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Davenport West Speech And Debate Students Qualify For National Tournament

February 13th, 2024
Davenport West Speech And Debate Students Qualify For National Tournament

Congratulations to the Davenport West Speech and Debate National Qualifiers, Elliot Griffith in Dramatic Interpretation and Trinity Merrick in Informative Speaking! They will compete at the National Tournament in Des Moines in June.    Read More

Rock Island’s Edison Junior High Teaches Children About Podcasting

February 8th, 2024
Rock Island's Edison Junior High Teaches Children About Podcasting

Students in Edison Jr. High’s Publications Class are taking on a new project this year. For eighth grader Nora Clark, it was an easy decision. “That’s all I really talk about is shoes,” said Nora. The elevation behind sneakers is the topic she chose for her podcast. Nora and the rest of her classmates in Publications Class have been tasked with making a podcast. “I wanted to expose my students to different media and I enjoyed listening to podcasts myself,” said Publications teacher Lauren Hall. Seventh and eighth graders in the class got to choose the topic... Read More

LeClaire Community Library Undergoing Renovations In February

February 7th, 2024
LeClaire Community Library Undergoing Renovations In February

The LeClaire Community Library will be recarpeted and painted in February 2024, with preparations underway now. This project will result in a unified color palette throughout the building, and better flow and flexibility in the library space. It was financed by the City of LeClaire, with assistance from the Friends of LeClaire Community Library. This project is also the recipient of a Hubbell-Waterman Foundation grant in the amount of $5000, to purchase new furniture for the Children’s Area. This major update to the library’s appearance will officially begin February 5 and is scheduled to be... Read More

Friendship Manor Partners With Rock Island Community Foundation

February 6th, 2024
Friendship Manor Partners With Rock Island Community Foundation

Friendship Manor has partnered with the Rock Island Community Foundation to be their FIRST nonprofit entity to establish an Agency Endowment Fund with the Foundation. This Endowment Fund will help support Friendship Manor’s charitable care mission, enabling the Manor to continue its hallmark virtue of never asking a resident to leave, simply because they’ve outlived their resources. Friendship Manor has an 80+ year history of serving seniors in Rock Island and from surrounding communities. Many people don’t know that Friendship Manor is a nonprofit organization providing over $1,000,000... Read More

Rock Island High School Debate Team Takes Home Trophies From Illinois State Tourney

February 1st, 2024
Rock Island High School Debate Team Takes Home Trophies From Illinois State Tourney

Congratulations to the Rock Island Debate team for their outstanding performance at Saturday’s tournament. Competing against the top programs in the state, the Rocks took home three team trophies and three additional individual medals. Leading the way for the Rocks was the team of Olivia Seidlitz and Haleigh Laud who finished the day with a perfect 4-0 record while taking home first-place honors in the JV/sophomore division of Public Forum. In the Novice/freshman division of Public Forum, the team of Sage Ray and Ethan Ignatius finished 2nd overall while the team of Myaels Hoffeditz and Maddie... Read More

Bettendorf High School Robotics Teams Advance To Iowa State Competition

January 30th, 2024
Bettendorf High School Robotics Teams Advance To Iowa State Competition

Shout out to Bettendorf High School Robotics Teams!! Both teams advance to state! . UBett won the Innovate Award. Top Bot won the Design Award! Way to go Robotics!  Read More

Rock Island High School Wrestlers Finish Second At Western Big Six Conference Tourney

January 30th, 2024
Rock Island High School Wrestlers Finish Second At Western Big Six Conference Tourney

The Rocks wrestled at Wharton Field House last night in the Western Big Six Conference Tournament, taking 2nd as a team, finishing just behind Quincy. Individual placers were Mauricio Parker (3rd), Truth Vesey (1st), Merrick Stockwell (3rd), Daniel McGhee (1st), Antonio Parker (1st), Amare Overton (1st), Rowan Stockwell (3rd), and Andrew Marquez (1st).  Read More

Rock Island High School Girls Wrestling Pins Down Honors At IHSA Regional

January 29th, 2024

The Rock Island High School Girls’ Wrestling Team took 9th out of 33 teams today at the IHSA Regional! Placing in the top 6 and moving on to Sectionals are Lucy Mass (4th), Sanaa Hampton (3rd), and Courtney Walls (2nd).    Read More

Illinois Animal Shelter Sponsoring Senior Pets Adoption Program

January 23rd, 2024
Illinois Animal Shelter Sponsoring Senior Pets Adoption Program

QCAWC is proud to be partnering with Pets for the Elderly! Seniors, 60 years old and older, can adopt an adult dog for a reduced adoption fee of $50 and adopt an adult cat for a reduced adoption fee is $25. Help us make the difference in the lives of seniors and the lives of adult shelter animals by considering adoption from QCAWC!  Read More

Rock Island Rocks Take Home Honors At Clinton Wrestling Tourney

January 22nd, 2024
Rock Island Rocks Take Home Honors At Clinton Wrestling Tourney

The Rock Island Rocks battled today at the Bob Lueders invite in Clinton, IA against top ranked wrestlers from IL, IA, and WI. The team took 7th out of 21 and individual placers were Mauricio Parker (4th), Truth Vesey (2nd), Merrick Stockwell (5th), Daniel McGhee (1st), Temar Hudson (7th), Antonio Parker (6th), Amare Overton (1st), and Andrew Marquez (2nd).  Read More