Ballston Spa Education Foundation awarded $5K in grants to educators

The Ballston Spa Education Foundation (BSEF) presented more than $5,000 in grant money to educators in the Ballston Spa Central School district.

The 2016-17 school year included two rounds of granting (fall and spring) totaling more than $13,000.

The recent spring cycle included the following grants:

$500 to the Ballston Spa Middle School (BSMS) for flexible seating options
$500 to the Gordon Creek Elementary School for flexible seating options
$1,000 to the Ballston Spa High School (BSHS) for group problem-solving Breakout Boxes
$1,194 to the BSMS for Alternative Energy Powerhouse Kits
$1,619 to the BSHS and BSMS for six trinocular microscopes
$510 to Gordon Creek Elementary School for twelve STEM Educational Kits.

With these latest grant awards, the BSEF has, since its inception in 1996, funded more than $353,000 in enrichment grants to the school district.

The members of the BSEF will spend the summer planning fundraising events scheduled for the 2017-18 school year.  More information is available by visiting

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