Queen's College has always been a school that believes in catering to a wide cross-section of young people throughout the community. As a fully comprehensive school, operating under the auspices of the Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church, our interests lie not only in academic excellence but also in raising well-rounded, courteous, spiritually grounded global citizens.
News & Events:
On the occasion of Queen’s College’s 127th Anniversary, the Chairman and Principal are pleased to host a celebratory awards event on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at Atlantis, Paradise Island. During this event we will be inducting 6 Hall of Fame members and 18 Long Service awardees who have made significant contributions to our school and society as a whole. For more information visit our facebook page, Henceforth Awards. Tickets available at The Galaxy or Principal's Office.
From The Pta
The fair is fast approaching; March 25th,2017. We want to spring into a time of unity and love! There will be more serving stations, more
entertainment for the whole family and lots of fun! If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact Samita Ferguson @ 467-3226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCREENING OF NEW STUDENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEARS
Screening of all new applicants for Foundation Years is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, February 4, 2017. Additional information will be forthcoming.
Primary Years Sports Day
Primary Years Sports Day will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the New National Thomas A.
Robinson Track & Field Stadium. A detailed letter was sent home.
HIGH SCHOOL ENTRANCE EXAM GRADE 6
The first two parts of the Entrance Exam will be administered to Grade 6 students on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The remaining parts will be administered on Saturday, January 28, 2017. All students must be in place by 8:45 a.m. We urge all parents to attend a very important information session which will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Primary Years Hall on Saturday, January 28, 2017. This will take place during the first hour when our Grade 6 students will be writing the second part of their examination. Vital information on the High School programme will be shared. Upon the conclusion of this one hour session, parents will be able to collect their children as they would have completed the final parts of the test.
NEW DATE FOR TESTING NEW STUDENTS IN PRIMARY YEARS GRADES 3-6
New Students wishing to enter Primary Years Grades 3-6 in September 2017. Testing will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Students are to be seated in the examination room by 8:45 a.m. An information session will be held for the parents in the Primary Hall from 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
High School INTER-HOUSE TRACK & FIELD MEET
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 the High School will hold its Annual Inter-House Track & Field Meet at the New National Thomas A. Robinson Track & Field Stadium. As usual, this event is expected to be exciting. Parents who wish to attend are asked to purchase a pass at a cost of $5.00 from the High School Office. Tickets will also be available at the gate.
There will be ABSOLUTELY, NO FOOD DELIVERIES at the stadium. Students are to arrive at 8:15 a.m. and will not be allowed to leave before 3:00 p.m. as it will be a regular school day. ALL school rules will apply on that day. Students are not allowed to bring non-QC students to the track. Students are advised to bring adequate drinks, however, lunch and snacks will be available for sale. Students are also strongly advised to leave ALL valuables at home as the school will NOT be responsible for their loss.
PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCE DAY
The High School will hold a very important Parent Teacher’s Conference Day on TUESDAY, February 07, 2017. On this day, parents will have the opportunity to briefly discuss their child’s report card with the relevant teachers. Parents of Grades Seven to Nine will be given the hours of 8:15 a. m. to 11:30 a.m. and parents of Grades Ten to Twelve have been scheduled to see teachers from 12:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Parents should be prepared to spend at least half a day on campus in order to see all teachers. Some parents have found it useful to take a day off from work, (vacation day) to ensure that all teachers are seen, especially, where there is more than one child in the High School. PLEASE NOTE: Teachers will take their lunchbreak from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
For online payments, please ensure that the correct account and student name information is entered. The name for only one student on a family account needs to be entered.
Should you require assistance when attempting to make payments you can contact the Customer Service Center as per the phone and email contacts provided on the FCIB International website.
PRIMARY YEARS LAWS OF LIFE REQUIREMENTS
1.The Laws of Life Essay for the Primary Division has a word limit of 250-350 words.
2.The essay must be written in school.
3.It must be typed and emailed to Miss Tsavoussis (email@example.com)
4.Any entries received after Monday 16th January, 2016 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED! 5.Do not write your name on your paper.
6.Ensure that you include your name in the subject bar on the email.
7.Include the word count on your typed essay.
Any questions????? See Miss A. Tsavoussis in the Primary Years