Report Card Day
Methodist School Sunday
High School Entrance Exam
Inter House Track Meet
Green and White Day
BAISS Track & Field Meet
Feb. 14 - 16
Spring Break begins
Feb. 19 - 23
REPORT CARD DISTRIBUTION
Reports Cards will be distributed on Friday, January 19, 2018 Students who have outstanding school fees will not be given their Report Card and will not be allowed in school. Students with outstanding library fines, overdue books, outstanding Extra Access and Super Saturday fees, will also have their report card withheld. We encourage students and parents to settle any outstanding obligations.
MR. AND MISS QC AMBASSADOR SPORTS PAGEANT
Under the theme, ‘Let the Games Begin’, the Physical Education Department will host its highly anticipated and hotly contested Sports Pageant. This exhilarating event will take place this Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in The Geoffrey Brown Auditorium. It promises to be fantastic! Tickets are only $10.00 and are available at the High School Office or from any of the P.E. coaches.
RED, PINK AND WHITE T-SHIRT DAY
The Student Representative Council (SRC) of the High School will host a red, pink and white T-Shirt Day, on Friday, February 09, 2018. Students may come dressed in red, pink or white T-Shirt and long jeans on this day for a small donation. Proceeds go towards various local charities. All other school rules will apply (no jewelry, no shorts, no tanks etc.). We ask parents to inspect their children before leaving home. Torn jeans, jeans with holes, jeans that are too tight, spandex jeans (jeggings), midriffs, sleeveless tops, tank tops, make-up or jewelry are not allowed. Students appearing in such items of clothing will be sent home.
GO COMETS T-SHIRT
All QC students are asked to have a Green ‘Go QC Comets’ T-shirt which should be worn to support the school at all sporting events. Every High School student will be required to attend the final day of the BAISS Track and Field Meet on Friday, February 16, 2018 in this special shirt. Shirts are now available at The Galaxy. Other paraphernalia will be available for purchase shortly.
ENTRANCE EXAM PACKETS
The Entrance Examination for the High School is set for Saturday, January 27, 2018. The deadline for applications is Monday, January 22, 2018. Exam packets for external students are now available at the High School Office.
Parent Information Session
We urge all parents to attend this very important session which will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Primary School Hall. Vital information on the High School Programme will be shared. Upon the conclusion of this one-hour session, parents of our Primary School students will be able to collect their children as they would have completed the final parts of the test. External students will be required to remain to complete all other parts. These students can be collected at 10:15 a.m.
INTER HOUSE TRACK MEET
The Inter-House Track Meet will be held at The Thomas A. Robinson Stadium (Old site) on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. All high school students are to report to the stadium by 8:30 a.m. Parents are invited to come out and cheer our athletes on. Cost for Parents’ tickets: $3.00.
SWEATERS & JACKETS
Parents are reminded that only the school approved sweaters and jackets are to be worn during cold weather. You are asked to refer to the Q Book if in doubt. Please ensure that your child/ward has the correct jacket or sweater.
GRADE 7 CART OPTION FORMS
These were due in December, 2017. All Grade 7 students should have submitted their CART OPTION FORMS to Miss Tsavoussis.
Order forms for track uniforms were sent home in December. Track athletes wishing to place an order are asked to complete the form and submit payment to Mrs. Hobbs by Friday, January 12, 2018.
EXTRA ACCESS CLASSES
These classes will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018. Applications will be sent home in Report Card Envelopes. They will also be available at the High School Office. Classes will be held from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Please note that the students on academic probation must register for at least two classes. These classes are strongly recommended for students sitting BJC and BGCSE examinations this Summer.
THE Q BOOK AND SCHOOL RULES
We urge all parents and students to read thoroughly all of the rules and codes in this year’s Q book. Many rules have been amended and new rules have been added. Not knowing what the Q Book says will not be accepted as a defense if rules are broken. There will be no exceptions to the rules, codes and standards outlined in the Q Book.
UNITED WORLD SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now available on-line at www.bahamas-uwc.org. The deadline for all applications and supporting documents to be submitted is FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018. Ethan Knowles, Head Boy 2015 - 2016 and Nicholas Bower, Deputy Head Boy 2015-2016 are our most recent recipients of this very prestigious award.
All Grade 12 students sitting an AP Examination in May will be receiving information regarding the sitting of these exams shortly. PLEASE NOTE: The payment for the AP exam is $130.00 per subject and the deadline for payment should submitted to Mrs. Bowles by MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018.
CELL PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
Cell phones and other electronic equipment are prohibited on campus. This includes iPods, iPhones, iPads, cameras and other electronic gadgets. Any item found or seen anywhere on campus, including down the drive will be confiscated i.e. will not be returned.
Orlando Trip 2018
L.A./ Vegas 2018 Performing Arts Trip
Some girls are wearing uniforms whose hems are above their knees. Hemlines should always be worn one inch below the knee. We have also had to ask several girls to revert to their natural hair colour and some boys were sent home to rectify their hair length. Hair is to be properly groomed at all times. Makeup is not allowed. Black tennis shoes and Vans are not allowed in school. Only black leather shoes, that may be polished, are to be worn. Please refer to the Q Book for all uniform/hair policies.
DELIVERY OF ITEMS TO STUDENTS
The staff in the High School Office will not be able to deliver money or items (e.g. Lunch Boxes, P.E. Bags, Homework and Home Economics supplies) left in cars or forgotten at home. The constant delivery of these items negatively impacts the office. Parents are asked to ensure that students are organized and that they arrive at school with all that is required.
THE HOMEWORK CENTRE
The Homework Centre is open each afternoon between 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the High School Library. Peer tutors will be on hand to assist students and, at least one staff member will be present.
GLAT results are available at the Primary Years Office. Parents of Grades 4 and 7 are asked to collect their GLAT results. Parents must sign to indicate that they have received the results. Results WILL NOT be issued to students.
SOUNDS FROM THE STARS AND SONGS FOR THE SOUL CD’S
On sale are two amazing CD’s which feature Queen’s College students both past and present. You will be delighted by the gospel anthems that are beautifully performed as well as several popular secular tunes which are professionally performed. These are available from The Galaxy and the High School Office. Cost $20.00.
QUEEN’S COLLEGE PROJECT EUROPE 2018
QC Project Europe is proud to announce the launch of its 2018 summer adventure to Europe. This exciting journey open to students in Grades Five and up (and their parents and rela- tives) has us return to the countries that we first visited in 1996 when the programme was initiated. The trip will include 4 nights in Madrid, 2 nights in Barcelona, 3 nights in Paris and 5 nights in London. In Spain we plan to visit the medie- val town of Toledo and the burial fortress of El Escorial. In Barcelona we will view the Sagrada Familia Cathedral and Parc Guell as well as the Olympic Stadium. Paris will offer stops at the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe and a visit to Euro Disney (Paris). London holds the promise of theatre at the West End, Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and tons of opportunity for shopping.
For a more detailed itinerary you may visit the trip website at http://www.harttravelpartners.com/queenseurope and regis- ter on line there. Mr. Deane (in charge of the trip) also has information packages which you must collect from him. With a deposit of $150 (due 3rd February) and $312 per month (x16), this once in a lifetime experience can be yours. Please do not hesitate if you are interested. Email Mr. Deane at firstname.lastname@example.org Places on this trip are already being booked in advance.
The Bahamas High School Diploma