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QuincyGuy - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You can pay some now or you can pay MORE later. Kicking the can down the road is what got the jail in the shape it's in now. Kicking the can down the road Is what got the school buildings in that shape. Kicking the can down the road Is what got Illinois in the shape it is now. Someone needs to "suck it up and accept the fact that the problem needs to be fixed now, not down the road". We need…
migraine_in_qcy - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are plenty of white kids east of 18th, and plenty of them are little thieves, vandals and druggies. I don't see how it would matter in what part of town this happened or what color of skin the victim has.
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It is clearly an opinion piece. I'm not bashing QJ for publishing this as news, I think there are people who will read this and take it as news, since it's posted on a news site (even though it's under the opinion page). Most people won't take the time to discern. I would honestly like to see a local journalist do some good solid research (investigative journalism) on this topic…
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How did a response that I did not type end up in my post? Is this a new feature. I actually was defending you by making the point that it was not a news story. I hoped that Silence would have come to that conclusion after I asked question.
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There are too many kids in our society in general being ignored, unsupervised, or otherwise neglected. Whether because of broken families, no father figures or other positive influences, working single parents who don't have the time (or don't make the time), being raised by grandparents who don't have the energy, etc., these kids are left to their own devices when it comes to school…

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This week in the Quincy Public Schools

2 years, 3 months ago by Bob Gough

Lots going on before the schools take a two-week break

Quincy Public Schools events occurring the week of December 17th 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

Early Childhood and Family Center – 10 am and 2 pm - Celebration of practicing kindness skills during the month of December. Children will be donating coins which will be presented to the Honor Flight. A Barbershop Quartet will sing for the children and Santa will make an appearance.

Ellington School – 11 am – 12:30 pm- Lunch with ADM – ADM hosts lunch for Ellington students and staff to celebrate the holidays. 

Quincy Senior High School – 7 pm – National Honor Society Induction – New members of the national honor society will be inducted.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19th

Washington Elementary School – 7:50 am – 2nd grade Winter Musical - Second grade students under the direction of Jill Steinkamp, will present a Christmas musical to Washington School students and family members. 

Washington Elementary School – 9am to 1:20pm – Santa’s Workshop - Washington School PTA sponsors a school wide event in which every child makes 5 to 6 craft items to give as gifts to their family members.  Madison Park Christian Church members sign up along with parents/guardians to help host and supervise each craft session. 

Madison Elementary School – 9:30 am and 1:30 pm – Holiday Sing-a-Long – Madison students sing holiday songs. 

Quincy Junior High School – 8:32am to 10:18am (2nd and 3rd periods, QJHS Rifle Range) – CO2 Races – 9th grade shop classes designed and carved dragsters out of basswood.  Students spent two weeks designing, sketching, sanding, filing, painting, and assembling the dragsters.  A CO2 cartridge is then placed in each car and they are raced competitively. 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20TH

Berrian Elementary School  - 7:50 am – BLT ceremony (Berrian Leaders of Today, Leaders of Tomorrow) - Students that demonstrate leadership in the classroom and  follow the Berrian expectations are elected by their peers or by their teacher to be recognized in a medal ceremony.  Parents are invited to attend the special event.  A community leader is invited to the ceremony where he/she speaks about their experience as a leader.  During the day, members of The Crossing church bring ice cream sundaes for the newly recognized BLT's.  Throughout the  month, the BLT's work on a month long service project over their lunch.

Washington Elementary School – 9am to 1:20pm – Santa’s Workshop - Washington School PTA sponsors a school wide event in which every child makes 5 to 6 craft items to give as gifts to their family members.  Madison Park Christian Church members sign up along with parents/guardians to help host and supervise each craft session. 

Quincy Junior High School – 8:32am to 10:18am (2nd and 3rd periods, QJHS Rifle Range) – CO2 Races – 9th grade shop classes designed and carved dragsters out of basswood.  Students spent two weeks designing, sketching, sanding, filing, painting, and assembling the dragsters.  A CO2 cartridge is then placed in each car and they are raced competitively. 

Quincy Junior High School – 7:15 pm – QJHS Christmas Musicale – QJHS concert band and choirs will perform holiday music. 

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21st

Dewey Elementary School9am – All-school Holiday Program - All classes will sing holiday songs to celebrate the holiday season. 

Washington Elementary School – 9am (and continues every 45 minutes) – “How the Grinch Stole Xmas” - Julie Bice, will perform an interactive performance of "How the Grinch Stole Xmas".  Each grade level performance will be approximately 30 minutes in length.  Students will get to participate.

Baldwin Intermediate School – 9:30am – Carol and Coin – Coins will be collected and donated to the Good News Campaign.  QJHS boys choir will provide the musical entertainment. 


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