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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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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 ...



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 ...



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 voters to decide $24M referendum | Local News  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. – Ballston Spa Central School District residents will vote Tuesday on a nearly $24 million facilities improvement bond referendum.



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 High School holds graduation ceremony at SPAC  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> Nearly 290 students graduated from Ballston Spa High School on Thursday during a ceremony at Saratoga Performing Arts ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 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 ...



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 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 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, ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Planning underway for upcoming Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Planning is underway for the upcoming Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting.



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, ...



Guilderland, Ballston Spa improvements on ballot  Times Union

Voters in two Capital Region school districts go to the polls Tuesday to decide on multi-million-dollar improvement projects. In Guilderland, a $42.7 million ...



Arrest made in false threats against Ballston Spa High School  WNYT

Police in Ballston Spa arrested one person for allegedly spreading a rumor about threats against the high school.



Business & Education Breakfast Hosted by Clean Tech ECHS  Albany Times Union

The Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College High School, a NYS Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) Program, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Ballston Spa woman accused of stealing from Walmart  Glens Falls Post-Star

WILTON — A Ballston Spa woman is accused of stealing items from Walmart.



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.



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.



Bank helps with Ballston Spa High School's robotics team  The Saratogian

Staff report. BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Ballston Spa National Bank recently gave $6,000 to help pay for the Ballston Spa High School robotics team's participation ...



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 ...



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, ...



GESD postpones football games due to illness issues | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District varsity football game at Ballston Spa High School scheduled for Friday and the junior varsity game, ...



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.



Local students plan to walk out March 14 | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Seniors at Ballston Spa High School reached out to their principal during break last month following the shooting that left 17 students ...



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 ...



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.



ROUNDUP: Spartans, Streaks, Black Horses moving on  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 ...



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

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



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Photos: Lego robotics tournament at Ballston Spa High  Times Union

Ballston Spa Schools hosts the Hudson Valley FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament in Ballston Spa, NY. Media: Times Union. The Ballston Spa High ...



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.



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?



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



WaPo: Ballston Spa High School one of America's Most Challenging  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA >> Ballston Spa High School was recently recognized on the Washington Post's 2015 list of America's Most Challenging High Schools, with ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Community calendar | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

See more Calendar listings at www.saratogian.com/community. Submit items at least two weeks in advance to calendar@saratogian.com.



Saints softball falls to Tamarac for league title  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> What a difference a year makes. A year after a sub .500 year the Tamarac Bengals now own the Wasaren League title after exploding ...



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 ...



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.



Smile: Ballston Spa Graduation  The Daily Gazette

Over 320 students from the Ballston Spa High School Class of 2015 graduated on June 24, 2015 at SPAC.



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 ...



Conservative students open up on guns and activism  The Daily Gazette

Not every student walked out of school. Not every student joined protests that marched across school campuses and city streets over the past month, as student ...



Assemblywoman Woerner announces bid for third term | News  The Saratogian

ROUND LAKE, N.Y. >> Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner, D-Round Lake, has announced her campaign for re-election to a third term.



Ballston Spa Class of 2014  Schenectady Gazette

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



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 ...



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 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 ...



Henrietta TerSla Allen Morris  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 ...



On The Move  Times Union

EDUCATION. BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL. Recommended Video. An Error Has Occurred. Sears Officially Files for Bankruptcy. Speed. Normal. Quality.



GESD appoints Halloran superintendent | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education officially appointed David Halloran as superintendent of schools effective July ...



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 ...



Plenty of work ahead for new Saratoga Springs superintendent  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> Michael Patton has a passion for education.



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 ...



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.



Pumping iron pays off for lineman, female athletes  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> While the spring sports season was less than 48 hours away, the lineman of the fall were looking six months ahead. It wasn't just ...



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 ...



Teens charged in Ballston Spa High School sexting case  Albany Times Union

Two Ballston Spa High School students were arrested on sexting charges. A Ballston Spa High School official contacted the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office ...



Ballston Spa inducts HOF Class of 2015 | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA >> More than a dozen people were inducted to the Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday.



2017 Ballston Spa Film Festival - Friday, Aug 4, 2017 until Saturday, Aug 5, 2017  Saratoga.com

Get the details on 2017 Ballston Spa Film Festival and other Saratoga Springs, NY area events on Saratoga.com.



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., ...



113th Assembly District candidates both support SAFE Act repeal  The Daily Gazette

Assembly District 113 -- Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner and her potential Republican challenger, 21-year-old Ballston Spa High School graduate Morgan ...



Zegers steps up campaign to challenge Woerner | News  The Saratogian

MALTA, N.Y. >> Still two months shy of college graduation, 21-year-old Morgan Zegers of Malta is ramping up her campaign to challenge Assemblywoman ...



'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.



Times Union All-Stars: wrestling (Division I)  Albany Times Union

Tyler Barnes' junior year took him all the way up the stairs at Times Union Center, then about a month later to the state capitol. The Ballston Spa junior earned ...



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

Their parents became friends during the adoption process.



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