Budget Advisory Committee Reviews Human Resource Adjustment Strategy 

At the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 24, members reviewed Human Resource Adjustments, the fourth and final strategy for dealing with the possibility of significant mid-year state aid cuts. Review of Feedback from Previous Meetings Before presenting the new material, the committee reviewed feedback from last week’s meeting. Some members were hoping …

Two Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 at Charlton Heights Elementary School

Earlier today we were notified of two confirmed positive COVID-19 cases of students who attend Charlton Heights Elementary School. Both students are asymptomatic at this time but were tested during Thanksgiving recess based upon exposure to a positive case. Given the time frame of the testing and lack of in-school exposure, the Department of Health …

Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at BH-BL High School

Earlier today we were notified that BH-BL High School has confirmed a positive case for COVID-19. The student was last in the building on Thursday, Nov. 19. Our COVID-19 Coordinator, high school administrators, and other school officials have been working with the Saratoga County Department of Health to help officials implement their contact tracing protocols. …

Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at Stevens Elementary School

We were notified this afternoon that a staff member at Stevens Elementary School has been confirmed positive for COVID-19. We’ve been in close contact with the Saratoga County Department of Health about the necessary steps we must take. Based on the DOH’s investigation and the fact that this individual hasn’t been in the building since …

Students Selected to Perform with NYSBDA’s Honor Band

Four BH-BL High School students who are in Concert Band have been  selected to perform (virtually) with the New York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA) prestigious Honor Band! Congratulations to students musicians: Emilie Bennett on flute, Mia Belanger on oboe, Tingwen Zhang on oboe, and Justin Ronca on clarinet (alternate). The student musicians will experience …

Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at O’Rourke Middle School

Earlier today, Nov. 21, we were notified that O’Rourke Middle School has confirmed a positive case for COVID-19. The individual was last in the building on Friday, Nov. 20. Our COVID-19 Coordinator and other school officials have been working with the Saratoga County Department of Health to help officials implement their contact tracing protocols. Parents …

Program & Service Reductions Overview Provided at BAC Meeting

Budget Advisory Committee Reviews Strategy #3 At the district’s Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, members were presented with an overview of a third strategy for dealing with the possibility of significant mid-year state aid cuts–Program and Service Reductions. As in previous weeks, the committee was asked to look at this strategy …

Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at BH-BL HS

We were notified last evening that a district staff member who works at BH-BL High School has been confirmed positive for COVID-19. The staff member’s last day in the building was Wednesday, Nov. 18. The district’s COVID-19 Coordinator worked with officials at the Saratoga County Department of Health today to help implement their contact tracing …

Holiday Dinners To Go, Dec. 9

Place your orders by Dec. 1 Sponsored by the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Educational Support Association and Prepared by Spartan Catering. All proceeds will be donated to the BH-BL Giving Tree Foundation to support BH-BL families in need. Orders can be picked up curbside on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the BH-BL …

NYSSMA Festival Information

2020-21 Solo Festival Information The New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) VIRTUAL Solo and Ensemble Festivals in which BH-BL students may participate are as follows: Piano Festival (Virtual) Registration Deadline is January 8, 2021. [Register Online] Your registration is not complete until we receive your participation fee. Please make all checks payable to BH-BL …