QHS varsity field hockey team mentality extends off the field; students collect donations for Salvation Army

When the Queensbury varsity field hockey team received the news that there would not be a field hockey season this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the students brainstormed other ways to use their team’s bond and strong work ethic. Food insecurity is a critical issue within the COVID-19 pandemic, with millions of people …

Physicals for winter sports

The official start date for the winter sports season is still being determined by NYSPHSAA. However, the earliest start date would be Nov. 30 for any sport. Please be aware that NYSPHSAA is not extending sports physicals through the winter season. All sports physicals are valid for 12 months from the date of the exam. …

Fall athletics updates and information from Athletic Director Keys

Dear 7-12 parents/guardians, On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Foothills Council announced their decision to play low-risk fall (season 1) athletics at the varsity level, with a Sept. 21 start date. There will be no junior varsity (JV) or modified athletics this fall. The fall season 1 will end on Nov. 21. Sports classified as moderate …

Foothills Council to play low-risk, varsity-level contests this fall

After a series of meetings and a thorough review of guidance from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), Section 2 and the NYS Department of Health, the Foothills Council has decided to move forward with playing low-risk fall (season 1) athletics at the varsity level, with a Sept. 21 start date …

Introducing FamilyID, the new athletics registration platform

Queensbury is offering the convenience of online registration through FamilyID. FamilyID is a secure registration platform that provides you with an easy, user-friendly way to register for our athletic programs. When you register through FamilyID, the system keeps track of your information in your FamilyID profile. You enter your information only once for each family …

NYSPHSAA names QHS a school of excellence for 2019-20 school year

Queensbury High School was named a School of Excellence by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) for the 2019-20 school year. Queensbury was one of 22 schools in Section 2 to earn the honor. To be named a School of Excellence, 75% of a district’s varsity teams must achieve scholar-athlete status. …

Five Queensbury teams earn NYSPHSAA scholar-athlete status for winter 2020 season

On Thursday, May 14, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced its winter 2020 scholar-athlete teams and individuals. To receive scholar-athlete team recognition with a certificate, the team’s average GPA for 75% of the roster must be greater than or equal to 90. The following Queensbury teams achieved this status: Boys …

Power of Pink Tournament raises more than $40,000 for charity

On Saturday, Oct. 12 and Saturday Oct. 19, Queensbury volleyball hosted its 11th annual Power of Pink volleyball tournament. The tournament raises money for the Sideout Foundation, which supports people with stage four breast cancer through an innovative clinical trial. A total of 32 JV and/or varsity teams attended the tournaments. We raised more than …

QHS named seventh best high school for athletes in upstate New York

QHS was recently named the seventh best high school for athletes in upstate New York according to a study from Niche.com. Additionally, QHS was ranked 15th out of 921 schools statewide. “Anytime you are recognized for this achievement, it is representative of the entire community,” said Athletic Director Rich Keys. The study compares the best …

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