Seniors Thank Veterans at Ceremony & Breakfast

More than three dozen veterans participated in BH-BL High School’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony where they were personally thanked with a handshake by every high school senior. The ceremony began with a color guard presenting with the American Flag while the concert band played “America the Beautiful.” The pledge was recited and several SGO members …

HS students win VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

Competition was steep this year as 96 students participated in the Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest through the Mayfair-Glenville VFW Post 4660.  This year’s theme is “What Makes America Great.” One winner is selected for every 15 local entries. Those winners then advance as co-equal entries to VFW District …

HS Students Tour USS Constitution & Freedom Trail

In late October, BH-BL HS teacher Kurt Semon took students in his American Revolution History class to Boston, MA to explore the Freedom Trail. The students also participated in a two-hour private tour of the USS Constitution where they were able to take an indepth look at the ship.

Jami Fuson selected to perform at Carnegie Hall

Congratulations to BH-BL High School sophomore musician Jami Fuson for being been selected from an international pool of applicants as a finalist to perform with the WorldStrides Honors String Orchestra at Carnegie Hall at the end of January. Jami will travel to New York City and spend three days working with other musicians from 48 …

High School Orchestra Featured in WorldStrides Campaign

How cool ???? is this? Last March, BH-BL High School music ???? teacher Karen Russell entered the school’s orchestra students ???? into a master class contest which ended up winning them a master class with Jeff Grogan! Grogan,  a world-class conductor, came to BH-BL to work with students. The work he did with BH-BL orchestra ????students …

Shell, Winslow, Poirier Named Commended Students

Congratulations to Hannah Shell, Jackson Winslow, and Andrew Poirier for being named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.  They are recognized for their exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the PSAT. The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. Approximately 1.6 …

Changes to Student Athlete Drop Off & Pick Up Areas

Message from Athletic Director Joe Scalise Dear Parents/Guardians, A few weeks ago I sent a letter out regarding student drop off/pick up. Unfortunately, this situation has not improved. We still have many parents lining up in front of the gym entrance which is preventing buses from safely dropping off athletic teams after away games. It …

Fourth graders “nibble” on samples at Book Tasting

Fourth graders at Stevens Elementary School were cordially invited by their teachers to a “Book Tasting” to sample a variety of … well, books ???? of course. In fact, after the students “made their reservations” they were escorted down the hall to the “restaurant” where dinner music was playing in the background and red and …

Students Attend Safety Summit

High School health teacher Kathy Henry-Starace recently took a team of students (AJ Giaquinto, Vincent Vinditti, Maddy Smith, Zoe Tappy, Emma Nuzzi & Megan Nelson) to the AAA Occupant Safety Summit where they learned about seatbelt safety and new advances in technology to promote driver and passenger safety. ???????? The students also participated in the …