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Camp Duffield

Camp Duffield

Sarah Marsh, Hannah Arnold

June 8, 2017


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On May 31st, the fifth graders went on their annual trip to Camp Duffield. The experience of outdoor education made for a  fun-filled three days. Eight seniors had the experience of going as counselors and enjoyed the outdoors with the kids. Those seniors were MacKenzie Hamer, Hannah Arnold, Tyler Wes...

BCS Welcomes New Superintendent

BCS Welcomes New Superintendent

Samanthia Burgio and Megan Rose

June 8, 2017


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Belfast Central School welcomes Dr. Wendy Butler as our new superintendent. Dr. Butler lives in Friendship, where she also grew up, with her husband Joe. While she was in college, she worked at Enders’ Grocery here in Belfast, and she got to know many people in the community.  Her experience in Belfast...

Happy Retirement

Happy Retirement

Hannah Lindo

June 8, 2017


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This year we say goodbye to two very significant faculty members here at BCS. Mrs. Lyman, our high school art teacher, is retiring this year after thirty years of service. Her positive attitude and her encouraging words made her both an inspiration and a role model to us all. Mrs. Gilbert, our schoo...

Sports Complex Renovation Update

Sports Complex Renovation Update

Dan Geyer

June 8, 2017


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Lots of work is going on both inside and outside the gym. Currently, Evingham Site Excavation (ESE) is working on replacing the dugouts on the softball and soccer field. Another key to this project is the old grandstand. The grandstand has been there since before 1967. The grandstand also serves as t...

Hatching Chicks

Hatching Chicks

Erin Cole

June 8, 2017


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During College Biology, we did a lab that taught us about mitosis in chick embryos, and we even got to see an embryo and a chick heart beating when we cracked open a fertilized egg. Myself and a few other students had the idea to see if we could hatch a few embryos. Mr. Hazelton gave us permission, bu...

Outdoor Classroom Completed

Outdoor Classroom Completed

Samantha Burgio

June 8, 2017


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Many have seen BCS’s new Outdoor Classroom built by Gage Lincoln. It’s a really neat structure that asks for explanation. If you haven’t yet checked it out, you should!  It is located in front of the south end of the school building. Gage built the structure as his Eagle Scout project. An Eagle Sc...

Salutatorian: Michaela Pastorius

Salutatorian:  Michaela Pastorius

Julia Lindo

May 25, 2017


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Students, teachers, and peers are honored to recognize Michaela Pastorius as the 2017 Salutatorian. Michaela’s average is 96.42% and she will graduate with 26 college credits! Michaela has been the president of her class for four consecutive years and played softball, basketball, and soccer. She has...

Valedictorian:  Hannah Lindo

Valedictorian:  Hannah Lindo

Julia Lindo

May 25, 2017


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Students, teachers, and peers are honored to recognize Hannah Lindo as the 2017 Valedictorian. Hannah’s average is 97.41% and she will graduate with 24 college credits! Hannah engages in activities such as Marching Band, Jazz Band, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble (SWE), High School Choir, Select Choir,...

Band Competes at Darien Lake

Band Competes at Darien Lake

Hannah Lindo and Hunter Lincoln

May 25, 2017


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On May 19th, Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Middle/ High School Band) performed Thousand Hills Overture, Winterwinds, and as a warm-up, Ecossaise. We went home taking second place. We signed up for the Level 2 and 3 Division. The feedback given by the judges was valuable. One judge pointed out our need for i...

Senior Art Show a Success

Senior Art Show a Success

Sarah Marsh

May 25, 2017


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On Tuesday, May 16th, Belfast Central held its annual Senior art show. Each year, the senior art majors display their art from throughout their high school and eighth grade years of art. This is a chance for community members, teachers, and other students to appreciate their work. During the art show...

Senior Trip to NYC

Senior Trip to NYC

Hannah Arnold and Tyler West

May 25, 2017


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On May 10-13, the class of 2017 traveled to New York City for the annual senior trip. We drove into the city listening to “Empire State of Mind” over the loud speakers; this was a great way to get our first glance of the “city that never sleeps.” First, we stopped at the Madame Tussaud’s ...

Prom 2017

Prom 2017

MacKenzie Hamer

May 25, 2017


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This year's prom was a success, with over sixty students attending at the Wellsville Country Club this past Saturday night. Many students agreed that it was one of the best proms they have been to and that the buffet was great. Even ice cream sundaes were offered to the students with various different...

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