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March 30, 2017

MS student artwork to appear in Town of Ballston Library's Art Exhibit

Display open throughout April

Please join us in celebrating our student artists whose work was selected to appear in the annual Town of Ballston Library's Elementary & Middle School Art Exhibit. The exhibit is open to the public from March 30 to April 30 during the library's regular business hours. A reception to honor the artists and their families is Saturday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library's gallery space.

March 22, 2017

Camp Invention at BH-BL, July 10-14

Sign up before May 1 for a discount

You might not be ready to think about summer camps but now is the time to sign up so you don't miss out. Camp Invention is coming to O'Rourke Middle School from July 10 to 14. [DETAILS & SIGN UP LINK]

March 13, 2017

Order a yearbook today!

The 2016-17 OMS yearbooks are selling quickly. In fact, they are almost sold out! Make sure you get copy by going online to order one today. Each yearbook is $33. [ORDER ONLINE]

March 10, 2017

OMS students holding ribbons and trophies

O'Rourke Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team takes first place

Students to compete in NYS tournament in April

Congratulations to the O’Rourke Middle School Odyssey of the Mind (OM) team for earning first place at the OM regional tournament. [FULL STORY]

March 3, 2017

OMS PTA positions open for 2017-18 school year

One of the things that makes OMS activities and events so great is the PTA. If you are interested in making a difference and playing an integral role in creating memories for students, please consider signing up for the OMS PTA. The following positions are open for the 2017-18 school year: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Reflections, Odyssey of the Mind, Audit Committee, Bulletin Board, Magazine Drive and Marque Board. Please contact Colleen Grabb at for more information.

February 15, 2017

Requests for 8th grade student photos

The PTA is collecting photos of 8th grade students for a photo montage for the 8th grade class dance in June. [MORE INFORMATION]

February 8, 2017

Counseling Center introduces Naviance

Naviance is a K-12 college and career readiness program that helps schools align student strengths and interests to post-secondary goals, and connects learning to life.  Guidance Counselors will be introducing students to Naviance over the next few months. [LEARN MORE]


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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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