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    Mid City Students Make Pumpkin Pie with Deere and Company Representatives

    MCH Pie Fix 112715 2 Steve and Denise, John Deere Company representatives, brought pumpkins that Steve grew in his garden into Mid City High’s Environmental Science Class. Steve demonstrated how to steam the pumpkins and then scrape out the insides to puree them in the blender for storing or freezing for later use in pies,… Read more

    Central’s Darland Competes Succeeds at Punt, Pass & Kick Competition

    Spencer Darland Spencer Darland is a punter and place kicker, among other things, for the freshman football team at Central High. He won the local NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick (PPK) contest in September and then advanced to a sectional Chicago Bears region competition in Geneseo in October, where he placed in… Read more

    West’s Yearbook Staff Goes to Orlando, Florida

    WHS Abbey Sigler Several West High Yearbook Staff members went to to the Journalism Education Association (JEA) Nationals in Orlando, Florida, last week, and competed with over 6,000 other students. Abbey Sigler received an honorable mention in the feature writing category. It was West’s first time attending, and it was an absolutely amazing… Read more

    Please Join Us for Our 64th Annual Holiday Concert on Monday, November 30th

    burning-candle--candles--objects--fire_350492 Davenport Community Schools are proud to present their Sixty-Fourth annual holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 30, 2015 at the Adler Theatre, 136 East 3rd Street, Davenport.  The event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend.  Since its inception, the holiday concert has been… Read more

    Garfield Elementary Counselor Selected as State Representative for National Recognition

    CandyReed_Garfield_RAMP_counselor_award Candy Reed, Garfield Elementary School counselor, has been selected as the Iowa State representative for the 2016 School Counselor of the Year program by the American School Counselor Association. The School Counselor of the Year program honors these professionals who serve as advocates for students, helping them achieve success in… Read more

    From Cover to Cover Gives Monroe Students Libraries

    Monroe books crop 112015 2 From Cover to Cover is a group that has partnered with Monroe Elementary to offer literacy opportunities to students. Earlier this fall, for the third year in a row, they gave each Monroe Kindergarten student a book and a handmade blanket. At conferences, the Kindergarten students also each received a… Read more

    Central’s Marching Band Attends Grand National Championships

    CHS band fix 112015 Congratulations to the Central High Marching Blue Devils on an outstanding week at Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, where they placed 12th in their class out of 31 bands and finished 55th overall out of 97 competing bands. Grand National Championships are held at Lucas Oil… Read more

    Smart’s Daniele Busher Earns National Board Certification

    Smart Board Crop 112015 Smart Intermediate teacher Daniele Busher has recently been recognized as a National Board Certified Teacher after a long, rigorous process, becoming a better teacher based on her work and learning.National Board Certification is recognized as the gold standard in teacher certification. Davenport Schools applauds her accomplishments and dedication to improving… Read more