Quest News

The Quest Charter Academy calendar is now available.  The first day of classes for all students for the 20120-13 school year will be AUGUST 16.  Check back often for additional information.  The school office remains closed until July 16, when the office will be open full time.  You may email Mr. Blackstone if you have questions at blackstone@questpeoria.org.  Both buildings are being cleaned and technology infrastructure is being installed.  It will be a very busy rest of the summer.  Click  here for the new school calendar.   2012-2013 Quest Calendar – Final (2)

The final scores for NWEA assessments for the past school year are now finalized.  These asessments are taken in the fall, winter and spring to determine individual student progress.  These scores allow teachers to differentiate instruction for students to support academic growth.  Students are also taught how to interpret the scores and to set goals for reading and math improvement.   Click here for NWEA 2012 Final Report.

WOW…the preliminary ISAT (Illinois State Acievement Test) scores have arrived.  The very hard work of the students and teachers at Quest Charter Academy is very evident.  Click here for a recent Peoria Journal Star article.  CONGRATULATIONS to everyone involved in making this past year so successful for the students.

Congratulations to all of the eighth grade students who were promoted on Monday June 4 to high school.  This group of students will be the FIRST class to graduate from Quest High School.  We are very proud of their hard work and committment to prepare for college.  Special recognitions were given to:

Nathaniel      Principal’s Award (maintaining a perfect 4.0 and excellence in all areas)

Christina       Young Author’s Award

Jahniece        Independent Scholar for Outstanding Achievements in Math

Joey                Independent Scholar for Outstanding Achievements in Science

Crystal            Independent Scholar for Outstanding Achievements in Social Studies

Savana           Core Values Award

Antonio          Core Values Award

Lucas               Core Values Award

Elijah              Core Values Award

Alanna            Core Values Award

Nathaniel        Core Values Award

Michael            Special Recognition for Excellent Growth in NWEA Test Scores

Way To Go Boy’s and Girl’s Basketball Teams……The Quest basketball teams advanced on to the Concept Schools Basketball Finals held in Chicago on Saturday May 27.  The Boy’s Team won FIRST PLACE and the Girl’s Team won SECOND PLACE.  Congratulations to all of them and THANK YOU to Coaches, Belin, Trotter, and Ziegler for all of your hard work this past year.

The lottery drawing for new students accepted to Quest Charter Academy for the school year 2012-13 was held Thursday evening at Quest.  Click on the link for the list of students who are accepted for the next school year.  If your child’s name is not on this list, your child has been placed on the waiting list.  You will receive a letter to let you know of the number placement of your child on that waiting list.  Lottery List for Website