New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia recently announced the state’s 2016-17 Reward Schools, and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School is once again recognized as high performing school. [FULL STORY]
Join us on Monday, May 23, for the high school's first annual Fine Arts Honors Showcase at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Formerly known as the Honors Concert, the presentation has been expanded to include a slideshow exhibition of artwork from the students of Christine Layden, Wendy Corrigan, and Regina Capobianco. As in the past, there will be musical performances by Karen Russell’s Orchestra, Ann Derrick’s Concert Choir, and Ben O’Shea’s Concert Band. Seniors will be recognized for their contributions to music and art and Fine Arts awards will be presented.
On the last day of school when the final bell of the 2015-16 school year rings, BH-BL High School doors will close for students and staff and open for construction crews. The district is set to break ground on the new STEAM wing (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) this summer. [READ MORE]
Congratulations to senior Gwenda Law for earning a Second Award in Special Prizes from the Association for Computing Machinery at the International Science and Engineering Fair she recently attended with Science Research teacher Regina Reals. [READ MORE]
BH-BL's summer Driver Education program runs from July 5 to August 16. The cost is $300. Registration and payment are due June 7. [MORE INFORMATION]
BH-BL is proud to announce the signing of six elite athletes who accepted athletic scholarships for next year by signing Letters of Intent. [READ MORE]
It's time for round #2 of USA Today's American's Best Athletic Program fan poll. BH-BL won round #1, so now we need your votes again! You can vote as many times as you'd like throughout the next seven days. Lets go Spartans! [VOTE]
Are you looking for fun and enriching programs or camps for your kids to join this summer? Look no further, BH-BL has lots of opportunities to offer students at all grade levels. We have everything from Camp Invention and enrichment programs to theater camps and much more. Take a look and register today! We also update this page when new offerings become available so check back often. [SUMMER PROGRAM OFFERINGS]
The high school's annual Arts Fest will be held Tuesday, May 17 in the high school gym. Displays will be set up for public viewing throughout the entire day and into the evening. On May 18, students in the Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and Select Choir will perform in the gym at 9:45 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m., respectively. We hope you can join us in celebrating and showcasing the many works of art--some of which have won awards--created by our students.
As part of the school's efforts to provide a safe and welcoming environment where kids can gather after the prom, advisors will once again host the popular "after-prom" event at BH-BL HS from 12:00 to 3:00 a.m. (Saturday, May 21). There will be a DJ, dancing, food, bounce obstacle courses in the gym, a photo booth and much more. To help support the cost of "after prom" activities, advisors are seeking donations. Please contact Allison Bernardi at email@example.com if you can help in any way.
Congratulations to the BH-BL students who had artwork selected for the 28th Annual Student Art Show of The Arts and Enrichment Service of the Capital Region BOCES. The show is open to the public until the end of May. [PHOTOS]
The High School PTSA has positions open for next school year. [FLYER]