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District NEWS

February 26, 2015

2015-16 School Budget Forum, March 3

School officials will be hosting their first--or preliminary--budget forum on Tuesday, March 3 in the O'Rourke Middle School cafetorium at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the latest state and school budget news. This forum will also be broadcast online. A link to the online broadcast will be available on our website between 7 and 7:20 p.m. this evening. The next budget forum is Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the MS cafetorium.

February 26, 2015

Board update on Veterans Tax Exemption

The New York State legislature recently amended state law to create an Alternative Veterans Exemption which gives school districts the option to exempt from school tax the residential property of certain veterans. [FULL STORY]

February 24, 2015

MS Drama Club presents "The Little Mermaid Jr.", March 6 & 7

The O'Rourke Middle School Drama Club is proud to present "The Little Mermaid Jr." on Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 7 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are available at All tickets are $8 pre sale and $9 at the door.

February 23, 2015

Anything Goes poster

BH-BL HS Drama Club presents "Anthing Goes", March 13 & 14

The BH-BL High School Drama Club will perform "Anything Goes" for its annual spring musical performance. You can catch the show on Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m. or Saturday, March 14 at 1 p.m. in the HS auditorium. Buy your tickets online now--seats sell fast! Admission is $10, kids under the age of five enter for free. [BUY TICKETS]

February 12, 2015

Killeen and Shorkey's artwork selected for prestigious Juried Art Exhibition

Congratulations to BH-BL High School students Sarah Killeen and Maria Shorkey for being selected to have their artwork--untitled stoneware (Killeen) and  "Retro is the New Metro" graphite drawing (Shorkey)--included in the 16th Annual High School Regional Juried Art Exhibition. [PHOTO GALLERY]

February  12, 2015

MS students art work to be exhibited at Proctors Fenimore Gallery

Congratulations to O'Rourke Middle School students Corey Simmons, Jared Rosselli, Sadie Mitchell and Taylor Grabo who were selected to have their artwork exhibited at Proctors Fenimore Gallery for the student show "Fool the Eye". [PHOTO GALLERY]

February 10, 2015

Alexis Scott & Gwenda Law

BH-BL Science Research Program students take first & second places, advance to states

Congratulations to BH-BL Science Research Program students Alexis Scott and Gwenda Law for taking first and second place, respectively, in the recent Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Sub-regional Symposium. [READ MORE]

February 10, 2015

Award granted for Styles Brook researcher Dan Sinopoli

Congratulations to BH-BL senior Dan Sinopoli for winning the Dave Bryson Memorial Scholarship Award for the second year in a row. [READ MORE]

February 6, 2015

HS track being removed

Renovations project: Phases 1a & 1b nearly complete

Final pieces expected to be done this summer

Phases 1a and 1b of the $34 million voter-approved, districtwide renovations project is nearly complete. As finishing touches get put on the Stevens Elementary School's new main office and secure vestibule, behind the scenes work (drafting final plans, submitting plans for State Education Department approval, preparing work to open and award bids, etc.)  for the remainder of the project is happening simultaneously. [READ MORE, VIEW PHOTO GALLERY, VIEW TIMELINE]

February 6, 2015

Allison Taft

BH-BL choir student selected to be an Albany Pro Musica apprentice

Congratulations to BH-BL High School junior Allison Taft for being selected as an Albany Pro Musica apprentice where she will get the chance to sing and perform with music professionals. [FULL STORY]

January 27, 2015

Friday Family Fun Nights at the Pool

We've got the cure for wintertime blues: Family Fun Nights! Join us on Fridays, Jan. 30, Feb. 27, March 27, April 24 and May 15 for a night of fun in the high school pool from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Aquatic toys and games will be available to make your family swim night super fun. The cost is $2 per person. Lifeguards will be on duty. [FLYER]

January 15, 2015

BH-BL bus drivers wanted


Are you looking to earn some money AND still have your summers and school vacations off? We've got the perfect job for you. Stop by the BH-BL Transportation Office or call Rich Hewlett at 399-9141, ext. 83525 to learn more about how YOU can become a bus driver at BH-BL.


Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
Central School District

50 Cypress Drive

Glenville, NY 12302

Superintendent Patrick McGrath

(518) 399-9141 ext. 85002

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