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 …

More than 1,000 grandparents attend Grandparents’ Breakfast virtually

Each year, the district’s annual Grandparents’ Breakfast is a special opportunity for children in grades K-5 to showcase and share their school life with their grandparents. This year, due to the ongoing pandemic, the 32nd annual Grandparents’ Breakfast was enjoyed virtually. Although this year’s event looked a bit different from years past, it still included …

District receives Helping Hands Award from Tri-County United Way

On Thursday, Nov. 12, the district was presented with the Tri-County United Way Helping Hands Award! This is the second consecutive year the district has received the award.  The Helping Hands Award was established in 1999 and is given annually to a school district that exemplifies the philosophy that their core values reflect an alignment …

WHBI Principal Cosh and Assistant Principal Denno to present at the National School of Character Conference

WHBI principal Gwynne Cosh and assistant principal Amanda Denno have been selected as presenters at the National School of Character Conference. This has been a goal for the WHBI for the past three years after it was awarded the National School of Character recognition in 2018. Mrs. Cosh and Mrs. Denno will present to hundreds …

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