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I don't recall you calling for a part time mayor when the previous mayor blew $6 million on Hydro which is exactly what put the city in this predicament.
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This mayor is a poor leader. He thinks he is the smartest one in the room. How can you move an organization in the direction it needs to go when the leader is not competent?
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This Week in Quincy Public Schools: 2/11 to 2/16

2 years, 2 months ago by Bob Gough

QHS Theatre peformance of "A Piece of my Heart" runs Thursday through Saturday

     Quincy Public Schools Good News

 

Quincy Public Schools events occurring the week of February 11

SATURDAY, February 9th

Quincy Senior High  - Cake-A-Palooza Props – 12 – 4pm – Art students created props for the Cake-A-Palooza children’s section.  This event takes place at the Quincy Mall. Contact Blane Barnes, Art Teacher, 224-3770.

MONDAY, February 11th

Baldwin Intermediate and Monroe Elementary  -  Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart –  9am – 3pm  February 11 – February 15 – Students will be raising money for heart health by jumping rope and shooting hoops. Contact Cindy Crow, Baldwin Principal, 228-7105 or Penny Garner, Monroe PE Teacher, 223-8871.

TUESDAY, February 12th

Madison Elementary – Science Fair – 6:30pm – 90 students will compete in the annual science fair. Students have the opportunity to share the projects they have been developing over the past month.  QHS and QJHS volunteer students will help with judging.  Contact Kevin Genenbacher,  Teacher,  223-6096.

WEDNESDAY, February 13th

Ellington Elementary – Mobile Dentists – 9am to 1 pm -The Mobile Dentist Program will be at Ellington to serve students with necessary dental care.  Contact Sheila McElfresh, Teacher, 222-5697.

THURSDAY, February 14th

Ellington Elementary ­ - Valentine’s Day Parties – 2-3 pm.  Valentine parties will take place.  Students in 3rd grade make valentine boxes out of recycled materials.  Contact Jan Zeidler, Teacher, 222-5697.

Madison Elementary – Junior Ranger Program  – 9:15 – 10:15am or 10:45 -11:45am – Students receive  7 lessons from  The Army Corp of Engineers about their jobs including forestry lessons, water safety and boating info, water pollution, the web of life and animal pelts. Contact Kevin Genenbacher, Teacher, 223-6096

ECFC –Discipline Meeting for Parents – 9:00 – 10:00 am – Parents are invited to learn more about the PBIS program and receive tips from the Love & Logic Parenting Class.Contact Brad Bergman, Teacher, 228-7121.

Quincy Senior High  -  Winter Play – 7:30 pm February 14 - 16 – Theatre students will perform ‘A Piece of My Heart’.  Contact Meghan Buckley, Teacher, 224-3770.

FRIDAY, February 15th

Ellington Elementary ­ - Activities with Cheryl Loatsch – Through the QSFA Instant Arts Dollar$, Ellington 2nd grade students will enjoy activities provided by Cheryl Loatsch Studio.  Contact, Rhonda Brinkman,Teacher, 222-5697.

Baldwin ElementaryDoor Wars – Baldwin South has adopted the theme "Be HONORable" for February in honor of their fundraising for the ‘Great River Honor Flight’.  Teachers are teaching a mini lesson regarding "What is HONOR?".  Each classroom is decorating their door in an HONOR theme and on Friday ‘celebrity’ guest judges will judge them in "Door Wars".  The doors will serve as visual reminders for students to "Be HONORable".  The school has also dedicated yellow Pepsi caps to Great River Honor Flight rather than keeping them for the school. Contact Cindy Crow, Principal, 228-7105.

SUNDAY, February 17th

QHS – AP Music Theory Solo and Ensemble Recital – AP Music Theory is a rigorous course that allows serious music students to pursue their interest in an academic atmosphere in preparation for college music programs.  This recital is required for the course. Contact Kathi Dooley, Music Chair, 224-3774.

Special Events and Programs

QHS – 6 Students Advance to Reflections State Competition 6 students have been chosen to compete in the State PTA Reflections contest.  Students names and category are listed below.

VISUAL ARTS

Suzann Gille - 12th grade

Jame O’Brien - 12th grade

Sarah Mitchell - 12th grade

Katlyn Grott - 11th grade

Katie Zbornak - 12th grade

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Shelbi Berg - 11th grade

 

Baldwin Intermediate – Extended Day Math and Reading Program – Students receive extra math and reading help after school.  Contact Cindy Crow, Principal, 228-7105.


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