Join BH-BL Parent University and Dr. Randy Cale on Monday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the O'Rourke Middle School library where parents will learn strategies to put an end to the struggles and battles over turning off their children's phones, tablets, computers, and video games. [LEARN MORE]
Have you been meaning to get together with your friends or family but just can't seem to find the time? Gather your group and let BH-BL do the cooking for you. Join us for a Community Dinner, Thursday, May 3 at BH-BL High School, 88 Lakehill Rd. Tickets can be purchased at any BH-BL school or Mail n' More, Rt. 50, Burnt Hills. Tickets are $18/adult or $12/child or $50/family of four. [WHAT'S FOR DINNER?]
Are you ready to watch BH-BL students showcase their talents? Join us at the district's annual Follies on Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
Congratulations to the BH-BL student artists whose artwork will be on display at the 30th Annual Capital Region BOCES Art Show April 17 through May 18 [VIEW ARTWORK]
In a few weeks, the New York State grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and math assessments will be administered to students. Beginning this year, the number of assessment sessions will be reduced from three to two. Students will take the ELA exam on Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12. They will take the math exam Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday, May 2.
On Friday, June 1 at 4 p.m., BH-BL will dedicate the Stevens Library Media Center in honor of Mary Joan Egan, a librarian and administrator at BH-BL for more than 40 years. She retired in 1999 at the age of 80. The dedication committee is asking former students, colleagues, and community members to contribute photos, written memories, or other memorabilia to be shared at the dedication ceremony. If you have anything you wish to contribute please send it via email to Alison Cuyler at firstname.lastname@example.org or Heidi Brower at email@example.com by Tuesday, May 15. Please only send copies of items, not the originals.
New field trips, busing, swimming, team sports, weekly themes, games, contests, movies, and much more is what your children will experience at the new and improved Summer Rec Program which runs from June 26 to July 20 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (early drop off available!) at Charlton Heights Elementary School. Cost: $375 per child. Questions? Contact Summer Rec Director Andrew Haluska at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you looking for a summer camp that shows children that even the wildest and craziest ideas can become reality? At Camp Invention campers in grades K-6 will bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! [REGISTRATION INFORMATION]
It’s not too late to join in the savings with School Banking! Students earn a prize with every fifth deposit and up to $60 a year with CAPCom’s "Great Grades" and reading programs. Students can pick up an application from the School Banking volunteers on Friday morning in the cafeteria before classes start. School Banking questions should be directed to: Charisse Evers at email@example.com or Erin Knight at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your child is being picked up at dismissal or early during the day for an appointment, please be sure to send in a completed green pick-up form or note with your child that day. The name of the person picking up the child should be included so we can properly check identification. Emailing the office to notify us of your child being picked up should be used for last minute changes only. Pick-up slips are available from the main office. A bus pass should be sent in whenever your child is taking a different bus on a given day. Bus passes are also available in the main office.