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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 26, 2016

Middle School News on the Go

Did you know you can receive information on news, events and activities specific to Richard H. O'Rourke Middle School through the School News Notifier (SNN)? Simply log into SNN and select O'Rourke Middle School News to receive alerts.

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 14, 2016

6th Grade Rec Night rescheduled to Oct. 14

To allow families to enjoy homecoming weekend events and the Columbus Day weekend, the 6th Grade Rec Night originally scheduled for Oct. 7 has been rescheduled to Oct. 14. Please update your calendars.

September 12, 2016

Top readers

OMS students were busy reading this summer

Congratulations to top readers Carmela Jerry, Kieran Stone and Quinn Dougherty

It was a busy summer for 85 middle school students who participated in the summer reading program through the Town of Ballston Library. Together, they racked up a total of 100,525 minutes of reading! [READ MORE]

September 12, 2016Mia Belanger

7th grader accepted into youth symphony

Congratulations to Mia Belanger, a 7th-grade student at OMS, who was recently accepted into the prestigious Saratoga Youth Symphony. Way to go Mia!

REPOSTED September 12, 2016

Order your Lands’ End® Cinch Bag for Chromebooks today

Beginning with the 2016-17 school year, Lands’ End® cinch bags will be used by all students to keep their school-issued chrome book safe. A $13 supply fee will be collected from all middle school students for the bag. [READ MORE]

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 26, 2016

Is your SNN information up to date?

With a new school year approaching, now is a good time to review and update, if needed, your subscriber profile information in the BH-BL School News Notifier (SNN) email alert system. [READ MORE]

REPOSTED August 9, 2016

Students need meningococcal vaccine for 2016-17 school year

All kids entering grade 7 in the 2016-17 school year must have the meningococcal vaccine before they can begin school. [MORE INFORMATION]


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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