Special thanks to Brewster Ambulance Service, a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership, who once again participated in the Quincy Public Schools “Matter of Heart” initiative. During the months of January and February, eighth grade students learned about Heart Health from their Health Teachers and School Nurses in preparation for this event. The CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) initiative, for eighth grade students, took place at Atlantic, Broad Meadows, Central, Point Webster and Sterling Middle Schools January 5, 2018 – February 10, 2018. The initiative concluded on Saturday, February 10, 2018 with a FREE Full CPR/ AED American Heart Association certification for all Grade 8 students and their parents/guardians. Approximately 150 people participated.
Special thanks to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Quincy School Community Partnership, for celebrating Read Across America/Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at Atherton Hough Elementary School. HPHC employees visited each classroom and read to students.
Special thanks to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Quincy School Community Partnership, for sponsoring the 21st Annual Community Service Learning Celebration. This event was held on May 30, 2018 at the Tirrell Room. The Community Service Learning Celebration acknowledges and celebrates the countless acts of kindness and community service learning initiatives that take place throughout Quincy Public Schools every day and thanks the students for being active and responsible citizens, who are committed to making the world a better place. Students from each middle school shared their community service learning initiatives during “Bits of Good for Bob,” in memory of beloved middle school teacher and community service advocate, Bob McGillicudy.
Special thanks to the South Shore YMCA, a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Quincy School Community Partnership, for sponsoring the 6th Annual Student Athlete Summit on June 1, 2018 at Granite Links Golf Course and the 5th Grade Student Council Leadership Summit on June 4, 2018 at the Tirrell Room. The Student Athlete Summit provided our students the opportunity to participate in workshops that directly affect them. Workshops included Sports Injury Prevention, Nutrition, and Team Leadership. Student athletes were invited to this event because of their leadership role and qualities displayed in their respective high schools.
The 5th Grade Student Council Leadership Summit provided a series of engaging and challenging Leadership Workshops for Grade 5 student leaders from each school. Workshops included Communication, Leading by Example and Decision Making. Students rotated through each activity. Both North Quincy and Quincy High School Senior Class Officers assisted the YMCA staff throughout the morning.
The 16th Annual Recognition Breakfast was held on March 29, 2018 at the Tirrell Room. The event provided the perfect opportunity to thank the QSCP Community Business Partners for their continued commitment, generosity and dependability. This year, three new Community Business Partners were welcomed into the Partnership. They were Peak Physical Therapy and Sports Performance, Quincy After School Child Care, Inc. and South Shore Hospital. Partnership Recognitions 2018 included the Quincy Education Association, Quincy Retired Teachers Association, Wessling Architects and The Quincy Sun for their longstanding commitment to the Quincy School Community Partnership and the students of Quincy Public Schools.
Thank you Quincy Credit Union, Colonial Federal Savings Bank, Bank of Canton, Morganthaler, South Shore YMCA, TD Bank, Quincy Rotary, South Shore Bank, Century Bank, Baystate Financial, Coastal Heritage Bank, Quirk Auto Dealers, Hajjars Men’s Clothing, Caryn’s Corner, Success Realty, AXA Equitable, Century 21 Abigail Adams, MountainOne Bank, Eastern Bank, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, David Donaghue Insurance, State Street, Quincy College, Rotary Club, and the South Shore Workforce Development Board for supporting Quincy Public School’s 10th Annual Credit for Life Fair on April 26, 2018 at the Tirrell Room. Their participation made it a fun-filled and rewarding experience for 200 North Quincy and Quincy High School Seniors. Partners made it possible!!
The Quincy School ~ Community Partnership’s 17th Annual Recognition Breakfast was held on March 29, 2018 at the Tirrell Room in Quincy. The Breakfast, held annually, honors and thanks the generosity and support of the QSCP Community Business Partners, who support Quincy Public Schools staff and students throughout the year in a variety of ways including Financial Support, Student Support, Site Support and Career Connections.
Approximately 190 guests, including Mayor Thomas Koch, Quincy School Committee Members, Quincy Public Schools administrators and staff and Quincy School Community Business Partners attended the event. Three new Community Business Partners were welcomed to the Quincy School Community Partnership including PEAK Physical Therapy and Sports Performance, Quincy Afterschool Child Care, Inc. and South Shore Hospital. As well, four additional partners recognized for their extraordinary contributions to Quincy Public Schools. They were the Quincy Education Association, Quincy Retired Teachers, Wessling Architects, and the Quincy Sun. Each was presented a plaque of appreciation from Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Richard DeCristofaro.
Throughout the breakfast, many Quincy School Community Partnership Traditions that take place year after year were highlighted and shared. Initiatives included the Backpack and School Supplies Distribution Event, the QSCP Welcome Back Reception, the Teacher Mini-Grant Reception, Tis the Season…Symphony and Song, and the Credit for Life Fair. These events would not be possible without the generosity and support of our Business Community Partners. (more…)