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SEND MONEY TO SCHOOL OR DONATE

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​OR

  • Via Paypal.me App:  Paypal.me/ZQuestPTO

  • Via Paypal App to Zeeland Quest Family Organization

Information and Resources

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CALENDAR

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  • Stone Soup: January 27

  • January 28, 5:00pm: ZQuest Information Night

  • 8th Grade High School Parent Info Night, 7pm: January 30

  • Kindergarten Registration: February 7

  • COUNT DAY: February 8

  • Early Release (all grades): February 10

  • Mid-Winter Break, No School (all of ZPS): February 13-14

  • ZQuest BREAK WEEK: February 13-17

  • Happy Valentine's Day!: February 14

  • Welcome Back!: February 20

  • PILLOW FIGHT DONATION DRIVE BEGINS!: February 20

  • TENTATIVE 8th grade HS Visit: February 23

  • General PTO Meeting: March 8

  • 8th grade HS Course Selection Day: March 9

  • Elementary Spring Music Concert: March 16

  • Early Release (all grades): March 24

  • 5th Grade Growing Up Presentation: March 30

  • SPRING BREAK: March 31-April 7

  • Creekside Late Nighter (ZQ is welcome to attend): April 14

 

   *To SUBSCRIBE to ZQuest Online

     Calendars, Click HERE.  If you have an 

     online calendar, you can SUBSCRIBE to

     the ZQuest K-5 and/or the ZQuest 6-8th

     Calendar!

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Stone Soup

A ZQuest Favorite!

Friday, January 27, 2023

 

Stone Soup is the story of a traveler who only is hungry, but only has a stone to eat. He arrives in a village, but no one wants to give him any food. The traveler begins to make soup with only his pot and his stone. As the traveler describes what could make the soup better, the villagers bring items to add one by one. In the end, a delicious soup is enjoyed by the entire village.

 

The story is an illustration about coming together, being generous, sharing and being kind to one another so that everyone benefits. It is a fitting story to tell around Thanksgiving. Students are learning about giving and caring, but they are also learning about nutrition, healthy eating with vegetables, food preparation and a little science sprinkled in for good measure.

 

Above all, they are learning about the power of community and how every single person makes a difference.

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Drop Off & Pick Up

  • ONLY enter the EAST LOT by making a RIGHT turn.  

  • DO NOT use the middle turn lane coming from the East or the West.  This lane will be open so that busses can pass traffic to easily access the bus loop. 

  • If there is a back up on Roosevelt do not let it go past Michigan St. If traffic is, at that point, please use the side roads (N. Colonial or Michigan and wait for openings) to zipper into the line on Roosevelt and then into the east lot. **SEE MAP ABOVE!!! AVOID BLOCKING TRAFFIC ON 96th Ave.

  • Be mindful of the driveways on Roosevelt and avoid blocking them while waiting.  

  • DO NOT get out of your car to help your child get into/out of the car or get buckled. If your child needs this assistance, please park down Woodward, Jefferson or at the Creekside lot and walk over (using the crosswalk with the crossing guard). 

  • When you EXIT the East lot, TURN RIGHT ONLY! Please DO NOT turn left onto Roosevelt!

  • Walkers....PLEASE USE THE CROSSWALK with the CROSSING GUARD.  Using the East parking lot crosswalk is hazardous due to the volume of traffic.​

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Zeeland Education Foundation 

Annually a committee comprised of students, educators, parents and community members form to serve as the Grant Review Committee. This committee reviews the requests for funding for projects and supplies that are designed to enhance the academic excellence of our students and go beyond what the curriculum budget provides.

Any Zeeland Public Schools staff member may apply for grants.

ZEELAND EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Playing Basketball

FREE Zeeland Rec 

Zeeland Recreation

is honored to offer

FREE programs

to children who are in financial need through our

Kids Liesure, Aquatics and Sports Scholarship (K.L.A.S.S.).

Questions? Contact us at 616.748.3230

 

Click for further information from Zeeland Rec Director Brett Geertsma. 

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BLOG POSTS

  • January 27, 2023: NEWS

  • January 20, 2023: NEWS

  • January 13 , 2023: NEWS

  • December 23, 2022: NEWS

  • December 16, 2022: NEWS

  • December 9, 2022: NEWS

  • December 2, 2022: NEWS

  • November 25, 2022: NEWS

  • November 18, 2022: NEWS

  • November 10, 2022:  NEWS

  • November 4, 2022: NEWS

  • October 28, 2022: NEWS

  • October 21, 2022: NEWS

  • October 14, 2022: NEWS

  • October 7, 2022: NEWS

  • September 30, 2022: NEWS

  • September 23, 2022: NEWS

  • September 16, 2022: NEWS

  • September 9, 2022: NEWS

  • September 1, 2022: NEWS

  • August 26, 2022: NEWS

  • August 18, 2022:  NEWS

  • August 12, 2022: NEWS

  • August 1, 2022: NEWS

  • July 24, 2022: NEWS

  • June 24, 2022: 2022-2023 Back to School Information!​​

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Parent Group Meetings

**Childcare Provided on site!**

2022- 2023 Meetings:

@ZQuest

6:30-7:30pm

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November 16, 2022

January 18, 2023

March 8, 2023: 

May 17, 2023

July 26, 2023

MEETING MINUTES

FAMILY ORGANIZATION FLYER

High Fives

CLASSROOM
AMBASSADORS

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR CLASSROOM AMBASSADORS​

2022-2023

Ambassador Coordinator:  Kathleen Loss

Kinders:      Brittney Samora

                      Niki Blackburn

1stGrade:    Athena Herrera

2ndGrade:  Kathleen Loss

3rd Grade:  Alex McLean

4th & 5th Grade: 

                      Lindsey Eppink

                      Jennifer Kroll

Middle School:

                      Kristin DeWitt

                      Amy Wolters

Reading Specialist,

Interventionist, 

Spanish &

School Success: 

                     Avril Wiers

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FOOD ASSISTANCE

FOOD PANTRIES

If you need food or know of someone who needs food, please share this information!

 

Please bring your own boxes & carts. No Identification or income information will be required. 

HAND 2 HAND

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Michigan 3rd Grade Reading Legislation

In 2016, Michigan Legislature passed a bill to ensure that all children exiting 3rd grade are proficient in reading.  Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, students must show proficiency on the year end state assessment to be promoted to 4th grade.  School staff is required to provide ongoing assessment and inform parents of possible student difficulty by creating an IRIP (individualized reading improvement plan).

ZPS approaches this legislation not as a requirement, but as an opportunity to continue to provide the best possible reading instruction for all students.  We are dedicated to using the assessment data gathered to plan for WIN and WIN+ interventions that support student learning.  We will continue to partner with parents to ensure success for all.  

An informational VIDEO has been developed to provide clarity on this topic.  

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SKATE NIGHT!

ZQuest and Roosevelt Private Skate Night!

 

JANUARY 17

MARCH 14

MAY 16

6-8PM

Roll Xscape

12521 James St 

$8 Admission

Free skate rental with each paid admission (normally $5)

Games and Concessions will be open

Loneliness

Mental Health Support

Be Better

is offering parents free mental health consultation.

 

If a parent is concerned about their child’s mental health -

increased depression, behavior changes, etc…

parents can

call 616-844-8896 or

submit the FORM

and Dr. Brashears will contact the parent to consult over the phone and provide guidance.

 

Mental Health Resources

If you are struggling or need support, tell someone. You are not alone.

SCREEN TIME HELP

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Little Free Library

Do you have books that your kids are no longer reading?  

Please consider donating them to the ZQuest Little Free Library.  Your books will be placed in the LFL for other kids to be able to enjoy.

We love readers, chapter books, books on crafts, history and any other subject.  We even love coffee table books with great pictures.  Workbooks, coloring books, puzzle books, flash cards (math, spelling etc.), any any other item that another student may enjoy.

Simply drop your books off in Leslie's office.  

OTHER READING RESOURCES

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OK 2 SAY

If you see or hear something that threatens student or school safety, submit a confidential tip to OK2SAY.

Anyone can report tips confidentially on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees, or schools.

Tips can be submitted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

WARNING SIGNS

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Click HERE to report

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ZPASS BUS TRACKING

ZPass 

  • Know if and when a student got on or off the bus and provides accurate and immediate answers.

  • Students carry a small card that contains passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Device) technology that logs each student’s entry or exit automatically when the student passes the scanner located on the school bus.

  • Each student assigned a bus card to carry with them every day to and from school, on field trips or are involved in athletic events. 

  • SETUP INSTRUCTIONS (use the code ZEE2020 (or the year at the beginning of the school year..i.e ZEE2023 etc.)

ZPass+

  • Simple notifications of where and when their child gets on or off the school bus sent directly through push notifications or cell phone text message.

  • Activate an account by visiting www.zpassplus.com and signing up to receive instant messaging to a cell phone or an email account.

    • Parents will need the number on their child(s) bus tag.

    • After activating the ZPass+ account, parents can log in to the password protected website to view their child’s bus riding activity. 

For more information, please visit Zonar’s website.

CONTACT US

175 West Roosevelt Avenue

Zeeland, MI  49464


www.zeelandquest.org

zquestfamilies@gmail.com

 

Main: 616.748.3050

Attendance Line: 616.748.3060

CURRENT BOARD 2022-2023

President

Megan Quist

meganmquist@gmail.com

Vice President

Elsie Levandoski

elsielevandoski@gmail.com

Treasurer

Sommar Boese

Sommar.Boese@perrigo.com

Secretary

Kari Thoreson

kari.thoreson@gmail.com

Events Coordinator

Kat Loss

loss.k@yahoo.com

Faculty

Leslie Rindfliesch

lrindfli@zps.org

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