DCS Hosts Mental Health ‘Caring Cafe’ Events

mental_health_awareness_4-7-2015 Come join us at the CARING CAFÉ: Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Awareness Event! Last year the Davenport Community Schools organized an opportunity that took place at North High School to provide our families and students resources and information regarding suicide interventions. We are steadfast in our efforts to continue… Read more

The 38th Annual High School Invitational at Quad City Arts

quad-city-arts The annual High School Invitational Exhibition is currently on display at Quad City Arts through May 8th, and this year, as in years past, Davenport Community Schools has much to celebrate! Many DCS student and teacher artworks were selected for the exhibition, and a few select Davenport students were selected… Read more

Student-built Home Program Featured in Media

student_built_homes_2 (800x600) The Davenport Community Schools’ student-built home was featured in the Quad City Times and on KWQC this past week. The program is facilitated by North High teacher Lynn Figg, and is a collaborative program with DCS and Quad City Area Realtors. The home is being built by students from Davenport… Read more

Community Responds to District’s “Shoes for Students” Shoe Drive

100_0218_crop Davenport Community Schools recently asked the community to help out with shoe donations for students in need, and the response was overwhelming! The district reached out with its request for shoes through flyers, email, school and district web sites, news coverage on KWQC-TV, and an appearance on “Paula Sands Live.”… Read more

McKinley Elementary Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Picture 133 (600x800) McKinley Elementary School is celebrating their 75th anniversary on Thursday, April 23rd, from 5-7pm. Join the school in this fun celebration of learning! Student artwork will be displayed throughout the building, school tours are available, and guests can examine artifacts of McKinley’s history, including PTA materials from the 1940s. For… Read more

Central High Team Qualifies for State “Battle of The Books” Competition

chs battle of the books Congratulations to one of the Central High Battle of the Books teams for qualifying to the State Competition. Qualifying team members are Megan Bemis, Angus Cornish, Taryn Hutcherson, Hannah Mandell, Teresa Rossmiller, and Andrew Thompson. These students will be competing in the state competition in a couple of weeks in… Read more

West High Girls Track Team Wins Lancer Invitational

whs track The West High Girls Track Team won the recent Lancer 9/10 Invite by 40 points! First place winners were Steen in Shot Put; Weedon in High Jump; Pitcher in Discus; Coiner in the 3000; Strunk in the 400; Levsen in the 200; Tucker in the 100; Lewis, Morrison, Levsen, and… Read more

2015 All-State Visual Art Contest Winners

art_educators_of_iowa The results from the 2015 All-State Visual Art contest are in, and Davenport Community Schools is well represented! Each of the 111 participating students throughout Iowa submitted 10 pieces from their portfolio to be judged. 5 judges (who are college level art instructors) had the daunting task of selecting the… Read more

JB Young K-8 School Hosts 7th Grade “Gear Up” Night

gear_up_iowa JB Young will host an upcoming Gear Up event at 5:00pm on the evening of April 23rd, 2015. All Davenport Community School’s 7th grade students and families are invited to attend the event. The event will introduce the Gear Up Program and bring awareness to some of our Historically Black… Read more