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October 16, 2014

New website features: Parent Resources & Community Announcements

Community Corner expands

BH-BL is excited to announce that it has expanded its award-winning website by adding two new features--Parent Resources and Community Announcements--to the Community Corner section. Parent Resources is dedicated to providing parents with information about everything from Annual Notices to Transportation, and everything in between, in one convenient place. Community Corner is a webpage where community-related announcements and event flyers are posted for public viewing as a way to further strengthen the school and community connection. Use the Community Corner navigation bar on the homepage to access these pages.

October 16, 2014

SNN Daily Announcement category--Sign up today!

Last year parents asked that the middle school daily announcements be available as an SNN category. We listened and created that option. We urge all parents of middle school-age children to sign up for the SNN MS Daily Announcement category so they can be in the know about school events, happenings and notices. How to sign up.

October 14, 2014

Yearbook photos, Oct. 23 and 24

Get your haircut and practice your best smile because yearbook pictures will be taken Thursday, Oct. 23 and Friday, Oct. 24* during PE class. Order forms are being sent home with students this week or online orders can be done at using Picture Day ID WL654373Q0. (*Friday, Oct. 24 will follow an A-Friday schedule.)

October 2, 2014

October is National Bullying Awareness Month

October is National Bullying Awareness month and as such, BH-BL student will participate in schoolwide anti-bullying themed assemblies, activities and more. To kick off this month, take a look at this Bullying Awareness video. [VIDEO]

September 29, 2014

Taste of Burnt Hills, Oct. 20

The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Education Foundation will hold its annual Taste of Burnt Hills fundraiser on Monday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the BH-BL High School Cafeteria, 88 Lakehill Road. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at Mail 'n' More, Route 50, and will also be available at the door. [MORE]

September 25, 2014

Explore the Chinese language and culture

BH-BL in collaboration with BOCES is offering an after-school Chinese program. Learn more and sign up. [FLYER]  [REGISTRATION FORM]

September 22, 2014

OMS PTA Craft Fair, Nov. 1

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 1 for the annual O'Rourke Middle School PTA Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission and parking at the middle school are free! There will be a bunch of crafters, a raffle and a book exchange program. Hope to see you there!

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]


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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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