Andronico Statement Regarding Recent Social Media Posts by QPS Students

A statement from Vice Chair Anthony J. Andronico regarding recent social media posts by students at Quincy High School & North Quincy High School: The past few months have been a time of reflection for many not only in Quincy, but our Commonwealth and country. The unjust murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, have made me think deeply about whether Quincy Public Schools (QPS) was doing enough to address the issues of racial bias. The fact is, no community, including my hometown of Quincy, is exempt from these issues. Continue reading

Info Sheet: QPS Superintendent Search Process

The Quincy School Committee has begun the process of selecting a new Superintendent of Schools. The information below provides an overview of the work that has already been completed and how we plan on moving forward. As always, my colleagues and I are here to address any comments, questions, or concerns, so please feel free to reach out. For the most up-to-date information, you should visit the dedicated page on the QPS website here.  Continue reading

Andronico Announces New QPS Website

By Anthony J. Andronico, Quincy School Committee Vice Chair  As the virtual face of Quincy Public Schools, the current website sends the message that we are not making the necessary investments in our educational system to be successful – of course, this could not be further from the truth. Over the years Quincy has always taken pride in making investments in our students, teachers, and facilities to provide a top-notch education. This dichotomy was one of the reasons I made overhauling the website a campaign promise when I ran for School Committee in 2017. Continue reading

Quincy School Committee Seeks State Funding for New Squantum Elementary School

Last Wednesday, the School Committee voted to submit a Statement of Interest (SOI) to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) with the purposes of building a new Squantum Elementary School on the existing site. The MSBA provides significant state funding to school projects – having provided funds to Quincy for Quincy High School ($72M), Central Middle School ($30M), and the recently completed South~West Middle School ($29M). Here is a small sampling of what our SOI contained: Continue reading

Andronico Unanimously Elected Vice Chair by School Committee Colleagues

  by Anthony Andronico Full Text of Vice Chair Acceptance Speech Delivered at January 8, 2020 Ceremonial School Committee Meeting I would like to thank my colleagues on the School Committee for putting their faith in me to serve as Vice Chair for the next two years. I want all of you to know that I consider this to be an incredible honor and a position that I do not take lightly. I’d like to extend my thanks to Mrs. Lebo for her remarkable service as Vice Chair – it will certainly be a tall task to carry out the duties of the position at the same level as she did. I would also like to welcome Mr. Santoro to the team – I know his 40+ years of experience and knowledge of public education will add tremendous value to our discussions. Continue reading

Quincy Students & Community Businesses Participate in 10th Annual Credit For Life Fair

The tenth annual Credit for Life Fair was held yesterday, with seniors enrolled in a business class at Quincy High School and North Quincy High School and our community business partners and volunteers participating. The goal of the fair is for students to better understand the impact of spending decisions, the importance of credit, budgeting and money management, and the benefits of financially prudent decisions. Continue reading

Andronico Attends Community Storm Relief Fund Fundraiser

I had a great time at the fundraiser last night to benefit Quincy residents impacted by the March Storms. The place was packed and the raffle raised nearly $5,000 that will go directly towards relief efforts! Continue reading

QPS High School Students Peacefully Protest

Yesterday at 10:00 am, students from North Quincy and Quincy High Schools gathered outside to honor the memory of the 17 students and staff members who were killed at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14... Continue reading

Candidate Profile on QATV

Check out my candidate profile from the 2017 School Committee Election! Thanks again to the people at Quincy Access Television that made this possible.