Collins Named Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction

As the 2018-19 school year wrapped up and the Board of Education recognized and thanked nearly two dozen retirees, the board also unanimously approved the appointment of David Collins as the next BH-BL Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Collins replaces long time educator and administrator Dr. Maryellen Symer who retired at the end of …

Students Sing in American Young Voices Concert

Last month, 28 students from Stevens Elementary School Grade 5 Chorus sang 🎤🎼🎶in the American Young Voices Concert at the Times Union Center with more than 3,000 other students from local area school districts. Led by renowned conductor, Francisco Nunez, accompanied by a live band of accomplished musicians, and complemented with professional lighting and sound, …

Building Our 2nd Century II capital project work begins this summer

School leaders are excited to begin the Building Our 2nd Century II construction project that was approved by voters in October 2018. Among other things, this project includes the addition of a secure entrance at the middle school, districtwide classroom upgrades, high school auditorium renovations, a new transportation facility, and roof repairs. The work is …

Students Program Robots to Complete an Obstacle Course

Exploring Computer Science students had fun testing their programming skills through an end-of-the-unit robotics project that challenged them to train their robots to complete an obstacle course hands-free. To successfully complete this obstacle course (and thus earning a passing grade), the students’ robots had to be programmed to first reverse out of their designated parking …

Aquatic ‘Bots Take a Dip in HS Pool

Robotics students take a dive into the world of aquatic robotics during their Sea Perch challenge. Sea Perch  is a program originally sponsored by the US Navy in which students design, build, and drive autonomous underwater vehicles. Students were challenged to compete against each other in three events: speed race, an underwater obstacle course, and …

Modified Rowers Win 1st Place in Championship

Congratulations to Grade 8 Rowing 🚣‍♂️Quad members Derek Sitors, Zach Kasparian, Brian Corey, and Jackson Bower (with Coach Shelby Kislowski) and Doubles members (Zach Kasparian and Brian Corey) place first in their categories🥇🏆 (and having the fasted time of the day) at the June 1 Modified Rowing Championship! Other team wins include three 2nd Places, …

32 student athletes sign Letters of Intent

Congratulations to the 32 BH-BL student athletes who signed Letters of Intent committing to play college-level sports in the fall. 🎉👏 #GreatDay2BeASpartan  Good luck next year to Gordy Adams (🥍Cortland), Noah Agoney (🥍HVCC), Max Blowers (🏃‍♂️ St. John Fisher), Mollie Boone (⚽️ Union), Jalen Bocyck (🏈 Brockport), Josh Crowder (🏃‍♂️ Gordon), Vincent Daviero (🏈 Brockport), Lindsey DeBonis (🏐 St. John Fisher), John …

Fourth graders present “Birth of a Nation” Living Museum

When visitors walked into the fourth-grade classrooms at Stevens Elementary School on Friday, May 17 they were instantly transported to back to 1775. It was a period when there was great unrest in the American colonies over the unfair treatment of the colonists by England’s King George III and Parliament. The Patriots were tired of …