Education

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
Education

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
Education

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
Education

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'
Quincy News

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
Education

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.

Summer school focuses on hands-on learning
Education

Summer school focuses on hands-on learning

The focus of many summer school activities in the Hannibal School District is on STEAM learning. Students aren't learning out of textbooks. Fun projects show the real-life applications of what students learn in classrooms.

QND celebrates 150th anniversary
Education

QND celebrates 150th anniversary

In 1867, Quincy Notre Dame was established, albeit under a different name. The school celebrated its 150th anniversary with mass and an open house on Sunday.

QPS, QF continue contract talks
Education

QPS, QF continue contract talks

Representatives of Quincy Public Schools and the Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel continue to meet in hopes of reaching a new contract by the end of June.

Education

QPS to create archive to preserve the past

Heather Colombo has a long-range plan for taking proper care of items of historical significance to Quincy Public Schools.