Congratulations to the Quincy Public Schools 2019 – 2020 new professional staff, who were welcomed at the New Professional Staff Orientation, prior to the start of school in September. Approximately 50 new staff participated in a two-day Orientation where members of the Superintendent’s Leadership Team presented district-wide information and services available to Quincy Public Schools students and staff. Special thanks to the following Quincy School Community Partners for funding this event: Quincy Education Association, Quincy Credit Union, Mike Rothberg/Baystate Financial, Montilio’s Bakery, and AXA Equitable.
THANK YOU South Shore YMCA, a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, for sponsoring two exciting swim programs for Quincy Public Schools students. The newest program, Swim Safe, is a six-week program for second grade students, which takes place in the YMCA pool on Tuesday mornings. Students and their teachers are bussed to and from their school to participate in the program. Swim Safe stresses safety around water. SPLASH (Swim Play Learn Aquatic Safety Habits) is a six-week program for third grade students who have not yet learned to swim. SPLASH takes place on Tuesday afternoons. Both swim programs are led by Certified Lifeguards/Swim Instructors from the YMCA.
Congratulations to the 128 Quincy Public Schools teachers who received 2019-2020 Teacher Mini- Grant Awards at the annual Teacher Mini-Grant Awards Ceremony on October 29, 2019. Platinum Level Sponsors of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership were on hand to present the awards. THANK YOU George Burke, Quincy Mutual Group, South Shore YMCA, Quincy Education Association, Callahan Construction, Wessling Architects, NAGE, Granite Telecommunications, Boston Scientific, Quincy Retired Teachers Association, Quincy Credit Union, Baystate Financial Services, Brewster Ambulance Service, Quirk Auto Dealers, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Arbella Insurance Foundation, and MountainOne Bank for your time and financial support of this initiative.
THANK YOU Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Brewster Ambulance Service and Quincy College, Platinum Level Sponsors of the Quincy School Community Partnership for being Lead Sponsors of Mayor Koch’s City of Presidents 5K Road Race/Walk! Proceeds of the race will support Health & Wellness programs for the Quincy Public Schools students.
THANK YOU Quincy Lodge of Elks 943 for once again donating approximately 730 dictionaries to each third grade student in the Quincy Public Schools! The students and their teachers loved this generous donation!
THANK YOU Quincy Credit Union, Mass Bay Credit Union, Granite Telecommunications, NAGE and WB Mason for delighting the Quincy Public Schools students at Atherton Hough, Snug Harbor, Parker, and Clifford Marshall elementary schools with supply-filled backpacks to start off the new school year. Superintendent Richard DeCristofaro, School Committee members Kathryn Hubley and Paul Bregoli, Principals, Assistant Principals and business representatives presented students with their new backpacks.
THANK YOU Mayor Thomas Koch for once again sponsoring ’Tis the Season…Symphony & Song. The amazing holiday concert, performed in front of a full house (850 guests), featuring Conductor Yoichi Udagawa and the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, did not disappoint! Exceptional performances by the John Adams Orchestra, the Merry Minstrels and the High School Combined Choir were also a big hit. Student conductors, Superintendent Richard DeCristofaro reading ‘Twas the Night before Christmas, and an audience Sing-A-Long closed the perfect evening. Thank you to Holbrow Flowers in Wollaston for the beautiful poinsettias that decorated the stage. Three hundred student tickets to ’Tis the Season…Symphony & Song were generously donated by Platinum and Gold Level sponsors of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership. Partners make it possible!
THANK YOU Star Market for your generous donation to the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, at Star Market’s Grand Re-Opening. Star Market has been a loyal partner of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership for many years!