Local residents can help design some renovations and additions now being planned for Rock Island High School. Wednesday night school officials will hold the first of three public Zoom meetings for comments and suggestions.
2020 is certainly a year for the history books, so it’s no surprise that the 23rd annual Frieze Lecture Series at the Rock Island Public Library will take a deeper look at our reaction to global pandemics, past and present.
When the second quarter opens Monday for the Rock Island schools, students will do something they haven't done for 2 1/2 months - physically go to school. Classes have been held remotely for the district's 6,300 students since early August.
More than two months after the school year began, students in the Rock Island district will actually go to school for the first time. Since classes opened in August, students have been attending remotely, but many will report for in-person instruction beginning on Monday.
In its major annual fundraiser, the Putnam Museum and Science Center, in Davenport, will hold a virtual Mad Scientist Ball starting at 6 pm, October 17, on Zoom. Reservations are due this Friday, October 9.