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Illinois shifting to 'remote learning' during school closure

Quincy High School teacher Stacie Niffen says there's some important things to understand as Illinois shifts to "remote learning days" for students.

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QU to lock tuition, room and board for 2 years

Quincy University announced that it plans to lock undergraduate tuition and room and board rates for the next two years.

Volunteers work to feed QPS students
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Volunteers work to feed QPS students

Volunteers from the Crossing worked this week with QPS staff to bag up breakfast items for the school district's food program providing sack breakfasts and lunches Monday through Friday at two pick-up sites and 26 delivery sites throughout the community while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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QPS leadership 'on full display' in coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic took center stage at Wednesday night's Quincy School Board meeting where the discussion had been expected to focus on next steps following last week's defeat of the education fund tax increase.

School Board moves forward with bleacher, lighting projects
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School Board moves forward with bleacher, lighting projects

The Quincy School Board moved forward Wednesday with two projects slated for construction this summer -- or possibly yet this spring.

QU extends online learning through end of the semester
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QU extends online learning through end of the semester

Quincy University announced Wednesday that all classes will continue in their current online format for the remainder of the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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QND set to launch distance learning plan

Quincy Notre Dame High School intends to launch a distance learning plan on Monday.

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'Everybody Wins' raffle canceled until 2021, officials urge support of local Catholic schools

Quincy Notre Dame officials have canceled what would have been the 10th anniversary celebration of the "Everybody Wins" mega raffle fundraiser, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Quincy's parochial elementary schools help students keep learning

Blessed Sacrament Principal Christie Dickens-Bliven's Tuesday started out with a different perspective.
In a Facebook Live morning meeting, designed to offer some sense of normal routine for students, "I started out upside down," she said.

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QPS rolls out continuing education plan on Wednesday

Quincy Public Schools wants to see students sustain learning levels and decrease regression during the mandated school closure.