WHBI spreads May Day cheer

April showers bring May flowers, as the saying goes. May Day, a traditional springtime holiday is celebrated on May 1 with a little basket, usually including flowers or little treats.   WHBI’s Character Education Committee chose to observe the springtime celebration by making festive May Day baskets for all of the adults in the WHBI building.  …

Band and orchestra will be offered to fourth-grade students in 2021-22 school year

This September, WHBI students in grade 4 will now have the opportunity to participate in band and orchestra programs. “We are so excited to expand our instrumental music offerings to an additional grade level,” said K-12 Music Department Chair Gregory Verheyn. “Our orchestra and band programs are cumulative courses that continue through 12th grade at …

Board of Education adopts $69.8 million budget proposal

On Monday, March 8, the Queensbury UFSD Board of Education adopted a $69.8 million budget proposal.  The proposed budget preserves the programs and services currently provided in Queensbury schools with a spending increase of $2,291,962 or 3.39%. After considering the budget proposal, residents will vote on a $525,000 proposition to purchase four 72-passenger buses, which …

QHS Spanish Honor Society inducts new members

On Tuesday, April 27, the Spanish Honor Society inducted 13 sophomores and six juniors. The honor society also also recognized the 59 seniors.  Congratulations to the new inductees!

QHS announces third quarter honor roll and principal’s list

Grade 9 – Grade 10 – Grade 11 – Grade 12 Grade 9 Principal’s list Reann Abbey Jake Afsar-Keshmiri Carl Nathaniel Aguilar Ryan Allen Kyle Ball Matthew Bardin Brooke Barno Kaitlyn Barton Aidan Breault Julian Campopiano Xiao Ting Cheng Wu Madelyn Clark Maria Conway Alexander Coombes Elliana Cruikshank Allison Dittrich Bayley Duffy Madeline Dupuis Jacob …

Incoming Kindergarten Open House to be held virtually on April 29

A virtual open house will be held virtually for parents of incoming kindergarteners on Thursday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/91322548034 Meeting ID: 913 2254 8034 For information about registering your child for kindergarten, please visit the kindergarten registration and roundup page.

Six candidates vying for two seats on the Board of Education

On May 18, voters will elect candidates to fill two seats on the Queensbury Board of Education. One seat is through June 30, 2026 and one seat is through June 30, 2025. The individual who receives the most votes will receive the longer term. The following biographies were submitted by the candidates. Dawn Bleyenburg, MS, …

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