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District NEWS

October 24, 2016

HS Principal Brunson received Distinguished Administrator Award

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School Principal Tim Brunson was recently presented with the Sister Rose Aquin Caimano Distinguished Administrator Award by the ...[MORE]

October 24, 2016

BH-BL vocalists accepted into Captial District Youth Chorale

Congratulations to BH-BL vocalists Katherine Ziegler (O'Rourke Middle School) and Abigail Harper (Stevens Elementary School) for being selected as the newest members of the prestigious Capital District Youth Chorale. [MORE]

October 24, 2016

New water testing results at BH-BL

10 water sources identified at three schools

Like many school districts around the region, BH-BL’s test results show elevated levels of lead in a few water outlets. At this time, we have results from all three elementary schools, and are awaiting results from the middle and high schools. [READ MORE]

Oct. 21, 2016

Mr. Mody or Mr. Pink?

It was a sea of pink today at BH-BL High School as students and staff showed their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Mr. Mody was...[READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO]

October 19, 2016


MS students win Sustainable Circuit Award at National Manufacturing Day for “The Buszer”

Last week eight middle school students and technology teacher Nick Morocco attended National Manufacturing Day at Global Foundries in Malta where they presented their Lego prototype at a competition against ...[READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO]

Occtober 18, 2016

MS PTA Craft Fair, Nov. 5

Do some holiday shopping or treat yourself to something from one of the 55+ crafters and artists who will be selling hand-crafted merchandise and gourmet food items at the O'Rourke Middle School PTA's 38th annual Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

October 14, 2016

Veterans' Day Ceremony, Nov. 10

Please join the BH-BL Student Government Organization and high school seniors for the annual Veterans' Day Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 9:15 a.m. at Freedom Circle located at the front of the high school. All veterans who are BH-BL residents are welcome to attend and join the students for breakfast after the ceremony. Veterans should RSVP to the Student Government Organization at If you know a veteran, please share this invite with him or her.

October 11, 2016

BH-BL HS named School of Distinction for 6 consecutive years

It's now official! Presenting at the Oct. 4 Board meeting was Kristen Jadin, a representative from the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), who congratulated BH-BL HS on being one of only ... [MORE]

October 11, 2016

NYSED is seeking public input on ELA & math standards until Nov. 14

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has released new draft P-12 English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards for public comment. Two committees comprised of more than 130 educators and parents reviewed every standard and recommended changing 60 percent of the ELA and 55 percent of the mathematics standards. NYSED is accepting public comments on the draft standards through November 4. Take a look at the standards and provide NYSED with your comments. [ELA]  [MATH]

June 29, 2016

Superintendent Offices now at O'Rourke Middle School

The Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, Registrar, Communications and Community Liaison offices have moved to temporary space at O'Rourke Middle School, 173 Lakehill Road. The new mailing address is BH-BL District Office, PO Box 1389, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. Phone extensions are the same. As part of the district's $34.2 million voter-approved renovations project, the district offices will be relocated to the high school in the 2017-18 school year.