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School Information Office
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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 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 2017-2018 Budget Newsletter
2016-2017 Budget Newsletter  
June 2016  
June/July 2016 Special Newsletter  

School News
Marching Band Champs at Darien Lake Competition: Congratulations to the District’s Marching Band, the 2017 Darien Lake Grand Champion! The band won the honor over the weekend and also received the Grand Judges Award, Gold with Distinction, for its highest score ever – 98.5!   more >>
Bville Athletes Compete in Special Olympics: Good luck to all of our athletes participating in the Special Olympics today, May 18 at CNS. GO BEES!!!         more >>
Budget Passes. Thank you, B'ville!: Voters in the Baldwinsville Central School District have approved the 2017-2018 proposed budget. The results are as follows:   * Budget proposition ($104,691,624) –  1181 Yes votes;  307  No votes   * Bus purchase proposition ($1,149,514) –  1168 Yes votes;  319  No votes   * Capital Reserve Fund proposition (not to exceed $5 million) –  1163 Yes votes; 327  No votes   Board of Education Election ... more >>
Crew Team Victorious in Saratoga: Congratulations to the Baldwinsville Crew Novice 4 Boat, State Champions! The boat placed 1st at the NYS Scholastic Championships in Saratoga over the weekend! Members of the team are: Kimberly Rivera-Cottol, Claire Herman, Kaitlyn McAllister,  Ayla Von Sneidern, and Emma LeGault.   The Baldwinsville Senior 4 Boat also had an outstanding finish at the championships, placing 2nd. Members of the boat are: Shannon Sprague, Grace Skapura, Erin Mordaunt, Aleda Collins, and Chloe Ludden. ... more >>
Important Information on Cases of Whooping Cough in the District: It has come to the attention of the District that there have been a few cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in the District.  To read the communication to parents that Superintendent Matthew McDonald is sending out today, May 15, 2017 in a School Messenger communication, please click HERE . Nearly all students within the District are vaccinated against pertussis. Our custodial staff members have taken extra measures to disinfect classrooms and common areas in our schools. more >>

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Last updated on 5/15/2017