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First Day logo The First Day Of School Is Wednesday, August 21
The First Day of School for the 2019-2020 school year will be Wednesday, August 21.  Welcome back! 
eSchoolPlus logo Home Access Center Temporarily Unavailable
The Home Access Center will be temporarily unavailable while we transition over to the 2019-2020 school year. 
Negotiations Update Bethel Park School District Fact-Finding Materials And Statement
 Please click here to learn more about the Negotiations Process between the Bethel Park School District and the Paraprofessionals/Aides Educational Support Unit. 
budget logo 2019-2020 Budget Passed With Millage Reduction
The Bethel Park School District 2019-2020 Operating Budget was passed with a millage reduction to 21 mills. 
Precision Logo Now Hiring--Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals and Nurses!
If you are interested in being a Substitute Teacher, Paraprofessional or Nurse for the Bethel Park School District, you are invited to attend the Job Fairs that will be held on July 22! 
Pre-K For PA REady to Succeed. An Initiative of Early Learning PA Pre-K Counts Slots Still Available
Tender Care Learning Centers has several opening for its Pre-K Counts Program this fall.  Children must be age four by September 1, 2019 to participate. 
Free and Reduced Lunch Form Graphic Free/Reduced Lunch Forms Available Now
Please click here to read about how you can obtain free/reduced cafeteria meals for your children in the 2019-2020 school year. 
Three students learning how to milk a cow using a latex glove filled with water Students Learn Over The Summer At Camp Invention
Bethel Park is proud to host the largest Camp Invention in Western PA! 
Haley Bell BPHS Student Wins Gold Medal At National Competition
Bethel Park High School rising sophomore Haley Bell earned a Gold Medal at the FCCLA National Competition in Anaheim, CA. 
Five Graduates Congratulations, BPHS Class of 2019!
This year 350 students graduated in the Bethel Park High School Class of 2019! 
PDE logo District Commended After Federal Programs Review
The Pennsylvania Department of Education reported the District is in "complete compliance" after a Consolidated Review of its Federal Programs for the 2018-2019 school year. 
Summer Hours logo Summer Hours
The Bethel Park School District will be CLOSED on Fridays from June 14-August 9. 
The three French Exam Gold Medalists BPHS French Students Earn 25 Awards On National French Exams
Bethel Park High School students earned 25 awards on the National French Exams. 
WQED Writers Contest Logo Five Bethel Park Elementary Students Recognized In WQED Writer's Contest
Five Bethel Park Elementary Students were recognized for their outstanding writing in the 2019 WQED Writer's Contest! 
Three students receive a scholarship Bethel Park High School Recognizes Students At Awards Night
Bethel Park High School students were recognized for their academic achievements at the annual Awards and Recognition Night. 
The Third Place CalcuSolve Team Elementary Students Finish In Third Place At Elementary CalcuSolve Competition
A team of Bethel Park Elementary Gifted Students finished in Third Place at the Elementary CalcuSolve Competition, and Patrick Gaefke finished in Second Place in the Individual Competition. 
Mrs. DeGregorio and Mrs. Seewald Two Lincoln Teachers Receive Apple Awards
Two Abraham Lincoln Elementary Teachers have received Apple Awards from the PA Chapter of the National State Teachers of the Year. 
Two of the four Extra Effort Award winners Four BPHS Students Receive Extra Effort Award
Four Bethel Park High School students recevied the Extra Effort award for the Fourth Quarter of the 2018-2019 school year from Steel Center. 
Sam and Anthony Two BPHS Students Named Top Of The Shop
Bethel Park High School students Samuel Delancey and Anthony Klase were named Top of the Shop by the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education. 
The 2019 Quill and Scroll Inductees 15 BPHS Students Recognized By Quill & Scroll
The Bethel Park High School Chapter of Quill & Scroll inducted 14 new students and presented the Award of Honor to a freshman. 
The winning Envirothon Team NAMS Students Win Envirothon Competition
A team of Neil Armstrong Middle School Fifth Grade Gifted Students won the Allegheny County Envirothon competition. 
Six students holding trophies Ninth Graders Win Five Awards In Hershey
Bethel Park High School Ninth Grade Music Students earned five awards during their Spring Music Trip to Hershey. 
Memorial Students with the Gifted Challenge Cup Memorial Students Win Gifted Challenge Cup
Memorial Elementary Gifted Students won the Bethel Park Gifted Challenge Cup for the second straight year! 
The four Top of the Shop award winners Four BPHS Students Named Top Of The Shop By Steel Center
Four Bethel Park High School students received the Top of the Shop Award from the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education. 
The three winners, Ms. O'Rouke and Mrs. Pierce Memorial Student Wins Third Grade Spelling Bee
Memorial Third Grader Michael Blessing was the winner of the 2019 Rotary Third Grade Spelling Bee! 
Four of the six Extra Effort Award winners Six Students Receive Extra Effort Award From Steel Center
Six Bethel Park High School students received the Extra Effort Award from the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education. 
BPHS Competitors and Top Finishers at the DECA International Competition BPHS Students Earn 15 Awards At DECA International Competition
Bethel Park High School students earned 15 awards at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando! 
Christopher Toth and Austin Linz Rotary Presents Tech Awards To Two BPHS Students
The Bethel Park-St. Clair Rotary presented Tech Awards to two Bethel Park High School students. 
Four of the BPHS Award-Winning Students BPHS Science Students Win Four Awards In STEM Design Competition
Bethel Park High School Science students won four awards in a STEM Design Competition hosted by the University of Pittsburgh. 
The awards won during the Spring Music Trip Music Department Earns 15 Awards On Spring Trip
The Bethel Park High School Music Department earned 15 awards on its annual Spring Music Trip. 
The French III new inductees BPHS French Honor Society Inducts 25 New Students; Recognizes 37 Returning Members
Bethel Park High School inducted 25 new members into the French National Honor Society and recognized 37 returning members. 
German National Honor Society Logo 13 Students Inducted Into German National Honor Society
Thirteen Bethel Park High School students were inducted into the German National Honor Society. 
Julie Hernandez and Lori Sutton District Recognized By Project SEARCH
The Bethel Park School District was recognized for its support of Project SEARCH at the organization's 10 year celebration.  
The four BPHS students who scored high on the National Latin Exams Four BPHS Students Score High On National Latin Exams
Four Bethel Park High School students were recognized for their high scores on the National Latin Exams. 
Madelyn Marzina and Jenna Chernicky Two BPHS Juniors Earn Scholarships At PRSEF
Two Bethel Park High School juniors earned a scholarship from Gannon University at the Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Festival. 
The three BPHS students whose artwork was selected for exhibit at Standard Ceramics Three BPHS Students Have Artwork Selected For Student Exhibit
Three Bethel Park High School students had their ceramic artwork pieces selected for the Standard Ceramics High School Student Exhibition. 
Student getting inducted into the National Honor Society 94 BPHS Students Inducted Into National Honor Society
This year 94 Bethel Park High School students were inducted into the school's chapter of the National Honor Society. 
Latin Honor Society logo 25 BPHS Students Inducted Into National Latin Honor Society
Congratulations to the 25 Bethel Park High School students who were inducted into the National Latin Honor Society. 
The BPHS FCCLA State Medalists Bethel Park Students Earn 10 Medals At State FCCLA Competition
Bethel Park High School and Independence Middle School students earned 10 medals at the State FCCLA Competition. 
The three luncheon honorees District Honors Its National Merit Scholarship Commended Students
Bethel Park High School hosted its annual National Merit Scholarship Recognition Luncheon to honor our three Commended Students. 
The 10 BPHS All-State Chorus Vocalists 10 BPHS Vocalists Selected For All-State Chorus
Ten Bethel Park High School vocalists will perform in the PMEA All-State Chorus. 
The two BPHS All-State Band Musicians Two Musicians Selected For All-State Band
Bethel Park High School musicians Jaxson Stewart and Theresa Stolpa have been selected to play in the PMEA All-State Band. 
The students who medaled at the FCCLA State Competition Students Win 10 Medals At FCCLA State Competition
Bethel Park High School and Independence Middle School students won 10 awards at the FCCLA State Competition. 
The 7 BPHS German Day Award Winners BPHS Students Earn Nine Awards At German Day Competition
Bethel Park High School German students earned nine awards at the AATG German Day Competition--the most of any competing school! 
The six students who presented to O.Z. Enterprises BPHS Students Work With O.Z. Enterprises
Bethel Park High School Computer Integrated Manufacturing students worked with O.Z. Enterprises to develop solutions to company issues. 
The two BPHS PJAS winning students Two BPHS Students Earn Second Place At PJAS
Two Bethel Park High School Freshmen earned Second Place Awards at the 2019 PJAS. 
The five students on the Second Place Science Bowl Team NAMS FInishes In Second Place At Middle School Science Bowl
A team of Neil Armstrong Middle School students finished in Second Place at the Middle School Science Bowl. 
Matthew Ruffing and Mr. Muench Eighth Grader Recognized For Community Service Efforts
Independence Middle School eighth grader Matthew Ruffing was recognized by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for his efforts to support active military personnel and veterans. 
The two Extra Effort Award winners Students Receive Extra Effort Awards From Steel Center
Two Bethel Park High School students received the Extra Effort Award from the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education. 
The four BPHS All-State Orchestra musicians Four BPHS Musicians Selected For All-State Orchestra
Four Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected for the PMEA All-State Orchestra. 
The six BPHS Region Band Musicians Six BPHS Musicians Selected For Region Band
Six Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected to play in the PMEA Region Band Concert. 
The five BPHS Region Orchestra musicians Five Musicians Selected For Region Orchestra
Five Bethel Park High School musicians were selected to perform in the PMEA Region Orchestra Concert. 
The BPHS DECA students who won awards and medals at the State Conference BPHS Students Earn 24 Awards At DECA State Conference
Bethel Park High School students earned 25 awards at the 2019 DECA State Career Development Conference. 
The three BPHS German Exam Gold Award Winners BPHS Students Earn 22 Awards On National German Exams
Bethel Park High School students earned 22 awards on the National German Exams. 
The 10 NAMS Band Fest Students 10 NAMS Musicians To Play In PMEA Elementary Band Fest
Ten Neil Armstrong Middle School musicians will play in the PMEA Elementary Band Fest. 
The 5 NAMS Elementary Sing Fest Students Five NAMS Students Selected For Elementary Sing Fest
Five Neil Armstrong Middle School students will participate in the PMEA Elementary Sing Fest. 
The 4 NAMS District String Fest Musicians Four NAMS Musicians Selected For Elementary String Fest
Four NAMS musicians have been selected to play in the PMEA Elementary String Fest. 
21 of the 22 Region Chorus Students 22 BPHS Students Selected For Region Chorus
Twenty-two Bethel Park High School vocalists have been selected to sing in the PMEA Region Chorus Concert. 
Three of the four IMS Junior High District Band Musicians Four IMS Musicians Selected For Junior High District Band Concert
Four Independence Middle School musicians were selected to play in the PMEA Junior HIgh District Band Concert. 
Andy Amrhein from the BPEF and BPCF and eight members of the BPHS Forensics Team Thank You, Bethel Park Education And Community Foundations!
The Bethel Park Education Foundation and the Bethel Park Community Foundation presented checks to support the BPHS Forensics Team! 
PAsmart Logo District Received $35,000 PAsmart Targeted K12 Computer Science And STEM Education Grant
The Bethel Park School District received a $35,000 PAsmart Targeted K12 Computer Science and STEM Education Grant which will provide computer science opportunities at Neil Armstrong Middle School. 
Black Hawk Drive logo Black Hawk Drive To Be Closed During School Hours
If you travel Black Hawk Drive during the school day, please be advised it will be closed to all thru-traffic daily between 7 AM and 3 PM. 
Dr. Pasquerilla, Mrs. Doumont, Mr. Lenosky and Mrs. Wells Two Bethel Park Schools Presented With Title 1 Distinguished Schools Award
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and William Penn Elementary School in the Bethel Park School District were two of the 153 Pennsylvania Schools to receive the 2018-2019 Distinguished Title 1 Schools Award 
The BPHS DECA District Competitors Bethel Park High School Students Earn 31 Awards At DECA District Conference
Bethel Park High School DECA students brought home 31 awards from the DECA District Conference! 
Two BPHS Junior High District Orchestra Musicians Eight Musicians Selected For Junior High District Orchestra
Eight Bethel Park musicians have been selected to perform in the PMEA Junior High District Orchestra Concert. 
The eight BPHS District Band Musicians Eight BPHS Musicians Selected For District Band
Eight Bethel Park High School musicians were selected to play in the PMEA District Band Concert. 
11 of the 13 BPHS District Orchestra Musicians 13 BPHS Musicians Selected For District Orchestra
Thirteen Bethel Park High School musicians were selected to play in the PMEA District Orchestra. 
Mrs. Gallaher and Mrs. Luzader Two Franklin Teachers Receive Apple Award From NSTOY-PA
Franklin Fourth Grade Teachers Mrs. Gallaher and Mrs. Luzader received the Apple Award from NSTOY-PA 
29 of the 30 BPHS District Chorus Students 30 BPHS Students Selected For District Chorus
Thirty Bethel Park High School students will be participating in the 2019 PMEA District Chorus Concert! 
School Resource Officer and four School Police Officers District Receives Three School Safety Grants
The Bethel Park School District received three school safety grants totalling $85,000. 
The 8 BPHS Honors Band Musicians Eight BPHS Musicians Selected For Honors Band
Eight Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected to play in the PMEA Honors Band. 
Franklin Principal Teresa Doumont and Penn Principal Brian Lenosky Two Bethel Park Schools Named Distinguished Title I Schools
The Pennsylvania Department of Education named Franklin Elementary and Penn Elementary School 2018-2019 Distinguished Title I Schools. 
The BPHS Hometown Hi-Q Team BPHS Team On Hometown Hi-Q On October 27
The Bethel Park High School Hometown Hi-Q Team will compete on Saturday, October 27!   
The three BPHS Honors Orchestra musicians Three BPHS Musicians Selected For Honors Orchestra
Three Bethel Park High School musicians have been selected to play in the PMEA Honors Orchestra. 
The 9 BPHS students participating in the Westinghouse Science Honors Institute Nine BPHS Students Selected For Westinghouse Science Honors Institute
Nine Bethel Park High School juniors were selected to participate in the 2018-2019 Westinghouse Science Honors Institute. 
Two BP School Police Officers and one Paramedic with the emergency supply buckets Classrooms Equipped With Emergency Supply Buckets
All Bethel Park School District classrooms have been equipped with emergency supply buckets to be used in emergency situations until responders can arrive. 
BPHS's three 2019 National Merit Commended Students Three Students Named Commended By National Merit Scholarship Corporation
Three Bethel Park High School students were named Commended by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. 
AP Scholars logo 33 Students Named Advanced Placement Scholars
Congratulations to the 33 Bethel Park students who were named Advanced Placement Scholars! 
10 of the 13 Apprenticeship students Thirteen BPHS Students To Participate In Apprenticeship Programs
Thirteen Bethel Park High School students successfully applied and were accepted to participate in apprenticeship programs this school year, sponsored by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. 
Comcast Internet Essentials Logo Comcast Provides Broadband Access To Low Income Families
Comcast's Internet Essentials program can provide broadband access to low-income families for a reduced price of $9.95 a month. 
Collage of photos from the interview IMS Featured On WPXI On First Day Of School
WPXI-TV broadcasted live from Independence Middle School on the First Day of School! 
Dr. Langer and a Camp Invention Counselor District Welcomes National Inventors Hall Of Fame Inductee To Camp Invention
The Bethel Park School District was pleased to welcome 2002 National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee Dr. Al Langer to Camp Invention! 
Mr. Qualk, Jerry and Mr. Cristofano Senior Attends Governors School
Bethel Park High School senior Jerry Varghese had the opportunity to attend the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences at CMU this summer.   
Six students holding up artwork Students Have Fun Learning At Extended School Year Program
Bethel Park students had fun learning this summer at the Extended School Year Program. 
Joseph Villani District Welcomes Joseph Villani As New BPHS Associate Principal
The Bethel Park School District welcomes Joseph Villani as the new Associate Principal at Bethel Park High School. 
The three National FCCLA Award Winners Students Earn Three Awards At FCCLA National Competition
Congratulations to the three Bethel Park students who earned awards at the FCCLA National Competition in Atlanta! 
2018-2019 calendar cover 2018-2019 District/Municipality Calendars Have Been Mailed
The 2018-2019 Bethel Park School District and Municipality Calendars were mailed the week of July 30 to all Bethel Park School District families.  Click here to see where you can pick up additional copies. 
zero millage increase logo 2018-2019 Budget Passed With No Tax Increase
The Bethel Park Board of School Directors passed the 2018-2019 school year budget at its May 22, 2018 Regular Meeting with a zero millage increase for the third consecutive year. 
Home Access Center Logo 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 eSchoolPlus Home Access Center. 
ESchoolPlus Family App Logo Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App
You can now access the 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.