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BHS Alum Returns to Talk TV Career
11/23/2021
BCSD graduate Austin Tanner returned to his roots to talk with BHS students about his career in broadcasting on Monday, Nov. 22.
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BHS Students Raise Awareness of Dangers of Drunk Driving
11/23/2021
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) raised awareness of the dangers of drunk and distracted driving at Binghamton High School's annual holiday tree lighting on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
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Students chosen as Akshar All-Stars
11/18/2021
On Nov. 18 two fifth grade students from the Binghamton City School District were recognized as Akshar All-Stars. Thomas Jefferson student Abigail Okogu and Horace Mann student Dante Osborne received a surprise visit from Senator Fred Akshar to announce their awards.
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Getting the Good News Out
11/17/2021
We are calling on our school community to help us highlight the wonderful people, accomplishments and events that deserve to be recognized. Let us know about the great things that are happening inside and outside of our school building.
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We want your feedback about board meetings
11/16/2021
The Binghamton City School District is looking for input into when and how board meetings are held (day of week, time of day, location, access etc…). Under Open Meetings Law, the public has the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to board member debate and watch the decision-making process.
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Rod Serling School of Fine Arts Presents Clue
11/15/2021
This weekend students from the Binghamton High School Rod Serling School of Fine Arts will present Clue at the Helen Foley Theatre. The play is based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game.
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WBNG Features BHS Senior Xymier Thomas
11/15/2021
On the latest episode of WBNG's 1st and 12, Scott Sasina features Binghamton High School senior Xymier Thomas.
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Students Compete at Engineering Day
11/10/2021
This week students from Binghamton City School District participated in the annual Engineering Day Event at Broome-Tioga BOCES. On Tuesday, Nov. 9, and Wednesday, Nov. 10, students in grades 3 – 8 came together to compete with students from 17 local school districts.
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BCSD Elementary Schools to Host Vaccine Clinics
11/05/2021
The Binghamton City School District is excited to partner with the Broome County Health Department to offer COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to eligible students, ages 5 and above.
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Building for the Future - BCSD Capital Project
11/04/2021
The Binghamton City School District is proposing a $41.7 million capital project which will be voted on by taxpayers on Dec. 14. The project includes upgrades for infrastructure, technology, accessibility, programs and health and safety projects.
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Principal Kyle Skinner Celebrated as Educator of the Week
11/03/2021
This week, FOX 40 and ETM Solar Works congratulate Mr. Kyle Skinner on being named Teacher of the Week. This is year four as Principal at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School for Mr. Kyle Skinner. First grade teacher, Amy Putney, nominated Mr. Skinner for Teacher of the Week.
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Contest Underway to Redesign BCSD Patriot
11/03/2021
The Binghamton City School district is looking for students to create a new image for our Patriot. Top designs will embody what it means to be a Binghamton Patriot, someone who loves and supports the school district, demonstrates pride and represents all students!
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BCSD weather information for 2021-2022
11/01/2021
This year the Binghamton City School District will be utilizing five built-in snow days, which will be non-instructional days. If all five snow days are used, the district will identify future days needed for inclement weather as remote learning days.
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Get notified on your child's progress with SchoolTool mobile app
11/01/2021
Now there’s an easier way to stay informed about your child’s current school schedule, grades, assignments and more with the new SchoolTool Mobile App. With the SchoolTool Mobile App you can get in-the-moment push notifications about your child’s assignments, grades and attendance.
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BCSD Seeks Advisory Group Members
10/29/2021
The Binghamton City School District is embarking on an exciting comprehensive planning process for a long-term facilities improvement project that will shape the vision for our school buildings in the years ahead.
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BCSD Transportation Information
10/25/2021
The Binghamton City School District is making every effort to ensure eligible students have access to reliable transportation to and from school. The nationwide shortage of school bus drivers is impacting districts around the country, including ours.
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BCSD Celebrates School Board Members
10/19/2021
The Binghamton City School District celebrated its Board of Education with an annual breakfast Tuesday morning, in observance of National School Board Recognition Week. School board members are elected representatives, who volunteer their time with the ultimate goal of supporting the district and increasing student achievement.
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Sign up for Winter Sports with Family ID
10/18/2021
We are excited to announce that we are now offering the convenience of online registration through FamilyID (www.familyid.com), which is now part of the ArbiterSports family!
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BCSD Names New Athletic Director
10/04/2021
There’s a new leader at the helm of Patriot Athletics! The Binghamton City School District is proud to introduce Mr. Jeremiah Johnson as our new Director of Athletics and Student Engagement.
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Could the 2021 Advance Child Tax Credit benefit you?
09/30/2021
The IRS is reaching out to America’s school districts to request their partnership in disseminating information about the Advance Child Tax Credit Payments in 2021, which could provide families, financial assistance of up to $1,800 per qualifying child.
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Learning Continues Year-Round for BCSD Teachers
09/08/2021
School was out for summer, but the learning continued for teachers across the Binghamton City School District! A rich variety of professional development opportunities were offered to both new employees (we added nearly 60 new members to our instructional team this summer!) and veteran teachers.
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BHS Half-Day Virtual Academy
08/27/2021
Binghamton High School is offering a half-day virtual academy for eligible juniors and seniors.
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BCSD Requests for Medically Fragile Students
08/09/2021
We anticipate full in-person student instruction, 5-days per week, for BCSD students for the 2021-2022 school year. There will not be a hybrid learning option as there was last year, although we do know that some students may have unique medical situations that require fully remote instruction.
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BToday Class of 2021 Edition
08/09/2021
The newest edition of BToday, featuring the Class of 2021 will be hitting mailboxes soon, but you can read the entire edition in advance online now!
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2021- 2022 School Supply Lists (pre-k - grade 8)
07/30/2021
A list of school supplies has been added to the district website for the 2021-2022 school year!
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Treasured BCSD Nurse Celebrates 55 Years of Service
07/30/2021
She lightheartedly calls herself “the gray-haired witch”, but anyone who’s ever met Joyce DeRitis knows that calling her a witch couldn’t be farther from the truth.
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Fall Sports Sign Ups
06/16/2021
Are you interested in participating in Fall Sports? Sign up forms have been added to the district athletics page
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BCSD Teacher Wins Award for Heroic Actions
05/20/2021
Ed Gee, a Horace Mann physical education teacher and West Middle girls basketball coach, was awarded for his heroic actions in saving a man’s life in January 2020.
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New grant gets kids up and moving
04/29/2021
The well-known proverb says that necessity is the mother of invention. During the pandemic, physical education teachers in the Binghamton City School District have been facing challenges teaching students who are learning at home.
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BCSD Occupational Therapist Authors Book
03/11/2021
A veteran occupational therapist of two decades, Binghamton City School District’s Kim Wiggins saw a need for easy-to-apply lesson plans for parents, therapists and teachers. Ideas that would allow them to approach sensory issues with children in grades K through 5, helping them past obstacles and allowing the children to move on to other areas of learning.
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BHS Presents "The 39 Steps"
03/02/2021
When Binghamton High School’s Rod Serling School of Fine Arts presents their annual play “The 39 Steps” - it’ll be from a safe distance. The one-time streaming performance will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, March 19.
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Sign up for 'Fall Sports'
02/22/2021
The Broome County Health Department has approved the district’s plan to participate in Interscholastic Athletics. The Broome County Health Department has issued protocols and procedures we must follow to be able to participate.
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Results of 2021-2022 Budget Survey
02/19/2021
Last month, the district launched a ThoughtExchange to gain insight from the community about the 2021 - 2022 school budget. Thank you to all who participated and provided input.
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The BCSD will begin LIVE streaming Athletic Contests
02/19/2021
The district will now be LIVE streaming many of our athletic competitions via the BCSD Athletics YouTube page. Any student, staff, family or community member can log on for free to view our Patriots compete.
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Senior Malik Griffith Awarded Patriot Scholarship
01/27/2021
Congratulations to Binghamton High School senior Malik Griffith, the winner of this year’s Patriot Scholarship!
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Binghamton staff remember Traci Simrell
01/15/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our community, and our school community is no exception. We are mourning the tremendous loss of our friend and colleague, Traci Simrell who died in December.
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Winter BToday Released Online
12/23/2020
The winter edition of BToday has been released online. This issue will be digital only and features stories and photos from the start of the school year.
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Sounds for the Season Holiday Concert
12/16/2020
Tune in to Facebook on Thursday at 7 p.m. to watch the Binghamton High School Sounds for the Season Holiday Concert!
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Weather memo to BCSD families
12/15/2020
In advance of the inclement weather, here is some important information that was distributed to families in November about snow days and the strategic decision to close or delay school.
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BCSD Budget Survey for 2021-2022
12/11/2020
This year, more than any year prior, the Binghamton City School District needs to hear from our stakeholders in regards to the upcoming school budget.
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BHS Hosts 25th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
11/16/2020
This year due to COVID-19 the annual Binghamton High School Community Dinner will look a little different. This year 500 meals will be distributed for carry out only. Meals will be available for pick up on Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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NYS School Board Recognition Week Oct. 19-23
10/19/2020
The New York State School Boards Association recognizes October 19 - 23 as School Board Recognition Week. This is a time to promote awareness and understanding of the important work performed by school board members.
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Dawne Anna Adams named director of personnel
10/16/2020
We welcome back Dawne Anna Adams to the Binghamton City School District. Adams is the new BCSD director of personnel.
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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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Treasured BCSD Nurse Celebrates 55 Years of Service
She lightheartedly calls herself “the gray-haired witch”, but anyone who’s ever met Joyce DeRitis knows that describing her as a witch couldn’t be farther from the truth.
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