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BSpa Educators Awarded Enrichment Grants

The Ballston Spa Education Foundation (BSEF) recently presented $9,388.00 in 2024 grant awards to educators in the Ballston Spa Central School District for educational enrichment projects in the schools. The annual funding cycle included the following grants:  

$200 for Gateway Grind Coffee Cart Supplies and Materials at the Ballston Spa Middle School (BSMS);

$1,600 to fund four Spike Lego Robotics Kits for science classes at the Ballston Spa High School (BSHS);

$600 to fund second grade books for reading instruction at Gordon Creek Elementary School;

$1,284 to fund cameras for the Gordon Creek Elementary School Yearbook Club and classroom activities; and

$2,100 to fund college credit fees for students enrolled in the district’s Spa Academy.

An additional grant for $3,604.00 was given to BSHS for Physics Optics Lab Equipment to provide quality hands-on learning for students in physics courses as they implement new curriculum. This funding is being provided through the generous Fred Reiners Memorial Grant for Educational Enrichment.

With these latest grant awards, the BSEF has, since its inception in 1996, funded over $445,523.00 in enrichment grants to the school district. The Ballston Spa Education Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with an all-volunteer board made up of community members whose mission is to raise and distribute resources for educational enrichment opportunities outside the realm of the daily operational needs of the Ballston Spa Central School District. 

For more information, please contact the BSEF at P.O. Box 276, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, or visit the website at