WOOD ROAD

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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  • Students Awarded For Leadership

    Six Wood Road fifth-grade students were chosen to receive the Sandra G. Morley Student Leadership award, which was presented to them on Monday, May 6, during a ceremony at Hudson Valley Community College. The award is given to students who show good leadership and sportsmanship inside and outside of physical education class. Students awarded were Sean Paulsey, Joseph Ramsey, Steven Fodera, Aubrey Kramer, Tina Marie Mullins, and Alex Beck (not pictured).

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  • Color Run - 5/11

    The Third Annual Ballston Spa PE 3K Color Run will take place on Saturday, May 11. Students and families from Wood Road, Malta Avenue, Milton Terrace, and Gordon Creek Elementary Schools are encouraged to participate. Siblings from the high school and middle school are also welcome. A competitive timed run with ribbons for top ten boy and girls in each division, as well as medals for top three finishers will take place. A recreational run will also be held. All participants should wear a plain white t-shirt and sunglasses or swim goggles for color dash powder...

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  • Wellness Day in Ballston Spa

    A district-wide Wellness Day focused on health and wellness will be held on April 13, 2019 at the Ballston Spa High School Complex. The event begins with the running of the 4th annual Ballston Spa 5k for Education Walk/Run, the Scotties Stampede. at 9am. The annual district-wide Wellness Expo will follow, beginning at 9:30 am in the Ballston Spa High School cafeteria/gymnasium. The Wellness Expo is a FREE family-friendly event that is open to all residents of the district.

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Announcements

  • Yearbook Sale

    Order your copy of the 2018-2019 yearbook now through May 15th. Cost is $16 per book.

    Order online at Balfour.com. Search for Wood Road Elementary.

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  • Digital Safety Focus on Family Event - May 1st

    Please join the Wood Rd PTA in a family digital community event sponsored by Facebook.  There will be a free dinner starting at 6 pm on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 followed by activities that are meant to get parents and students interacting with one another.  Topics include experiences with social media, password creations, and online privacy which involves different ways that you would handle certain online scenarios.  Free door prizes will be given at the end of the presentations. 

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  • Digital Safety Conversation Night - Feb. 11th

    Please join us on Feb. 11th at 6:30 pm at the Wood Road Library to celebrate Safer Internet Day 2019, which promotes safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones/tablets among children and young people. During this event you’ll learn about the importance of digital safety and the Smart Talk, an interactive website created by National PTA and LifeLock, a Symantec company, to help families and kids talk about using digital devices responsibly and decide a few important questions together, like: What are they allowed to post on social media? What should their privacy settings be and what apps can they download? How much screen time is ok? Once those questions have been answered, a custom agreement is created, which can be printed and signed so that all of the ground rules are easily remembered by everyone. 

    A pizza dinner will start at 6:30 pm followed by a presentation with a couple of guest speakers and a student panel at 7 pm.  

    This is an event open to parents and students of the Ballston Spa community.  There will be activities for the younger siblings to enjoy during the event. We hope to see you then!  If you have any questions, please reach out to us at woodroadpta@gmail.com.

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  • Popcorn Sale

    On Friday, Feb. 8th, Wood Road Student Council will be selling fresh-popped popcorn during lucnhes for $1 a bag.

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  • Dodgeball Tournament - Feb. 8th

    Please join us for the 1st Annual Wood Road School Dodgeball Tournament!

    This is a free event for all students, parents and staff. If you can dip, dodge, dive and have fun, then join us at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8th for a pizza dinner followed by the tournament at 6 p.m. Where? Right here at Wood Road School. A friendly parent vs. staff game will follow the tournament.

    Fill out this form and return it to the school by Jan. 25th. We will email you with your team color. Please wear or decorate in that color for the event.

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  • School Pride Day on May 21, 2019

    The Ballston Spa Central School District annual SCHOOL PRIDE DAY will be held on May 21, 2019 throughout the district. All events & performances are free and open to the public. Come join the festivities, wear your purple & gold and help celebrate Scottie Pride.

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  • Join us for a Spring Concert...

    Join us for a performance in one of the Ballston Spa schools this spring as students present their final concerts of the year. Concerts are free and open to the public.

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  • School Budget Info - VOTE May 21

    The annual statewide School Budget Vote and Board of Education Elections will be held May 21, 2019 from 7:00 am - 9:00 pm. District residents vote at the Malta Town Hall (residents of Malta) and the Ballston Spa High School Library (residents of Milton, Ballston and Charlton).

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  • Budget Info in the Community

    School district representatives will present information and answer questions from interested residents at 6:30 pm on May 7, 2019 at the Ballston Town Hall, May 15, 2019 at the Milton Community Center, or May 16, 2019 at the Malta Community Center

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