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District NEWS

June 29, 2016

Superintendent Offices now at O'Rourke Middle School

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.

June 29, 2016

Construction in full swing, schools closed

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.

June 22, 2016

Congratulations to the class of 2016

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.

June 21, 2016

Golden Achievement Award

BH-BL earns national Golden Achievement Award

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

June 21, 2016

Elementary Summer Math Challenge 2016

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]

June 16, 2016

Dirt tossed at STEAM ground breaking ceremony makes it official

School leaders, board and community come together to kick off the start of construction on the new STEAM addition at BH-BL HS

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]

June 7, 2016

Board of Education recognizes retirees and outstanding students

Congratulations to the BH-BL students and retirees who were honored at the 2016 Board of Education Recognition Ceremony. Additionally... [READ MORE & PHOTO GALLERY]

June 1, 2016

Hostetter Leadership Bldg

BH-BL sells Hostetter Leadership Building to Mekeel Christian Academy

District offices temporarily relocate to O’Rourke Middle School this summer

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]

May 18, 2016

BH-BL High School named NYS High Performing Reward School for fourth consecutive year

BH-BL High School is one of only two high schools in the capital region to receive prestigious recognition

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]

May 18, 2016

Renovations project moves full ‘steam’ ahead

District set to break ground this summer on high school’s new STEAM addition

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]


Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
Central School District

173 Lakehill Road

Burnt Hills, NY 12027

Superintendent Dr. Patrick McGrath

(518) 399-9141,  ext. 85002

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