Construction on QHS Gymnasium expansion project to begin soon

The experience of going to a basketball game or event that is held in the Quitman High School Gymnasium will be more enjoyable in the future as the project designed to update the facility and exand the lobby will be begin soon. Triad Builders out of Ruston will be the General Contractor. 

During the construction process that will take several months changes are in order, including QHS playing all their home basketball games at Jonesboro-Hodge High School and traffic flow patterns involving the letting out and picking up of students being changed. A map designating the new flow pattern is expected to be released next week. 

“This will be a short term inconvenience, but a blessing in the long run,” said QHS Principal Billy Carter. “We ask for and appreciate your patience as we go through this process.”

Among the areas that are planned to see improvement but not limited to are: boys and girls lockerooms, men and women restrooms, concession area and front lobby of the gymnasium. 

See below for a scale drawing of the plans. 

“Dress Up Day” to be celebrated on October 31st

In celebration of Halloween, all students are invited to participate in “Dress Up Day” on Monday, October 31st. To take part in the fun a payment of $1.00 is to be paid to your homeroom teacher at the beginning of the school day. Certain rules apply, including: No scary costumes or props allowed
No leggings wihtout shorts or shorts without leggings
Costume lengths must comply with dress code.


Drama Club enjoys trip to Little Rock, AR

The QHS Drama Club enjoyed a special evening this past week at Murry’s Dinner Playhouse. Not familiar with the place? It would be surprising if you were as the establishment is located in Little Rock, AR. The special day included a wonderful dinner along with the viewing of the live performance of “The Play That Goes Wrong”

The QHS administration, Drama Club sponsors and membersbig gives thanks to everyone that supported this trip through fundraisers recently. We appreciate our community. 

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