Bellefonte Area School District is regularly featured on a website supported by the Pennsylvania School Board Association. The Success Starts Here campaign is a multiyear statewide effort to promote public schools from around the commonwealth. Since the 2018-19 school year, BASD has been the most publicized district in the commonwealth, according to PSBA.
Bellefonte Area School District offers cyber education for its students who may feel this form of alternative learning is a good fit for them. Different than cyber charter schools, the BeLA program – Bellefonte eLearning Academy, started in 2009 – means a student who goes through the virtual program is still a student of BASD and may participate in other Bellefonte Area-offered classes, clubs, athletics, fine arts and extracurricular activities provided by the district.
Bellefonte Area School District has a commitment to global education by providing opportunities for staff and students to teach and learn curriculum that integrates multiple-dimension teaching into everyday lessons -- through the world language department with Chinese and Spanish taught to students as early as kindergarten, along with providing support for staff who want enhance their own professional learning on this matter.
Health, safety and security at Bellefonte Area School District is the utmost importance. That's why the district takes into consideration many safety and security efforts that often reach beyond our schools, staff and students, and also provides the community with information about illness prevention, mental health and more. Through this, two anonymous reporting applications are also available -- Safe School Helpline and Safe2Say Something.
Bellefonte Area School District had the privilege to partner with LinkedIn to provide our district and community with a blog series that could help in their future work endeavors. Read this five-part series to learn more about job tips, interview skills, resume building and how to use LinkedIn to promote yourself.
On July 8, a statement was made regarding important community conversations about the Red Raiders and other matters. See the full statement from the Bellefonte Area School board president, here: Red Raiders statement. Thank you for your patience and support as we head into a new school year.
Bellefonte Area School District believes it is its responsibility to provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment for all students. We also believe it is our responsibility to provide information and resources to broaden the knowledge and deepen the understanding of issues that affect our students and our community. Please click here to view the PowerPoint presentation from the June 28 school board meeting. Click here to view the accompanying video.
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at St. John's United Church of Christ.