HS Student Olivia Wood Studying at BOCES to be an Educator

Capital Region BOCES program addresses national teacher and childcare shortage Capital Region BOCES is doing its part to combat the well-documented shortage of educators and childcare workers at the local, state and national levels. Launched at the behest of educators, students and parents/guardians alike at the start of the 2022-23 school year, the Early Childhood …

Alumni Leave a Message of Hope

Peace Pole Planted in Freedom Circle A group of BH-BL alumni has left a message of hope for world peace to the school community by gifting a peace pole to the high school. Written on the pole are the words “May peace prevail on earth” in eight languages reflecting the primary ancestral roots of the …

Tri-M Honor Society 2022-23 Application Due Oct. 21

Tri-M, or Modern Music Masters, is a music honor society in which you may gain membership for a combination of your music-related and academic accomplishments. Tri-M members are selected for their exceptional scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Eligible student musicians may apply for membership and join us in our mission to benefit our school district …

COVID Mandates Lifted for 2022-23, Schools Provided with CDC Guidelines

School districts across the state are preparing for the start of the 2022-23 school year and, as the nation enters a new phase of the pandemic, school communities have received clarification on the COVID-related mandates and guidance for schools. On August 11, 2022, the CDC released an updated Operational Guidance for K-12 Schools to Support …

Fall 2022 Continuing Education Brochure & Online Registration

A few classes are still open for registration We are pleased to offer a variety of classes and programs for the adults in our community. Learning is a lifelong journey and we are happy to be a part of it with you. BH-BL’s Continuing Education Program provides a multitude of valuable resources to district residents, …

2022-23 School Year: Federal Government Did Not Renew Free Meals

For the past two years, the Federal Government was fully reimbursing school districts for the school meals provided to students through the School Meal Program. The district has recently learned that neither the federal or state government will continue this program in the 2022-23 school year. The traditional income-based Free and Reduced Price Meal Program, …

CapReg CTE to Open New Facilities for Students; Vote to Sell Two Buildings Aug. 9

BH-BL is among other area school districts that collaborate with Capital Region BOCES to offer high school students the opportunity to enroll in  1- and 2-year hands-on programs in such areas of study as automotives, building trades, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, electrical trades, health careers, media design, and welding and fabrication, to name a …

2022-23 Free & Reduced Price School Meal Application

As school leaders gear up for the  2022-23 school year, they’d like to remind parents that BH-BL supports the government’s Free & Reduced Price School Meal program. Parents/guardians of school-age children need to complete the application and submit it to BH-BL’s Food Service Department. [DOWNLOAD FREE & REDUCED PRICE MEAL APPLICATION] If you do not …

Board to Consider Proposal to Appoint Ziegler as Interim Board Member Until Election in May 2023

At their regular meeting on July 13, the BH-BL Board of Education will consider a proposal by Board President David Versocki to appoint recently retired board member Patrick Ziegler to fill the remaining 10 months of a three-year board term vacated by veteran member John Blowers. After 17 years, Blowers resigned from the board in …

Rzeszotarski Named to the Capital District Sports Women of the Year

Congratulations to BH-BL HS student Carlie Rzeszotarski AMONG CAPITAL DISTRICT SPORTS WOMEN OF THE YEAR 2022 Carlie Rzeszotarski, a senior at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, has been named as one of the 10 scholastic award recipients for 2022 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year organization. Carlie, who competes in basketball and …