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    Special Election to Fill School Board Vacancy

    Davenport Community Schools Logo A Special Election is being held to fill the current vacancy on the Davenport Community School Board. The election will be held on Tuesday, February 16th from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Residents who live within that Davenport Community School District’s boundaries (which include Blue Grass, Buffalo, and Walcott) are… Read more

    J.B. Young Transition Listening Sessions Set for February

    J.B. Young School The Davenport Community Schools administration will be holding three listening sessions with the residents and business leaders who live and work within the current J.B. Young School boundary.  When J.B. Young closes as a school at the end of the 2015-2016 academic year, the Achievement Service Center will move into… Read more

    North Girls Basketball Team Wins First MAC Championship Title

    Varsity-Girls-Basketball-16x20-800x640 fix By beating Clinton 54-31 in the game Tuesday, February 9th, North High’s varsity girls’ basketball team secured first place in the MAC conference to earn the school’s first-ever championship title. They won their last game of the season February 11th against Assumption and will next enter the playoffs for the… Read more

    Garfield Elementary Highlights #ReachHigher Initiative

    Garfield reach higher crop 021216 Garfield Elementary students learned about post-secondary education and potential careers during an all-school assembly based on Michelle Obama’s #ReachHigher initiative, which inspires students to take charge of their futures by continuing their education past high school. Mrs. Reed, Garfield counselor, heard Mrs. Obama speak about the initiative at the recent… Read more

    North Students Perform in New Year’s Parade in London

    NHS London 1 fix 020516 North students, PJ Hilligoss and Kelsi Massengale, were invited to perform in the New Year’s Day Parade in London, England, as All Americans for Dance and Cheer after trying out at camp last summer. All Americans are selected to try out based on superior cheerleading, dancing, and leadership skills. They… Read more

    Central Holds Presentation on Service Dogs

    CHS Dog fix 020516 As part of Central High’s Animal Protectors Club, Juls Hance gave her Service Dogs presentation, introducing her dog, Bobo, as well as explaining about the different types of service dogs; the individual, rigorous training programs for each dog; the various rules and guidelines for service dog access; and the individual… Read more

    Davenport First Graders Experience Ballet

    Ballet QC 3 fix 020516 Ballet Quad Cities is presenting Dance Me a Story to all of Davenport Schools’ first graders through a one-of-a-kind pilot program. The ballet is offering these visits to every elementary school to encourage leisure reading by giving children a physical and imaginative way of interpreting literature, translating the words from… Read more

    West Robotic Team to Travel to Kenya

    WHS Robotic 020516 One of Davenport’s robotics teams, The Combustible Lemons, received a Great Minds grant for $500, and they will be traveling to Kenya this summer to teach hundreds of Kenyan youth Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) knowledge and skills by building basic robots. This isn’t the first time The Combustible… Read more

    Fillmore Students Celebrate Achievement with Zombie Pizza Party

    Fillmore zombie fix 020516 Mrs. Kimmel’s and Mrs. Adamson’s fifth grade classes at Fillmore Elementary reached their mid-point Spacial-Temporal (ST) Math goal of 50%. They celebrated with a Zombie Pizza Party as they discussed their data and set personal improvement goals.… Read more