St. Francis School Newsletter – November 24, 2017

Morning drop off: Please remember that students dropped off before 8:00 a.m. will be directed to go to Morning Care and you will be charged for this service. We have noticed children being dropped off early and they are unsupervised.  Please refer to the handbook if you have any questions.  Thank you. Winter time: Please make sure your child has the appropriate clothing on for recess. They will … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – November 17, 2017

Veterans’ Day Tribute – We are so proud of our nation of veterans!  We are blessed that they have sacrificed so much for our freedom and our safety here Quincy, Illinois, and in the United States.  Outside of Mrs. Arens’ and Mrs. Peters’ classroom, you will notice several Hero Tributes located on the hallway wall.  Students from throughout the school shared a photo and a little information about … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – November 10, 2017

Dear Parents, To prepare for the possible future consequences of the Quincy Public School Strike, we would like to be proactive and remind you of a few things and how that may affect our school: Our student attendance will continue as scheduled We will not have busing service We will not have our crossing guard on 18th street We will not have Speech, Hearing, or Title 1 … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – November 3, 2017

QND PEP ASSEMBLY: will be held in the gym from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 14th.  This is a great opportunity for the students to see what QND is all about.  There are also fun items to purchase.  Please see the order form sent home with your child.  If you wish to send money, please put it in a marked envelope with student name and teacher name, along with your order. Thank … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – October 27, 2017

Congratulations!- We are proud to announce that Jamie Marshall and Maureen Makarewicz were awarded a $250 grant from the Western Catholic Union Quincy Branch for participating in the “Classroom Assistance Program.”  Out of the six grants awarded, St. Francis was blessed to receive two of them!  There were 17 grant applications submitted in all. Jamie Marshall’s first grade class will be able to … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – October 20, 2017

BOX TOPS: Please turn have tops turned in to the school no later than Wednesday, Oct. 25th. Father Bob- We would like to congratulate Father Bob on his ordination this past weekend in Chicago and thank him for his faith that he shares with our students at Mass and our Prayer Services.  We welcome Father Bob to our school community and are so happy to have him here!  We invite you to help … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – October 13, 2017

AFTER CARE: Any child going to after care on Monday, Oct. 16th and Tuesday, Oct. 17th will need to be picked up NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Safety Improvements:  After our annual meeting with the Chief of Fire, Joe Henning, and the School Resource Officer, Bill Calkins, to review our Crisis Management Plan, we will be making some additional … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – October 4, 2017

AFTER CARE: Any child going to after care on Monday, Oct. 16th and Tuesday, Oct. 17th will need to be picked up NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. FUN FRIDAYS IN OCTOBER: Each Friday in October, the 8th Grade Class will be selling color-changing straws and bottles of water for $1.00 each.  Small snacks will also be available for 50 cents.  We will be … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – September 29, 2017

St. Francis Holy Name Society The Holy Name Society is sponsoring a golf outing to raise money for St. Francis School.   All are invited to join us at Westview Golf Course, Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 12 Noon with a shot gun start at 1:00 p.m. It costs $65 per person which covers 18 holes of golf (holes 1-18), cart fees, hot dogs, soup and chips before we play, Subway sandwiches afterwards, free … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – September 22, 2017

CELEBRATE WITH ST. VINCENT DE PAUL!!!!!! Parents, Next week, on Wednesday, September 27th, we will be celebrating the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul at Mass.  As you know, St. Vincent cared for the poor and homeless in the later years of his life.  He inspired others to start the St. Vincent de Paul Society for those in need.  Please help us to celebrate with St. Vincent in doing our part … [Read more...]