Big Read kicks off Thursday at QPL
Quincy News

Big Read kicks off Thursday at QPL

The NEA Big Read: Quincy and the Little Read will kick off Thursday with special events at Quincy Public Library.

QPS joins state pilot program
Education

QPS joins state pilot program

Quincy is one of four school districts joining the state's Competency-Based High School Graduation Requirements Pilot Program.

Canton hosts lunch for first responders to thank them for service
Education

Canton hosts lunch for first responders to thank them for service

The Canton R-V Elementary School students were excited that first responders such as law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMTs visited them during lunch Tuesday.

'Queer Eye' to feature Quincy teacher in episode
Quincy News

'Queer Eye' to feature Quincy teacher in episode

Quincy native and Netflix's "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" co-host Jonathan Van Ness will visit Quincy to film an episode. Our news-gathering partners at WGEM reported that Van Ness will be in Quincy in October.

Illinois News

Ag business supporting Griggsville-Perry preschool program

A Griggsville agricultural business is trying to preserve the Griggsville-Perry School District's preschool program after it lost its funding.

Area educators will 'learn, love, lead' at Quincy Conference
Education

Area educators will 'learn, love, lead' at Quincy Conference

The Quincy Conference features morning keynote presentations by Kayla Delzer, a teacher and author emphasizing ways to revitalize learning and the educational environment, and "Teach Like a Pirate" author Dave Burgess, who focuses on teaching with passion

QPS committee targets staff attendance
Education

QPS committee targets staff attendance

A Quincy Public Schools committee wants to take a closer look at boosting staff attendance.

BUILDING BRAINPOWER: Ready. Set. Grow! initiative encourages parents to read to children
Education

BUILDING BRAINPOWER: Ready. Set. Grow! initiative encourages parents to read to children

Sarah Walton already understands the importance of spending time reading to her children. "You can never read too much to little ones. They absorb everything," Walton said.

Annual grant could impact hundreds of Pikeland students
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Annual grant could impact hundreds of Pikeland students

An annual federal grant awarded to Pikeland Unit School District promises to help prepare students for the next step after high school.