NYS Cluster Initiative information

Dear parent(s)/guardian(s), As you may be aware, the governor recently released guidance on the New York Cluster Initiative to aggressively respond to micro-clusters (outbreaks of new cases with a limited and definable geographic region.) Each county is assigned a tiered location and each tier has individualized metrics to enter a yellow, orange or red zone. …

QMS Guidelines for Success

Spartan P.R.I.D.E Preparation Respect Integrity Dedication Engagement Are you showing Spartan Pride? Preparation Do you have your materials? Are you ready to learn? Are you ready to go? Is your Chromebook charged? Respect Are you respecting yourself? Are you respecting others? Are your interactions positive? Integrity Are you being honest? Have you kept your word? …

District receives Helping Hands Award from Tri-County United Way

On Thursday, Nov. 12, the district was presented with the Tri-County United Way Helping Hands Award! This is the second consecutive year the district has received the award.  The Helping Hands Award was established in 1999 and is given annually to a school district that exemplifies the philosophy that their core values reflect an alignment …

Winter sports registration information

Section 2 announced low and moderate risk winter sports can begin on Dec. 14. These sports include bowling, nordic and alpine skiing, and boys swimming and diving. High risk winter sports (basketball, ice hockey, wrestling and cheering) are scheduled to start Jan. 4 (pending approval from state health officials). Please be aware that NYSPHSAA is not extending sports …

NYSPHSAA postpones start date for high risk winter sports

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has announced the start date for high risk winter sports (basketball, competitive cheer, ice hockey and wrestling) will be moved to Jan. 4, 2021. Until authorization is granted by state officials, NYSPHSAA member schools are not permitted to participate in sports determined to be high …

QHS varsity field hockey team mentality extends off the field; students collect donations for Salvation Army

When the Queensbury varsity field hockey team received the news that there would not be a field hockey season this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the students brainstormed other ways to use their team’s bond and strong work ethic. Food insecurity is a critical issue within the COVID-19 pandemic, with millions of people …

Section 2 low and moderate risk winter sports to begin on Dec. 14

The following announcement was sent from Section 2 on Friday, Nov. 13: Section 2 announced low and moderate risk winter sports can begin on Dec. 14. High risk sports would also start on Dec. 14, pending approval from the New York State Department of Health. If they do not have approval to compete, the official …

Third grade art students finish self-portrait projects

Students in Ms. Backus’ third grade art class began the school year working on a self-portrait. Students were asked to include giant sunglasses in their portraits illustrating their big dreams! The class spent time talking about their dreams and goals before working on the portraits. Some of the dreams included discovering a new animal, creating …

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