The O'Quinn Schools - James Island

The O'Quinn Schools of Porter-Gaud strive to be innovative in methodology while remaining traditional in basic goals. We offer developmentally appropriate, learning-centered curriculum. Our programs help foster a lifetime love of learning!

Mission: The O’Quinn Schools of Porter Gaud strive to develop young minds by inspiring curiosity and creativity to impact lifelong learning. Through nurturing and an interactive learning environment, children express themselves as individuals in preparation for future educational success.

Valentines Sent from the 4's

Valentines Sent from the 4's

Ms. Katti's and Mrs. Hames" class sent valentines addresses to their parents. What a fun time to prepare your valentines and then mail them. Everyone was excited!

Mailing Valentines

Mailing Valentines

Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Shelby had their class address and mail valentines. They enjoyed bringing them to the office to put in the special Valentine Mailbox!

Kindergarten 100 Day Photos

Kindergarten 100 Day Photos

How will you look when you are 100? These kindergarteners think they know how they will look!

Pennies for Patients Campaign

Chinese New Year, 2020

Chinese New Year, 2020

Discovery AM celebrated Chinese New Year with a parade and noisemakers!

We Are Terrific Turtles

We Are Terrific Turtles

Our children celebrating responsibility at our monthly Pep Rally! Thanks to Mrs. Montgomery and Mrs. Robinson's class for their special presentation.

Our Final Christmas Program

Our Final Christmas Program

The 3's finished out the week with a wonderful Christmas program. We are so excited to have such enthusiastic singers!

Our 3's Christmas Program

Our 3's Christmas Program

Our first group of 3' s had their Christmas program this morning. It was lively and wonderful. They are enthusiastic singers!

Our 4's Christmas Program

Our 4's Christmas Program

Hooray for our 4's! Mrs. Taylor, Mrs Shelby, Mrs. Montgomery, Mrs. Robinson, Mrs.Wilson, and Mrs. Brumfield have certainly done a wonderful job getting their children ready for their performance. Many thanks to Mrs. Myers, Mrs. Poillion, and Mrs. Thompson for their work with all the classes.

Poole AM and PM Christmas Program

Poole AM and PM Christmas Program

Discovery AM (Poole PM) and Poole AM had a wonderful performance today. Thanks to the teachers, Ms. Patteson, Mrs. Longshore, Ms. Poole and Mrs. Hames, for all their help. A special thank you to Mrs. Myers, Mrs. Poillion and Mrs. Thompson.

Kindergarten Program

Kindergarten Program

Our 5's had a great Christmas program this morning. They are a delightful group.

Pajamas for Lowcountry Orphan Relief

Pajama Day

Presents in Your Shoes?

Presents in Your Shoes?

Just ask the 5's what special thing happened today in the hallway! Such excitement!

Our Thanksgiving Sing-a-Long

Our Thanksgiving Sing-a-Long

All age groups participated in our Thanksgiving Sing-a-long. These pictures show the 5's and the 2's. Happy Thanksgiving!

Enjoying a Feast

All Decked Out for Thanksgiving

All Decked Out for Thanksgiving

The 5's are practicing songs while they are dressed up for Thanksgiving. Any one ready for a feast?

Farm Day in the 3's

This is Mrs. Lavelle and Ms. Trinidad's class enjoying Farm Day!

This is Mrs. Lavelle and Ms. Trinidad's class enjoying Farm Day!

Discovery Olympics

After "visiting" Greece, the Discovery class had their own Olympics! They began by having a snack of pita and olive oil. Then, the games began!

After "visiting" Greece, the Discovery class had their own Olympics! They began by having a snack of pita and olive oil. Then, the games began!

Halloween Pics for Fun

Halloween Pics for Fun

Various classes are checking out costumes and having fun at the carnival. There was also a pumpkin decorating contest. Coach Jeanne is at her spookiest! The 3's super hero teachers are in the line up.

Office "Bees"

Terrific Turtles in the 3's

Hooray for Our Officers

Hooray for Our Officers

Our Police officers came to visit the 2's this week. What fun to see the lights and get to sit in the patrol car!

Showing Respect

Showing Respect

The 4's had a pep rally about respect this morning. After talking about showing respect, the teachers led the children in some dancing and clapping.

Terrific Turtles

Terrific Turtles

These Terrific Turtles were friendly and showed respect. They are excited about getting their prizes.

Bubbles with Barfield and Brumfield

Bubbles with Barfield and Brumfield

Thanks, Mrs. Barfield and Mrs. Brumfield, for the exciting bubble experience on the front playground! The children had a great time, and, from the looks of it, so did both of you!

Hat Day for the 4's

Hat Day for the 4's

What a day! Hats everywhere in the 4's! More pictures to come tomorrow.

Pep Rally for Our Kindness Virtue

Pep Rally for Our Kindness Virtue

We had a great pep rally for kindness today. The book No Elephants Allowed was read. The teachers did a skit. The children also enjoyed singing.

Terrific Turtles

Terrific Turtles

These are some of our first Terrific Turtles! They were showing kindness to their friends and teachers.

Porter-Gaud School

UPDATE: Porter-Gaud and O'Quinn will reopen on Monday, September 9. #portergaudproud #wearecyclones

[09/03/19]   Porter-Gaud and O'Quinn will be CLOSED through Friday, September 6th for families to prepare for Hurricane Dorian. We will REOPEN on Monday, September 9th. Please stay safe.

Porter-Gaud School

In accordance with the Governor's mandatory evacuation of Charleston County, Porter-Gaud and O’Quinn will be CLOSED on Tuesday and until further notice. We will keep our community updated as Hurricane Dorian approaches. Please stay safe.

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Cutting with Scissors

Yea, 3's! The children in the 3's class with Mrs. Lavelle and Ms. Trinidad are learning to cut with scissors. Some seem to be experts already!

Yea, 3's! The children in the 3's class with Mrs. Lavelle and Ms. Trinidad are learning to cut with scissors. Some seem to be experts already!

Cyclone Fun!

Cyclone Fun!

Our O'Quinn friends had a chance to wear Cyclone t-shirts today. The Porter-Gaud game is tonight at 7:30 PM.

Tuesday/Thursday 3's Celebrating the Cyclones

Cyclones Come to O'Quinn

Cyclones Come to O'Quinn

Porter-Gaud football players and cheerleaders came to O'Quinn this morning to help with carpool. It was great! They opened car doors and greeted the children. Thanks, Mr. Hyde, for organizing this. The football game is this Friday at 7:30 PM at the Porter-Gaud stadium. Come and join us!

A Visit from Turkys

A Visit from Turkys

Mrs. Merrick, Ms. Harris, and their class had a visit from Turky's tow truck. The children learned how to make the truck's back go up and down. What a big truck and what fun!

Last week was our first week! It was an exciting time!

Oh! The Cakes You Will Eat!

Oh! The Cakes You Will Eat!

We had a cake/cookie walk to top off our week at the county fair. It was a hit!

The Kona Ice Truck Came for a Treat

The Kona Ice Truck Came for a Treat

Everyone enjoyed a Kona Ice treat today!

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Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey visited our school on Friday. All the classes got to see the amazing birds in action!

More Pics from Our Parade

More Pics from Our Parade

Here are more pictures from out wonderful parade on July 3, 2019. The children had a great time!

Our Fourth of July Parade

Our Fourth of July Parade

We had a wonderful Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. The children carried flags or were dressed in patriotic colors. They waved flags and waved to the parents lining the walkway. We had a tasty patriotic snack after the parade. Thanks to all who made this such a success!

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