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 …

Art in 3D Exhibition, Feb. 3-28

Five students’ work to appear in Art in 3D Exhibition, Feb. 3-28 Congratulations to the following BH-BL student artists whose works have been chosen by jurors for display at the 2019 Art in 3D Exhibition: Annabella Zocco, Faith Jandreau (2 works), Fiona Martin, Logan Williams, and Prudence Miller. The exhibit runs from Feb. 6 to …

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 …

Camp Invention, July 8-12

Camp Invention, July 8-12 Sign up today! Robots, high-tech farms, superhero gadgets and more! Invent the Future Today in Camp Invention®! Check out our new program, Supercharged™, being hosted at O’Rourke Middle School July 8-12 for students entering grades K-6. Sign up online or call 800-968-4332. Email Camp Director Lyndsay Stein at lstein@bhbl.org with any questions.