Founder’s Day, March 7 (Get your tickets today!)

Join the PTAs as they recognize and celebrate this year’s award recipients who are selected for their unwavering commitment to the children of the district. The BH-BL PTA annual Founder’s Day Dinner is Thursday, March 7 at 5 p..m. at the Courtyard by Marriott in Saratoga Springs. Tickets are $60/person and can be purchased at …

Robotics Team Experiences Growth & Success, Preparing for State Competition

MechaSpartans ‘gearing’ up to face steep competitors The MechaSpartans, BH-BL’s high school robotics team, performed so well at a recent qualifying tournament that they are now headed to the state competition at Mohawk Valley Community College on March 3. Winning the Inspire Award, which recognizes a team for excelling in all competition areas and is …

High School Science Research Students Excel in Regional Competition, Advance to States

BH-BL’s Science Research Program Taps Into Young Scientific Minds It’s been a successful school year so far for BH-BL high school students who have competed in athletic and fine arts events, and now science competitions. Most recently, four students in the high school’s rigorous Science Research course competed at the Eastern Junior Science & Humanities …

Fantauzzi, Cheely artwork selected for “Art in 3D” show

Congratulations to high school artists Francesca Fantauzzi & Emily Cheely for having their artwork chosen for the 2024 Art in Three Dimensions show. “It’s an honor to be selected for this,” says Sarah White, BH-BL Fine Arts Director. “Especially since this year 19 high schools participated with 268 works of art submitted, but only 92 …

Prom Boutique Needs to be Restocked, Donations Accepted Until Feb. 9

The BH-BL Prom Boutique is back, and needs your help. Organizers are looking for GENTLY USED Prom-attire donations, such as dresses, shoes, jewelry and handbags. All sizes are needed. Donations can be dropped off at the high school’s main entrance (security office) through Feb. 9. Please contact Danielle Collins (dacollins@bhbl.org), Kate Jones (kjones@bhbl.org) or Sarah …

Heidelmark fueling his fire for a career in welding 

Aspiring welder and BH-BL HS senior Preston Heidelmark heats up his future career outlook while completing an assignment during a Welding and Metal Fabrication program class recently at the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education Center where also takes courses. Heidelmark plans to follow his father’s footsteps and enter the welding union when he …

HS Artists’ Work Featured in All-Stars Exhibition, Jan. 12-Feb. 3

Congratulations to Natalie Afinowicz, Zoe Brignola, Dakota Harris, Jack Helstowski, Brooke Hughson, Lyla Katz and Julianna Zarelli for having their artwork selected to be featured in the 2024 High School All-Stars Exhibition. Their work will be on display from Friday, January 12  through Saturday, February 3, 2024 at Saratoga Arts on Broadway. The Arts Center …

Students Lend Santa A Hand at Toys for Tots “Workshop”

BH-BL High School students in the Transitions Program recently lent a hand to Santa at the Toys For Tots “Workshop.” They sorted donated gifts and stuffed a variety of items into Santa sacks to be delivered to children around world. During class, the students were also learning about different holiday traditions as they virtually travelled …

Community Overwhelmingly Approves Capital Project Vote

BH-BL Community Checks Yes Box for 2023 Capital Project Residents came out today to cast their vote in support of the district’s $53.93 million “Renewing Spaces, Inspiring Futures” capital project resulting in 1,100 yes votes and 219 no votes, which yields a passage rate of 83 percent. This is the largest passing percentage in capital …