• Voters Give Feedback on Budget, District

    Of the 1,075 residents who voted on the annual school budget proposal in May 2017, 57 percent chose to fill out an anonymous exit survey and share their thoughts with the Queensbury Board of Education...

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  • Statement on Arrest of Elizabeth Barthelmas

    On June 14, 2017, a Saratoga Springs City School District elementary teacher, Elizabeth Barthelmas, was arrested by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department. Barthelmas worked for Queensbury Union Free School District from the 1994-95 school year through the 2003-04 school year, but the allegations are not related to her time of employment in Queensbury...

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  • Google Names Queensbury an Education Reference District

    Technology giant Google has selected Queensbury Union Free School District as a Google for Education Reference District. Queensbury is now one of only six school districts in New York and 52 in the United States to receive the designation...

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  • BOE Grants Tenure for 10

    The Queensbury Board of Education granted tenure to 10 instructional and administrative staff members during a special meeting in May...

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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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