Oct. 1 Board meeting to be held at 7:30 pm

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Oct. 1 regular meeting of the BH-BL Board of Education meeting will begin a 7:30 p.m.

BH-BL Students Accepted into NYSSMA Conference All-State

Congratulations 🎉👏to BH-BL student musicians 🎼🎹🥁🎷🎺 accepted into NYSSMA Conference All-State. Way to go Blake Zardezed, Treble Chorus (2nd year!); Cedric Sirianni, Symphonic Band (& Jazz Band Alternate); Will Ziegler, Symphonic Band; and Erich Brucker, Alternate on Viola. #GreatDay2BeASpartan

Student Lifeguards Needed

Student lifeguards are NEEDED for morning lap swim at BH-BL High School. Lap swim is held Monday through Friday, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. (Fall session runs from Sept. 23 to Dec. 20.) Interested students must be lifeguard certified. Pay is $11.10 per hour. Please contact Community Swim Director Stephanie Gellatly at sgellatly@bscsd.org as soon as …

CHES Student Rocks News Channel 13

Congratulations to Joey Plantz, a Charlton Heights Elementary School student, for sharing his musical talent 🎼🎸on the news for all to see and hear! Embedded News Channel 13 video of a Charlton Heights student performing on this electric guitar

Changes to STAR Program may impact residents for the 2019-2020 school year

There were some significant changes made to the STAR program in the state’s 2019-2020 budget. In many cases, these changes resulted in a reduced STAR benefit for BH-BL residents or a change in the way those benefits were received. This change has caused some confusion with year-to-year changes in residents’ final school tax bills. For …

School Calendars in Mailboxes by Aug. 22

The 2019-20 school calendars have been mailed to all residents. Inserted in each calendar is also the fall 2019 Continuing Education brochure. If you have not received a calendar by Thursday, Aug. 22 please contact Communications Specialist Tara Mitchell or stop by any one of the schools to pick up a copy.

Collins Named Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction

As the 2018-19 school year wrapped up and the Board of Education recognized and thanked nearly two dozen retirees, the board also unanimously approved the appointment of David Collins as the next BH-BL Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Collins replaces long time educator and administrator Dr. Maryellen Symer who retired at the end of …

Building Our 2nd Century II capital project work begins this summer

School leaders are excited to begin the Building Our 2nd Century II construction project that was approved by voters in October 2018. Among other things, this project includes the addition of a secure entrance at the middle school, districtwide classroom upgrades, high school auditorium renovations, a new transportation facility, and roof repairs. The work is …