MALTA-The Ballston Spa school district and community will combine efforts once again to celebrate school and community pride during the annual Community Spirit Week on October 2 – 10.
This year, the high school students will hold a powder puff football game and pep rally on Wednesday evening, with the community spirit parade on Friday night at 6 p.m., before the Homecoming football game vs. Guilderland High School at 7 p.m.
Senior recognition will be held at athletic events on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday night as the varsity teams recognize their graduating senior athletes. The Homecoming dance for current high school students follows on Saturday night.
Students at Ballston Spa High School will begin celebrating Spirit Week on Friday and continue through October 10 with various themes and activities each day. Many Ballston Spa students and clubs will also be painting windows of businesses throughout the village with purple and gold spirit week themes. Students in the middle school and elementary schools will also be participating in various events throughout the week. Please visit the school websites for the latest plans.
Organizations from throughout the area, in addition to members of various school groups, are invited to participate in the annual Community Spirit Parade through the Village, with this year’s theme focusing on “A Season for Winning”. The parade is organized as a collaboration of the Mayor and Village of Ballston Spa, the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, the Ballston Spa High School Student Council and interested community members.