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April 24, 2015

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Summer Rec registration April 29 and May 6

Don't let your children miss out on summer fun. Join Summer Rec to introduce your children to swimming lessons, arts & crafts, sports and more. BH-BL 2015 Summer Rec program registration will be held on Wednesday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the BH-BL HS cafeteria, 88 Lakehill Road. [MORE INFORMATION]

April 24, 2015

Board approves 2015-16 school calendar

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]

April 22, 2015

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Board adopts 2015-16 budget proposal

After several months of planning, the BH-BL Board of Education adopted a proposed budget for the 2015-16 school year Tuesday night. The public vote is Tuesday, May 19 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the high school gym. The proposed budget is $62.7 million and carries a tax levy increase of 2.68 percent and an estimated tax rate increase of 1.76 percent. Check your mail and the district website for upcoming budget publications and information.

April 22, 2015

Meet-the-Candidates Night, May 12

This year at the polls, voters can elect two candidates to the board. Two incumbents are running unopposed. Learn more about the candidates--Jennifer Bradt and James Maughan--at the Meet-the-Candidates Night on Tuesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the middle school cafetorium. If you are unable to attend in person, the event will be broadcast online. A link will be available on the website 10 minutes before event begins. Please note: Due to a scheduling conflict, the Meet-the-Candidates Night was moved to May 12. Please update your calendar.

April 21, 2015

YMCA recognizes 14 outstanding BH-BL students

In early April, the Capital District YMCA sponsored an awards recognition breakfast to honor 14 BH-BL students. [MORE]

April 13, 2015

2015-16 Nearly Complete Budget Forum, April 14

School leaders and the board hosted the final 2015-16 budget forum on Tuesday, April 14, where they presented the nearly complete budget proposal, which included the proposed tax levy increase of 2.68%, the estimated tax rate increase of 1.76% and details of what's included in the budget proposal. If you were unable to attend in person a recording of the presentation is available. [FORUM RECORDING]   [POWERPOINT PDF]

March 27, 2015


PACE students write their own Dr. Seuss books

Oh! The Places They'll Go!

BH-BL's grade 5 PACE (Program for Achieving Children's Excellence) students finished their unit on Dr. Seuss where they examined how to ... [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]

March 24, 2015

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BH-BL students earn awards at annual Science & Engineering Fair

Several BH-BL students earned awards this past weekend at the 25th Annual Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair. Congratulations to... [READ MORE]

March 23, 2015

BH-BL Board of Education, BH-BL Teachers' Association and BH-BL District Administration release joint statement

On Monday, March 23, a joint statement that addresses state budget negotiations, teacher evaluations and standardized testing was released by the BH-BL Board of Education, the Teachers' Association and district administration. [READ JOINT STATEMENT]

March 20, 2015

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Career Fair at middle school introduces students to future possibilities

On Thursday, March 19, BH-BL eighth-grade students attended the school's annual Career Fair where more than 25 local community members and parents, representing a variety of careers, gave presentations about their career fields and the education behind it. [READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]

March 20, 2015

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TWEET...BH-BL is now on Twitter

That's right, BH-BL has moved into the twittersphere! 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 our High School Principal Tim Brunson and our Athletic Director Joe Scalise who tweets athletic news! Follow them at @BhblHSPrincipal and at @BHBLAthletics.

January 27, 2015

Friday Family Fun Nights at the Pool

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]

January 15, 2015

BH-BL bus drivers wanted


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.


Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
Central School District

50 Cypress Drive

Glenville, NY 12302

Superintendent Patrick McGrath

(518) 399-9141 ext. 85002

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