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    • Voters Pass 2017-18 School Budget

      Tonight voters in Queensbury Union Free School District passed a $62,831,747 budget proposal for the 2017-18 school year by a vote of 829 to 246. The proposed budget maintains current programs and services for students...

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    • A Message from the Superintendent on May 11 Evacuation

      I want to express my gratitude tonight to our students, families, faculty and staff for they way in which they handled the evacuation of our Queensbury schools on Thursday, May 11. Today we simultaneously evacuated nearly 3,400 students. During this evacuation, our highest priority was the safety of our children, faculty and staff, and I am so pleased with the manner in which all conducted themselves...

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    • Safe Evacuation, Dismissal Changes Prompted by Threat

      This afternoon Queensbury Union Free School District received notification of a threat that led to the safe evacuation of all four school buildings. All students are safe, but as a precaution, all four school buildings have been evacuated. No students, parents or visitors will be allowed to enter the school buildings while they are cleared by law enforcement, following standard safety protocols. Due to the time of day of the reported threat, dismissal procedures for students have been adjusted...

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    • Experts' Concerns for "13 Reasons Why" Prompt Focus on Mental Health Resources

      Mental health has become a national topic of conversation lately, and not just because May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health experts are cautioning parents and students about an online series broadcast on Netflix, 13 Reasons Why, and directing them to take advantage of mental health resources such as those available in Queensbury schools and the local community...

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    • District Earns Fifth Title as Best Communities for Music Education

      Queensbury Union Free School District has been recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants as one of the Best Communities for Music Education for the fifth consecutive year...

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    • Schoolzilla Notifies Districts of Information Security Fix

      Queensbury Union Free School District has been informed that one of the vendors used to help staff serve students more effectively, Schoolzilla PBC, experienced an information security incident in April. Schoolzilla immediately fixed the issue and notified the district that there was no reason to believe it would impact Queensbury...

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    • Board of Education adopts 2017-18 school budget proposal

      The Queensbury Board of Education has adopted a $62,831,747 budget proposal for the 2017-18 school year. Queensbury Union Free School District residents will vote on the proposal on Tuesday, May 16, from 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Queensbury Elementary School Gymnasium...

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    • 2017-18 State Budget Increases Education Funding

      New York lawmakers have approved a 2017-18 state budget that calls for an overall increase in education funding of $1.1 billion, or 4.4 percent. The state budget will allow Queensbury schools to receive a nearly $1.6 million state aid increase next year...

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    • Buildings to Battle in Hoops for Heart Tournament

      Who will win the battle of the buildings? Find out during the Hoops for Heart Tournament featuring staff from all four Queensbury schools on Wednesday, April 5, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Queensbury High School Blue Gym...

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    • District Revises Tax Cap Calculation

      In early March, Queensbury Union Free School District received new financial information that changed the district's tax cap calculation from a negative number to a positive number. Assistant Superintendent for Business Scott Whittemore shared details on the change during a Queensbury Board of Education budget presentation in March...

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    • Test Drive a School Bus at Job Fair on March 25

      Explore a career as a bus driver for Queensbury schools during the Bus Driver Job Fair on Saturday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to noon at Queensbury Elementary School...

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    • Get to Know the Assistant Superintendent for Business

      The New York State Association of School Business Officials featured Queensbury Assistant Superintendent for Business Scott Whittemore as its "Member in Focus" in the winter 2017 issue of The Reporter...

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    • Goals, Challenges Shape 2017-18 School Budget

      Before the annual school budget vote in May, the Queensbury Board of Education and district officials must plan how to achieve their budget goals while addressing the challenges affecting expenses and revenue for Queensbury Union Free School District...

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    • Queensbury Schools Enrollment at More Than 3,300

      The Post-Star incorrectly reported the enrollment figure for Queensbury Union Free School District by nearly 500 students in an article published on Saturday, Feb. 11...

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    • Governor outlines school aid, educational initiatives in Executive Budget Proposal

      New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal on Tuesday, Jan. 17, that includes a $1 billion increase in overall funding for the state’s schools in the 2017-18 school year. Queensbury Union Free School District would receive a state aid increase of 4 percent, before factoring in state aid designated for voter-approved capital projects...

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