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District NEWS

March 19, 2018

BH-BL Community Comes Together to Fill High School’s Prom Closet

Every year hundreds of BH-BL High School students get decked out in formal attire to attend prom. Every year there are also students who are unable to attend prom because of the associated costs. But thanks to the Prom Closet program students can now “shop” for gently used prom attire and accessories. [READ THE FULL STORY]

March 16, 2018

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Parent University event March 21: "Right Under Your Nose"

Do you know what to look for if you suspect your teen of using drugs/alcohol? BH-BL Parent University and the Saratoga County Prevention Council have teamed up to bring you the "Right Under Your Nose" presentation on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the O'Rourke Middle School cafetorium. You'll learn about teen trends and today's drug culture as well as have the opportunity to walk through a mock teen bedroom to see what you actually need to look for. (This presentation is for parents/adults only.)

March 16, 2018

Three BH-BL Students Medal at SkillsUSA

Congratulations to BH-BL High School students Mayanna Hayhurst, Joe McIntyre, and Tara Hoffman for earning second, third, and fourth place medals, respectively, at the regional SkillsUSA competition on Wednesday, March 14. [FULL STORY & PHOTOS]

REPOSTED March 15, 2018

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BH-BL Follies Auditions, March 26 and 27

Follies performances, April 13 and 14

Get ready, get set...and go show off your talents in the annual BH-BL Follies being held Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Auditions for the Follies are Monday, March 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, March 27 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the middle school cafetorium. Sign up for auditions here.

March 14, 2018

Stevens library dedication ceremony planned for June 1

Memorabilia being collected until May 15

On Friday, June 1 at 4 p.m., BH-BL will dedicate the Stevens Library Media Center in honor of Mary Joan Egan, a librarian and administrator at BH-BL for more than 40 years. She retired in 1999 at the age of 80. The dedication committee is asking former students, colleagues, and community members to contribute photos, written memories, or other memorabilia to be shared at the dedication ceremony. If you have anything you wish to contribute please send it via email to Alison Cuyler at or Heidi Brower at by Tuesday, May 15. Please only send copies of items, not the originals.

March 14, 2018

Class takes virtual trip to Lake Placid's Olympic Center

BH-BL High School students in Jen Wheeler's Sports Marketing & Management classes have been learning to...[READ FULL STORY]

March 7, 2018

Two seats to open on the Board of Education

Petitions available at the district office

Two seats on the BH-BL Board of Education will expire at the end of the school year. If you are interested in running in May for a three-year term on the board, please stop by the district office, 88 Lakehill Road, Burnt Hills, to pick up a petition and Board Candidate packet. Visit our board members' roles & responsibilities webpage to learn more about what it means to be a board member. If you have questions about Board Candidate packets, please contact Communications Specialist Tara Mitchell at 399-9141, ext. 85041 or Petitions are due Monday, April 16 no later than 5 p.m.

February 27, 2018

Board adopts 2018-19 school calendar

At its Feb. 27 meeting, the Board of Education adopted the basic 2018-19 school calendar which includes the dates for the first day of school, half days, days off, and school recess weeks. The detailed district calendar that includes specific school events is mailed to residents in August.

February 26, 2018

Spring Swim Registration, March 20

Sign your child up for the spring swim session on Tuesday, March 20 in the high school gym lobby between 7 and 8 p.m. The spring session runs from March 24 to May 19. (No lessons during school break, Saturday, March 31.) Save time at registration by filling out the registration form ahead of time. Please complete a form for EACH swimmer.

February 8, 2018

BH-BL High School has a 99% graduation rate

From today's Daily Gazette: "Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School marked one of the highest graduation rates in the area -- 98 percent -- with just five out of the class' 270 students not graduating in June; two of them graduated in August, lifting the school's graduation rate to 99 percent." [DAILY GAZETTE ARTICLE]

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