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Announcement from Ms. Wallace

Click here to read the announcement about the new STEAM teacher.


DVD Event Order Form

You can still order DVD's for any events from this school year. Return this form, with payment, to Mrs. Perry.

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Tentative 2017-2018 School Calendar

Click here for the tentative calendar.


Congratulations to the Class of 2017


James A - Barrington High School

Josephine A - Adelai E. Stevenson High School

Abigail B- Adelai E. Stevenson High School

William C- Lake Forest Academy

Robert C- Loyola Academy

Daniel D- Glenbrook South HS

Madeline D- Lake Forest Academy

Kevin F- Adelai E. Stevenson High School

Antonio F- John Hersey High School

Jackson G- Lake Forest Academy

George G- Lake Park High School

Joseph H- Elgin Academy

Madison H- William Fremd High School

Sarah H- Barrington High School

Batool J- Barrington High School

Jeevan K- William Fremd High School

Kendall K- Barrington High School

Marcus K- William Fremd High School

Amelia L- Adelai E. Stevenson High School

Grayson L- Glenbrook North HS

Doogyul L- Adelai E. Stevenson High School

Lucas L- North Shore Country Day School

Katherine L Adelai E. Stevenson High School

Matthew M- Palatine High School

Joshua M- Walnut Hill School of The Arts, Nantucket, New England Conservatory

Rohan M- Lake Forest Academy

EveAnne O- John Hersey High School

Grace P- William Fremd High School

Adelaide R- Barrington High School

Arjun R- Phoenix Country Day School in Scottsdale AZ.

Ronojoy R- Barrington High School

Gavin S- North Shore Country Day School

Frederick T- University of Chicago Laboratory School

Amelia Z- John Hersey High School


2017-2018 HEALTH FORM

As you head off for summer and make doctor appointments, remember to have your forms completed for next year.


Child Health Exam Form: New form required for Kindergarten & 6th grade. All students must have this form on file.

Dental Exam Form: New form required for students entering Kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grades.

Vision Exam Form: All students entering Kindergarten must have an exam.


Also, if you move or change any contact information, let us know so records can be updated.


Student Emergency Form - All students must complete a new form each year.

Student Athletics Forms – If your child will be participating in any team sports, you must complete the Sports Physical Exam Form and the Concussion Information Sheet.


Quest Annual Fund

Thank you to the many Quest families that have given so generously to the 2016-17 Quest Annual Fund! If you haven't donated yet, there is still plenty of time to support Quest's mission with a fully tax-deductible contribution through June 30, 2017. As you may know, we rely on your gifts of time, talent and treasure to help sustain our unique mission that benefits each and every Quest student. Just click here for our online giving web page

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Eclipse 2017 – click here to go to Mr. Oremland's website Eclipse2017


Follow Dr. Kirkland

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KKHeadofSchool

MS

Ms. Wallace Blog - https://medium.com/@twallace2208

Follow Terri Wallace on Twitter (@twallace2208)

LS

Mrs. Diones Blog - http://lisadiones.edublogs.org/

Follow Lisa Diones on Twitter https://twitter.com/DionesLisa

Reminders:

May 29 – Memorial Day, NO SCHOOL

May 30 – STEAM Showcase, Character Ed Pageant, Africa Night

June 1 – Graduation

June 2 – Last Day of School, Field Day


Please Note:

1.This was the last week for after school specials. Next week will just be for make-up classes (you will be informed by email if you have a make-up class).

2.Plum Grove Road Work – we have been advised that asphalt removal will begin on Tues, May 30.

3.There is After Care on the last day of school (3:30-6:00 pm), Friday, June 2.


Announcement From Khalek Kirkland

Click here to read the announcement about our new 5th Grade Teacher

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Medication at School

All medication at school must be picked up by the last day of classes, Friday, June 2. ALL medication left after that date will be discarded. Medication forms need to be completed each school year and medication must be here by the first day of school.


Tentative 2017-2018 School Calendar

Click here for the tentative calendar.


Lost & Found

The Lost and Found is overflowing. Are you missing anything? Lost and Found in the lunchroom. All items will be donated to charity after the last day of school.


Library Books

Friday, May 12th was the last day to check out books for pleasure reading from the Quest library. Please return all of these books by Friday, May 19th.


Books for school assignments may be checked out until Friday, June 19th. Please return all of these books by Tuesday, May 30th.


Parents of students with overdue books will receive notification via email before school ends. Thanks in advance for your help in searching backpacks, cars, and homes for these items!


STEAM Showcase

All parents are invited to come and visit the Innovation Lab and watch our students in action. On Tuesday, May 30, classes will be open to parents, we will have students working after school too (see schedule below). All are invited to attend, this is a great opportunity for you to see what our students are working on.
Tuesday May 30th:|
5th -- 10:45-11:30 am
6.1 -- 1:15 - 2:00 pm
6.2 -- 2:00 - 2:45 pm
Pageant -- 2:45 - 3:30 pm
7th -- 3:45 - 4:30 pm
8th -- 4:30 - 5:15 pm


June 2 - Field Day (LS) 9:00-12:00 on the West Campus

Students will need a sack lunch...no Gourmet Gorilla. Please review this flyer with details about the day.

Lower School Field Day Volunteers Needed. Follow the linkto volunteer.


Eclipse 2017 – click here to go to Mr. Oremland's website Eclipse2017

Follow Dr. Kirkland

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KKHeadofSchool

MS

Ms. Wallace Blog - https://medium.com/@twallace2208

Follow Terri Wallace on Twitter (@twallace2208)

LS

Mrs. Diones Blog - http://lisadiones.edublogs.org/

Follow Lisa Diones on Twitter https://twitter.com/DionesLisa

Reminders:

May 29 – Memorial Day, NO SCHOOL

May 30 – STEAM Showcase, Character Ed Pageant, Africa Night

June 1 – Graduation

June 2 – Last Day of School, Field Day
Note: There is After Care on the last day of school (3:30-6:00 pm), Friday, June 2.


Announcement From Khalek Kirkland

Click here to read the announcement about our new Director of Finance & Operations.


Tentative 2017-2018 School Calendar

Click here for the tentative calendar.


Medications At School

Remember to pick up medications from the front desk on the last day of school.


Library Books

Friday, May 12th was the last day to check out books for pleasure reading from the Quest library. Please return all of these books by Friday, May 19th.


Books for school assignments may be checked out until Friday, June 19th. Please return all of these books by Tuesday, May 30th.


Parents of students with overdue books will receive notification via email before school ends. Thanks in advance for your help in searching backpacks, cars, and homes for these items!


STEAM Showcase

All parents are invited to come and visit the Innovation Lab and watch our students in action. On Tuesday, May 30, classes will be open to parents, we will have students working after school too (see schedule below). All are invited to attend, this is a great opportunity for you to see what our students are working on.
Tuesday May 30th:|
5th -- 10:45-11:30 am
6.1 -- 1:15 - 2:00 pm
6.2 -- 2:00 - 2:45 pm
Pageant -- 2:45 - 3:30 pm
7th -- 3:45 - 4:30 pm
8th -- 4:30 - 5:15 pm


June 2 - Field Day (LS) 9:00-12:00 on the West Campus

Students will need a sack lunch...no Gourmet Gorilla. Please review this flyer with details about Field Day.


Lower School Field Day Volunteers Need. Follow the link to volunteer.


Service Learning Leaders

Applications were due from interested current and rising MS students yesterday. Ms. Wallace has extended the deadline until Monday. To complete the application, please use this link. Service Learning Leaders for the 2017-2018 academic year will be announced on May 30.


Eclipse 2017 – click here to go to Mr. Oremland's website Eclipse2017

Follow Dr. Kirkland

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KKHeadofSchool

MS

Ms. Wallace Blog - https://medium.com/@twallace2208

Follow Terri Wallace on Twitter (@twallace2208)

LS

Mrs. Diones Blog - http://lisadiones.edublogs.org/

Follow Lisa Diones on Twitter https://twitter.com/DionesLisa

All students in grades 7-8 are invited to attend the canoe trip, June 2-4. Please review the information and return the permission slip as soon as possible. Parent drivers are needed. Questions - contact nate.stoffregen@questacademy.org

Canoe Trip 2017 Information & Permission Slip

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