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.
There will be an information session for parents whose child/children will be new to the Primary Years in September 2016. This meeting is for parents of students presently in Grade Two and new parents of students going into Grade Three to Six . The session will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Primary School Hall. We encourage all new parents to attend this important session as information will be provided for a smooth transition into the Primary Years. Parents will be taken on a student-guided tour after the information session.
CONGRATULATIONS Sr. Boys Soccer Team
We wish to congratulate our Sr. Boys Soccer Team who won against C.V. Bethel, 6-1, in the qualifying round of the 1st National High School Soccer Championships. Our Sr. Girls played against Jack Hayward High School from Freeport on Thursday, April 28 at 4 p.m. Final Round Games will be held on Saturday, April 30th at 10:00 a.m. with the Championships being held at 2:00 p.m. Entry: Adults—$5.00, Students—$3.00, Children under 12—Free, Students in school uniform—$1.00. The games will be held at The Roscow A. L. Davies Field, Q. E. Sports Centre
CONGRATULATIONS—15 YEAR OLD DAVID ALLENS RECEIVES ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA
In December 2015, David J. Allens was examined by The Trinity College, London, England for an Associate Diploma in Solo singing. David prepared a recital that was forty (40) minutes in length in which he sang nine (9) songs in three (3) languages – Italian, German and English. David’s performance was graded with entrants from around the world and he was awarded a Distinction with a total of 93 marks out of 100. David will receive an Associate Diploma – Associate Trinity College London (ATCL) Recital (Singing) and is believed to be the youngest Bahamian to attain this prestigious designation. David was accompanied on piano by Mrs. Yvonne Foulkes, High School Music Teacher. Congratulations David! We are so proud of you!
HURRICANE RELIEF PRESENTATION
As a part of our school’s Hurricane Relief efforts, Administration and students of Queen’s College presented the Morrisville Primary School in South Long Island with two desktop computers, an all-in-one printer and a deskjet printer. On hand to receive these items was Mrs. Patrice Minnis, a teacher from Morrisville Primary School. Mrs. Minnis thanked Queen’s College for this generous donation to their school, indicating how grateful they were.
Penn Relay Team
Congratulations to the Queen’s College Comets who recently competed at the Penn Relays April 28-May 1, 2016.
They were accompanied by Coaches Everette Fraser, Reuben Mounts, Crystal Eneas and Sandre Hobbs.
According to Head Coach Everette Fraser, “The Penn Relays competition gives our athletes an opportunity to exceed their seasonal best times in the relays and individual events, which transcends into great accomplishments and a positive outlook.”
High School Track and Field Nationals
The 2016 Bahamas High School Track and Field Nationals held in Freeport, Grand Bahama during April 11- 13, 2016, drew almost 1,000 high school athletes from around the country. The Team of 62 Comets performed exceptionally well and posted records on the track and on the field.
Congratulations to coaches : Everette Fraser, Dwayne Smith, Reuben Mounts, Selena Travers, Sandre Hobbs, Crystal Eneas and Christian Knowles, on a job well done.
Senior Girl's Soccer Championship Winners 2016
On the 7th of April the senior girl's played in the soccer championship final against ST. Andrew's. It was a great game and we thoroughly deserved a 1-0 victory to become champions of the 2016 season!!! The girl's have worked really hard for the last 6 months and have a great team spirit. They should be very proud of themselves!!
Jr Boys soccer team BAISS soccer champions 2016
On Wednesday 6th April, the Junior Boys soccer team beat St Andrews 1-0 to become BAISS soccer champions 2016. The goal was scored by Ellijah Mitchell in Grade 8. The boys fully deserved the victory after going the whole season unbeaten, scoring thirty three goals and only conceding three. Congratulations boys!
GIFT ITEMS AT THE GALAXY
Teachers’ Appreciation, Mother’s Day and Graduation are all just around the corner! Be sure to visit The Galaxy and see our wide assortment of unique gift items for all of these special occasions! Remember all of those special persons in your life with a gift from The Galaxy!
Mother's Day GIFT ITEMS AT THE GALAXY
Dynamos Football Club
On Saturday, March 19, 2016, a number of QC students were a part of the winning squad in the new Bahamas Football Association's Youth Cup for 17-Under Girls as members of the Dynamos Football Club. We congratulate the following Comets:
Well done! We are proud of you!
5th Leadership Day
Queen's College's Annual Leadership Day was celebrated on Friday, March 4th, 2016 under the theme 'Above and Beyond with the 7 Habits'. The day was a major success with teachers and students going above and beyond in every classroom.
Those in attendance thoroughly enjoyed their experience as they witnessed leadership in action.
Governor General Youth Awards
On Thursday, March 3, 2016, Queen’s College was pleased to have been asked to host the GGYA Gold Awards Presentation in the Geoffrey Brown Sr. Auditorium.
The Awards were presented by HRH Prince Edward and HRH Princess Sophie, The Earl and Countess of Wessex. Also in attendance, were the Governor General of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, and The Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie.
There were 34 recipients of the Gold Award, which is the highest award in the GGYA programme. Ms. Denise Mortimer is the GGYA National Executive Director.