Two Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 at Charlton Heights Elementary School

Earlier today we were notified of two confirmed positive COVID-19 cases of students who attend Charlton Heights Elementary School. Both students are asymptomatic at this time but were tested during Thanksgiving recess based upon exposure to a positive case. Given the time frame of the testing and lack of in-school exposure, the Department of Health …

Holiday Dinners To Go, Dec. 9

Place your orders by Dec. 1 Sponsored by the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Educational Support Association and Prepared by Spartan Catering. All proceeds will be donated to the BH-BL Giving Tree Foundation to support BH-BL families in need. Orders can be picked up curbside on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the BH-BL …

NYSSMA Festival Information

2020-21 Solo Festival Information The New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) VIRTUAL Solo and Ensemble Festivals in which BH-BL students may participate are as follows: Piano Festival (Virtual) Registration Deadline is January 8, 2021. [Register Online] Your registration is not complete until we receive your participation fee. Please make all checks payable to BH-BL …

Gov. Announces New Travel Guidelines

NYS COVID-19 Travel Advisory Effective November 4, 2020 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced new guidelines allowing out-of state travelers to New York to “test out” of the mandatory 14-day quarantine. Travelers from states that are contiguous (share a border) with New York will continue to be exempt from the travel advisory; however covered travelers …

District Adds Half Days for Educational Planning & Sustainability Purposes

Be Sure to Update Your Calendars After meeting with faculty and staff, and assessing ongoing professional development needs related to in-person, hybrid, and remote learning, district leaders have decided to modify the half day schedule in November and December in order to incorporate additional professional development and educational planning opportunities for staff. “In order to …

Health Update: New Guidance for Students/Staff Exhibiting COVID symptoms

The New York State Department of Health has recently issued updated guidance for schools in dealing with students and staff who exhibit symptoms during the school day that could be related to COVID-19. Students with one or more of the symptoms below will need to be evaluated by their Healthcare Provider (HCP) and may need …

Holiday Food Drive Monetary Donations, Oct. 19-Nov. 9

BH-BL is once again partnering with Captain (CHS) and Helping Hands to feed our community families for Thanksgiving and Christmas. This year, more than ever,  these organization need your help. Due to COVID-19, food collections are on hold this year. Instead, monetary donations are being collected and will be used to purchase food items needed …