February 10, 2015

MENTORS NEEDED!

The Quincy Public Schools’ Mentor Program matches adult volunteers to work one-on-one with students. Mentoring involves developing a relationship in which an adult provides a student […]
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 […]
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.  
April 15, 2013

Farewell Celebration and Open House

An open house was held on May 13, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Office to honor three administrators who are leaving Quincy […]
March 7, 2013

QHS ADVANCED PLACEMENT SCORES FAR EXCEED STATE AVERAGES

In 2012, 79.8% of the 119 QHS students that took Advanced Placement (AP) tests scored a 3 or higher.  The percentage of students achieving this at […]
February 4, 2013

NEW SUPERINTENDENT STEVEN COBB STARTS MONDAY, APRIL 15

Mr. Steven M. Cobb, from Ft. Wayne, IN, will begin his duties as new superintendent of Quincy Public Schools on Monday, April 13, 2013.  Mr. Cobb has been an […]
January 24, 2013

STATE OF THE SCHOOLS

At the January 23 Board meeting, Interim Superintendent Cal Lee presented a report on the current state of the district and recommendations for the future.  He […]
December 17, 2012

Talking to your Children About Violence

In light of the tragedy that took place in Connecticut on Friday, we would like to assure our families that every precaution will continue to be […]
December 4, 2012

BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATE DEADLINE CHANGE

On December 3, 2012, Governor Pat Quinn signed Senate Bill 3338 which changes the final date for filing petitions from December 24 to December 26.  This […]
November 19, 2012

feeling lucky? QHSAA Big Blue Raffle

The QHS Alumni Association unveiled the Big Blue Raffle on Monday, November 19.  Only 5,000 tickets will be sold and one hundred (100) random drawings will […]
November 9, 2012

COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

Two Community Forums on the Common Core State Standards will be held Monday, November 12 or Wednesday, November 14 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Kroc […]
November 7, 2012

ACTIVITY PASSES FOR SENIORS

  Interim Superintendent Dr. Cal Lee has announced that Quincy Public Schools will be offering free Special Guest Passes for musical and sporting events to senior […]
October 1, 2012

School Board Election

  Potential candidates for the Quincy School Board began picking up and circulating petitions of candidacy on September 25, 2012.   Three  members will be elected in the April […]
September 5, 2012

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

 The Quincy Public School District #172 Board of Education has contracted with School Exec Connect, an educational search firm, to assist with the search for a […]
September 5, 2012

SURVEY FOR SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

The Board of Education would like input from staff and community members on the desired skills and characteristics that are important in the next superintendent.   Click […]
August 2, 2012

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Students are preparing to head back to school.  Parents need to be sure their children are properly vaccinated and up to date on required heatlh exams.  […]
July 9, 2012

SUMMER SCHOOL OVERVIEW

Data have shown that summer school is effective and extremely beneficial for students who have lagged behind during the previous school year.  Assistant Superintendent Trish Viniard […]
May 23, 2012

Community Eligibility Option to Boost School Meal Participation in High-Poverty Areas

The Board of Education was informed about a program for an innovative universal free meal service option designed to make it easier for low-income children to receive […]
March 23, 2012

AFT INNOVATION GRANT

     The Quincy Federation of Teachers has partnered with Quincy Public Schools, PTA, West Central Child Care Connection, and the ROE to apply for the AFT […]
February 23, 2012

DEWEY PAW PRINTS

  Student representatives from Dewey Schools’ Paw Print Committee demonstrated activities from their Kindness & Justice Challenge at the February Board of Education meeting.   The school’s […]
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