Prevention Needs Assessment Survey

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 questions about alcohol, tobacco, and drug use, as well as other factors which place students at risk for problem behaviors. The …

HS Principal Brunson received Distinguished Administrator Award

HS Principal Brunson received Distinguished Administrator Award At the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSFLT) annual conference and awards banquet on Friday, Oct. 21, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School Principal Tim Brunson was presented with the Sister Rose Aquin Caimano Distinguished Administrator Award. This award is given annually to an administrator in …

Mr. Mody or Mr. Pink?

Mr. Mody or Mr. Pink? It was a sea of pink today at BH-BL High School as students and staff showed their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. HS students and staff were asked by Mrs. Wheeler and students in her Multimedia for Business class to wear pink last Friday in support of Breast Cancer …

MS students win Sustainable Circuit Award at National Manufacturing Day for “The Buszer”

MS students win Sustainable Circuit Award at National Manufacturing Day for “The Buszer” Last week eight middle school students and technology teacher Nick Morocco attended National Manufacturing Day at Global Foundries in Malta where they presented their Lego prototype at a competition against 11 other districts. The students were challenged to manufacture a special design …

MS & HS students inducted into Music Honor Society

MS & HS students inducted into Music Honor Society Congratulations to the following O’Rourke Middle School and BH-BL High School musicians who were recently inducted into BH-BL’s new Tri-M Music Honor Society. The Tri-M Music Honor Society is a program of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) which focuses on creating future leaders in …

BH-BL student musicians accepted to Area All-State Music Festival

BH-BL student musicians accepted to Area All-State Music Festival Concert, Nov. 19 Congratulations to BH-BL high school musicians who have been accepted into the Zone 7 Area All-State Music Festival, and will be performing at Saratoga Springs on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Way to go Isaiah Evans (Chorus), Madeleine Hicks (Chorus), Aubrey Dunn …

BH-BL HS named School of Distinction for 6 consecutive years

BH-BL HS named School of Distinction for 6 consecutive years It’s now official! Presenting at the Oct. 4 Board meeting was Kristen Jadin, a representative from the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), who congratulated BH-BL HS on being one of only 32 out of 782 public high schools in the state …

Districtwide Emergency Early Release Drill, Oct. 7

Districtwide Emergency Early Release Drill, Oct. 7 All schools in the district will release students 15 minutes early on Friday, October 7, 2016, for the annual drill to practice emergency dismissal procedures. At each school’s respective dismissal time, all students who are taking the bus on Friday will board their regular bus. Transportation to daycare centers will …