O’Rourke Student is a Published Poet

A huge congratulations to O’Rourke Middle School student Guinevere Libertucci whose poetry was recently honored in the Creative Communication’s “A Celebration of Today’s Writers” poetry contest. Her poem was also published in the Poetry Anthology. Way to go, Gwen! Fun Fact–Singer/Songwriter Taylor Swift once won among the top ten finishers in this SAME competition when …

Community Approves 2024-25 School Budget, Elects Morse and Bearce

The BH-BL community approved the 2024-25 school budget with 990 yes votes to 338 no votes, resulting in a passing margin of 75 percent. Residents also elected incumbent Lisa Morse and newcomer Kevin Bearce to the Board of Education. Thank you for voting!

BH-BL senior puts a charge in his future at Capital Region BOCES

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School senior Dane Fendrick is putting a charge in his future at Capital Region BOCES. Fendrick is scheduled to graduate from the Electrical Trades program in June and hopes to take the skills he learned at BOCES to work for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). “I like electrical work …

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, June 15

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Athletic Association hosts the Class of 2024 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to honor individuals who have made contributions to the BH-BL Athletic Program. This year’s inductees include (athletes) Nicole Beardsley, Morgan (Burchardt) Farnan, Tim Horan, Adam McGuire and Emily (Ostrom) Meyers; (coach) Karen Layton; (community member) Bill York; (legacy) Gino …

Calendar Update: No school, May 23

Please mark your calendars to reflect that Thursday, May 23, 2024 will be a day off from school. Currently, BH-BL has not used any snow/emergency closure days in the 2023-24 school year. Therefore,  Thursday, May 23 will be the day identified as the “Contingency Day” and school will be closed that day, extending the Memorial …

Red Means STOP: School Bus Safety Reminders

BH-BL students and bus drivers will be participating in school bus safety drills on Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28. Additionally, in the month of April, capital region law enforcement agencies will be participating in Operation Safe Stop which is a program that seeks to promote school bus safety through education and enforcement efforts. …