BALLSTON SPA – The Ballston Spa Central School District Music Department will host a series of free winter concerts beginning this December. [Read more…]
BALLSTON SPA – Malta Avenue Elementary School students greeted the ninth annual Ride for Missing Children Greater Capital District as cyclists traveled through the area raising awareness about child safety and abduction prevention. [Read more…]
BALLSTON SPA – Artwork by district students took home the top prize in a competition among local schools. [Read more…]
BALLSTON SPA — Nineteen staff members in the Ballston Spa Central School District received their tenure appointment from the board of education. The principals from each school presented their staff [Read more…]
The Ballston Spa Community Band will be holding a 10th anniversary concert at 7 p.m. May 3, 2016, at the Malta Avenue Elementary School. The group was started 10 years ago as a continuing education program through the Ballston Spa Central School District. The first concert was May 3, 2006, in the Malta Avenue school auditorium. Since then, the band has become an independent nonprofit organization with the mission of performing music throughout Saratoga County for the public, free of charge.
The group, which meets year round, has performed many concerts, including the Lake George Community Band Festival and annual Veteran’s Day Concert and has become a staple at the summer First Friday events in the Village of Ballston Spa. The membership has grown from 16 that performed at the first concert to 45 musicians, eight of whom are founding members. The members range from 16 years to 76 years, with a wide variety of playing experience.
The anniversary concert will feature music performed 10 years ago, such as “Selections from The Wizard of Oz,” “Sea Songs” and “Amparito Roca,” as well as some new pieces, including “Mars” from The Planets by Gustav Holst.
For more information, contact the community band via www.ballstonspacommunityband.org. For questions or to join the band, email Gary Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tracy DeRagon at email@example.com.
BALLSTON SPA-The Ballston Spa Board of Education has hired two new teachers and continued to hear leadership team reports from district schools at its Wednesday night meeting. [Read more…]
BALLSTON SPA– Members of the Saratoga County Kids Care Club collected over 3,500 gently used books for the club’s 2015 BookShare Service Project. [Read more…]