2017 Back to School stories

KHQA Back to School

It's August 1st and the new school year is fast approaching.

KHQA wants to be your Back to School headquarters so all month we'll be doing a new back to school story every day!

You can view all of our stories done so far below:

Our Back to School series is sponsored by Culligan.


Quincy's schools built to withstand nature's fury

Red Cross offers travel safety tips ahead of back to school

AAA warns of road injuries due to poorly packed luggage

Making emergency preparedness part of Back to School plans

How to talk to your kids about Stranger Danger

Illinois State Police start 'Drive Home School Safety Zone' initiative

7 tips on being safe while walking to school

School zone guidelines for motorists


Get your child's classroom supply list here

Ways to re-engage your child before school starts

7 things teachers want you to know

Lincoln-Douglas Elementary set to open

Hannibal School District pays for sidewalk and gets new health clinic


Is your child up to health code?

"Back" to school: Choosing the best backpack for your child

Immunization Guidelines - Illinois / Missouri / Iowa

Packing a healthy lunch for school

USDA shares Back-to-School food safety tips

7 things you need to know about surviving student stress

How to fight back against those back-to-school germs


Back to School Bash raises supplies for Hannibal children

Missouri and Iowa sales tax weekend

Tri-State school prep for the eclipse

Quincy Alderman collects hundreds of backpacks for kids with community's support

Registration info for new students attending QJHS


All about school routines

Quincy celebrates opening of first new school in QPS district

Experts say add moisturizer to your back to school checklist

QPS School Board considers new school names

Superintendent Week:

Monday - Pikeland School District Paula Hawley

Tuesday - Hannibal Public School District Susan Johnson

Wednesday - Quincy Public School District Roy Webb

Thursday - Palmyra School District Kirt Malone

Friday - Keokuk School District Christine Barnes

School closings: KHQA sends out text alerts when a school cancels or dismisses early. Sign up here.

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