Grade 4 students perform science experiments at the high school’s Science Demo Day

Grade 4 students perform science experiments at the high school’s Science Demo Day What do kids like more than making their own slime? At BH-BL’s annual Science Demo Day we learned that fourth graders also enjoy experimenting with glow-in-the-dark bubbles and lava beakers, popping smoke bubbles (dry ice), testing their catapult-making skills, and discovering robotics. …

Board adopts new contract with Teachers’ Association

Board adopts new contract with Teachers’ Association At its Jan. 23 meeting, the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Board of Education approved a new three-year negotiated agreement with its Teachers’ Association, concluding a bargaining process that began during in the spring of 2017. Members of the Teachers’ Association voted on January 12, 2018 and overwhelmingly ratified the …

BH-BL High School’s Strat-O-Matic Club wins national t-shirt design contest

BH-BL High School’s Strat-O-Matic Club wins national t-shirt design contest One of BH-BL’s newest after-school clubs, the Strat-O-Matic Baseball Club, recently won the Strat-O-Matic organization’s national t-shirt design contest! HS Special Education teacher Jeff DiPaola and founding club members–students Gabe LoBaido, Jack Kislowski, and Adam Salorio–were instrumental in getting this retro club up and running. …

BH-BL’s robotics team earns 2nd place in Motivate Award

BH-BL’s robotics team earns 2nd place in Motivate Award Congratulations to BH-BL High School’s robotics team, the Mechaspartans, for taking 2nd place in the Motivate Award category at the FIRST Tech Challenge competition this past weekend. The Mechaspartans competed against 17 other teams at the FTC competition and were required to design, build, program, and …

BH-BL HS student musicians perform in esteemed festivals

BH-BL HS student musicians perform in esteemed festivals BH-BL music students are very busy this month  being honored with acceptance into three music festivals! Congratulations to the following students who were accepted into the Scholastic Suburban Council Music Festival and performed last weekend: Rebecca Landry, Matthew Sinnenberg, Camille Sirianni, and Kieran Thomas (Band), Hailey Aldrich, …