Hannibal School District OKs pay raises
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Hannibal School District OKs pay raises

The Hannibal School Board approved Wednesday a 2 percent wage increase to certified teachers, administrators and support service employees. It also approved contracting with a company that finds substitute teachers for school districts.

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Monroe School demolition begins: 'I hate to see the old school go'
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Monroe School demolition begins: 'I hate to see the old school go'

Watching Quincy Public Schools take a major step toward the future was bittersweet for retired Monroe School teacher Deb Banks.

Students build, code robots at STEM camp
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Students build, code robots at STEM camp

Caleb Rogers works carefully, adding one wheel and then a second to the Lego EV3 robot under construction. A novice builder, the incoming Payson eighth-grader already is hooked and thinking about a career in robotics.

QU official says Harvard social media decision an eye-opener
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QU official says Harvard social media decision an eye-opener

Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the world's most elite institutions and for a reason that has, until recently, hardly registered in the university admissions process: social media.

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Palmyra School Board OKs 2017-18 budget

The Palmyra School Board this week adopted a $10.47 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

Hands-on science experiments add to summer school literacy lessons
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Hands-on science experiments add to summer school literacy lessons

Offered in conjunction with the Summer Academy focused on language arts and literacy for grades K-5 and summer school for grades 6-8, the Center for Creative Learning provides students opportunities for project learning in engineering and technology.

JWCC budget down due to state budget crisis
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JWCC budget down due to state budget crisis

John Wood Community College will have the lowest annual budget since 2009 when the $14.2 million spending plan comes up for final approval next month.

JDub Academy offers interactive fun for students
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JDub Academy offers interactive fun for students

Seven-year-old Lila Martin already likes making things. Now she's getting experience in the engineering method, thanks to a paper airplane -- and a class at John Wood Community College's annual JDub Academy.

QHS, QND students help improve Sister City 'gateway'
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QHS, QND students help improve Sister City 'gateway'

Several students from QND and Quincy High School joined Sister City Commission members to take care of newly planted flower beds and a dogwood tree at Quincy's Amtrak station. "This is a real partnership, a public-private community partnership," Sister City Commission Chairman Signe Oakley said.

QPS confident students met math, reading performance goals
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QPS confident students met math, reading performance goals

Quincy Public School officials are confident students will meet performance goals in math and reading for the just-completed 2016-17 year.