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Feb 21, 2017
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Announcements & News


Congratulations BH-BL art students

The following students artwork has been selected for the Capital Area Art Supervisors Art in Three Dimension 2017 show which will run from Feb. 27 thru Mar. 17.

Bryana Backus - Seahorse - Stoneware and Gouache

Gabby Basil - Tile - Stoneware and Glaze

Emilie Kilmartin - Rabbit - Stoneware and Gouache

Robert Speck - Balsa Construction - Balsa Wood, Acrylic, Glue

The Reception will be on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 6:30 until 8 p.m. (Presentation at 7 p.m.)

Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Sub-regional Symposium results

Congratulations to Evan Karl for placing third and Jonathan Sinopoli for placing second in their sessions at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Sub-regional Symposium.  Jon will now present a poster at the State level.

PTA Reflections Award Winners announced

The National PTA developed the Reflections program in 1969 to interest children, parents, teachers and communities in the arts.  This year's contest theme was "What's Your Story".  Students created a piece of artwork, took a photograph, or wrote a story about the theme.  Congratulations to the students from BH-BL High School whose work will be judged at the New York State Level after winning at the Regional Level:

Dance Choreography:  William Halm

Film Production:  Shannon Satterlee

Literature:  Veronica Fulgieri

Photography:  Darian Topolski

Visual Arts:  Sydney Oliver

Attention all Recyclers:

Please avoid recycling bottles and cans that contain liquid.  Your bottle or can should be empty before you place it in a blue recycling bin.  Green Club appreciates your recycling efforts!

Lord of the Rings Nerd Club coloring contest, deadline Feb. 17

The Lord of the Rings Nerd Club coloring contest has begun!  The deadline is Feb. 17.  Please see Mr. Mosall in Room 238 for more details.

Looking for volunteer hours during winter break? - Feb. 21 thru Feb. 24

Winter Break Camp at Community Human Services is looking for teen volunteers to assist with their Community Heroes Camp from 8:45 a.m. until Noon on Feb. 21 thru Feb. 24 for children ages 6-10.  Call 399-4624 for more information.

Lifeguard-Certification course offered, Week of Feb. 21

A Lifeguard-Certification course is being offered at the Glenville & Southern Saratoga (Clifton Park) YMCA during February winter recess.  Call Glenville 399-8118 or SSYMCA 371-2139 for more information.

BH-BL Friends of Music Mini-Grant, deadline - Feb. 28

The BH-BL Friends of Music offers a Mini-Grant program.  Students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance for the purchase of music instruments, equipment, and supplies, private lessons on a band or orchestra instrument, and summer music camp tuition.  See a music teacher for an application.  The application deadline is Feb. 28.

Spring Sports, yellow sports clearance - School Doctor is in on Mar. 1

Anyone who is planning to participate in a spring sport must see their school nurse to receive a yellow sports clearance form before the first day of tryouts/practice.  See the school nurse even if you played a winter or fall sport.  If you need an updated physical, the school doctor will be offering free sports physicals during the day at the High School and Middle School on Wednesday, Mar. 1 - sign up in the nurse's office.

Dodgeball Tournament, Feb. 28 thru Mar. 2

The Dodgeball Tournament is from Tuesday, Feb. 28 thru Mar. 2 during AAP in the gym.  See Mr. Bucci or Mrs. Summersell for a signup sheet.  Team entries are due on Feb. 16 including the $5 per person.  There is a mandatory captains meeting on Feb. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the gym before the game begins.

Class of 2020 fundraiser, deadline - Mar. 3

The Class of 2020 fundraiser is underway.  Please help the class by selling Krause's candy to your family and friends.  All completed packets and payments are due by Friday, Mar. 3 to Mrs. Austro in Room 109 or Mrs. Grassmann in Room 111.

Attention French Exchange participants, mandatory meeting, Mar. 7

All participants in the French Exchange should check their school email for some important deadlines and information from Madame Noll.  There is a required student meeting during AAP on Mar. 7.

Only 120 Yearbooks left!

Only 120 yearbooks left! Order yours online for $70 at Once they sell out you can't get one!

Are you looking for a job?

Are you between the ages of 14-21 years old?  If so, stop by and see the Job Match Coordinator, Mrs. Szablewski in Room 201 during AAP on Thursdays to find out how you can find a job or email her at


Athletic News

Fitness Center open

The high school fitness center will be open for students on Mondays and Fridays from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. and on Wednesday's from 3:30 until 5 p.m.


Club News

Art Club members, permission forms needed by Feb. 17

Please pick up your NYC field trip permission form from Mrs. Layden or Mrs. Corrigan by Friday, Feb. 17.

Masterminds meeting, Mar. 2

There will be a meeting for all Masterminds participants on Thursday, Mar. 2 during AAP in Room 136.  Please make every effort to attend to prepare for the important upcoming match at Albany High School.

Ski Club t-shirts are in!

Ski Club t-shirts are in!  Please pick them up in Room S11.


Counseling Center News

Attention Sophomores

If you are interested in attending a Votec program next year, please be sure to see your counselor ASAP for more information.

Volunteer Opportunity

Interested students should seek contact information from the Volunteer Board in the Counseling Center regarding a volunteer opportunity for a student with solid writing skills to serve on a community based newsletter in Charlton.

PSAT Scores

Students who took the PSAT test are receiving their scores and booklets in homeroom on Friday, Dec. 23.  Please read through the information carefully so you understand what the scores mean and can access opportunities to improve your scores.  Students can see their school counselor after the break for further explanation if needed.  Reminder that students do have free prep through Khan Academy as well as through Naviance.


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