More than 20 FIRST robotics teams from New York and Connecticut will convene at Ballston Spa High School for the third annual Robot Rumble off-season robotics competition. [Read more…]
BALLSTON SPA – Students here recently had the chance to participate in a week-long LEGO Robotics Academy. [Read more…]
One of the reasons running is so popular is because it’s cheap! You don’t need anything but shoes and the road under your feet. But what’s between your feet and the road makes a huge difference in how you feel while you’re running. [Read more…]
It’s just under a month until the Scotties Stampede 5k on May 21, but there’s still time to train. If you’ve haven’t run a mile since elementary school, running 3 can seem impossible—but it’s not. It’s very doable if you’re in good health and just haven’t run before. [Read more…]
Now in it’s 4th year, this well-received, regional event hosted by the Center for Economic Growth is an opportunity for girls in grades 4-8 to participate in a fun and interactive day that features hands-on workshops.
The morning Girls in STEM event takes place at TEC-SMART and features keynote speaker Ryana Sikder, a senior process engineer at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8. There will be light refreshments provided by the sponsors — Hudson Valley Community College, KeyBank and Walrath Recruiting — as well as workshops. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLOBALGirls is a new afternoon program that takes place at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8. Participants must RSVP when they register as space is limited. There will be a break for lunch (bring your own), and then participants will travel to GLOBALFOUNDRIES, where they will receive welcome remarks, watch a video and participate in STEM activities. For questions, email Gwendolyn Bluemich at email@example.com.
2015 Autumn of Giving Match – Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund
SARATOGA SPRINGS— The Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund has concluded the 2015 Autumn of Giving Match Campaign and raised $80,302 to benefit local charities through their Lend-A-Hand Grant Program. The Ballston Spa Partnership for Innovation in Education Fund has received $2,500 from it. [Read more…]