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Why Sherrard High School is stepping in to provide basics to students  WQAD Moline

Four teachers at Sherrard High School have come together to take a load off students' minds.

Pay it Forward surprises Sherrard Middle School teacher  WQAD Moline

For Michelle Rolsh, running an interactive, caring classroom at Sherrard Middle School is second nature. Michelle invests in her students - spending her own ...

Sherrard High School  Quad City Times

SHERRARD (Illinois) High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 114 students:

Sherrard cancels upcoming pep rally  WQAD Moline

Week four of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally was fantastic in Burlington. Now, the Good Morning Quad Cities crew is moving on now to week five.

Live, from Sherrard, it's STV! High school program launches budding broadcasters  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — Tomorrow's broadcasters are learning their craft at Sherrard High School.

Sax player at Sherrard High School to play in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade  WQAD Moline

A Sherrard High School student will be part of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Alyn Hall  Quad City Times

May 16, 2002-September 15, 2018. MILAN - Alyn F. Hall, 16, of Milan, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. on ...

Minch's senior moment carries Sherrard past Riverdale  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD 63, RIVERDALE 55. SHERRARD — It was senior night at Sherrard High School as the Tigers took on the Riverdale Rams in Three Rivers West ...

Lt. Gov. praises Sherrard in high school visit  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti visited Sherrard High School on Thursday to see “a rural high school at its best.”

Sherrard Class of 2018 graduates  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — The Class of 2018 graduated from Sherrard High School in a ceremony that took place Sunday, May 27, at the school.

Sherrard High School first-semester honor roll | Education  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD -- Officials at Sherrard High School announced the honor roll for the first semester of the 2017-18 school year.

Sherrard's Yeater makes his pitch as QB  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — When forced to pick a favorite, Sherrard junior Kyle Yeater puts baseball ahead of football.

Photos: Class 1A Sherrard Wrestling Regional | Photo Galleries  Quad-Cities Online

Schools from Alleman, Orion, Princeton, Rockridge, Riverdale, Erie-Prophetstown, Fulton, Morrison, and Sherrard participate in the Class 1A Sherrard Wrestling ...

Fugitive caught after Sherrard schools put on "soft lockdown"-UPDATE  KWQC-TV6

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) - UPDATE 4-6-18: We have more information on a school lockdown in our area imposed while authorities searched for a ...

RICO Resource Officers help parents beaware of hidden dangers in their home  WQAD Moline

SHERRARD, Illinois-- A bedroom staged in a school auditorium shows parents all the tricks their children may use. Sherrard High School hosted an awareness ...

Sherrard High School honors 2017 grads  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD -- The Class of 2017 graduated from Sherrard High School during a ceremony that took place May 28, 2017, at the school.

Girls basketball: Erie-Prophetstown can't hold off Sherrard rally

PROPHETSTOWN – Erie-Prophetstown led most of the way in the semifinal of the 2A Erie-Prophetstown Regional on Wednesday, but a basket by Carly Whitsel ...

Sherrard High School honors Class of 2016  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD -- Sherrard High School paid tribute to members of the Class of 2016 in a ceremony that took place Sunday, May 29, at the school.

Sherrard officials tighten new construction enforcement | Local  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — Village officials are investigating unauthorized construction in Fyre Lake.

Newman sophomore defends TRAC title; Erie-Prophetstown places second as a team

SHERRARD – About a mile into the Three Rivers Conference girls cross country race, a gentleman standing near the course turned to his wife and said, “That ...

Sherrard students ready for regional robotics meet  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — The Sherrard High School First Tech Challenge robotics team will compete with seven other local teams Saturday in Peoria. On Jan. 28, the ...

'Everyone comes together:' Benefit planned for daughter of Sherrard fire victim  Quad City Times

It took a tragedy to bring the Sherrard High School class of 2004 back together. Now, they say, it will unite them for years to come.

Sherrard students, fans remember life of basketball coach’s daughter

She`s a piece of the Sherrard family that is lost, but never forgotten. Students and fans pay tribute to girl`s basketball coach Doug Swanson`s daughter, Addie, ...

Homecoming 2018  Quad-Cities Online

Members of the 2018 Homecoming Court at Alleman High School, Rock Island, are, from left: in front, Princess Sydney Elliott, Queen Julia DeSmet, King Tu ...

Sherrard High School agriculture teacher resigns

Amid allegations of improper interaction with some students, embattled Sherrard agriculture instructor Corey Terwilliger has resigned.

Officials says students made Sherrard school threats  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — Four students under 13 years old are responsible for recent bomb threats made in the Sherrard School District, according to Mercer County ...

PHOTOS: Illinois area high school spring sports photos  Quad-Cities Online

Rockridge Grace Preston (24) is patted on the back after she scored the final home run on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the Eastside Centre in East Peoria.

Area students honored as Illinois State Scholars | Education  Quad-Cities Online

CHICAGO — Several area students have been named 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

Sherrard, neighbors anxiously await new library  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD -- The third time's a charm for Sherrard Library District residents as ground was broken last week for a new library building. The new location is on ...

Hutton set to return as Sherrard boys' basketball coach  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — For more than two decades, Brian Hutton was a fixture on the sidelines for the Sherrard boys' basketball program.

Sherrard graduates hold memorial for students killed before graduation

Sherrard, Illinois-- As the class of 2017 lines up to take their graduation seats at Sherrard High School, they leave two chairs open. During the ceremony ...

Sherrard FFA teacher arrested

An arrest warrant was issued for a Sherrard agriculture teacher and FFA advisor who was accused of verbally and physically abusing students. Corey Terwilliger ...

Sherrard school board settles with expelled student's family  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD -- School board members Thursday night approved a $90000 settlement with a family that sued the district after a student was expelled in for ...

Monson wants to build champions at Sherrard  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — While he loves the Xs and Os part of football, Scott Monson was never interested in becoming a head coach for that in his first 13 seasons as.

Sherrard student creates art from washers  Quad-Cities Online

The field of industrial arts has taken on an artistic new meaning for Sherrard High School senior Curt Miller.

Best-in-the-state Byron Sectional ahead for local unbeatens  Quad-Cities Online

A trio of area prep wrestling standouts will be putting perfection on the line this weekend when they head to arguably the toughest Class 1A individual sectional ...

Freshman organizes food-packing event  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — Rachel Mackin, a 14-year-old freshman at Sherrard High School, saw a need — and she did something about it.

Sherrard teacher faces theft charge | Local News |  Quad City Times

SHERRARD, Ill. — The Sherrard School District today confirmed the arrest of another employee on a theft charge.

Former Sherrard teacher found not guilty of battery allegations

A former Sherrard teacher and FFA adviser has been found not guilty after he was accused of inappropriate interaction with his students.

Sherrard's music man brings pride to Marching Tigers  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — David Grayson brings renewed enthusiasm and passion to Sherrards Junior and Senior High band programs.

Morrison: New coach Oetting looks to speed past opponents  Clinton Herald

The Morrison Mustangs have a new head coach, but it's one from within the program. Ryan Oetting served as sophomore coach and defensive coordinator for ...

Erie-Prophetstown captures fourth at conference tournament

SHEFFIELD – It was the first year Erie and Prophetstown joined forces for a girls conference golf tournament, and the results were encouraging. The Panthers ...

Law Enforcement Officials investigating a school bus accident between Orion and Sherrard - UPDATED  KWQC-TV6

Multiple agencies responded to a car and school bus accident.

Leslie J. Miller  Quad City Times

May 28, 1955-July 31, 2018. BETTENDORF — Leslie J. Miller, 63, of Bettendorf, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at home surrounded by her family.

Sherrard service-dog matter settled  Quad City Times

The legal fees for a Sherrard girl whose *service* dog drew controversy at her grade school now will be paid by the Sherrard Community Unit School District.

Annual WIU Marching Band Classic is Oct. 20  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – The 37th annual Western Illinois University Marching Band Classic, for high school bands, will be held beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 on ...

Regional champs eyeing bigger prizes  Quad-Cities Online

It is safe to say that Rockridge's junior wrestling duo of Dallas Krueger and Nolan Throne have made the regional round of the postseason their own.

Sherrard football finally ends losing streak  Quad-Cities Online

Not once during its string of 15 consecutive defeats did the Sherrard football team think about the length of it. The burden of the skid did not wear down the.

Sherrard student dies in crash | Local News |  Quad City Times

A Sherrard High School student was killed in a two-car crash Sunday north of Preemption, Ill., and a Milan woman is in critical condition at a Peoria hospital.

'Focus on your dreams,' advises Q-C area teen who found stardom  Quad-Cities Online

Laila Haley, 16, is a student at Sherrard High School — but she's also a worldwide celebrity.

Students inspired by heart monitors  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD -- Sherrard High School stepped up physical education this school year with new technology. Students have been using heart-rate monitors since ...

Bonita L. (Bonnie) Kramer  Quad City Times

June 1, 1944-April 19, 2018. TAYLOR RIDGE - Bonita L. (Bonnie) Kramer, 73, of Taylor Ridge, passed away Thursday, April 19, at home surrounded by her ...

High school student killed in car accident on Highway 67

MERCER COUNTY -- Highway 67 was closed Thursday morning, May 18, between Preemption and Matherville due to a car accident that took place just south ...

James Stratton to leave KWQC  Quad City Times

James Stratton will leave KWQC after Sunday's broadcasts.

Substance-abuse treatment center planned near Sherrard | Local  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD — A proposal for a high-end residential substance-abuse treatment center on 312 acres in rural Rock Island County is the subject of a public ...

Week 1 by the numbers

The 122nd season of high school football in the Sauk Valley kicked off this past Friday, and area teams went 8-7 during Week 1.

Football: St. Bede scores 2 TDs late, then holds off Storm

PERU – To counteract the deep passing attack of Bureau Valley, the St. Bede Bruins put together enough big plays to send Friday's Three Rivers crossover ...

Lawson awarded multiyear contract  Bureau County Republican

MANLIUS — Six days before Christmas, the Bureau Valley school board voted 7-0 Tuesday night to give its first-year superintendent a nice “present” in the form ...

Duchesses down Mendota

Cougars rally to beat Hawks; Fulton tops Erie-Prophetstown.

PHS students place at TRAC art show  Bureau County Republican

Students from Princeton High School are pictured with a few of the pieces of artwork that were awarded ribbons at the TRAC art show, held at Sherrard High ...

Area Pacesetter: Schulenberg making his mark for unbeaten Chargers  Quad-Cities Online

ORION — When he was younger, Dawson Schulenberg got to watch his older brother Colton rewrite the record book as the star quarterback for the Orion ...

Education briefs  Galesburg Register-Mail

Wynne receives Foreman Scholarship AMES, Iowa — Gary Wynne of Alexis was selected as one of 60 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students to ...

Kurt VanHorn named Heats varsity girls basketball coach  Monmouth Daily Review Atlas

He is not related to Keith VanHorn, the retired NBA player who stood at 6-foot-10 and 240 pounds. But locally, you'll be hearing more about 6-foot-1 Kurt ...

Jason Dean  Quad-Cities Online

Jason C. Dean, 39, of Milan, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, after a very courageous battle with ...

Rockridge High School  Quad City Times

ROCKRIDGE High School, Taylor Ridge, Illinois, has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 78 students:

Family, friends mourn teen after fatal crash  Quad-Cities Online

MILAN -- Brady Weber's loved ones said goodbye on Thursday, just hours after the crash that killed him.

Amboy School District to host open houses ahead of referendum for new junior high

AMBOY – With a vote on a nearly $16 million school project less than a month away, the Amboy School District is inviting people to tour the nearly 100-year-old ...

Sterling High School November Student of the Month: Isaiah Zackary Ryan

Isaiah Zackary Ryan, 18, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High school's November Students of the Month. His parents are Joe Ryan and Melissa Ryan-Bergstrom, ...

New Athletic Director Joins Woodstock North  Woodstock Independent

A former athletic director from Western Illinois has been hired as the new athletic director for Woodstock North High School. The Woodstock School District 200 ...

Homecoming No. 2 in the books  Quad-Cities Online

It is 5:20 p.m. Saturday past. The teenagers before me are standing patiently, some nervously, including my son. They are being told to move here, stand there, ...

Amboy voters agree to levy increase for new junior high

AMBOY – Amboy Junior High School students will be getting new digs now that a referendum asking for $15.8 million to upgrade Amboy High School and create ...

City OKs plan for school resource officer at Oregon High

OREGON – A new face appears likely to be headed for the halls of Oregon High School. The City Council voted to enter into an intergovernmental agency ...

Construction delays first day of school at Polo High

POLO – Polo High School students are getting a slightly longer summer vacation: Classes were to begin Wednesday, but now Monday is the first day of school.

Screen play at Sterling High School

Video board at stadium will show replays, commercials.

Referendum on ballot to close Paw Paw High School

PAW PAW – A referendum on Tuesday's ballot asks voters whether the school district should deactivate Paw Paw High School and send its 60 or so students to ...

School's out for winter: Educators, students deal with days away from the classroom

Montmorency Superintendent Alex Moore grew up knowing what it was like to pass through a couple of fields to get to school.

Who's who in district football zoo

The big question about the recent Illinois High School Association district football plan for 2021 and beyond is this: Who are the teams going to play?

Hawks win thriller in double overtime thriller

Mustangs fend off Tigers; Wildcatz shut out Warriors.

Dixon High School December Student of the Month: Madeline Blackbourn

Madeline May “Maddie” Blackbourn, 17, of Dixon is Dixon High School's December Student of the Month. Her parents are Brian Blackbourn and Darla Pearson, ...

EP finds new head coach

Longtime Panthers, Fulton assistant Abbott takes job.

Titans' senior trio seek perfect finale  Quad-Cities Online

KEWANEE — Over the last three seasons, Annawan-Wethersfield's trio of Rachel Cook, Rachel Gomez and Whitney Johnson have done their part to stock the ...

Dixon High School November Student of the Month: Addison Schmall

Addison Schmall, 18, of Dixon, is Dixon High School's November Student of the Month. His parents are Brett and Jackie Schmall, and he has a sister, Ashley, ...

History getting digital

If you had a family member compete in high school sports or activities, you may have had a trip down Memory Lane with them along a trophy case.

Local schools' report cards a mixed bag

Eight of 54 schools in Lee, Whiteside and Ogle counties are under-performing, while five are designated exemplary, according to the annual Illinois State Board ...

Milan Surplus faces 'heartbreaking' closure  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Sincerity is easily woven into the face of Dev DeSplinter as he sits behind a desk at Milan Surplus, looking out at his store and sharing why.

Morrison cannot contend with Sherrard's front line

MORRISON – The great wall of Sherrard proved to be too much for the Morrison girls basketball team to handle. A tall and rangy group of Tigers shut down a ...

September Student of the Month: Mackenzie Olson

Mackenzie Marie Olson, 17, of Rock Falls, is Rock Falls High School's September Student of the Month. Her parents are Jude and Brian Olson, she has two ...

Adalyn Swanson  Quad-Cities Online

Adalyn Marie Swanson, 8, daughter of Doug and Jackie Swanson, of Sherrard, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity ...

Chess tournament is Nov. 3 at SHS

STERLING – Good at chess? Whether you're a pro with the pawn or a rookie with the rook, you can test your skills at the Sterling High School's chess ...

Dixon High School Shooting: Video: Parents wait to pick students up at baseball fields in Page Park.

Parents wait to pick students up at baseball fields in Page Park in Dixon after a 19-year-old former Dixon High student is in custody with a non-life-threatening ...

$3 million settlement in Polo High teacher's death

FREEPORT – Stephenson County will pay $3 million to the husband of a pregnant Polo High School teacher killed in a crash 4 years ago at an intersection ...

2018 Election: Illinois Secretary of State candidate Steve Dutner

Illinois Secretary of State candidate Steve Dutner, Libertarian Party, talks about the issues in the race.

Polo builds big lead, never lets cold-shooting Oregon get back in it

OREGON – Both the Polo and Oregon boys basketball teams looked at Thursday's nonconference game at the Blackhawk Center as a stepping stone for what's ...

Rude paces Comets; Steamers second with team effort

DEER GROVE – Five local golfers placed in the top 10 Tuesday at the Three Rivers Conference Meet, held at Deer Valley Golf Club. Newman's Jacob Rude led ...

After 2015's struggles, Tigers motivated to do better this fall  Quad-Cities Online

SHERRARD -- After suffering through the struggles of the 2015 prep football season, the Sherrard Tigers are determined to secure different results in 2016.

Hofer's steady hand guides Polo to big season

Andrew Hofer has a very typical-looking classroom at Polo High School, with rows of desks, a blackboard in the front, and various charts and posters hanging on ...

Hamblen moving from Illinois to Tennessee

One of the most accomplished distance runners to ever hail from the Sauk Valley is switching schools. Last Saturday, 2017 Rock Falls graduate Brayden ...

McCombie handles challenge from Padilla

State Rep. Tony McCombie will return to Springfield for a second term in Illinois' 71st House District after defeating Sterling Democrat Joan Padilla. With all ...

President praises Dixon school resource officer

ORLANDO – President Donald Trump is the latest person to join the officer Mark Dallas fan club. Trump praised the Dixon High school resource officer Monday ...

Thomas John Butkus

OVERLAND PARK – Thomas John Butkus, 63, of Overland Park, KS passed away on February 4th, 2019, after battling ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).

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