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30-Year: Class of 1989

Can you believe it’s been 30 years? It’s time to celebrate with dinner, dancing and drinks! BUY TICKETS About this Event 6pm doors open 7pm dinner Date And Time Sat, June 29, 2019 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM CDT Location Cedar Crest Country Club 3312 North 36th Street Quincy, IL 62305 View Map DJ will…

50-Year: Class of 1970

Reunion Planning Meeting Saturday, June 15th • 2:00pm Cedar Crest A planning meeting has been set for Saturday, June 15th at 2pm at Cedar Crest for our 50th reunion. It can’t be that many! Please put this announcement out there on your social media or wherever to spead the word so we can get this…

Rain and Severe Weather Plan for Dream Big in Color Run

Rain If there is rain, we will still hold the run! Lightning or Severe Weather If there is lightning or severe weather predicted, we will announce a one to two hour delay at 8:00am. If there is still threat of severe weather by 10:00am we will cancel the event. Refunds Unfortunately, due to the expenses…

50-Year Reunion: QHS Class of 1969

Date: July 19, 2019 – Mixer  7pm – 11pm July 20, 2019 – Reunion Dinner: Cocktails@6pm, Dinner@7pm, Social Hour to Follow Place: Quincy Country Club Contacts: Jeanne Ritterbusch Thomas, 217-653-3151, rjtomus5@yahoo.com, 1rogo2010@gmail.com Bobbi Kaiser Vollrath Drew Boster  ‭(563) 370-2654‬ Class of 1969 Anyone with access to yearbooks, please contact Jeanne! The class would also like to find anyone…

35-Year Reunion: QHS Class of 1984

The QHS Class of 1984 will be holding its 35th Reunion on September 20th and 21st, 2019. Friday the 20th will be at Flinn Stadium during the football game and Saturday the 21st will be at the Dock from 6pm till closing. All 1984 alumni are highly encouraged to send their contact information (to include…

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…

QPS to Break Ground on Final K-5 Elementary School

Work Begins on QPS Harrison Site Quincy, IL, February 27, 2018– On Monday, March 19th at 10:00 a.m. at the Harrison Site located at 4100 Harrison, Quincy Public Schools will mark the start of construction on their 5th new K-5 Elementary School. This celebrates the final phase of the construction of five new elementary schools…

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,…

Quincy Early Childhood Elementary celebrates 50 years of Head Start

Head Start programs around the country are celebrating Head Starts 50th anniversary. This is a national program that was apart of president Johnson’s war on poverty and gives every vulnerable child an opportunity to succeed. The national Association for the advancement of young child celebrates this week each year to honor those who work within…