Quincy High School changing class rank calculation
Education

Quincy High School changing class rank calculation

Quincy High School is moving forward with a change in calculating class rank for students who graduate after seven semesters.

Education

QPS, SIU partnership spurs data collection

Quincy Public Schools students and their families will play a vital role in collecting data in an effort to stem truancy and chronic absenteeism.

Committee targets truancy, absenteeism with school-based health care
Education

Committee targets truancy, absenteeism with school-based health care

An advisory committee -- made up of stakeholders from Quincy Public Schools and the community -- began meeting at the start of this school year to learn about both community and school district needs tied to health care as a way to address truancy and chron

QPS program pairs first- and second-year teachers with experienced mentors
Education

QPS program pairs first- and second-year teachers with experienced mentors

Quincy Public School District this year has 38 mentors working with 18 first-year teachers and 31 experienced new hires.

Holy Family School to install gate system to prevent potential pedestrian-vehicle accident
Hannibal News

Holy Family School to install gate system to prevent potential pedestrian-vehicle accident

Holy Family School is the only school in Hannibal where students need to cross a street when dropped off by parents, picked up or use the playground. There's always a possibility that a child, teacher or staff member could be hit by a vehicle traveling on

Education

Take Action Tuesday to allow for quick JWCC enrollment

John Wood Community College is hosting a one-stop application shop to ensure a smooth process for incoming students.

Grants help Brown County Library stay on cutting edge
Illinois News

Grants help Brown County Library stay on cutting edge

The Brown County Public Library is trying to find its technological niche to stay current in the changing educational climate. The library recently used a $500 grant to buy the Dot and Dash robot system geared toward 8- to 12-year-olds.

QU's Graduate Counseling Program receives statewide award
Education

QU's Graduate Counseling Program receives statewide award

Quincy University's graduate counseling program has been named the 2017 "outstanding professional counseling program" in Illinois, earning the Leo G. Bent Outstanding Professional Counseling Award.

Search begins for next Career Makeover winner
Education

Search begins for next Career Makeover winner

Who will be next? Applications are now being taken for the sixth annual Career Makeover competition, sponsored by the John Wood Community College Foundation and WGEM.

Conover enters first full year at QU with 'change in the air'
Education

Conover enters first full year at QU with 'change in the air'

Phil Conover will admit, even away from the office in his quietest moments, that it can be challenging to separate himself from his duties as president of Quincy University. "It can be difficult to put passion on the shelf," he said.