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Backpacks banned from Rock Island High School classrooms  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - Students at Rock Island High School will not be allowed to bring their backpacks or purses to class when they return for their first day on ...



Q-C native Whitaker named interim Rock Island High School principal  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Moline native Jeff Whitaker has been named interim principal of Rock Island High School after the Rock Island-Milan School Board voted 5-2 ...



Police called to Rock Island High School for aggravated battery report  Quad-Cities Online

The Rock Island County State's Attorney's Office is reviewing a juvenile case for possible charges after police were called Thursday morning to Rock Island High ...



Rock Island High School  Quad City Times

ROCK ISLAND High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 348 students:



Rock Island’s football game moved up to 6 p.m. due to more rain  WQAD Moline

Friday, August 24th's The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally is being moved indoors because of rain.



Rock Island pep rally could be indoors, if it's raining  WQAD Moline

We are super excited for the start of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally for the 2018 season.



Rock Island schools pushing forward  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — He spoke with passion and pride, highlighting the many great things happening with Rock Island-Milan schools.



38 receive Austin honors in Rock Island  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — A total of 38 Rock Island High School seniors are starting the new school year as 2018 Charles O. Austin Jr. Scholars.



Rock Island's Brea Beal closing in on big decision  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — On Nov. 8, Brea Beal will celebrate her 18th birthday with what is expected to be a really big party.



Rocky, Moline hold contest to raise the most books during football game  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois-- Fans walking into Almquist Field Friday night were ready to watch the historic football rivalry between Rock Island and Moline High ...



Rock Island students and parents demand answers after “confusing” lockdown  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - Rock Island students are demanding better communication after a lockdown at the high school. The lockdown happened on ...



Rocky grads celebrate success and look forward to the future  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE — Blue skies and bright sunshine set the perfect tone Saturday for Rock Island High School's graduation ceremony.



Rally at the Rock | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Rock Island High School hosts the annual "Rally at the Rock" to welcome back students from summer vacation Friday, August 3, 2018 at the High School.



Rock Island High School first-semester honor roll  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND -- Officials at Rock Island High School announced the honor roll for the first semester of the 2017-18 school year.



Rock Island High School sets consequences for planned student walkout  KWQC-TV6

On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, students across the nation are walking out to protest gun violence in schools. Students at Rock Island High ...



Rock Island's Beal commits to South Carolina  Quad City Times

Brea Beal's birthday came with everything, including a college decision.



Geneseo Maple Leafs hold off Rock Island Rocks in volleyball  Quad-Cities Online

GENESEO 26-25,. ROCK ISLAND 24-20. ROCK ISLAND — Staying alive. That is how the Geneseo volleyball team finished off a 26-24, 25-20 sweep of Rock ...



Rock Island Labor Day parade is Monday morning  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — The 34th annual Rock Island Labor Day Parade will step off at 9:30 a.m. Monday.



Moline and Rock Island Special Olympics athletes score big in sportsmanship  WQAD Moline

There were smiles all around from players and fans from both sides during an exhibition game between the Moline High School and Rock Island High School ...



Rock Island High grad is the new Miss Iowa  Quad-Cities Online

DAVENPORT — What a difference four years have made for Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw.



Rock Island High School lockdown "precautionary"  KWQC-TV6

Parents were asking questions when heard Rock Island High School students were placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon. We received numerous calls ...



Rock Island sisters bring fashion to events  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND. Haley Walker, 23 and her sister, Lauren Corwin, 27, are now in month two of a bold, innovative idea. They are selling young women's clothing at ...



Programs Help Rock Island-Milan Students “See” the Future  WQAD Moline

The Rock Island-Milan School District is using two programs to help its students figure out what they want to do when they grow up. The first program is Rock ...



Rock Island's JaMir Price commits to play basketball at Bradley  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island senior basketball player JaMir Price was a little frustrated as he was having a very good spring and summer for the Quad City ...



Rock Island-Milan schools won't hire search firm for new principal  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island-Milan board members chose Tuesday not to move forward with plans to spend $7000 to search for a new Rock Island High ...



Rock Island County Board District 18 candidate: Rodney K. Simmer  Quad-Cities Online

Candidates for contested races in Henry, Mercer and Rock Island counties were asked to respond to questionnaires. The answers submitted by this candidate ...



Rock Island scoreboards a long process worth it  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — In 2011, Rock Island football coach Vic Boblett and athletic director Bob Swanson thought they had a plan in place to install a huge new ...



Q-C students will travel to Germany  Quad-Cities Online

Since 2004, the German department at Rock Island High School has partnered with the city of Rottenburg, Germany, in a German-American Partnership ...



Rocky musicians break out of shell with Turtle Island  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Grammy-winning veterans and teenage musicians will come together in a performance Saturday, as Turtle Island String Quartet will partner ...



Schedule changes ahead for RI high school, junior highs  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — New school start times are coming for many students in the Rock Island-Milan School District, with new schedules planned for Rock Island ...



Rock Island High School students protest gun violence during walkout  KWQC-TV6

Wednesday, 30 students at Rock Island High School joined a nationwide 'walkout' movement. Students walked out of class and stood in solidarity holding signs ...



Second annual Chasson Randlle Camp growing this year  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Bigger and more streamlined, the second annual “Chasson's Dream Big Youth Camp” is expected to be another huge hit this summer.



Big 6 questions for Big 6 football | QC Prep Sports  Quad-Cities Online

Sports reporter Jeff Wendland takes a preseason look at Big 6 football.



Prep Softball: Moline at Rock Island | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Rock Island sweeps Moline during Western Big 6 doubleheader Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Frances Willard School. Lady Rocks beat Moline, 12-1 and 9-2.



Rock Island County Board District 23 candidate: Dale R. Muller  Quad-Cities Online

Candidates for contested races in Henry, Mercer and Rock Island counties were asked to respond to questionnaires. The answers submitted by this candidate ...



Photos: A look at last week's Q-C high school sports  Quad-Cities Online

091718-rock-island-geneseo-02a.jpg Buy Now Rock Island's Carlee Camlin (8) goes to set a play for her teammates while playing against Geneseo at Rock ...



Rocky principal resigns  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island-Milan school board members returned from a closed session late Tuesday to approve the resignation and separation agreement ...



Prep softball: Rock Island at Alleman | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Alleman Pioneers girls softball hosting the Rock Island Rocks at the Alleman Sports Complex.



Metro Pacesetter: Nothing comes easy for Rocky's Wilson  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — One might wonder if Rock Island junior running back Davion Wilson will ever get to have a normal high school football season.



Hall staying "home" as RI girls' coach  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Henry Hall always had it in the back of his mind that he wanted to be a head basketball coach at some point. When he began teaching.



Rock Island line is a mighty good line  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — An offensive line at any level of football is normally a family — sometimes a little disjointed, but always a close-knit group of big guys.



Backpacks banned from classrooms at many Q-C school districts  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — A Rock Island-Milan School District policy change this year requires Rock Island High School students to leave backpacks and purses behind ...



Rock Island-Milan School District will offer free, summer meal program  KWQC-TV6

Rock Island schools will offer free breakast and lunch to kids ages 0 to 18 who live in the Rock Island-Milan district.



Washington Wizards sign Rock Island's Chasson Randle  Quad-Cities Online

Chasson Randle enjoyed his NBA signings with the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers in 2016, but this one just seemed different.



Trampoline and Tumbling Northern Illinois State Championship | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling Association, Northern Illinois State Championship held Saturday and Sunday, at the Rock Island High School Fieldhouse.



Pioneers get a big win to finish quadrangular on a high  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — High school volleyball is such an up-and-down game. When things are going well, they seem to keep going well. When they go badly, they go ...



Class 3A Rock Island Girls Sectional Track Meet  Quad-Cities Online

Rock Island hosts the 3A Girls Sectional Track and Field Meet Friday, May 11, 2018. Competing schools included Bradley-Bourbonnais, United Township, Joliet, ...



Hancock will run for Rock Island County Board  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Libby Hancock of Rock Island has announced her candidacy for the Rock Island County Board's District 18.



Rocky Resource Room already has helped 250 kids  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Organizers say an idea to help Rock Island High School students with the basics, including toiletries and food, has now helped at least 250 ...



Prep Softball: Rock Island at United Township | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Softball action from game two of a double-header between Rock Island at United Township. Rock Island won both games 12-1 (six innings) and 12-1 (five ...



Hard work has Rock Island graduate Myers leading Scots  Quad-Cities Online

It took his high school basketball coach to give Grant Myers the push to become a great college baseball player.



FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A look back at prep sports from 5 years ago this week  Quad-Cities Online

Geneseo's Luke Snyder moves the ball close to the goal line during first half action Friday night in Geneseo as Sterling's Alex Soriano tries to stop him. At the ...



Rock the House bowling tourney coming up  Quad-Cities Online

The Rock Island High School bowling team will host its 13th annual Rock the House in memory of coach Bill Hooks on Sunday at Backyard Bowl in Milan.



Martin will soon Celebrate much larger Rock Island store  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Sheleigh Martin keeps doubling her pleasure — and her shop.



R.I. teacher, school board member Earl Strupp dies  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Earl “Skip” Strupp III, a longtime Rock Island High School English teacher and school board member, died Monday night at age 74.



The late Jack Carroll was a coach who cared about people  Quad-Cities Online

My son and I stepped to the Niabi Zoo ticket window one day when Shoeless was all of age 4.



Alleman students look forward to bringing 'Hairspray' to life  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — It is slightly north of 8 a.m. on a crisp and cloudy fall morning. Cars are buzzing about the Alleman Catholic High School parking lot.



Four districts earn top ratings | Education  Quad-Cities Online

Four schools in Rock Island County's 10 school districts have received exemplary status, the highest possible ranking, on the Illinois Report Card for 2018.



Rocky's Willies on Browns roster | Professional Sports  Quad-Cities Online

CLEVELAND (AP) — Defensive linemen Carl Nassib and Jamie Meder were among five players released as the Browns continue their massive roster overhaul.



Rock Island County clerk candidate: Karen Kinney  Quad-Cities Online

Candidates for contested races in Henry, Mercer and Rock Island counties were asked to respond to questionnaires. The answers submitted by this candidate ...



Rock Island's Randle signs with Washington Wizards  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — It was either a move back to Europe or another shot at the NBA. Chasson Randle knew he had to follow his dream.



Big names roam Champaign this weekend: RI’s Beal among women’s hoops recruits  Quad-Cities Online

There are plenty of big weekends for major college programs. This weekend the Fighting Illini men and women's basketball program will have some of the ...



Girls golf: Barrington's Schoeck prepares for one final season of fun  Chicago Daily Herald

Barrington hall of fame girls coach Jodi Schoeck is retiring from her position following this season. "I guess you could say I have reached the 19th hole," said ...



Learn about RIHS history at Nov. 8 program  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND -- Did you know that the current Rock Island High School building, at 1400 25th Ave., is the fifth in the school's history?



Schools credit new sales tax receipts for $11M in improvements  Quad-Cities Online

More than $11 million has now flowed to Rock Island County schools for facility improvements in 1 percent sales tax funding.



Moline's Bey-Buie loves life in the Quad-Citles  Quad-Cities Online

Moline junior running back Harrison Bey-Buie is this week's Dispatch-Argus-QCOnline Metro Pacesetter. Bey-Buie ran for 181 yards and two touchdowns in a ...



Prep Soccer: Rock Island at Orion-Sherrard United  Quad-Cities Online

Orion-Sherrard United beats Rock Island, 2-0, Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Orion High School.



Prep Softball: UT at Rock Island | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

United Township travels to Rock Island to play a Western Big 6 conference game Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Frances Willard School.



Hillcrest Resort in Orion sued over 2016 pool death of Rock Island teen  WQAD Moline

MOLINE, Illinois -- The mother of a Rock Island teenager who died following a pool accident at the Hillcrest Resort in Orion, Illinois in May 2016 is suing the ...



Rock Island photographer captures unique light, angles  Quad-Cities Online

DAVENPORT — A few years ago, Jerry Woods saw the light. Now he's spreading it.



Q-C native puts family first when picking new career  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — The man, closing in on age 40, pauses and puts his right hand to his heart.



High school students kick-off Student Hunger Drive contest  WQAD Moline

DAVENPORT, Iowa-- The 33rd Annual Student Hunger Drive kicked-off Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Students from 17 different high schools came together to make ...



Black Hawk College grads challenged to remember "Bill's story"  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE -- Interim Black Hawk College President Dr. John Erwin challenged graduates to "remember Bill's story" Thursday night. The Black Hawk College ...



Rock Island County Board District 18 candidate: Libby Hancock  Quad-Cities Online

Candidates for contested races in Henry, Mercer and Rock Island counties were asked to respond to questionnaires. The answers submitted by this candidate ...



RI's Beal wins Ms. Basketball, again  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — A year ago, Rock Island girls' basketball star Brea Beal's jaw dropped when she learned she was named Illinois' Ms. Basketball.



Seniors' stories lead to scholarship  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND -- A writing club started by a Rock Island High School student at Friendship Manor, a senior living center, resulted in a published book filled with ...



Watch Orion High School crank the level to extreme  WQAD Moline

ORION, Illinois- Week one of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally was fantastic at Rock Island High School, and we kicked it up another notch at Orion High School ...



Rocky Resource Room to serve students in need of clothing, other items  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island High School students in need soon will have access to clothing, hygiene products and other staples through a new Rocky ...



National School Walkout at Moline High School | Local  Quad-Cities Online

Moline High School estimates that 870 students participated in the National School Walkout Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Moline. The students exited the ...



Geneseo voting to join Western Big 6 Conference  Quad-Cities Online

One of the most stable conferences in the state of Illinois may be growing bigger and better in the coming days, the Dispatch-Argus-QCOnline learned Tuesday.



Rocky comes alive in new book  Quad City Times

In October 1972 — against a background of national angst about the Vietnam War and simmering racial tension — several disturbances broke out at Rock Island ...



Two high schools put on “precautionary” lock downs  WQAD Moline

KNOXVILLE, Illinois -- Administrators put Knoxville High School on "soft lock down" Wednesday after a student turned in a threatening note to staff, the ...



Metro Pacesetter: RI's Lindsey a quiet champion  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — To think, Courtney Lindsey had never stepped on a track in a competition until three years ago. Now he has broken Rock Island High School ...



Golden golf: Rock Island's Highland Springs turning 50  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Mike Crawford's memories of the start of the Highland Springs Golf Course are those of a Rock Island High School sophomore.



Rock Island-Milan schools mulls vacation change  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island-Milan board members on Tuesday agreed to consider adopting a two-year calendar in the near future that would maintain the ...



World-renowned jazz violinist to work with Rock Island, Davenport students  Quad-Cities Online

Students from Davenport and Rock Island school orchestras will become the “Howes” band for an influential, in-demand jazz violinist and educator.



Baseball trumps Sharp Shootout for Harding  Quad-Cities Online

Brody Harding would not miss this weekend's baseball tournament in Atlanta for anything in the world.



Daily planner: Aug. 1, 2018  Quad-Cities Online

Great Mississippi Valley Fair: 7 a.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. 563-326-5338. $10, $5 ages 4-12 (grounds only); free ages ...



Pitch scores for Rocky entrepreneurs  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — A team of Rock Island High School student entrepreneurs served up their best pitch this summer and hit it out of the ballpark.



O'Brien, Ellis win Morris Award  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — There was no talk of stats or wins and losses, the tenor of Monday's Don Morris Award news conference at Rock Island High School was ...



Teen suicides: Quad-Citians battling epidemic say talking helps  Quad-Cities Online

Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw and Elise Edens struggled with deep depression and social anxiety in high school, but they have emerged in a better place, each ...



Where you can register to vote on September 25th  WQAD Moline

This year, National Voter Registration Day is September 25, 2018, and hundreds of events are being planned across the nation. Those interested can find ...



Lawmakers should listen to Levi and those like him  Quad-Cities Online

I met Levi Roth, an amazing young man, this week. I also met several well-intentioned stand-taking students from Rock Island High School.



Prep football "GameNight Guide"  Quad-Cities Online

Time: 7:30 p.m. at Bob Reade Field. Radio: WJRE-FM 102.5. Internet: qcsportsnet.com. Twitter: @jaydub_DA. Gamenight: Barring the IHSA moving to district ...



Pee Wee's Restaurant boosts old 9th Street RI strip  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — As you sit down at Pee Wee's Restaurant on Rock Island's far West side, you can't help but notice the Motown tunes playing through the ...



Elizabeth Magee  Quad City Times

September 11, 1922-May 4, 2018. ORION, Ill. - Elizabeth S. “Betty” Magee, 95 of Orion, died Friday, May 4, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline. Funeral ...



District football the way to go?  Quad-Cities Online

For years there was hope that the Western Big 6 Conference would add Geneseo and Sterling to the league, in large part because of how it would help football ...



Rock Island High School proposes new schedule for 2015-2016 school year  WQAD.com

A new schedule was proposed that would change school hours and lunch schedules for students at Rock Island High School, but before any changes happen, ...



Memories are many at Metro House  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — As he carted off a mural and some equipment from the Metro House, the old Metropolitan Youth Program building in Rock Island, Moses ...



Rock Island High School junior found dead at resort pool in Orion, Illinois  WQAD.com

A student at Rock Island High School passed away during Memorial Day weekend 2016.



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