Two Central Students Participate in Climate March

CHS_students_climate_march Hannah Quick and Gracie Schebler, two of Central High’s Environmental Club leaders, took part in the recent Climate March. They crossed the Arsenal Bridge into Illinois with the group, and then participated and walked for part of the route. The Climate March is a movement which challenges environmentally conscious individuals… Read more

North High Volleyball Participates in Leadership Training Camp-Out

NHS_volleyball_leadership_2 The North High Volleyball Team took part in their annual Leadership Training Camp-out this past August. These motivated ladies worked on many aspects of team building, responsibility, and leadership qualities. Led by their coaches Mrs. Allison Newman and Mrs. Katie Lucas, these student athletes participated in activities that pushed them… Read more

West High Students Engage in Fine Art Glassblowing

WHS_glassblowing_students Three West High students (L to R: Mayli Grady, Athena Dinh, and Devlen Dailey-Gempis) recently spent three nights of class at the Hot Glass glassblowing studio. Students observed and learned the glassblowing process, and then each made a paper weight and a hand-blown piece. Hot work and cool results!… Read more

Central Student Crowned “National Miss Amazing Teen Queen”

CHS_student_national_miss_amazing_teen Central High student Juls Hance was recently crowned National Miss Amazing Teen Queen at the National Miss Amazing Pageant.  In the pageant, which was held in Omaha, Nebraska, Juls performed the song “For Good” from the musical “Wicked,” a cappella. She was also challenged during the interview session to discuss… Read more

Mid City Robotics Students Launch Paper Rockets and Engage in NASA Curriculum

MCH_rockets_2 Students from the Robotics class at Mid City High recently launched paper rockets as part of the curriculum co-written by NASA and The Teacher Resource Network. The rockets are the third step in the program of Aeronautical Engineering that the students study. Prior to this experiment, students studied the characteristics… Read more

West High Boys Golf Team Brings Home Medals from Invitational

WHS_boys_golf_medals Congratulations go out to the West High Boys’ Varsity Golf Team for their 2nd place finish at the 10-team Lancer Invitational. Congratulations go out to Jordan Rhoades. With his 2-over-par round of 74, he finished tied for 2nd in the 56-player field. Congratulations also go out to Quinton Baenziger. With… Read more

Central High Students Spend 3 Weeks in Germany

CHS_germany_trip Several Central High students had the unique opportunity to take a 3-week trip to Germany as part of the German-American Partnership Program. The mission of the program is to enhance students’ connections and understanding of German and American cultures. Students stayed with host families and visited Berlin, Munich, Heidelberg, and… Read more

North High Cheerleaders Make Roster for All-American Squad

NHS_cheerleaders_all-american_squad Four North High cheerleaders were selected as members of the All-American Cheer Squad. These young ladies participated in a cheer camp by CSA, the Cheerleading Stunt Academy at North High School.  Auditions are held across the country, and they will be performing in the halftime show of the Capitol One… Read more

McKinley Elementary Harvest Day

20140902_095436 McKinley Elementary celebrated the Farm to School program with Harvest Day and Cooking Day on Wednesday, September 3rd. Chef Robert Lewis, who has volunteered his time for several years, was assisted by students… Read more

Central High Students Win Awards in Poetry and Art Competition

CHS_River of Words Iowa Environmental Poetry and Art competition Several Central High TAG (Talented And Gifted) students received many awards in this year’s River of Words Iowa Environmental Poetry and Art competition. In the poetry category, Victoria Taylor was the winner with her poem titled “Transformation.” The runner-up in the poetry division was Lorraine Pereira, with Honorable Mentions going… Read more

Gateway To Technology Classes at Williams, Smart, and Sudlow Receive New 3D Printers!

Williams-3D-Printer-Let-the-FUN-begin-002-1024x768 Williams, Smart, and Sudlow Intermediate Schools are excited to announce that they have new 3D printers for their Gateway to Technology classes! Mrs. Hemming, the GTT teacher at Williams, wrote a grant for… Read more

2014 State of the District

2014_State_of_The_District_FINAL_2_COVER The 2013-2014 school year at Davenport Community Schools was filled with many tremendous successes for our students, staff, and academic programming. Davenport educators continued to garner awards; our athletes won state championships; students benefited from leadership opportunities on the national and international stage; and we even celebrated a National Merit… Read more
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