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Summer Books from Holland & Knight

posted Jun 25, 2018, 8:37 AM by Heidi Boulogne



Today we gave each student a book to bring home for their summer reading.  Thank you Holland & Knight for supporting our school!

Makerspace/STEAM Fair

posted Jun 20, 2018, 9:26 AM by Heidi Boulogne   [ updated Jun 25, 2018, 9:49 AM ]

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Yesterday our 3rd graders created projects in the library using Makey Makey, LED cards, Cubelets and solar ovens with help from Rashmi Pimprikarr, Haruna HosokawaDeborah Froggattt, and Rhianon Gutierrez. Students throughout the school designed projects in their classrooms, which were showcased at the end of the day.

Scholastic Book Fair

posted Jun 5, 2018, 10:24 AM by Heidi Boulogne

The Scholastic Book Fair begins Thursday evening for “This is Us” event  5:30-7:30. School shopping from Friday, June 8th to Thursday, June 14th.  Closed on Friday, June 15th. There is also an online sale with even more titles: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/quincyelementaryschool4

Click on the link to see when your class is scheduled to come in.

1st Graders Using Britannica

posted Apr 6, 2018, 7:58 AM by Heidi Boulogne   [ updated Apr 6, 2018, 10:46 AM ]


Ms. Smith's first graders explored Britannica for their research projects using the new library Chromebooks.

KPMG/State Street Bank Book Donation

posted Feb 28, 2018, 8:45 AM by Heidi Boulogne   [ updated Feb 28, 2018, 8:47 AM ]

As you can see students are thrilled to get new books to bring home from KPMG and State Street Bank. We are grateful for the continued support of our community partners.  Thank you Marie for putting smiles on our faces!

Chinatown Finally Gets a Library!

posted Jan 29, 2018, 7:21 AM by Heidi Boulogne

Boston Public Library is opening a branch in Chinatown on Monday, February 5th.  Visit the new branch located at 2 Boylston Street, China Trade Building, Boston, MA 02116.  
Hours: Monday – Thursday 10AM – 6PM     Friday 9AM – 5PM

3D Printing

posted Jan 3, 2018, 9:01 AM by Heidi Boulogne   [ updated Jan 3, 2018, 9:03 AM ]

Students had fun creating projects using a 3D printer in the library!  We are all sad that our trial 
period is over and we need to send it back. Someday we hope to have our own 3D printer in the library. 

Hour Of Code Week in the Library

posted Dec 4, 2017, 6:15 AM by Heidi Boulogne   [ updated Dec 12, 2017, 6:28 AM ]

This week we facilitated Hour of Code Week in the library.  Students were introduced to coding projects on Code.org, Scratch, ScratchJr and Ozobots. A big thank you to volunteers from Veracode, FactSet, PwC and some of our parents who helped make this event a great success!


The Discovery of Ramen, by Mr. Amara

posted Nov 21, 2017, 7:50 AM by Heidi Boulogne   [ updated Nov 21, 2017, 7:54 AM ]

We are excited to announce that Mr. Amara (JQS 3rd Grade) has just co-authored his third Book The Discovery of Ramen, The Asian Hall of FameIn their first adventure, two curious kids and an adorable panda travel back in time and across the world to discover the history of ramen noodles.  Thank you Mr. Amara for donating your book to the library.

Tech Parents Volunteer!

posted Oct 27, 2017, 10:38 AM by Heidi Boulogne   [ updated Oct 27, 2017, 12:13 PM ]

Today JQS parents volunteered their time and talents to set up 50 new ipads.  The iPads were very generously donated by one of our JQS families and are now ready for students to use!  A big thank you to all who helped out today and to Andrea Blake and Jen Roy for pulling this group together!

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