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 …

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 …

SchoolaPalooza back-to-school community event set for Aug. 12

Bring the whole family to this back-to-school community event. Get free back-to-school necessities for all grade levels! Get a free backpack and school supplies* Free hair cuts for school kids* Free kids clothing closet* Sports equipment and book exchange* Food and drinks sold by Open Door Mission (proceeds to benefit their backpack program) Bounce house …

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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