Queen's College has always been a school that believes in catering to a wide cross-section of young people throughout the community. As a fully comprehensive school, operating under the auspices of the Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church, our interests lie not only in academic excellence but also in raising well-rounded, courteous, spiritually grounded global citizens.
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New QC Website!
Please pardon our dust as we try and finish up QUEEN'S COLLEGE'S new and improved school website.
Broadway Over Queens Guys and Dolls
BROADWAY OVER QUEENS presents a Q.C. PLAYERS' PRODUCTION of Frank Loesser's GUYS AND DOLLS, for Spring 2014. This musical was last staged at Queen's College in 1977 and promises to be a hit for audiences of all ages. The cast list can now be seen when you click on the Guys and Dolls graphic on the right hand side.
GRADE 7 SUPER SATURDAY CLASSES
Super Saturday Classes for Grade 7 began on Saturday,September 28, 2013. As a result of the proficiency tests in Mathematics and English, students were selected who are required to complete these classes. The primary purpose of these classes is to ensure that students possess basic skills in Mathematics and English necessary for success in High School. Classes begin at 9:00 a.m. for most students and at 10:30 a.m. for a small group. Students who may have missed the first session last week are expected to attend this week and all remaining weeks.
EXTRA ACCESS CLASSES
Extra Access Classes began on Monday, September 30, 2013. These classes are held for one hour each afternoon, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Students can register for only one class each afternoon and they are advised to choose a subject in which they experience some challenges. All students on probation have to pursue at least two of these courses. These 10-week courses are offered at a cost of $75.00 each.
HIGH SCHOOL'S HOMEWORK CENTRE
The Homework Centre is open each afternoon between 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the High School Library. Peer tutors will be on hand to assist students and, at least one staff member will be present.
High School Mid-Year Exams Schedule
The Mid-Year Examinations will begin on Monday, DECEMBER 09, 2013. Grades 7-9 exams will end on Thursday, December 12 and Grades 10-12 exams will end on Friday, December 13, 2013. The examination schedule can be found below. A letter containing important information concerning the examination schedule was sent home. Please keep this letter for ease of reference.
Marking days for the High School which follow examinations, and on which students do not attend school, are from Monday, December 16 - Thursday, December 19, 2013. All students are to return to school on Friday, December 20, 2013.
High School ENTRANCE EXAM PACKETS
The Entrance Examination for the High School is set for Saturday, January 24, 2014. The deadline for applications is Monday, January 15, 2014. Exam packets for external students are now available at the High School Office.
ELC CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION—‘The Grinch’s Carol’
The ELC will host its Annual Christmas Production on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in The Geoffrey Brown Auditorium. School will be dismissed at 12: 30 p.m. for ELC students on this day. Letters regarding costumes were sent home with all students. If you have not received this information, please enquire with your child’s class teacher.
Primary School CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION
Our annual Christmas Production will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in The Geoffrey Brown Auditorium. Tickets will be available from Mrs. Hall in the Computer Lab from Tuesday, November 26th, 2013.
NEW CHRISTMAS ITEMS AT THE GALAXY
CHRISTMAS HAS ARRIVED AT THE GALAXY. Check out our brochure below to see a wide assortment of holiday gifts and decorations for Christmas.
NEW ARRIVALS AT THE GALAXY
New 7 Habits Reading Books for all of the Habits have now arrived at The Galaxy. These books are suitable for students in the ELC and Primary School and make wonderful Christmas gifts.
SOUNDS FROM THE STARS LAUNCH PARTY
Queen's College will be celebrating the arrival of its first, professionally produced CD with an exciting launch party. This CD, entitled 'Sounds from the Stars', features a number of our talented students and alumni who have gifted voices. You will be delighted with the singing of 'The Prayer' by Shaun Thompson and Osano Neely, 'At Last' by Karrington McKenzie, 'Listen' by Patrea Rhodriquez, 'My Tribute' by David Allens, 'Alabaster Box' by Danielle Dean, 'Big Spender' by Alisa Moss and many others. This green carpet event will be fun, exciting and classy and will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2013 in The Geoffrey Brown Auditorium. Our 'Stars' will make a grand entrance and entertain the guests in a mini concert before the party begins. We are inviting all students and friends of Queen's College to attend. The cost is $25.00 and includes the CD and light refreshments. This is a great way to start the Christmas celebrations. Tickets will be on sale at the High School Office. Additional CD’s will be available for purchase and make a great Christmas gift!