District Submits Reopening Plan to State

Message from Superintendent Dr. Patrick McGrath It has become cliche to say that these are unprecedented times, but the description is certainly fitting. We have been working diligently this summer to gather input from across the district and address the myriad of details and  concerns related to reopening. The district’s Reopening School Plan will serve …

Reopening Instructional Models Presented to Parents

On Wednesday, July 29, more than 600 people tuned into BH-BL’s YouTube channel to watch a live stream of the Reopening Schools Forum #2 where Superintendent Dr. Patrick McGrath shared the district’s reopening plan and addressed parents’ questions. Since that time the forum recording has more than 2,000 views. Residents were encouraged to use a …

Reopening School Forum #2, July 29

On Wednesday, July 29 at 6 p.m., BH-BL will host its second Reopening Schools forum. Due to the participant limitations set in GoogleMeet, the district has shifted the public forum to a live stream format using the district’s YouTube channel. Please use this link to watch the live forum. (The forum will also be recorded …

NYSPHSAA To Delay Fall Sports Start Date to Sept. 21

The Officers of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) voted to delay the official start date of the Fall 2020 sports season, cancel the Fall 2020 Regional and State Championships, and prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if high school sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due to …

Reopening School Virtual Forums, July 15 & 29

BH-BL’s Reopening Task Force Committee will host two virtual forums on Wednesday, July 15 and Wednesday, July 29. The first forum will be aimed at sharing information about the state’s re-entry guidelines (to be released July 15), as well as gather input from parents and residents to be considered when creating the district’s reopening plan. …

School Reopening Committee Work Underway

BH-BL, along with districts across the country, has been working on plans in preparation for reopening schools in the fall. A large Reopening Committee, made up of teachers, students, parents and administration, was established in late May to discuss various reopening scenarios and what they would mean for the BH-BL community. The three potential reopening …