The Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel overwhelmingly voted to accept a Quincy School Board offer, averting a strike set to begin Monday. The vote, announced Wednesday night, means work will continue to finalize a tentative agreement on a four-year contract.
The Palmyra R-1 School District is getting back its school resource officer. The School Board found out in August that the school resource officer program was being temporarily suspended because of a lack of manpower at the Palmyra Police Department.
The 2017 Illinois Report Card offers a wealth of information for Quincy Public Schools to measure its progress and chart its future. "It's a great tool," Quincy School Board member Sandi Rose said.
After a meeting of more than four hours Monday between the Quincy School Board and the Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel, QF will vote Tuesday night on "new information" tied to an agreement that could avert a strike.
Krykette Eversden-Duesterhaus doesn't want learning to stop at the door of her classroom or her school, so she extends it into the community. The 12 students in her cross categorical room at Adams School go swimming and bowling, tour Quincy's central fire station and HIS Ranch in Taylor, Mo., and enjoy a Thanksgiving "feast" at a local restaurant.
QUINCY -- Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Roy Webb readily lists the trends that tell the district's financial story. "We have had deficit budgets for the last three years," he said.
Washington School students applauded their classmates during a Veterans Day event Friday, but they saved their biggest ovation for five veterans from American Legion Post 37 who presented the colors at the school's morning meeting.
Hannibal-LaGrange University criminal justice students learned firsthand the difference a matter of seconds can make in situations involving a person with a weapon.