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CoolEdge - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
30 years of cooling (to 1980 or so) then 30 years warming They use the data on the warming half of one cycle, and call it "long term". They need 50 cycles, not one half of one cycle ... dishonest arses. They know damn well they start at the end of a long cooling period, yet don't account for it, and usual only a straight line linear regression for their argument, which hides the last 18 years…
CoolEdge - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
"The rest of Taylor’s article is just whitewash intended to distract readers from these facts." So these guys are mind readers, not scientists? They can read his intent? Or they are using personal attacks when they don't have facts on their side? I think the U of I boyz are the ones spinning here. Taylor notes this short time range ... readings from 1979 are not "long term" when it…
Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
Al Gore is an idiot. There's no denying that. For the record, I bet Taylor understands the data just fine. That's how he knows where to cherry-pick.
Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
For one, he's not explaining to the reader that there's a difference between polar ice cap extent and polar ice cap volume. People monitoring global warming are less concerned with polar ice extent than they are with the total amount of ice. Take a peek at the declining volume in the Arctic: "April 2015 volume was 26% below the maximum April ice volume in 1979 and 13% below the 1979-2014…
Givemeliberty - Illinois Senate passes marijuana decriminalization bill but plans changes - Quincy, IL News - Quincy
I think it'll come, its just going to take time and some education on the pro and anti side of the debate. People will soon see the sky will not fall.

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This Week in Quincy Public Schools: 2/11 to 2/16

2 years, 3 months ago by Bob Gough

QHS Theatre peformance of "A Piece of my Heart" runs Thursday through Saturday

     Quincy Public Schools Good News

 

Quincy Public Schools events occurring the week of February 11

SATURDAY, February 9th

Quincy Senior High  - Cake-A-Palooza Props – 12 – 4pm – Art students created props for the Cake-A-Palooza children’s section.  This event takes place at the Quincy Mall. Contact Blane Barnes, Art Teacher, 224-3770.

MONDAY, February 11th

Baldwin Intermediate and Monroe Elementary  -  Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart –  9am – 3pm  February 11 – February 15 – Students will be raising money for heart health by jumping rope and shooting hoops. Contact Cindy Crow, Baldwin Principal, 228-7105 or Penny Garner, Monroe PE Teacher, 223-8871.

TUESDAY, February 12th

Madison Elementary – Science Fair – 6:30pm – 90 students will compete in the annual science fair. Students have the opportunity to share the projects they have been developing over the past month.  QHS and QJHS volunteer students will help with judging.  Contact Kevin Genenbacher,  Teacher,  223-6096.

WEDNESDAY, February 13th

Ellington Elementary – Mobile Dentists – 9am to 1 pm -The Mobile Dentist Program will be at Ellington to serve students with necessary dental care.  Contact Sheila McElfresh, Teacher, 222-5697.

THURSDAY, February 14th

Ellington Elementary ­ - Valentine’s Day Parties – 2-3 pm.  Valentine parties will take place.  Students in 3rd grade make valentine boxes out of recycled materials.  Contact Jan Zeidler, Teacher, 222-5697.

Madison Elementary – Junior Ranger Program  – 9:15 – 10:15am or 10:45 -11:45am – Students receive  7 lessons from  The Army Corp of Engineers about their jobs including forestry lessons, water safety and boating info, water pollution, the web of life and animal pelts. Contact Kevin Genenbacher, Teacher, 223-6096

ECFC –Discipline Meeting for Parents – 9:00 – 10:00 am – Parents are invited to learn more about the PBIS program and receive tips from the Love & Logic Parenting Class.Contact Brad Bergman, Teacher, 228-7121.

Quincy Senior High  -  Winter Play – 7:30 pm February 14 - 16 – Theatre students will perform ‘A Piece of My Heart’.  Contact Meghan Buckley, Teacher, 224-3770.

FRIDAY, February 15th

Ellington Elementary ­ - Activities with Cheryl Loatsch – Through the QSFA Instant Arts Dollar$, Ellington 2nd grade students will enjoy activities provided by Cheryl Loatsch Studio.  Contact, Rhonda Brinkman,Teacher, 222-5697.

Baldwin ElementaryDoor Wars – Baldwin South has adopted the theme "Be HONORable" for February in honor of their fundraising for the ‘Great River Honor Flight’.  Teachers are teaching a mini lesson regarding "What is HONOR?".  Each classroom is decorating their door in an HONOR theme and on Friday ‘celebrity’ guest judges will judge them in "Door Wars".  The doors will serve as visual reminders for students to "Be HONORable".  The school has also dedicated yellow Pepsi caps to Great River Honor Flight rather than keeping them for the school. Contact Cindy Crow, Principal, 228-7105.

SUNDAY, February 17th

QHS – AP Music Theory Solo and Ensemble Recital – AP Music Theory is a rigorous course that allows serious music students to pursue their interest in an academic atmosphere in preparation for college music programs.  This recital is required for the course. Contact Kathi Dooley, Music Chair, 224-3774.

Special Events and Programs

QHS – 6 Students Advance to Reflections State Competition 6 students have been chosen to compete in the State PTA Reflections contest.  Students names and category are listed below.

VISUAL ARTS

Suzann Gille - 12th grade

Jame O’Brien - 12th grade

Sarah Mitchell - 12th grade

Katlyn Grott - 11th grade

Katie Zbornak - 12th grade

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Shelbi Berg - 11th grade

 

Baldwin Intermediate – Extended Day Math and Reading Program – Students receive extra math and reading help after school.  Contact Cindy Crow, Principal, 228-7105.


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