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Another year, come and gone. The end of every school year marks a momentous moment of academic and personal achievement that comes with sentimental reflection and gratitude for the things that have gone and the things that will come. As with every year, this moment marks a turn of the tassel and a progression for every class. This year’s 8th graders are now finally in high school, the current freshman said goodbye to being freshies, sophomores stepped that much closer to graduation, juniors are about to enter their last year of high school, and another class of seniors walked across the stage, accepted their diplomas, and is about to embark on a new journey. Published 6-15-18
There is a science to everything - even adventure. Science is - “the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.” Adventure encompasses a plethora of activities, which up here in Plumas County can include boating, rock climbing, and skiing, among many others. So, what is the science of adventure? It is the study of the scientific principles that make up and interact with the outdoor activities that we love. Published 6-13-18
Recent District News and Alerts.
Good morning! For Friday, November 9th: Due to the restoration of power, Quincy schools, except for the Quincy Special Day preschool, will start at the regular time with normal bus pick up times. The Special Day preschool a.m. session will be cancelled. All other Quincy schools will start on time. See you soon! All other schools in Chester, Greenville and Portola will start on time, as planned.
The Maintenance and Operations Department is getting rid of many old vehicles and some tools. Click Read Full Story (also located under District Announcements) to place your bid and enter the auction! Or Copy and Paste this link directly into a new browser: https://www.biddingowl.com/Auction/index.cfm?auctionID=14729
The historic 1905 Quincy Elementary School located at 50 Church Street in Quincy was used to teach students for almost 50 years until the California Earthquake Standards Act came into place, at which point it was adapted into offices for the staff of Plumas County Office of Education (PCOE) and Plumas Unified School District (PUSD). In 2014, the old schoolhouse and district office was vacated due to waste plumbing and flooding issues. The previous administration at the time of the flooding, decided not to go forward with repairs or plans for the building after the initial mitigation was addressed. This left the historic building vacant and deteriorating for three years. Published 4-18-18