Please find the athletic COVID testing schedule for the week of 9/13 here. Testing begins at 7:30 am and no one will be able to test after 7:55 am.
Yesterday (September 2nd), the New York State Department of Health issued interim guidance for classroom instruction this school year and a Commissioner’s Determination on COVID testing in schools. Please find more details in a letter from Superintendent Dhara that was also emailed home to all families here.
Based on recommendation from our Medical Director, the safety of our students, feedback from the community, and in keeping in alignment with our merger with New Lebanon, we will be testing all athletes weekly regardless of their vaccination status. We greatly appreciate the feedback we have received from all stakeholders as we work through this difficult time together for the benefit of our students and keeping our sports program open. Please read more here.
Due to the pending inclement weather from Hurricane Henri and the potential slowdown of this weather system overnight on Sunday into Monday, BCSD has decided to postpone the first day of practices until Tuesday, 8/24. Read more here.
At Berlin CSD, per the CDC guidance, we are proceeding with weekly COVID testing, in lieu of cancelling sports or imposing vaccination requirements. Please find more information here.
On August 7, volunteers from the Berlin/New Lebanon Athletics community devoted their Saturday to cleaning up the Berlin cross country trail. Read more here.