Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Recent Comments

pjohnf - Why won’t Illinois lawmakers reform their own pensions? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why won't Illinois politicians reform their own pensions? That's a good question. They're eager to blame state employees and other government workers for Illinois's budget problems, yet they ignore their own bankrupt pension system, while the tax payers pay year after year to keep politicians in their Cadillac pensions. If Illinois pension reform is to happen then the corrupt politicians…
pjohnf - Madigan files, passes bill to nix lawmaker pay raises after blocking similar bill for weeks - Quincy
Madigan's bill was nothing more political grand standing and was designed to fool the foolish. He thinks the public is stupid, especially his supporters, but anybody with a brain can see through his subterfuge. Madigan and his co-conspirator Cullerton passed a continuing appropriation last year in the hopes of hiding the annual raises from the tax payers and not requiring a vote by the corrupt…
pjohnf - Jewish Democrats give John Kerry earful on Iran deal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
He warned that walking away from the deal would isolate the United States from its international allies and Iran’s countdown to nuclear weapons “starts tomorrow.” Duh, our allies don't trust us anyway and our enemies don't fear us so what's to lose if we reject this bad deal? The countdown to Iran getting a nuclear bomb started a long time ago, Lurch. And Lurch actually said this, "“I…
Givemeliberty - Trash burner has residents seeing red - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Government--Do as I say not as I do.
db1998 - Man jumps off Bayview Bridge - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
yes - weeks ago now. Like 7-3-2015? the one downtown It was a 69 yr old man, and there was no 69 yr man obit in the paper for 2 weeks after.

Most Popular

Man jumps off Bayview Bridge

Shooting near 8th and York Updated

QPS Board awards QHS contracts

Projected remaining Cleanup cost; at least $1.26 Million

Quincy Public Schools Foundation to Host Renowned Comedian and Ventriloquist

Trash burner has residents seeing red Updated QJ Original Video

Seven Dead, 34 Hurt In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

With Illinois' budget in limbo, child cares serving the poor are closing down

This Week in the Quincy Public Schools 1/28 to 2/2

2 years, 6 months ago by Bob Gough

 

Quincy Public Schools events occurring the week of January 28

MONDAY, JANUARY 28th

Ellington Elementary – Hansel and Gretel Assembly – 1:15 to 2 pm - The Elsenpeter marionettes will present the childhood fairytale Hansel and Gretel. 

Quincy Senior High  -  Freshman Registration Meeting –  6:30 – 7:30 pm - A meeting for Freshman and their parents regarding registration will be held in the QHS student cafeteria.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29TH

Monroe Elementary QU Student Visits – Monroe will host QU education majors.  College students will  observe classes in action.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30TH

Quincy Senior High  -  Assembly – 8:50 to 10 am – The assembly will celebrate a significant reduction in discipline data. A student group from QU will be performing a skit, QHS Leadership students will be performing skits and there will be a celebration for all students in the cafeteria. 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31ST

Monroe Elementary African Drum Assembly by Fonziba.  8:30 am -2:00 pm.  Fonziba will bring many drums used in Africa and do a 30 min assembly for each class.   Students will also learn to use the instruments. 

Ellington Elementary ­ - Art Lesson – 12:40 pm to 1:35 pm.  Local artist Tracy Jones will be teaching an art lesson.  This activity is made possible through Instant Art Dollar$, provided by the Quincy Society of Fine Arts.  

Ellington Elementary – PTA Skate Night – 6:00 to 8:30 pm - The Ellington PTA hosts several skate nights throughout the school year.  Students enjoy a night with friends

ECFC – Math Night- 6:00 - 7:00 pm – Parents & Children come to participate in activities that use Math skills in a fun way. 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST

Madison Elementary African Drum Assembly by Fonziba.  8:30-2:00.  Fonziba will bring many drums used in Africa and do a 30 min assembly for each class.  Students will also learn to use the instruments as well. 

ECFC – Souper Bowl of Caring- TBD (we will update soon) – Students will present cans that they have been collecting over the past several weeks. Cans were collected for several local food pantries to help restock shelves. 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Berrian Elementary  - Extended Day Math Program– On Mondays thru Wednesdays from 7:10-7:40am.  Students who need extra math help based on assessment data have the opportunity to get the help they need. 

Early Childhood and Family Center -  Love and Logic Parenting Class - Parenting Classes will teach techniques to help parents teach their children to be respectful, responsible and fun to be around!   Classes run January 15th thru February 19th on Tuesdays at 9am and 5:30pm. 


From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 5 hours, 1 minute ago

Trash burner has residents seeing red http://t.co/dGmuITQuQS
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 5 hours, 1 minute ago

Ethanol to Help Fuel 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally http://t.co/uodHrOlTF1
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 6 hours, 1 minute ago

Feeding Damaged Wheat to Livestock http://t.co/xciHzHifzc
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 8 hours, 2 minutes ago

EPA to Congress: Restoration Accelerates Great Lakes Cleanup http://t.co/TLCblSJlsT