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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 17, 2014

FIRST Lego League teams coming to BH-BL, sign ups end July 28

Important informational meeting for parents, Wednesday, July 23

Does your child like Legos? Robots? We have the perfect activity for him or her that combines the two! Coming this school year, BH-BL will have two parent-run FIRST Lego League (FLL) teams! [LEARN MORE]

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]

July 10, 2014

Value of a BH-BL education at top of list

In a recent article in the Times Union, BH-BL was ranked by the Center for American Progress as the highest performing school district in the area (tied with Niskayuna) receiving an 82 in the achievement index and receiving the top score--6 out of 6--in the return on investment category. [FULL STORY]

June 27, 2014

BH-BL ranks 5th among area school districts

BH-BL was once again ranked No. 5 among 85 area school districts in The Business Review's annual School Report for 2014. A school district's overall score is a weighted tabulation that takes into account student test score results and graduation rates. [READ MORE]

June 10, 2014

2014 Retired Staff and Outstanding Students Recognition ceremony

At the 2014 Retired Staff and Outstanding Students Recognition ceremony, the BH-BL Board of Education and school administrators thanked retiring staff and outstanding students for their hard work and dedication over the years at BH-BL. Without them, BH-BL wouldn't be the superb school district it is. Thank you! [PHOTO GALLERY]

June 2, 2014

BH-BL modified crew team does well in Championship Regatta

Congratulations to the Burnt Hills modified crew team for competing this past weekend in the Modified Championship Regatta on Mohawk River in Niskayuna and for taking home a variety of placements. [MORE]


New SNN categories available

You said it, we listened.

Parents of BH-BL Middle and High School students said they would be interested in having the daily school announcements (posted on the school webpages) directly e-mailed to them. As a result, we created two new SNN categories—MS Daily Announcements and HS Daily Announcements. Parents are now only an e-mail away from learning even more about school happenings. [LEARN 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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