Central High’s Emily Delleman Wins Rowing Medal at California Competition

CHS_emily_delleman The Y Quad Cities Junior Rowing team recently competed at the US Rowing Youth National Rowing Championships. This event lasted for three days on Lake Natoma in Rancho Cordova, California. The team includes Central High student Emily Delleman as well as other area students. Rowers competed in the quadruple sculls… Read more

Williams TAG Students Open Teacher Coffee Shop for Charity

photo 2_screen_res Williams TAG Community Service students re-opened the Teacher Stop Coffee Shop today, offering Williams staff members a nice break on Friday mornings. The coffee shop is open only for adults and all proceeds are donated to K9 Kindness, a local animal rescue organization. The… Read more

North High Students Attend Iowa Thespians Leadership Camp

NHS_8_students_attend_Iowa Thespians Leadership Camp Eight students from North High Drama attended the first ever Iowa Thespians Leadership Camp in Grinnell on Saturday, August 2 at Grinnell High School. They attended four student-led workshops and shared lunch with 60+ students from across the state of Iowa. It was a great way to kick off the… Read more

Mid City High Hosts Speakers from “The Great Walk for Climate Action”

MC_great_walk_climate_change_3 On August 25, Mid City High was delighted to host several walkers from The Great Walk for Climate Action. These 4 walkers, introducing themselves only as Luke, John, Mac and Shawn, spent the morning at MCHS educating our students on environmental and social climate issues. The mission of this non-profit… Read more

Central High Junior Participates in Environmental Studies Summer Program

CHS_Hannah Hansen This summer, Central High junior Hannah Hansen participated in Luther College’s pre-college program for environmental studies. The program was a week-long experience that covered a variety of environmental studies topics. With hands-on opportunities in both outdoor recreation and fieldwork, Hannah developed leadership skills and research abilities while engaging in data… Read more

West Volleyball Lands a Win over Clinton

Davenport_West_Logo In the Mississippi Athletic Conference girls volleyball opener on August 26th, West’s varsity squad was down 7-17 against Clinton in the 4th set and came back to win 26-24. Coach Griep says the girls showed a lot of fight and would not give up, and that it was a great… Read more

First Grader Zayne Bowen Attends National Gymnastics Team Training Center

2014_08_08_11_22_33-3 This summer, former Hayes student Zayne Bowen (now entering first grade at Buffalo Elementary) was invited to attend Chow’s Gymnastics Olympic Camp and train with Olympian Gabbie Douglas. Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance Institute is part of the U.S. National Team Training Center. Way to… Read more

North High Senior Spent Part of Summer as a Boys’ State Representative

NHS_Nicholas Kaperka North High School senior Nicholas Kaperka was selected by the Davenport American Legion as a representative at Boys’ State from June 15th-20th. The Boys’ and Girls’ State program is among the most respected educational programs of government instruction for high school students, and participants become a part of the operation… Read more

Central High Freshman Awarded Aviation Scholarship

Central logo The Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc., has announced that Central High freshman Alex Mester has been selected for a 100% scholarship from the Quad City EAA Chapter to go to an EAA Flight Camp in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This amazing opportunity will allow Alex to work with professionals while learning about the… Read more

United Way 2014 “Day of Caring” at Davenport Community Schools

photo 1 On August 20th 2014, a community-wide “day of caring” brought together teams of volunteers to take action and complete projects for area non-profit organizations. Fillmore, Hayes, Jackson, Truman and Washington Elementary Schools all participated in the event, with teams of volunteers spending time on… Read more

North High Pom Cats Win Awards at UDA Summer Camp

NHS_Pom_Cats_Combined The North High Varsity Pom Cats attended the Universal Dance Association Summer Camp at Western Illinois over the summer and came home with numerous awards. The team earned a Superior rating and a 1st Place trophy in the Home Routine Competition, the Leadership Award (which was voted on by their… Read more

Central High Marching Band Will Represent Iowa in 2015 Independence Day Parade

CHS_marching_band The Central High Blue Devil Marching Band, led by Director Alex Wilga, has been selected to represent Iowa in the 2015 National Independence Day Parade in Washington D.C.  Groups invited to attend the parade can only participate with a congressional nomination, and Central was nominated by Congressman Loebsack. Congratulations to… Read more
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