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  • MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2021

    The next virtual meeting for Biology Club-The Envirothon Team will be TODAY Friday, January 22, 2021, at 12:00 pm. The Google Meet nickname for this meeting is: envirothon. All are welcome!  In this club, you will learn about our natural resources, such as forestry, wildlife, soils, aquatics, and current environmental issues. You will use this knowledge in a hands-on environmental education competition against other local schools. Contact Ms. Marcotullio, Biology Club Advisor, at kmarcotullio@bscsd.org if you have any questions.

    PICTURE RETAKE DAYS will now be offered January 19th and January 26th during the school day only. Remote students can come in either the 19th or 26th between 7:30am-2:30pm. No appointment needed, but the health screening will need to be completed in order for the student to enter the building. Students should come to the main entrance to check-in, and then will be directed to the library. To access an order form for pictures online, please use the following link http://bshsphotos.com/Paper forms will be available on-site.   Due to being fully remote again next week, picture retake day January 19th, will be rescheduled.

    Ballston Spa Students:  Are you looking to brush up on your employability skills to find a part-time job?  Captain CHS - Job Assist can help!  Do you need assistance with:

    • Getting working papers
    • Writing a resume
    • Completing a job application
    • Developing interview skills
    • Setting expectations for the first day

    Join me in an afternoon training class via Google Meet!  Contact Mrs. Stevens astevens@bscsd.org to set up an appointment after school.

    The administration of the PSATs will be TOMORROW Tuesday, January 26th. Registration has closed. If you are signed up to take the exam, you will be receiving information soon regarding procedure and transportation.

    It’s time to order your caps/gowns and graduation supplies!  Ordering packets are available for pickup at the high school Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 2:30 pm. 

    Please pay very close attention to the following details and deadlines:

    • With the expected issues due to the pandemic, the company is advising that orders be placed early to avoid any potential production or delivery issues that their plant may experience if they have to shut down again this year to 25% capacity.
    • Every senior who plans on participating in the graduation ceremony must wear a cap and gown in the correct color - white for females and the new purple for males.  If you plan on borrowing a gown from a sibling or friend, please bring it in to make sure that the colors match.  Since we just changed vendors last year the only gowns you may borrow would be from someone who graduated last year.
    • Orders should be placed online at www.northwaygrad.com.
    • Orders must be placed by 1/29/21 to receive the current promotions/pricing.  You’ll need the forms/flyers from the packet to place your online order and you may contact the high school main office if you haven't received them.

    Click here to access the Ballston Spa Class of 2021 Graduation Order Form

    Click here to access the Josten’s 2021 Create Your Year Graduation Essentials Catalog

    If your senior hasn’t ordered a class ring yet, you’ll get your cap and gown FREE with any new order!  Go to www.jostens.com to place the order or contact our office.  Feel free to reach out to us with any questions at (518) 884-7150 or to place your order over the phone: contact@northwaygrad.com or (518) 581-1468.

    Thank you and congratulations!


    Senior award and scholarship applications are now available on the Class of 2021: School Counseling Group Schoology page (see steps to access the page below).  The scholarship page will be updated regularly and there will be many opportunities for you to earn financial scholarships and awards. Check the page regularly so you do not miss an application deadline!

    To access the award/scholarship applications: Go to Schoology – Class of 2021: School Counseling Group – Resources – College and Career Resources – Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Aid – Local Scholarships 

    If you have any questions on senior awards/scholarships or accessing the Schoology page, please contact the High School Main Office at (518) 884-7150 or email the Senior Awards Planning Committee at SeniorAwards@bscsd.org.