Education

Palmyra School Board approves $10.56 million budget for 2018-19

The Palmyra School Board this week adopted a $10.56 million budget for fiscal 2019. The budget has a surplus of $292 and will require an operating tax rate of $3.348 per $100 of assessed valuation. That's the same tax rate as in fiscal 2018.

Quincy News

QPS sets universal K-5 supply lists

QUINCY -- Quincy Public Schools students in kindergarten through fifth-grade will need the same supplies no matter which learning community they attend in the 2018-19 year.

Education

Two veteran Quincy Public Schools educators tackle new jobs

Brenda Fleer, school administration manager at Quincy Junior High School, will become the school's assistant principal for curriculum and instruction. She takes over the role held by Kim Dinkheller, who becomes the district's director of curriculum, instr

QPS summer work puts staff "at our capacity"
Education

QPS summer work puts staff "at our capacity"

Quincy Public Schools Maintenance Coordinator Dane Barnes is a man with a plan this summer.

Window restoration underway at QJHS
Education

Window restoration underway at QJHS

Standing on scaffolding, Bill Preston and Mark Daly begin the painstaking process of loosening the stained glass panel over the main entrance at Quincy Junior High School.

QPS teachers pack for transition to five new K-5 learning communities
Education

QPS teachers pack for transition to five new K-5 learning communities

The bookcases sized for first-graders are going to Rooney Elementary School.

One school district to lose, one to gain in redistricting issue
Education

One school district to lose, one to gain in redistricting issue

More than $1 million, more than 200 students and more than 1 square mile of land are on the line if voters in either Shelby or Macon counties approve an Aug. 7 ballot question.

HR Committee targets staff attendance
Education

HR Committee targets staff attendance

Quincy Public Schools spends at least an estimated $708,000 per year on substitutes just for its certified teaching staff.

Quincy to host TEDx event
Quincy News

Quincy to host TEDx event

TED Talks, a series of videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech and creativity, will be coming to Quincy.

Students back in school for summer sessions
Education

Students back in school for summer sessions

Hundreds of Quincy Public Schools students are back in classes for the month of June. Summer school sessions will take place through June 29 at Lincoln-Douglas School and Quincy High School.