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Hannibal schools get faster internet

Officials from Hannibal School District and Chariton Valley fiber network celebrated the completion of high-speed fiber internet connections on Friday.

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Illini West voters face bond issue for new high school
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Illini West voters face bond issue for new high school

The Illini West School Board is asking district voters to take a step toward funding a new high school.

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Students at 14 area schools recognized as Illinois State Scholars

A state program has recognized students at 14 West-Central Illinois high schools for outstanding academic achievement.

Giving back to FFA
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Giving back to FFA

The Lewis County FFA chapter knows a little bit about salesmanship, and their skills paid off.

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Community committee will work to build support for QPS referendum

Community members will be working to convince fellow voters to support a tax increase for Quincy Public Schools.

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Applications due Jan. 21 for JWCC's annual Career Makeover competition

Applications will be accepted until Jan. 21 for the 2020 Career Makeover competition offered at John Wood Community College.

Students have a hand in Baldwin sculpture
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Students have a hand in Baldwin sculpture

A little bit of wing walking brought a piece of art to life Thursday at Thomas S. Baldwin Elementary School.
Students lifted and "walked" two wings of the biplane sculpture to the fuselage, carefully holding on as they were bolted into place.

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QPS classes start Aug. 17 under proposed 2020-21 calendar

A proposed 2020-21 calendar starts the year for Quincy Public Schools with a teacher institute day on Friday, Aug. 14 and the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 17.

Quincy School Board puts tax increase on March ballot
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Quincy School Board puts tax increase on March ballot

The Quincy School Board will ask voters in March to increase the tax rate in the education fund. Board members Wednesday night adopted a resolution placing a proposed 53-cent tax increase on the March 17, 2020, ballot to generate an estimated $5.3 million in additional annual revenue in the school district's largest operating fund.

QPS considers asking voters to support tax referendum
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QPS considers asking voters to support tax referendum

The Quincy School Board sees an education fund tax referendum as a way to counter projected budget deficits and new state salary mandates coupled with meeting district needs for additional technology and personnel.