Prospective high school students and their families are invited to attend Quinebaug Middle College’s (QMC) open house on Wed., Dec. 4, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in Quinebaug Valley Community College’s (QVCC) main auditorium, 742 Upper Maple St., Danielson. A second open house is scheduled for Wed., Jan. 15, 2020.
QMC’s open house will start promptly at 5:30 p.m., when dinner will be served in the QVCC cafeteria. After dinner, open house activities will move to QVCC’s auditorium, where QMC’s principal, staff and current students will offer an information session, followed by a Q&A. Student-led tours of the building will also be offered. QMC is located on the campus of QVCC. Reservations are not required; all are welcome.
QMC, a regional, public magnet high school for grades 9-12, is seeking student applicants for 2020-2021. Students looking for a more independent learning environment, tailored to their academic and career goals, are welcome to apply. Applications are due by Fri., Feb. 28, 2020.
QMC offers high school students the unique middle college experience, which enables them to earn a high school degree, while also earning college credits from QVCC at no additional cost. Once enrolled at QMC, students will have access to high-tech laboratories, career and vocational resources, and other college amenities.
Areas of study at QMC include STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), liberal arts, the humanities, allied health or advanced manufacturing.
Currently, QMC enrolls approximately 180 students, from 22 towns across northeastern Connecticut.
QMC is operated by EASTCONN as part of a partnership that includes QVCC, Brooklyn, Franklin, Killingly, Plainfield, Pomfret, Thompson, Voluntown, Windham and Woodstock. Enrollment is not limited to students who live in partner towns; students from across the region are welcome to apply.
EASTCONN is a public, non-profit, Regional Educational Service Center that has been serving the education needs of northeastern Connecticut’s schools and communities since 1980. Learn more at www.eastconn.org.