June 25, 2014

BOARD APPROVES PHASE II OF THE FACILITIES PLAN

At the special Board meeting held June 16, Steering Committee spokespersons George Crickard and Jim Whitfield presented an overview of the process to develop a facilities […]
June 25, 2014

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING GRANTS

The Board of Education approved submission of several grant opportunities for Social and Emotional Learning.   The District PBIS (Postive Behaviorial Interventions and Supports) Team will write for the […]
May 22, 2014

Junior Achievement Program Update

(Quincy Herald Whig) The Quincy School Board heard rave reviews Wednesday about the first full year of a new Junior Achievement financial literacy curriculum that was […]
May 22, 2014

Board Approves New QHS Math Course

At the May 21st  meeting, Board members approved  a new math course and textbook for Quincy Senior High School.  Decision Making with Data is a 4th […]
May 9, 2014

BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVES QJHS TEAMING

The School Board approved the “Teams” structure for junior high students for the 2014-15 school year.  The school will be split into three small schools in […]
May 9, 2014

WEEKLY EARLY RELEASE FOR 2014-15

The Board approved a proposal from the Calendar Committee for 30-minute early release for students in grades kindergartren through 12th once per week for the 2014-15 school year.  During the current […]
April 29, 2014

MONROE SCHOOL EARNS AWARD

Monroe Elementary has earned an Academic Improvement Award being named one of 125 across Illinois that posted substantial academic gains.  The criteria for Academic Awards: Show […]
April 25, 2014

GRADUATION HONORS

Denette Kuhlman and Jan Leimbach, members of the district’s Curriculum Committee and part of the Graduation Honors Task Force, reported to the Board on the graduation […]
April 4, 2014

STEERING COMMITTEE LAUNCHES SURVEY

The Quincy Public Schools Superintendent’s Facilities Steering Committee is seeking public input to the facilities planning process in the form of a survey. This brief, three-question […]
April 4, 2014

5ESSENTIALS SURVEY

Parents, teachers and students have the opportunity to share their voices by completing the Illinois 5Essentials Survey.  The survey provides important information about a school’s learning […]
March 17, 2014

SUPERINTENDENT’S STEERING COMMITTEE – MASTER PLAN

At a press conference on Monday, March 17, Business Manager Joel Murphy presented an update on the District Wide Improvement Master Plan and Superintendent’s Steering Committee.  […]
March 11, 2014

QAVTC STUDENTS WIN FIRST IN THE STATE STOCK MARKET GAME

After picking stocks that propelled them to the front of the class, students from Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center took First Place in the fall semester […]
March 11, 2014

QPS ANNOUNCES SUPERINTENDENT’S STEERING COMMITTEE

The Quincy Public School Board of Education announced that it has established a Superintendent’s Steering Committee to develop a district-wide improvement plan. The Steering Committee, facilitated […]
February 3, 2014

SCHOOL BUS SAFETY ALERT

Our unusually harsh winter has caused a variety of problems for our schools.  Student transportation is exceptionally impacted by severe winter weather.  The school district needs to emphasize […]
January 23, 2014

QHS/QAVTC Pathways to College and Careers

     At the January 22nd Board meeting, QHS Principal, Danielle Edgar, and QAVTC Director, Mark Pfleiger, showcased a new communication tool for students and parents regarding […]
December 30, 2013

REFERENDUM DECISION ON HOLD

The Board of Education postponed any action to place a referendum on the March or November 2014 ballot to fund new buildings and renovations at a […]
December 30, 2013

LOCATION OF THE JANUARY BOARD MEETING HAS BEEN CHANGED

The January 22, 2014 Board of Education meeting has been moved to Quincy Senior High School.  The meeting was previously scheduled at Berrian School.  The meeting will […]
November 25, 2013

SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES P.E. WAIVER

The Board of Education approved submission of the Physical Education Waiver at a special meeting held December 10, 2013.  Click here to view the waiver.  
November 25, 2013

SCHOOL BOARD CONTINUES FACILITIES DISCUSSION

At a special meeting held December 10, 2013, the School Board continued to discuss the future of district facilities and whether to put a tax-related question on […]
October 28, 2013

RISING STAR CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT PROCESS

Rising Star replaces past school improvement plans.  Academic Directors Julie Stratman and Carol Frericks presented information to the Board on implementation of the Rising Star Continuous […]
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