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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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Albany Empire stars pay a visit to Ballston Spa team to discuss strength and conditioning  Troy Record

BALLSTON SPA, NY − The Ballston Spa High School Football team was paid a special visit Thursday afternoon following a practice behind the Ballston Spa ...



Jack Donnelly propels Saratoga boys soccer past Ballston Spa, 1-0  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – After 80 minutes of play and without a goal, boys soccer goes into a winner-take-all scenario with the first goal to cross the line ...



Police: Five charged with robbing teen of money, phone in Schenectady  The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY -- Five people have been charged in connection with the robbery of a teenager Friday night, police said. The incident happened just before ...



Ballston Spa High School Class of 2019 gives a final thank you for all the support  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The members of the Ballston Spa High School Class of 2019 gave a collective thank you to the community that raised, educated ...



Photos: Ballston Spa High School graduation  Times Union

Image 1 of 55. Tamara Myvette receives her diploma from Principal Gianleo Duca during the Ballston Spa High School graduation ceremony at Saratoga ...



Ballston Spa High School Holds Its 142nd Commencement at SPAC  The Daily Gazette

Ballston Spa High School held its 142nd Commencement at SPAC in Saratoga Springs Wednesday. June 26, 2019.



Malta Community Day great fun for all ages  The Saratogian

MALTA, N.Y. — The 31st Malta Community Day brought folks from all over the neighborhood out to enjoy a day of fun and beautiful weather.



Ballston Spa School registration office relocated to BSHS  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — The Ballston Spa Central School District's centralized student registration process will now be completed in the Guidance Office of the ...



Police identify pedestrian killed in Saturday train collision in Waterford  The Daily Gazette

WATERFORD -- The man struck and killed by a train Saturday morning has been identified as a man from Waterford, police said Tuesday. Richard H. Nelson, Jr.



Ballston Spa school concerts planned | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — A series of free Ballston Spa Central Schools spring concerts is scheduled. Dates are:



Bills score 3 TDs in final 4 minutes to beat Vikings 27-23  WRGB

ORCHARD PARK, N. Y. (AP) — Aside from a stunning comeback to close Buffalo's first perfect preseason in franchise history, the Bills have even more ...



Ballston Spa School Budget and Vote Information  Albany Times Union

The Ballston Spa Central School District Board of Education recently approved a proposed budget of $92,030,147 for the 2019-2020 school year. The adopted ...



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 ...



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 students build Tiny Home for veteran  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Ballston Spa High School Technology Department has completed a Tiny Home project that will provide a local veteran with a new ...



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 ...



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 ...



Gold helps lead Ballston Spa baseball past Niskayuna  Times Union

Ballston Spa. Luke Gold informed Ballston Spa baseball coach Curtis Nobles prior to the start of Thursday's Suburban Council encounter against undefeated ...



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 ...



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 ...



Forum on Heroin and Opioid Abuse planned for June 18 in Ballston Spa  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo, in conjunction with Town Supervisors Scott Ostrander and Tim Szczepaniak, will hold an ...



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 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 ...



Ballston Spa standout Luke Gold better after "scary situation"  Times Union

Ballston Spa baseball star Luke Gold was heading home from the hospital Sunday and wanted to know when he could get back into the batter's box. “He was ...



High school baseball rankings  Times Union

Class AA. 1. Shenendehowa (13-6, last week No. 2): The Plainsmen take on Ballston Spa Wednesday in a nonleague tuneup for sectionals. 2. Saratoga (13-6 ...



Coach of the Year: Curtis Nobles of Ballston Spa  Times Union

From the moment he took over as head coach of the Ballston Spa baseball program, Curtis Nobles did not just want to build a winner, he wanted to construct ...



Ballston Spa man charged with DWI | Crime and Courts | poststar.com  Glens Falls Post-Star

GREENFIELD — A Ballston Spa man faces multiple charges after driving off the road and striking a fence post.



Memorial Day parade in Ballston Spa draws crowd  The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA - Sunshine gleamed off the white uniforms of the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power Training Unit as they marched through downtown Ballston Spa ...



Capital Region Graduations 2019  The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY — Freshly armed with a new executive director and a *fresh* round of federal grant funding, COCOA House is preparing to enter the summer ...



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 ...



Large-School Baseball Athlete of the Year  Albany Times Union

Athlete of the Year: Luke Gold, Ballston Spa. For those unfamiliar with Luke Gold's talents on the diamond, June 14 proved to be an illuminating experience as ...



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.



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 standout Luke Gold hit in helmet, hospitalized  Times Union

Luke Gold, a former local high school baseball star who was sent to the hospital after a pitch hit him in the helmet Sunday, was later released from the hospital ...



Heroin and opioid abuse community forum  NEWS10 ABC

Officials in Saratoga County will hold an educational community forum on heroin and opioid abuse on Tuesday.



Student suspended after gun found at Ballston Spa High School  NEWS10 ABC

The Ballston Spa School District will meet with law enforcement to go over how a recent lockdown was handled.



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, ...



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, ...



Group of Capital Region schools make state's best performing list  The Daily Gazette

A handful of Capital Region schools on Tuesday were included in the state's list of “Recognition Schools,” buildings that registered the best academic ...



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.



Summer Vacation: Checca putting in the work for baseball future  Times Union

Ballston Spa. If you let a baseball hat sit idle long enough, the side panels are sure to sag over time. Following the end of the school year, one that included a ...



Ballston Spa native retiring after more than 50 years behind the plate  WRGB

GALWAY, N. Y. (WRGB) - This week will mark the end of an era for a staple at baseball fields across the Capital Region. Umpire Rich Wurster is retiring after 52 ...



Scotties need eight innings, but outslug Spartans 9-8  The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA -- There's no truth to the notion that Vince McMahon orchestrated the baseball game between Ballston Spa and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake ...



Ballston Spa students create recruitment video for Sheriff  Albany Times Union

Ballston Spa High School students recently produced a recruitment video for the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office. It will premiere at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug.



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 ...



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 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 ...



4 boys charged after Ballston Spa school lockdown investigation  Times Union

BALLSTON SPA -- Four boys were arrested after a scare Tuesday morning at the Ballston Spa schools that prompted a lockdown, Saratoga County deputies ...



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, ...



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, ...



Photos: Shenendehowa High School graduation  Times Union

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Shenendehowa High School held it's graduation ceremony Thursday afternoon at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Valedictorian ...



Malta veteran receives keys to donated 'tiny home'  Times Union

Malta. A local veteran finds himself living in some new digs this weekend — thanks to a "tiny" but cozy new home that a collaboration of students and several ...



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 ...



Malta Avenue Elementary School students learn rock 'n' roll revolution  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Local students learned about the rock 'n' roll revolution earlier this week during a special program with Saratoga Performing Arts ...



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?



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Commentary: Consider auxiliary police in Saratoga County schools  Times Union

In the interest of safer schools, several Saratoga County school districts have posted sheriff's deputies in their schools. It costs about $90,000 to fund a single ...



2019 Capital Region Football Hall of Fame class announced  Troy Record

ALBANY, NY − Thirteen players, six coaches, an official, two veteran media members and the 1953 Nott Terrace championship team make up the Capital ...



Photos: Schenectady High School graduation  Times Union

Image 1 of 52. Chanae Washington crosses the stage to receive her diploma during the 27th commencement of Schenectady High School on Wednesday, June ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Surprise guest hands Ballston Spa graduate diploma  NEWS10 ABC

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



Wilton fire displaces family, Operation Adopt A Soldier charity  The Daily Gazette

WILTON - A late Saturday afternoon fire ripped through a multi-purpose building that housed a charity for soldiers and an apartment where a family of four lived.



Capital Region Football Hall of Fame class announced | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

ALBANY — Thirteen players, six coaches, an official, two veteran media members and the 1953 Nott Terrace championship team make up the Capital Region ...



Ballston Spa graduates celebrate | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> A large crowd turned out for Ballston Spa High School's 140th commencement exercise at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on ...



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?



Community builds 'tiny home' for local veteran  WNYT

A local veteran was given keys to his newly donated "tiny home" during a ceremony Saturday morning.



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 ...



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 ...



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 school official's fate prompts protests  Albany Times Union

Parents and students in Ballston Spa escalated their criticism of school district leaders this week over what they said was the planned dismissal of an assistant ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Goebel, Nicosia, Higgins and McGivern inducted into Capital Region Football Hall of Fame | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

ALBANY — A total of 13 players, six coaches, an official, two veteran media members and the 1953 Nott Terrace championship team made up the Capital ...



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.



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 ...



Calendar: What's happening this week  Albany Times Union

MUSIC. CLASSICAL. Amernet String Quartet, Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Road, Woodstock. 4 p.m. Sunday. $5-$45. 845-679-8217 or ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Steven A. Nutting | Obituaries | poststar.com  Glens Falls Post-Star

August 6, 1953 — June 24, 2019. SARATOGA SPRINGS — Steven A. Nutting, 65, a resident of Saratoga Springs, lost his short battle with liver cancer on June ...



Ballston Spa Class of 2014  Schenectady Gazette

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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