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District Communications: Your First and Most Trusted Source for District Information

Kelly Cary
School Information Officer, District Webmaster
(315) 638-6180


The Baldwinsville Central School District is committed to making our website,, compliant with the American with Disabilities Act to ensure accessibility of its website for all students, parents and members of the community with disabilities. At this time, we recognize that not all areas of our website may be ADA-compliant. We are in the process of updating our content to be compliant with the W3C guidelines. We welcome feedback on how to improve the site’s accessibility for all users. Please contact the district's webmaster, Kelly Cary, at or 315-638-6180 with any concerns, problems, or questions regarding our site's accessibility.

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The mission of the School Information Office is to provide accurate and timely information and news to the entire school district community, as well as to inform the community of students' and staff members' achievements.

The School Information Office is responsible for media relations as well as for the content and management of the district's website, producing the district's newsletter, The Hive (formerly The Beecon), content for the district's BEE Informed email news service, the district's official Facebook page, and the district's Twitter account.  

Excellent schools need exceptional communication between the district and all stakeholders. The Baldwinsville Central School District wants to be your first and most trused source of information about its schools and programs. One of our greatest assests is the atmosphere of caring, collaboration, and commitment that we have with district stakeholders. One way in which we maintain this environment is through our communications.


Bee Informed E-Mail News Service

The BEE Informed E-Mail News Service enables members of the school district community to receive district news every week in an e-newsletter. The newsletter is usually published every Friday of the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Read the latest e-newsletter and visit our archives HERE.

Click here to sign up to receive the newsletter.

The Hive Newsletter (formerly The Beecon)

The district publishes a monthly newsletter, The Hive (formerly The Beecon), which is mailed to district households. The newsletter will keep you up to date on student and staff achievement, district programs, initiatives and events. Click here to read the current issue (pdf).

School Messenger Notification System

The district uses this message system for important notifications to parents, as well as emergency messages, such as school closings. Messages are sent via the telephone and emails. Parents automatically receive these messages. You do not have to register to receive them; however, parents can opt in to receive the messages as text messages. To opt in for text messages, provide your child's school with your cell phone number. This update will be effective within 24 hours, after which you can text the word YES to 68453 from your wireless device. Please note that the district does not pay for text message charges that may be incurred by you for sending or receiving text messages. Check with your wireless carrier for possible charges.

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Mobile App

The district has a free mobile app you can download from the app store or Google Play. App features include news, notifications, calendars and a staff directory. Search for the Baldwinsville Central School District.

The Hive Archives - PDFs



August 2016 Hive August 2017 Hive
October 2016 Hive October 2017 Hive
December 2016 Hive December 2017 Hive
February 2017 Hive February 2018 Hive
April 2017 Hive  
2017-2018 Budget Newsletter  
June 2017 Hive  

School News
Baker Seniors Awarded NYSED Scholarships for Academic Excellence: Congratulations to the following Baker High School seniors who are recipients of the New York State Education Department Scholarship for Academic Excellence:   Lauren Brushingham Benjamin Dwyer Michelle Eubank Elinor Grage Zachary Hahn Benjamin Iven Matthew King Nicholas Lakomski Makayla Spicer Amanda Strenk Sydney Tse Clayton Winders   more >>
BHS Musical Players to Present "Peter Pan" March 8, 9 & 10: The Baker High School Musical Players will present "Peter Pan " in the Baker auditorium on March 8, 9 & 10 at 7 p.m.  A matinee is scheduled for March 10 at 1 p.m.   Tickets are $8, $10, and $12 and $8 for seniors. To purchase tickets, please call the box office at 315-638-6039. more >>
Baker Students Awarded in Scholastic Writing Competition: Eighteen Baker High School students have received awards in the Northeast region of the 2018 Scholastic Writing Awards competition. The competition is open to students in grades 7-12. Gold Key winners are automatically considered for national-level recognition, to be announced later this year.   Congratulations to the following Baldwinsville students:   Gold Key Rachel Blake Emily Brisson Mackenzie Bruen Liz Erich Kaitlyn Liu Colin Walsh   Silver Key Marisa ... more >>
Top 10 Finish for Baker Science Olympiad Team: Congratulations to Baker High School’s Science Olympiad Team, a top ten finisher at the Mid-State Regional Science Olympiad Competition held on January 27 at Le Moyne College. The team finished in 8th place out of 37 teams overall. This is the team's fourth top ten team finish in the region in five years.    Several members of the team were also successful in the competition’s individual events, placing in the top ten as follows:   Matthew King, ... more >>
An Evening with Acclaimed Author Jeff Zentner: Join Jeff Zentner on May 1st from 6:00 pm to 8:45 pm for a discussion of his debut novel, THE SERPENT KING, and the many mental health issues surrounding the text. All students and community members are welcomed to attend. Pre-registration for this event is strongly encouraged but not required to attend. Free babysitting and light refreshments will be provided. See the flyer for registration and detailed information more >>

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Last updated on 2/16/2018
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