St. Francis School Newsletter – February 15, 2019

Six Flags Program The deadline for the Six Flags program is almost here! As a reminder, this program is for all children in Kindergarten through sixth grades. Each child who chooses participate is asked a total of six hours and return the log back into their teacher NO LATER than Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 (late entries will NOT be accepted). The children who meet the requirements of the … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – February 1, 2019

Morning Drop Off Please remember that students should not be dropped off before 7:55 a.m. unless they are going to Morning Care. Due to the safety of the student, they must be supervised. Congratulations Ms. Becky Payne was awarded $1,000 for the “One Classroom at a Time” award, sponsored by Continental Cement, Green America Recycling, KHQA, and Doors-N-More. She will be using the grant … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – January 18, 2019

Morning Drop Off Please remember that students should not be dropped off before 7:55 a.m. unless they are going to Morning Care. Due to the safety of the student, they must be supervised. Bacon Fundraiser Shane McDermott will be again offering hardwood smoked bacon for $10.00 per pound.  All proceeds will be donated to the 6th grade class trip to St. Louis for Junior Achievement this … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – January 11, 2019

Morning Drop Off Please remember that students should not be dropped off before 7:55 a.m. unless they are going to Morning Care. Due to the safety of the student, they must be supervised.  Request: Parents, I highly commend our cafeteria staff for the outstanding job that they do on a regular basis for our students and teachers. We often take for granted the delicious lunches that they … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – December 21, 2018

Message to Parents, Teachers, and Staff at St. Francis Solanus: The Quincy Herald Whig has published a story (with a rather large picture) Tuesday, Dec. 18th, that stated, “First responders work at the scene of a general fire alarm Monday at St. Francis School in Quincy. Smoke was found in and around the building.” The caption reads, “School Fire.” To be clear, the smoke came from the West … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – December 14, 2018

Request Parents, I highly commend our cafeteria staff for the outstanding job that they do on a regular basis for our students and teachers. We often take for granted the delicious lunches that they provide for us. In an effort to be more efficient and cost effective, we are preparing only extra food in case a child may drop a tray, for example.  Teachers are working to provide an accurate lunch … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – November 30, 2018

Solider Christmas Donation For those students who contributed to the Solider Christmas Donation, you will be given an out of dress code day on Friday, December 7th.  Students should check with their teacher to make sure they are on the list. Thank you for your thoughtfulness. Christmas Ornaments The 8th grade is selling ornaments as part as a fundraiser for their trip in May. They are … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – November 16, 2018

QCES Curriculum Mapping During October and November, the QCES teachers began working together on creating a common science curriculum. The teachers from Blessed Sacrament, St. Francis, St. Dominic, and St. Peter participated in half day meetings with their grade level colleagues. The teachers from each school shared what is currently being taught and discussed the Next Generation Science … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – November 9, 2018

Lunch / After Care: bills for these accounts are emailed or given out each month.  These are two different accounts in our system.  These bills must be paid separately and not combined into one check. The office does not have any way to divide these bills. Thank you for your understanding. Special Event monies: (skating, field trips, etc.) : please give exact change when paying for these … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – November 2, 2018

Positions Open:  We have an open position for a part-time Kindergarten Aide as well as a part-time Librarian.  Interested applicants should have a Para Educator License.  Applications may be sent on line to Lori Shepard at St. Francis Solanus ([email protected]) or mailed to St. Francis Solanus School, 1720 College Avenue, Quincy, Il. 62301. DAYCARE OPENING We have an immediate … [Read more...]