Reed Winner of Capital Region Prism Invasive Species Poster Contest

Congratulations to BH-BL HS art students Catherine Reed, winner of the Capital Region Prism Invasive Species Poster Contest, and Samuel Leone whose poster artwork took second place. The poster contest was open to high school students from 11 NY state counties. Second Place Poster    

Instrumental Music Registration

Is your child interested in playing a musical instrument next school year? A virtual instrumental introduction meeting was held recently but in case you missed it, you can watch it here: https://youtu.be/amoLnSp1Oms If you are ready to sign up, pleases complete the following online registration form: https://tinyurl.com/vpv6ncbt AFTER you receive the instrument selection letter in …

BH-BL’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition for the 9th Year in a Row

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. Nationwide in 2021, 686 …

Board Supports Suburban Council Music Reopening Plan

At its March 10 meeting, the BH-BL Board of Education unanimously supported the Suburban Council Music Reopening Plan. The plan includes revisions to the previously thought “best practices” based on the finding of a 10-month long study conducted by an international coalition of performing arts organizations The study took a deep dive into the significant …

Students’ Work to Appear in HS Regional Art Exhibition, March 25-April 16

Congratulations are in order for high school student artists Mia Belanger, Grace Overholt, and Catie Reed (2 pieces) for having their artwork selected by jurors to be included in the highly competitive and prestigious HS Regional Art Exhibition. Their work will be at The Albany Center Art Gallery from March 25 to April 16.  The …

Student Artists’ Work to Appear in Festival of Young Artists March 31

Congratulations to two BH-BL student artists whose incredible artwork was selected to be in the annual Adirondack Trust Company Festival of Young Artists. Representing the festival theme, “Metamorphosis,” Carlianna Ewing’s artwork “Wings of Change” and Catherine Reed’s piece “Rusty” will be on virtual display on March 31 via Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s link www.spacfoya.org. A …

Grade 4 Instrumental Recruitment Night Postponed to June 7

The Grade 4 Instrument Recruitment Night that was scheduled for December 9, has been postponed until June 7, 2021. We will be going through the Instrument sign-up process at the end of this school year and starting your students in September, 2021 along with next year’s fourth graders.  Your students will move faster than their …