QHS vs. Enterprise football game on September 24, 2021 will be WTOK’s game of the week. This Clarke County game of rivals will be featured in tonight’s coverage on WTOK. Come out and support the Panthers at Enterprise at 7:00 p.m. and don’t forget to check out WTOK’s game highlights. https://www.wtok.com/2021/09/24/quitman-prepares-play-enterprise-first-time-since-1997/
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Minnie Dace is the QSD Assistant Superintendent. Dr. Dace has 22 years experience in Quitman School District as Federal Programs Director, Principal, Assistant Principal, and teacher. A graduate of Quitman High School with multiple college degrees, Dr. Dace earned AA at JCJC, BS at USM, MS at MS State, and EdD from MS State. Dr. Dace worked as Federal Programs Director coordinating grants and overseeing special student populations for the last four years. Interim Superintendent Dr. Weathersby said, “The district is very fortunate to have Dr. Dace. She is highly capable, hard-working, and approachable. She has done an excellent job in each and every position she has held in education. Out of all applicants, we are excited to choose Dr. Dace to be Assistant Superintendent of Quitman School District.”
Today, September 23rd, our Covid numbers continue to decline. We have 7 students and 1 maintenance employee positive with Covid. We are thankful for our continued low numbers and appreciate all of you taking Covid seriously. Please continue your efforts to keep our children safe and well. Yesterday, the district held its second round of Pfizer vaccinations. 87 students, 6 staff members, and 16 community members were vaccinated. Thank you for your support of students, teachers, and all of our school district team!
QUE SWAT students competed in an interactive activity based on the book, The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds. This activity in celebration of International Dot Day stressed the importance of critical thinking, practice, self improvement, and encouraged collaboration between students.
Quitman Junior High Football team cleaned up the field with Carver in the rain. Quitman won 14-6. QJH’s next game will be against Oak Grove September 21.
4th graders are mastering their multiplication tables in math and learning about water, water cycles, and severe weather in science. QUE Principal Mrs. Schrimpshire and Assistant Principal Mrs. Chapman have introduced a PBIS system that inspires students to be their best every day in every way.
Kindergarten students are learning that authors write stories and books, and that illustrators draw pictures. Students are also discovering the number 10 and the letter P. In Art students are using the elements of rhythm and repetition in their painting.
Girls Varsity Volleyball won against Mendenhall Thursday, September 2, 2021. This first win in district puts Coach Vance and the team 1-0 in district play. (picture provided by Coach Vance) Girls Volleyball will play against Mendenhall September 20 and NE Lauderdale September 23, 2021 at 5 p.m.
Meet the Panthers! Thursday, August 26, at 6 p.m. on Panther field, High school & Junior high football players, band members, and cheerleaders were highlighted and celebrated.