School Board Announces Process to Fill Vacant Board Position

DCS1ACR The Board of Directors of the Davenport Community School District must fill the remainder of the term on the Board left by the sudden passing of Director Bill Sherwood. The Board will accept letters of interest from members of the community which must be received by the Board Secretary no… Read more

The Big Dance – Show Choir Event at North High

North_Big_Dance This Saturday – January 31st 2015 – North High School will once again be taken over by The Big Dance, where twenty-three show choirs from 14 different high schools will be performing in the gym and the auditorium. Performances begin at 8:30 a.m. on the auditorium stage, and will run… Read more

Request for Public Feedback on Next Generation Science Standards

Erlenmeyer Flask with Red Liquid The Iowa Department of Education has announced a series of February public forums and a statewide survey following a state panel’s recommendation to get public feedback on the Next Generation Science Standards. These are a set of learning expectations in science for students in kindergarten through high school. The Next… Read more

High Schools Bring Home Show Choir Awards

music-notes Congratulations to the following high school show choirs for winning awards at recent competitions: Congratulations to North High’s Northside Establishment and Chamber Singers for their outstanding performances at the Heart of America… Read more

Central High Students Nominated for Augustana Honor Band Festival

CHS_Augustana Honor Band Festival Congratulations to the 12 amazing students nominated to represent Central High at the Augustana Honor Band Festival.  Students were nominated by Band Director Alex Wilga based on their abilities, devotion, and citizenship in the band. Nominated students area-wide practiced for two days and performed for a wowed crowd Monday evening. … Read more

North and West High Artists Help Create MLK Mural

NHS_MLK_mural_COMBO The art departments of North and West High Schools were part of a large community mural project that was unveiled this week at Saint Ambrose University. North High art teacher Dave Schaeffer was selected by QC United via a grant to organize a large scale portrait memorializing Martin Luther King,… Read more

West High Seniors Take 1st and 2nd at Speech and Debate Tournament

WHS Mitchell Dunn and Olivia Grubbs speech awards Speech and Debate is gearing up for the most important time of the year with district qualifying tournaments and state just around the corner. Luckily, it seems that two of our seniors at West High might just be peaking at the perfect time. Please congratulate Mitchell Dunn for placing second… Read more

Register Now for Strong African American Families Program!

Strong_African_American_Families_Program Davenport Schools, in collaboration with Scott Count Kids is pleased to announce the implementation of the Strong African American Families Program (SAAF) starting January 2015. The mission of the SAAF program is to advance the well-being of African American families by strengthening family relationships, parenting processes, and youth success. This… Read more

North Girls Basketball Continues Run, Now 13-0

NHS_girls_basketball_13-0 The Wildcats Girls Basketball team pushed their record to 13-0 on Tuesday with a 76-61 non-conference victory over United Township High School. The Wildcats were led by freshman Paige Bradford with 34 points and 15 rebounds. Jinaya Houston added 16 points, and Coral Dillie tallied 13. Next up for the… Read more

National Honor Society Inductees

?????? Congratulations to the 66 students from Central High and 19 students from North High who were inducted into the National Honor Society this winter.  An invitation to join was sent to students who demonstrated a devotion to their academics.  The inductees then had to complete a rigorous application process documenting… Read more

Central High History Bowl Team Qualifies for Nationals

CHS_varsity_history_bowl Congratulations to the Varsity History Bowl team from Central High on their second place finish at the recent History Bowl tournament. After winning four matches, the team of Pablo Haake, Hannah Hansen, Cameron Moeller, Josh Mostaert, and Thompson Teasdale took second place behind the team from IMSA (Illinois Math and… Read more

Demonstration Planned at West High School on Monday, January 26

The Westboro Baptist Church has scheduled a protest at West High School from 7:40 to 8:10 a.m. Monday, January 26. The protest is one several scheduled at various Quad Cities locations over a three-day period. The Davenport Police Department will be on hand to ensure that no public safety issues… Read more
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