Responsive Design Changes Coming Soon to DCS Web Sites

construction_cone With roughly half of our visitors using mobile phones or tablets to view our web sites, we have decided to integrate “responsive design” into our network of web sites. Responsive design will improve functionality by providing a more user-friendly site for all visitors, cross-platform. The web browsing experience on mobile… Read more

Guinness Record Holder Dana Starkell Visits West High

WHS Stories Fix 100915 Dana Starkell, author of Paddle to the Amazon, spoke to Mr. Kim Strunk’s students at West High School on October 5, 2015. Starkell and his father, Don, completed the longest paddle (12,186 miles) from Winnipeg, Canada to Belem, Brazil, earning a listing in the Guinness Book of World Records.  … Read more

Don’t Miss Band Spectacular Tuesday Night at Brady Street Stadium!

bandspc It’s Showtime !!!  The Davenport Community School District BAND SPECTACULAR will step off at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, at Brady Street Stadium!  A 50-year old Davenport tradition, marching band fans will be entertained by 9 of Iowa’s finest bands.  Performing at historic Brady Street Stadium are the marching… Read more

Hayes Elementary Launches STEAM Program

IMG_1490 Hayes Elementary Librarian Kristi Couch is taking on a new role this week – STEAM Program Coordinator. During designated times each day, students from all grade levels will come to the library… Read more

Creative Arts Academy Hosts Revue Fundraiser

CAA Revue 100915 The Creative Arts Academy hosted its first official Fundraiser, the Creative Arts Academy Revue, on Friday, September 25th. Guests enjoyed artwork and performances by Creative Arts Students, such as a steel drum ensemble, a dance, and skit based on the novel The Great Gatsby; original songs created by students; and… Read more

Tanzanians Visit Mid City Students

MCH Tanzania 100915 Elibariki Kisimbo and Joseph Kimbwereza, who work for the Empower Tanzania organization, visited Mid City High School students to talk about life, the water crisis, schools, and health initiatives in Tanzania. Upon hearing that Tanzanians have to walk six miles or more to get a bucket of water (that is … Read more

Walcott Students Attend Biz Town

Walcott Biz Town Fix 100915 Walcott Elementary students attended Junior Achievement’s BizTown on Thursday, October 1st, for a simulation day. During this simulation, students ran businesses such as City Hall, Supply Center, Environmental Shop, and Print Shop along with a few others. Students became CEOs and CFOs of these businesses and used the knowledge they… Read more

Central High Students Attend Yearbook Workshop

NHS Yearbook WS Fix 100915 Under the supervision of yearbook adviser Ms. Ebener, Central High students Bree Quigley, Natalie Lawton, and Taelor Wyatt went to Kansas City for a publisher’s “Elite Weekend” workshop. The group worked with award-winning yearbook advisers from around the country and schools from around the Midwest, learning skills to help improve… Read more