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Family & Community Engagement

 

Quinlan ISD
Department of Family and Community Engagement

 

The goal of the Quinlan ISD Department of Family and Community Engagement is to work together in partnership with families and the community to help every child reach their full potential and to live happy and healthy lives. We are working to develop partnerships with community organizations, businesses, and institutions of higher education to provide opportunities that will allow for greater student success, stronger families, and healthier communities. 

We offer:
• A beautiful Fitness Center provided by QISD for $20.00 per year for an access card and security check Click here for more information about the Fitness Center
• A Community Library and Museum 
• ACE Before, Afterschool, and Summer Program Click here for more information about the ACE Program
• Grandparents as Parents Support Group
• iMoms and All Pro Dads Breakfasts (It's a 30-45 minute monthly breakfast held before school where parents and their children meet with other families. During this time, they discuss a wide range of family topics, spend time together, create fun memories, and are equipped with resources to strengthen their relationship.
• Watch D.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students) Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father-figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal.


• Parent Communication Resources
o Parent Portal (access for parents about their student's attendance and grades) Click here for more information about the Parent Portal
o School Messenger (announcements via phone, email or text message regarding emergencies, school closings, etc. 
o QISD Mobile App 
o QISD School Community Events, Successes, and Highlights Page 
o LIFE Lessons-Parent Resources http://www.quinlanisd.net/life-lessons

 

Opportunities for parents and community members to advance their learning are available. Please call the Family and Community Engagement Office with questions or to register at 903-356-1226 or email kathleen.witte@quinlanisd.net.  All classes are held at the QISD Community Education Center (unless otherwise noted), located at 401 Panther Path in Quinlan. Located next to Thompson Middle School and across from Grace Baptist Church. The Community Library and Museum are also located in this building.
 
 
 
• Don’t see a class here that you would like to take? Let us know and if we have enough interest, we will try to provide that class.

 

Family and Community Activities
• Back to School Fair- information and services to help students to have a successful year (August 4, 2016)
• Community Homecoming Celebrations including the Parade and Pep Rally
• Hall of Fame (Homecoming Week, every-other year) Click here for more information 
• Senior Citizen Appreciation Breakfast (Homecoming Week, every-other year)
• Family Holiday Make and Take Gift Workshop (Dec.)
• Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Festival (December) 
• Veterans Day Assemblies (November 11)
• Grandparents Breakfasts (Campus Specific)
• Open House (TBD)
• Meet the Teacher Nights (The week before school starts)
• Family Game Nights 
• Bike Safety Rodeo and Helmet Give-Away (May)
• Family Field Trip to UT Austin for Explore UT (Usually the First Saturday in March)
• Family Sweetheart Dance (for Cannon and Butler Families) (February)

 


Community Partnerships for Student Success:
• Clothe A Kid
• M.A.R.K. (weekend backpack feeding program)
• Hunt County Kids
• Essilor Mobile Vision Clinic
• Hunt County Health Department Immunization Clinic
• WIC
• Raffa Clinic

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