New Teacher Feature Video- Monica Hills (January 27)

Embedded YouTube video about Teacher Feature Monica Hills Our Teacher Feature videos provide a glimpse into the lives of our fantastic teachers–inside and outside the classroom. As we build our video library you can follow along by clicking on this YouTube video playlist 4.27.22 – The One with Elsa Hjelmar – Video 6.1.22-  The One …

Jewell, Connelie Winners of VFW’s Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

Congratulations to BH-BL HS students Benjamin Jewell and Madelyn Connelie who are the 1st and 2nd place winners, respectively, of the local VFW Post 4460 Voice of Democracy essay contest. Both students were recognized by Veterans and the BH-BL Board of Education. Ben read his essay aloud at the last board meeting. Follow this link …

Students Selected for Pro Musica Choral Festival

BH-BL Students Participated in  Pro Musica Choral Festival Congratulations to the BH-BL High School students who were  selected to perform in this weekend’s Albany Pro Musica Choral Festival (Jan. 21) at the UAlbany Performing Arts Center.  They were chosen by application to sing in a 175 member choir made up of students from more than …

Congratulations: Kibler Named NYS Master Teacher

Kibler Joins Statewide Network of STEM Educators O’Rourke Middle School math teacher Kodi Kibler has been selected as a New York State Master Teacher. Governor Hochul announced the selection of 18 educators from around the capital region and a total of 221 educators from around New York State to join the NYS Master Teacher program. …

BH-BL student Elise Waller maximizes her health care educational opportunities

A Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School senior is building a bright future in the world of medicine thanks to Capital Region BOCES. Elise Waller, BH-BL senior, is enrolled in the New Visions: Health Careers program at Ellis Hospital, where she is learning all aspects of the healthcare industry. As a high school junior, she earned …

Do You Have an Incoming Kindergartener? Register today!

If your child will be entering Kindergarten in September 2023, please make sure he or she is registered! If you’re not sure if your child is on our incoming Kindergarten registration list, please call or email BH-BL’s registrar Mary Ann De Luca. You can reach her at 518-399-9141, Ext. 85015 or email her at mdeluca@bhbl.org. …

Grade 8 Technology Students Build 301 Birdhouses for Community Project

If you were worried about the housing market for nature’s fine-feathered friends, you can stop. Thanks to O’Rourke Middle School eighth graders in Nick Morocco’s technology class, there are now 301 new and vacant wooden bird houses that will be donated to Saratoga County’s Birdhouse Program. This year, the program’s directors sought out area schools …

Winter 2023 O’Rourke Observer is here!

Kick off the new year by viewing the Winter 2023 O’Rourke Observer. It’s full of student work, including poems, survey results, tips, articles, news, updates and much more. Check it out by following this link to Google Slides.