UPDATED QPS NEWS
Friday, February 15, 2019


Congratulations to Lakyn Buffalo, Winter Homecoming Queen.


Tonight
District Basketball 🏀 At Wyandotte 
Girls play Commerce (6:30)
Boys play Commerce (8:00)

Saturday 
District Vocal Music at Jay
District Basketball 🏀 at Wyandotte-TBA


National FFA Week Dress Up Days
Monday- Camo Day
Tuesday- Thank a Farmer Day (Dress up as a Cowboy or Farmer)
Wednesday- Favorite Ag College (Wear you favorite Agricultural College shirts)
Thursday- Plaid/ Flannel Day
Friday- Blue and Gold Day 

Don’t Forget About the Muddy Truck Contest! Talk to Mr. Couch by Tuesday to Sign Up! Prizes will be handed out. Any vehicle can enter WITH CLEAN VEHICLE & Tag number. Must attend Quapaw High School and be of legal age to drive. 

JUDGING ON FRIDAY FEB 22nd DURING LUNCH 
PARK ON SOUTH END OF FOOTBALL FIELD IN GRASS

***NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE DONE TO VEHICLES IN THE PROCESS

MAY THE MUDDIEST TRUCK WIN!!



The Student Dress Code Policy has been updated to include some new language:

DRESS CODE


6. Appropriateness of all shorts, jeans, slacks, pants, leggings and yoga pants will be left to the discretion of the building administrator.  Clothing deemed by the administrator to cause a substantial disruption to school operations will not be allowed. 


INVITATION to BID

Quapaw Public Schools, is accepting bids for lawn care for 2019.  Contract will be for one year.  Bid documents may be obtained from the 

Quapaw Administration Office, 305 W 1st Street, Quapaw, Oklahoma.  

Honor Choir
Quapaw High School had six students that were chosen to participate in the 2019 Southwest Baptist University High School Invitational Choir. This is an honor choir experience for select high school choral students with outstanding musical contributions and talent. The students chosen were Audrianna LaFalier, Lakyn Buffalo, J-Ann Apolonio, Madelynn Bryant, Makayla Cornog, and Chloe Tyner.

Wildcat Wednesday, February 13

DARE GRADUATION 
DARE graduation for Fifth Grade took place on Thursday. The first picture is all the graduating students. The second picture recognizes the 5 essay winners and the last picture is the outstanding DARE students. 

QUAPAW POWERLIFTING
Congratulations to the Quapaw High School Wildcats on a 3rd place finish at the Lucky 7 Powerlifting Meet.  Kale Thomasson-2nd place, Taylor Roher-3rd place, Garrett Fox-2nd place, Tanner Daniels-1st place and Ty Earp-2nd place.
Congratulations to the Quapaw MS Powerlifting Team. Grant Crawford-2nd place, hwt. 1000 lbs. Gunner Freeman-2nd place, 855, Garrett Williams-2nd place, 845, Mitchell Brumfield-1st place, 380.  The 9th Grade Team won the overall division.

HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH-SAFETY DAY

On February 5, high students participated in a health and safety day.  Students rotated through 6 sessions lasting about 20 minutes each.  Sessions were presented on substance abuse in minors, prescription medication use, sexting, cyber safety, STDs and healthy eating/ body.  All speakers were volunteers.  Students seemed very well informed at the conclusion of the day.  Chris Snow won a $25 Amazon card, donated by the Quapaw Nation.  Speakers included, Billie Burtrum, Krista Pierce (Quapaw Tribe), Jason Brandon (Grand Lake Mental Health), Haley Doherty, John Millard, Brandt Lloyd, Jake Manning and Laura Price.  Quapaw Schools would like to extend their thanks to these speakers, as well as a special thank-you to Ms. Doherty for organizing the event.


Just a reminder that 2019 Quapaw High School Annuals (Yearbook) are $35.00.  For more information, please contact QHS.





SENIOR PARENTS:

Please make sure your senior student has ordered their cap and gown for graduation.  If you are not sure how to order the cap and gown, please contact Leslie at Quapaw High School.



Wildcat Wednesday, February 6, at Quapaw Elementary School


Wildcat Wednesday, January 30, at Quapaw Elementary School

Wildcat Wednesday, January 23, at Quapaw Elementary School

We would like to thank the Quapaw First Baptist Church for the donation of clothing and blankets for children at Quapaw Elementary School. 2 big boxes. We appreciate your generosity!

Quapaw Basketball Game Day Sponsor, Nate Long-State Farm Insurance in Miami.  Thank you for supporting the Quapaw Wildcats!


High School Parents:

We are pleased to announce that all high school students will be assigned a Chromebook for the 2019 Spring Semester.  A policy we are adding for high school Chromebook use is the ability for students to take their Chromebooks home with them.  Students will have to pay a $25 usage fee each year to be able to take their Chromebook home with them at the end of the day.  The fee can be paid at the high school office.  

If you have questions regarding the Chromebooks, please contact Mrs. Bacon at 918-674-2474.




A big thank you to the Quapaw Nation for the new gym scoreboards and installation.
Four Quapaw High School Band students were selected to participate in the Mid America All Star Marching Band. The MAASMB is a group made up of students selected from high schools in SE Kansas, SW Missouri, and NE Oklahoma who are brought together to form a marching band. They will rehearse three times together before traveling over spring break to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Chicago.   From left to right, Rachel Clonts, Abby Rogers, Madison Barnett, and Jenni Jennings.

Weather Information

Whenever weather conditions are such that classes or activities may not be held or busses might not run, students and parents should listen to the following media outlets: 

Television Stations

KSN-TV Channel 16 (NBC)

KODE-TV Channel 12 (ABC)

KOAM-TV Channel 7 (CBS)

FOX-TV Channel 14 (FOX)

Quapaw Public Schools will also use the School Messenger notification system for cancellations and/or early dismissals. Please make sure the building offices have current contact phone numbers on file. Information on weather related cancellations will be be found on the Quapaw Public Schools web page: qpswildcats.com and on the district Facebook page.



Quapaw Nation STEM Fair


Quapaw HS JOM students, Chloe, Trevor, Scotty, Lacinda, Arissa, Jack, and Bristol involved in the flag presentation this morning at the 11th annual OICWA Conference at Indigo Sky.





Twin Bridges Park of Lights WINNER. Quapaw FFA 1st place

Congratulations to Emily Steele and Taylor Welch on receiving National FFA 
Gold Medals! 

Congratulations to Shelby Lewis and Justus Turner on Bronze Medals!

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District Office
305 W 1st St
Quapaw, OK 74363
Phone: (918) 674-2501
Fax: (918) 674-2721
Superintendent
David Carriger
Email: dcarriger@qpswildcats.com














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