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Group of girls wear glasses while standing in front of wall covered in math Little boy giving a thumbs up in front of plants he grew Students dressed in costumes for production of Fiddler on the Roof BCSD students participate in Go Green program at Binghamton University BHS Graduates 2017 Seniors Walk Through Halls at Elementary Schools Students on playground hula hooping photo of group of seniors wearing prom attire photo of students in the woods photo of track team at Alumni stadium Photo of Dancers performing on stage Photo of sheriff standing over students doing sit ups on football field Photo of students dressed in costumes for performance of Aladdin Photo of students gathering around a medical training dummy during class photo of a little boy reading at desk in classroom
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Dear BCSD Community,

The Binghamton City School District will be starting back up again, welcoming students through our doors on Thursday, September 7th, and we are excited about starting a new year of teaching and learning. We have had a busy few months in preparation for the new year. Here are a few highlights:  Read more
 
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TK Openings available Transitional Kindergarten Openings Still Available
Transitional Kindergarten or TK openings are still available. TK serves as a bridge between preschool and kindergarten, functioning to provide students with time to develop fundamental skills needed for success. Children must be five years old by Dec. 1. For more information please contact Brenda Lidestri at 762-8100 ext. 308. 
Group of girls wearing Google sunglasses outside BCSD Girls Explore Careers in STEM and Reach for the Moon
BCSD girls in grades 8 and 9 were encouraged to reach for the moon and explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math. They visited TechWorks and used Apollo-era computers like the ones the characters used in the movie 'Hidden Figures.' The girls also estimated Apollo landing zones with hands-on math, did some coding led by Binghamton University students and saw the simulator designed and built in the Greater Binghamton Airport. 
Pat the Patriot BCSD Athletic Calendars Easier to Navigate with ScheduleGalaxy
ScheduleGalaxy is now the provider for the Binghamton City School District for their athletics program web-based scheduling system. ScheduleGalaxy enhances both the scheduling process and public access to contest information. ScheduleGalaxy provides quick access to team schedules and is free from commercial advertisement. It also gives users the ability to receive email alerts for any schedule changes and provides directions to contests from your current location via Google maps. Users can even view schedules, directions and schedule changes from their smart phone.  
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The students of Binghamton High School will host the Binghamton City School District’s 25th Annual Distinguished Graduates Dinner at Binghamton High School on Thursday, Oct. 5. The event will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.. Tickets for this benefit dinner are $40.00. Call 607-762-8202 to request a dinner menu and reservation form. 
The County Executive Jason Garnar speaks at a press conference in front of cameras BCSD Partners with DSS to Provide Caseworkers in Schools
The Binghamton City School District is partnering with the Broome County Department of Social Services for a new program where caseworkers will be placed in elementary schools to assist families.  Binghamton is the first school district in Broome County to take on this initiative. "We're thankful to the county executive and the Department of Social Services for their willingness to explore other ways to support our families," said Superintendent Dr. Tonia Thompson.  See the stories on WBNG and WICZ.   
children sit at table with food Find Summer Meals in Your Community
Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. To find locations around Binghamton check out this site https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks.   
Binghamton students attend BU's Go Green Program image Binghamton students attend BU's Go Green Program
Go Green involves two full weeks on Binghamton University's campus where students participate in a fun and exciting suite of activities to explore issues of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math as they relate to creating a sustainable living environment. Rising 6th graders and rising 8th graders are spending a small amount of time in the classroom, but most of the time they are exploring and experimenting in the student lab or on field trips to research labs on and around the campus. Read More 
Board of education members BCSD Board of Education Holds Annual Reorganization Meeting
At the annual reorganization meeting of the BCSD Board of Education newly elected board member, Dr. Penelope Harper, took the oath of office. Brian Whalen was elected as the board president and Evan McNamara was named vice president. School board representatives were also named for each school. 
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