Oct 07

Squantum School in 1926

Here’s a picture of Squantum School in 1926.  You might wonder, what else was happening in 1926?

Here’s a few good ones:  Winnie-the-Pooh is published, Pontiac Cars were first made, United States President is Calvin Coolidge Henry Ford announces the 40-hour week, Kelly Blue Book First Published, NBC Population: US 115 million, Britain 45 million

Also, Marilyn Monroe and Hugh Hefner were born in 1926.

 

 

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Oct 07

Open House and More!

Dear Parents/Guardians:

This is just a quick email to say thank you for all the support and positive feedback during our annual open house night.   Special thanks to the PTO and all our families for your generosity and support with our Kick off fundraiser – Truly appreciated!

Enjoy the long weekend!

Mr. Sylvia

Parent Volunteers: Please click on the link for PTO membership information and to sign for a number of volunteer opportunities at the school – Thanks in advance for your help.

Benefit for the QPS Special Education Department: Friday October 14, 2011 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Sons of Italy Hall in Quincy  

PTO Meeting: 10/25 at 6:30 in the Media center

Stop & Shop A+ Rewards Program: We are once again pleased to be participating in this great program. Last year, we earned over $800 for the school by registering and shopping with a Stop & Shop card to earn points for the school. We are fortunate this year in that a representative from the North Quincy store will be at our open house on October 5th to assist and help Squantum school families sign up for this program.

Thanks in advance for your support of the school and if you want to get a head start, please visit https://www.stopandshop.com/aplus using the 5 digit school ID code 07202. We can start earning points on October 7, 2011.

Safety Drills: We have scheduled our annual safety and fire drill for Friday, October 14th in the afternoon.   I will also be sending phone alerts on all the days we are scheduled to practice these important safety drills. 

The Quincy Parent Advisory Council (QPAC): is a formally organized group of parents and other interested parties focused on special education issues. This group is a great resource and strong network for parents with QPS children. Please check out their website at www.quincypac.org for information about meeting times, presentations and events.

2011 Elementary Holiday Poster Contest (Grades 1-3, 4-5):  The Quincy Christmas Festival Committee is sponsoring a poster contest for Quincy public and parochial schools. The posters are due on October 24th and can be passed in to the Main office at the school. Students may choose the theme this year but must write it on the top right hand corner of the poster. Please contact the main office if you need more information.

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Oct 06

October 5th Open House

The October 5th Fundraiser went very well. Glad to see everyone there.

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