2019-20 School Budget Vote Passes

Residents Approve 2019-20 School Budget On Tuesday, May 21 residents approved the 2019-20 school budget proposal of $69,548,408 with 1,173 yes votes and 420 no votes, and a passing margin of nearly 74 percent. The Board of Education election results are Patrick Ziegler with 969 votes, Jennifer Longtin with 955 votes, and Lee-Ann Mertzlufft with …

First Graders are PARP Winners

It’s a đź“š frenzy at Pashley Elementary School! Congratulations 🎉👏 to Mrs. Hyland’s first grade students for reading the MOST minutes during the school’s Parents As Reading Partners program! The class also raised the most for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region. For all their hard work and dedication, the students were …

Parent University for Parents of English Language Learners, June 1

Keeping Our Children Successful Strengthening the home-school connection for parents of elementary-aged English Language Learners. On Saturday, June 1 at 10 a.m. in the O’Rourke Middle School Library, please join Mrs. Salasoo and Mrs. Velasco for a Parent University aimed at parents of children who are English Language Learners (ELL) This Parent University event is …

Creative Writers Read Winning Stories at Bookstore

Creative Writers Read Winning Stories at Bookstore On Sunday, May 5, BH-BL students, Elizabeth (Stevens Elementary School), Emmy (Pashley Elementary School) and Caroline (Stevens Elementary School), spent the morning reading their winning creative writing pieces at the Open Door Bookstore on Jay Street in Schenectady. The bookstore holds an annual children’s creative writing contest then …

Kindergartner Reads 1001 Books

Congratulations to Pashley Polar Bear Rory Darling, who is in Mrs. Gilgallon’s kindergarten class, and just finished reading book one-thousand-and-one as part of the 1,001 Book Club. Rory was also a 2018 Summer Reading Champion. Way to go, Rory! #PolarBearPride  | #GreatDay2BeASpartan

Summer Reading Requirements for Incoming 6th graders

Summer Reading Requirements for Incoming 6th graders All sixth-grade students will be required to independently choose and then read books at home, during a study hall, and/or during class as part of their sixth-grade Readers Workshop (RW) goal.  Below is part of the grading rubric that students will learn more about when they meet their …

K-6 Summer Forum Registration Due, May 17

Summer Forum 2019 What is Summer Forum? Summer Forum is a program that provides  children of all ability levels with enriching, hands-on experiences they will enjoy as they learn and explore.  This is not a program of acceleration; rather it is one that broadens children’s experiences and expands their knowledge and capabilities. This summer will …

Summer Rec Registration is Open

Summer Rec 2019 Information & Registration This year the Summer Rec program will be held at Charlton Heights Elementary School from July 1 to 26, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p. m.(Early drop off is available.) Fee: $385.00 ($50 discount for each additional child) REGISTER TODAY at  bit.ly/BHBLsummerrec Questions? Contact Summer Recreation Director Andrew …

BH-BL Celebrates another successful year of FIRST Robotics

BH-BL Celebrates another successful year of FIRST Robotics In early February, BH-BL students and parents came together to celebrate another successful year of FIRST robotics programming at the first-ever, end-of-the-year FIRST Robotics banquet. Students from the district’s Junior Lego League (Grades K-4), FIRST Lego League (Grades 4-8) and FIRST Tech Challenge teams (Grades 8-12) celebrated …

Fourth-grade students get “slimed” during the high school’s annual Science Demo Day

Fourth-grade students get “slimed” during the high school’s annual Science Demo Day Gooey slime, glow-in-the-dark bubbles, DIY Lava Lamps, and Boo Bubbles were just a few of the experiments fourth grade students were introduced to last week during the high school’s annual Science Demo Day. Students from all three elementary schools visited the high school’s …