NQHS Student Support Services

Calendar & Information

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AUGUST & SEPTEMBER


  • August 25 - Student schedules are published
  • August 25 - September 3 - Student add/Drop request period
  • September 3 at Noon -Deadline for schedule change requests


August 25 - Common App Boot Camp for Grade 11

September 2 - Transfer and grade 10 student tours

September 8 - Grade 9 only day

September 9 - All grades

September 10 - Teacher Add/Drop begins

September 17 - Teacher Add/Drop ends

September 20 - College Planning Night for students and Families @ 6:30 PM

September 28 - 6:30 to 8:30 PM -Back to School Night - Counselors will be in the Media Center


  • Grade 9 Transition to high school classroom lesson

OCTOBER, NOVEMBER & DECEMBER

October 2 - SAT @ NQHS

October 16 - PSAT

October TBA - Parent/Teacher conferences

November 12 - Term 1 ends

November 15 - 23 - Add/drop period

November 19 - John & Abigail Adams Scholarship Ceremony

November 19 - Term 1 report cards posted on Aspen

November TBA - 8th Grade Open House night

December 17 - deadline to met with counselor for January 1st deadlines!


  • Grade 12 Post-graduate planning classroom lessons
  • Grade 9 individual student meetings
  • Paying for college parent/families and students presentation
  • Grade 10 Samaritans suicide prevention classroom lessons
  • Grade 12 individual student meetings for college and post-graduate planning
  • Review term 1 grades and meet with students as needed

JANUARY, FEBRUARY & MARCH

January 28 - term 2 ends

January 31 - February 8 - add/drop period

February 4 - Term 2 report cards posted on Aspen

February 21 - 25 - Vacation week

March TBA - Course Selection Night


  • Grade 10 Using Naviance to explore careers & college classroom lessons
  • Grades 9, 10 & 11 Course selection for upcoming school year & individual student meetings
  • Grade 11 college and career planning classroom lessons
  • QPS College Fair - date TBA

APRIL, MAY & JUNE

April 8 - term 3 ends

April 14 - Term 3 report cards posted on Aspen

April 15 - 22 - vacation

May 2 - College Pride & Future Plans Day

May 20 - Grade 10 Career Day Presentations

June 1 - Last day for seniors

June 3 - Scholarship Ceremony

June 6 - NQHS Graduation

June 16 - Last day of school



  • Grade 11 individual meetings for post-graduate planning

ONGOING STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES ACTIVITIES

Academic:

Individual academic advising

Course Selection

Schedule changes

Credit and transcript monitoring

Scheduling of new students

Board of review meetings


Personal/Social:

Individual and group counseling

Crisis intervention and counseling

Consult and referrals to outside agencies

Weekly student support meetings


Post-graduate/college Planning:

College Visits

Naviance

Recommendations

PSAT, SAT and ACT

Common App

On-the-spot admissions


Special Populations:

IEP meetings

504 meetings


Other:

Communication and meetings with families

Classroom lessons

Ongoing consult with student, teachers and families

Guidance newsletters

Monthly parent/family virtual meeting

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STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODES

Student Support Services Staff

Rebecca Nutley, Student Support Services Chairperson
617-984-8985
rebeccanutley@quincypublicschools.com

Virginia Cushman, Early College High School Counselor
617-984-8983
virginiacushman@quincypublicschools.com

Jeffrey DeCristofaro, Counselor
617-376-6634
jeffreydecristofaro@quincypublicschools.com

Mary Devlin, Counselor
617-984-8981
marydevlin@quincypublicschools.com

Peggy Farren, School Psychologist
617-984-8982
peggyfarren@quincypublicschools.com

Keriann Hart, Counselor
617-984-8988
keriannhart@quincypublicschools.com

Ryan Herlihy, Health Interventionist
617-984-8789
ryanherlihy@quincypublicschools.com

Francesca Quintero, PASS Counselor
617-984-8685
francescaquintero@quincypublicschools.com


Melanie Sullivan, PASS Counselor
617-984-8684
melaniesullivan@quincypublicschools.com


Victoria Wallace, Counselor

617-984-8986

victoriawallace@quincypublicschools.com


Florence Xia, Counselor
617-984-8984
Florencexia@quincypublicschools.com


Margaret Marsney, Secretary
617-984-8745
margaretmarsney@quincypublicschools.com