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 …

BH-BL HS Earns College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Recognized for Closing the Gender Gap in AP Computer Science Principles BH-BL High School has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded young women’s access to AP computer science courses. …

Kurt Semon Named Among NYS VFW 2020 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to BH-BL High School’s social studies teacher Kurt Semon, who was recently recognized as one of New York state’s Veterans of Foreign War Teachers of the Year for 2020. The VFW Teacher of the Year award recognizes three exceptional teachers from across that state for their outstanding commitment to teaching citizenship and patriotism. Kurt …

One School, One Book Project

Pashley Elementary students (and parents) are participating in a special project this month. It’s an all-school book club called One School, One Book™ that fifth-grade teacher Jen Sala introduced to the school community a couple years ago, and which Library Media Specialist Krissy Neddo is helping carry out. “One School, One Book™ is a novel …

Snow Fun in PE Class

Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and animal tracking, oh my! It’s never a dull moment in Coach Cohen & Ferrie’s Pashley Elementary School physical education classes. The snow doesn’t keep our Pashley Polar Bears inside. In fact, it makes animal tracking that much more fun!  More photos can be found on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BHBLSchools/  

Student Musicians Recognized by Board for their NYSSMA All-State Acceptance

Congratulations to BH-BL High School students Cedric Sirianni, Blake Zardezed, and Will Ziegler for earning perfect scores (100) at their NYSSMA auditions and being named NYSSMA All-State musicians. As such, the students were also recognized publicly with proclamations by the BH-BL Board of Education at its January 22, 2020 meeting. Cedric Sirianni was accepted into …

Is your child on our kindergarten registration list?

Do you have a child who is entering kindergarten in September 2020? Is he or she on the district’s kindergarten registration list? If not or if you aren’t sure, please contact BH-BL Registrar Jackie Martini at 518-399-9141, ext. 85015 or jmartini@bhbl.org to get on the list. Thursday, Feb. 20: Registration Packets will be mailed to …

Smart Schools Investment Plan update

Smart Schools Investment Plan update (January 2020) BH-BL continues to draw upon the funds made available by the Smart Schools Investment Plan, a NYS program aimed at helping NYS schools modernize their technology equipment and network infrastructure and security practices. Most of our funds to date have been used to support the enhancement of our …

Future City Team Wins Regional Competition for 3rd Consecutive Year

Congratulations to O’Rourke Middle School’s Future City team for winning first place, for the third consecutive year, at this weekend’s 2020 Future City Albany Regional Competition. The team advances to the National Competition held in Washington, D.C.  in February. In addition to the team’s city, Nerosparta, winning the regional competition, the team also received awards …