ALBANY – Sen. Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) recently invited Malta Avenue Elementary School fifth-graders to tour the Capitol and learn the inner workings of state government.
BALLSTON SPA – Ballston Spa High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team capped off their season, taking 12th place out of 54 teams in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.
BALLSTON SPA – After an exhaustive search, the Ballston Spa Central School District has selected a new superintendent. Kenneth Slentz will be appointed as the new superintendent of schools at the June 6 Board of Education meeting. Slentz currently serves as the superintendent of the Skaneateles Central School District, located in the Finger Lakes region of central…
BALLSTON – The Ballston Spa Central School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Ballston Spa is one of the 4 percent of public school districts across the nation receiving the prestigious award in 2018. The district also received…
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.
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 SPA – The Ballston Spa Middle School has earned the designation as an Essential Elements School to Watch by the New York State Education Department again in 2018 after a lengthy review process.
The Ballston Spa High School Odyssey of the Mind performance team are headed to the World Finals at Iowa State University after placing second in the New York State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament at Binghamton University.
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.
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.