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Back to School Information & Resources
Welcome Cardinals!! We are excited to welcome our new and returning students back to school this fall. Find everything you need to get ready for the 2022-2023 school year by clicking on the links (underlined and in red) below:

Schedule of Back To School Events/First Day of School
August 24, 5:00pm     Back to School Picnic on the Back 40 (south side of BA)
August 24, 6:45pm     New Family Orientation, BA Cafeteria
Aug 29, 9-11:30am     Student Orientation (new & returning students, no hot lunch)
Aug 29, 11:30-1:30     New Gr 7-12 Orientation & Laptop training (lunch provided)
August 30                   First day of classes, 1st bell 8am, dismissal 2:55pm
                                                                 September 5               No School – Labor Day

Back to School Information: 
*Back to School Letter

*2022-2023 School Calendar

*Summer Reading Guides: all Grade 6-12 students are asked to read a book over the summer to prepare for their English classes. Find the summer reading list and guides at this link.

*2022-2023 School Supply List

*Bethlehem Academy Dress Code, including the updated Mass Dress Code

*Student/Parent Handbook

*Fall Sports Information & Forms: Click HERE to find information on Gr 6-12 volleyball and football as well as links to information on coop sports with Faribault High School (cross country, soccer, girls tennis, girls swimming).

*BA Health Form: Fill this out so our school nurse has updated information and permissions for your student's health at school. 

*School Lunch Information, including how to set up your school lunch account, free and reduced lunch program information and registration forms, and a special diet form. 

*New Staff Bios: Click HERE to learn more about the wonderful new additions to our staff this year!

*Home and School Letter: Everyone is a member of our Home and School organization! Find out more HERE

*RaiseRight (Scrip) Update: Check out the DMCS RaiseRight (Scrip) Program's August newsletter for updated information on this great tuition credit program for your family. 
BA Spiritwear
: You can find BA gear for sale in Faribault at Star Sports and Apparel (421 2nd Ave NW Suite 2-next to Ace Hardware) and at Fareway (430 2nd Ave NW). Be sure to shop Aug 26 and 27 - a portion of all BA spirit wear sales will go back to support BA! Get a certificate at the BTS picnic Aug 24 or mention the promo at purchase.

*2022-2023 Curriculum/Course Guide

*Asbestos Report for 2022-2023

*Missed the weekly parent email? Click HERE to catch up!

Our Mission
Bethlehem Academy, a Catholic school in the Sinsinawa Dominican tradition, strives to empower its students and staff to achieve personal, spiritual and academic excellence. We challenge ourselves to love as Jesus Christ loved, to lead, to serve, to inspire and to seek the truth: Veritas.
105 3rd Ave. SW
Faribault, MN  55021
Phone:  507-334-3948
Fax:  507-334-3949