Capital project community presentation held on Oct. 20

In case you missed it, watch the recording, below:   Opportunities to learn more Presentations will also be held in November and December, with event information forthcoming. Stay up-to-date on our district website’s Capital Project page.  A save-the-date postcard should have already been delivered to homes in early October. A capital project newsletter will be …

Virtual Social Emotional (SEL) Parent University event set for 10/26

Dear parents and guardians, You are invited to a virtual social-emotional learning event, “SEL Snapshot” on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  This program is designed to give families a snapshot of a few of the social and emotional learning (SEL) programs we have, including the Zones of Regulation, Supportive Scripts to help students through challenging …

Gr. 4 & 5 Supply Lists for the 2021-22 school year

Dear Parents/Guardians; It’s hard to believe that a new school is just around the corner.  Below is a list of supplies your incoming students will need in September.  Grade 4 Supply List 2 composition notebooks 3 folders (red, black, green) Pocket-size hand sanitizer A towel to use when outdoor instruction occurs 3-ring pencil case with …

WHBI named a 2021 Promising Practice School from Character.org

On Tuesday, June 1, the William H. Barton Intermediate School (WHBI) was notified that it was named a 2021 Promising Practice School from Character.org! The WHBI was one of only 170 schools internationally that received this accreditation. “We are extremely proud to recognize the schools and organizations that have developed and implemented a Promising Practice” …

WHBI robotics team wins VEX Robotics World Championship

The fifth grade WHBI robotics team, the Radical Robots, won the VEX Robotics Excellence Award at the virtual world tournament (the highest award you can win in Vex Robotics) after successfully being crowned the New York state champions for the second consecutive year. The Vex IQ Worlds Tournament occurred over a couple of weeks in …

Community Mental Health and Wellness Day a success!

On Wednesday, May 26, the WHBI participated in a dynamic Mental Health and Wellness Day.   There were three sessions throughout the day, where students virtually joined Queensbury alumni such as Delaney Silvernell, Dan Stec and Brett Rodriguez. The alumni talked to students about what they had to endure while chasing their dreams, how bullying …

WHBI spreads May Day cheer

April showers bring May flowers, as the saying goes. May Day, a traditional springtime holiday is celebrated on May 1 with a little basket, usually including flowers or little treats.   WHBI’s Character Education Committee chose to observe the springtime celebration by making festive May Day baskets for all of the adults in the WHBI building.  …

Band and orchestra will be offered to fourth-grade students in 2021-22 school year

This September, WHBI students in grade 4 will now have the opportunity to participate in band and orchestra programs. “We are so excited to expand our instrumental music offerings to an additional grade level,” said K-12 Music Department Chair Gregory Verheyn. “Our orchestra and band programs are cumulative courses that continue through 12th grade at …

Community activities for families and students

We hope our families and community members take advantage of the variety of activities being offered in and around the Queensbury community. Originally published Feb. 11, 2021. Last updated March 26, 2021. Tri-County Literacy Center Scavenger Hunt The Tri-County Literacy Center introduces the first annual Tri-County Historic Scavenger Hunt. The scavenger hunt is taking place …

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