Queensbury Union Free School District has lost a devoted public servant with the passing of longtime Queensbury Board of Education member Raymond Gordon. Gordon was a member of the board for the past 28 years and most recently served as its president since 2010... click headline for more
The Queensbury Board of Education has appointed Denise Troelstra as the director of secondary curriculum for Queensbury Union Free School District. Troelstra has served as an educational leader for many years while also teaching in the classroom. In her new administrative role, she will focus fulltime on providing educational leadership and support for grades 6-12 in the areas of curriculum, instruction and learning standards... click headline for more.
The Queensbury Board of Education has appointed Gwynne Cosh as assistant principal of William H. Barton Intermediate School. The local educator was welcomed to her new position after former assistant principal John Luthringer became principal... click headline for more
Of the 1,009 residents who voted on the annual school budget in May 2016, 62 percent chose to fill out an anonymous exit survey and share their thoughts with the Queensbury Board of Education. The survey results were posted on the budget webpage... click headline for more
During its June 2016 meeting, the New York State Board of Regents approved an emergency action that will allow certain students with disabilities to graduate with a Local Diploma after their school superintendents review their coursework and certify the students have met minimum requirements... click headline for more
Much like chefs refining their favorite recipes, teachers are constantly refining their lessons and instruction. In QUFSD, their efforts become more intense during the curriculum renewal process that occurs on a five-year rotating schedule... click headline for more
The Queensbury Board of Education has appointed Michael Brannigan as principal of Queensbury Middle School effective July 1, 2016. Brannigan is currently the middle school assistant principal. He will move into his new position following the internal transfer of current Principal Richard Keys... click headline for more
Queensbury residents passed a $59,196,134 school budget proposal for the 2016-17 school year by a vote of 784 in favor to 225 opposed on Tuesday, May 17. The school budget will maintain current programs and services for students as well as the current staffing level... click headline for more
Celebrate a healthy community with free screenings, educational booths and more at Queensbury Union Free School District’s Health and Wellness Fair. This free, informative event will be held on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Queensbury High School... click headline for more
Queensbury Union Free School District will begin issuing Chromebooks to students in grades 5-12 for in-school and at-home use at the start of the 2016-17 school year. Parents of students currently in grades 4-11 are invited to learn more about this 1:1 technology initiative, dubbed “Spartan TecKnow,” during a parent information night on Tuesday, May 31, at 7 p.m. in the Queensbury High School LGI Room, 409 Aviation Rd... click headline for more
The New York State Department of Labor recently conducted a test for asbestos in the Queensbury Middle School basement and air quality tests in the basements of the middle school and Queensbury High School. The air quality test in the high school basement was for sewage gas odor, and the results indicated no issues. Results from the state’s tests in the middle school basement are expected within a week or two... click headline for more
Queensbury Union Free School District is honoring its heritage and making its official Spartan logo more accessible with a new Identity Standards & Logo Use Guide that provides clear guidance for the district’s name, logo marks and colors... click headline for more.
The Queensbury Board of Education has appointed Richard Keys as the director of health, physical education and athletics, effective July 1, 2016... click headline for more
Law enforcement officers will be out in full force aboard school buses and in marked and unmarked vehicles as part of Operation Safe Stop on Thursday, April 21... click headline for more.