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Oct 20, 2017
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Announcements & News


Annual Food Drive - Oct. 23 through Nov. 14

Just a reminder that the food drive will be running from Oct. 23 through Nov. 14.  Please bring all nonperishable food donations to your homeroom bin.  The homeroom with the most cans will win a free breakfast.

Yearbook pictures, Oct. 25 and Oct. 26

Yearbook pictures will be taken on Wednesday, Oct. 25 and Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Spartan LGI Center from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Please come down during any of your free time, (lunch, study hall or before/after school).  Seniors must come down to take their free, required photo ID!

Coffee House Open Mic, Oct. 26

LeFont and Tri M will have their first Coffee House Open Mic on Thursday, Oct. 26.  The event is free and all are welcome to attend.  Join the group in the Spartan Center (former Red Room) from 6:30 until 9 p.m. and bring a friend.

Class of 2020 Wreath sale, deadline Oct. 26

The Class of 2020 will be selling Christmas wreath!  Flyers will be passed out in homeroom.

Reflections Contest entries deadline, Nov. 3

This years Reflection theme is "Within Reach". Students in grades 9-12 can submit theme based entries in six art areas: literature, musical composition, photography, visual arts, dance choreography and film production.  Entries are due by Friday, Nov. 3 in the High School main office.  Copies of the official entry form, along with the program rules can be found in the main office or visit

Class of 2018 Yankee Candle orders, deadline Nov. 1

Seniors - Collect your $100! Submit a Yankee Candle order of $100 or more by Nov. 1st to Ms. Scannell and have your name entered into the $100 Visa gift card drawing.  See Ms. Scannell in Room 133 for questions or if you need another order form or packet.

Class of 2021 Charleston Wrap fundraiser, deadline Nov. 3

The deadline is Nov. 3 for order forms and Nov. 9 for online orders.  See Ms. Gorr or Mrs. Stein with any questions.

Mindful Mondays

Feeling stressed? Anxious? Tired? Not sleeping well? Unable to concentrate? Come to "Mindfulness Mondays' from 7:15 until 7:30 a.m. in Room 252B.  Any questions, see Ms. Litynski or Ms. Cousins.

Class of 2020 Donut sale, every Friday

The Class of 2020 will be selling cider donuts during homeroom behind the library on Fridays. Donuts are $1.

Are you looking for a job?

Are you between 14 and 21?  Stop and see Mrs. Szablewski the Job Assistant Coordinator on Thursdays during AAP in Room 201 or email her at


Athletic News

Winter Sports yellow clearance form

Anyone planning on participating in a winter sport must see the school nurse to receive a yellow sports clearance form before the first day of tryouts/practice.  See the nurse even if you played a fall sport.  If you need an updated physical, the School Doctor will be offering free sports physicals during the school day at the High School and Middle School on Wednesday, Oct. 25.  Sign up in the Nurse's office.

Lifeguards needed

BH-BL needs certified Lifeguard staff for swim lessons on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m.   If any students are interested in being a lifeguard for the pool or need community service hours, please contact the Athletic Office or


Club News

FBLA meeting, Oct. 19

FBLA will hold a meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19 during AAP in Room 205.

Class of 2018 Officers meeting, Oct. 24

The Class of 2018 Officers will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 24 during AAP in Room 234.

Science Club meeting to make SLIME, Oct. 25

Science Club will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 25 during AAP in Room S24 to make SLIME.

PRIDE Club meeting, Nov. 7

PRIDE will hold meetings on Tuesday, Oct. 17 & Nov. 7 during AAP in Room 234.


Counseling Center News

Attention Juniors & Seniors: The following representatives will be at BH-BL this week:

Thursday, Oct. 19 - 10 a.m.

Iona College

Thursday, Oct. 19 - Lunchtime

U.S. Marine Corps (no pass needed)

Interested students should see the counseling center for a pass.

Attention Seniors: The following colleges will host Instant Admissions Days here at BH-BL

Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. - Hudson Valley Community College

Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. - Schenectady County Community College

Instant Admissions Day provides students the opportunity to apply for free, be evaluated by an admission counselor and admitted without making any commitment until May.  Interested students need to sign up in advance for their appointments and will receive an application to complete.  Please see the counseling center with any questions and to reserve an appointment.

Senior College Applications

Need help getting your college applications done? College application help sessions are being held during lunches on Mondays and Fridays throughout October and November.  This is a great way to get those college applications done and have your questions answered along the way with a guidance counselor nearby.  Please sign up in advance in the counseling center.

The Belanger School of Nursing, Nov. 21

The Belanger School of Nursing is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.  Learn about the admissions process, the nursing profession and programs, meet faculty and students, and tour the state-of-the-art facility.  For more information visit or call (518) 831-8810.




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