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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]

September 19, 2014

Go Home Early Drill, Oct. 10

Parents, please mark your calendars: Friday, Oct. 10 is the mandated Go Home Early Drill. Your children will be dropped off from school about 15 minutes earlier than their regularly scheduled drop off time.

September 14, 2014

BH-BL Physical Education in the news

Daily Gazette Article "Not your parents' gym class: Teamwork stressed today" by reporter Kelly de la Rocha. [READ ARTICLE]

September 5, 2014

Sporting events admission guidelines reminder

No unattended children at evening varsity sporting events

Athletic events are a very important aspect of school life and provide a wholesome way to influence the positive growth and development of our students. We encourage students to attend athletic events, however, students in grades 4 through 8 must be accompanied by an adult. [READ GUIDELINES]

September 4, 2014

Welcome back to school!

Today was the first day of the 2014-15 school year. There were many smiles from students and faculty, and a feeling of excitement filled the classrooms. Check out the photos to catch a glimpse of the first day back. [PHOTO ALBUM]

August 7, 2014

Time to update your SNN categories

With the start of the school year right around the corner, you may want to make sure that you are signed up to receive School News Notifier (SNN) messages for the right school(s), particularly if your children will be entering a new school this fall. [LEARN MORE]

July 24, 2014

2014-15 school year supply lists

The glossy flyers and sales ads announcing back-to-school supply deals have already started filling mailboxes. To help busy families get prepared, we are sharing our school supply lists. [GRADE 6]   [GRADE 7]   [GRADE 8]

July 14, 2014

2014-15 Student Handbook available

If you'd like to get a head start on back-to-school responsibilities, we've posted the 2014-15 Student Handbook that parents and students are required to review. After reviewing it, parents and students must sign and return page 3. [STUDENT HANDBOOK]

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Parent Today subscribers are learning how to navigate financial aid forms, focus seniors on the graduation endgame, and make science and math fun for younger students through the Great Backyard Bird Count. You can sign up for this free e-newsletter and website. [MORE]



Richard H. O'Rourke
Middle School

173 Lakehill Road

Burnt Hills, NY 12027

Principal Colleen Wolff

(518) 399-9141 ext. 84000

(518) 384-2588 fax

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