All BH-BL schools are closed Wednesday, Nov. 22 to Friday, Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving recess. Classes resume Monday, Nov. 27.
Congratulations to BH-BL High School musicians Jessica Landry, Anna LeClair, Rory Lesperance, Mark Piotrowski, Cedric Sirianni, and Nathan Slisher for being selected to participate in the Area All-State Music Festival on Saturday, Nov. 18. Based upon NYSSMA Solo scores, students from 50 area school districts were chosen for the opportunity to rehearse together and learn from prestigious guest conductors in a Jazz Band, Chorus, Concert Band, and Symphony Orchestra. Way to go, Spartans!
The 8th annual Brave Will Varsity Hockey Game is Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the SCRF rink. This year, in addition to a great game, a Christmas tree will be set up in the lobby. Spectators are being asked to bring an ornament to place on the tree. The fully decorated tree will be donated to the Brave Will Room at Albany Medical Center. Ornaments can be handmade or purchased. Even a card with a positive message for the kids can be placed on the tree.
This year's contest theme was "Within Reach" and the winners who advance to the regional level and the honorable mentions are...[READ MORE]
The fall athletic season at BH-BL has resulted in lots of titles for our student athletes who worked hard both on and off the field this season. Congratulations to the Varsity Field Hockey team for earning the regional and state-semifinalist championships; the tennis team for taking the sectional championship title; the Varsity Boys Cross Country team for clinching the state title (again!); the Varsity Girls Cross Country team for its sectional championship title and taking sixth place in the state championship; the Varsity Boys & Girls Volleyball teams for being named sectional & regional champions and advancing to the Class A state semifinals; and the Varsity Football team that advanced to the state Semifinals. Way to go, Spartans!
The BH-BL High School PTSA was recognized for gaining the most members in its PTSA during the Northeastern Region PTA Membership Drive. "The parent involvement in our district is really impressive and I was so touched to see other BH-BL schools on the list (Stevens and Charlton Heights)," said the BH-BL HS PTSA President Illyssa Roberts. If you are interested in getting involved, please join the PTSA--new members are always welcome.
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