Updated summer school mask guidance

Dear QUFSD community, The district has received updated guidance from the NYS Department of Health regarding masks, and following subsequent discussions with Warren County Public Health and the district’s medical director, the following recommendations will be implemented as of July 12 for Queensbury summer school programs. K-5 Students  Unmasked (optional mask) when seated six feet …

July 12 Board of Education meeting to be held in-person

The most recent order declaring a state of emergency in NYS has expired. With the expiration of the state emergency, all board meetings must revert back to in-person meetings. The meeting on Monday, July 12 will be held in-person (masks required), but will still be streamed for community members.  members. However, please note, public comment …

Dir. of Social & Emotional Learning

Minimum Qualifications: NYS Certification – SDA or SDL Preferred Requirements:  Evidence of a minimum of 5 years of successful professional employment experience in education, including teaching, counseling,  psychology, supervision, and administration. Familiarity and a demonstrated passion for social and emotional learning and wellness.  Strong background in professional learning development and delivery for school improvement.  Excellent …

District to host Summer Books Bash for incoming students in grades K-8

This summer, the district is hosting several Summer Books Bash events for students entering grades K-8 this fall. The Summer Books Bash will be held for several weeks in July and August. The events are meant to bring the community together and provide resources for families. We will begin and end the summer season with …

District develops draft of ARP-ESSER funding plan

This spring, both the federal government and New York state released requirements for school districts that are receiving money through the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP-ESSER). Before posting this plan, a funding overview was presented at the June 14 Board of Education Meeting. The presentation can be viewed here. On June …

QES Fun Friday Remote Assemblies (VIDEO)

Jared Campell brought live music to QES in a remote assembly to celebrate Fun Friday on June 18. You can watch at home with these links. Grades K & 1 Watch the K & Gr. 1 Fun Friday video here Grades 2 & 3 Watch the Gr. 2 & 3 Fun Friday video here

Graduation ceremony restrictions lifted

Dear senior parents/guardians, I am pleased to share that the COVID-19 restrictions for our graduation ceremony have been lifted following information released by Governor Cuomo’s office. Upon learning of the lifted restrictions, the district worked with the Cool Insuring Arena and Warren County Public Health to ensure these changes comply with all of the requirements. …

QHS Graduation Ceremony Approved Regalia

In recognition of the significance of commencement, all QHS commencement participants shall wear full academic attire – gown, cap, tassels.  Academic honors-based, armed services-based, and culturally-based regalia to the academic attire are permissible if they have been pre-approved by school administration to be appropriately recognized in the commencement program.   Defining acceptable District approved regalia ensures …

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