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

West High / Creative Arts Academy Student’s Artwork Selected by Governor

IMG_5601_low_res Mayli Grady, West High junior and student at the Creative Arts Academy, has had her artwork selected for the Governor’s Show during Youth Art Month. Her artwork will take a place of honor among over two hundred other pieces of student work from all over the state of Iowa. A… Read more

Central High Students Receive Academic All-State Honors in Football

WHS Football Honors Congratulations to Brady Cartee and Jacob Houghton on receiving Academic All-State Honors in football this season.  These two scholars and athletes were nominated by Coach Roaring to attain this honor, awarded by the Iowa High School Football Coaches Association. Brady and Jacob had to have a 3.7 cumulative GPA and… Read more

Central High Blue Illusion Earns Division I Ratings

WHS Blue Illusion The Blue Illusion Dance Team recently performed at the Iowa State Dance and Drill Team Competition, which is the largest state dance team competition in the country. Hundreds of teams from across the state took part in this two day event at Wells Fargo Arena at Hy-Vee Hall in Des… Read more

West High Student Named to All-State Band

WHS 1-17 Rodriguez Angelica Rua Rodriguez from West High achieved the highest music award in the state of Iowa this fall. She was one of only 280 high school band members, and one of only two alto clarinetists selected from across the state for the Iowa All-State Band. Please congratulate Angelica on this… Read more

West High Robotics Students Headed to State Championship

WHS_robotics_teams_advance to state 2015 Congrats to the Iridium Falcons and Combustible Lemons robotics teams from West High for a great performance at League Championships! The Lemons were captains of the Winning Alliance and were recognized for many awards. They will advance to the State Championship March 6th. Next stop for the Falcons and Lemons… Read more

Students Appointed to Superintendent’s Technology Focus Group

computer-chip Superintendent Arthur Tate recently met with a panel of internal and external experts to provide recommendations to the Davenport Community School District Board of Education concerning the role of technology in education. The next step in developing a long-range technology vision is to meet with focus groups representing various stakeholders,… 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
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