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January 15, 2019

Camp Invention, July 8-12

Robots, high-tech farms, superhero gadgets and more! Invent the Future Today in Camp InventionĀ®! Check out our new program, Supercharged™, being hosted at O’Rourke Middle School July 8-12 for students entering grades K-6. Sign up online or call 800-968-4332. Email Camp Director Lyndsay Stein at with any questions.

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January 14, 2019

BH-BL takes first place in Capital District Regional Future City competition

Team advances to National competition, Feb. 17-19

It was another outstanding competition for O'Rourke Middle School’s Future City team who took first place for the second year in a row at the prestigious Regional Future City Competition held Saturday, Jan. 12 at The Armory at Sage College in Albany. [READ FULL STORY]

January 14, 2019

BH-BL Bowling Spaghetti Dinner, Jan. 26

Support the BH-BL Bowling Team at a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Burnt Hills Firehouse. Dine-in or take-out for $10/$7 (adults/kids). Meal includes spaghetti & meatballs, salad, and Italian bread. Drinks sold separately. Bake Sale table for dessert. We hope to see you there!

January 8, 2019

8th Grade Parents' Night, Jan. 17

The Guidance Departments of the middle and high schools are presenting an 8th Grade Parents' Night on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in the high school Cafeteria.  This presentation is open to parents of current 8th graders entering 9th grade in Sept. 2019.

January 8, 2019

Crossing Over Route 50, Jan. 23

The Crossing Over Route 50 program is Wed, Jan 23. Eighth graders will be bussed to the high school after their first block class where they will attend eight informational sessions, tour academic spaces, hear from teachers, and receive information from counselors and students.  lease feel free to contact the Middle School Counseling Center with any questions.

December 14, 2018

Students Accepted into All-County Orchestra/Jazz Festival

Congratulations to BH-BL student musicians accepted into the All-County Orchestra/Jazz Festival on January 18-19: Liam Sullivan, Myles Yannuzzi, Erich Brucker, Jami Fuson, Cheyenne Zhang, Matthew Sinnenberg, Cedric Sirianni, and Kieran Thomas.

October 19, 2018

PTA is Collecting Box Tops for Education

You've probably seen those little Box Tops for Education icons on many food and household packaging, but you've likely just opened the item without paying too much attention to the icon. Well, we now need you to pay attention to the "box tops" because they earn cash for schools! That's right, cash! [KEEP READING]

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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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