BH-BL Residents Pass Budget, Elect Longtin & Mitchell to Board

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, BH-BL residents approved the 2022-23 school budget of $76,634,726 with 2,173 yes votes and 794 no votes, and a passing margin of nearly 73 percent. Residents also elected incumbent Jennifer Longtin to her fourth term and David Mitchell to his first term on the board of education. They received the …

REVISED June 2022 School Calendar

The June 2022 BH-BL school calendar has been revised to include additional half days during the last week of school and a change of other event days. Please replace the revised June 2022 calendar with the version that is printed in the full districtwide calendar. Click here to Download the Revised June 2022 Calendar  

Learn more about school budget vote, May 17

Don’t forget to vote! Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the BH-BL High School gym, 88 Lakehill Road. Budget at-a-Glance Proposed Budget: $76,634,726 Estimated Tax Rate Increase: 1.82% Tax Levy Increase: 2.50% Budget-to-Budget Increase: 5.63% or 3.84% without transfer [Print-Friendly 2022-23 Budget Newsletter] 2022-23 Budget proposal focused on sustaining, restoring and …

PACE Nominations Due May 20

BH-BL provides advanced programming opportunities for high-ability students in grades 6 through 8 PACE (Programs for Achieving Children’s Excellence) is a comprehensive, rigorous, and articulated series of programs designed to challenge and meet the needs of high-ability students. Students who qualify and participate in the PACE program are expected to have an exemplary work ethic …

Continuing Education Survey

Your feedback is important to the program We want to hear from you! As we continue to restart our Continuing Ed program post-COVID, we would like to know what type of courses you would like to see offered at BH-BL. Please take a moment to fill out this online survey and share your thoughts regarding …

FINAL Parent University Webinar May 19

BH-BL’s Parent University Series This year the district has partnered with Building Better Futures founder Dr. Jennifer Bashant to bring families one-hour, monthly webinars focused around parents as partners. To register for the webinars listed below, please email kristen@buildingbetterfuturesllc.com to ask for the zoom link and password. Even if you are unable to attend live, …

BH-BL Named Among 2022 “Best Communities for Music Education”

For the 10th consecutive year, the NAMM Foundation has recognized BH-BL for its outstanding efforts of teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who are making music part of a well-rounded education for every child in their communities. BH-BL has been named among the 2022 Best Communities for Music Education.

School Bus Safety Reminders

BH-BL students and bus drivers will be participating in school bus safety drills on April 6 and 7. Also 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. As such, BH-BL’s …

Congratulations to the 2022 Founder’s Day Award Recipients

On March 24, BH-BL celebrated Founder’s Day 2022 with a dinner and award ceremony. At the annual event, BH-BL recognizes outstanding PTA members and staff who are chosen for this award because of their complete commitment to BH-BL through years of service and notable dedication that goes above and beyond the usual needs of BH-BL …

Lincoln’s Love of Mustard Draws Nationwide Attention

Do you remember the story about Stevens Elementary School fifth grader Lincoln Barclay whose campaign for Student Council focused on bringing mustard back to the cafeteria? (You can view the “For the Love of Mustard” story here.) It turns out that story grew legs. It caught the attention of the curator at the National Mustard …