• 2014 Senior Scholarship Awards

    More than 100 Queensbury High School seniors were honored for their academic success, leadership and community involvement at the 2014 Senior Scholarship Awards on June 3. Thank you to all of the school and community groups who support our students by providing the following awards/scholarships...click on the headline to read more.

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  • QHS Student Gets Unique Look at Naval Academy

    Queensbury High School junior Logan Graham recently attended the 2014 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program, a six-day session that allows prospective applicants to experience first-hand what the Naval Academy has to offer. He was among approximately 2,550 high school juniors selected out of 15,000 applicants from around the country to participate. The NASS program...click on the headline to read more.

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  • QHS Students Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity Project

    Nearly 20 Queensbury High School students in grades 10 through 12 gave up their Saturday plans to volunteer on a Habitat for Humanity home-building project in Glens Falls on May 31. Under the guidance of several skilled worker volunteers, students installed windows, put up vinyl siding and insulation, and other jobs as needed. Participation in the project was coordinated by...click on the headline to read more.

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  • QHS Students Attend Model OAS at SUNY Plattsburgh

    Queensbury High School Latin American Studies students traveled to SUNY Plattsburgh June 1-3 to participate in the annual North Country High School Model authentic simulation of the Organization of American States. Over the three day period, students live and work in a collegiate setting...click on the headline to read more.

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  • Colton Bishop to attend UWC Program

    Queensbury High School junior Colton Bishop has been selected by the United World Colleges (UWC) program to study abroad at UWC Atlantic College in Wales, UK for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years. Bishop has received a full scholarship to attend UWC and will spend the next two years (his senior year and a post-grad year) studying the International Baccalaureate Programme. In January...click on the headline to read more.

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  • QHS Student Awards

    Thursday, May 29, 95 students in grades 9-12 were recognized with Student Spotlight and Student of the Quarter awards in the high school auditorium. Each academic department selected students for these honors and provided a narrative about each student. Students were honored not only for the quality of their academic work, but their leadership, positive attitudes and contributions to the school and classroom environment. Click on the headline for pictures and a list of student honorees.

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  • Holocaust Survivor Visits QHS

    Mr. Murray Jaros, a Holocaust survivor, recently visited Queensbury High School. Students from Mrs. Rodriguez and Mr. Andrejkovics AP World and Global classes had the opportunity to hear his inspirational story.

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  • Hike for Hope - Cody's Climb

    Approximately 40 Queensbury students took part in the sixth annual Hike for Hope - Cody's Climb, a four-mile hike up Prospect Mountain in Lake George, on Sunday, May 18. Cody's Climb was first organized by the parents of Queensbury High School student Cody Miller who committed suicide in 2007. Since that first climb, students from Queensbury and surrounding school districts have participated in the Hike to remember their peers who have died by suicide, and to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention.

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  • SUNY Adirondack Business/Technology Competition Results

    Thirty-seven Queensbury High School business and technology students competed at the 21st annual ACC Business Day competition on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at SUNY Adirondack. More than 300 students from 11 area schools competed in...click on the headline to read more.

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  • Irion and Switzer Honored by National Football Foundation

    Congratulations to QHS football coach John Irion and player Aidan Switzer, who were recognized by the Capital District Chapter of the National Football Foundation on May 6. Irion was named Section 2 Class A Coach of the Year and Switzer was the overall winner of the Scholar Athlete Award from Section 2.

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  • NHS Collects for Local Charity

    The QHS National Honor Society collected almost 100 boxes of personal hygiene items for the Warren County Family Services. This agency was chosen as the QHS 'charity of choice' for future food drives and community service events. The need was determined by the NHS officers while delivering food back in the fall. The students were very impressed by the work that this agency does for our area.

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  • QHS Student Chosen as 'Future Leader'

    Congratulations to Carly Fielding, who has been selected as a '40 Under Forty Future Business Leaders for 2014' by the Albany Business Review. Their advisory board, who reviewed all of the student submissions, was impressed by her determination, ambition, and outstanding effort in both their academic work and in the community.

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  • NCBI Works to Reduce Prejudice

    Queensbury High School student leaders demonstrated their extraordinary leadership skills during the April 30 NCBI Workshop. Both QHS and Hudson Falls School District students worked together to reduce prejudice and create ally's within the school culture and community. QHS leaders included Brendan Thompson, Elizabeth Barton, Lynn Edwards, Colleen Senglaub, Mitchell Smith, Mallory Perry & Monty Liu.

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  • QHS Orchestra Earns Gold with Distinction Rating

    On Wednesday April 23, the Queensbury High School Chamber Ensemble participated in New York State Music Association (NYSSMA) Majors Festival held in Ballston Spa, NY. The Queensbury High School Chamber Ensemble earned the highest possible accolades, a Gold with Distinction. The Orchestra ...click on the headline to read more.

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  • QHS FBLA Club Performs Well in State Competition

    Members of the Queensbury High School FBLA club qualified to compete at the 50th annual FBLA State Leadership Conference held April 9-11, 2014 in Rochester, NY. This is an event where the best of the best come together for three days of concentrated leadership, communication and competition. In September, Carly Fielding, QHS FBLA president, inspired members to work toward the goal of attending...click on the headline to read more.

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  • Montreal, Here We Come!

    This morning, March 21, at 7:30 a.m., 47 QHS students and four chaperones departed for a weekend excursion to Montreal. Led by French Club Advisor Monelle Cottrell, the itinerary includes sightseeing tours of Old Montreal, urban art, theatres, ecosystems at the Biodome, and Basilique Notre-Dame. The group has also planned a snowshoeing excursion through Jean Drapeau park and a Hip Hop dance workshop! Bon Voyage!

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  • Latin American Studies Class Visits D.C.

    Students in Michael Anderson's Latin American studies class visit with the Ambassador of The Bahamas on March 14 in Washington, DC. The other half of the class was meeting with the diplomats at the Embassy of Canada.

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  • QHS Student Submits Winning "My Favorite Teacher" Essay

    Congratulations to QHS Art teacher Jennifer Brewer and freshman Emma Montesi, who submitting the winning essay in the "My Favorite Teacher" contest sponsored by Barnes and Noble in Saratoga Springs. Students were asked to submit an original piece of writing in 500 words or less explaining how a teacher has influenced them. English teacher Cindy Pepper encouraged her honor students to submit entries, and Emma Montesi's essay was chosen for recognizing Mrs. Brewer. "Art has provided me an outlet for my feelings. Mrs. Brewer inspires you to set goals, believe in yourself and motivates you toward success." Mrs. Brewer and Emma will be recognized at the Barnes and Noble store in a ceremonial event this spring.

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  • Bethel and Gillingham Earn Section II Awards

    Congratulations to QHS girls basketball coach Megan Bethel and player Lindsay Gillingham, who were recognized at the 2014 Section II Girls Basketball Scholar Athlete breakfast on March 9. Lindsay was one of five student athletes...click on the headline to read more.

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  • BRINGING AN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION TO QUEENSBURY

    Queensbury High School is excited to announce that it has become the newest member of an ever growing global community of nearly 4,000 schools offering the International Baccalaureate diploma in 144 different countries. One of just 54 schools in New York State and...click on the headline to read more.

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  • Key Club Student to Lead Local Clubs

    Congratulations to Queensbury High School junior Logan Graham, who was recently elected by nine local school districts to the position of Lieutenant Governor for District 15 Key Club. Slated for induction at the leadership conference in Albany on March 28, Logan will be responsible for meeting with other lieutenant governors from NYS, visiting the other schools...click on the headline to read more.

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  • QHS Welcomes Senior Citizens for Annual Dinner and Musical

    More than 200 senior citizens were on hand for the QHS annual Senior Citizens Dinner on March 5. After enjoying a baked ziti dinner in the cafe they attended a special performance of “Grease.” Special thanks to our students and staff members who made this event possible: Sophomore Class of 2016, Student Senate, Key Club, FBLA, Honor Society and Art Honor Society.

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  • Seniors Earn Teen Excellence Awards

    Four Queensbury High School students were among 20 local teens honored as a 2014 Post Star Teen Excellence Award Winner at the Queensbury Hotel on March 5. Congratulations to seniors Andrew Cross, Carly Fielding, Kendall Grace and Rachel Molloy. The annual award program recognizes teens for their contributions to the school ....click on the headline for more.

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  • QHS Welcomes Japanese Visitors

    Two Japanese university students studying early childhood in Saga City recently visited Queensbury high school. Our visitors toured the building, spent time in English and Social Studies classes, and had lunch with ESL students. Pictured are students from Japan, China, Thailand, Jamaica, Turkey, Guyana, and the Philippines.

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  • Teens Recognized for Advocacy Efforts

    Two QHS students recently received 2014 Reality Check awards: Congratulations to seniors Kalie White, Youth of the Year Award, and Hanna Rinn, honorable mention for Youth Advocate of the Year, for the Capital Region. Kalie and Hanna traveled to the Empire State Plaza to receive their awards - including a special proclamation from Assemblyman Dan Stec.

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  • QHS Teen to Serve as Advocate for Epilepsy

    Queensbury High School junior Karalyn Tougas will travel to Washington DC to participate in “Teens Speak Up,” a national advocacy conference sponsored by the National Epilepsy Foundation March 20-25. Joined by other teens and pre-teens with epilepsy from around the country, Tougas will receive training on issues...click on the headline to read more.

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  • QHS Students Headed to Italy

    Twenty QHS students and three chaperones left early this morning for an educational excursion through Italy. The tour includes visits to Rome, Florence, and Venice. Everyone is excited about the trip and anxious to beat the impending snow storm!

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  • Ryan’s Story: Bullying, Cyber Bullying and Youth Depression

    The mood in the Queensbury High School auditorium was somber on Feb. 3 as ninth- and tenth-grade students listened to John Halligan describe the moment when, while out of town on business, he learned of his son Ryan’s suicide in 2003 at age 13. He told students, “Ask for help if you need it. I guarantee that all of you are loved beyond belief. There are people who love you and would miss you so much if you were gone.” The message was part of “Ryan’s Story: Bullying, Cyber Bullying and Youth Depression,” a 90-minute...click on the headline to read more.

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  • SADD Collecting Jeans for Homeless Teens

    SADD club has teamed up with dosomething.org and Aeropostale to run a "Teens for Jeans" drive! About 1 in 3 people experiencing homelessness is under the age of 18. One of the items homeless youth request most is a pair of jeans. Please donate your gently used jeans to our "Teens for Jeans" drive. For each pair donated you will ...click on the headline to read more.

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  • Earth's Elders Share Core Values

    Through the local Earth's Elders program, QHS global ethics students visited with residents of The Glen on January 21 to discuss core values. Divided into small groups, students met with one senior citizen to talk about what values helped them the most in their lives. There was a lot of discussion about respect, integrity, courage, and responsibility within the groups. It was a great experience for all, and students came away with valuable information and advice about living a fulfilling and exciting life. Queensbury School District is very fortunate to have so many senior citizens participating in The Earth Elders Program at the Glen who so willingly share their life experiences.

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  • Junior Student/Parent College Planning Program

    In just sixteen short months, the Class of 2015 will be graduating from high school. Juniors and their parents are invited to an evening program that focuses on the college planning process on February 4. Click on the headline for details.

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  • QHS Senior earns Figure Skating Medal

    QHS senior Kendall Grace was awarded a gold medal in dance by US Figure Skating. She is now a double gold medalist in US Figure Skating. Congratulations to Kendall on this outstanding achievement!

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  • 2014-15 Course Selection Process

    High school students will begin the 2014-15 course selection process beginning January 8. School counselors will provide classroom presentations during English class for current juniors on Wednesday, January 8 through Thursday, January 9. Presentations for current freshmen and sophomores will take place during math class on Friday, January 10 through Monday, January 13. Click on the headline to read more.

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  • Mrs. Bundy Teacher of the Week

    Congratulations to the December 30, 2013 WKBE Teacher of the Week, Mrs. Kerri Bundy, QHS English teacher. According to the WKBE 100.3 website, she was nominated because: "Mrs. Bundy’s passion for teaching is inspiring to her students and every day she comes up with creative lessons to help her students develop into better readers and writers. Mrs. Bundy often stays after school to work with individual students on their essays. She does an incredible job preparing her students for college and finds out what her students are interested in, then incorporates that for a lesson activity."

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  • Bishop elected to state-level FBLA office

    Congratulations to Queensbury High School FBLA Co-treasurer Colton Bishop, who was recently elected to the position of Assistant to the FBLA State Vice President. Bishop submitted his application for the position at the fall district meeting of the FBLA in October. Colton will assist ... click on the headline to read more.

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  • FBLA Connects with Local Youth Center

    On December 13, more than a dozen QHS FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) students spent a fun and interesting afternoon at the Glens Falls Area Youth Center. The goal was to make a connection with the Youth Center kids and set the stage for future visits to help these younger students with homework and enjoy the chance to have a role model in their lives outside of school. At the end of our day, the Youth Center presented a handmade ornament to each of the FBLA members! Many thanks to Matt Congdon, Director, for this wonderful opportunity!

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  • Jewelry and Gems Sale a Success

    The recent FBLA Jewelry and Gems sale was a big success! The group made more than $200 with this unique sale of recycled costume jewelry and accessories, with the proceeds benefiting the Glens Falls Area Youth Center and the FBLA Scholarship fund.

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  • Giving Back Through Their Camera Lens

    December 7, 2013 was Help-Portrait Day and for the second year in a row, Queensbury High School photography students and their teacher, Anthony Aquino, participated in the event and gave back to their community through their camera lens by taking pictures and providing printed portraits to more than 30 people at the Open Door Mission in Glens Falls.

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  • Students of the Quarter

    Congratulations to the Students of the Quarter for the first marking period of 2013-14: Amanda Pellerin, Art; Jade Brust, CTE/SAEC Criminal Justice; Ilana Antiles, English; Caroline Gillam, French; Kylie Kirby, Spanish; Clare Severance, Math; Alicia Bautista, Music; Kyle Gross, Business; Clare O'Brien, Technology; Amy Zuccaro, P.E.; Catera Maille, Health; Elizabeth Miele, Science; Carly Rodriguez, Social Studies;and Danika Hamer, Student Services.

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  • Spartans win State Football Title

    Congratulations to the Spartan football team! QHS won its first state football championship Friday, November 29, beating Williamsville North (suburban Buffalo) 36-7 in the Class A title game at the Carrier Dome.

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  • Mrs. Petramale WKBE Teacher of the Week

    Congratulations to Karen Petramale, algebra & trigonometry teacher at the Queensbury High School, WKBE 100.3 The Point Teacher of the Week. Her nomination stated: “Mrs. Petramale is an exceptional teacher that always puts in so much work to see her students succeed. She always stays after school when students need help and finds a way to make math fun. It is because of her efforts that most of her students are able to improve their Regents scores.”

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  • QHS Helping Those in Need

    Thank you to all of our staff members who donated to the annual Thanksgiving collection. This year we are able to provide five families with complete, fully cooked Thanksgiving meals. Thanks to an additional donation from the SUNY Adirondack Nursing Club, we are providing four additional families with Thanksgiving food baskets. What a great display of your commitment to our school and community!

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  • NHS Collects Food for Local Pantry

    The Queensbury High School Chapter of the National Honor society recently completed a food drive for the Salvation Army Food Pantry. More than 60 boxes of food items were delivered to the Salvation Army on November 20, just in time to help families in need during the holidays. The food drive is the organization's fall service project.

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  • NHS Inducts New Members

    The Queensbury High School Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted two new members on November 13. Congratulations to seniors Delaney Silvernell and Matthew Reeves, who bring the membership to a total of 68 students. The National Honor Society has ranked as one of...click on the headline to read more.

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  • QHS Sophomore Featured on "Personal Best"

    Queensbury High School sophomore Rachel Paige is featured on the CBS Channel 6 "Personal Best" website - the page was created to highlight student-athletes who give their personal best all the time. To get the link to the video, click on the headline.

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  • ExxonMobil Grant to Support STEM Activities

    Queensbury High School Principal Damian Switzer was presented with a $500 2013 Educational Alliance Math & Science Grant November 19. This was awarded by the local Jolly Exxon Mobile station to help fund the STEM (science, technology, English, math) activities.

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  • Exemplary Student of the Month - October

    Congratulations to McKenna Krywy and Evan Lovering - RACE October Students of the Month for Integrity. Click on the headline for details.

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  • ADK Literature Class Hikes Hadley Mountain

    Mr. Gormley's Adirondack Literature class hiked up Hadley Mountain on November 6. After the two-mile hike to the summit that includes great views of the southern Adirondacks, Mr. Gormely gave students a short lecture about the history of the fire tower at the top and then students recorded observations in their journals. Click on the headline for an additional photo from the hike.

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  • Media Production Class visits SUNY ADK Broadcast Studio

    Members of the media production class recently got the opportunity to experience each role that a live broadcast studio offers at SUNY Adirondack.

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  • Birds of Prey visit QHS

    Trish Marki, Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY, talked with high school students on October 16 about wildlife rehabilitation and conservation. Students got a close-up look at several birds of prey, including a red tailed hawk, barred owl, falcon and horned owl. All of the birds of prey were rescued from life-threatening injuries and can no longer live in the wild, so the institute uses them to help educate the public about their importance to the ecosystem.

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