August 2015
The Griffin Den
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Chris Boyce ' 00 appointed Boys' Basketball Head Coach

Coach Boyce has a long history of coaching at Queen of Peace High School.  He previously held the head coach position from 2007-2011.  During Coach Boyce's first term as head coach, he led the team to two league championships in which the Golden Griffins were undefeated in league play both years, a first in QPHS history.  He finished the year ranked in the Top 15 in New Jersey and coached the school's first North Jersey Player of the Year and Second Team All-State.

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Here's what's been going on at QPHS
Congratulations to the Class of 2015!
Queen of Peace High School held its 82nd Annual Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 31 at Queen of Peace Church.  The 86 members of the Class of 2015 received their diplomas and over $10 Million in scholarships and grants.
Christopher Hansen appointed Director of Development

The QP family welcomed our new Director of Development, Christopher Hansen, on July 1st.  Mr. Hansen has a long career in Catholic education, having previously worked at Marist High School in Bayonne as a teacher, Director of Alumni and Director of Advancement. During Chris' career in the Alumni Relations Office, he grew the program by reconnecting long-absent alumni through various school-sponsored receptions throughout the country, engaged them in social media and by personally reaching out to reestablish a connection between the alumni and school.  He also served as Assistant Baseball Coach and helped make the team the 2012 New Jersey Non-Public B State Champions.

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Upcoming Events
Breakers on the Ocean
Alumni Reception

Queen of Peace cordially invites all alumni to this networking event hosted by the QPHS Development Office.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
6:00 PM- 8:30 PM

The Breakers on the Ocean
1507 Ocean Avenue
Spring Lake, NJ 07762

Come out and enjoy an evening with complimentary appetizers & drinks!

Click here for more info & to RSVP online 
Class of 1965 50th Reunion

 The Class of 1965 will be holding a 50th Reunion at The Manor in West Orange, NJ on October 15, 2015.

Tickets are $115 per person. Your  RSVP and check can be mailed to:

Mr. John Doherty
25 East Grimaldi Drive
Farmingdale,NJ 07727

Checks should be made payable to QP Class of 1965 50th Reunion

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Class of 2005 Reunion

The Class of 2005 will be holding a 10 Year Reunion at San Carlo in Lyndhurst on November 27.

Tickets are $85 per person.

Your RSVP can be mailed directly to:

Queen of Peace High School
Class of 2005 Reunion
191 Rutherford Place
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Click here for more info & to purchase your tickets online
2015-2016 Annual Fund

Queen of Peace High School is dedicated to Faith, Family and Future.  Through ongoing curriculum enhancements, technological upgrades, service and leadership projects, sportsmanship based athletics, performing and fine arts opportunities and spiritual awareness and guidance, we have consistently stayed true to our mission of Catholic education that serves each student and leads them towards success.

The Annual Fund was established to assist the school in financing general needs that tuition alone cannot provide.  Gifts to the Annual Fund are Unrestricted and are dedicated to areas of greatest need within the school.  Today marks the beginning of this year’s Annual Fund.

To help keep the rising cost of tuition as low as possible, your gift may be used for:

  • Tuition Assistance
  • Scholarships
  • Athletic Programs
  • Student Services
  • Student Technology
  • Faculty Professional Development
  • Building Maintenance

We invite you today to join us in reaching our 2015-2016 Annual Fund goal of $250,000.

Save the Date
Be sure to mark your calendar

There's a lot happening at QPHS!  Make sure to add the following dates to your calendar and make sure to check the new QPHS Alumni web site, for even more upcoming events.