MS Embraces Innovative Ways to Build Character

MS Embraces Innovative Ways to Build Character Personal Development Day Focuses on Kids This school year, O’Rourke Middle School staff have been embracing innovative ways to help students build character through the school’s new multi-year Character Education Program. The program allows school leaders to incorporate 24 different character-building traits into schoolwide events, programs, daily instruction, …

BH-BL Celebrates another successful year of FIRST Robotics

BH-BL Celebrates another successful year of FIRST Robotics In early February, BH-BL students and parents came together to celebrate another successful year of FIRST robotics programming at the first-ever, end-of-the-year FIRST Robotics banquet. Students from the district’s Junior Lego League (Grades K-4), FIRST Lego League (Grades 4-8) and FIRST Tech Challenge teams (Grades 8-12) celebrated …

BH-BL Community Dinner, March 20

BH-BL Community Dinner, March 20 Join us for an evening of fun, food & friends at the 2nd annual BH-BL Community Dinner on Wed., March 20 at BH-BL High School. Tickets are $18/adult and $12/student. A 4-pack of tickets is $50. Purchase tickets at any school or Mail n’ More. Last day to purchase ticket is …

O’Rourke Drama Club presents Mary Poppins, Jr., March 8-10

O’Rourke Drama Club students make props for Mary Poppins, Jr. Performances  are March 8-10 O’Rourke Middle School Drama Club cast members get ready for their performance of Mary Poppins, Jr., by making kites to be showcased in the musical’s classic song “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.” In addition to beautiful props, many handcrafted by O’Rourke students, …

Broadway Makeup Artist Visits MS

Broadway Makeup Artist Visits Drama Club Joe Dulude II, a professional broadway makeup designer for shows like Wicked, SpongeBob, If/Then, Jesus Christ Superstar Live, etc., recently visited O’Rourke Middle School where he met with students from the Drama Club. He talked about his career and held a Q&A session for the curious students before demonstrating …

HS student accepted to prestigious culinary institute

BH-BL High School & Career and Tech student headed to the Culinary Institute of America High School senior Stephanie Jones is one of only two Capital Region BOCES students headed to one of the most prestigious culinary universities in the fall to build on her knowledge of the culinary arts. Stephenie Jones of Burnt Hills-Ballston …