Principal's Message

  • Gianleo Duca

    UPDATE FROM PRINCIPAL DUCA - JUNE 22, 2020

    Dear Students, Parents, and Community Members,

    As we put the final touches on what has been an unpredictable and unique school year I wanted to take a moment and say thank you.  Thank you to our students, parents and caregivers for making the best out of a very difficult and uncertain situation.  Thank you for your patience and your understanding.  Thank you for working with us to help keep education a priority.  Although there is quite a bit of uncertainty we still face as we move forward, I am truly privileged to be a part of this great community. 

    Below you will find several important pieces of information:

    Report Cards

    • Grades will be published and viewable in School Tool on Wednesday June 24th.
    • Report Cards and other information on June/August Regents Exemptions and 20-21 Schedules will be mailed on Tuesday, June 30th.

    Yearbooks

    • Yearbooks can be picked up "curbside" on Tuesday 6/23 and Wednesday 6/24 from 9:00-12:00 outside the High School main entrance
    • Any questions please contact either Amy Wert (awert@bscsd.org) or Andrea Tabor (atabor@bscsd.org)

    Summer Assignments/Reading

    • Summer assignments for AP, CHS and IB courses in Mathematics, Science and Social Studies will be provided by your teachers via Schoology.  
    • Summer assignments and reading lists for English classes are provided on the Ballston Spa High School website.  Click here to visit the High School English Department webpage

    Senior Send-Off Parade

    • Everyone in the Ballston Spa school community is invited to join together for a Community Parade to congratulate the BSHS Class of 2020 and send them off in Ballston Spa style on Thursday, June 25, 2020 starting at 4:00 pm.
    • Seniors in cap & gown will proceed in their cars from the High School through the Village of Ballston Spa on Milton Avenue and then return back through the Village up to High Street.  
    • Parents, families and the community are invited to wear their Purple and Gold, line both sides of Milton Avenue and cheer them on. 
    • All spectators please maintain 6 ft of social distancing and wear a mask.

    Senior Prom 2020 -August 1st at the Saratoga City Center

    2020 Graduation Ceremony -Tuesday August 4th - Times Union Center - Albany

    • Pending final state approval
    • The safety plan measures include: 
      • Mandatory masks and temperature checks upon entry.
      • Social distanced seating throughout the arena for spectators and also on the floor for graduates.  
    • The venue will also provide a live feed link to allow extended family and friends the opportunity to watch graduation live from their homes. 
    • A final decision will be made on graduation by July 15th and more details will be forthcoming as they are made available.  

    I hope everyone has a great summer and as always please feel free to reach out with any questions/concerns.

    Mr. Duca

     

     

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