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  • 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


     

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  • Malta Avenue Students Participates In St. Baldrick's Fundraiser            

               On Saturday March 14th, Malta Avenue students are invited to participate in a fundraiser to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a “volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives”. Participants raise money and shave their heads in honor of those who lose their hair due to cancer.

                We have set a goal to raise $3,000 and we are asking for your support! Last year, the students and staff at Malta Avenue Elementary raised over $6,000! There are several ways that you can show support for this organization and our school’s involvement. 

    • You can become a sponsor and make a donation for our students and teachers who are shaving their heads for St. Baldrick’s! Please go to our team site to make a donation: https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/MaltaKids. You can make a donation to specific shavee or to the whole team. Donations WILL NOT be accepted at school. Please do not send donations in with your child.
    • You can join our team, raise money, and be a shavee yourself! Go to https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/MaltaKids and click “Join team!” Raise money and show up on March 14th for your shaving! Shaving times will be sent home at a later date.
    • Look for more ways to show support later in February!

    For more information, please email Mrs. DeGregorio (tdegregorio@bscsd.org)

    Malta Avenue Group Before  Malta group after shaving

     


     

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  • Sensational Soul at Malta Avenue

    5th Graders perform a Soul Sensation during annual dance residency with SPAC    5th Graders perform a Soul Sensation at conclusion of SPAC Dance residency program    5th Graders SPAC dance residency conclusion   Times Union Sensational Soul soars

    Check out the news items at: 

    Ballston Spa School District 


    Ballston Spa 5th graders perform thanks to Broadway stars - WTEN

    Saratogian 

     


     

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  • Welcome Mrs. Rudolph!

                Welcome to Mrs. Maureen Rudolph! Mrs. Rudolph is our new Library Media Specialist at Malta Avenue Elementary School. Mrs. Rudolph has three children ages 12, 9, and 2 years old. Her favorite hobbies are reading and family hikes. She loves climbing Sleeping Beauty Mountain (near Lake George) and she has climbed Cascade Mountain. She was told this was the easiest of the high peaks to climb but thought it was hard! Her favorite books are the Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling and Front Desk by Kelly Yang.

                Mrs. Rudolph was not always a Library Media Specialist. This is her second Master’s Degree. Before becoming a Library Media Specialist, Mrs. Rudolph was a technical writer for a software company. One of her favorite jobs was when she was an editor for a local newspaper on Long Island. She decided to go back to school to become a Library Media Specialist because she loves reading and loves just being in a library. Mrs. Rudolph carries a book with her wherever she goes.

                Mrs. Rudolph’s favorite part of her new career is working with the children and instilling the love of reading in them.

    Mrs. Rudolph


     

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Spotlight

  • Malta Avenue School Building Renovations Reveal Time Capsule

    A time capsule was found in the corner of the Chapman Street building during renovations in October 2013. The capsule was placed behind the corner stone of the building and contains several objects from November 8, 1899. Items were carefully removed and relocated to Brookside Museum for proper identification and preservation. Items will be on display before the Board of Education meeting on

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  • To Malta and Beyond

    Malta Avenue Elementary School’s Global Think Tank recently held the second annual international and cultural evening titled "To Malta and Beyond!" It took place on the evening of Friday, June 7th. Malta Avenue School enrolls most of the Ballston Spa School District’s ESL (English as a Second Language) population of elementary students. The school realizes that their

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  • Little Voices on A Brookside Harvest

    Recently Malta Avenue's Kindergarten students took a field trip to Brookside Museum. After their visit Mrs. LiCausi's class decided to put together a podcast. What a great job they did after only two weeks in school! Brookside Museum enjoyed it so much they decided to feature the podcast on their website. http://www.brooksidemuseum.org/2012/10/little-voices-on-a-brookside-harvest/  

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District News

  • 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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  • Kindergarten Student Registration

    The district Parent Kindergarten Orientation for incoming students in the fall of 2020 will be held on March 11, 2020 at Wood Road/Milton Terrace Cafeteria from 6:30-8:00.

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  • Music in our Schools Month

    Honor group students will be recognized by the Board of Education at the March 4, 2020 meeting in honor of Music in Our Schools Month at 7:00 pm in the Ballston Spa High School Library. Join us for additional events during the month including the annual Pops Concert on March 7, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the High School.

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