Walcott Students Attend Biz Town

Walcott Biz Town Fix 100915 Walcott Elementary students attended Junior Achievement’s BizTown on Thursday, October 1st, for a simulation day. During this simulation, students ran businesses such as City Hall, Supply Center, Environmental Shop, and Print Shop along with a few others. Students became CEOs and CFOs of these businesses and used the knowledge they… Read more

Central High Students Attend Yearbook Workshop

NHS Yearbook WS Fix 100915 Under the supervision of yearbook adviser Ms. Ebener, Central High students Bree Quigley, Natalie Lawton, and Taelor Wyatt went to Kansas City for a publisher’s “Elite Weekend” workshop. The group worked with award-winning yearbook advisers from around the country and schools from around the Midwest, learning skills to help improve… Read more

Walcott Celebrates Grandparents’ Day with Breakfast

Walcott GP Day Fix 100915 Walcott Elementary celebrated Grandparents’ Day by hosting a “Gather with Grandparents” breakfast where donuts, muffins, bananas, and juice were served to 220 participants. Students also provided fall artwork to decorate the gymnasium.… Read more

Central High Student Earns Perfect ACT Score

CHS Nat Merit 1 091815 Central High’s National Merit Scholar Semifinalist Graham Atkinson scored a perfect 36 on the ACT test, putting him in the 99.9 percentile of the nation’s test takers. While Central has had some incredibly high ACT scores, it has not had a student with an ACT score of 36 in over… Read more

Wood Cuts Ribbon to Celebrate Completed Construction Projects

Wood ribbon 1 crop 100915 Wood Intermediate School hosted a Ribbon Cutting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 to celebrate the completion of a $7 million addition/expansion project. The project included a gymnasium addition, cafeteria… Read more

Community Helpers Encourage Reading

DSCF4665 (1280x960) Yesterday all DCS first grade students attended a new program called Community Helpers Encourage Reading. This program featured guests from our local police, fire, medic, public works, IDOT, and National Guard with… Read more

North High’s Year Book Staff Receives Mark of Distinction

NHS Yearbook 100215 Congratulations to the North High yearbook staff who received 3,650 points out of a possible 3,700 to earn the Mark of Distinction from the National Scholastic Press Association for Concept and Essentials for the 2014 Norwica.… Read more

Wood Intermediate’s Jamie Pratt Receives Rotary Grant

Wood Pratt Crop 100215 Wood Intermediate’s Jamie Pratt was awarded one of the 2015 Davenport Rotary Charitable Giving Grants ($1000) for the Wood Intermediate School Battle of the Books Program.… Read more