Schools

At What Age?
With the impending strike next week, it has left several Quincy Public School parents scrambling to find child care for their children. So what is the legal age you can leave a child at home alone in Illinois?
Could Blue Devil Basketball End a Potential Teacher Strike?
With a potential teacher strike looming for the Quincy School District, plans are being formulated on both sides of issue. Picket line schedules will need to be worked out for the teachers, the school district will need to be working on post strike plans for lost days from a strike and working paren…
QPS Sends Letter to Parents
With The Quincy Union of Federation Teachers planning to strike next week, Quincy Public Schools sends out a letter to all QPS Parents.
What Happens to QPS Students?
If you have a child attending QPS, I am sure that you are paying close attention to the appending teachers strike; I know I am. All attention has been focused on the meetings of QPS officials and union reps, but no one has said anything about what happens to the students.
Teachers and Quincy School Board Still at Odds
There is another meeting tonight to avert a potential teacher strike in the Quincy Public School System. The Teachers Union wants a 1.45 percent salary increase for teachers, faculty and staff.  The School District is offering a 1.3 percent salary increase for all union employees.
Teachers and Quincy School District Still at Odds
There is another meeting tonight to avert a potential teacher strike in the Quincy Public School System. The Teachers Union wants a 1.45 percent salary increase for teachers, faculty and staff.  The School District is offering a 1.3 percent salary increase for all union employees.
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 …

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