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September 28, 2016

Back-to-School Night & Freshmen Parent Night, Sept. 29

We hope to see you at our annual Back-to-School Night on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. Parents should begin the evening by attending their child's homeroom to pick up schedules and other important information. Addititionally, parents of freshmen are invited to attend the PTSA-sponsored Freshmen Parents Night at 6:15 p.m. Throughout the the evening, parents are encouraged to attend science classes during the "A" day portion of the schedule and Physical Education classes during the "B" day portion of the schedule. Lastly, parents will have the opportunity to register for eSchool throughout the evening.
Please contact Principal Tim Brunson at with any questions.

September 28, 2016

Homecoming Dance & Zombie Apocalypse, Oct. 7

This year’s Homecoming Dance will take place on Friday, Oct. 7 from 7 until 9:30 p.m. with a $5 admission fee. Students wishing to bring a guest from another high school must complete a permission form available in the Principal’s Office; middle school students are not permitted to attend the dance. Zombie Apocalypse will take place in the gym with a $10 entry fee per team.

September 28, 2016

BH-BL Homecoming, Oct. 8

All are welcome to join BH-BL on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the high school's Centennial Field for Homecoming festivities and the football game. Kick off is at 1:30 p.m., but there will be lots of class and club vendors and activities before and during the game. We hope to see you there wearing Spartan colors! #BHBLSpartanPride.

September 28, 2016

Spartan Catering dinners available at Homecoming, Oct. 8

After a day filled with Homecoming festivities and fun, who really wants to cook dinner? Don't worry, we've made it easy for you. Spartan Catering is selling dinners for $10. Pre-order your dinners now, then pick them up at Homecoming between 3 and 4:30 p.m. (Dinner sales will be limited at the game, so pre-order today!) Pre-sale dinner tickets are available at the high school or contact Todd Bucci at What's for dinner? Option 1: Pulled pork served on a Kaiser roll with potato salad, coleslaw, a cookie and a drink. Option 2: A half chicken with a baked potato, coleslaw, dinner roll, cookie and a drink. Option 3: Eggplant Parmigiana dinner.

September 28, 2016

World Languages Honor Society Ceremony moved to Feb. 13

Please update your personal calendars to refelct that the HS's World Language Honor Society Induction Ceremony has been moved to Monday, Feb. 13 (orginal date was March 15) at 7 p.m. in the HS Library.

September 26, 2016

BH-BL students accepted into prestigious music programs

The BH-BL Fine Arts Department is glowing with pride these days with so many students earning music accomplishments. Here are a few ...[READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]

September 23, 2016

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New Parent Portal up & running

The new Parent Portal where parents can view important dates and announcements, and view their children's attendance information by period, their schedules, report card grades and progress reports is now up and running. If you haven't registered, visit our Parent Portal page to learn how. Also, each school's webpage has a Parent Portal link off of the Quick Links bar on the right side of the page. [PARENT PORTAL]

September 23, 2016

Saving for Your Child's Future Education seminar, Nov. 16

Come explore the larger impact of the college decision as it relates to financial balance on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the high school's Red Room at 6:30 p.m. While college lasts only four years, the financial implications of that decision can leave lasting effects. The guest speaker at the seminar focuses on how to handle this challenge with confidence. Please contact Gregory Eckl at if you have questions and to register.

September 12, 2016

Six BH-BL musicians accepted into NYSSMA All-State

Congratulations to the following BH-BL student musicians for being accepted into NYSSMA Conference-All State...[READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO]

September 9, 2016

First Day of School Photos

The first day of school--despite the heat--was a success. More than 3,000 BH-BL students were welcomed back by their bus drivers, teachers, principals and many more on their first day of the 2016-17 school year! Check out photos on the district's Facebook page at:

August 19, 2016

2016-17 calendar update: April grid missing letter days

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]

REPOSTED August 9, 2016

Students need meningococcal vaccine for 2016-17 school year

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]

June 7, 2016

2016-17 athletic start dates

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.

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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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