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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19
Berrian Elementary – BLT Celebration – 7:50 a.m. – Berrian’s Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (BLT) will be honored at their morning assembly. Contact Chrissy Cox, 228-7691.
 
QJHS – Christmas Musicale – 7:15 p.m. - QJHS choirs and bands will perform their annual Christmas concert in the QJHS auditorium. Contact Paul Shelor or Matt Gabriel, 224-3774.
 
Dewey Elementary – Winter Program – 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – Students will perform a holiday program for parents and students. Contact Brad Funkenbush, 228-7117.
Washington Elementary – Santa’s Workshop – 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.. –Students will make special gifts for their parents. Contact Sara Cramer, 222-4059. Ellington Elementary – Santa Visits – 8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. - Santa will visit Ellington students in the library. All students receive a book from Santa. This event is sponsored by the PTA. Contact Anne Cashman, , 222-5697.
 
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20
Ellington Elementary – Sing-A-Long – 1:30 – Students will gather together for a sing-a-long before heading to parties in their room. Contact Anne Cashman, 222-5697.
 
QJHS – Boys Choir Performances – 7:00 a.m. – noon – The boys choir will perform at Kiwanis and the Baldwin Coin and Carol. Contact Kathi Dooley, 224-3774. Baldwin Intermediate – Coin and Carol – 9:00 – 10:30 - Baldwin Student Council will host the annual Carol & Coin, which benefits the Good News of Christmas campaign. Baldwin students have been collecting coins (and dollars) for the past couple of weeks for this cause. Students and staff will gather by section in the cafeteria to sing holiday carols featuring the Jr. High boys’ choir under the direction of Kathi Dooley. Later that day, the money collected by Baldwin students will be delivered to the Good News Campaign. Contact Melanie Schrand, 228-7110. Baldwin North – 9:00 AM Baldwin South – 9:30 AM Baldwin West – 10:00 AM
 
All Elementary Schools – Holiday Parties – afternoon – All elementary schools will participate in Holiday parties. Contact individual schools for party details.
 
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20
QPS Department of Transportation – Make a Merry Christmas Campaign – 8:00 a.m. – Department of Transportation (DOT) employees adopt Quincy Public Schools families in need and provide food and gifts to help them have a Merry Christmas. The DOT staff will be loading
a QPS School Bus and delivering the collected items on December 21st at 8:00am. Contact Jony Shaw, 316-0916.

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