55-Year: Class of 1965 – CANCELLED

Dear 1965 QHS Alums, Tonight at our meeting, after much deliberation, we have decided to cancel the 2022 Reunion in August of this year. I will post this on the QHS Class of 65 page and QHS Alumni page on Facebook, along with instructions for classmates to update their contact information. Committee members, please cancel…

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April 13 Deadline for Teacher Grants

Update: Application Deadline Pushed Back to April 13. In wake of the QPS school closings, we want to allow a bit more time for educators to apply, so we’ve pushed our application deadline back to Monday, April 13. Attention QPS staff! Don’t miss the spring window for QPSF Teacher Grant applications. Grants are available in many…

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Kathleen Dooley Aspiring Musician Scholarship 2020

The Kathleen Dooley Aspiring Musician Scholarship was established through the leadership of QHS Alum, Ryan Jude Tanner (Class of ’97), who founded The Kathleen Dooley Endowment for Advancement of Students of Music and the Arts in 2019. Nearly three generations of Kathi’s students contributed to the fund. It is a $500 scholarship awarded annually to a current QHS Sophomore…

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Dream Big 2019 Annual Campaign Launch

The QPS Foundation will launch its 2019 Dream Big Annual Campaign on Monday, September 16 from 5:30pm  to 7:00pm in the Commons and east courtyard area at QHS. All supporters and stakeholders are invited to join this year’s Campaign Chairs, John and Dale Stevenson, as we announce our campaign goal and Dream Big honoree. Light…

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2018 Dream Big Annual Campaign Exceeds Goal

Quincy, Illinois – The Quincy Public Schools Foundation ended its 2018 Dream Big Annual Campaign on a high note, exceeding the $150,000 goal by over $60,000, with a final total of $212,750. Executive Director, Kent Embree stated, “We are incredibly grateful to the Quincy community members and businesses who gave to this year’s campaign. Without…

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Former Adams School students thrilled to see their children’s book being distributed to preschoolers

What started as a fun assignment for 30 Adams School third-graders last year has blossomed into a powerful educational tool that may impact local preschoolers for years to come. The assignment involved the creation of a children’s book designed to help youngsters learn how to read and recite their ABCs. Under the supervision of Sarah Guilford,…

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