Davenport High Schools Honor Vietnam War Veterans Missing in Action

106 During the week of September 15 through September 19th, our district’s four high schools will display the POW/MIA flag under the United States flag flying in front of the schools. The district has joined with the members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 776to remember and honor our country’s… Read more

CAA Students & Staff Honor 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem

044 The Creative Arts Academy students and staff held a special event on Friday, September 12, 2014 at the Figge Museum to commemorate the 200th  anniversary of writing of our national anthem. Francis Scott Key penned the poem that would later be set to music and become the “Star Spangled Banner”… Read more

Bakery Offers Students Healthy Choices For Students

DCS1ACR The Davenport Community School District supplies many of its own needs. The district’s bakery was featured in a Quad City Times story. Whole grain dinner rolls, sub sandwich rolls and other baked goods are provided for students’ school lunches. Not only can the bakery offer fresh items without artificial preservatives,… Read more

Three Central Students Selected as Army JROTC Battalion Leaders

CHS_JROTC_three_cadets_leaders Congratulations to Mackenzie Gibson (Battalion Commander), Sam York (Executive Officer), and Chris Johnson (Command Sergeant Major), the three Central High student cadets who were promoted and selected as the Senior Leadership for this year’s Blue Devil Army JROTC Battalion. These three cadets will lead the entire Corps of Cadets, which… Read more

North High Students Participate in Quad City Summer Transportation Institute

decal_Chelf North High junior Gregory Middleton and freshman Holli Browning participated in the Quad City Summer Transportation Institute, a program that teaches students about the transportation industry in the Quad Cities. The students took trips to the Davenport Public Works to explore how transportation affects our everyday lives. Guest speakers from… Read more

West High Will Honor Former Coach for his Induction into Hall of Fame

WHS_coach_harrington_Iowa High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame Long time West High Football Coach Roger Harrington will be inducted into the Iowa High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame this fall. West High will honor Coach Harrington at their September 18th football game vs Cedar Rapids Jefferson, at Brady Street Stadium during halftime of the varsity game.… Read more

Two Central Students Participate in Climate March

CHS_students_climate_march Hannah Quick and Gracie Schebler, two of Central High’s Environmental Club leaders, took part in the recent Climate March. They crossed the Arsenal Bridge into Illinois with the group, and then participated and walked for part of the route. The Climate March is a movement which challenges environmentally conscious individuals… Read more

North High Volleyball Participates in Leadership Training Camp-Out

NHS_volleyball_leadership_2 The North High Volleyball Team took part in their annual Leadership Training Camp-out this past August. These motivated ladies worked on many aspects of team building, responsibility, and leadership qualities. Led by their coaches Mrs. Allison Newman and Mrs. Katie Lucas, these student athletes participated in activities that pushed them… Read more

West High Students Engage in Fine Art Glassblowing

WHS_glassblowing_students Three West High students (L to R: Mayli Grady, Athena Dinh, and Devlen Dailey-Gempis) recently spent three nights of class at the Hot Glass glassblowing studio. Students observed and learned the glassblowing process, and then each made a paper weight and a hand-blown piece. Hot work and cool results!… Read more

Central Student Crowned “National Miss Amazing Teen Queen”

CHS_student_national_miss_amazing_teen Central High student Juls Hance was recently crowned National Miss Amazing Teen Queen at the National Miss Amazing Pageant.  In the pageant, which was held in Omaha, Nebraska, Juls performed the song “For Good” from the musical “Wicked,” a cappella. She was also challenged during the interview session to discuss… Read more

Mid City Robotics Students Launch Paper Rockets and Engage in NASA Curriculum

MCH_rockets_2 Students from the Robotics class at Mid City High recently launched paper rockets as part of the curriculum co-written by NASA and The Teacher Resource Network. The rockets are the third step in the program of Aeronautical Engineering that the students study. Prior to this experiment, students studied the characteristics… Read more

West High Boys Golf Team Brings Home Medals from Invitational

WHS_boys_golf_medals Congratulations go out to the West High Boys’ Varsity Golf Team for their 2nd place finish at the 10-team Lancer Invitational. Congratulations go out to Jordan Rhoades. With his 2-over-par round of 74, he finished tied for 2nd in the 56-player field. Congratulations also go out to Quinton Baenziger. With… Read more
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