibility by raising funds and seeking out volunteers that will enable us to support the many programs and events that we are called upon to provide for in many ways. The PTO provides assistance to teachers within the classroom settings, raises funds for educational materials and experiences, advocates school and family social interaction and provides an unbiased forum for sharing information on issues that impact our children.


It is our belief that the team effort of a parent teacher organization offers the best possible learning environment for our children and creates a positive and meaningful impact on their lives.

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SEPT. 28

NO SCHOOL - in observance of Yom Kippur 

SEPT. 29

A Day

  • All 6th graders in school.

  • 7th & 8th graders with last names A-K will be in school

  • 7th & 8th graders with last names L-Z will be remote

SEPT. 30

B Day

  • All 6th graders in school.

  • 7th & 8th graders with last names L-Z will be in school

  • 7th & 8th graders with last names A-K will be remote

OCT. 1

A Day

  • All 6th graders in school.

  • 7th & 8th grade students with last names A-K will be in school

  • 7th & 8th graders with last names L-Z will be remote

OCT. 2

B Day

  • All 6th graders in school

  • On site learning for 7-8 graders with last names from L-Z.

  • 7th & 8th Grade students with last names A-K will be remote

NOV. 18

Please join us for our 2nd PTO Board Meeting of the school year (Via Zoom). Additional details and info will be provided.


Bethlehem Central Middle School

332 Kenwood Ave.
Delmar, NY 12054
Phone: (518) 439-7460
Fax: (518) 475-0092


NY State Covid School Dashboard 

If there were to be a confirmed case of COVID-19 linked to BCMS (through a student or staff member, or an approved visitor), the district would coordinate its response with the Albany County Department of Health (ACDOH). The school district would work with ACDOH on contact tracing and a notice would be sent out districtwide with the information provided by the county health department.

In addition, all schools in New York State, including Bethlehem, are required to submit a daily report to the state of any confirmed cases of COVID-19 linked to a school. The COVID-19 Report Card is available to the public on the New York State Department of Health website and includes daily case statistics from schools throughout the state. You can view the NYS COVID-19 Report Card HERE

Returning to school after screening positive for a symptom of COVID-19

An important part of the Bethlehem Central School District’s reopening plan is the daily COVID-19 screening for all students, staff and visitors. Staff and families complete the screening at home each day before school. But what happens if there is a red flag on your screening? Or if your child is sent home from school by the health office? With information just released by the Albany County Department of Health, the district has a much clearer picture of how to answer these important questions. Learn more HERE.

Back to School: Daily COVID Screening

All BCMS families whose students will be returning to the school buildings will begin receiving, via email, a required daily screening for their students that must be completed every morning before school.

Parents and guardians of students who have chosen virtual learning will not receive the daily survey for those students. However, all other families will receive the screening via email each day. It is important that the screening becomes a daily morning routine. To ensure that routine, families of students in grades 7-12 who will be attending school on an alternating “A” and “B” day schedule will be asked to complete the survey every day, even on days when students are not scheduled to be at school in person.

BCMS Transportation Update

Whether students are walking, taking the bus, driving or being driven to school, families will want to review some of the important information regarding transportation and the return to school. A transportation safety video and some of the most frequently asked questions about transportation can be found HERE

BCMS Schedule 

Click HERE to see what your 6th, 7th or 8th grade student's schedule is for the 2020-21 school year. This includes when all students are virtual, when they start coming in every-other day, and when our 6th graders begin coming in every day. Note: students who have selected the Virtual-Only option will be virtual every day.

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