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Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School was recently selected as a Reward School by the New York State Education Department (NYSED). The designation goes to New York schools with the highest achievement in the state or those that are making the most progress in closing student achievement gaps. Go Spartans!

October 20, 2014

BH-BL students artwork to be showcased, Oct. 25

Congratulations to Mrs. Corrigan's spring 2014 Drawing and Acrylic students whose paintings have been selected to be showcased at the Empire State Youth Orchestra Symphonic Landscape of America concert on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at The Egg. [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY]

October 20, 2014

oranges and grapefruits

Citrus fruit fundraiser orders due Nov. 7

It's cold and flu season, so why not load up on your daily intake of vitamin C by consuming more citrus fruits. The PTSA can make this easy to do with its  annual Florida Indian River Citrus Fruit Sale. Chose from navel oranges, tangelo oranges, and pink grapefruit. Orders are due Nov. 7. [FLYER & ORDER FORM]

October 16, 2014

SNN Daily Announcement category--Sign up today!

Last year parents asked that the high school daily announcements be available as an SNN category. We listened and created that option. We urge all parents of high school-age children to sign up for the SNN HS Daily Announcement category so they can be in the know about school events, happenings and notices. How to sign up.

October 16, 2014

New website features: Parent Resources & Community Announcements

Community Corner expands

BH-BL is excited to announce that it has expanded its award-winning website by adding two new features--Parent Resources and Community Announcements--to the Community Corner section. Parent Resources is dedicated to providing parents with information about everything from Annual Notices to Transportation, and everything in between, in one convenient place. Community Corner is a webpage where community-related announcements and event flyers are posted for public viewing as a way to further strengthen the school and community connection. Use the Community Corner navigation bar on the homepage to access these pages.

October 14, 2014

Celebrate My Driving event logo

BH-BL participates in Celebrate My Drive event,
Oct. 15 to 24

Vote daily for BH-BL

In recognition of Teen Driving Safety, BH-BL High School students and the community are invited to participate in the Celebrate My Drive event from Oct. 15 to 24. You can vote for BH-BL every day of the event! Put the link in your bookmarks bar and remember to vote daily to help BH-BL win a $100,000 or $25,000 grant for the school. Learn more at

October 9, 2014

Student at the Clark Museum

BH-BL students get a 'real' look at history

Matt Turner's AP European History class went to the Clark Museum in Williamstown, MA recently to see the traveling exhibit of the Magna Carta, copies of our founding documents (the Constitution and Declaration of Independence) and viewed European art from the Renaissance to the modern era.

October 9, 2014

13 students accepted into Area-All State

Congratulations the BH-BL students who were accepted to the Area All-State Music Festival. [LEARN MORE]

October 9, 2014

Donate! Food Bank Hunger Games Contest ends Nov. 2

BH-BL HS is participating in the Capital District High School Hunger Games contest. Ten local high schools are competing to see which school can gather the most non-perishable food for donation. Each of the schools have until Nov. 2 to collect the food. If you'd like to help, please bring your donations to BH-BL High School, 88 Lakehill Rd., during school hours (7 a.m to 4 p.m.). [LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CONTEST]

October 9, 2014

High School Fall Play, Nov. 14 and 15

You won't want to miss the BH-BL HS fall production of Diary of Anne Frank on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased early online via ShowTix.

October 7, 2014

New varsity boys basketball coach appointed

At it’s Oct. 7 meeting, the board of education unanimously approved the appointment of Mark Tooker as the new BH-BL varsity boys basketball coach. [READ MORE]

October 2, 2014


Three BH-BL students accepted into the Empire State Youth Orchestra

Congratulations to BH-BL students Carly DeLeonardo (Repertory Orchestra, Clarinet), Aubrey Dunn (Wind Orchestra, Trumpet), and Megan Halm (Repertory Orchestra, Cello) for being accepted into the Empire State Youth Orchestras this season. [READ MORE]

October 2, 2014

commended students

Four BH-BL seniors honored as Commended Students

Congratulations to BH-BL seniors Brendan Van Allen, Michael Batzinger, Gabriella Rao and Ethan Perregaux for being named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. [FULL STORY]

October 2, 2014

October is National Bullying Awareness Month

October is National Bullying Awareness month and as such, BH-BL student will participate in schoolwide anti-bullying themed assemblies, activities and more. To kick off this month, take a look at this Bullying Awareness video. [VIDEO]

September 29, 2014

Taste of Burnt Hills, Oct. 20

The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Education Foundation will hold its annual Taste of Burnt Hills fundraiser on Monday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the BH-BL High School Cafeteria, 88 Lakehill Road. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at Mail 'n' More, Route 50, and will also be available at the door. [MORE]

September 19, 2014

BH-BL now offers easy-to-use online school lunch payment program available at BH-BL

Great news! We are offering an exciting new option to help make your life easier.® is an online system that will allow you to set up a school lunch program account for your children, deposit funds into your children’s accounts, review purchases, check balances and more. You’ll even get an email poke when account balances are low. Additionally, there’s a mobile app that allows parents to view and replenish their child’s account using a smartphone.  [LEARN MORE] [SIGN UP]

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Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
High School

88 Lakehill Road

Burnt Hills, NY 12027

Principal Timothy Brunson

(518) 399-9141 ext. 83300

(518) 399-4341 fax

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