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TheyRclueless - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - you take all the deductions on your income tax returns that you "qualify" for? Im guessing yes, yet you are critical of others for doing the same thing. I don't disagree that maybe something is wrong with the guidelines but it is what it is and that's NOT the school system's fault. And do you know that no one checks what someone puts down? Im guessing…
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People do change. If you're going to judge someone based on something they did 8 or 10 years, when they have to check the"yes" box to the question of, "Have you EVER been convicted of a felony?" Then I'm glad they're making this a law. I've been denied employment AND publicly humiliated when a potential employer looked through my application several years ago, and in front of everybody…
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Migraine it's not just morally wrong its embarrassing. I know moms that lie about their income. They stand in line at the sign up table and giggle about it. Then they skip out to there brand new SUV like its no big deal. No one checks to see if what you wrote down is correct. No pay stubs, W-2s or income tax return needed. I don't have a new car and my kids may not be in dance, but at least…
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The system needs "fixing", in large part, because our government is not enforcing the laws on the books now. Reform will only help if the powers that be like the new law - which isn't likely since the new laws will probably be tougher than the current ones - the pendulum is swinging back the other direction. "Let everybody in" sounds good on paper but in the real world it won't work. The…

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Quincy School Board establishes committee to oversee improvement plan

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Committee will assist the Board in developing future directions for the Quincy Public Schools and will make its final recommendations in June

The Quincy Public School Board of Education announced today that it has established a Superintendent’s Steering Committee to develop a district-wide improvement plan. The Steering Committee, facilitated by Joel Murphy, QPS Business Manager, and Todd Moore, Architechnics Inc., will assist the Board in developing future directions for the Quincy Public Schools and will make its final recommendations in June. 

The Committee, made up of architects, QPS administrators and staff, and community members (see full list below), is tasked with reviewing, analyzing, and researching many aspects of Quincy Public Schools. These aspects include researching QPS facility needs over the next five years such as the possibility of new facilities, locations, grade structures, and financing, as well as reviewing and analyzing educational and financial options to meet these needs. 

Following an initial kick off of the project, the Committee’s next steps include seeking the opinions and input from the Quincy community. The Committee will seek this input through surveys and public forums, with more details to be announced in the days to come. 

Committee members include: Martin Meyer and Darin Prost, Architechnics, Inc.; Eric Barnes, Mike Carter and Steve Wavering, Klingner & Associates; Dave Schlembach, Poepping, Stone, Bach & Associates; Bill Sanders, Quincy High School Assistant Principal Student Services & Athletic Director; Rick Owsley, Quincy Junior High School Assistant Principal; Mark Pflieger, Director, Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center; Carol Frericks, Secondary Academic Director; Chrissy Cox, Berrian Elementary School Principal; Matt Gabriel, music teacher; Randy Mettemeyer, Quincy High School math teacher; Jim Whitfield, Associate Director of Public Relations, Chaddock; Mike Elbe, Vice President for Student Services, John Wood Community College; Chuck Bevelheimer, Director of Planning and Developing, City of Quincy; Tim Koontz, Quincy Public Schools Foundation Trustee; Chris Blakeman, Commissioner, Quincy Park District Board; George Crickard III, Football Boosters president; George Crickard IV, Quincy High School student; Tim Altman, Kevin Houghton, Erin Knapheide, and Kathy Oakley, parents; Carol Nichols, former Board member; Jeanneta Green, retired educator; Heather Niemann, teacher; Rich Jones, Jeff Kerkoff and Darren Smith, citizens.

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