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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Quincy teacher honored with WGEM Golden Apple

Originally published by WGEM on January 22, 2015 QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) – Students at Monroe Elementary in Quincy serenaded Mrs. Emily Pool when we surprised her with a WGEM Golden Apple Award this week.  The third grade teacher was speechless as the school sang a song about how much they appreciate her. It was clear…

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Rallying Around The Coach

By MATT SCHUCKMAN Herald Whig Sports Editor Andy Douglas wasn’t expecting a sendoff quite like this. Set to coach his first game as the Quincy High School boys basketball team’s head coach, Douglas was treated Wednesday to a pep rally at Washington Elementary School, where he is the physical education instructor. The school staff, with…

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