2019-20 School Supply Lists

Get a jump start on school supplies for the 2019-20 school year. Achieve K-2 Program Mrs. Dunbar Kindergarten Mrs. Gregory Mrs. McCormack Mrs. Paolino First Grade Mrs. Bennice Mrs. D’Angelo Mrs. Lynch Second Grade Mrs. Craig Mrs. Saddlemire Ms. Wilson Third Grade Mrs. Vardaro & Mrs. Ruby Fourth Grade Mrs. Brophy Mrs. Guba & Mrs. …

New School Year Begins Sept. 5

We hope you had a nice summer! The 2019-20 school year begins on Thursday, Sept. 5 for students in grades 1-12. The first day of school for kindergarten students is Friday, Sept. 6. Classroom supply lists can be found on individual school homepages. Other important dates Freshmen Orientation, Sept. 4, from 7:45 to 11:50 a.m., …

Students Sing in American Young Voices Concert

Last month, 28 students from Stevens Elementary School Grade 5 Chorus sang 🎤🎼🎶in the American Young Voices Concert at the Times Union Center with more than 3,000 other students from local area school districts. Led by renowned conductor, Francisco Nunez, accompanied by a live band of accomplished musicians, and complemented with professional lighting and sound, …

2019 Summer Math Challenge

Let the Math Challenge begin! If your child is interested in participating in the 2019 Summer Math Challenge, please have them log into their respective school and appropriate grade. Have a great summer!  

Stevens gets a “Buddy Bench”

Buddy Bench at Stevens encourages friendships, inclusiveness Whether it’s the beginning, middle, or end of the school year some kids find that making friends can be a difficult task. But, it’s a task that BH-BL staff encourage and nurture year round by helping kids make connections and spread kindness. In fact, this desire for inclusivity …

Fourth graders present “Birth of a Nation” Living Museum

When visitors walked into the fourth-grade classrooms at Stevens Elementary School on Friday, May 17 they were instantly transported to back to 1775. It was a period when there was great unrest in the American colonies over the unfair treatment of the colonists by England’s King George III and Parliament. The Patriots were tired of …

Summer 2019 Camps

Looking for something for your kids to do this summer? Here are a few camps offered in the area. Spartan Youth Football Skills Camp A great way to get in shape for the season.  Coach Shell, his staff, and the high school football players will run drills and teach skills each night of camp. Monday, …

Stevens Students Set New Guinness World Record in Speed Stacking

Speed and concentration help 310 Stevens Elementary School students become part of setting a new Guinness World Record for speed stacking. Earlier in the school year, Stevens students along with students from more than 2,500 schools in more than 25 different countries participated in a record-setting challenge by speed stacking for 30 minutes (or more) …

Stevens Students Create Mosaic “Masterpiece” Out of Rubik’s Cubes

Library time isn’t only about helping kids find the right book to nurture their love of learning and reading. Library lessons are also about exploring new things, working together as a team, and making some really cool discoveries. That’s exactly what third grade students at Stevens Elementary School did recently with Library Media Specialist Heidi …

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 …