June 2020 Regents Canceled

Following the April 6  announcement by Chancellor Betty Rosa that the June 2020 Regents exams are canceled due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the State Education Department offered this clarification today: SED has modified the requirements that students must meet in order to earn high school diplomas, credentials, and endorsements. These modifications apply to …

Remote Learning Launch Page

School Launch Pages Charlton Heights Elementary School | Pashley Elementary School  |  Stevens Elementary School  |  O’Rourke Middle School  | BH-BL High School Faculty and staff at BH-BL are committed to staying connected with their students and providing them with educational opportunities while classes are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please  select your child’s school …

O’Rourke Construction to Begin April 6

Despite classes being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some renovations at school buildings are deemed essential work. Therefore, the district will move forward with the voter-approved construction at O’Rourke Middle School beginning Monday, April 6. Because the building is essentially empty, the contractors will now be working during the day time rather than the …

Remote Learning Guidelines

[Print-friendly Remote Learning Guidelines] Remote Learning Guidelines For the past few weeks, BH-BL teachers have been connecting remotely with students and families to provide at-home instruction. Throughout this transitional period we ourselves have been learning, strategizing, and seeking to identify the best ways to provide quality remote instruction for an extended period of time. We …

Help the PTSA Celebrate HS Staff, March 31-April 6

The BH-BL High School PTSA would like to thank staff for all their hard work mobilizing to keep students engaged, connected and learning during this difficult time. As well as for preparing meals, switching to a new teaching modality, delivering meals to students, keeping the community connected and caring for students. “The High School PTSA …

Special Board Mtg, 3/31

The Board of Education is holding a special meeting of the board on Tuesday, March 31 at 5 p.m. The public can attend the meeting via Google Meet. Here’s the link to join the meeting. View the agenda here.

4/6 UPDATE: Remote Learning Continues Until April 29

UPDATED APRIL 6, 2020 Remote Learning Extended to April 29, June Regents Cancelled In his daily press conference on Monday, April 6, NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has extended class cancellation, or continued remote learning, until April 29 in the continued response to the spread of COVID-19. Capital Region BOCES and its component …

How to Reach Us

UPDATE: MARCH 27 The delivery of meals and remote learning requires some staff to be on site, therefore BH-BL is considered to be an essential business. The district will operate with minimal staff during the extended class cancellation that was issued until April 15 by Governor Cuomo. All building offices will be open next week, …

March 24 Board Meeting Live Streamed

The Governor recently issued an executive order temporarily changing the laws governing public meetings during the public health crisis. Although district buildings are closed to the public in order to adhere to social distancing practices, the Governor is allowing Board of Education meetings to be held so districts can continue to conduct business. The meetings, …

Honoring Former Superintendent Dr. O’Rourke

It is with a heavy heart that the BH-BL community says goodbye to former Superintendent Dr. Richard “Dick” O’Rourke. He passed away Friday at the age of 90. Dr. O’Rourke served as the school district’s 3rd superintendent, from 1969-1994. He was one of only six superintendents in BH-BL’s 105-year history, and is the district’s longest …