St. Francis School News – January 5, 2018

Before School Daycare:  Parents, it has come to our attention that students are being dropped off before school and are wandering the halls in the morning, or in the restrooms until they are allowed in the cafeteria at 7:55 AM.  This is a safety concern for our school.  All students must be supervised at all times.  If you need to drop your child off earlier than 7:55, they must be enrolled in … [Read more...]

School Support Carry-Out – January 20th

How would you like to have a hot meal ready for you to take home after the 4:30 Mass on January 20 for only $7.00? A delicious meal consisting of a pork chop, vegetable, potato and roll will be available for Carry- Out only, in the Parish Center after Mass. Please take a moment to stop by the Parish Center on your way home, and pick up your dinner! All proceeds will be given to the school. We … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – December 15, 2017

CYO Information: The CYO is excited to announce that the games for this upcoming basketball season are going to be played at K&L Arena.  This will be an excellent venue for both our participants and spectators.  Also, Mindy Eckert, assistant women’s coach at John Wood Community College, has been named the coordinator for the basketball league this season.  She brings a wealth of experience and … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – December 1, 2017

St. Francis Parish Bazaar: will be held in the Parish Hall on Saturday, December 2nd from 11 to ??? FOUND Goes Caroling!  All 7th and 8th grade students are invited to participate in the Youth Group Activity that will meet on Sunday, December 3rd from 6:30-8:00 PM.  Please drop off and pick up at Good Samaritan Home (2130 Harrison Street).  Families are welcome to join us!  A schedule for second … [Read more...]

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...]