April 27 Update: CARES Child Care Scholarship Opportunity

April 27 Update New York State is using a portion of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds to provide child care to income eligible essential workers at no cost. Essential workers who must work outside of the home and who are using a regulated child care provider will receive …

College Board Cancels June 6 SAT

College Board continues to respond to the impact of the coronavirus, and because public health officials have made it clear it’s not safe to gather students in one place they’ve decided not to administer the June 6, 2020 SAT. The College Board, in a recent letter, stated that they are working hard to make the …

April 15 Finance Committee & BOE Mtg Updates

There will be a brief online Board of Education meeting followed by an online Finance Committee Meeting on Wednesday, April 15 at 5 p.m. via Google Meet to provide an update on the 2019-2020 financial projections due to COVID-19, the Superintendent’s Recommendations for the 2020-21 school budget, and other information on the 2020-21 school budget …

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 …

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 …