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Extravaganza benefits "the kids of QND"

The Extravaganza benefits "the kids of QND."

Celebrating Iles
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Celebrating Iles

Weeklong activities help students learn about the Quincy native and war veteran while having fun dress-up days.

Education

Program hopes to spur interest in welding

John Wood Community College will host an informational event Thursday in an effort to assist local manufacturers address the need for more welders. There is an immediate need of up to 200 welders in the tri-state area, according to JWCC officials.

Education

Luke Zamperini to be featured at HLGU booster banquet Friday

Luke Zamperini, the son of Olympian hero and World War II prisoner of war Louis Zamperini, will be the featured speaker at Hannibal-LaGrange University's 77th annual booster banquet at 7 p.m. Friday.

Beloved musical takes QHS stage
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Beloved musical takes QHS stage

Tickets for the Quincy High School production are $20 for adults and $15 for students.

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JWCC online learning program ranked No. 6

John Wood Community College's online learning program now ranks among the state's best. JWCC is ranked No. 6 among the 48 community colleges in Illinois by the Community for Accredited Online Schools website.

Before, after-school child care is a popular addition in QPS
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Before, after-school child care is a popular addition in QPS

The program serves up to 30 children of QPS staff and students at each of the buildings. Iles and Lincoln-Douglass have the largest enrollments, but numbers fluctuate throughout the school year.

Fundraiser focuses on schools
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Fundraiser focuses on schools

QUINCY -- With more than 600 people registered, the Ambiance was packed Friday night for the Quincy Public Schools Foundation's sixth annual "A Night to Dream Big" gala dinner.

Try-Day Friday offers students a chance to try new foods
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Try-Day Friday offers students a chance to try new foods

Third-graders Ellie Lavery, Abby Miller and Audrey Robnett might not have been too sure about the food on their plates, but each was willing to give it a try. That's the whole goal of Try-Day Friday, held Friday at St. Peter Elementary School.