The Quincy School Board named the fifth, and final, new K-5 elementary building in honor of Sarah Atwater Denman, who played a vital role in the development of Blessing Hospital and continuing education for women. The board also approved plans to rededicate Quincy Junior High School to the memory of Dr. Melinda Knapheide Germann with a display of her image and historical artifacts.
Fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms at Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School are taking shape after installation of the first wave of new furniture. Next up is assembly and installation at Iles Elementary, slated for May 29 through June 1, then Rooney Elementary, the week of June 4.
To say Kori Obert has long-standing ties to QND might be an understatement. "My oldest brother was 14 when I was born, so he was just starting out high school," Kori said. "My entire life I've been attending events here with all my siblings and my parents."
Madelyn Heinecke remembers days growing up when she would like to just stand and look across the fields of her family's farm in northeastern Adams County. She saw a future, and the associate degree in agriculture she accepted from JWCC on Friday is a big
Shelby Nelson knew from a young age that she wanted to help people as an adult. Hannibal High School's science department and pre-medical professionals organization fostered her love of science and set her sets on becoming a pediatrician.
Students in the Madison School classes of Lindsay Struck and Rachel Kincaid "jetted off" to Hawaii on Thursday to wrap up a unit on informational writing and celebrate their year of learning. Students splashed in the ocean, a kiddie pool set up in Struck's classroom, shopped for souvenirs and dug for shells on the beach. They learned a few words in Hawaiian, including "mahalo" - or thank you - which they shared with the volunteers that helped make the special day happen.