WHBI named New York State School of Character

The William H. Barton Intermediate School has been named a New York State School of Character by character.org, a national advocate and leader for character. The Queensbury intermediate school was one of only three schools in the state to get this recognition. Character.org certifies schools and districts each year at the state level that have …

Brannigan named new Director of Social and Emotional Learning

The Queensbury Union Free School District Board of Education intends to appoint Michael Brannigan to the position of Director of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and School Development.  The Director of SEL and School Development establishes protocols and procedures, collaboratively with administrators, faculty, and staff, to ensure the effective implementation of a systemic SEL program …

Queensbury UFSD launches Athletics Hall of Fame

Queensbury Union Free School District is excited to announce the creation of a new Athletics Hall of Fame, which will recognize and honor athletes, coaches, teams, administrators, staff and community members who have made significant contributions to the district’s athletics program.  To be considered for the inaugural class, nominees must have graduated from Queensbury in …

Queensbury graduate pens new novel

Mikaela Bee never thought she would be a writer when she was a student at Queensbury Union Free School District.  But the 31-year-old author has just released her fifth thriller titled, “Hazardous Conditions.” “Writing was definitely not part of the picture at all until about a couple years ago,” said Bee, who still uses Mikaela …

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, …

Local artist and QUFSD graduate Hannah Williams to speak at QMS/WHBI art clubs

On Monday, November 7th from 3-4:30 pm, come to the QMS Media Center to hear local muralist and QUFSD graduate Hannah Williams present as a guest speaker to the QMS/WHBI Art Clubs! Hannah will be sharing insights about her career as an artist and her process for creating her amazing murals. For more details, see …

Seeing Blue Art & Literary magazine presents: Exploring the arts and humanities

Is your child interested in art, writing, theatre, photography, and other similar outlets? “Seeing Blue” Art & Literary magazine is hosting an exploring the arts and humanities day for 1st-5th graders.  Drop your child off at Queensbury High School on November 19, 2022 for a day of ROBOT-themed workshops and fun! This workshop will be facilitated …

Queensbury UFSD has Unity Day to promote anti-bullying efforts

On Wednesday, October 19, Queensbury Union Free School District rallied together to fight against bullying with Unity Day. The mission of Unity Day is: Together against bullying. United for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. At the elementary school, students wore orange. “By joining together and wearing orange on Unity Day, we can send the unified message …

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