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Palmyra School Board hears update on several construction projects

The Palmyra School Board heard an update this week on several construction projects taking place in the district.

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QND Foundation golf tournament set for Sept. 23

Quincy Notre Dame Foundation's 34th annual Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Sept. 23 at Westview Golf Course.

Handprints from Baldwin students, staff will be incorporated into biplane sculpture
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Handprints from Baldwin students, staff will be incorporated into biplane sculpture

Baldwin kindergartner Kambree McDaniles can't tell you what a sculpture is. Neither can her classmate Derek Lopez. But both had a hand in creating one Tuesday with help from South Carolina artist Bob Doster.

MoBeef for MoKids program comes to Palmyra schools
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MoBeef for MoKids program comes to Palmyra schools

Eating homegrown beef at suppertime is nothing unusual for brother and sister Kye and Tyne Lehenbauer and their cousin Heidi Lehenbauer. But now beef from Lehenbauer Farms is on the menu this month for lunch for the cousins and their classmates in the Palmyra school district.

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Fall Festival this Saturday aims to benefit Mendon's public schools

The Friends of Unit 4 will host an event Saturday filled with food, games and entertainment as a way to benefit Mendon's public schools.

Scholarship recipient who had heart transplant has 'continued drive'
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Scholarship recipient who had heart transplant has 'continued drive'

Shelby Kite spent 73 days in a closet-sized hospital room waiting for the perfect the perfect heart to arrive.

QPS celebrates end of a journey with Denman dedication
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QPS celebrates end of a journey with Denman dedication

QUINCY -- Quincy Public Schools dedicated Denman School, its fifth and final new K-5 elementary building, on Saturday morning, taking time to celebrate, say thank you and look back at a project designed to change the future of education in the community.

Culver-Stockton freshman from Freeport, Grand Bahama, watches Dorian's wrath from afar
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Culver-Stockton freshman from Freeport, Grand Bahama, watches Dorian's wrath from afar

CANTON, Mo. -- From more than a thousand miles away, Craig Rolle watched as Hurricane Dorian bore down on his homeland of the Bahamas.
"I just felt helpless knowing that I'm away from home," the Culver-Stockton College freshman said. "I can't really do any

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Building financial literacy key for students' futures

QUINCY -- Elena Mast has a working knowledge of credit and debit cards and how to manage her money when she's older.
"If I were to grade my knowledge, I would probably give myself an A-. There's still way more stuff I can learn," said the seventh-grader at

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QPS thinks "outside the box" in hiring teachers

QUINCY -- Quincy Public Schools boosted its number of competency-based teachers for the 2019-20 school year.