Quebec High School Open House 2016 - Page 12

Did you know? Our principal is also the President of the Board of Di Directors for the community group, Voice of English Speaking Quebec (VEQ). This allows him to have his finger on the pulse of what is going on in our community. Our students also benefit from various community projects and volunteering opportunities with the VEQ. Did you know? Each year the QHS Alumni Foundation donates between 25-35 thousand dollars in extra dolla funding to help cover costs of various projects, equipment and supplies to enhance student learning. QHS - A Worldly Staff! Quebec City has always been a popular place for those seeking employment. Quebec High School has been successful at attracting great teachers from all corners of Canada and from around the world. In 2014 we had a staff member from each province! With the recent retirement of Doug Williams we lost our Manitoba representative. Our Alberta and Saskatchewan teachers moved on to other schools in our school board. board. Meg McDonald New Westminister, BC Years at QHS - 16 Over the past nine years I have had the pleasure of hiring nearly 80% of the staff presently working at QHS. It truly is a value added for our students to have a staff that come from across this county and around the world! I am proud to be the principal of such an engaged staff. Your son/daughter will benefit eng from all that they have to offer! QHS Principal Warren Thomson Born in Scotland Port Coquitlum, BC Years at QHS - 9 Did you know? It takes staff members, Danny Weston and Melinda Clifford 26-29 hrs by plane to get home to visit with friends and family in their native country, Australia. count Mr. Weston, also from Sydney, is on his 27th year with us at QHS. Melinda Clifford Sidney, Australia Years at QHS - 1 QHS Gym teacher, Steve Philip is not auditioning for the Q-Factor talent show, but performing Master of Ceremony duties at the 2016 QHS Alumni Golf tournament. This event is an important fund raising activity and the QHS administration would like to thank all Alumni members who support the organizing committee. Steve was born in Dubuque, Iowa and is on his 35th year at QHS. Maarten Buyck grew up in Belgium before moving to Canada. He has been at QHS for 17 years. ....................................................................................................................................