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DCSD Board Hosts Information Session for 2017 School Board Candidates

Elections Ahead appears on a yellow diamond-shaped road sign The Davenport Community Schools Board of Directors will host an Information Session for individuals who may be interested in running for one of the three open Board positions in the September 12, 2017 election. Board members Linda Hayes and Jamie Snyder will conduct the session  which will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28th in the 3rd floor Board Room of the Achievement Service Center, 1606 Brady Street, Davenport. Topics will include the role, responsibilities, and expectations of Board members, as well as how to complete and file the nomination papers the the District’s Board Secretary.  The candidate filing…

Davenport Community Schools Hosts Job Fair

Davenport Community Schools Color logo The Davenport Community School District is hosting a Job Fair from 9:00 a.m. to Noon on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the IowaWorks Center, 902 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport.  The District is currently hiring for a wide range of positions including: Clerical, Food Service, Janitorial, Para Educators, and Teachers. DCSD Human Resources staff members will be on site to answer any questions. Please stop by the IowaWorks Center on June 29th or call 563/445-3200, ext. 2, to schedule an interview.  …

West Student Accepted for University of Iowa Writing Residency

Michael Davis campus photo West High junior, Michael Davis, was accepted into the University of Iowa’s prestigious International Writing Program for the summer residency, Between the Lines Identity & Belonging, taking place in July. This is quite the honor for Michael, an editor for the Beak ‘n’ Eye and a passionate, articulate, and innovative writer.…

West Stagecraft Classes Perform Radio Plays

West students performing radio plays Fifty students in West High’s stagecraft classes worked on sound, lighting, set design, costumes, acting, directing, stage managing, and publicity in performing live radio plays for several classes on May 26th in the auditorium during first and second blocks.…

School Volunteers Recognized with 2017 H.U.G. Awards

Volunteers receiving the H.U.G. Award from Monroe Elementary Davenport Community Schools recognizes and appreciates the many contributions of volunteers by presenting those who serve with the annual Helping Us Grow (H.U.G.) Award. Over 100 parent and community volunteers were nominated this year by school staff and each received a certificate, lapel pin, and formal recognition at volunteer appreciation events in our schools. The H.U.G. Award has been a part of the Davenport Community Schools for nearly 20 years and recognizes those who go above and beyond to help the district continually improve and strive for excellence and distinction. Volunteers make a difference! For a complete list of 2017…

Central Students Explore Careers at Deere MTIC

Central students at Deere's MTIC Students from Mrs. Killian’s General and Advanced Placement Chemistry courses at Central High toured Deere & Co.’s Moline Technology and Innovation Center (MTIC). They saw the labs, including paint, chemical analysis, polymers, metallurgy, sound/vibration, and advanced manufacturing. They also met with engineers to learn about their work and explore the many career options in engineering.…

West Adds Services to Food Pantry

West students in food pantry During charity week at West High, Zeglin’s donated a washer and dryer, and Student Senate raised money to help with plumbing installation costs to add laundering options to the school’s full-service food pantry. A clothing closet will also be added, and an open house to showcase all available services will be held next fall.…

Davenport Graduates Visit Their Elementary Schools

Buffalo senior and kindergarten graduates Several Davenport Schools graduates visited their elementary schools, including West students who visited Buchanan, Buffalo, Hayes, and Wilson; and Central students who visited Garfield. At Buffalo Elementary (pictured), the students were the first class to enter the newly built building as kindergartners. They were joined by Mid City, Muscatine, and North graduates. All of the elementary school visitors received high fives and cheers as role models for the younger students.…
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