• Good Afternoon Ballston Spa Middle School Families!

    Thank you to all who have continued to support us in this unprecedented time. We continue to look for ways to better serve your child/children. If you have questions that need to be answered, please feel free to reach out to us. At the bottom of this correspondence we have included contact information for our guidance counselors and administrators. We are happy to assist you anytime!

    Upcoming Dates

    February 12th - Quarter 2 Report Cards Mailed

    February 12th – iReady Math Assessment

    February 15-19 - February Break - No Classes

    February 22nd - Classes Resume

     

    Meals for students over the mid-winter recess: 

    In an effort to ensure all of our students have food for the holiday break (Feb 15-19) the district will be offering meals for pickup over the mid-winter recess. Meals are available to any Ballston Spa student free of charge. Parents/Caregivers just need to provide the students name and school at pickup (no registration required). Adults are allowed to pick up for multiple students. The district will provide three breakfast meals and three lunch meals on both February 16, 2021 and February 18, 2021 during the mid-winter recess.  The pickup location is at the Gordon Creek Elementary School between 10:00–11:00am. Please contact Bob Wood, Food Service Manager at rwood@bscsd.org or 518-884-7290 ext. 3312 for additional information.

     

    Reminders for Successful Remote Learning

    Please consider taking time to review the second quarter report card with your student and also the course attendance which is newly included on the report card. Now is the time to reflect and set goals for students to finish the school year strong.

    1. Be on time,  be present and engaged, AND STAY in class - the entire class
    2. Please conduct yourself as if you were in a classroom setting
      1. Sitting up
      2. Dressed Appropriately
    3. Please let teachers teach
    4. Use the chat appropriately - it’s not a forum for non-content comments/conversations
    5. Beware of hot mics
    6. Please turn cameras on when requested by the teacher at various points during class
    7. Be active in reviewing SchoolTool for up to date information on class assignments and assessments (for scores and missing assignments)
    8. Reach out to teachers with questions or concerns

     

    Have a Question? We are here to Help!  (See Contact Information below...)

    6th Grade Contact Information

    Counselor - Mrs. O’Connor - coconnor@bscsd.org

    Administrator - Mrs. Laszewski - alaszewski@bscsd.org

    7th Grade Contact Information

    Counselor - Mr. Osborne - eosborne@bscsd.org

    Administrator - Mrs. Bolster - kbolster@bscsd.org

    8th Grade Contact Information

    Counselor - Mr. McAleese - wmcalseese@bscsd.org

    Administrator - Mr. Muller - amuller@bscsd.org

    6-8 Grade Counselor - Mrs. Piotrowski - cpiotrowski@bscsd.org

    School Attendance - Mrs. Belleard - mbelleard@bscsd.org

     

    Have a great break, and please continue to use all COVID safety protocols as we want to continue to be in session together!  Mask up, social distance and wash your hands frequently!

    Enjoy!

    Mrs. Laszewski

    Principal

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