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Class Reunions that are coming up in the future

July 31, 2018 by Mary Tholl Townley (Register to contact)

I do not know of any faculty members that are still with us from our time. But I do know that Mrs. Dibelus (spelling?) is still with us on Hyde Blvd. and might enjoy an invitation to the next 60's reunion.

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Mental health discussion planned in Ballston Spa | Local News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — A discussion on mental health and wellness in the school community is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 in Ballston Spa ...



Ballston Spa school budget hearing Wednesday | News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — A hearing on Ballston Spa Central School District's proposed $92 million budget is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the ...



Ballston Spa team wins regional Envirothon | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — A team of Ballston Spa High school students won the recent Saratoga Regional Envirothon and will advance to state competition ...



Ballston Spa High School theater troupe to stage ‘Newsies’  Albany Times Union

The Ballston Spa High School Troupe will presents “Newsies,” a family-friendly musical based on the 1992 Disney movie, as its spring production. The cast of 42 ...



Genevieve E. McLean | Obituaries | poststar.com  Glens Falls Post-Star

January 1, 1931 — May 8, 2019. SCHULYERVILLE — Genevieve E. McLean, formerly of Rugg Road, Schuylerville, passed away peacefully May 8, 2019 at ...



Ballston Spa students to perform 'Newsies' | Local News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — The Ballston Spa High School Troupe will present “Newsies,” a family-friendly musical based on the 1992 Disney movie, as their spring ...



Ballston Spa high student accused of making shooting threat  The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA -- A note about a school shooting written on a bathroom wall at Ballston Spa High School sparked an investigation Tuesday evening, and within ...



Pre-K program enrollment opens at Ballston Spa  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Ballston Spa Central School District is currently enrolling students for its Universal Prekindergarten Program for the 2019-2020 school ...



Ballston Spa Wellness expo set for Saturday | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — A Wellness Day event is scheduled for Saturday at Ballston Spa High School starting with the Scotties Stampede, a 5K for education ...



'Taste of Ballston Spa' planned for April 8 | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Ballston Spa Education Foundation will hold its annual “Taste of Ballston Spa” fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 8 at Ballston ...



Ballston Spa district defends lack of follow up on absent murder victim  Times Union

BALLSTON SPA — Emma Jones did not show up to classes at Ballston Spa Middle School Thursday or Friday last week. Each day her absence was noted by ...



Sheriff: Girl, 17, charged in Ballston Spa school threat  The Daily Gazette

A 17-year-old student was charged with making a terroristic threat, a felony, that accuses her of writing a threatening message about a school shooting in a ...



Churchill: After Ballston Spa horror, 'no words' describe the pain  Times Union

Ballston Spa. It was a little more than three months ago when Steven Jones killed his wife and daughter in the family's Ballston Spa home before turning the gun ...



FIRST Robotics fundraiser planned | Local News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Ballston Spa High School's FIRST Robotics Competition Team 3044 will host a Pizza/Mac 'n Cheese Night and Silent Auction from ...



Ballston Spa robotics team gets $6,000 donation | Local News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Ballston Spa National Bank contributed $6000 for Ballston Spa High School Robotics Team's participation in the annual U.S. FIRST ...



'Newsies' at Ballston Spa High School  Albany Times Union

The Ballston Spa High School production of "Newsies" was held on 7 p.m. March 21 - 23 and 1 p.m. March 23 at Ballston Spa High School.



Ballston Spa school musical 'Honk! Jr' planned | Local News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Ballston Spa Middle School Drama Club is preparing for its winter musical production – “Honk! Jr.” — based on Hans Christian ...



Empire State Winter Games Torch Relay makes way through Ballston Spa  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y — Student athletes participated in The Empire State Winter Games Torch Relay on Wednesday as the torch made its way through the ...



Pumpkin Launch Challenge at Ballston Spa High School  The Daily Gazette

Students launch their pumpkins during the 18th annual Pumpkin Launch Challenge, as part of the Physics department, at Ballston Spa High School, in Ballston ...



Ballston Spa Expo promotes community health, wellness | News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Dance fitness, martial arts, yoga and Tae Kwon Do were just some of the many activities offered during a Wellness Expo at Ballston ...



Ballston Spa logo contest winners named | Local News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Saratoga County Sheriff's Office and Ballston Spa Middle and High schools recently sponsored logo contest for the School Resource ...



Surprise guest hands Ballston Spa graduate diploma  NEWS10 ABC

High school graduation is a big deal, but what could make it even more special?



School football: Troy downs Ballston Spa 27-14  The Daily Gazette

Xavier Ward scored on a 6-yard run on Troy's third possession of the game, and Xavier Leigh caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Mike Sazio on the fifth ...



Ballston Spa votes for improvement projects; Guilderland says no  The Daily Gazette

Voters in the Ballston Spa School District on Tuesday approved a bond referendum that will fund nearly $24 million in facility improvements. In the Guilderland ...



Ballston Spa students, faculty offer emotional farewell to Emma Jones at vigil  The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA - Juanita Rust hoped she made a silent connection with Emma Katherine Jones Tuesday night. "It's very sad what happened," said Rust, 11, ...



Victims in Ballston Spa double murder-suicide identified  Glens Falls Post-Star

BALLSTON SPA — Police have released the names of the victims involved in the double murder-suicide in Ballston Spa.



Ballston Spa takes on Troy, high school football  The Daily Gazette

Ballston Spa takes on Troy, high school football at Ballston Spa High School on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Story: School football: Troy downs Ballston Spa 27-14, ...



GlobalFoundries, Foundation award $165,500 for Malta | Local News  The Saratogian

MALTA, N.Y. — The GlobalFoundries-Town of Malta Foundation has awarded 46 grants totaling $165500 for local organizations and community projects.



Ballston Spa, Guilderland school bonds up for vote  The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA & GUILDERLAND -- Voters in the Ballston Spa and Guilderland schools districts on Tuesday will vote on whether to go forward with renovation ...



Ballston Spa Community Spirit Parade  The Daily Gazette

Ballston Spa high school students, band members, community and community football and cheerleaders participate in their Community Spirit parade down ...



Short-handed Ballston Spa boys soccer falls to Queensbury in A final  The Saratogian

COLONIE, N.Y. – It's hard to win a sectional title. It takes hard work, a precise game plan, execution and typically a full roster. Ballston Spa almost had it all – with ...



Ballston Spa sending a trio of relay teams to NYS meet  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. – This Ballston Spa group of swimmers and divers may be the charmed ones, sharing the power of three relay teams this weekend, ...



Ballston Spa man serves with Israeli military | Local News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Sean Martin moved halfway around the world to serve his country, as a military police officer in the Israeli Defense Forces.



Ballston Spa students help with Christmas tree project  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Ballston Spa High School students from the Interact Club recently helped unload more than 800 trees for the annual Christmas tree ...



FIRST LEGO League Robotics qualifying tournament at Ballston Spa  The Daily Gazette

Scenes from the annual Hudson Valley FIRST LEGO League Robotics qualifying tournament at Ballston Spa Middle School, in Ballston Spa on Saturday, ...



Police: Four charged for bringing inoperable weapon to Ballston Spa High School  NEWS10 ABC

Four male students are now being charged in an incident that put the entire Ballston Spa School District on lockdown Tuesday morning.



License to Live program at Ballston Spa HS  The Daily Gazette

Ballston Spa High School's 12th annual License to Live Program, sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Ext. of Saratoga, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.



Ballston Spa students explore STEM careers with RPI ambassadors  Troy Record

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Ballston Spa Middle School recently welcomed the Rensselaer Engineering Ambassadors to share research topics they have studied ...



Malta Elementary School team reaches Lego championship | Local News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — A Malta Elementary School robotics team has advanced to the FIRST Lego League championship tournament, in February, by finishing ...



Ballston Spa robotics camp gets students interested in technology  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y.>> Avery Mangino begins middle school next month. Before the 11-year-old steps foot in Ballston Spa Middle School, she had her first ...



7th Annual Girls in STEM  NEWS10 ABC

More than 200 girls filled the classrooms of TEC-SMART in Ballston Spa for the 7th Annual Girls in STEM Workshop.



Lansingburgh boys basketball holds off Columbia, 55-54 in B'Spa Holiday Tourney opener  Troy Record

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. – The Lansingburgh boys basketball team bent, but didn't break in the opening round of the boys varsity portion of the Ballston Spa ...



'Odyssey of the Mind' winners announced | Local | poststar.com  Glens Falls Post-Star

The winners of yesterday's “The Odyssey of the Mind” competition between teams from more that 30 area schools have been announced.



Ballston Spa High School unveils new virtual reality lab  The Daily Gazette

Izzy Rutkey was inside a human body, inside a human cell. She could reach out and pick up a nucleus or vesicle — at least in the virtual reality she operated in ...



Nomad Coffee & Crepes aims to raise the bar | News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y.>> New business Nomad Coffee & Crepes is aiming to raise the bar for specialty coffee in Ballston Spa.



Was Ballston Spa guest speaker asked to leave? Sides tell different stories  The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA — A two-part school assembly on teenage social media use ended abruptly Wednesday, but school district officials and the keynote speaker ...



2 Capital Region kids among 1,200 children killed by guns in year since Parkland  Times Union

A expansive series on how gun violence affects children — reported largely by teens themselves — found that more than 1,200 school-aged children were shot ...



Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting - Friday, Dec 7, 2018  Saratoga.com

Get the details on Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting and other Saratoga Springs, NY area events on Saratoga.com.



NY Teacher Leads Team USA to World Cup of Dodgeball  wpdh.com

Wait, there's really such a thing as competitive dodgeball?



Ballston Spa's Gold finds many ways to make impact  Albany Times Union

Athlete of the Year: Luke Gold, Ballston Spa. When does a drop in batting average of over 100 points still constitute a great season? When your name is Luke ...



SEEN: Ballston Spa High School Senior Prom  Albany Times Union

Were you Seen at the Ballston Spa High School Senior Prom at the Saratoga City Center on Saturday, June 10, 2017?



18-Year-Old Opens Nomad Coffee & Crepes in Upstate NY  Daily Coffee News

When school is out and summer is in full swing, plenty of teenagers take to punching a clock for cash. Eighteen-year-old Ballston Spa, New York, resident Nick ...



Ballston Spa High School makes Washington Post list of America's Most Challenging High Schools  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Ballston Spa High School was recently recognized on The Washington Post's list of 2017 America's Most Challenging High Schools, ...



Guest speech at local high school turns controversial  NEWS10 ABC

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Parents, teachers and students in Ballston Spa are upset after things got ugly with a guest speaker during an assembly on ...



Ballston Spa boys lacrosse passing grade in loss to Nisky  Troy Record

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> The Ballston Spa boys lacrosse team faced its toughest test of the season Tuesday afternoon and while they didn't ace the exam, they ...



Sheriff: School resource officers a huge asset  Times Union

BALLSTON SPA — A total of seven county schools have signed up to have trained and armed resource officers walk their corridors, Saratoga County Sheriff ...



Volunteers prepare thousands of donated gifts during Toys for Tots convoy in Saratoga  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – There's no way Santa is going to miss Christmas this year, not after the loud wake-up call he got from a Toys for Tots convoy on.



Girls Swimming: Ballston Spa sends five to state meet  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> The Ballston Spa girls swimming and diving team had its most successful Section II meet in program history on Nov. 4.



Wood Road Elementary names new principal  Albany Times Union

The Ballston Spa Board of Education appointed Anders Rasmussen as the new Wood Road Elementary School (WRES) principal on July 11. “Mr. Rasmussen ...



Burnt Hills girls lacrosse outlast Ballston Spa, 12-10 | News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Lacrosse if often a game of runs, one team ripping off a series of goals and their opponent forced to respond with a run of their.



Ballston Spa distance runner Dwyer signs with Xavier  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Ballston Spa High School senior cross country and track standout Tim Dwyer has accepted an athletic scholarship and signed a ...



Campus watch: Koszelak sets multiple marks for Rosemont  Times Union

It was Senior Day for the Rosemont men's lacrosse team on March 30 in Rosemont, Pa., and Ben Koszelek celebrated by setting two single-season marks and a ...



Ballston Spa High salutatorian: Ryan Madcharo  The Daily Gazette

Name: Ryan Madcharo; School: Ballston Spa High School; Class rank: Salutatorian; Parents: Victor and Cynthia; College or other plans: Cornell University; After ...



Lifeguard tests planned | Local News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is hiring more than 1000 lifeguards to work at beaches and pools ...



Saratoga Springs-based event planner specializes in setting multiple stages  The Daily Gazette

Every year for more than 30 years, hundreds of people convene in Downtown Saratoga Springs during the holiday season for the annual Victorian Streetwalk.



HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Shen boys lacrosse drop Ballston Spa, 8-4  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> It doesn't have a catchy name like the I-87 Cup or the I-50 battle, but Saturday's Shenendehowa at Ballston Spa Suburban Council tilt ...



Photos: Lego robotics tournament at Ballston Spa High  Times Union

The Ballston Spa High School's FIRST Robotics Team #3044 hosted a Hudson Valley FIRST Lego League qualifying tournament on Saturday. Teams across ...



Dennison J. Burdick | Obituaries | poststar.com  Glens Falls Post-Star

April 24, 1952 — February 1, 2019. BALLSTON SPA — Dennison J. Burdick, “Denny,” 66, passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, surrounded by his family.



Teen rescued from sewer recovering at home  Albany Times Union

BALLSTON SPA -- Christian McCarthy was cruising around on his bicycle and exploring the woods. Moments later, the inquisitive 14-year-old was falling four ...



Dragone leaving Ballston Spa schools | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Ballston Spa Superintendent of Schools Joseph P. Dragone is leaving his job to become senior executive officer at Capital Region ...



New principal for Saratoga Springs High School | News  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> Saratoga Springs High School has announced the appointment of a new principal.



Ballston Spa basketball twins taking different paths  Albany Times Union

Jordan Hipwell and Josh Hipwell have been the leading scorers for their respective Ballston Spa varsity basketball teams for the past two seasons. Josh Hipwell ...



Saratoga Springs names new high school principal  The Daily Gazette

Michelle Tsao, principal at Averill Park High School, this week was named the new principal of Saratoga Springs High School. She will take over the position ...



Ballston Spa Middle School closed Monday after fire  The Daily Gazette

Ballston Spa Middle School will be closed Monday for cleanup of damage from a fire that broke out in a mechanical room Sunday afternoon. Multiple crews ...



Ballston Spa's Jake Cook looking for more this season  Times Union

Ballston Spa. Reaching the state wrestling tournament as a junior proved to be a momentous accomplishment for Ballston Spa standout Jake Cook, but the ...



Summer means first jobs for many Saratoga County youth  The Daily Gazette

SARATOGA COUNTY — Galway High School soon-to-be senior Eddie Miskel was rattling off information about the bottle-making process on Friday at the ...



Dates, times of High School Musical Theatre Award participants' shows  Times Union

Were you Seen at the High School Musical Theatre Awards presented by the Times Union held at Proctors in Schenectady on Saturday, May 19, 2018?



'Survivor' contestant boosts Ballston Spa students  Albany Times Union

BALLSTON SPA -- Reality show contestant Missy Payne met Tuesday with students who are doing "Survivor"-style challenges at Ballston Spa High School.



Ballston Spa hosts students from France | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Twenty French students from Blanche-de-Castille High School in Le Chesnay, France, arrived at Ballston Spa High School in October ...



Ballston Spa High senior prom  The Daily Gazette

Photos from the Ballston Spa High School senior prom taken at Congress Park on Saturday, June 10, 2017, before heading to the Saratoga Springs City Center.



SEEN: Ballston Spa High School Prom  Albany Times Union

Image 1 of 75. Were you Seen at the Ballston Spa High School Senior Prom at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs on Friday, June 13, 2014? Were you ...



Henrietta TerSla Allen Morris | Obituaries | poststar.com  Glens Falls Post-Star

September 6, 1929 — January 4, 2019. BALLSTON SPA — Henrietta (Honey) TerSla Allen Morris passed into the arms of the Lord in the early morning hours of ...



Mayfield rolls past Argyle in semifinals | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

BALLSTON SPA — With a senior-laden team, the Mayfield volleyball team had high hopes heading into the season. After Tuesday's 3-0 win over Argyle in the S.



ROUNDUP: Spartans, Streaks, Black Horses moving on | Lacrosse  Glens Falls Post-Star

QUEENSBURY 20, BALLSTON SPA 6. Class B Semifinal. Ballston Spa 5 1 — 6. Queensbury (10, 13-3) 13 7 — 20. Goals-Assists. Ballston Spa: Mandy Casgriff ...



Navy officer deployed overseas surprises sister at graduation  CBS News

Arianna Crowd was walking across the stage at her graduation when she was given the best present: Her brother. Xavier Crowd, a petty officer in the U.S. Navy, ...



Colonie police car hits pedestrian, State AG wants to reinstate charge against Abelove, Raniere renews bid for bail, Albany County to use federal funds for immigrant assistance  alloveralbany

Abelove The state attorney general's office wants to reinstate a perjury charge against Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove, for allegedly lying to a ...



Galway punches its ticket to Class D title match | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

BALLSTON SPA — Coming into the season, the Galway volleyball team had just three returning players from last year's squad. Despite having several new face.



Walkout is their big step  Times Union

Area students say they're prepared to join a nationwide action against gun violence in wake of Florida school shooting. By Bethany Bump. Published 7:43 pm ...



Ballston Spa edges CBA on cold day for baseball  Times Union

Colonie. Parkas, hats and gloves were necessary to endure the three-hour athletic spectacle that unfolded Thursday afternoon at Christian Brothers Academy.



Football: Ballston Spa taps Raymond Toohey as next coach  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA >> The Ballston Spa board of education approved Raymond Toohey as the next football coach of the Scotties varsity football squad during the ...



William Williamson | Obituaries | poststar.com  Glens Falls Post-Star

January 31, 1943—April 10, 2019. SCHUYLERVILLE — William Williamson, 76, a longtime resident of Walsh Road, passed away at his home Wednesday, April ...



Ballston Spa celebrates college-bound student athletes | News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Six sensational student-athletes were commended for their hard work on and off the field in a ceremony celebrating their college ...



Ballston Spa teen dies in accident  Times Union

PROVIDENCE — A Ballston Spa High School junior lost her life Saturday night after the truck in which she was riding passed a car on a dark, rural road and the ...



Ballston Spa sibling trio heads to nationals  The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA — When Olivia Skylstad competes this upcoming week at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Lawrence, Kan., ...



H.S. Football: Murello steps down as Ballston Spa coach  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA >> After dedicating his life to football the past 20 years, Dave Murello decided make a difficult decision for any person with a 365-day passion ...



Beverley R. Charles | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Beverley R. Charles, 72, of Leola went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 5th, 2018. She was the loving wife of James R. Charles, Sr.



Man who put Scott in Scotties dies at 97  The Daily Gazette

A legendary Ballston Spa football coach has died at age 97, ending a story that began at the high school before World War II. The Ballston Spa sports teams, ...



Ballston Spa Class of 2014  Schenectady Gazette

Ballston Spa High School Graduation Class of 2014 at SPAC Wednesday.



Upstate NY boys who shared orphanage crib in Russia will share graduation stage  NewYorkUpstate.com

Two seniors at Ballston Spa High School will share a stage to get their diplomas in a few weeks. However, Joe Mather and Scott Brown began sharing as ...



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