Ballston Spa High School Principal Kristi Jensen recently announced Veronika Hughes as the Valedictorian and Samantha Paley as the Salutatorian for the Class of 2018. They will both receive a NYS Advanced Designation Regents Diploma with Honors and Mastery in Math and Science.
BALLSTON SPA – The Ballston Spa CSD Board of Education has approved a proposed budget of $91,888,841 for the 2018-2019 school year. The adopted budget reflects a 1.7 percent budget-to-budget increase, and a 2.7 percent tax levy increase, with an estimated average 1 percent tax rate increase across the district (actual tax rates are set…
In addition to voting on the Ballston Spa Central School District budget, elections for seats on the Board of Education are on Tuesday, May 15. There are three positions open on the school board, four candidates and one incumbent. On Monday, May 7, the board held a “Meet the Candidates” night for the four candidates:…
BALLSTON – Due to growing demand in recent years for business and residential development, some residents have expressed concern about proposals for increased development and the risk posed to the town’s character.
MALTA – Within several years, the town of Malta could see the construction of more new office and retail spaces.
MALTA – When Audrey Ball, Director of Parks, Recreation and Human Services in Malta, retired last year, she left behind a long and noteworthy legacy. Something her successor, Alyssa Benway, has not felt intimidated by during her first few months on the job.
If future predictions of climate change are accurate it will be one of the most pressing concerns for children growing up today. A lot of curriculum material is dedicated to teaching K-12 students climate science, but educators find it valuable for tomorrow’s scientists and policy makers to learn outside the classroom in a more real-world setting.
Milton Town Supervisor Scott Ostrander has dealt with a contentious political situation, both during the campaign season and in the early months of his term. But that hasn’t stopped him from moving forward with his plans to help stabilize the town’s budget and secure new business opportunities.
Ballston Spa Central School District’s 2018-2019 budget, totaling nearly $92 million, has official been adopted. But first, the Board of Education took time this week to recognize the work being done by district elementary school teachers for the Weekend Backpack program, as well to honor middle school art teacher Kristina Guernsey.
BALLSTON SPA – Skyping with farmers in Iowa and Indian corn art projects were just a few of the activities students were able to partake in this year in Ballston Spa teacher Amy Gosier’s first grade class. Gosier was recently named 2018 New York Agriculture in the Classroom‘s (NYATIC) Teacher of the Year in the…