Including architects' drawings, newsletter & list of all projects
At the April 8 meeting, the board approved the one-page 2014-15 school year calendar. In August, a more detailed and comprehensive 2014-15 calendar will be mailed to all households. [ONE-PAGE CALENDAR]
The Meet-the-Candidates Night, where residents have an opportunity to meet and ask BH-BL Board of Education candidates questions prior to board elections on May 20, has been moved to Monday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the middle school cafetorium. Please update your calendars to reflect the new date and location. The event will be moderated by the Saratoga League of Women Voters. Residents will have an opportunity to elect three community members to the board of education on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. If residents are unable to attend in person, the event will be streamed online. A link will be made available at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 5.
The long summer days are almost here, do you know what your children will be doing? Is he or she interested in STEM programs, Spanish, Chinese/Tai Chi, Ecology or maybe Micro-controllers? There's lots to do. Take a look at some of the many enrichment programs and classes offered at BH-BL, neighboring schools, BOCES centers and even Siena and RPI colleges. [LEARN MORE]
At its April 8 meeting, the board of education adopted the 2014-15 proposed budget that will go be before voters on Tuesday, May 20. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the high school gym. The proposed budget is $60,458,535 and calls for a tax levy increase of 1.94 percent, preserves current programs and services, and seeks to position BH-BL for a strong educational and financial future. The proposal represents a $1.4 million or 2.44 percent spending increase. In addition to the 2014-15 school budget, residents will be asked to consider a land purchase proposition (which carries no tax impact); a bus purchase proposition; and to elect three candidates to the board of education. A detailed budget newsletter is expected to be in mailboxes in early May. Visit our budget webpage for more budget-related information.
If you are unable to vote in person in the 2014-15 school budget vote on Tuesday, May 20, you may request an absentee ballot by completing and submitting an absentee ballot application. Contact District Clerk Christopher Abdoo at 399-9141, ext. 85025 to request an application or download the application here.
At this past weekend's WorldStrides Heritage Music Performance Festival, BH-BL raked in 18 awards with three students earning the distinction of "outstanding" in various categories. [READ MORE]
The NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants), which recognizes and celebrates commitment to music education for all children, recently named BH-BL as a "Best Communities for Music Education" district. [LEARN MORE]