Bethlehem Central School District, Delmar, NY

 

by Clifford Lamere       Feb 22, 2015, revised June 16, 2017

 

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TABLE  OF  CONTENTS

 

GENERAL

Early History of Delmar High School and Bethlehem Central High School

 

BETHLEHEM CENTRAL DECEASED  STAFF & GRADUATES

Deceased Teachers -  High School & Middle School

     Guest Book for Margaret Dinova and Doris Quinn

Deceased Non-Teaching Staff - High School & Middle School

Deceased Staff - District-wide Non-teaching Staff plus Elementary & Substitute Teachers

     (includes administrators, guidance counselors, secretaries, custodians, bus drivers, aides,

     nurses, cafeteria personnel, business office personnel, etc.)

Deceased Graduates (56 obituaries - four graduates died in Iraq serving our county)

Deceased - Class of 1964

Deceased - Class of 1965

 

SCIENCE  DEPARTMENT - High School

Andrew Joachim - Biology Teacher and special friend

Andrew Joachim - Biology Teacher - Yearbook Photos

Andrew Joachim (author) - Demonstrating Flight & Critical Distances as Survival Strategies in Living Crayfish

Andrew Joachim - Bird research outside of school involving students

     Heinrich Joachim - well-known cellist, father of Andy

     Heinrich Joachim - US Supreme Court

Warren Kullman - Science Supervisor 1964-1977, teacher 1955-1964

Clifford Lamere - Earth Science Teacher - Yearbook Photos

Norman Shartzer - Chemistry Teacher - Yearbook Photos

Thomas Watthews - Biology Teacher - Yearbook Photos

BCHS Science Department - Group Photo - 1970 Yearbook

BCHS Science Department - Group Yearbook Photos -  1969-1971, 1980, 1993-1996

Science Supervisors -  c1949-2015 (year of first BCSD science supervisor is uncertain)

 

TEACHERS - High School

Webster MacDonald - Industrial Arts Teacher

Louis Spelich - Art (HS)

Staff Photos - BCHS 1961-1983 (majority are 1963)

Faculty Photos - BCHS 1964-66

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Guide to Preserving and Displaying Obituaries

 

 

 

 

LINKS TO OTHER BETHLEHEM INFORMATION

 

Bethlehem Central School District - official site

Bethlehem Central High School - official site

Bethlehem Public Library  ( links updated 6/16/2017)

   Bethlehem Central High School Yearbooks 1929-2016.  Select a decade, then a year.

   Obituaries published in the Spotlight 1983 - present, and in Albany County Post 1927 - 1943

   Directory of the Town of Bethlehem Cemeteries

   Records of the People of the Town of Bethlehem  (complete 461 pg book) - baptisms, marriages,

        censuses, cemetery records, and more.  A pdf file, it must be downloaded, then searched.

   Past Families in the Town of Bethlehem

   Spotlight newspaper issues 1955-2011

CLASS WEBSITES

 Class of 1951

 Class of 1960 (website)   45th Reunion Photos

 Class of 1961 (website)

 Class of 1963 (website)  Photos of class play

 Class of 1964 (webite)  Also see my page of deceased members above.

 Class of 1972 - 30th Reunion Photos

 Class of 1973 - 30th Reunion Photos

 Class of 1974 (website)   30th Reunion Photos

 Class of 1977 (website)   30th Reunion Photos   Fallen Classmates

 Class of 1987 (website)

 

 

 

 

I Am An Eagle

Song about Bethlehem Central by Mike DeAngelis

(Retired Middle School Physical Education Teacher & Coach; BCHS Class of 1979)

 

Mike DeAngelis wrote and performed this song as a tribute to his former colleagues and his beloved alma mater.

It was presented at Staff Opening Day on August 31, 2016.

 

NAME

INVOLVEMENT IN THIS RECORDING

COMMENT

     

Mike DeAngelis

Songwriter, Acoustic Guitar & Vocals,

Co-Producer

Retired BCMS Physical Education Teacher/Coach;

BCHS Class of 1979

Scott Apicelli

Drums

Owner/Manager of Blue Sky Studios;

BCHS Class of 1986

Eddie Hotaling

Recording Engineer at Blue Sky Studios

BCHS Class of 2005

Rob Lindquist

Pianist/keyboardist

Band Director in Albany City Schools

Ace Parkhurst

Acoustic Guitar, Recording Engineer, Co-Producer

Owner of The Bombshelter recording studio

Ed Tourge

Bass Guitar

Retired Music Teacher Albany City Schools

 

Recorded fall 2015 at The Bombshelter recording studio in Albany, NY & at Blue Sky Studios in Delmar, NY.

Mixed & mastered at The Bombshelter.


 

 

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