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Apprenticeships For 2017-2018 image Apprenticeships For 2017-2018
Students who will be in grades 9-12 in 2017-2018 are encouraged to apply for Apprenticeships offered through the Allegheny Intermediate Unit.  The deadline to apply is Friday, May 26. 
Fourth Grade Band And Strings Parent Information Night Scheduled For May 25 image Fourth Grade Band And Strings Parent Information Night Scheduled For May 25
If your third grader is planning to play a musical instrument next school year, you are invited to a Fourth Grade Band and Strings Parent Information Night on May 25. 
Fifth Grade Parent Orientation Scheduled May 30 image Fifth Grade Parent Orientation Scheduled May 30
All parents of current fourth grade students who will be attending Neil Armstrong Middle School in the fall as fifth graders are invited to attend a Fifth Grade Parent Orientation on May 30. 
C3 Logix Baseline Concussion Tests image C3 Logix Baseline Concussion Tests
All student-athletes entering grades 7-10 are required to sign up for the C3 Logix Baseline Concussion Test.  Please click here to learn more. 
BPHS Chess Team Wins WPICL Championship image BPHS Chess Team Wins WPICL Championship
The members of the Bethel Park High School Chess Team are the champions of the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Chess League. 
NAMS Hosts Remake Learning Days Activity image NAMS Hosts Remake Learning Days Activity
Neil Armstrong Middle School was chosen to present a Remake Learning Days activity called "DramaTech." 
Senior Receives Extra Effort Award From Steel Center image Senior Receives Extra Effort Award From Steel Center
Bethel Park High School senior Jacob Richert received the Extra Effort Award from the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education for the Fourth Quarter of the 2016-2017 school year.
 
Incoming Kindergarten Students Receive Books, Thanks To Two Grants image Incoming Kindergarten Students Receive Books, Thanks To Two Grants
All Bethel Park incoming Kindergarten students will receive a book at their Kindergarten Orientation, thanks to two grants. 
BPHS Students Win Awards At DECA International Conference image BPHS Students Win Awards At DECA International Conference
Bethel Park High School students earned 16 awards at the DECA International Career Conference. 
Two Seniors Receive SHASDA Award image Two Seniors Receive SHASDA Award
Bethel Park High School seniors Olivia Fabus and Max Heller received the SHASDA Award. 
BPHS Students Make Pillowcases For Pittsburgh Cancer Center image BPHS Students Make Pillowcases For Pittsburgh Cancer Center
Students in Ms. Potts' Clothing Construction and Tailoring Class made pillowcases for the Pittsburgh Cancer Center. 
Lincoln Staff Members Participate In WQED Panel Discussion image Lincoln Staff Members Participate In WQED Panel Discussion
Lincoln Elementary School First Grade Teacher Dawn Douds and Librarian Denice Pazuchanics joined Bethel Park Public Librarian Elaine Volpe on a panel discussion at WQED. 
BPHS Music Department Earns 19 Awards In Orlando image BPHS Music Department Earns 19 Awards In Orlando
The Bethel Park High School Music Department earned 19 awards at the 2017 Spring Music Trip to the Festivals of Music at Walt Disney World in Orlando. 
28 BPHS Students Inducted Into French National Honor Society image 28 BPHS Students Inducted Into French National Honor Society
This year 28 Bethel Park High School students were inducted into the French National Honor Society. 
Fifth Grader Wins STEM-Themed Essay Contest image Fifth Grader Wins STEM-Themed Essay Contest
Neil Armstrong Middle School fifth grader Artemis Conaboy was one of the winners of the “Why STEM Learning Is Important To My Future” essay contest. 
Bethel Park Named One Of The Best Communities For Music Education image Bethel Park Named One Of The Best Communities For Music Education
The Bethel Park School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation for the third consecutive year! 
Eleven Students Earn Awards On National Latin Exams image Eleven Students Earn Awards On National Latin Exams
Eleven Bethel Park High School students earned awards on the National Latin Exams. 
Bethel Park Students Earn 10 Medals At FCCLA State Competition image Bethel Park Students Earn 10 Medals At FCCLA State Competition
Bethel Park High School and Independence Middle School students earned 10 medals at the FCCLA State Competition. 
62 Students Inducted Into National Honor Society image 62 Students Inducted Into National Honor Society
The Bethel Park High School Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 62 new members in 2017! 
Four BPHS Seniors Recognized By American Legion image Four BPHS Seniors Recognized By American Legion
Four Bethel Park High School seniors were recognized at the Allegheny County Youth Achievement Dinner. 
IMS To Receive STEPP Award image IMS To Receive STEPP Award
Independence Middle School will receive the 2017 STEPP Award in the School Category for providing outstanding support to children who are receiving Special Education Services. 
BPHS Junior To Intern With Pitt Cancer Researchers image BPHS Junior To Intern With Pitt Cancer Researchers
Bethel Park High School junior Angela Burns will once again serve as a Summer Intern with the University of Pittsburgh's Cancer Institute. 
Two Bethel Park High School Students Earn Awards At PRSEF image Two Bethel Park High School Students Earn Awards At PRSEF
Two Bethel Park High School students earned several awards and scholarships at the Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair. 
BPSD Students Earn Eight Awards At Science Olympiad image BPSD Students Earn Eight Awards At Science Olympiad
Bethel Park High School and Independence Middle School students earned a combine eight awards at the Science Olympiad. 
Two Musicians Selected For All-State Band image Two Musicians Selected For All-State Band
Bethel Park High School musicians Bruce Deal and Joe Mueser will play in the PMEA All-State Band. 
26 Students Inducted Into National Latin Honor Society image 26 Students Inducted Into National Latin Honor Society
Twenty-six Bethel Park High School students were inducted into the National Latin Honor Society. 
10 Students Inducted Into German NHS image 10 Students Inducted Into German NHS
Ten Bethel Park High School students were inducted into the German National Honor Society. 
BPHS German Students Win Seven Awards At German Day Competition image BPHS German Students Win Seven Awards At German Day Competition
Bethel Park High School German students earned seven awards at the 2017 German Day Competiton. 
IMS Students Earn Teamwork Award At Fluid Power Challenge image IMS Students Earn Teamwork Award At Fluid Power Challenge
A group of Independence Middle School students earned the Teamwork Award at the 2017 Fluid Power Challenge. 
Four Bethel Park High School Students Earn Extra Effort Award From Steel Center image Four Bethel Park High School Students Earn Extra Effort Award From Steel Center
Four Bethel Park High School students earned the Extra Effort Award for the third quarter of the 2016-2017 school year from the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education. 
District Ratifies New Agreement With Custodians/Maintenance image District Ratifies New Agreement With Custodians/Maintenance
On March 21, the Bethel Park Board of School Directors ratified a new agreement with the Bethel Park Custodial/Maintenance Educational Support Personnel Association effective through June 30, 2021. 
District Honors National Merit Scholarship Students With A Luncheon image District Honors National Merit Scholarship Students With A Luncheon
Five Bethel Park High School students were honored for their participation in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. 
Biology Students Work With UPMC Cancer Researchers image Biology Students Work With UPMC Cancer Researchers
Bethel Park High School Biology Students worked with UPMC Cancer Researchers to study the presence of GMOs in snack foods. 
Three BPHS Musicians Selected For All-State Orchestra image Three BPHS Musicians Selected For All-State Orchestra
Three Bethel Park High School musicians will play in the PMEA All-State Orchestra. 
Junior Inducted Into National Technical Honor Society image Junior Inducted Into National Technical Honor Society
Bethel Park High School Junior Cassandra Biancaniello was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. 
Six BPHS Vocalists Selected For All-State Chorus image Six BPHS Vocalists Selected For All-State Chorus
Six Bethel Park High School vocalists have been selected to perform in the PMEA All-State Chorus. 
DECA Students Earn Multiple Awards At State Conference image DECA Students Earn Multiple Awards At State Conference
Bethel Park High School students earned 25 awards and five Medallions at the DECA State Career Development Conference in Hershey, PA. 
Memorial Third Grader Wins Third Grade Spelling Bee image Memorial Third Grader Wins Third Grade Spelling Bee
Congratulations to Memorial Third Grader Andre Abeskharon, who won this year's Third Grade Spelling Bee! 
Mrs. Crowley Named A 2018 PA Teacher Of The Year Semifinalist image Mrs. Crowley Named A 2018 PA Teacher Of The Year Semifinalist
Franklin Third Grade Teacher Lindsay Crowley has been named a Semifinalist for the 2018 PA Teacher of the Year! 
Four BPHS Musicians Selected For Region Band image Four BPHS Musicians Selected For Region Band
Four Bethel Park High School musicians have been chosen to play in the PMEA Region Band Concert. 
26 BPHS Students Earn High Scores On National German Exams image 26 BPHS Students Earn High Scores On National German Exams
This year, 26 Bethel Park High School German students earned high scores on the National German Exams, including the top Level 4 Exam score in Western PA and West Virginia! 
NAMS Music Teacher To Receive Citation From PMEA image NAMS Music Teacher To Receive Citation From PMEA
Neil Armstrong Middle School Music Teacher Rachel Skilone has been selected to receive the PMEA District One Citation of Excellence. 
Fifth Grader Finishes In Second Place In County-Wide Math Competition image Fifth Grader Finishes In Second Place In County-Wide Math Competition
NAMS Fifth Grader Mason Kernan finished in Second Place in a County-Wide Math Competition. 
Gifted Expo Takes Participants 'Around the World' image Gifted Expo Takes Participants 'Around the World'
"Around the World" was the theme of this year's Elementary Gifted Expo. 
Five Musicians To Play In Elementary BandFest image Five Musicians To Play In Elementary BandFest
Five Neil Armstrong Middle School musicians will perform in the PMEA Elementary BandFest. 
Two NAMS Vocalists To Sing In Elementary SingFest image Two NAMS Vocalists To Sing In Elementary SingFest
Two Neil Armstrong Middle School vocalist will sing in the PMEA Elementary SingFest. 
Four NAMS Musicians Selected For Elementary StringFest image Four NAMS Musicians Selected For Elementary StringFest
Four Neil Armstrong Middle School musicians will play in the PMEA Elementary StringFest. 
14 BPHS Vocalists Selected For Region Chorus image 14 BPHS Vocalists Selected For Region Chorus
Fourteen Bethel Park High School vocalists will perform in the PMEA Region Chorus. 
Three Bethel Park High School Students Win At PJAS image Three Bethel Park High School Students Win At PJAS
Three Bethel Park High School students earned awards at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science. 
Franklin Receives Farm To School Grant From State image Franklin Receives Farm To School Grant From State
Franklin Elementary School received an $850 Farm to School Grant from two Pennsylvania Departments. 
Community Foundation Awards $350 To Memorial Library image Community Foundation Awards $350 To Memorial Library
The Memorial Library received a $350 grant from the Bethel Park Community Foundation to support the newly-created Makerspace in the Library. 
Four Musicians Selected For Region Orchestra image Four Musicians Selected For Region Orchestra
Fourt Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected to play in the PMEA Region Orchestra Concert. 
Community Foundation Supports BPHS DECA Students image Community Foundation Supports BPHS DECA Students
Bethel Park High School DECA recently received two grants from the Bethel Park Community Foundation. 
School District And Teachers Agree To New Five Year Contract image School District And Teachers Agree To New Five Year Contract
The Bethel Park School District and the Bethel Park Federation of Teachers have agreed to a new five year agreement through June 30, 2022. 
Two Musicians Selected For Junior High District Orchestra image Two Musicians Selected For Junior High District Orchestra
Two Independence Middle School musicians will play in the PMEA Junior High District Orchestra. 
Five Students Selected For Junior High District Band image Five Students Selected For Junior High District Band
Five Independence Middle School musicians have been selected to perform in the PMEA Junior High District Band Concert. 
Memorial Receives $600 STEM Grant image Memorial Receives $600 STEM Grant
Memorial Elementary School recieved a $600 grant from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh to purchase some exciting STEM-related equipment! 
Thinking About Your Year-End Giving? image Thinking About Your Year-End Giving?
Perhaps you would consider donating to the Bethel Park Education Foundation! 
Five Students Earn Extra Effort Awards image Five Students Earn Extra Effort Awards
Five Bethel Park High School students received the Extra Effort Award from the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education. 
STEAM Course Introduces Freshmen To Human-Centered Design image STEAM Course Introduces Freshmen To Human-Centered Design
BPHS Freshmen are learning about Human-Centered Design in the Introductory STEAM Class. 
Two Franklin Teachers Receive Apple Awards From NSTOY-PA image Two Franklin Teachers Receive Apple Awards From NSTOY-PA
Two Franklin teachers were presented with Apple Awards from the PA Chapter of the National State Teachers of the Year. 
Engineering Students Partner With USC Students On Real-World Problem Solving image Engineering Students Partner With USC Students On Real-World Problem Solving
BPHS Computer Integrated Manufacturing students are working with STEAM Design students from Upper St. Clair High School to solve some real-life manufacturing problems. 
Eleven BPHS Musicians Selected For District Band image Eleven BPHS Musicians Selected For District Band
Eleven Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected to play in the PMEA District Band Concert. 
Seven BPHS Musicians Selected For District Orchestra image Seven BPHS Musicians Selected For District Orchestra
Seven Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected to perform in the PMEA District Orchestra Concert. 
Two Musicians Selected For Honors Jazz Band image Two Musicians Selected For Honors Jazz Band
Two BPHS musicians were selected to play in the PMEA Honors Jazz Band Concert. 
Be A Part Of The BP Helmet Project image Be A Part Of The BP Helmet Project
If you played football for Bethel/Bethel Park, wer're hoping you can help us with the "BP Helmet Project." 
40 Students Win Awards At DECA District Conference image 40 Students Win Awards At DECA District Conference
Forty Bethel Park High School students earned 33 Awards at the DECA District Conference! 
Two Teachers Are PA Teacher Of The Year Finalists image Two Teachers Are PA Teacher Of The Year Finalists
Two Bethel Park Teachers are Finalists for the 2017 PA Teacher of the Year! 
Teacher Receives $250 Classroom Grant image Teacher Receives $250 Classroom Grant
Franklin Kindergarten Teacher Lisa Jones received a $250 Kickline Cash for Classrooms Grant. 
BPHS Students Stuff A Bus For Needy Children image BPHS Students Stuff A Bus For Needy Children
Bethel Park High School students helped to make the holidays brighter for needy children by stuffing a school bus full of toys! 
Three Eighth Graders Are Finalists In Patriotic Essay Contest image Three Eighth Graders Are Finalists In Patriotic Essay Contest
Three Independence Middle School eighth graders were Finalists in the "Patriot's Pen" Essay Contest! 
Teacher Featured In Department Of Energy Video image Teacher Featured In Department Of Energy Video
The U.S. Department of Energy asked BPHS Science Teacher Barbara Eisel to participate in a training film! 
Sixteen Vocalists Selected For District Chorus image Sixteen Vocalists Selected For District Chorus
Sixteen Bethel Park High School vocalists will sing in the PMEA District Chorus! 
Strings Day Was Fun For All! image Strings Day Was Fun For All!
Ninety-six sixth grade and high school stings musicians had a great time participating in Strings Day 2016! 
Four BPHS Students Earn Extra Effort Award From Steel Center image Four BPHS Students Earn Extra Effort Award From Steel Center
Four Bethel Park High School students earned the Extra Effort Award from the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education. 
Students Make Virtual Reality Videos In STEAM Class image Students Make Virtual Reality Videos In STEAM Class
Bethel Park High School ninth graders are having a great time making virtual reality videos in the Ninth Grade Introductory STEAM Class!  
Eight Musicians Selected For Honors Band image Eight Musicians Selected For Honors Band
Eight Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected to perform in the PMEA Honors Band Concert. 
Board Accepts $8,000 Check From BBA image Board Accepts $8,000 Check From BBA
The Bethel Park Board of School Directors accepted an $8,000 check from the Bethel Baseball Association. 
17 Juniors Selected For Westinghouse Science Honors Institute image 17 Juniors Selected For Westinghouse Science Honors Institute
Seventeen Bethel Park High School juniors have been selected to participate in the Westinghouse Science Honors Institute. 
25 BPHS Students Named AP Scholars image 25 BPHS Students Named AP Scholars
The College Board named 25 Bethel Park High School students AP Scholars. 
Lincoln Librarian Named A Leader In The Classroom image Lincoln Librarian Named A Leader In The Classroom
Congratulations to Lincoln Librarian Denice Pazuchanics, who was named a Leader in the Classroom. 
Lincoln Families Participate In Scratch Jr Program image Lincoln Families Participate In Scratch Jr Program
Lincoln families are having fun working together on a four week computer coding program called Scratch Jr, in partnership with PBS KIDS. 
BPHS Featured In STEAM Showcase image BPHS Featured In STEAM Showcase
Award-winning food innovations, science and art, and global outreach were featured during the Bethel Park High School Presentation at the 2016 STEAM Showcase! 
14 BPHS Students Selected For Apprenticeships image 14 BPHS Students Selected For Apprenticeships
Fourteen Bethel Park High School students successfully applied and have been selected to participate in apprenticeship programs sponsored by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit.
 
Four Seniors Recognized By National Merit Scholarship Corporation image Four Seniors Recognized By National Merit Scholarship Corporation
Four Bethel Park High School seniors were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation in its 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. 
Four BPHS Musicians To Perform In Honors Orchestra image Four BPHS Musicians To Perform In Honors Orchestra
Four Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected to perform in the PMEA Honors Orchestra Concert in November. 
Washington Staff Makes Charitable Donation In Honor Of BPHS Freshman image Washington Staff Makes Charitable Donation In Honor Of BPHS Freshman
The staff at Washington Elementary School made a donation to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation in honor of BPHS Freshman Patrick May. 
A Message From The Director Of Elementary Education image A Message From The Director Of Elementary Education
Please click here to read a letter from Dr. Dorothy Stark, Director of Elementary Education, about the Wonders Language Arts Program. 
Attention Parents: Set Your Home Access Center Alerts image Attention Parents: Set Your Home Access Center Alerts
All Bethel Park parents are encouraged to click here to learn how to set Alerts in the Sungard Home Access Center. 
Two BPSD Teachers Participate In Joint Project With Carnegie Mellon University image Two BPSD Teachers Participate In Joint Project With Carnegie Mellon University
Two BPSD teachers are partnering with CMU to bring data fluency to their classrooms! 
Kelly Katilius Earns Gold Medal At National FCCLA Competition image Kelly Katilius Earns Gold Medal At National FCCLA Competition
IMS eighth grader Kelly Katilius earned a Gold Medal at the National FCCLA Competition! 
Senior Wins Youth Film Contest image Senior Wins Youth Film Contest
Bethel Park High School junior Noah Gearhart won First Place in the Best High School Documentary category of Steeltown Entertainment's "Take A Shot" Youth Film Contest. 
District And Teachers Agree To A One-Year Contract Extension
The Bethel Park School District and the Bethel Park Federation of Teachers have agreed to a one-year contract extension that will run through June 30, 2017. 
2016-2017 Budget Passed Without Tax Increase
The 2016-2017 General Operating Budget was passed without a tax increase. 
Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App image Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App
You can now access the Sungard eSchoolPlus Home Access Center from your electronic devices by downloading the eSchoolPLUS Family App! 
Parents Can Monitor Their Child's Cafeteria Purchases via PayForIt.net
All Bethel Park cafeterias are using the QSP point of sale system.  
Parents, Help Us Communicate with You Electronically
In an attempt to minimize the amount of paper copies generated by the school district and to increase electronic communication with all Bethel Park parents, we are using the e-mail capabilities of the School Messenger Notification Service.