Education

Conference at JWCC to help companies address labor shortage, adapt for the future

QUINCY -- Labor shortages and adapting for the future will be two of the elements highlighted at the Regional Workforce Conference at John Wood Community College on Sept. 24. The 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. event -- the "ABC's of a Thriving Workforce" -- is schedule

QPS sets Sept. 28 auction for four school buildings, vacant lot
Education

QPS sets Sept. 28 auction for four school buildings, vacant lot

Four Quincy school buildings and an adjacent lot will be auctioned on Sept. 28.
The Quincy School Board on Wednesday approved plans to sell Berrian School, 1327 South Eighth, at 9 a.m.; a vacant lot at the southwest corner of Ninth and Jackson at 9:30 a.m.

Education

QHS holds Back to School Night

Quincy High School will hold its Back to School Night on Thursday, Sept. 5.

Education

Building Committee starting work toward summer 2020 projects

QUINCY -- A Quincy Public Schools committee wants to start planning soon for summer 2020 health life safety projects.
"We want to get on that a little earlier this year so we're not doing any bidding in June or even May. Our bids should be done in December

QPS committee favors TIF extension
Education

QPS committee favors TIF extension

The city of Quincy wants to extend its tax increment financing project to continue redevelopment efforts in the downtown.

Registration underway for Quincy Conference
Education

Registration underway for Quincy Conference

QUINCY -- Registration is underway for this year's Quincy Conference.
"We simplified the registration process for teachers. Last year, it was a bit much, so we revised the process to make it easier for them," said Emily Pool, a Rooney third-grade teacher a

Missouri News

Canton School Board appoints new member to fill unexpired term

The Canton R-5 School Board appointed a new member to its ranks this week.

Education

Illinois boosts teachers' minimum salary

QUINCY -- Quincy High School teacher Brandi Many got a first-hand look as Illinois took its next step to deal with a statewide shortage of classroom teachers.
Many was in the audience Thursday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation raising teachers' mini

QND ahead of projected enrollment for 2019-20
Education

QND ahead of projected enrollment for 2019-20

QUINCY -- Quincy Notre Dame High School started the 2019-20 school year with a new look to its exterior -- and by beating projected enrollments for freshmen and total students.
QND reported its largest freshman class in more than a decade.

Education

JWCC seeks hike in first-time freshman enrollment

QUINCY -- John Wood Community College officials reported a 9.9% increase in first-time freshman students during Wednesday night's monthly board of trustees meeting. JWCC President Mike Elbe revealed 411 new freshmen recently started fall classes, an increa