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District NEWS

November 25, 2015

A Thanksgiving video message from Superintendent McGrath

"Thanksgiving is upon us. It is the end of Autumn. The Winter winds have already begun to blow. As we pause to celebrate with family and friends, it is fitting that we give thanks for the many, many blessings we have as members of this community. I am particularly thankful today for the work of our ..." [READ MORE & VIEW VIDEO]

November 24, 2015

Thanksgiving Recess, Nov. 25-Nov. 27

We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving. School is closed for Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Nov. 27. Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 30.

November 24, 2015

O'Rourke Middle School 8th-grade students participate in 20th annual Community Service Day

Students learn valuable lessons about giving back to their community

The entire BH-BL 8th-grade class participated in the middle school's 20th annual Community Service Day. Accompanied by parents and school staff, the students each provide two hours of service to nearly 30 diverse agencies including soup kitchens, nursing homes, and ... [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]

November 24, 2015

Last chance to purchase a Centennial Book

Second order of books will not last long, reserve a book today

Back by popular demand is the "100 Memories of BH-BL" Centennial book. If you did not purchase a copy of the 100-page, full-color, hardcover and spiral bound Centennial Book that highlights 100 memories of BH-BL and includes more than 400 photos, you'll want to place your order now. We are only ordering 200 additional books. The books are $25 each and will be delivered to the District Office by Dec. 17. The books will make wonderful holidays gifts for alumni, retired teachers, parents, students, current teachers, etc. To reserve a copy today, please contact Communications Specialist Tara Mitchell at or 399-9141, ext. 85041. (Please note: All books must be picked up. We are unable to mail the books.)

November 23, 2015

Fort Ticonderoga re-enactors visit BH-BL HS

On Friday, Nov. 20, students from Ms. Bach's U.S. History and Government and Ms. Noll's French class explored the life of a French soldier in 1758 at Fort Carillion. [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]

November 23, 2015

Letter signing

Eight BH-BL student athletes signed Letters of Intent

At a recent press conference at BH-BL High School, eight class of 2016 student athletes who were surrounded by their parents, coaches, teammates and many other supporters all signed Letters of Intent to participate in college athletics. [READ MORE]

November 23, 2015

Girls Volleyball is best in state

Congratulations to the Girls Volleyball Team and Coach Bynon for taking home the 2015 state title after tough competitions this weekend. This win is the sixth state title for BH-BL Girls Volleyball. Way to go Spartans! [NEWS CHANNEL 6 COVERAGE]

November 17, 2015

BH-BL sells Hostetter Leadership & Administration Building to
Mekeel Christian Academy

District offices relocate to renovated high school in summer 2017;
Mekeel Christian Academy slated to open school doors in fall 2017

BH-BL and Mekeel Christian Academy (MCA) leaders are currently in negotiations regarding the sale of the Hostetter Leadership Building. MCA is slated to purchase the building this winter and begin renovations to transform the building back into a school that will...[READ FULL STORY]

November 10, 2015

Veterans saluting

HS seniors host annual Veterans Day Ceremony

More than two dozen Veterans participated in BH-BL High School's annual Veteran's Day Ceremony in Freedom Circle where they were personally thanked with a handshake by every high school senior. The ceremony began with a color guard...[READ MORE & VIEW FACEBOOK PHOTOS] Below is the video of the ceremony.

November 2, 2015

School leaders outline technology investment plan

On Oct. 29, school leaders held a SmartSchool Bond forum to outline BH-BL's preliminary technology investment plan and answer questions. [MORE]

October 27, 2015

TWC Scholar Athlete of the Week is Elise Zwicklbauer

Congratulations to BH-BL HS student Elise Zwicklbauer who was named the Time Warner Cable Scholar Athlete of the Week! [WATCH VIDEO]

October 22, 2015

Spartan Pride at its best!

Centennial celebration video montage

October 10 was a great day to be a Spartan! BH-BL held a ceremony to celebrate its Centennial, officially name the new turf field and unveil a new field sign. The day-long event included the Homecoming football game, Homecoming festivities, a varsity field hockey game under the lights, fireworks and an alumni cabaret entitled "HOME." In case you missed the ceremony, here's a video montage.

October 14, 2015

Centennial Celebration & Homecoming festivities a community success

Thank you for attending and being involved

Thank you all for attending and participating in BH-BL’s Centennial celebration and Homecoming festivities. It was exciting to see the community come together to celebrate this momentous occasion and...[READ MORE, VIEW PHOTO GALLERY]

October 14, 2015

Founders' Day Dinner, Feb. 4

The 2016 Founders' Day Dinner is Thursday, February 4 at the Glen Sanders Mansion. Hope to see you there!


Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
Central School District

50 Cypress Drive

Glenville, NY 12302

Superintendent Patrick McGrath

(518) 399-9141 ext. 85002

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