Mail-in ballots deadline, June 16

On Sunday, June 7, Governor Andrew Cuomo, in an executive order, stated that school districts in NY can accept school budget vote absentee ballots by mail until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16. (The deadline for hand-delivered ballots, however, remained 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9.)  Please mail your absentee ballots as soon as possible. By law, …

UPDATE: Governor Extends Ballot Deadline to June 16

BUDGET UPDATE In an executive order issued Sunday, June 7, Governor Andrew Cuomo extended the school budget and board election ballot deadline by one week. School districts in NY can now accept school budget vote absentee ballots by mail until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16. The deadline for hand-delivered ballots, however, remains 5 p.m. …

BOE Mtg & Virtual Meet-the-Candidates Night, June 2

In addition to voting on the 2020-21 school budget vote, residents are also asked to elect three candidates to the board of education. There are three open seats and three candidates running, which include two incumbents, John Blowers and Don Marshall, and newcomer Lakshmi Nargarajan. You can learn more about each candidates and submit questions …

Envelope Shortage Delays Delivery of Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballot packets in mail Monday, June 1 Despite the fact that BH-BL election officials were assured that they had exceeded all necessary timelines, the district was informed this morning by NTS Data, the state-wide vendor it was using to print, label and mail absentee ballot packets to qualified voters, that they are experiencing a …

Participation requested in statewide ThoughtExchange on the reopening of schools

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that New York school facilities will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.  As we look to the future, we must think about what a return to school buildings might look like and how best to support students, families and staff. We know that we are …

May 12 Board Meeting via Google Meet, 5 pm

The Tuesday, May 12, 2020n Board of Education meeting  is at 5 p.m. and residents can join the meeting via Google Meet. Join the meeting using this link. A friendly reminder for anyone attending the meeting to please keep your computer or device microphone on mute to reduce the amount of audible interference.

Annual school budget vote and board election to be held June 9 by absentee ballot

In an executive order issued on Friday, May 1, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that this year’s school budget vote and board of education election (typically held in May) will take place on June 9, exclusively by absentee ballot due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. There will be no in-person voting this …