Fall Athletics Recognitions

 Posted by on December 16, 2013
Dec 162013

At a recent School Committee meeting, student athletes from the middle and high school levels were recognized for their outstanding achievement in Fall Athletics:

DSC_0046Middle School Cross-Country:  Liana Cunningham, Broad Meadows, Girls City Champion; John Riley, Central, Boys City Champion and winner of 1st place in the Grade 7 division at the Massachusetts Middle School Invitational Cross-Country Championship. 

DSC_0051North Quincy High School Cross-Country:  The girls team won the Patriot League Fisher Division Championship, led by Boston Globe All Scholastic Emily Bryson and All-Stars Julia Bryson and Mike Mullaney; all three qualified for the All-State Championship and Emily finished in 4th place.  NQHS Girls Cross-Country team members are:  Grace Anderson, Marguerite Belcher, Julia Brady, Emily Bryson, Julia Bryson, Samin Charepoo, Keira Clifford, Samantha Feeney, Amelia Ho, Sinead Kelly, Emily Zheng.

DSC_0048 Boys Soccer:  James O’Shea (center), Boston Globe and Eastern Massachusetts All-Star represented the Quincy High School Boys Soccier Team.  Roy Bandar was also namesd a Boston Globe All-Star.

Football: Quincy High School Captains Alex Alexandre, Matthew Hines (Boston Globe All-Star), Matt Kozlowski (Boston Globe All-Star) and James Lam and Jahvae Handsome-Fields (Boston Globe All-Stars). 

North Quincy High School Captains  Matt Donovan, Eddie Guinto, Don Sharp, Vinny Tran (Boston Globe All-Star) and Antoine Allen (Boston Globe All-Star)








DSC_0050Girls Soccer:  North Quincy High School player Courtney Campo, a Patriot Ledger  All-Scholastic represented her state tournament qualifying team.



DSC_0047Girls Volleyball:  Quincy High School’s team qualified for the MIAA tournament and were represented by Captains Taylor Parry, Gabby Zorkers, Courtney Ryan (Boston Globe All-Star), Rachel Papile, and Boston Globe All-Stars Nicole Jorgensen and Emma Kelly.    North Quincy High School’s team was Division 1 Central-East State Semi-Finalists and captained by Cindi Hazelton, Carolyn Schwartz (Boston Globe All-Star), and Maya Umoren(Boston Globe All-Star).  Nancy Huang was also named a Boston Globe All-Star.

The School Committee also recognized NQHS Boys Basketball Coach Kevin Barrett who was named 2012-2013 Division 1 South Coach of the Year.  Athletic Directors Michael Joyce and Patrick Lane were congratulated on an outstanding Fall season for middle and high school athletics.

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First Place for Grade K-1 Posters:  Ms. Therrien's Grade 1 Class from Wollaston Elementary School

First Place for Grade K-1 Posters: Ms. Therrien’s Grade 1 Class from Wollaston Elementary School

At the December 11 School Committee Meeting, the winners of the American Education Week Poster and Essay contest were recognized by the Quincy School Committee.  See below for the first, second and third place winner for each category:

Grades K-1:  Ms. Therrien’s Grade 1 Class, Wollaston Elementary School (First Place); Ms. Smith & Ms. Carr’s Grade 1 Classes, Snug Harbor Community School (Second Place); Ms. Sullivan, Ms. Healy, and Ms. Kelly’s Kindergarten Classes, Snug Harbor Community School (Third Place)

Grades 2-3:  Anthony Nguyen, Grade 3 Atherton Hough Elementary School (First Place); Sarah Alberione, Grade 3 Wollaston Elementary School (Second Place); Julia O’Dwyer, Grade 3 Bernazzani Elementary School (Third Place)

Grades 4-5:  Mariejo Ajavon, Grade 5 Snug Harbor Community School (First Place); Daniel Artinian, Grade 5 Atherton Hough Elementary School (Second Place); Nicole Buckley, Grade 5 Merrymount Elementary School (Third Place)

Grades 6-8:  Jonathan Santos, Grade 8 Atlantic Middle School (First Place); Jonathan Liang, Grade 8 Atlantic Middle School (Second Place); Destiny Pham, Grade 6 Broad Meadows Middle School (Third Place)

Grades 9-10:  Carmen Huang, Grade 10 Quincy High School (First Place); Juliet Samson, Grade 10 Quincy High School (Second Place); Amanda Ngo, Grade 9 North Quincy High School


Grades 2-3 Essay Winners

Grades 2-3 Essay Winners


Grades 4-5 Essay Winners

Grades 4-5 Essay Winners

Grades 6-8 Essay Winners

Grades 6-8 Essay Winners

photos courtesy Emily Armstrong/Quincy Sun

Elementary Curriculum Parent Academy

 Posted by on December 6, 2013
Dec 062013





On Tuesday, December 3, the first in a series of Parent Academy presentations was held at the new Central Middle School.  The focus of this presentation was the Reading/English Language Arts curriculum for Grades K-2, including the new Reading program Journeys, the online program-releated resources at Think Central, and the supplemental online program Reading Eggs.  A collaboration of the Curriculum Office, the elementary school principals and staff, and the Information Technology department, the presentation began with an overview of the Reading/ELA curriculum and then moved to hands-on demonstrations of online options in the computer laboratories. 

The presentation will be shown daily on Channel 22 at 9:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 7:00 pm through Wednesday, December 11.

Materials distributed at the presentation can be found here:

Follow up questions or concerns?  Contact the Curriculum Office at parentacademy@quincypublicschools.com.

The next Parent Academy will be held on Tuesday, January 7 from 6 to 8 pm and will be for Grades K-5.