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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

Reminders:

May 16 – Grades 3-4 Musical Performance

May 17 – Seussical the Musical Performance (3:30 pm Dismissal, information below)

May 18 – Volunteer Coffee, Band Concert, & 6th Grade Mini History Fair

May 19 – Middle School Spring Choir Concert at Cutting Hall

May 29 – Memorial Day, NO SCHOOL

May 30 – STEAM Showcase

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


Tentative 2017-2018 School Calendar

Click here for the tentative calendar.


Announcement From Dr. Kirkland

Click here to read the announcement about our new Director of Enrollment Management.


Band Concert

The spring band concert will be held Thursday, May 18, 9:30 am. In addition to students, we'd love to fill the gym with parents, friends and relatives of our band members. So spread the word! (Watch for flyer coming out next week). Please note that we will not be offering a DVD recording of this concert, so you might want to make sure your phones are on full charge!


Volunteer Appreciation Coffee, 5/18/17

The Administration invites everyone who has volunteered in any capacity for coffee and refreshments on 5/18/17 from 8:30 - 9:30 am in the Quest Lunchroom so we may express our thanks to those who have generously given time and talent during the year.


Seussical the Musical

The Chicago Academy for the Arts is coming to Quest on Wednesday, May 17 to perform Seussical the Musical for our students. The performance will run from 2:00-3:30 pm. Dismissal will be at 3:30, if you need to pick up your family at 2:45, please complete this form so we can have your children ready to leave.


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, a water bottle, and swim clothes/change of clothes.


Knight Project

I am Gavin S. (8th grade) and I have started my Knight Project. My project includes a food drive for the Wheeling Food Pantry and it will be taking place until May 19. Collection boxes are located in the main lobby, the gym lobby, and at the MS Commons door. Thank you for your support.


Summer Plans

Please share your summer camp plans with us! Many new families ask "what summer camps do Quest families use?" We will make these recommendations available on our web site.


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 11-12 – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Performances
  • May 16 – Grades 3-4 Musical Performance
  • May 17 – Seussical the Musical Performance (3:30 pmDismissal)
  • May 18 – Volunteer Coffee, Band Concert, 6th Grade Mini History Fair
  • May 19 – Middle School Spring Choir Concert
  • May 29 – Memorial Day, NO SCHOOL

Tentative 2017-2018 School Calendar

Click here for the tentative calendar.


Middle School Musical – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Tickets are now on sale for the spring musical. Go to eventbrite to purchase tickets. Note that performances will be on Thursday and Friday this year, May 11 & 12, at 7:00 pm. Ticket sales help defray the cost of royalties, costumes, and sets. There will be a school performance on Friday, May 12, students will only see the first act so be sure to get tickets to see the whole show. Tickets are $12.00, $15.00 at the door.


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: We are raffling off 4 Cubs tickets, front row seats behind home plate (valued at $425 each) for the game against the Pirates on July 8. Raffle tickets are 1 ticket for $5, 5 tickets for $20 or 12 tickets for $40. You can purchase raffle tickets from the front desk or during concession sales in the lobby (students are selling concessions before & after school).


Band Concert

The spring band concert will be held Thursday, May 18, 9:30 am. In addition to students, we'd love to fill the gym with parents, friends and relatives of our band members. So spread the word! (Watch for flyer coming out next week). Please note that we will not be offering a DVD recording of this concert, so you might want to make sure your phones are on full charge!


Volunteer Appreciation Coffee, 5/18/17

The Administration invites everyone who has volunteered in any capacity for coffee and refreshments on 5/18/17 from 8:30 - 9:30 am in the Quest Lunchroom so we may express our thanks to those who have generously given time and talent during the year.


Seussical the Musical

The Chicago Academy for the Arts is coming to Quest on Wednesday, May 17 to perform Seussical the Musical for our students. The performance will run from 2:00-3:30 pm. Dismissal will be at 3:30, if you need to pick up your family at 2:45, please complete this form so we can have your children ready to leave.


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 some students working after school too (see the schedule below). This is a great opportunity for you to see what our students are working on.
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, a water bottle, and swim clothes/change of clothes.


New Knight Project
I am Gavin S. (8th grade) and I have started my Knight Project. My project includes a food drive for the Wheeling Food Pantry, and it will be taking place from May 8 - May 19. Collection boxes are located in the main lobby, the gym lobby, and at the MS Commons door. Thank you for your support.


Summer Plans

Please share your summer camp plans with us! Many new families ask "what summer camps do Quest families use?" We will make these recommendations available on our web site.


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

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