Sudlow Campus Receives an Upgrade

sudlow trees The landscape at Sudlow has changed recently as eight new trees have been planted. There were a variety of species planted: red maple, sycamore, swamp white oak, red oak, and bald cypress. These were either replacement for previous trees or added to the landscape to improve its appearance. This was… Read more

Mid City High School Ribbon Cutting

IMG_7722-2 (1024x735) Over 100 visitors toured Mid City High School recently during a ribbon cutting / grand opening celebration. Special guest speakers included Mayor Bill Gluba, School Board President Ralph Johansen, and Tara Barney, President… Read more

Great Minds Trip to the Putnam STEM Zone

Students at Putnam Museum This year, thanks to the Great Minds program of the Davenport Schools Foundation; all Davenport Schools 6th graders are attending the newly designed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program at the Putnam Museum.  While there, they investigated many components of the science curriculum, including: law of physics, forces and… Read more

Davenport Schools Win Sportsmanship Firsts From the MAC

Untitled drawing Each year since 1999 the Mississippi Athletic Conference (MAC) has selected area high schools in nine sports to receive sportsmanship awards, along with an overall sportsmanship award in both girls’ and boys’ sports. The competition is sponsored by area Rotary Clubs and the winners are awarded banners to display in… Read more

A Look Back at the 2014 Student Showcase and Ambassadors Rally

Davenport Schools @ RME-9280 (1024x683) The 2nd annual Student Showcase and Ambassadors Rally was held recently at the River Music Experience in downtown Davenport. The Davenport Community Schools Ambassadors Corps are honored guests at the event, and this… Read more

DCS Presents 63rd Annual Holiday Concert

MB900358685 Davenport Community Schools are proud to present their Sixty-Third annual holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the Vickie Ann Palmer Hall (former Lyceum Hall/Masonic Temple), 115 West 7th Street, Davenport, IA. The event is open to the public and there is no charge. Since its inception,… Read more

Candy Reed Named 2014 Iowa School Counselor of the Year

Small 3052 Candy Reed, school counselor at Garfield Elementary, was named the 2014 Iowa Elementary School Counselor of the Year. She was given the award at the annual Iowa School Counselor Association  (ISCA) conference on November 3, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa. Ms. Reed, who has been a counselor at Garfield since… Read more

Sudlow Intermediate Shows Support for an Amazing Student

Sudlow science teacher shaves head support Tori A few weeks ago, Sudlow Intermediate students and staff teamed together to support Tori Vogel, an 8th grader who is battling Ewing’s Sarcoma (a pediatric cancer affecting less than 1 percent of all patients). The goal was to raise money and show support for Tori. The week concluded with a… Read more

Support Our Central High Marching Band at the Grand National Championship

Central logo The Quad City Times has provided a live link to a Twitter feed/chat for the marching band competition in Indianapolis. Our Davenport Central band performed Thursday evening. If you would like to go on line to chat and express your support for the band, use @dcbands or follow the action… Read more

Central High Students Win High Honors in Washington DC

CHS_natalie_lawton_washinton_DC Two Central High students received awards from the Journalism Education Association at a recent Washington, D.C. conference. Natalie Lawton received a “Superior” rating in the category of Yearbook Copy/Caption: Sports. Only about 10% of the students in each category get a “Superior” rating, so it’s a HUGE accomplishment on par… Read more

Kyle Verdon Wins Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

kyle_verdon_Wendys_Heisman Davenport Community Schools is proud to announce winners in the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Program. Congratulations to West High’s Kyle Verdon on being named a State of Iowa WINNER! Kyle is one of only two final State Winners, and he’s a multi-sport, 4.0 GPA, student-athlete that participates in football,… Read more

North High’s “Children of a Lesser God” Travels to Thespian Conference

NHS_children_of_a_lesser_god Congratulations to the cast and crew at North High for their amazing production of “Children of a Lesser God.” The show was performed this past weekend and received many rave reviews. This week they will be taking the show to the Iowa State Thespian Conference to compete for a spot… Read more
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