'Queer Eye' to feature Quincy teacher in episode
Quincy News

'Queer Eye' to feature Quincy teacher in episode

Quincy native and Netflix's "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" co-host Jonathan Van Ness will visit Quincy to film an episode. Our news-gathering partners at WGEM reported that Van Ness will be in Quincy in October.

Illinois News

Ag business supporting Griggsville-Perry preschool program

A Griggsville agricultural business is trying to preserve the Griggsville-Perry School District's preschool program after it lost its funding.

Area educators will 'learn, love, lead' at Quincy Conference
Education

Area educators will 'learn, love, lead' at Quincy Conference

The Quincy Conference features morning keynote presentations by Kayla Delzer, a teacher and author emphasizing ways to revitalize learning and the educational environment, and "Teach Like a Pirate" author Dave Burgess, who focuses on teaching with passion

QPS committee targets staff attendance
Education

QPS committee targets staff attendance

A Quincy Public Schools committee wants to take a closer look at boosting staff attendance.

BUILDING BRAINPOWER: Ready. Set. Grow! initiative encourages parents to read to children
Education

BUILDING BRAINPOWER: Ready. Set. Grow! initiative encourages parents to read to children

Sarah Walton already understands the importance of spending time reading to her children. "You can never read too much to little ones. They absorb everything," Walton said.

Annual grant could impact hundreds of Pikeland students
Illinois News

Annual grant could impact hundreds of Pikeland students

An annual federal grant awarded to Pikeland Unit School District promises to help prepare students for the next step after high school.

HLGU Booster Banquet to feature son of Olympian, POW Louis Zamperini
Hannibal News

HLGU Booster Banquet to feature son of Olympian, POW Louis Zamperini

Tickets for Hannibal-LaGrange University's 77th annual Booster Banquet go on sale Saturday. This year's keynote speaker is Luke Zamperini, son of Olympian and World War II prisoner of war Louis Zamperini.

Education

QPS Foundation sets $150,000 goal for annual campaign

Reaugh and Ned Broemmel hope to use their passion for public education to boost a campaign to benefit the community and today's students.

Rauner vetoes bill raising Illinois minimum teacher salaries
Education

Rauner vetoes bill raising Illinois minimum teacher salaries

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed a bill that would have raised the minimum salary for full-time public school teachers to $40,000 within five years.