Hannibal School District seeing uptick in students with emotional needs
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Hannibal School District seeing uptick in students with emotional needs

Like many other school districts across the nation, the Hannibal School District is dealing with a growing number of students facing emotional and psychological issues.

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Spring enrollment rises at John Wood Community College

John Wood Community College's spring enrollment has increased 1.3 percent from 2018.

Education

Parent questions validity of QHS music theory class

The Quincy Public School District has canceled an honors music theory course and reviewed all of the Advanced Placement courses in the district after a parent complained that her daughter had benefited from the music course without doing any additional wo

Palmyra team wins WGEM Quiz Bowl tournament
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Palmyra team wins WGEM Quiz Bowl tournament

The quiz bowl team from Palmyra (Mo.) High School won the WGEM Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl tournament with a 290-190 win over Bushnell-Prairie High School on March 16.

Education

March 31 application deadline for Illinois Agri-Women scholarships

The application deadline is March 31 for four scholarships offered by Illinois Agri-Women for women studying agriculture.

Education

Fundraising to start within "six to 12 months" for new building at Orr Center

PERRY, Ill. -- Fundraising could begin within the next year for a new multipurpose building at the Orr Center.
"We are going to start reaching out and getting a committee together," Orr Corp. President Matt Bradshaw said. "We have made a few soft calls wit

Rooney students learn lesson about helping others
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Rooney students learn lesson about helping others

Rooney Elementary students DeAndre Gordon and Ronnie Mercer didn't mind a little hard work -- as long as it was for a good cause.

Education

Committee looks at new courses at QHS, QAVTC

QUINCY -- Quincy High School wants to add three new courses for the 2019-20 school year, while Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center wants to revitalize its electronics curriculum to engage students in new technology.

JWCC gets No. 1 online community college ranking among Illinois schools
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JWCC gets No. 1 online community college ranking among Illinois schools

JWCC's aggressive approach to online learning recently earned the college a No. 1 ranking in that area among the 48 Illinois community colleges, according to the SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher.

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Tracy Family Foundation boosting scholarship help in Brown County

A West-Central Illinois-based foundation is expanding its financial help for high school seniors and their future.