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Nov 19, 2018
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Football Booster Club Bus Trip, Nov. 16

The Football Booster Club is sponsoring a spectator bus for the game on Friday, Nov. 16 at Middletown High School.  The bus will leave promptly at 4:30 p.m. from the student parking lot and will return immediately following the game.  The cost for the bus is $22 and the admission price is $10 for the game which is separate.  Tickets are available in the Principal's office.  Please see Mr. Brunson with questions.

Food Drive Homeroom Winner - X-Factor

X-Factor was the Food Drive winner with 280 items; 2nd-Ms. Back with 169 items; 3rd-Mrs. Heiner with 160 items; Honorable Mention-Mrs. Zaderej, Mrs. Adams, Ms. Litynski, Mrs. Shanholtz & Mr. Besozzi.  Thank you to everyone who collected 2,139 non-perishable food items.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Congratulations to the BH-BL Masterminds Teams!

The Varsity Team won both of their matches beating Albany High School 190 to 150, and Schuylerville High School 230 to 125!  They start the year in first place in their league!  The JV Mastermind Team lost a tough match against Albany High School, but went on to beat Waterford High School.  Congratulations Masterminds!

Varsity Competitors: Patrick Molluso, Adam Boucher, Jenna Kosnick & Robert Wilkinson

JV Competitors: Carmella Jerry, Kat Helmeset, Tristan Bishop & Sophia Molluso

Mindful Mornings every Tuesday - November's theme is Connection the Earth, Being Grounded

Mindful Mornings will be every Tuesday at 7:15 a.m. in Room 252B.  Faculty, Staff and Students are all welcome to get a great start for your day!

Class of 2019 Senior Apparel Sale through Nov. 27

There will be a Senior Apparel Sale through Nov. 27 where all proceeds go to the Class of 2019.  Shirts will be available for pickup in Room 208 beginning Dec. 17.  Shirts can be purchased at: Apparel Sale.

Fall BH-BL Trivia Night, Nov. 28

Do you like trivia?  Are you looking for a fun evening activity?  Masterminds is sponsoring the 2018 Fall BH-BL Trivia Night on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the BH-BL High School Library.  Any group of 4-5 students can form a team and join the fun at a cost of $10 per team.  Spectators are welcome at $2 per spectator and refreshments will be on sale!  See any Mastermind team member of Mrs. Erickson in Room 252 for an entry form!  All proceeds go to support the BH-BL Masterminds.

5-Hour Pre-Licensing Driving Course, Dec. 11 & 12

The 5-Hour Pre-Licensing Course will be held on Dec. 11 & 12 from 7 until 9:30 p.m. in the High School Auto Tech Room.  The fee is $40.  This course fulfills the NYS 5-hour classroom requirements for those signing up to take a road test.  People who have taken driver education and received a blue card do not have to take this course.  Please indicate the number on the registration card and sign up by contacting Dacey Bonney at Please bring your permit to class.  Other offerings include: Feb. 5 & 6; Mar. 5 & 6 and May 21 & 22.

Student Ushers & Ticket Sellers needed, Nov. 16 & 17

Student Ushers & Ticket Sellers are needed for the Fall play, The Love of Three Oranges.  There will be two shows, Friday, Nov. 16 @ 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 1 p.m.  Volunteers can speak to Mrs. Lindholm in Room 211 for details and to sign up.

The Love of Three Oranges, Nov. 16 & 17

The Drama Club is proud to present their upcoming production of The Love of Three Oranges on Friday, Nov. 16 @ 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 1 p.m.  Tickets are on sale for $10 online at or at the door.

Interact Food Drive Boxing Event, Nov. 17

Interact will be boxing food for families in need on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 until 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church in their community hall.  All volunteers are welcome!

London & Paris Informational Meeting, Nov. 19

There will be an informational meeting on Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Room S14 for Green Club members, Accelerated Science students, currently enrolled Juniors and future AP Biology or AP Environmental Science students and Science Research students. Come to the meeting to learn how to enroll for the trip to London & Paris during February Break in 2020.  Please see Mrs. Adams with questions.

Italy & Greece Spring Break 2020 Parent Informational Meeting, Nov. 19

Any 9th, 10th or 11th grader interested in touring Italy & Greece during Spring Break 2020, please see Mr. Turner for details.  The Informational Parent Meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Spartan LGI Center.

No AAP on Tuesday, Nov. 20

There will be no AAP on Tuesday, Nov. 20

Yearbook Club Group Photo Dates, Nov. 27-29

Club group photo dates are Nov. 27-29 in the cafeteria during AAP.  Here is the link for the picture times:  Group Photo Schedule

Yearbook Picture Retakes, Nov. 30

High School Yearbook picture retakes will take place on Friday, Nov. 30 in the Blackbox Theater from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.  Please bring your original photo package.  Students who missed the original photo date should have their picture taken for the yearbook and for a student I.D.

Looking for a part-time job?

Any student looking for a part-time job should stop by Room 201 during AAP on Wednesdays for assistance.  Please see Mrs. Szablewski the Job Assist Coordinator.  Applications are available anytime in Room 201 or online at


Athletic News

Upcoming Local Events

The Football team will travel to Middletown High School on Friday, Nov. 16 for the state semis vs. TBD at 8 p.m.


Club News

Class of 2020, Nov. 15

The Class of 2020 will meet on Thursday, Nov. 15 during AAP in Room 134.

Interact, Nov. 27

Interact will hold a meeting during AAP in Room 234 on Nov. 27.

Math Club, Nov. 29

Math Club Build Day will be on Thursday, Nov. 29 during AAP in Room 252B.  Optional:  Please see Ms. Litynski to sign up for bringing snacks or beverages.

PRIDE, Dec. 4

PRIDE will hold meetings during AAP in Room 234 on Dec. 4.


Counseling Center News

Juniors & Seniors - the following representatives will visit BH-BL

Thursday, Nov. 15 - 11:30 a.m. - SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Monday, Nov. 19 - 1 p.m. - U.S. Naval Academy

Thursday, Nov. 29 - 8 a.m. - SUNY Cobleskill

Interested students should see the counseling center for a pass.

BH-BL Instant Admission Day, Dec. 14

BH-BL will be hosting an Instant Admission Day which provide students the opportunity to apply to the college for free, be evaluated by an admissions counselor and be admitted without making a commitment until May 1.  Interested students should see the counseling center for an appointment.

Friday, Dec. 14 - SUNY Schenectady County Community College & Fulton Montgomery Community College

Attentions Seniors! - through November

Would you like some time during the school day to work on college applications and Naviance with a Counselor present?  Workshops will be offered every Monday & Friday during both lunches in the Guidance Conference Room through Nov.  Please sign up on the board in the Counseling Center and see your counselor with questions.


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