BALLSTON SPA – The Ballston Spa Central School District and local community are combining efforts once again to show their pride during the district’s annual Community Spirit Week.
The week long celebration,which kicked off Monday, Sept. 26, includes a powder puff football game and pep rally for high school students at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28. A community spirit parade will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, followed by the homecoming football game vs. Albany High School at 7 p.m.
Senior athlete recognition will be held at the home athletic events on Tuesday through Friday evenings as the varsity teams recognize their graduating senior athletes. The homecoming dance for current high school students is scheduled for Saturday night.
Students at Ballston Spa High School began celebrating Spirit Week on Monday with America Monday, followed by Tie-Dye Tuesday, Blackout Wednesday, Class Shirt Thursday and School Spirit Friday. Many Ballston Spa students and clubs will participate in the annual painting of windows on businesses throughout the village with purple and gold spirit week themes. Students in the middle school and elementary schools will also participate 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 movies. The parade is organized as a collaboration of Mayor John Romano and the village of Ballston Spa, the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, the Ballston Spa High School Student Council and interested community members.
Please visit the district website at www.bscsd.org and check the high school’s announcement page for the latest information, or contact the Ballston Spa High School for more information at (518) 884-7150.