Including architects' drawings, newsletter & list of all projects
If you are planning a trip to the school nurse for a yellow sports clearance form on Friday, Aug. 11 or Monday, Aug. 14 you will need to go to Science Room 24 located in the high school's science wing. Please enter the high school campus via the Kingsley Road entrance (the Lakehill Road entrance remains closed due to construction) and park in the front lot. Walk through the Walter Reid gates and proceed to the back of the building to the first set of doors on the science wing. Thank you for your patience as we continue our school renovations project.
It was nearly a year ago when school leaders, the board of education, and renovations committee members came together to break ground on the high school’s new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) addition. And today, we are nearing the final phase of the 2013 voter-approved referendum and will open the new wing for the start of the 2017-18 school year. [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO GALLERY]
All varsity and junior varsity fall 2017 sports begin Monday, Aug. 14. Modified football begins Thursday, Aug. 24 and all other modified sports begin Monday, Aug. 28. [SEE SCHEDULES] All athletes need a yellow clearance ticket from the school nurse in order to be eligible to try out for a fall sport. See posting below for the school nurses' summer hours.
This summer, students who need sports clearances can see either nurse on the following days: The middle school nurse (Mrs. Greco) will be available at the middle school on July 27 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. (HS Sport Clearances ONLY this day); Aug. 10 from 7:30-11:30 a.m.; Aug. 23 from 1 to 5 p.m.; Aug. 24 from noon to 4 p.m.; and Aug. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The high school nurse (Mrs. Fredericks) will be available on Aug. 11 from noon to 7 p.m. and Aug. 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
We hope you are enjoying your summer! Next school year begins on Thursday, Sept. 7 for students in grades 1-12, and on Friday, Sept. 8 for kindergarteners. A 2017-18 school calendar & directory will be in residents' mailboxes next week. If you do not receive a calendar, please contact Tara Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 518-399-9141, ext. 85041. Also, a Google calendar is located in the upper right-hand corner of this page. You can sync your own calendar to our Google calendar so you never miss a BH-BL event.
If you've driven by the BH-BL High School lately you've likely seen the signs stating the campus is closed. This is because we are in the homestretch of the 2013 voter-approved renovations project (phase 3) and crews are working diligently to ensure the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) addition is complete and ready for students in September. At the middle school, the bus loop is open but the main parking lot is closed to give construction crews space while they renovate the science labs and update classrooms. [FULL LIST OF PROJECTS]