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  • Student Drop Off at Gordon Creek

    Students may be dropped off between 8:55-9:05 AM. Only breakfast students may be dropped off prior to 8:55 but no earlier than 8:50 AM and must be walked across the crosswalk by a parent/guardian. If staff is not present at the crosswalk, students must be walked between the parking lot and main sidewalk by a parent/guardian. Buses unload at 9:00 AM. Staff will be in the parking lot to supervise students from 8:55 AM until 9:05 AM. Students that arrive after 9:05 AM are considered tardy and should be walked into the main office by a parent/guardian. For safety reasons, students will exit the vehicle at the designated cones only and on the passenger side of the vehicle to avoid traffic. Students should not walk unattended through the parking lot. Thank you for your support in keeping our students safe.

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  • The S'More You Read, The S'More You Know!

    Our PARP (Pick a Reading Partner) Kick Off will be on Tuesday, February 25 with Dress as a Book Character or Dress to Honor a Favorite Book Topic Day. PARP officially runs March 2-31 at Gordon Creek. Students will receive a reading BINGO card to keep track of the reading they do throughout the month of March. Students can earn prizes for the amount of reading they complete. New this year are Flashlight Fridays on March 6 and 20. Information has been sent home to parents/guardians on all the activities taking place. We love reading at Gordon Creek!

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  • BSCSD Wellness Expo and Scotties Stampede

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  • Elementary Science and Engineering Fair

    Ballston Spa Elementary Students are Invited to Participate in the Elementary Science & Engineering Fair Students present their findings for a science or engineering project they complete prior to the event. WHEN? Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm WHERE? Milton Terrace/Wood Road Cafetorium WHO? All students in grades K-5 are welcome to participate. HOW TO PARTICIPATE? Please go to our website to Register WHAT DO I NEED? Resources to help with your investigation and to build your presentation board can be found here. QUESTIONS? Please contact Diane Irwin, K-12 Science Coordinator at dirwin@bscsd.org or at 581-884-7150 ext 2317 www.bscsd.org

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Gordon Creek Announcements

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    Our School Day at Gordon Creek Elementary

    School Begins at 9:00 AM. School Dismisses at 3:20 PM.

    Arrival 8:55-9:05 AM

    Students may be dropped off between 8:55-9:05 AM. Only breakfast students may be dropped off prior to 8:55 but no earlier than 8:50 AM and must be walked across the crosswalk by a parent/guardian. Students should not walk unattended across the crosswalk. Buses unload at 9:00 AM. Staff will be in the parking lot to supervise students from 8:55 AM until 9:05 AM. Students that arrive after 9:05 AM are considered tardy and should be walked into the main office by a parent/guardian. For safety reasons, students will exit the vehicle at the designated cones only and on the passenger side of the vehicle to avoid traffic. Students should not walk unattended through the parking lot. Thank you for your support in keeping our students safe.

    Dismissal - 3:20 PM

    If your student is being picked up during or after school, please send a note in to school with your student.

    Students who are absent from school, upon return, will need a note from a parent/guardian stating the reason for the absence.

     

     During the winter months, students will be going outside for recess when weather permits. Please make sure your student comes to school with the proper clothing.

     

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  • Winter Intramurals

    . Winter Intramurals will be taking place on January 21, 28, February 11, 25 and March 3. Intramurals take place from 3:20-4:15 PM. Students should come prepared with sneakers. If they do not have sneakers, they will be sent home on their regular bus at 3:20 PM. 

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  • Physical Education News

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  • STEM Exploration Nights - Join us...

    Families will have the opportunity to explore the science and engineering practices as well as problem solving skills while participating in hands on activities

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  • Wellness Expo 2020 & Scotties 5K

    A districtwide Wellness Day focused on health and wellness will be held on April 4, 2020 from 9:00 am-12:30 pm at the BSMS/HS Complex. Everyone in the Ballston Spa school community is invited to join together for the 5th Annual Scotties Stampede 5k at 9:00 am at the district’s tennis courts on Garrett Road. The Wellness Expo will immediately follow, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm in the High School cafeteria/gymnasium.

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  • Students Explore Science & Engineering

    The Ballston Spa Middle School recently welcomed the Rensselaer Engineering Ambassadors into the school to share research topics that they have studied at RPI and to inspire the students about the role of engineering and technology in society.

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  • Sensational Soul at Malta Ave

    Students from Malta Avenue Elementary School had the opportunity to participate in a SPAC Dance Residency program again this year. For the first time, the students performed “Sensational Soul,” which featured music by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, and many others.

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