Queensbury students perform at Area All-State

Twenty-three Queensbury High School students performed in the NYSSMA Zone 7 Area All-State Festival, which took place on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18-19 at Saratoga Springs High School. The finest student musicians in the area are chosen through an application and NYSSMA solo audition process. NYSSMA Zone 7 Area encompasses all of Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, …

QMS announces first quarter honor roll and principal’s list

Congratulations to the following QMS students who are being recognized for their hard work during the first quarter! Grade 6   Grade 7   Grade 8 Grade 6 Principal’s list Andrew Agresta Queenie Mari Aguilar Robert Alexander Breck Allen Zoey Allen Noa Amar Benjamin Andre Tyler Balban Khloe Banner Andrew Bartone Mason Bartone Brynn Bethel Calla Bohannon …

Students explore robots in fun-filled humanities day

More than 100 Queensbury students from first through fifth grades participated in Exploring the Arts and Humanities Day held at Queensbury High School Saturday, Nov. 19. About 50 high school students and eight teachers volunteered for the event that featured robot-themed workshops and a lot of STEAM fun. Students participated in workshops about theater, art, …

Four student-athletes participate in Commitment Day signing ceremony

Four students were honored during a Commitment Day signing ceremony after school Friday, Nov. 18 at Queensbury High School. Blake Latham will attend American International College to play lacrosse and study economics. Madeline Anderson will join the crew team at the College of the Holy Cross, where she will study business. Aliza Demattos will play …

Future business leaders read to kindergarten students

Members of the Future Business Leaders of America read to kindergarten students on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Queensbury Elementary School, a tradition since 2017. The project allows high school students to reconnect with their former teachers and meet the future students of Queensbury High School.  FBLA currently has 43 members in the high school, and …

Queensbury Middle School students become ambassadors during ceremony

Thirty Queensbury Middle School students were inducted as Student Ambassadors during a ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 16. Five sixth-graders, 10 seventh-graders and 15 eighth-graders were nominated by their teachers as true middle school leaders. They have been entrusted to become lifelong learners in the areas of academics, relationship building and communication. More than 100 family members …

Queensbury UFSD gathers ideas for elementary school renovation during community forum

Queensbury Elementary Principal Jessica Rossetti pointed to a row of wooden cubbies lining the wall of a kindergarten classroom.   The wooden boxes were installed in 1967, the same year the school was built. “And nobody’s touched them since,” said Rossetti, who led members of the Queensbury community on a tour of the elementary school during …

Queensbury UFSD students attend leadership conference

Queensbury High School student Daniel Habshi crouched down and tried to make himself look like an egg. Then he played a fierce game of “rock paper scissors,” which ended in laughter.  Daniel was one of seven Queensbury UFSD students to participate in a student leadership conference titled “Students Mature in Leadership Experience,” held Wednesday, Nov. …

QMS hosts Comfort Food Cook-off

Queensbury Middle School teacher Jeremy Williams took a scoop of food and plopped it down on his paper plate in the media center Monday. “I’ve been excited for days that I didn’t have to make my lunch today,” Williams said standing in front of a table boasting pulled pork, gnocchi, baked ziti, mac ‘n’ cheese, …

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