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Three Rock Island Principals Promoted To Grants And Teaching Departments

June 8th, 2022
Three Rock Island Principals Promoted To Grants And Teaching Departments

Three principals will move to the Grants Department and Teaching and Learning Department The Board of Education approved new appointments of three principals at the Special Meeting on Wednesday, June 1: Lance Clark was named as Assistant Director of Grants, Assessment and Accountability. Recently, Mr. Clark has served as Principal of Frances Willard Elementary since 2016. As an administrator, Lance established a data-driven atmosphere. and led the Frances Willard School team from “Lowest Performing” rating to “Commendable” performance rating on the Illinois School Report... Read More

Cafeteria Karaoke! Rock Island Students Serenade Their Classmates Over Lunch

May 21st, 2022
Cafeteria Karaoke! Rock Island Students Serenade Their Classmates Over Lunch

If you stopped by Washington Jr. High School during lunch period, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll hear music. But it’s where the music is coming from that will surprise you when you step inside the cafeteria. Students will volunteer and confidently stand up in front of the entire cafeteria and sing karaoke. Covering a variety of songs by artists like Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, and the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. It all started after the school received a remodel. Part of that project was to remodel the school’s cafeteria. Staff had the idea to have a screen installed... Read More

YWCA Quad Cities Race Against Racism Racing on May 22nd

May 11th, 2021
YWCA Quad Cities Race Against Racism Racing on May 22nd

A dozen outstanding Quad Citizens will be honored as part of the YWCA Quad Cities 3rd-annual Race Against Racism on May 22, presented by IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union. A special recognition ceremony will be held at the post-race party at Lindsay Park Yacht Club, Village of East Davenport. The race started in 2019, featuring a 5k run/walk and a 1-mile fun-run; however, the most important part of this event is honoring individuals who are standing firmly and intentionally against racism and doing this through their words, choices and actions, according to a Tuesday YWCA release. “At YWCA Quad... Read More