Fit to Teach program offers rewards for working out
Education

Fit to Teach program offers rewards for working out

Quincy Junior High School teacher Natalie Cornwell has another incentive to continue her workouts -- the Fit to Teach program spearheaded by Superintendent Roy Webb.

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Students relieve stress before finals at QU Cram Jam
Education

Students relieve stress before finals at QU Cram Jam

Quincy University students took a break from studying for upcoming finals by attending the university's sixth annual Cram Jam.

Men in the making: QJHS clubs mentor boys, teach responsibility
Education

Men in the making: QJHS clubs mentor boys, teach responsibility

What looks like just a group of sixth-grade boys sitting around a table at Quincy Junior High School actually is far more important. They're men in the making – and what they learn now, along with how they act, can help them move into the future confident and capable.

JWCC enhancing a culture of connectivity
Quincy News

JWCC enhancing a culture of connectivity

The more social interaction, the better the college experience. That has been the framework for John Wood Community College's approach to the importance of more student engagement.

Information session set for JWCC truck driver program as demand rises
Quincy News

Information session set for JWCC truck driver program as demand rises

JWCC is hosting an information session about its truck driver training program at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Koch's Lane. The college's next class starts Jan. 16.

Unity basketball night to 'Stomp Out Cancer'
Illinois News

Unity basketball night to 'Stomp Out Cancer'

The Unity Mustangs will be looking to stomp out cancer when they visit Palmyra High School in Palmyra, Mo., for upcoming boys and girls basketball matchups.

State-of-the-art broadcast center at QU draws raves
Education

State-of-the-art broadcast center at QU draws raves

Quincy University unveiled its new broadcast center to the general public Monday afternoon. Without question, it was an impressive sight for all who were on hand. "This is a game changer," said Nora Baldner, a QU assistant professor of communication.

LIFE STORIES: Preston's written words chronicle his journey
Life Stories

LIFE STORIES: Preston's written words chronicle his journey

When his 11 grandchildren were younger, Dwain "Doc" Preston would write each one a personal book as a present. Years later, he estimates there are around 150 books he has written accumulated in four households around the country.

Survey finds major, minor needs at QPS facilities
Education

Survey finds major, minor needs at QPS facilities

The initial report tied to Quincy Public Schools' 10-year health life safety survey lists 250 items with a price tag of $14 million to $17 million. Work to prioritize the project list begins in December by a subcommittee of the Building and Grounds Commit

Hamilton schools studying future facilities, with option of tearing down historic auditorium
Education

Hamilton schools studying future facilities, with option of tearing down historic auditorium

The Hamilton School District's focus on the future could jeopardize a significant piece of its past. One option in a study on updating facilities includes the demolition of the high school's Safford Auditorium, which come people oppose.