QUINCY — Quincy Notre Dame High School recently learned 14 students from the Class of 2023 were recognized as Illinois State Scholars. This award is given annually by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to students who rank in the top 10 percent of high school seniors in the state. Selection is based on a combination […]
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Ashley and Bob get you ready to go vote today and then Gina Bergman tells us what this year’s QND Extravaganza has in store for friends and alumni of Quincy Notre Dame.
QUINCY — The Quincy Notre Dame Foundation announced Friday the 2022 QND Fund Drive raised $576,512 in gifts and pledges, exceeding its goal by more than $116,000. This is the largest amount raised through the QND Fund Drive since its inception in 1977. “I am extremely pleased with the generosity and sacrifice our constituents made to support […]
QUINCY — Quincy Notre Dame announced its homecoming royalty during an assembly Wednesday afternoon. The homecoming parade will be held Thursday night, the homecoming football game is set for Friday night and the homecoming dance is set for Saturday night. Pictured above, front row from left: 3rd Junior Attendant: Violet Ehrhart, daughter of Mark and Gail […]
It is the sixth state championship for the QND girls soccer program, matching the girls basketball program for the most in school history.
QUINCY — Quincy Notre Dame High School graduated its second class of 83 students on May 15. The commencement address was given by John Spring, former mayor of Quincy and past executive director of the QND Foundation. Ray Heilmann, former Quincy Notre Dame principal, gave the invocation. Msgr. Leo Enlow, pastor of The Church of […]
QUINCY — An assistant coach on Quincy Notre Dame’s girls basketball state championship team was arrested Thursday and is lodged in the Adams County Jail on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. The Quincy Police Department began an investigation involving a possible inappropriate relationship between a coach/trainer and a 16-year-old Quincy juvenile. The juvenile […]
The Quincy Catholic School Education Leadership team will host a series of meetings at four Quincy parishes this weekend in order to discuss the future of Catholic education in Quincy.
Welcome to today’s three thoughts and Vol. 228 of The Daily Dirt. Let’s celebrate the current high school basketball season and already start looking ahead to next year.
QUINCY — Parishioners of Quincy and Hannibal’s Catholic churches will be asked to contribute funds to the Quincy Notre Dame Fund Drive during the school’s Commitment Weekend on March 5-6. More than 4,000 Catholic families will hear testimonies from QND students during Mass and be asked for pledges and donations. This year’s fund drive has […]
SPRINGFIELD — Winning a 10th Illinois Drill Team Association Class A pom championship on Saturday in the Bank of Springfield Center was certainly special for the Quincy Notre Dame pom team. However, QND coach Jennifer Duesterhaus said this title was particularly rewarding after the way the team saw its nine-year championship streak end last year. […]
Quincy Notre Dame is about to renew this challenge as it kicks-off its 45th Fund Drive with a goal of $460,500. Each year, two chairpersons take up the fundraising challenge to invest in future leaders of the community. This year, Lydia (Keck) Miller ’04 and Scott Smith are joining numerous others who previously donated leadership to the campaign as chairpersons.
Scott Smith and Lydia Miller
QUINCY — Ten students from the senior class at Quincy Notre Dame recently were recognized as Illinois State Scholars. This award is given annually by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to students who rank in the top 10 percent of high school seniors in the state. Selection is based on a combination of ACT or […]
QUINCY — Five Quincy Notre Dame students recently were named 2022 All-State musicians by the Illinois Music Education Association. Auditions were held throughout the state at nearly 300 Illinois high schools. Illinois students in grades 10-12 who were selected for the district level ensemble (QND is in District 4) are eligible for All-State. To be considered […]
QUINCY — Girls in preschool through eighth grade are invited to participated in the Quincy Notre Dame Pom Camp from 5:45 p.m. to halftime of the varsity boys basketball game (which starts at 7:30 p.m.) on Dec. 11 at the Pit. Participants should enter the school in the main lobby and check in at the […]
The Quincy Notre Dame Kindness Club organized a QND Food Drive which raised more than $5,200 in November. QND students, staff, families and friends participated in this drive, which benefited Quincy Catholic Charities. Members and moderators of the QND Kindness club presented a check for $5,200 Monday to Kevin Williams of Quincy Catholic Charities.
The Rotund Stuffer had a fabulous weekend, thanks to taking in a couple of high school football playoff games in Missouri and Illinois, respectively. Today’s three thoughts were spurred by that experience. Welcome to Vol. 121 of the Daily Dirt. 1. The local high school football season is waning, so it’s time for the inaugural […]
QUINCY — Seventeen Quincy Notre Dame music students were recently selected by audition to participate in the ILMEA District IV Festival to be held Nov. 6 at Western Illinois University in Macomb. All-District Band – Elias Rabe, junior, flute; Ella Damm, senior, contra-alto clarinet; Paul Steinkamp, sophomore, trumpet All-District Chorus – Ryan Bergman, sophomore; Olivia Fuqua, senior; […]
Photos from Thursday night’s Quincy Notre Dame Homecoming Parade courtesy of Quincy Notre Dame and Erin Humphrey Haugh.
QUINCY– The Quincy Notre Dame Foundation has announced that the 2021 QND Fund Drive raised $571,623 in gifts and pledges, exceeding its goal by more than $124,000. This is the largest amount raised through the QND Fund Drive since its inception in 1977. “We worked very hard this year to ensure no stone was left unturned. We […]
QUINCY — Educators throughout Quincy are scrambling to put together plans to implement a vaccine mandate issued Thursday by Gov. JB Pritzker that must be in place by Sept. 5. All P-12 teachers and staff, all higher education personnel and all higher education students must be vaccinated. People who can’t or won’t receive the vaccine […]
QUINCY — The news out of Springfield certainly made Kurt Stuckman take notice. Sacred Heart-Griffin High School, a Catholic preparatory school on Springfield’s near west side, announced last month its plan to freeze tuition through at least 2025. Tuition for SHG students for the coming school year is $9,650 per year. It was raised from $9,300 […]
QUINCY — High temperatures and humidity which meteorologists turn into the better-take-note-of-these heat indexes greeted high school athletes for the official start of the fall sports season. Don’t think for a moment that turned into an excuse to take a play off or slug through a drill. Quincy Notre Dame football coach Jack Cornell drove […]
QUINCY — Troy Potts offered Grant Hyer the opportunity to avoid regret. The former Quincy Notre Dame two-sport standout didn’t hesitate seizing it. Potts, a graduate assistant coach with the Quincy University men’s basketball program, invited Hyer to an informal tryout at Pepsi Arena in June. After showcasing his skills in a series of pickup […]
QUINCY — Johnny Ray, a 2017 graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School, was selected in the 12th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday by the Chicago White Sox. Ray, 22, is a 6-foot-2, 220-pound right-handed pitcher. He recently completed his second season at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. He […]
Quincy Notre Dame vs Timothy Christian live online today at 1 pm in the Class 1A semi-finals at Hoffman Estates High School. The link below is through the IHSA and it is a paid link that you must sign up for.