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June 23, 2017

Last day of School--have a great summer!

School's out for summer! It was another successful school year at BH-BL. We hope you have a wonderful summer. We'll see you in September.

June 13, 2017

BH Youth Soccer Camp, July 10-13

Sign up today for the Burnt Hills Soccer Camp that runs from July 10 to July 13 and is open to children ages 3 to 14. Camp will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Indian Meadows Town Park (soccer field) and costs $95. [REGISTRATION FORM]

MS Girls on the Run lined up for picture
June 6, 2017

MS students participate in Girls on the Run 5k

Hard work paid off for several middle school female students who spent 10 weeks practicing to run a 5k at SUNY Albany. They worked...[MORE]

REPOSTED June 6, 2017

2017 final exam schedule

To help parents and students stay on track with all of the end-of-the-year activities, here is the June 2017 exam schedue. [SCHEDULE]

REPOSTED June 6, 2017

Grade 8 Class Night, June 16

Events and Awards Ceremony information

Planning is well underway for an exciting line up of classwide events to celebrate the Class of 2021 and the culmination of their middle school experience. Please read about the details for each event...[READ MORE]

May 26, 2017

OMS band performs peer's original composition

Did you know that BH-BL has its very own composer? His name is Owen Bechtel and he is a student at O'Rourke Middle School. Yes, you read that correctly--he's only in 7th grade and he wrote his own piece entitled "Storm on the River" that his peers performed and he conducted at their spring concert this past week. If you missed it take a couple minutes to watch this video. You'll be impressed--we know we are. Way to go Owen!

May 26, 2017

Youth Field Hockey Summer Camp

July 9-12, sign up today!

Is your child interested in learning to play field hockey? Students entering grades 2 through 8 can learn how to play field hockey at the youth summer camp from July 9 to 12 at O'Rourke Middle School from  4 to 6 p.m. Learn more and sign up at (select BH Camps/Clinics). [FLYER]

May 26, 2017

2017 Spartan Strength & Conditioning Camp

Three weeks available to students entering grades 3 through 12

Spartan Strength & Conditioning Camp is designed for students who are interested in improving their speed, strength, agility, and flexibility...[MORE]

May 26, 2017

Spartan Youth Track & Field Club Summer Camp

Students in grades 3-7 sign up today

Spartan Youth Track & Field Club is designed for students who want to explore Track & Field, different events offered, and learn how to ...[READ MORE]

May 3, 2015

A letter to O'Rourke Middle School Parents

Providing our students necessary and appropriate social and emotional support is a priority within the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District, which is why this letter is intended to make you aware of a controversial series on Netflix entitled “13 Reasons Why” that is trending amongst our students. [READ LETTER]

Counseling Center introduces Naviance

Naviance is a K-12 college and career readiness program that helps schools align student strengths and interests to post-secondary goals, and connects learning to life.  Guidance Counselors will be introducing students to Naviance over the next few months. [LEARN MORE]


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Parent Today subscribers are learning how to navigate financial aid forms, focus seniors on the graduation endgame, and make science and math fun for younger students through the Great Backyard Bird Count. You can sign up for this free e-newsletter and website. [MORE]


Richard H. O'Rourke
Middle School

173 Lakehill Road

Burnt Hills, NY 12027

Principal Colleen Wolff

(518) 399-9141 ext. 84000

(518) 384-2588 fax

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