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

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

North High Drama’s Special Presentation of “Children of a Lesser God”

NHS cast-photo-for-judy-and-addie_CROP Mark your calendars! North High’s production of Children of a Lesser God will return to the Holzworth stage for a special benefit performance on May 2nd and 3rd. North’s students have been awarded the honor of performing this one-act show at the International Thespian Festival this summer in Lincoln, Nebraska.… Read more

School Board Approves Last Student Day for May 29th

calendar The Davenport Community School Board voted on Monday night to finalize this school year’s schedule to set the last day of school for students as Friday, May 29th. This date reflects the new state law that allows school districts to use a 1,080 hour schedule instead of 180 days. The… Read more