2019-20 School Budget Vote Passes

Residents Approve 2019-20 School Budget On Tuesday, May 21 residents approved the 2019-20 school budget proposal of $69,548,408 with 1,173 yes votes and 420 no votes, and a passing margin of nearly 74 percent. The Board of Education election results are Patrick Ziegler with 969 votes, Jennifer Longtin with 955 votes, and Lee-Ann Mertzlufft with …

Teacher Appreciation Video

May 6 through May 10 was National Teacher Appreciation Week O’Rourke Middle School students helped make this video to show their teachers just how much they are truly appreciated and to thank them for all their hard work and dedication. The video was played during the teacher luncheon that was sponsored by the PTA. With …

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, June 8

You are invited… On Saturday, June 8, the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Athletic Association is hosting the Class of 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to honor those individuals who have made contributions to the BH-BL Athletic Program. The ceremony will be held at Hilton Garden Inn, 30 Clifton Country Rd., Clifton Park, NY. It begins …

Leggieri Named Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Boys Tennis Coach Geoff Leggieri for being named NYSPHSAA Coach of the Year. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), in conjunction with the New York State Coaches Association, select one winner per varsity sport as a coach of the year.  This year’s Boys Varsity 🎾 Tennis Coach of the …

Performing & Visual Arts Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, May 20

Performing and Visual Arts Hall of Fame Induction to be part of BH-BL Showcase Please join us on Monday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m., when Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School presents the annual Fine Arts Honors Showcase, featuring performances by the BH-BL High School Orchestra, Concert Band and Concert Choir, a slideshow presentation of artwork …

First Graders are PARP Winners

It’s a 📚 frenzy at Pashley Elementary School! Congratulations 🎉👏 to Mrs. Hyland’s first grade students for reading the MOST minutes during the school’s Parents As Reading Partners program! The class also raised the most for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region. For all their hard work and dedication, the students were …

Parent University for Parents of English Language Learners, June 1

Keeping Our Children Successful Strengthening the home-school connection for parents of elementary-aged English Language Learners. On Saturday, June 1 at 10 a.m. in the O’Rourke Middle School Library, please join Mrs. Salasoo and Mrs. Velasco for a Parent University aimed at parents of children who are English Language Learners (ELL) This Parent University event is …

Graduation Rehearsal, June 24

Attention seniors: graduation will be here before you know it so be sure to save the date for graduation rehearsal, June 24 at 10 a.m. at the high school. All students who plan to participate in the class of 2019 graduation exercises must attend rehearsal. Rehearsal should last no more than an hour and a …