Schools hold programs to mark Veterans Day
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Schools hold programs to mark Veterans Day

First-grader Paige McElrea issued a special invitation to her neighbor across the street.

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QPS plans program on competency based education

Quincy Public Schools wants to help more people find a career path in education.

Ryan Jude Tanner returns to QHS to work with students, spearhead scholarship
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Ryan Jude Tanner returns to QHS to work with students, spearhead scholarship

Already busy with nine theatrical casts taking stages throughout the world, Ryan Jude Tanner spent part of this week focused on another one -- the cast of the Quincy High School production of "Cinderella."

Officials hope new Blessing-Rieman campus will lead to higher enrollment
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Officials hope new Blessing-Rieman campus will lead to higher enrollment

In the eyes of Brenda Beshears, Nov. 6, 2019, will likely go down as a momentous day. It was on this date that the public first saw the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences new campus at 3609 N. Marx Drive in Quincy.

QPS hiring ahead of last year
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QPS hiring ahead of last year

Quincy Public Schools is ahead of its hiring pace from a year ago.
Personnel Director Lisa Otten told the Human Relations Committee on Wednesday that the district has hired seven teachers for the coming school year -- or seven ahead of last year

Central Junior High prepares for Monday's Take a Vet to School Day
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Central Junior High prepares for Monday's Take a Vet to School Day

Central Junior High seventh-grader Sophia Genenbacher turned into an artist on Wednesday using some unlikely tools.

QHS scholarship endowed to honor Dooley
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QHS scholarship endowed to honor Dooley

Broadway producer and Quincy High School graduate Ryan Jude Tanner understands firsthand how the smallest acts of kindness can affect day-to-day life -- and when they come from a teacher, they can affect the future.

New sculpture takes flight at Denman
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New sculpture takes flight at Denman

With the help of a lift and cheers from an appreciative pint-sized audience, Fritz Olsen's latest sculpture took flight Monday to its new home at Sarah Atwater Denman Elementary School.

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Two more sculptures expected for Quincy schools

Up to two more sculptures will be installed yet this year as part of a partnership bringing public art to eight of Quincy's schools.

Illinois report cards measure progress toward state goals
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Illinois report cards measure progress toward state goals

Carthage Primary School Principal Mike Snowden easily lists decisions and activities tied to the ongoing effort to improve what it offers students.