Including architects' drawings, newsletter & list of all projects
The Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, Registrar, Communications and Community Liaison offices have moved to temporary space at O'Rourke Middle School, 173 Lakehill Road. The new mailing address is BH-BL District Office, PO Box 1389, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. Phone extensions are the same. As part of the district's $34.2 million voter-approved renovations project, the district offices will be relocated to the high school in the 2017-18 school year.
It's an exciting time for BH-BL as construction crews at Charlton Heights, Pashley, and BH-BL High School are in the middle of renovating or building new space. Throughout the summer, those schools and surrounding areas (fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, etc.) are closed to the public. Thank you for your patience as we improve BH-BL facilities.
It was a "Beautiful Day" for the class of 2016 as graduates took a moment at the 97th commencement ceremony to reflect on their years at BH-BL, praise one another for a job well done, and wish each other good luck on their future endeavors. Congratulations to the class of 2016.
Congratulations to BH-BL for being recognized for exemplary public relations by the National School Public Relations Association. The district was granted the Golden Achievement Award for the "100 Memories of BH-BL" book created this school year to commemorate the district's centennial celebration. Copies of the award-winning book are still for sale ($20). Please contact Tara Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
School may be out and homework isn't being assigned but that doesn't mean kids can't challenge themselves this summer. Check out the 2016 Summer Math Challenge to learn more about keeping elementary school-aged kids engaged in math by having them participate in fact quizzes. Medals will be awarded to students who complete all the assigned quizzes by September 1 and also maintain an average accuracy of 80 percent. [SUMMER CHALLENGE]
On Wednesday, June 15, the BH-BL School District once again made history when a ground breaking ceremony was held at the high school to officially kick off the start of the largest portion of the voter-approved $34.2 million renovations project--the construction of a STEAM addition. [FULL STORY]
Congratulations to the BH-BL students and retirees who were honored at the 2016 Board of Education Recognition Ceremony. Additionally... [READ MORE & PHOTO GALLERY]
After several months of negotiations, the BH-BL Board of Education officially sold the Hostetter Leadership Building/District Offices to Mekeel Christian Academy, which is a private school operating in the area for nearly 40 years. [READ MORE]
New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia recently announced the state’s 2016-17 Reward Schools, and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School is once again recognized as high performing school. [FULL STORY]
On the last day of school when the final bell of the 2015-16 school year rings, BH-BL High School doors will close for students and staff and open for construction crews. The district is set to break ground on the new STEAM wing (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) this summer. [READ MORE]