Harrison Elementary Visits Vander Veer Botanical Park

video_still Thanks to the Davenport Schools Foundation’s “Great Minds” Program, every 2nd grade student at Davenport Community Schools gets to take a fun, educational field trip to Vander Veer Botanical Park. Harrison Elementary visited the park this week, and thanks to Harrison parent Ryan VanDaele, we can all get a glimpse… Read more

Title I Schools Present Multi-Cultural Event for Families

100_0262_small District Title I schools hosted their annual Multi-Cultural Night on April 30th at the Clarion Hotel. Each school presented a different country with a display of facts, cultural items, music, educational activities,… Read more

Washington Elementary Students Present: “Nuts! A Musical Celebration of the Circle of Life”

Washington_K-2_Musical_4-28-2015 On April 28th, 2015, the K-2 students at Washington Elementary presented the program “Nuts!  A Musical Celebration of the Circle of Life.” This program crossed the curriculum and reinforced what the students have been learning in science classes about the circle of life. They worked very hard learning and memorizing… Read more

Motivational Speaker Spends Time with Madison Elementary Attendance Awardees

April Attn  Jonas 2 Fifty Madison Elementary students who recently earned top honors for attendance were able to participate in an assembly with motivational speaker Nick Morrill. Nick runs a professional wrestling school in the Quad Cities and used to be tag team partners with the current Heavyweight WWE champion, Seth Rollins.… Read more

Central High Senior Wins Dr. Thomas Anthony Dooley Memorial Scholarship

ahilya_khadka This year’s Dr. Thomas Anthony Dooley Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Ahilya Khadka, senior at Central High School. The Dooley Scholarship is a $20,000 scholarship that can be used at any accredited college or university. It is awarded each year to a Davenport senior in the upper 10% of… Read more

West High Students Recognized by IHSAA Governor’s Scholar Program

WHS_Verdon_Hansen_1 On Sunday April 26th, West High students Kyle Verdon and Helena Hansen were recognized at the Iowa High School Athletic Association Governor’s Scholar Program. They were selected as the school’s representatives for… Read more

Great River Show Choir Invitational Awarded “Best Regional Competition”

music-notes On Saturday, April 25th, the 2015 Fame Aspire Awards were awarded during the Fame National Championships in Chicago. After being nominated by show choir professionals from across the country, Great River Show Choir Invitational was awarded “Best Regional Competition” for the second year in a row! Great River is hosted… Read more

School Start Date for 2015-16 Academic Year

calendar Now that the state has established the earliest allowed start date for next school year, Davenport Community Schools has set a school start date for the 2015-16 academic year. On April 27th, the Community School Board finalized the start date as Monday, August 24th, 2015. The complete 2015-16 academic year… Read more