BH-BL among highest graduation rates in the region

BH-BL among highest graduation rate in the region On Wednesday, the NY State Education Department released the 2018 graduation rate data which shows that BH-BL continues to have one of the highest graduation rates, 95 percent*, in the capital region. New York State records the number of students who enter each public high school every …

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Embedded YouTube video of elementary school students dressed up for St. Patrick’s Day

Science Research students take first and second place wins at Symposium

Science Research students take first and second place wins at Symposium On Saturday, Jan. 26 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School hosted it’s 18th annual Eastern Section Junior Science and Humanities Regional Symposium. Nearly 80 students from 18 schools presented their authentic research to professional judges in the scientific community. Students were competing for one of …

Fourth-grade students get “slimed” during the high school’s annual Science Demo Day

Fourth-grade students get “slimed” during the high school’s annual Science Demo Day Gooey slime, glow-in-the-dark bubbles, DIY Lava Lamps, and Boo Bubbles were just a few of the experiments fourth grade students were introduced to last week during the high school’s annual Science Demo Day. Students from all three elementary schools visited the high school’s …

Governor Unveils Executive Budget; BH-BL’s Foundation Aid Increase Proposed at 0.25%

Governor Unveils Executive Budget; BH-BL’s Foundation Aid Increase Proposed at 0.25% New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal that includes a $956 million school aid increase for 2019-20. Under the governor’s proposal, total school aid would be $27.7 billion, which represents a statewide increase of 3.6 percent. For BH-BL, the governor’s …

District seeks residents to join Assistant Superintendent Search Committee

District seeks residents to join Assistant Superintendent Search Committee BH-BL school leaders are looking for two community members to serve on an interview committee to select the district’s next Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction. Interested residents should submit a letter of interest to Superintendent Dr. Patrick McGrath by Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. Committee members must be …

Filling Bowls Project a Success

Stevens Students Participate in Filling Bowls Project Stevens Elementary School 4th & 5th grade students recently demonstrated their ability to blend kindness and creativity into one through the Filling Bowls Project. The students worked with art teacher Karen Taylor to sculpt and paint ‘pinch pots,’ which are small bowls used across many cultures from ancient …

O’Rourke students take first place in Capital District Regional Future Cities competition

O’Rourke students take first place in Capital District Regional Future Cities competition Team advances to National competition, Feb. 17-19 It was another outstanding competition for O’Rourke Middle School’s Future City team who took first place for the second year in a row at the prestigious Regional Future City Competition held Saturday, Jan. 12 at The …

New Online Attendance Form

New Online Attendance Form All BH-BL High School parents are encouraged to use the new online attendance form to notify the school when their child will be absent or late, or to request an early dismissal. This information can also be left on the attendance voicemail by calling 518-399-9141, ext. 83310. Parents are required to come in …