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Jun 19, 2018
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District NEWS

REPOSTED June 14, 2018

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Spring Carnival, June 21

The PES PTA is hosting a districtwide Summer Kick-Off Carnival on Thursday, June 21 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is free for adults; $5/child. Admission includes yard games, carnival show at 5:45 p.m., petting zoo, entertainment & games every 30 minutes with DJ Nick Maddalone, and fire truck and police car tours. There will also be a dunk tank (dunk Principal Bonacio and other PES staff!), Shooting Star Basketball, Pony Rides, KP’s Smokehouse BBQ, cotton candy, balloon animals, face painting, and more (not included in admission).

REPOSTED June 14, 2018

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Community Survey Responses due June 29

The BH-BL Board of Education and school leaders are conducting a districtwide survey to gather input and feedback from the BH-BL community about a variety of topics, such as customer service, community engagement, and values and perceptions. Surveys were mailed to all BH-BL residents and will be in mailboxes by early June. You may complete the survey online or fill out the printed survey and drop it off at any of the five schools, the district office, or at the Ballston Library. Your feedback is important and will be used to help shape future board and district goals. Responses will be collected until Friday, June 29.

June 8, 2018

Board honors retirees and students at Recognition Night

At their annual Recognition Night, BH-BL Board of Education members recognized this year's retirees and outstanding students from all five schools who have displayed academic success as well demonstrated exceptional character education traits and qualities.  [PHOTOS]

June 8, 2018

2018 Renovations Committee Reviews Districtwide Needs

Board Plans for October 2018 Vote


The district’s 2018 Renovations Committee, made up of community members, staff, parents, Board members, and students, has been meeting twice a month since January 2018 to...[READ FULL STORY]

June 5, 2018

Board of Education dedicates Stevens Elementary School library to Mary Joan Egan

At a ceremony on Friday, June 1 the Board of Education officially dedicated and renamed the library at Stevens Elementary School the Mary Joan Egan Library Media Center in honor of long-time librarian and BH-BL administrator Mary Egan. [READ FULL STORY & VIEW PHOTOS]

June 5, 2018

CHES wins districtwide Field Day

Congratulations to Charlton Heights 4th & 5th grade students for winning the district field day on Centennial Field! (Second photo in rotating gallery above.)

June 4, 2018

OMS Girls on the Run finish 5K

Congrats to the O'Rourke Middle School Girls on the Run Heart & Sole team for finishing their season with a 5K run against nine other teams from the Capital Region. The 16 middle school girls ...[READ MORE]

June 4, 2018

2018 PTA Reflections Winners announced

Congratulations to BH-BL High School students Sidney Krawiecki for winning a New York State PTA Award of Excellence for her Reflections visual arts entry entitled "Where Death Once Grew..." and Chloe Jacob for winning a NYS Award of Merit for her entry entitled "Hope." Their art work will be displayed at the NYS Convention in Saratoga Springs and Krawiecki's will advance to the National level for judging.

May 22, 2018

Community Dinner raised nearly $1000

Thanks to the support of the BH-BL community, the district's recent Community Dinner (held May 3) raised nearly $1000 for the backpack program and school meals for students in need. "This event was so well received and is truly a wonderful way to bring our community together for a beneficial cause," said Assistant Superintendent Christopher Abdoo. "We want to make it an annual event and have already begun planning the next dinner for March 2019."