Oct 312013

Vaccinations against Seasonal Flu  by nasal mist will be offered to Middle and High School students on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. 

  • Informational packets and consent forms can be obtained by students in their school nurse’s office or by clicking here to download printable pdfs.   Screening Consent   Vaccine Consent
  • Please read, sign, and return screening and consent forms to the school  nurse by Friday  November 1, 2013.
  • Flu vaccinations will only be given to students with a signed parent consent form.    
  • Please contact your school nurse with any additional questions.   A parent guide to the flu can be found here.

QPS Teacher Mini-Grants Reception

 Posted by on October 30, 2013
Oct 302013

 At a ceremony held on Tuesday, October 29, sixty Quincy Public School professional staff members received mini-grants totaling $20,000 for classroom technology such as whiteboards, iPads, and document cameras; science laboratory equipment, including renewable energy kits and microscopes; library books and classroom literature sets; music composition software; recess equipment; electronic maps; guest lecturer; and interactive literacy materials.  The mini-grants were funded by Street-Works Development, Boston University, the Ezickson Family, and the Quincy School-Community Partnership and over one hundred creative proposals were submitted from which these recipients were selected.

Congratulations to this year’s mini-grant recipients:

Hallie Acton, Cathy Aho, Anthony Anderlionis, Michelle Andrews, Debbie Baird, Kate Baldwin, Joseph Barry, Kerry Bertrand, Jane Bowe, Lori Cahill, Esta Carnahan, Nancy Ceriani, Laurie Cohen, Michael Colley, Rebecca Cordero, Casey Deaguero, Michael Demarco, Susan DeVarennes, Thomas Doucette, Kristen Dwyer, Marcy Eaton, Matthew Edgerly, Christine Flynn, Marisa Forrester, Kerry Ginty, Holly Golden, Joanna Goodwin, Jill Griffith, Wendy Hanlon, Jessica Hayes, Stephanie Hunt, Melissa Jankowski, Anna Jorgensen, Cheryl Kelley, Juliee Ko, Danielle LaRose, Judith Letteney, Jennifer Masterson, Christine McBride, Kristen McCarthy, Colleen McDonnell, Katherine McElroy, Colleen Meskell, Kevin Motta, Clare Murphy, Sarah Norwood, Mark Nutley, Marisa Qualter, Debra Randall, Sara Riley, Katherine Rogier, Renee Roukous, Maura Shaughnessy, Jessica Sikora, Gregory Sommers, Lynn Sullivan, Shirley Tan, Dennis Thibault, Johanna Toomey, Dorinda Vale, Ellen Wallace, Julie White, Jessica Worden, Angela Yu






Oct 242013

Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone visited Central Middle School today for a tour of the new building.  Dr. Malone was shown through the building by Superintendent Richard DeCristofaro, Deputy Superintendent Kevin Mulvey, Principal Jennifer Fay-Beers, School Committee Members Kathryn Hubley, Barbara Isola, and Anne Mahoney, Senior Director Maura Papile, Senior Curriculum Coordinator Madeline Roy, and Quincy Association President Allison Cox.  Dr. Malone visited with staff and students throughout the building, pausing to admire the building’s many features, including the Library.

New Central Middle School Opening

 Posted by on October 21, 2013
Oct 212013

A Quincy fire truck and the combined high school marching band led Mayor Koch, members of the City Council, School Committee, state legislative delegation, MSBA Executive Director Jack McCarthy, Superintendent DeCristofaro, Principal Fay-Beers, the students and staff of Central Middle School down Hancock Street to their new home.  After the school’s new sign was unveiled, Central Middle School Mayor Douglas Brown led the way as the students filed into the new building for the first time.