District Communications/Publications

Kelly Cary
School Information Officer
(315) 638-6180

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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.

School Information Officer Kelly Cary is responsible for media relations as well as for the content and management of the district's web site, 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. 


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.

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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. Read the current issue.

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 (formerly The Beecon) Archives
2015-2016 2016-2017
August 2015 August 2016
October 2015 October 2016
December 2015 December 2016
2016 Capital Project February 2017
February 2016 April 2017
April 2016  
2016-2017 Budget Newsletter  
June 2016  
June/July 2016 Special Newsletter  

School News
Auditorium Reno On Schedule for Summer Completion: The much-anticipated reopening of the Baker High School auditorium will soon be a reality.   The auditorium has been closed this school year for demolition and construction. According to James Rodems, Assistant Superintendent for Management Services, work is progressing as planned and renovations should be completed this summer, making the auditorium available for staff and student use by the start of the 2017-2018 school year in September.   The District is planning a grand reopening ... more >>
Unified Basketball Team is a Slam Dunk for Baldwinsville Schools: The Baldwinsville Central School District has teamed up with the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) and Special Olympics to offer its students an inclusive sports program, Unified Sports. The program brings together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities as teammates to train and compete in a sport. Baldwinsville is offering a Unified Basketball Program. This spring the Baldwinsville team will compete against other districts in the area that are offering ... more >>
Baldwinsville Named A Best Community For Music Education for 8th Year: The NAMM Foundation has recognized the Baldwinsville Central School District for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. This is the eighth consecutive year that the District has received the designation. The District joins 527 school districts across the country receiving the prestigious distinction in 2017.   The Best Communities for Music Education awards program recognizes outstanding ... more >>
Meningitis Vaccination Required for Grades 7, 8 & 12 for 2017-18: All NYS students entering 7th, 8th and 12th grade in September 2017 must have the meningococcal vaccine.  Without it they can't start school. You can find more information on the vaccine at this link: Meningitis Vaccine more >>
New Tip Line to Anonymously Report Bullying & Other Situations: It is important to know that the District’s staff works to make our schools safe and caring places. We strongly encourage and frequently remind students to report any safety concerns directly to a trusted adult at home or at school. Still, we know that when students become aware of unsafe people or situations, it can be very difficult for some to report them as they are fearful or feel pressure from others to keep things secret.    We want students to help us keep their ... more >>

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Last updated on 4/7/2017