Elks Club Recognizes Americanism Essay Contestants

The Clifton Park Elks recognized 10 Americanism Essay Contest entrants and their families at a breakfast at the Lodge on Sunday, Feb. 9. Americanism Chair Tom Venezio and Exalted Ruler Craig Masterson presented each student with a certificate recognizing their participation in the contest. Each student wrote a 300 word essay on the subject “What …

2020 Founders Day Honorees Recognized

“Congratulations to the 2020 Founders Day honorees. This is the newest group of individuals recognized for their contributions to the BH-BL Way. Founders Day celebrates the beginnings of the place we know as the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD. An organization that is the result of an effort by parents, teachers, and school leaders to work …

Fourth Graders “Bubble” Over With Excitement at Science Demo Day

Glow-in-the-dark bubbles, bubbling volcanoes, Boo Bubbles, and Bubbles (aka clouds) in a Bottle, were just a few of the experiments fourth-grade students were recently introduced to during the high school’s annual Science Demo Day. Students from all three elementary schools visited the high school’s science labs and classrooms where they worked with high school students …

Superintendent McGrath Speaks About State Aid Concerns at Public Forum

Local School Districts Discuss State Aid Concerns with Legislators at Public Forum As the state budget season ramps up, 10 local school districts came together to host a public forum on Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Columbia High School auditorium to discuss with state legislators some concerning trends in state education aid. [WATCH PRESENTATION] School …

Grade 3 Students in Harrison’s Class to Help Australia’s Animals

Students in Mrs. Harrison’s third grade class at Pashley Elementary School will soon be studying Australia. Given the recent devastating fires in Australia, Harrison decided to use these current events to teach her students about the effects the fires are having on the land, the people, and the wildlife. The students also asked questions about …

Senior Citizen Prom, April 25

There was such a great turn out at the high school’s first-ever Senior Citizen Prom that students decided it should become an annual event. So, mark your calendar for the second annual BH-BL Senior Citizens Prom on Saturday, April 25 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. A dinner buffet will be …

New 5-hour Driving Courses

BH-BL is offering three different sessions for students to take the 5-hour driving course. Tuesday, Feb. 25 & Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 7-9:30 p.m. Monday, April 6  & Tuesday, April 7 from 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19 & Wednesday, May 20 This course fulfills the NYS five-hour classroom requirement for those signing up to take …

Student Artists’ Work Accepted into “Art in 3D Show”

Congratulations to BH-BL High School’s student artists who had their work accepted into the “2020 Art in Three Dimensions Show.” Way to go Marley DeConno, Mariah Goodhue, Becky Pan, Kaylie Stark, and Logan Williams. Their artwork will be on display in the Mohonasen High School Art Gallery throughout February, with a reception on February 5 …

Science Research Students Take First & Second Place at Regional Competition

Congratulations to BH-BL High School Science Research students Natalie St. Denis, Hannah Shell, Maureen Fieldhouse, Diana Pollard and Sam Cavanagh  for presenting their research at the Jan. 25 Regional Science Research Symposium held at BH-BL High School, and to Hannah, Natalie and Sam for taking first and second places, respectively, and advancing to the state …

Student Musicians Accepted into All-County Orchestra/Jazz Festival

Congratulations and good luck to the following BH-BL musicians who have been accepted into the Saratoga Warren All-County Orchestra/Jazz Festival which takes place  on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. 6-7 Orchestra – Jaime Dawes and Aidan Urstadt 8-9 Orchestra – Liam Sullivan and Myles Yannuzzi 10-12 Orchestra – Erich Brucker and Cheyenne Zhang HS Jazz …