HS Daily Announcements

Regeneron Science Talent Search

Congratulations to Hannah Shell who has been named a semi-finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the oldest and most prestigious STEM competition in the country.  If named as one of the 40 finalists, Hannah will receive a minimum of $25,000 with a potential of winning the top prize of $250,000.  Congratulations and good luck Hannah.

Saratoga All-Stars Exhibition

Congratulations to the BH-BL Artists whose work will be in the Saratoga All-Stars Exhibition from Jan. 11 through Feb. 8 at the Saratoga Arts Gallery!

Regina Capobianco’s Students:

Cheyanne Stone, Grade 12, Untitled, Archival Inkjet Photo

Cindy Chann, Grade 12, Untitled, Stoneware & Glaze

Ada Bouchard, Grade 9, Atypical, Mixed Media

Wendy Corrigan’s Students:

Nicholas DeLeo, Grade 12, Imaginative Portrait, Illustration Marker

Madeline Marcinko, Grade 12, I Often Get Lost In My Artwork, Gouache & Watercolor

Hannah Shell, Grade 12, Franklin’s Corner, Illustration Marker

Christine Layden’s Students:

Madeline Boussa, Grade 11, In My Head, Adobe Photoshop

Samuel Leone, Grade 10, Bee Hive, Adobe Photoshop

Julia Ettkin, Grade 11, A Family Gathering, Adobe Photoshop

NYSSMA Instrumental Jazz/Vocal Festival, deadline – Mar. 11

Student musicians are invited to apply for participation in different NYSSMA Solo Festivals, scheduled for the Spring.  The NYSSMA Instrumental Jazz/Vocal Jazz Festival (Schenectady County Community College – May 29-30) deadline for the application is Wednesday, Mar. 11.  Information and applications are available in the High School Fine Arts Office, the Middle School Music Office, and from your school Music Teacher.

Spring Driver Education, deadline – Jan. 23

Applications are being accepted for Spring Driver Education.  The application for the course must be completed by a parent/guardian and submitted by Jan. 23.  Students should bring a $300 check (made payable to the BH-BL Schools) to the opening meeting on Jan. 27 at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  The session will run from Jan. 27 through Jun. 12.

Mindful Mornings, Tuesdays

Please join us for Mindful Mornings on Tuesdays at 7:20 a.m. in Room 252B in the Math wing for a great start to your day.  January’s Theme is Peace.

AP Macroeconomics – Mr. Thomas

Students taking AP Macroeconomics next semester:  Please stop by Mr. Thomas’ Room 215 this week to pick up the pre-course work.  This work needs to be completed during Regents Week before the actual class begins!

Yearbooks are on Sale!

Yearbooks are on sale at yearbookforever.com.  Prices increase January 15th and this is the last day to submit parent senior ads!

Looking for a part-time job?

If you are looking for a part-time job, please stop by Room 201 during AAP on Wednesdays to meet with Mrs. Szablewski.


Athletic Center News

Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Game, Jan. 24

The Burnt Hills High School Boys Basketball teams will be hosting the Coaches vs. Cancer night at the High School against Guiderland on Friday, Jan. 24.  The Freshman game is at 4 p.m., JV starts at 5:30 p.m. and Varsity plays at 7 p.m.  Come out and support your Spartans as they raise money for The American Cancer Society to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

Burnt Hills Rowing Fundraiser, Jan. 28

Calling all Chipotle fans! Show your team spirit by joining us for a fundraiser to support Burnt Hills Rowing on Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Clifton Park Chipotle.  Tell the cashier you’re supporting the Burnt Hills Rowing team!

Join the Rowing Team for Workout Sessions

Joint the rowing team for indoor winter workout session at the boathouse!  $150.00 from Monday, Jan. 20 to Friday, Mar. 6 (Monday-Friday 3:30-5:30 p.m.).  Possible carpooling from the high school to the middle school.  This is a great way to stay in shape or prepare for Spring Crew.  No prior experience is necessary.  You will be trained on rowing machines/ergometers.  Contact info@bhrow.com with questions.

Club News

Interact Club, Jan. 28

Interact Club will hold a meeting on Jan. 28 during AAP in Room 234.

Pride Club, Feb. 4

Pride Club will hold a meeting on Feb. 4 during AAP in Room 234.

Spikeball Club, Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Join the Movement!  The Spikeball Club will meet on Tuesdays & Wednesdays after school.  Meet outside the doors to the student parking lot at 2:30 p.m.  Follow our Instagram @bhspikeball – Questions?  Email gcook21@bhbl.net.

Counseling Center News

Attention Juniors:

The American Legion Auxiliary is looking for Empire Girls State applicants for the June 28 to July 4 week held at The College at Brockport.  This program is a leadership action program where female high school juniors participate in an objective citizenship training program which instills individual responsibility to the community, state, and nation.  Applications are due no later than Tuesday, Jan. 28.  Please see someone in the Counseling Center for an application and more information.


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