March 2016
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Jeremy Joseph makes mark for Queen of Peace
Jeremy Joseph is now ranked No. 1 on the list of Queen of Peace’s all-time boys basketball scorers.

Jeremy became the Golden Griffins’ scoring leader Thursday after producing 27 points in a 64-24 victory over Leonia. That gave him 1,421 points, surpassing the 1,418 scored by 1985 graduate Guy Indyk.

"It feels great, because when I came into the school freshman year, I would look up at the banner every practice and every game and I would say, ‘I want to be on the 1,000-point banner,’ " said Joseph, who lives in North Arlington.

He surpassed 1,000 points as a junior, and he’s averaging 15 points and 12 rebounds this season. Joseph has helped guide a young team to a share of first place in the NJIC Liberty Division, with two division games remaining.

Senior Night - Nick Anderson & Jeremy Joseph with their parents
Queen of Peace (18-5) is tied with Dwight-Englewood and can guarantee itself no worse than a share of the title with a win today at New Milford and a win Thursday at Secaucus. Its final regular-season game is Friday at Montclair Immaculate. A week from today, the fourth-seeded Golden Griffins host No. 13 Newark Academy in the first round of the North Non-Public B tournament.
President's Dinner - March 13, 2016

On Sunday, March 13, 2016 Queen of Peace High School will honor some of the very best from among the entire QPHS Community who have either gone on to rewarding family, business and professional careers in all disciplines, or who have actively supported QPHS through the years, at the President’s Dinner.

The Queen of Peace High School President’s Dinner is one of three premier annual fundraisers on the school’s calendar. All funding events ensure that Queen of Peace High School may continue to provide our students with a commitment to excellence by fostering the development of knowledge, skills and values.

This year's dinner will be held at the Fiesta in Wood-Ridge, NJ.  Sponsorship Opportunities, Advertising Opportunities and Dinner Tickets are now available for purchase online at the link below.

A dedicated committee evaluated all nominations received before making final selections. The results indicate the following distinguished individuals will be inducted this year:

Our Lady Queen of Peace Award
  • Mr. Louis Ghione ’76
  • Dr. Mary Norton, DM
The St. Joseph Award for Catholic Education
  • Sister Jane A. Feltz, MPF ’62
  • Rev. Scott F. Attanasio ’87
The St. John Baptist De LaSalle Distinguished Faculty Award
  • Mr. Charles Syby
Tricky Tray 2016: Let's Rock Around the Clock
Four Final Beefsteak - April 2, 2016

All proceeds to support the Tim Finnerty '86 Scholarship Fund

$35 per person with advanced ticket purchase
$40 per person with ticket purchased at the door

$20 Super 50/50
Door Prizes

Purchase your tickets online at the link below or contact:

Boys Basketball Head Coach Chris Boyce at 201-998-8227 x 214 or cboyce@qphs.org

or

Girls Basketball Head Coach Jio Fontan at jfontan@qphs.org

Annual Golf Outing - May 24, 2016

Queen of Peace will be holding its’ annual golf outing on May 24, 2016 at the Knoll West Country Club in Parsippany, NJ.  Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day of golfing and friendly competition.

This year, QPHS will be honoring Randy Pearce '78 for all of his past years coordinating our annual outing.

For more information on this year's golf outing, go to  www.qphs.org/golfouting  or click the button below.
QPHS Boys' & Girls' Basketball has phenomenal season

The 4th seeded Griffins are 19-5 and take on Newark Academy in the 1st Round of the NJSIAA State Playoffs.  Coach Chris Boyce ’00, has his young talented squad playing at a high level along with Senior, Jeremy Joseph ’16, who is the all-time boys’ leading scorer with 1,421 points, surpassing the 1,418 scored by 1985 graduate Guy Indyk. 

The Lady Griffins, under first year coach Jio Fontan, are off to their best start in school history and they are looking to capture their third state championship in the school’s existence.

Congratulations to both programs, this is the best Boy & Girl combination QP in school history.  

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.

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