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First Day of School Always Brings Tears and Hugs

You can expect tears to flow and hugs galore this week. It happens every year in August. The first ever day of school for your youngster will fill the eyes of moms and dads with tears like no other cry. Watching little Johnny or Janie get on the bus or walk into the school are moments a parent will never ever forget.

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Harry Kerr,BIPs,Getty Images

“Back to School” – Yuck!

“Back to School.” Those were three little words I hated to hear when I was a youngster. When I was a kid, I must have ridden my bicycle hundreds of miles during the summer, going from one park to another to get into a pickup baseball game.

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Illinois State Police Remind Driver’s Schools Are Opening

Illinois State Police (ISP) District 20 Commander, Lieutenant Jon Dively, would like to remind motorists that area schools will soon open their doors and begin the new school year.  The start of the school year means an increase in pedestrian and vehicular traffic around schools.

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Daniel Hurst

School Bus Drivers Needed

Some 23 million students get up each morning in America and catch the school bus to transport them to school. For the person behind the wheel, the responsibilities are great and don’t just involve the driving of the bus. Unfortunately, in many school districts around the country, including Quincy School District 172, there is a shortage of school bus drivers.

The District is actively looking for new drivers, so we took the opportunity to interview Dan Bartelt, the School Bus Driver Training Director for District 172, and asked him just what is involved in becoming a bus driver for the School District.

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Photo by: Arthur Aubry
Photo by: Arthur Aubry

Summer School Speed Zones are Still in Effect

I was driving past Quincy Junior High School and realized I was going over the 20 MPH speed limit for a school zone. Then I thought, well school is out so that speed restriction no longer exists, right? Wrong!

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J.W.C.C. to Offer Financial Aid Filing Nights

The John Wood Community College Financial Aid Office will hold Financial Aid Filing Nights to help families and students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The program is free and open to the public, with no reservations required.

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Which Area High School Basketball Team Will Have the Best Season? [Poll]

With Thanksgiving approaching, Quincy Senior High School is about to kick off its basketball season with their annual Thanksgiving Tourney. Which also means high school basketball is getting underway across the region. We want to know who you think will have the best basketball season this year.

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One or Two Quincy Drivers a Day Illegally Pass a School Bus [Interview]

Every single day thousands of school children enter and exit a school bus as part of their regular day's activity. With each school bus stop comes the possibility of an accident to happen. In talking with Dan Bartelt, a Certified School Bus Driver Instructor, he revealed on the Y101 Radio Morning Show that every single day 1 or 2 drivers report people who fail to stop for a stopped school bus with lights flashing.

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Payson Seymour High School Cheerleaders Alumni Basketball Game

Get ready because things are happening at Payson Seymour High School. The Cheerleaders do this every year to kick off the basketball season. It is the Annual Alumni Basketball Game at Payson Seymour High School.

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Carlos Alvares, Getty Images

First Ever Day of School Always Brings Tears and Hugs

You can expect tears to flow and hugs galore this week. It happens every year in August. The first ever day of school for your youngster will fill the eyes of moms and dads with tears like no other cry. Watching little Johnny or Janie get on the bus or walk into school are moments a parent will never forget.

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