Don't forget that on Wednesday, Sept. 7, BH-BL is hosting orientation for students entering ninth grade. Orientation is from 7:45 to 11:50 a.m. at BH-BL High School.
We hope you had a great summer and are ready to kick off the 2016-17 school year. The first day of school for students in grades 1-12 is Thursday, Sept. 8. We'll see you then!
You may have noticed that the April page in the 2016-17 calendar is missing the small letters in the top left corner of each weekday box. A file error occurred resulting in the letters not being printed on that month only. We apologize for any inconvenice this may cause. Please use the updated April 2017 calendar as a reference to write in the missing letters. You could also print out the new April grid page and attach it to your calendar. [UPDATED APRIL 2017 CALENDAR]
All kids entering grade 12 in the 2016-17 school year must have the meningococcal vaccine before they can begin school. The only students who do not need a second dose before grade 12 are those who got their first dose when they turned 16. Send proof of meningococcal vaccine to the school nurse before the start of the school year. Mailing to BH-BL High School, School Nurse, 88 Lakehill Road, Burnt Hills, NY 12027 or fax if to 399-4341. Please email the nurse directly with any questions at [MORE INFORMATION]
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.
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]
If you are looking to get a head start on your child's athletic schedule, here are the start dates for each season. The fall athletic season for all high school sports begins on Monday, Aug. 15, while modified football begins Thursday, Aug. 25 and all other modified sports begin Thursday, Sept. 1. The winter athletic season begins on Monday, Nov. 7 for all high school sports. All modified winter sports begin Monday, Nov. 14 and wrestling cert is Saturday, Nov. 19. The spring athletic season begins on Monday, March 6 for all varsity and junior varsity teams. Freshman and all modified teams begin their season on Monday, March 13.