Including architects' drawings, newsletter & list of all projects
It's Memorial Day weekend, which means there is no school on Friday, May 22 and Monday, May 25. Classes resume on Tuesday, May 26. Enjoy the long weekend.
Due to a planned power outage, all BH-BL buildings will be without phone and internet service beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 22. The outage will likely last all day. If you must reach someone in the buildings, please use the emergency lines. [EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS] Please keep in mind, there is no school on Friday and therefore staffing will be limited in the buildings.
On Tuesday, May 19 BH-BL residents approved the 2015-16 school budget by a vote of 1182 to 456 with a margin of 72 percent. They also approved the bus purchase proposition by a vote of 1265 to 374 and proposition 3 (appointment of an ex officio student member to the board) by a vote of 1205 to 424. Residents also re-elected incumbents Jennifer Bradt (1281) and James Maughan (1139) to the board for three-year terms. There were also 156 write-in votes. Thank you for voting!
BH-BL will be turning 100 next school year! It’s quite an accomplishment to be able to celebrate 100 years of academic excellence and progression, and as such BH-BL has big plans! On Saturday, Oct. 10... [READ MORE]
The Centennial Committee is producing and selling a commemorative album to highlight “100 Memories of BH-BL.” To include the community, the committee is asking residents to share their memories, photos, old news clippings, etc. of BH-BL to help build the album. [HOW TO SUBMIT] Additionally, various donation levels to help support the printing cost are available. All donors’ names (individuals and/or businesses) will be printed in the album. [LEARN MORE]
It was a nostalgic day for BH-BL seniors who were invited back to their elementary schools to visit with former teachers and have breakfast with staff. [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]
If you were unable to attend the Meet-the-Candidates Night, you can watch the recording to learn more about the two incumbents who are running unopposed--Jennifer Bradt and James Maughan. [VIDEO RECORDING]
Congratulations to the following Spartans--Robert Acunto, Ken Little, Danielle Stein, Bobby Brown, Tom Huerter, TJ Wright, David Watson, Francis Stevens, James Mullen, Stanley Garrison, Coach Mary Beaudoin Mooney and the athletes on the 1996 Boys Cross Country team and the 1982 Girls 4x800 Relay (both state champions!)--who will be inducted as members of the 2015 Class of BH-BL Athletic Hall of Fame at the June 13 induction ceremony. [READ MORE]
That's right, BH-BL has moved into the twitter sphere! You can now follow us to learn what's happening at BH-BL. Our handle is @BHBLSchools. We'll use this space to keep you informed of district and school news. We'll even retweet posts from High School Principal Tim Brunson, Athletic Director Joe Scalise and O'Rourke Middle School Principal Colleen Wolff. Follow them at @BhblHSPrincipal, @BHBLAthletics and @ORourkeMS.
The 2015 Summer Forum registration is open! Parents have until Thursday, May 28 to sign their child up for one or two of the courses being offered. Summer Forum is open to children who will be entering grades K-6 next school year. It will be held at Charlton Heights Elementary School weekdays 8:30 a.m. to noon beginning June 30 and ending July 24. Detailed information is included in the Summer Forum brochure.
The BH-BL Fine Arts Department is offering summer music instruction from July 7 through July 31. This program is recommended for students of all ages and abilities who enjoy playing and have a desire to improve their musical skills. The registration deadline is June 12. [PROGRAM & REGISTRATION FORM]
At its Tuesday night meeting, the board approved the 2015-16 school calendar. A full-size district calendar will be mailed to residents in late August. In the meantime, please refer to the one-page calendar for important school dates and vacations. [ONE-PAGE CALENDAR]
In early April, the Capital District YMCA sponsored an awards recognition breakfast to honor 14 BH-BL students. [MORE]
We've got the cure for wintertime blues: Family Fun Nights! Join us on Fridays, Jan. 30, Feb. 27, March 27, April 24 and May 15 for a night of fun in the high school pool from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Aquatic toys and games will be available to make your family swim night super fun. The cost is $2 per person. Lifeguards will be on duty. [FLYER]
Are you looking to earn some money AND still have your summers and school vacations off? We've got the perfect job for you. Stop by the BH-BL Transportation Office or call Rich Hewlett at 399-9141, ext. 83525 to learn more about how YOU can become a bus driver at BH-BL.