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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Lighthouse Team at Leadership Symposium
Members of the Lighthouse Team from Queen’s College recently attended a Leadership Symposium held at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina. The group consisted of Mrs. Shawn Turnquest, Mrs. Sylvia Beneby, Mrs. Virginia Minnis, Miss Maria Tsavoussis, Mr. Clint Higgs and Mrs. Angela Nixon.
Each year, pioneering educators from across North America have the unique opportunity to gather at The Leader in Me Symposium Series to connect as a community of innovators, celebrate the advancements schools are making using The Leader in Me, and create new paths that will bring leadership and 21st-Century life skills to the classroom.
QC Senior Boys wins Championship
Congratulations goes out to the QC Senior Boys Basketball team who outscored the Saint Johns's Giants 13-7 in the first quarter, then extended it to 26-18 at halftime. On the final spurt the Comets went on to seal the deal with an 8 point lead. Comets 61-Giants 53. GO Comets!!
2014 B.A.I.S.S. Spelling Bee Competition
Congratulationsis extended to Prachi Kondapuram (Second Place) and Binari Wimalaratne (Third Place) for the outstanding performance at the 2014 B.A.I.S.S. Spelling Bee Competition. Go Comets!
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. VALENTINE’S GIFT ITEMS AT THE GALAXY—Visit The Galaxy and see our assortment of gift ideas for that special someone this Valentine’s Day! We have a variety of Valentine’s stuffed animals, musical teddy bears, candy baskets, silk roses, fragrance baskets and much more! Don’t forget your teacher this Valentine’s! Parents, please be reminded that we do not accept any outside deliveries for students in any section on Valentine’s Day!
Winter Uniforms are now available at The Galaxy for purchasing. Please ensure that your child is properly attired in school regulation uniform.
SCHOOL SPIRIT ITEMS—GO COMETS!
Come to The Galaxy and get your School Spirit paraphernalia! Remember, we have so many sporting events coming up beginning with Basketball Championship games tonight, Inter-House Sports Meets and the BAISS Track and Field Meet. Don’t forget your ‘Comets’ Sweatsuits and ‘Go Comets’ T-Shirts. Support our QC Teams! - Go Green!
Broadway Over Queens Guys and Dolls
BROADWAY OVER QUEENS presents a Q.C. PLAYERS' PRODUCTION of Frank Loesser's GUYS AND DOLLS, taking place on Thursday, March 20th to Saturday, March 22nd . This musical was last staged at Queen's College in 1977 and promises to be a hit for audiences of all ages. Check out the poster below.
EXTRA ACCESS CLASSES
These classes will begin on Monday, January 27, 2014. Applications are available at the High School Office. Classes will be held from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Please note that the students on probation must register for at least two classes. These classes are strongly recommended for students sitting BJC and BGCSE examinations this Summer.
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.
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.