What's New

Online Community Forum about Reopening Plans
07/24/2020
The Binghamton City School District will be hosting an online webinar for community members next Tuesday, July 28 at 6 p.m. The purpose of this webinar will be to share elements of the district’s reopening plan.
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NYSPHSAA To Delay Fall Sports Start Date & Cancel Fall Championships
07/16/2020
The Officers of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), voted to delay the official start date of the Fall 2020 sports season, cancel the Fall 2020 Regional and State Championships and prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if high school sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due to COVID-19.
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Thoughtexchange Results about Reopening School
07/09/2020
As we approach the 2020-2021 school year, we are looking to define what school will look like for all this fall. We want nothing more than to return, but this desire is only surpassed by the need for this to happen with the safety, health and welfare of our faculty, staff and students as the top priority.
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Class of 2020 Graduation Photos
07/01/2020
Photos from the Binghamton High School Graduation Ceremonies have been added to a Google Drive and are available to download.
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07/01/2020
Keep the kids entertained and engaged this summer with Imagination Adventure, our FREE virtual summer camp.
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BHS Sends Off Seniors at NYSEG Stadium
07/01/2020
Congratulations to the brilliant, talented, accomplished Binghamton High School Class of 2020! More than 300 esteemed graduates were celebrated during seven separate ceremonies at NYSEG Stadium on Sunday, June 28.
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Congratulations to all of our BCSD Retirees
06/30/2020
Congratulations to all of our Binghamton City School District Employees who are retiring this year!
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Graduation information for Sunday, June 28, 2020
06/26/2020
High school and district officials have been vigilantly monitoring Sunday’s forecast. Based on careful consideration and guidance from the local National Weather Service office, we have decided to move forward with Sunday’s graduation ceremonies at NYSEG Stadium as originally scheduled.
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BCSD Budget Passes by 73 Percent
06/18/2020
The Binghamton City School District is pleased to announce that its 2020-2021 budget passed with an approval rate of 73 percent. We'd like to thank the voters for approving our school budget, which aims to support student success and maintain strong relationships and educational opportunities.
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Important Information about BHS Graduation
06/18/2020
Binghamton High School’s commencement ceremonies will be held on Sunday, June 28 at NYSEG Stadium, with a rain date of Monday, June 29.
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BCSD Offers Free Virtual Summer Camp
06/16/2020
This summer the Binghamton City School District will host it’s annual Imagination Adventure Summer Camp virtually. Registered students in K-4 can be signed up through our google form for the four-week session starting on July 20.
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We want to hear from you!!
06/12/2020
As we conclude the 2019-2020 school year, we are looking to define what school will look like for all this fall. 
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Item pick up and return schedules
06/05/2020
As you know, the final day of instruction is Friday, June 12. Students will have the opportunity to collect their personal belongings and return school-issued items, such as Chromebooks, laptops and text/library books.
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Information about Grading for 4th Quarter
05/26/2020
As the final quarter of the year has begun, there are certain grading procedures that will be in place for students in grades 6-12 for the rest of the 2019-20 school year.
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Important Information about Kindergarten Registration
05/22/2020
Here is important information for parents and guardians who need to register children for kindergarten in the fall.
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Meal Pick Up Day Change
05/21/2020
Please note the pick up days for Binghamton have changed. From this day forward, all student meals will be distributed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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Teacher Appreciation Week
05/04/2020
Today marks the beginning of Teacher Appreciation Week, and Binghamton City School District educators certainly deserve to be celebrated.
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Meal distribution sites and dates
04/23/2020
All student meals for the entire 5 days will still be included on the distribution days of Monday and Thursday.
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BCSD Employee Named NY School Nutrition Association Employee of the Year
04/21/2020
Congratulations to Debbie Battaglia, who was named the NYS School Nutrition Association Employee of the Year award.
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Videos Help BCSD Community Stay Connected
04/20/2020
Several Binghamton City School District schools have created videos in order to send messages of love and encouragement to their students.
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BCSD rises to challenge of remote learning
04/10/2020
The mission of the Binghamton City School District is to educate, empower and challenge our students. The district has proudly continued doing precisely those things throughout the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis.
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Need extra assistance during pandemic?
04/03/2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have wide-ranging health and economic impacts, please know that there are opportunities to sign up for free meals.
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We want to hear from you!
04/02/2020
The district has launched a ThoughtExchange in order to gain insight from families about their virtual education experience so far.
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Registration packets now available
04/01/2020
Registration packets are available on our school district website.
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Pre-K lottery and placement postponed
03/26/2020
The pre-k lottery and placement for 2020-2021 that was scheduled for the end of this month has been postponed.
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Application deadline extended for National Honor Society
03/26/2020
National Honor Society applications for Binghamton High School students for the 2020-2021 school year were originally due on March 25, 2020.
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SCRIC adds resources and more support during school closures
03/25/2020
Beginning on March 25, the South Central Regional Information Center will increase its capacity to answer phone calls from parents and students at (607) 766-3800 in need of technology support.
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Changes to Scholarship Deadlines for Seniors
03/23/2020
March and April are traditionally times that many scholarships are due. Given our current challenges, we are working with our community donors regarding deadlines.
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Food Pick Up Locations
03/21/2020
The Binghamton City School District will be providing free ‘Grab and Go’ meals from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday – Friday.
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School clinics at Roosevelt and Franklin closed
03/19/2020
Due to the State of Emergency surrounding COVID19 and the closure of all Broome County Schools the UHS School Based Health Clinics at Roosevelt and Franklin will be closed.
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Electronic Device Pick Up Times
03/17/2020
This week, we will distribute devices to students who have indicated that they need a Chromebook or tablet. Please call the main office of your building if you need to borrow a device and have not yet let us know.
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COVID- 19 Information
03/15/2020
While the Binghamton City School District does not have a confirmed case of COVID-19 caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in our schools, we are aware of concerns in the community about the spread of this relatively new virus.
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State of Emergency Information from Superintendent
03/14/2020
Earlier this afternoon Broome County Executive Jason Garner declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus outbreak, which includes the closing of schools.
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We want to hear from you regarding the Code of Conduct
03/12/2020
The Binghamton City School District will hold a ThoughtExchange surrounding the Code of Conduct.
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Update to 1776 performances at BHS
03/12/2020
The BHS Musical "1776" will be closed to the general public and will only take place on Friday and Saturday, March 13 &14.
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Harper's Bookraiser is a Hit at Horace Mann
03/11/2020
On the one year anniversary of the tragic loss of BHS student Harper Stantz, her memory was alive and well at her former elementary school, Horace Mann.
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Two students named Akshar All-Stars
02/28/2020
This afternoon two fourth grade students in the Binghamton City School District were named Akshar All-Stars for their hard work, leadership, compassion and school spirit.
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Raising Up Local Families is Alumna's Life's Work
02/20/2020
Binghamton City School District alumna Sharon Chesna has made it her life’s work to give back to families in the community that built her.
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The results are in...
02/13/2020
Thank you for your input in the ThoughtExchange about the upcoming budget for the 2020-2021 school year.
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BCSD seeks agencies to apply for UPK program
01/29/2020
The Binghamton City School District intends to implement a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program for district students who are four years of age by December 1, 2020.
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New information about BCSD retirees healthcare
01/22/2020
On Tuesday, Jan. 21 the Binghamton City School District met with former employees to discuss changes to their healthcare plan. Learn more about the plan and watch the meeting on You Tube by clicking read more.
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Apply now for BCS Foundation Grant
01/16/2020
Are you an educator in the district who has an idea you have always wanted to implement but didn’t know how to get funding to support it? Apply for a Binghamton City Schools Foundation Grant.
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Important information for BCSD Retirees
01/14/2020
We understand how important your retiree medical benefits are to you. That’s why we want to provide you with important information about a change in how we are providing eligible post 65 (Medicare eligible) retiree medical coverage.
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BHS students become Eagle Scouts
01/08/2020
Nathaniel Allen, Adam Deuel and Quinn Diehl have earned the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America and have been named Eagle Scouts.
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BHS Golfer Signs Collegiate Letter of Intent
01/06/2020
On Friday, January 3, surrounded by family and friends, Binghamton High School senior Justin Fiato signed a Letter of Intent to play golf at Le Moyne College.
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ENL teacher named TESOL Member of the Month
01/02/2020
Congratulations to Ben Franklin ENL teacher Brigitte Pittarelli who was named the New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Member of the Month for January.
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BCSD PACT program receives national recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate
12/27/2019
The Binghamton City School District Parents and Children Together Program has earned a prestigious endorsement from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc., (PATNC) as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top-performing home visiting affiliates within the PATNC’s international network.
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BHS senior named 2020 Nominee for Presidential Scholars Program
12/20/2019
Congratulations to Paige Drumm who was named a nominee for the 2020 Presidential Scholar Program. Drumm is one of 20 seniors chosen in New York state for this prestigious award.
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WMS student keeps holiday tradition going at Mann
12/19/2019
Students at Horace Mann Elementary in Binghamton were able to get holiday gifts to give to their loved ones today thanks to the efforts of a former Mann student. Maddy Taylor, who is now a 7th grader at West Middle, organized a Holiday House pop-up retail shop where the students could select items to be wrapped and given to their parents, siblings or friends for the holidays.
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MacArthur students get a book and a snuggle
12/19/2019
Students at MacArthur Elementary School were surprised with a book and a new stuffed animal to take home with them. The school's library media specialist says the "A Book and A Snuggle" project is meant to encourage reading while school is out for the holidays.
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Fall 2019 BToday out now
12/16/2019
Watch your mailboxes, the newest edition of BToday will be delivered soon. If you can't wait, check it out online.
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BCSD wants to hear from you
12/12/2019
Your ideas matter! Please tell us what is important to you and why, as we work to achieve the district's mission to educate, challenge and empower all students.
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BHS senior receives prestigious Patriot Scholarship
12/04/2019
Congratulations to Jessemia Meekins, the recipient of the prestigious Patriot Scholarship. One deserving BHS senior is awarded this scholarship each year.
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BHS student signs letter of intent to play D2 Volleyball
11/14/2019
Binghamton High School Senior Shannon Perna signed her letter of intent to play volleyball for Division II's Colorado School of Mines.
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Weather Delays and Closing Information for BCSD
11/06/2019
As our pleasant autumn weather shifts to the colder temperatures of winter, we would like to update you on the factors that contribute to delaying and/or closing school in the event of inclement weather.
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Therapy Dogs Bring Comfort to BHS
10/28/2019
The Binghamton City School District is committed to supporting its students socially and emotionally. One of the ways the district does this is through the use of therapy dogs
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WMS students learn how to make better decisions
10/24/2019
WMS 7th graders were visited today by Paul Fialla a retired 27- year veteran of the Suffolk County Police Department and an educational consultant who presented his character education and violence reduction program.
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Honoring BCSD's 2019 Distinguished Graduates
10/22/2019
The Binghamton City School District honored seven of its most notable alumni at the 2019 Distinguished Graduates Dinner.
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NY Thursdays bring fresh local foods to school lunches
10/17/2019
October is National Farm to School Month and our students have been able to enjoy locally sourced food from across New York State in their school lunches.
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Grady Edge Reading Program donates books to students
10/17/2019
For the third year in a row, members of the service organization, the Grady Edge Reading Program, visited students at Franklin Elementary School.
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Students learn how syrup gets from tap to table
10/16/2019
Students got a taste of how syrup gets from tap to table courtesy of the NYS Maple Producers’ Association’s Maple Experience.
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Two BCSD Grads Head Up Fox 40's Sports Team
10/01/2019
Two Binghamton graduates are now heading up the sports department at local television station, Fox 40.
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Hundreds attend BHS Open House and Community Fair
09/26/2019
Binghamton High School's second annual Open House and Community Fair drew hundreds of attendees on Wednesday, September 25.
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Openings Available for BCSD Pre-K Program
09/25/2019
It's not too late to register for Pre-K for the 2019-2020 school year!
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District Safety Plan 2019
09/24/2019
The Binghamton City School District has posted the district-wide safety plan for 2019-2020.
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Four Expectant Mothers Among Roosevelt Faculty
09/24/2019
There's a baby boom happening over at Roosevelt Elementary!
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Welcome Back to BCSD!
09/04/2019
Dear Binghamton families, I hope you’ve had a restful and enjoyable summer break, filled with plenty of opportunities for rejuvenation and quality time with those you love most. As we bid farewell to summer, we welcome the new school year with eagerness and enthusiasm.
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BHS Liberty Students Build Community
08/08/2019
A group of Binghamton High School students are spending their summer making hard earned money by helping the community.
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Kindergarten & TK information
08/07/2019
For families with children starting kindergarten and transitional kindergarten there are a few events coming up to ease your child into the routine of school.
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Summer construction projects revamp district
07/23/2019
Major construction is underway across the Binghamton City School District as a part of what the district says is a roughly $28 million dollar renovation project. Assistant Superintendent Michael Holly says the project started this summer and will continue over the next two.
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School supply lists available
07/23/2019
School supply lists are available for students in Pre-K through 8th grade.
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Latest Edition of BToday Hits Mailboxes and Website
07/08/2019
The latest edition of BToday is available for you to read now.
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