Apr 012019

April 3rd (Wednesday), 6-8 p.m., Bernazzani Elementary School needs help with childcare during their PTO meeting.  Sign-up in D211.


April 6th (Saturday), 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (rain date is 4/27), Lincoln-Hancock Elementary School needs volunteers for its annual Touch a Truck event.  Visit D211 to sign-up.


April 9th (Tuesday half-day), 12:30-3:30, Thomas Crane Public Library.  Help our QPS Librarians with their city-wide event for ages 10+ centered around the book, Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library.  Visit Ms. Coady in our QHS Library to sign-up.


April 13th (Saturday), South Shore Science Festival.  More details and sign-up at:


April 14th (Sunday), WGBH 5K Run for Public Media – Brighton, MA.  Visit D211 for volunteer options.


April 25th (Thursday), 4-7 p.m., Snug Harbor Elementary School needs help with their annual Math Night.  Sign-up in D211.


April, 27th (Saturday), YMCA needs volunteers for their annual Healthy Kids Day.  Visit D211 to sign-up.

April 29th (Monday), Beechwood Knoll Elementary School needs help with childcare coverage during their meeting — 6-8 p.m.

Jan 312019

Community Service – February 2019 and Beyond


Dear Parents/Guardians/Students,


Quincy High School students and staff continue to play an amazing role in serving our local and global communities.  As we approach the halfway mark of the school year, we want to update you on the Community Service program.


Community service hours MUST be completed by March 22nd in order to attend either the junior or senior proms. This means sophomores have completed 10 hours, juniors 20 hours, and seniors 30 hours.


Community service hours MUST be completed with a NON-PROFIT organization, or your hours must be PRE-APPROVED.


The official verification form can be found at the following website (click on “Documents and Forms” on the right):


If you are wondering how many hours you have completed, simply click on the “My Info” tab in Aspen.


Here are some upcoming community service opportunities for you.  Please visit D211 for assistance with any and all community service questions.



Saturday, February 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wollaston Congregational Church, 48 Winthrop Avenue, Quincy. Volunteers needed to help with cleaning and painting.


Monday, February 4, QHS, room D211, immediately after school-4 p.m.  Come learn about an exciting opportunity to “Adopt a Grandparent” at the Quincy Health and Rehabilitation Center on Mondays and Fridays, after school.


Saturdays in February. Assist youth with special needs have fun playing basketball through the Sacred Heart Challenger Basketball program.  Those interested should email: – or phone Mr. Ross at 617-304-1775.


Ongoing opportunities exist with many of our non-profit partners.  Visit D211 or email for any questions.


Thank you!

Aug 292017

Here are some upcoming community service opportunities to help you fulfill your graduation requirement.

Saturday, September 9th:

 10 a.m. — 3rd Annual Feel the Beat 5K in memory of QHS graduate, Claire “Joni” Brennan, and her foundation to support families with children affected by heart disease.  Visit D211 for registration information.

Houghs Neck Chowder Fest.  Volunteers needed.  Festivities from 2-6 p.m., but volunteers are needed before and after the event.     Email: to register.


Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17

20th Annual Quincy Arts Festival from 10 to 4 each day.  Volunteers are needed both days.  Interested students should sign-up in D211 or contact Mrs. Cobble at for specific details.


Sunday, September 24th

3rd Annual City of Presidents 5K and EZ Run.  10 a.m. Adams Field.  Register in D211.



South Cove Manor at Quincy Point.  Volunteers are needed after school.  For more information, contact Activities Director, Tammy Chen, at




2017-18 Community Service

 Posted by on July 13, 2017
Jul 132017

Happy summer to everyone!  This is a perfect time to work on your community service graduation requirement.  Remember to volunteer for a non-profit organization (do ask the organization first if you are not sure).  A list of pre-approved organizations, as well as the updated verification form, can be found on the tabs to the right of this announcement.  Thank you!

2016-17 Community Service

 Posted by on August 26, 2016
Aug 262016

Welcome to school year 2016-17!  Remember, ALL grades have a community service requirement as noted:

Class of 2017:  20 total hours by September, 2016

Class of 2018:  20 hours by September, 2016 (30 total hours by Sept., 2017)

Class of 2019:  10 hours by September, 2016 (30 total hours by Sept., 2018)

Class of 2020:  10 total hours by September, 2017 (30 total hours by Sept., 2019)

Visit your community service coordinators for opportunities, or for questions.  Ms. McMillen in D211 at QHS ( and Ms. Ginty in Physical Education Department (

Upcoming September opportunities:

Sat., September 10th, Feel the Beat Foundation Road Race (honoring former QHS student, Claire “Joni” Brennan)

Sat., September 10th, Houghs Neck Chowder Fest

Sun., September 11th, Stars of Gold Charity Walk

Sun., September 25th, City of Presidents Walk/Road Race ( honoring Emily Zarnoch)

Community Service Opportunities

 Posted by on August 5, 2015
Aug 052015

MANY OPPORTUNITIES ARE LISTED so please read this in its entirety.

September 12 — join us for the First Annual Feel the Beat 5K walk/run (10 a.m. start from One Merrymount Parkway). Proceeds from this event in memory of QHS alumna, Claire “Joni” Brennan, will help offer non-medical support to families with children affected by heart disease.

September 12 — Houghs Neck ChowdaFest.  Help needed throughout the day from 8 till 8!

September 27 — Sterling Middle School 5K Fun Run/Walk (9 a.m. start).

September 28 — Second Annual City of Presidents 5K Road Race (10 a.m. start). Proceeds to benefit Quincy Public Schools.

Ongoing opportunities are available at many non-profit centers including Interfaith Social Services and South Shore Cove Manor at Quincy Point.

For more information on any of these events see Ms. Ginty at NQHS or Ms. McMillen at QHS.

Jul 162015

Students from QHS and NQHS are invited on Wednesday, July 22nd, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at the State House and Boston Common. QHS’s Jake Louzan is a youth leader with Easter Seals and many QPS staff and students participated in his ADA 25 Paper Chain project.

Plan is to leave the back of QHS at 9 by T and travel to the Easter Seals office at South Station from where we will help carry the paper chains to the State House/Common. We will participate in the march from 11 to noon and the festivities that follow. Should be back at QHS about 3.

Great opportunity for Quincy and North students (alum, current and incoming freshmen) to show support and earn community service hours. Bring T and lunch money, and wear high school colors!  For more information email:

Community Service Opportunities

 Posted by on April 8, 2015
Apr 082015

Join Point Webster’s Walk/Run on Saturday, April 11th.  Registration at 8:30 and event at 9:00. Fee is $10 and 3 community service hours will be awarded for your support.

Be a science fair judge at Point Webster Middle School on Thursday, April 16th, from 6:00-7:30. Email Mrs. Cunniff at

Join the Quincy River Walk clean-up on Saturday, April 25th, 9-noon.  Email to register!

Bernazzani School needs volunteers to work with children during their PTO meeting on Wednesday, April 29th, from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Volunteer to help with Snug Harbor’s Family Math Night on Thursday, April 30th, from 4-7 p.m.  See Ms. McMillen (QHS) or Ms. Ginty (NQHS) for details.



Jan 132015

Five Opportunities:

1–The South Shore Chamber of Commerce needs help stuffing envelopes and photocopying on Wednesday, January 14th, and Thursday, January 15th.

2–Houghs Neck Community Center is have a Martin Luther King Service Day on January 19th and they are in need of volunteers.

3–The Germantown Neighborhood Center also needs help for their MLK events.

4–Lincoln-Hancock Elementary needs after-school library help.

5–Snug Harbor Elementary needs volunteers for its movie night on Friday, February 6th.

Visit Ms. Ginty at NQHS or Ms. McMillen at QHS for more information.