Letter to the Editor: Dade is talking about equity, while administration is talking about equality

I enjoyed reading Mr. Gough’s article on Mr. Dade speaking to the QHS School Board. It was very well written and is a topic that needs to be discussed. In my opinion, Mr. Dade is talking about equity, while the administration is talking about equality, which we all know are two separate things. Equity in…

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Superintendent says additional security measures to be implemented after student takes airsoft gun on bus

QUINCY — A Baldwin Elementary School student who had an unloaded airsoft gun on a school bus Friday afternoon faces disciplinary action, and Superintendent Todd Pettit said he will be working with the Quincy Public Schools’ security department to implement additional security measures in all public schools beginning Monday. In a press release, Pettit said…

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Quincy School Board approves tentative tax levy

QUINCY — The Quincy School Board approved its tentative 2022 $42.873 tax levy Tuesday. The Board will have a public hearing on the levy at its December 14 board meeting and will consider at tax rate of $3.93, down from the previous year’s rate of $3.99. Adams County estimates the taxes for 2022-23 will have…

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Quincy School District ‘not mandating anything’ in regard to COVID, but Quincy doctor asks for public statement

QUINCY — Superintendent Todd Pettit and School Board President Shelley Arns both said Wednesday night the Quincy School District’s policies about COVID are … well, back to what they were before anyone had ever heard of COVID. “We’ve posted on our website our typical flu criteria and what we typically do,” Pettit said after Wednesday’s School Board…

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