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    2016-17 First Week Update
    Posted on 09/09/2016

    We had a great first week at QAE! Thank you for helping your child adjust to our early start at 7:55 am. This has been a challenge for students (and parents!), and we appreciate your determination to help students learn about the importance of coming to school on time ready to learn.

    Please return the printed forms sent sent home in the manila envelope on the first day, by Tuesday, September 12. We urgently need this information from all families. Please make sure you update the school on contact information changes during the year.

    Pay Student Fees: Save some paper and time! The PTSA is handling online payments for the school supplies and technology fees. See the PTSA checklist for that and other forms for parents.

    Staff Update:
    Over the summer, we said goodbye to some long-time, beloved QAE staff. We wish them the best of luck in their new roles:

    • Joe Bailey, 4th grade Teacher
    • Faith Eakin, 1st grade Teacher
    • Niki Fischer-Meyers, Resource Specialist
    • Laura Cooper, Academic Support – Reading
    • Jackie Lykken, Office Assistant
    • Eileen Bullinger, School Nurse

    In 2016 – 2017, we welcome the following new staff members and current staff in new roles:

    • Erin Knapp, 1st grade Teacher
    • Amy Tucci-Webert, 4th grade Teacher
    • Brianna Veleber, PE Teacher
    • Rhonda Gardner, Psychologist
    • Helene McCormick, ELL Teacher
    • Karen Smiley, School Nurse
    • Jennifer Connolly, Office Assistant
    • Heather Miller, Resource Specialist (Temp)
    • Lara Francisco, Resource Specialist in addition to Academic Support - Math