Record-setting John Mahoney Scholarship fund established at QU
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Record-setting John Mahoney Scholarship fund established at QU

The late John Mahoney will forever be remembered at Quincy University. An anonymous donor has established the John Mahoney Scholarship for students majoring in the humanities -- with an investment of more than $900,000.

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Grand opening set Saturday for new Baldwin school

QUINCY -- Quincy Public Schools dedicates its fourth of five new elementary schools on Saturday, and Superintendent Roy Webb says people should be happy with the finished product.

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Annual Help Fair set for Saturday at First Baptist Church

Maxine Bassett sees the Back to School Help Fair as a blessing for parents and students to start off the school year.

QPS starts year with new leaders, schools
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QPS starts year with new leaders, schools

Quincy Public Schools kicks off the 2019-20 year with several new leaders and two new schools. The Thomas S. Baldwin and Sarah Atwater Denman Elementary Schools open for K-5 students on Aug. 15, the first day of classes.

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Ninth-graders need dental exam

Required physical and dental exam forms are available as part of the online registration process for Quincy Public Schools students.

Buses, parents will need to adjust to new elementary schools
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Buses, parents will need to adjust to new elementary schools

Opening the new Thomas S. Baldwin and Sarah Atwater Denman Elementary Schools will mean busing changes for those students.

Kindergarten camp helps incoming students transition to school
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Kindergarten camp helps incoming students transition to school

QUINCY -- Kenley Parks already has figured out the most important thing about starting school.
"I get to learn," incoming kindergartner said.
She got the chance Friday to learn a little more about what kindergarten classes will be like at Sarah Atwater Den

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Quincy University's Board of Trustees elects three new members

Quincy University's Board of Trustees has elected three new members. Hal Oakley and Mary Winters, both of Quincy, and Martin "Marty" Schafer of Cleveland began serving on the board this summer.

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Pittsfield teacher appointed to state ag education committee

A Pittsfield High School teacher is taking the advice she always shares with students -- and taking on a role with a state committee focused on agriculture education.

New curriculum maps help push QPS classroom innovation
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New curriculum maps help push QPS classroom innovation

QUINCY -- Newly-updated K-5 curriculum maps will guide what's taught in Quincy Public Schools elementary classrooms but not how the material is presented.
"Curriculum is the what, but it's never intended to say this is how you're supposed to teach it. That