A Spectacular Scottie is a student who demonstrates good character not just in their academics, but in being supportive of and friendly towards their peers, is trustworthy, has a positive attitude, is involved in the community, or who shows improvement in their performance.
Ballston Spa High School students were recently selected to exhibit their work at the annual Saratoga All Stars Art Show. Their work is on display from January 11 – February 8, 2020 at the Saratoga Arts Center with the work of other students from throughout Saratoga, Fulton & Montgomery counties. Students selected for the show include Mason Malpass, Leah Thimineur, Lindsey Warner, Shelby Whitney, Alexys Donnley, Brandy Walosin, Savannah Ingram, Lexi Lumley, Sarah Helly, Mallory Czimbal, Anna Harmon, and Sabrina Hu. Additional information is at https://www.saratoga-arts.org/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/.
Ballston Spa High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme will host an IB Information Night on January 7, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 pm in the High School Library for interested students and families. In addition to hearing about the IB options available at Ballston Spa High School, both public and private colleges will present on what role IB plays in the college admissions process. Also joining us in the discussion will be current IB students and teachers.
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.
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.