Some QPS summer projects will extend into school year
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Some QPS summer projects will extend into school year

QUINCY -- Work on projects at Quincy Junior High School planned for this summer will extend into the school year -- and so will work on the new track at Flinn Stadium.

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QPS committee looks at tentative balanced budget
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QPS committee looks at tentative balanced budget

Quincy Public Schools projects an $83 million balanced budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.

Teacher workshop targets ag literacy
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Teacher workshop targets ag literacy

Rachel Smith wants to make sure teachers know what's available to help promote agriculture in the classroom.

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Camp College to offer students introduction to JWCC, QU

John Wood Community College and Quincy University are partnering to provide high school students the chance to explore the higher education opportunities available in the area.

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QU adds concentration in health care administration to MBA program

Quincy University will add a concentration in health care administration along with a professor to its Masters of Business Administration degree in the School of Business.

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JWCC Board approves budget

QUINCY -- The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday night approved a $15.539 million budget for the next fiscal year.

The budget is just over $550,000 more than last year but will not increase tuition or instructional fees for students. Tuition remains at $163 per credit hour for in-district students for the third consecutive year.

"Affordability and accessibility are vital for anyone seeking education whether they are pursuing a degree or certificate, taking part in training for their career or by enrolling in a class for personal enrichment," said JWCC President Mike Elbe. "Our mission is to make those opportunities as accessible as possible, especially the cost, because individuals who access education at every stage in life help themselves, their communities and our region's economic prosperity."

The budget increase accounts for strategic plan initiatives, enrollment priorities and contractual obligations. More than a dozen...

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AC to be turned on at Hannibal High School next week

HANNIBAL, MO. -- Previously teachers and students at Hannibal High School had to wait until October for cool air to fill the building. That changes next week when some of the school's new air conditioning units are switched on. During Wednesday night's mee

"Queer Eye" episode featuring QHS debuts Friday
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"Queer Eye" episode featuring QHS debuts Friday

QUINCY -- The fourth season of "Queer Eye," including the episode shot at Quincy High School, debuts Friday on Netflix.
Quincyans will be glued to the screen, including at a watch party planned Friday night at Grown N' Gathered and the Tap Room.

School Board sells Washington School
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School Board sells Washington School

A school building housing children for generations will continue providing for children and their needs. The Quincy School Board, meeting in special session Monday morning, agreed to sell Washington School, 1400 N. Eighth, to Carl Douglas.

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Canton R-5 School District seeks applicants for School Board seat

The Canton R-5 School District is seeking candidates to fill an opening on the Canton School Board.