Message from BASD Superintendent Regarding Devastation in Puerto Rico

(This message is below in both English and español. / Este mensaje está abajo en inglés y español.)

Dear BASD Community,

I would like to extend my thoughts and prayers to the Bethlehem Area School District families and employees who have relatives in Puerto Rico. I know that as of this writing, many Bethlehem Area School District community members have been unable to contact their loved ones. Please know that we stand with you. Continue reading “Message from BASD Superintendent Regarding Devastation in Puerto Rico”

Bethlehem Selected as Partner City for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ “Any Given Child” Program

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has chosen Bethlehem, Pennsylvania as the 24th site, and first in Pennsylvania, for Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child, a program that creates a long-range arts education plan for students in grades K–8. Continue reading “Bethlehem Selected as Partner City for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ “Any Given Child” Program”

Bethlehem Area School District Students Announce District Wide Initiative in Response to Hurricane Harvey

The Bethlehem Area School District (BASD) is proud to announce that students from Liberty and Freedom High Schools have come together to organize a district wide fundraising initiative to benefit the Houston Independent School District.  Continue reading “Bethlehem Area School District Students Announce District Wide Initiative in Response to Hurricane Harvey”

Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton Superintendents Come Together to Fight Student Absenteeism at United Way Event

Bethlehem Area School District Superintendent, Dr. Joseph J. Roy, was joined by Allentown School District Superintendent, Thomas Parker, and Easton Area School District Superintendent, John Reinhart at William Penn Elementary School to announce their plans to stamp out student absenteeism. Continue reading “Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton Superintendents Come Together to Fight Student Absenteeism at United Way Event”

BASD Teachers Receive Bethlehem Educational Scholastic Trust Awards

The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation presented the Bethlehem Educational Scholastic Trust (BEST) awards to three Bethlehem Area School District teachers at Convocation on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Liberty High School in the Auditorium.  The Keynote Speaker was Pedro A. Rivera, Pennsylvania Secretary of Education. Continue reading “BASD Teachers Receive Bethlehem Educational Scholastic Trust Awards”