Bus Route Cancellations a Potential in Near Future

As you have probably heard, school districts across the state are facing severe bus driver shortages. Like our neighboring districts, BH-BL could be the next in line to temporarily cancel a bus route due to bus driver shortages. The Transportation Department is currently operating with just enough bus drivers and monitors to complete the district’s …

Parent University Webinars Begin Oct. 20

BH-BL’s Parent University is back! First Webinar is Wed., Oct. 20 from 7-8 p.m. BH-BL is kicking off the 2021-22 school year by bringing Parent University back to the limelight. This year the district has partnered with Building Better Futures founder Dr. Jennifer Bashant to bring families one-hour, monthly webinars focused around parents as partners. …

Founder’s Day Nominations Needed

Save Thursday, Feb. 3 for the Founder’s Day dinner Do you know someone deserving of the Founder’s Day award? Go ahead, nominate them! We all know that someone special who has gone up and above, beyond the call of duty for our teachers, children, community and simply the wellbeing of others. Perhaps it’s a staff …

“Boo” Buckets Available until Oct. 22

It’s that time of year when “booing” your friends and neighbors is encouraged–especially if the “boo” is with a bucket of goodies! For $10, you can purchase a “Boo” Bucket filled with treats, snacks and prizes and “boo” someone on the sly. The Charlton Heights PTA will deliver the “Boo” anonymously (within the BH-BL School …

Sept. 30: Mitigation Plan Protocols Updated

Throughout the school year, district leaders will be monitoring Department of Health and CDC guidelines and recommendations and revisiting district protocols to make any necessary adjustments to BH-BL’s Tiered Mitigation Plan. This past week, based on new guidance and internal reviews, adjustments were made to the plan. [VIEW PLAN HERE] On Monday, the district put …

Districtwide Food & Fund Drive for Local Families

Holiday Food & Funds Drive BH-BL is once again partnering with CAPTAIN/CHS to raise money for district families to provide needed food and supplies over the holiday season. All of the proceeds collected go directly toward this effort. To donate to this cause, visit:  www.captaincares.org/bhbl. Each BH-BL school will also be running a physical food …

Seating Charts on School Buses Begin Monday, Sept. 27

Now that BH-BL students are back to school full time, district leaders continue to fine tune practices and protocols related to helping reduce the spread of COVID among students and staff. Upon reviewing the patterns of the past few weeks of school, district officials have learned that when students need to be placed in quarantine …

DOH Requirements for Symptomatic Students

In an effort to keep BH-BL parents and community in the know about COVID requirements and mandates, we are sharing the current requirements given to BH-BL by the NYS Department of Health for symptomatic students.  Below is the protocol to be followed when a student has the following symptom(s) associated with COVID-19.  This protocol will …