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.
News & Events:
BAISS Soccer Champions
Thanks for all those who came out and those who were there in mind and spirit at the R. Davis Soccer Complex last week to witness the finals of the BAISS High School Soccer Competition. All four teams were successful in making it to the playoffs this year but only three made it to the finals.
On Wednesday, April 9th the Junior Girls came second when the went down to a stronger St. Andrews team to lose 2-0 but it was yesterday that the Junior Boys and Senior Girls team synergized to win the Championship in fine style. Both matches went down to a 1-1 dead lock in regulation time but it was the Comets who were proactive and put first things first, tucking away the goals at the penalty shoot out to be crowned this year's BAISS Soccer Champions.
A big thank you to all the soccer moms and soccer dads who came out to most of the matches to support the teams. A sincere thank you to the committed coaching staff of Mr. Ferraz, Mr. Markham and yours truly who work tirelessly with the boys and girls to achieve there dreams. It was a win win situation ......Go Comets!
2014 BAISS SPELLING COMPETITION
We Congratulate Prachi Kondapuram our champion speller on her stellar performance in the BAISS National Spelling Competition on Sunday, March, 23, 2014. Prachi was declared the winner after completing 21 rounds of challenging words. Congratulations are extended to Prachi and her hard working, diligent coaches, Mrs. Joyelle McIntosh, and Mrs. Veronica Roberts. Prachi has been training for this competition for three years. We are proud of Prachi’ s accomplishments, she along with her coaches will represent The Bahamas in Washington at the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition to be held later this year.
Track and Field Nationals
The Queen’s College Comets celebrated on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium. They had an impression showing, winning the Under 14 boys division (100 points), the Under 16 girls division (196.5 points), Under 16 boys (155 points) and Under 20 girls division (197 points)
CONGRATULATIONS to the athletes and coaches.
Northeastern District Pre-Liminary Mathematics Competition
Congratulations to Alan Cheong, Daniella Maire, Christoph McPhee, Jodie Ritchie, Riane Singh and Binari Wimalaratne on their 1st place finish in the Northeastern District Pre-liminary Mathematics Competition. Congratulations students, Go Comets!
Tamar Greene - Gatorade Athlete of the Week
New Record Holder in the Triple Jump and Long Jump - 2 gold medals and a bronze medal in the 100m and a gold medal in the 4 x 100 relay race. Congratulations, Tamar! Let's go Comets!
Check out the QC Spirit at this years B.A.I.S.S.!
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!
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.