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December 7, 2016

PACE program nominations due, Dec. 21

BH-BL provides advanced programming opportunities for high-ability students in grades 3 through 8 through PACE (Programs for Achieving Children’s Excellence), which is a comprehensive, rigorous, and articulated series of programs designed to challenge and meet the needs of high ability students. Learn more about the PACE program, qualifications and how to nominate a student on the PACE webpage.

December 6, 2016

BH-BL’s School Delay and Closing Procedures reminder

New procedures help district make more accurate school closing decisions

Now that the winter weather has arrived, we’d like to remind parents and students of BH-BL’s school delay and closing procedures. When determining whether to delay or close school, the decision-making process begins at 4:30 a.m. and includes ...[READ MORE]

GE Tech Day
November 15, 2016

MS students participate in Technology Day

More than 50 grade 8 students from O'Rourke Middle School teacher Ed Hanlon's technology classes recently attended the General Electric Technology Day, which is a STEM education project collaboratively developed by Schenectady-area educators and GE technical experts to enrich the ...[FULL STORY & PHOTO GALLERY]

November 4, 2016

Order your 2016-17 yearbook today!

Cherish your middle school memories with a yearbook. Pre-order your 2016-17 yearbook through November 30th for just $28.  The price will increase to $33 beginning December 1st so order early and save some money!
Parents can order online at

October 31, 2016

Prevention Needs Assessment Survey

Last week, students in grades 8-12 were given a Prevention Needs Assessment (PNA) survey that BH-BL administers every few years in collaboration with the Saratoga Prevention Council. The survey includes ...[FULL STORY]


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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