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Partnership Recognition Breakfast

Partners make a difference!

Each year, the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership celebrates and thanks its community business partners for their dedication, generosity and support at the annual Partnership Recognition Breakfast, which was held on March 28, 2019 at the Tirrell Room, Quincy. Mayor Thomas P. Koch opened the program with his words of thanks to the business community. This year, the 2019 Partnership Recognitions went to five extraordinary partners: The Tirrell Room, State Street Foundation, National Fire Protection Association, South Shore YMCA and Quirk Auto Dealers.

Community Service Learning

A Tradition of Caring, Sharing and Serving!

Quincy Public Schools is grateful and proud of the elementary, middle and high school staff and students for their countless acts of kindness that take place each and every day, in each and every school. Community service empowers students to address the needs of the community and bring about change. Students work in leadership roles with their teachers and local agencies, while sharing the common goal of building a better tomorrow.

The 22nd Annual Community Service Learning Celebration was held on May 30, 2019 at the Tirrell Room, Quincy. Each year, this event acknowledges and celebrates Community Service Learning throughout Quincy Public Schools. Two hundred and twenty-five staff and students attended the event. Special thanks to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, for sponsoring this event!

Read Across America ~ Dr. Seuss Birthday

“Did you ever fly a kite in bed? Did you ever walk with ten cats
on your head?”

Special thanks to National Fire Protection Association, a Platinum level sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, for celebrating Read Across America ~ Dr. Seuss Birthday with the Kindergarten and Grade 1 students at Lincoln Hancock Elementary School. NFPA employees were transported to and from the school in a QPS School Bus, where they visited classrooms, read to students and presented each student with a book that was theirs to keep!

A special shout out also goes to Bank of Canton, a Gold level sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, whose employees visited the Beechwood Knoll Elementary School to read to second grade students. Employees donated the books to the classrooms.

Thank you National Fire Protection Association and Bank of Canton! A great time was had by all!

Credit for Life Fair

Good Credit, Budgeting and Money Management are Important!

The 11th annual Credit for Life Fair was held on March 21, 2019 at the Tirrell Room, Quincy. Approximately 20012th grade students from both North Quincy High School and Quincy High School were in attendance to learnabout financial responsibility and budget management. The goal of the Credit for Life Fair is to provide studentswith a better understanding of:

  • Decisions impacting their spending,
  • Skills to be financially wise, and
  • The importance of good credit, budgeting and money management.

The Credit for Life Fair is a tremendous success thanks to the generous donationsfrom our local business community as well as their donation of time on the day of theevent. Special thanks to the following community partners who participated!

Quincy Credit Union, Bank of Canton, David Donaghue Insurance,Quirk Auto Dealers, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Colonial SavingsBank, Quincy College, Baystate Financial, Century 21 AbigailAdams, AXA Equitable, Coast to Home, South Shore YMCA,MountainOne Bank, South Shore Bank, TD Bank, Coastal HeritageBank, State Street, Quincy Rotary, Eastern Bank, Morganthaler,Century Bank, Caryn’s Corner, Hajjars, MassHire South ShoreCareer Center, and MassHire Workforce Development Board

Student Athlete Summit

Succeeding in the Classroom and on the Field!

The annual Student Athlete Summit, which provides students the opportunity to participate in workshops that directly affect them, was held on Friday, June 7 at the Tirrell Room, Quincy. Interactive workshops included Sports Injury Prevention and Management, Concussion Awareness, Nutrition and Team Leadership. One hundred grade 11 student athletes from both North Quincy High School and Quincy High School attended.

Special thanks to the South Shore YMCA for sponsoring the event. The YMCA is a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership and a leading community business partner. Also participating in the event was Peak Physical Therapy and Sports Performance, a Silver Level Sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, as well as Quincy Public Schools Health Service and Food Service Departments.

Flag Day Celebration

“You’re a Grand Old Flag!”

The annual Quincy Public Schools Flag Day Celebration was held on June 14, 2019 at Clifford Marshall Elementary School. Students participated in a schoolwide assembly where they sang patriotic songs and learned about the meaning of Flag Day. Each student was presented a flag of their own, thanks to the generosity of the National Association of Government Employees (NAGE).

Special thanks to the National Association of Government Employees (NAGE), a Platinum Level sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, for also purchasing giant American flags to hang proudly on the flagpole outside of each Quincy Public Schools building!

5th Grade Student Council Leadership Summit

Meet a Leader! Be a Leader!

Quincy Public Schools Annual Fifth Grade Student Council Leadership Summit was held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the Tirrell Room, Quincy. Approximately 65 Fifth Grade Student Council Leaders, representing each school, participated in this exciting event. The South Shore YMCA, a Platinum level sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, led a series of engaging and challenging leadership activities including Communication, Leading by Example and Decision Making. Students participated in each activity. North Quincy and Quincy High School Senior Class Officers assisted the YMCA staff throughout the morning.

Thank you to community leaders Mayor Thomas P. Koch and Ms. Jill Amato, Senior Vice President of MountainOne Bank, a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, for speaking to the students about what it means to be a leader.