Chromebook Insurance Available

O’Rourke Middle School is once again making a personal laptop device available to every student. All middle school students have been issued a Chromebook laptop to be used both at school and home for the 2020-2021 school year. With the changes we have faced the upkeep, protection, and maintenance of this device is extremely important. …

Board Seeks Residents to Join Budget Advisory Committee, Submit Letters of Interest by Oct. 6

Board of Education Forms Budget Advisory Committee On Sept. 23, the BH-BL Board of Education held a special meeting to vote on establishing a Budget Advisory Committee to review the district’s current and future budgets and delve into the impact the proposed state aid cuts will have on the district. The committee will likely be …

Sirianni & Brucker accepted into NYSSMA ensembles

Congratulations to BH-BL student musicians Cedric Sirianni (trombone) and Erich Brucker (viola), who have been accepted into New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State performing ensembles. Although this year’s conference has been cancelled, NYSSMA plans to create virtual performances of each All-State group.  Erich has been accepted into the String Orchestra and Cedric has …

O’Rourke Hybrid & Virtual Instruction Landing Page

Welcome to O’Rourke’s Hybrid & Virtual Instruction Page Please use the links below to access the Google Docs for your team. The Fully Virtual School links can also be accessed via our Fully Virtual School webpage that also outlines information about FVS, expectations, absentee protocols, etc. Hybrid/In-Person School Grade 6: Mrs. Mastrella’s Math & Literature …

Federal Government Announces School Meals are Free for All Students Through Dec. 31

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that schools may provide free meals to all students through December 31, 2020.  This means that every BH-BL student may receive one free breakfast and one free lunch daily.  A lunch meal consists of an entree, fruit, vegetable, and milk. A breakfast meal consists of an …

Student Not in School Tests Positive

Late Tuesday night, BH-BL administrators were notified that a high school student tested positive for COVID-19. This individual has not been in the high school building or on school grounds since the start of the 2020-21 school year, and therefore has had no contact with faculty or staff. Early this morning, district officials began working …

NEW Stevens Elementary School Absentee Reporting Form

Per NYS law, student attendance is recorded in student records. Attendance records include each pupil’s presence, absence, tardiness and early departures. New Absentee Reporting Procedure this year! Absentee Student Form. To help make reporting absences or tardiness a little easier for parents, we are shifting to a Google Form. Therefore, instead of calling or emailing …