Malta Avenue

Elementary School

A National Blue Ribbon School

Malta News

  • Homecoming Spirt Week 2.0

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  • Malta Avenue Apparel Sale Order Form

    GET SOME COOL NEW MALTA AVE AND SCOTTIES GEAR, AND SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE PTA!

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  • Meet Our Humanities Teachers

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  • National Blue Ribbon Seal

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  • CONGRATULATIONS MALTA AVENUE!

    Two Capital Region elementary schools get 2021 National Blue Ribbon Award

    Malta Ave. Elementary Named 2021 National Blue Ribbon School

    Malta Avenue Blue Ribbon

     

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  • Principal's October Newsletter 

    Malta Avenue October 2021 Newsletter 

    Malta Avenue Calendar 

    Monday, October 11th - Columbus Day, No School 

    Monday, October 18th- Thursday, October 21th - Book Fair!

    Wednesday, October 20th - PTA Meeting at 6:30 

    Friday, October 22nd - Picture Day Retakes 

    Blue Ribbon Award 

    We are excited and honored to have been recognized as a United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School, one of only 19 in New York State!

    Character Education Word Of The Month Winners 

    Our character education word for September was citizenship. Congratulations to the following students who were nominated by Malta Avenue staff members: 


    This month, we have two character education word of the month overall winners. Our winners are: John S. and Peyton G. Congratulations John and Peyton! Thank you for exemplifying citizenship and embodying the Malta Way! John and Peyton will be our Malta Man Sidekicks.

    Character Education Word Of The Month

    Our character education word for October  is Fairness. Play by the rules - take turns and share - be open-minded - listen to others - treat people fairly - fairness is not always equal

    Beckett G.

    K

    Isabelle H.

    3

    Emma T.

    K

    Natalee H.

    3

    Henry K.

    K

    Teagan J.

    3

    Samual G.

    1

    Georgia C.

    3

    Layla A.

    1

    Landon H.

    4

    Jumana E.

    1

    Peyton G.

    4

    John S.

    1

    Addison E.

    4

    Liza L.

    2

    Carter D.

    4

    Colin T.

    2

    Dayton D.

    5

    Avery B.

    2

    Lily G.

    5

    Isabelle H.

    3

    Brian M.

    5

    Natalee H.

    3

    Holley M.

    5

    Teagan J.

    3

       

    Georgia C.

    3

       

    Landon H.

    4

       


     
    A huge thank you to our Malta Ave PTA for planning our family movie night at the Malta Drive In.  A special thank you goes out to
    @BFGFoundation for sponsoring this wonderful event for our students! 
    Malta Drive In Movie Night

    Faces of Malta Avenue 

    Name: Mrs. Potter

    Position: Mrs. Potter teaches kindergarten and first grade  

    Dream Vacation: Any place with a beach

    Favorite Restaurant: Solevo

    Favorite Morning Beverage: Coffee 

    On Weekends I like To: Watch my boys play sports

    Hidden Talent: Being crafty 

    Favorite Movie: Hoosiers

    Book Recommendation: Anything by Elin Hilderbrandt

    Go-To Snack or Dessert: Brownies

    Person I’d Like to Meet: Tom Hanks

    What I love Most About Malta Avenue: Being part of an amazing team!

    I Became An Educator Because: It's where my heart is. I love the kids and love watching them learn and grow.

     

    Faces of Malta Avenue 

    Name: Mrs. Petar 

    Position: Kindergarten teacher 

    Dream Vacation: Australia or any place there’s a beach! 

    Favorite Restaurant: Azuma 

    Favorite Morning Beverage:  Arbonne Strawberry Fizz Sticks! 

    On Weekends I like To: Spend time with my family! We love exploring new places, walking our puppy and dance parties! 

    Hidden Talent: Styling hair

    Favorite Movie: Tie: Pretty in Pink and A Knights Tale

    Book Recommendation: I love True Crime novels and Autobiographies 

    Go-To Snack or Dessert: Nutella! Who doesn’t love Nutella? 

    Person I’d Like to Meet: My great, great grandparents.

    What I love Most About Malta Avenue: Malta Avenue is my home away from home! It’s cozy and full of fun, friendly people! 

    I Became An Educator Because: I knew at 5 years old I wanted to be a kindergarten teacher. As a young child I would play school with my friends and pretend to grade papers! Stickers and smelly markers are my most favorite teacher items!! 

    PTA Update

    We have a fun October planned! Our first PTA meeting will be October 20th at 6:30. Our Book Fair will be in-person and will take place 10/18/2021-10/22/2021 with family night on 10/20/2021. Looking forward to our apparel sale; including t-shirts, umbrellas and tote bags! Show your Scottie pride🌟💜🌟We are excited to offer Witty Wicks candles again this year. Beautiful scents from a local company. Great for gifts or a couple for your home. Hoping to begin kindergarten bag-o-books. An exciting opportunity for parents to volunteer in the school and see their kiddos during the day. 

    Breakfast and Lunch 

    Breakfast and lunch will be free for all students through the end of 2021-2022 school year. Lunch menus are available on our District website. Please click on the link below to see the October breakfast and lunch menus. 

    https://www.bscsd.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=7733

     

    Phone number: (518) 884-7250 ext 1351

    Email: sjohnson@bscsd.org

     

     

     

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District News - 2021-22

  • Employment Opportunities Available

    The Ballston Spa Central School District is seeking individuals to work at the district in a variety of positions. Currently openings are available for Teaching Assistants, School Aides, Special Education Aides, Cleaners and School Bus Drivers.

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  • Drive Through Food Pantry - October 26th

    Our partners at Ballston Spa National Bank (BSNB), in cooperation with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York is hosting its next drive-thru food pantry on Tuesday, October 26th, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

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  • School Resource Officers Receive Recognition

    The Board of Education recently recognized our School Resource Officers for their dedicated service and commitment to the safety of the Ballston Spa School Community.

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  • The BSCSD Fall Newsletter is now online...

    The latest copy of the district newsletter, The Reader, is now available online and will be mailed to area residents in the coming weeks. The newsletter contains a message from the Superintendent and BOE President, with the latest district information including new staff, accomplishments, new programs, athletics and upcoming events.

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  • Scottie’s Closet Offers FREE Clothing

    The Middle School will host a Scottie’s Closet on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 9 am to 1 pm. This school community event provides free gently used clothing, books, coats, and shoes annually to about 300 students, families and individuals.

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