Founder’s Day Tickets on Sale

Founder’s Day, Feb. 23 Get your tickets NOW for the district’s annual Founder’s Day celebration on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at The Vista at Van Patten Golf Course. Tickets can be purchased for $60 at any of the five BH-BL schools. Questions? Please contact Joan LaBuff at ladylabuff@gmail.com. What is Founder’s Day? To …

Jewell, Connelie Winners of VFW’s Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

Congratulations to BH-BL HS students Benjamin Jewell and Madelyn Connelie who are the 1st and 2nd place winners, respectively, of the local VFW Post 4460 Voice of Democracy essay contest. Both students were recognized by Veterans and the BH-BL Board of Education. Ben read his essay aloud at the last board meeting. Follow this link …

Students Selected for Pro Musica Choral Festival

BH-BL Students Participated in  Pro Musica Choral Festival Congratulations to the BH-BL High School students who were  selected to perform in this weekend’s Albany Pro Musica Choral Festival (Jan. 21) at the UAlbany Performing Arts Center.  They were chosen by application to sing in a 175 member choir made up of students from more than …

BH-BL student Elise Waller maximizes her health care educational opportunities

A Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School senior is building a bright future in the world of medicine thanks to Capital Region BOCES. Elise Waller, BH-BL senior, is enrolled in the New Visions: Health Careers program at Ellis Hospital, where she is learning all aspects of the healthcare industry. As a high school junior, she earned …

Congrats to students accepted into All-County Orchestra/Jazz Festival

Congratulations to the following students for being accepted to perform in the Saratoga-Warren All-County Orchestra/Jazz Festival: Grades 6-7 Orchestra: Lilianna Cartier, Meg Gerwitz and Samantha Goodell Grades 8-9  Orchestra: Emeline Comulada Fried, Sophia Corchado, Jaime Dawes, Julia Guyer, Angeline Thomas. Paul St. John and Levi Yaconis Grades 10-12 Orchestra: Liam Sullivan Grades 9-12 Jazz Band: …

Science made relevant revs up learning for Auto Body students

When students understand why they need to know something, it makes learning not only easier, but also fun. Just ask the juniors in the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education Center’s Auto Body Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program who, under the instruction of integrated science teacher Brian Conway, recently worked with egg-based paint. …

Increase in seasonal illness results in enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols

It’s that time of year again–cold and flu season. And that means more and more kids (and adults) will be exposed to lots of germs. As such, we have seen an uptick in a variety of seasonal illnesses in our buildings over the past several weeks. The district will continue to implement its cleaning and …