St. Francis School Opening for 2017-18 School Year

St. Francis Solanus will have an opening in second grade for the upcoming school year. Interested applicants must have Protecting God’s Children and an Illinois teaching license. Resumes may be sent to Lori Shepard, St. Francis Solanus School, 1720 College, Quincy, IL 62301 or [email protected][Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – May 12, 2017

Wish List for St. Francis Solanus We often have requests from parents and community members on how they can help our school.  We have compiled a list of some of our “big ticket items” with prayer that the Lord will provide!  We invite you to consider ways to make a positive difference in the lives of many students with a donation of any size.  God Bless!  Lori Shepard, Principal Guided … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – April 14, 2017

Dear Parents, We hope and pray this Holy Week is a time when your family can come together for spiritual enrichment and to participate in the Sacred Paschal Triduum.  We have been so blessed this Lenten Season with many opportunities here at school to deepen our Faith through Mass, Prayer Services, Stations of the Cross, Reconciliation, Service toward others, and the Washing of Feet during our … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – April 7, 2017

2017 “EVERYBODY WINS” MEGA RAFFLE TICKET SALES ARE NOW UNDERWAY Tickets for the 2017 “EVERYBODY WINS” Mega Raffle were sent home this past Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, to nearly 1,000 QCES & QND families. If you did not receive your packet, please check your child’s backpack and/or call your school’s office. Enthusiasm for this year’s Mega Raffle is running very high, which we attribute to … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – March 31, 2017

Dear Parents, Thank you for your concern this past week when we suggested that your child bring a water bottle as a precautionary measure since the city was flushing the water mains near our school to remedy discolored water.  Within minutes of being notified at approximately 2:00 PM that there seemed to be a problem, I contacted Central Services at the City and they were here within 10 minutes … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – March 24, 2017

COOKIE DOUGH CHAIRPERSON: The school is looking for someone to take over running this fundraiser. This is the biggest money maker for our school. If you are interested, please call the office as soon as possible.  Thanks for helping! 2017 “EVERYBODY WINS” MEGA RAFFLE TICKET SALES BEGIN WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29TH Tickets for the 2017 “EVERYBODY WINS” Mega Raffle will be sent home to nearly 1,000 … [Read more...]

QCES Foundation Newcomer’s Scholarship Application Now Available

The Quincy Catholic Elementary Schools Foundation is pleased to announce that Newcomer’s Scholarship applications are now available for those considering enrolling their child(ren) in one of Quincy’s four Catholic elementary schools for the 2017-18 school year.  At the request of the donor, recipients may be either Catholic or of another faith tradition, but  the recipient’s family must not … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – March 10, 2017

OLYMPIC DAY T-SHIRT ORDER: Forms/fees are due on March 20th. Any late forms/fees will not be accepted. If your student does NOT have a shirt, they CANNOT participate in this fun day. If you have any questions, please call the school office. If your student needs a new shirt, please call the office as well for a form. SICK CHILD: If your child is ill or going miss school for other reasons, … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – March 3, 2017

Congratulations to our Mardi Gras King Mitchell Brecht and Queen Abby Reed. This celebration was a great success once again. Thank you to all our teachers and volunteers for all their hard work, help, and planning. REGISTRATION: Please make sure you have your lunch account and outstanding tuition paid in full in order to re-register for the 2017- 2018 school year. Also, if you would like to … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Board Meeting Summary

The 2017 Parent Survey will be on Survey Monkey online. Three surveys will be created: one for Preschool, one for K-5th grades, and one for 6th-8th. Parents will be able to fill out survey for each of their children. One survey per family. CYO scheduling calendar will be brought “in-house” and will be managed online with hopes of increasing transparency of the gym scheduling. Maggie Strong … [Read more...]