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February 1, 2016

BH-BL seniors win big at Junior Science & Humanities Symposium

Congratulations to BH-BL HS seniors Luke LeBel and Gwenda Law for taking first place in their sessions at this weekend's Junior Science & Humanities Symposium, and to Matthew Cyrus for taking second place in his session. LeBel and Law will move on to compete against 28 other students March 8 and 9 at the Upstate JSHS for the honor of representing New York State in the National Competition. Cyrus also advances and will compete in the poster session at the Upstate Fair. This is another outstanding example of academic excellence at BH-BL! We wish the students good luck at the next round of competitions!

February 1, 2016

Art in Three Dimensions show to feature BH-BL students' work, Feb. 1-25

Congratulations to the BH-BL HS art students whose sculptures were selected for the annual juried Art in Three Dimensions Show. [MORE]

February 1, 2016

Project Chinese registration due Feb. 12

WSWHE BOCES in collaboration with BH-BL is providing middle and high school students with the opportunity to participate Project Chinese at the middle school. Registration deadline: Feb. 12 [INFORMATIONAL FLYER] [REGISTRATION FORM]

February 1, 2016

HS students artwork to appear in "Represented" art show, Feb. 1-29

Congratulations to the BH-BL HS students whose artwork was selected for the show "Represented" at... [MORE]

January 29, 2016

BH-BL HS teacher Jen Wheeler named Top Teacher

Congratulations to BH-BL HS business teacher Jen Wheeler for being named a top teacher by channel 13. Way to go Mrs. Wheeler! [NEWS VIDEO]

January 28, 2016

Elementary & HS students perform science experiments together during Science Demo Day

Dry ice bubbles, computer programming, Oobleck (aka Science Slime), Glow in the Dark Bubbles, CD Hovercrafts, Elephant Toothpaste, an Iodine Clock, and Lava Beakers were just some of the nearly 20 different science experiment stations that students in fourth grade were ... [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]

January 25, 2016

BH-BL's HS robotics team advances to Regional competition

Congratulations to the BH-BL HS robotics team for doing so well in a recent competition at Albany Academy that it moves to the Regional Competition at PACE University. The team also took ... [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]

January 25, 2015

Students' work selected for state-level PTA Reflections contest

Congratulation to six BH-BL High School students whose work has been chosen to move on to the state level for the PTA Reflections contest this year. Way to go Emily de la Rocha (Visual Arts), Dora Law (Dance Choreography), Anna LeClair (Literature), Patrick Molluso (Literature), Chloe Lewandowski (Photography) and Darian Topolski (Photography). Special thanks to high school teachers Wendy Corrigan and Dennis Harrington for their support of the program. The National PTA developed the Reflections program in 1969 to interest children, parents, teachers and communities in the arts. This year's contest theme was "Let Your Imagination Fly."

January 22, 2016

BH-BL HS accepts "Tools for Schools" check for 250,000 points

This past week representatives from Price Chopper presented BH-BL HS teacher Ms. Bach and students with a "Tools for Schools" check for 250,000 points for ... [READ MORE]

January 19, 2016

Congratulations to Courage Award winner Nico Petel

Congratulations to BH-BL HS student Nico Petel who was one of only two area students to receive the 2016 Student Courage Award, which is presented annually by the Martin Luther King Lecture series at Siena College. The Courage Award honors young men and women in the Capital Region who have demonstrated personal courage by taking positive action against racism, prejudice or bias-related violence in their community. Nico is the first BHBL student to receive this award. Spartan Pride!

January 19, 2016

BH-BL Kids Korner preschool program registration, Jan. 19-Feb. 12

For the last 20 years BH-BL's Family & Consumer Sciences Department has operated a preschool, Kids Korner, in the spring at the high school. Kids Korner is a learning lab planned and implemented...[READ MORE]

January 12, 2015

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BH-BL HS senior chosen for prestigious music program

Congratulations to BH-BL HS senior Allison Taft who was recently chosen to be an Albany Pro Musica apprentice for the second year in a row. This is a prestigious ... [READ MORE]

January 12, 2016

graduation rates high at bhbl

BH-BL graduation rate top in region

BH-BL's graduation rate of 95% is #1 in the region, according to today's article in the Schenectady Gazette. Keep up the good work Spartans! [READ ARTICLE]

January 12, 2016

Local and Regents exam schedules


January 8, 2016

LeBel named an Intel Science Semi-finalist

Congratulations to BH-BL High School student Luke LeBel for being recognized as an Intel Science Talent Search Semi-finalist for his work on creating an index that will help predict hurricane precipitation amounts. The STS is one of the oldest and most prestigious science fairs in the United States, often called the "Junior Nobel Prize". Good luck to Luke on the next steps to possibly being named a finalist!

January 8, 2016

Szczepaniak and Zeglen participate in Give Back Day

Giving back to Albany Medical Center goes deep for Lauren Szczepaniak who was only 10 days old when...[VIEW NEWS CLIP]

January 6, 2016

Students' artwork displayed in All Star exhibition, Jan. 16 through Feb. 27

At the 12th annual All Stars exhibition from Jan. 16 through Feb. 27, Saratoga Arts will showcase the work of Saratoga County high school students, including nine from BH-BL. Congratulations to ... [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]

January 5, 2016

BH-BL student honored with Schwarz welding scholarship award

Congratulations to BH-BL and Career & Technical Education student Connor Craig for being the latest recipient of the Evan M. Schwarz Helping Hand Memorial Scholarship. The award was presented recently by the Schwarz family and teacher Corey Gable during a ceremony in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) welding classroom. [READ MORE]

January 4, 2016

BH-BL Voice of Democracy winners recognized by VFW

In December, the VFW Post 4660 held a Voice of Democracy awards ceremony at a Glenville Town meeting to congratulate and recognize ... [READ MORE]

January 4, 2016

Hurry! Centennial Books are selling quickly

If you have not already purchased a copy of "100 Memories of BH-BL" Centennial book which is a 100-page, full-color, hardcover book that highlights 100 memories of BH-BL and includes more than 400 photos, you'll want to get one soon. The second (and last) order of books is selling quickly. The books are $25 each and are available at the District Office/Hostetter Building, 50 Cypress Drive in Glenville. Stop by during the work week between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or contact Communications Specialist Tara Mitchell at or 399-9141, ext. 85041 to purchase a book. (Please note: Books can be shipped for an additional $8.) Payment can be made using cash or checks made payable to BH-BL CSD.

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Burnt Hills, NY 12027

Principal Timothy Brunson

(518) 399-9141 ext. 83300

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