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May 27, 2016

High school students host annual Memorial Day Celebration

BH-BL High School students held their annual Memorial Day Celebration in Freedom Circle where they honored and thanked our country's veterans. The ceremony included patriotic musical performances by the high school band,  presentation of the flag by students in the Civil Air Patrol, speeches by members of the student government and a moment of silence for BH-BL community members who served in the military, which was immediately followed by a student playing "Taps." Watch the video below.

May 25, 2016

BH-BL HS students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Congratulations to BH-BL HS students Nicholas Brino (criminal justice) and Emily Zatt (global fashion) for recently being inducted into the National Technical Honor Society through the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School. Fifty-seven students were inducted in the society and six were recognized for being inducted two years in a row--and Nick and Emily are two of the six. Way to go!

May 24, 2016

HS seniors visit former teachers

Last week, high school seniors participated in what is becoming one of BH-BL's popular graduation-related traditions--the Senior Breakfast. That's where seniors go back to ...[READ MORE/VIEW PHOTOS]

REPOSTED May 24, 2016

Hall of Fame ceremony, June 11

On Saturday, June 11 the BH-BL Athletic Association is hosting its 6th annual Hall of Fame ceremony and dinner at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden in in Clifton Park. Congratulations to the following 2016 inductees: Bryan Brown, Coach Gary Bynon, Sarah (Morton) Della Pia, Brittany Dexter, Ken Hayner, and Katie (Cerrito) Headwell as well as community inductees Verna Dobbins and Ginny Mottola, and legacy inductee Dr. Glen Kinns. To attend, contact Peg Ostrom at Tickets are $30 each. [INVITE & RSVP FORM]

May 18, 2016

BH-BL High School named NYS High Performing Reward School for fourth consecutive year

BH-BL High School is one of only two high schools in the capital region to receive prestigious recognition

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia recently announced the state’s 2016-17 Reward Schools, and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School is once again recognized as high performing school. [FULL STORY]

May 18, 2016

Renovations project moves full ‘steam’ ahead

District set to break ground this summer on high school’s new STEAM addition

On the last day of school when the final bell of the 2015-16 school year rings, BH-BL High School doors will close for students and staff and open for construction crews. The district is set to break ground on the new STEAM wing (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) this summer. [READ MORE]

May 17, 2016

HS senior Gwenda Law earns award at International Science & Engineering Fair

Congratulations to senior Gwenda Law for earning a Second Award in Special Prizes from the Association for Computing Machinery at the International Science and Engineering Fair she recently attended with Science Research teacher Regina Reals. [READ MORE]

May 17, 2016

BH-BL 2016-17 budget passes

On Tuesday, May 17, BH-BL residents approved the 2016-17 school budget by a vote of 1342 to 424 with a margin of 76 percent. Residents also elected Patrick Ziegler and incumbent Jennifer Longtin to serve on the board of education for the next three years. The results are as follows: Jennifer Longtin with 891 votes, John Kelch with 533 votes, Patrick Ziegler with 942 votes, and Lee-Ann Mertzlufft with 830 votes. Thank you for voting!

May 17, 2016

Six BH-BL student athletes sign Letters of Intent

BH-BL is proud to announce the signing of six elite athletes who accepted athletic scholarships for next year by signing Letters of Intent. [READ MORE]

May 5, 2016

Civil Air Patrol students recognized for efforts & acceptances

Congratulations to BH-BL seniors Ben Schiher and Caleb Hayden for being recognized by Congressman Tonko for their acceptance to ... [READ MORE]


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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