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March 22, 2017

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BH-BL Follies, March 31 and April 1

The 2017 Follies are here! Join us on Friday or Saturday, March 31 and April 1 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium for the district's annual community talent show featuring BH-BL students of all ages. Tickets are $5 each and will be sold at the door. Entry is free for children under 5 years of age All proceeds benefit BH-BL's Arts in Education program. We hope to see you there.

March 22, 2017

BH-BL Teachers' Association annual garage sale, April 8

Join the BH-BL Teachers' Association for its 6th annual garage sale on Saturday, April 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Admission is free, but early birds are welcome at 8 a.m. for a $5 entry fee. All proceeds will benefit the BH-BL TA Scholarship Fund. Items for sale include furniture, electronics, home goods, toys, books, tools, clothing and more!

March 22, 2017

Camp Invention at BH-BL, July 10-14

Sign up before May 1 for a discount

You might not be ready to think about summer camps but now is the time to sign up so you don't miss out. Camp Invention is coming to O'Rourke Middle School from July 10 to 14. [DETAILS & SIGN UP LINK]

March 13, 2017

Order a yearbook today!

The 2016-17 OMS yearbooks are selling quickly. In fact, they are almost sold out! Make sure you get copy by going online to order one today. Each yearbook is $33. [ORDER ONLINE]

March 10, 2017

OMS students holding ribbons and trophies

O'Rourke Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team takes first place

Students to compete in NYS tournament in April

Congratulations to the O’Rourke Middle School Odyssey of the Mind (OM) team for earning first place at the OM regional tournament. [FULL STORY]

March 3, 2017

OMS PTA positions open for 2017-18 school year

One of the things that makes OMS activities and events so great is the PTA. If you are interested in making a difference and playing an integral role in creating memories for students, please consider signing up for the OMS PTA. The following positions are open for the 2017-18 school year: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Reflections, Odyssey of the Mind, Audit Committee, Bulletin Board, Magazine Drive and Marque Board. Please contact Colleen Grabb at for more information.

February 15, 2017

Requests for 8th grade student photos

The PTA is collecting photos of 8th grade students for a photo montage for the 8th grade class dance in June. [MORE INFORMATION]

February 8, 2017

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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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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