Schools: District retirees, graduation and Monument news
District retirees to be honored at open house
The Quincy School District is honoring retiring teachers and district employees on May 27.
The community is invited to wish the employees best wishes in their retirement. The event is 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the QSD administration building, 119 J St. S.W.
The retiring employees are: Sheryl Hargrove, Florence Stumpff, Mary Horning, Cheryl Anthony, Regina Maag, Gretchen Cedergreen, Mary Bennett, Charlene Hogarty and David Pierce.
Monument students travel back in time
Fifth-grade classrooms at Monument Elementary School will be taking families back in time next week for a hands-on history lesson.
The Traveling through Time event is 1 to 2 p.m. on May 28. Students have been researching, creating and preparing artifacts, biographies and performances on a period of American History. They will showcase their work during the event.
Eight teachers’ classrooms will be transformed before visitors’ eyes. They are:
Rooms 7 and 8 will present the 13 colonies.
Rooms 1 and 2 will represent the American Revolution and Declaration of Independence.
Rooms 9 and 10 will present the Westward Expansion.
Rooms 5 and 6 will present the Civil War
Important graduation dates coming up
As the end of the school year nears, Quincy High School is preparing for the largest senior class to graduate in its history.
While the final graduating numbers still aren’t in, the Class of 2015 is expecting to number around 200 students.
The following dates make up this year’s graduation schedule in Quincy:
Students at High Tech High will graduate at 6 p.m. on June 2 in the QHS Performing Arts Center.
The annual QHS Scholarship Recognition Night begins at 7 p.m. on June 4 in the QHS Performing Arts Center.
On June 5, the graduation ceremony for QHS students gets underway at 7 p.m. at the high school stadium.