Area schools finding ways to keep students connected — and learning
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Area schools finding ways to keep students connected — and learning

Joy Zanger found out last week that her Unity Middle School writing students like some weird food combinations.
Like sugar and macaroni. Or ranch and pancakes.

Kidzpacks program still serving QPS students
Education

Kidzpacks program still serving QPS students

A program focused on making sure some Quincy Public Schools students don't go hungry over the weekend will continue while schools are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

QPS food program has 'really good first day'
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QPS food program has 'really good first day'

One day down, and an undetermined number of days to go for the Quincy Public Schools sack breakfast and lunch program.
"We had a really good first day of food service," QPS Food Service Director Jean Kinder said Wednesday.

Education

Culver-Stockton College makes class, residence hall, commencement changes

Culver-Stockton College officials have announced changes made because of COVID-19.

Women spearhead community cupboard program
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Women spearhead community cupboard program

Amanda Stotts can't say exactly how her latest project came about except that it was spurred by knowing there's a lot of people in need.

Education

Illini West voters defeat building referendum for third time

One day after voters defeated a building referendum for the third time, Illini West School Board Vice President Tracey Anders said one thing remains clear.

QPS officials look ahead after vote fails
Education

QPS officials look ahead after vote fails

Superintendent Roy Webb says the Quincy School District has two choices after voters rejected a 53-cent increase in the education fund. "We have to increase revenue or cut expenditures," Webb said.

QPS launches breakfast, lunch program while schools are close
Education

QPS launches breakfast, lunch program while schools are close

Quincy Public Schools plans to make sack breakfasts and lunches available for students beginning Wednesday while schools are closed due to the coronavirus, or COVID-19, outbreak.

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Adams, Brown County public schools to close Monday

Adams County health and school officials said Saturday that all schools in Adams and Brown counties will be closed, starting Monday through March 30 because of the coronavirus.

Tracy Foundation, YMCA partner on early childhood learning center
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Tracy Foundation, YMCA partner on early childhood learning center

A new partnership between the Tracy Family Foundation and the YMCA of West Central Illinois will help answer child care and early education needs in Brown County and surrounding communities.