Iowa String Teachers Association High School Honors Orchestra

chs string teachers Congratulations to three musicians from Central High School’s Blue Devil Orchestras for their placements at the Iowa String Teachers Association High School Honors Orchestra held at UNI this past weekend. Collin Bracey placed 6th in cello, Michelle Hernandez placed 5th in violin, and Gabriel Lance placed 3rd in viola. These… Read more

WHS Students Learn Teambuilding and Leadership at West Lake Park

whs west lake 1 On, Wednesday, May 13,  2015, West High School’s Citi High Cultures of Collaboration freshmen leadership class and Special Education Life Skills class took a teambuilding and leadership day field trip to West Lake Park. Students learned about water safety, the environment, different habitats, and participated in canoeing, kayaking, throwing an… Read more

MCHS Manufacturing and Product Development Class Help School

mch manufacturing Students in Mr. Thede’s Manufacturing and Product Development class have been very busy these nine weeks. They have built our Graduation Podium for our graduation ceremony this spring. In addition, they have been raising money by repairing furniture for faculty, building custom made golf club sets, and repairing golf clubs… Read more

Buchanan Hosts Standing Room Only Crowd for Art Walk and Music Concert

buchanan art On Thursday, May 14th, Buchanan Elementary treated a standing room only crowd to a K-5 art walk and K-2 music concert.  Every K-5 student displayed at least one piece of artwork and the K-2 students performed songs telling the story of Frog and Toad All Year.… Read more

Public Invited to Bechtel Trust History Scholarship Reception

davenport schools logo The Davenport Community School District is pleased to announce the five finalists for the Bechtel Trust History Scholarship Award: Halie Dodd-North High School, Katelyn Griffith-West High School, Bailey Johnston-Central High School, Alicia Luebbe-West High School, and Thompson Teasdale-Central High School. The students submitted an initial project plan and student profile… Read more

DCSD Salutes its School Board

IASB_thank_you_Boards May is School Board Appreciation Month. We appreciate all it does on an ongoing basis; however, we wanted to take this opportunity to especially thank DCSD’s School Board for the groundbreaking work begun this year. These initiatives included supporting actions, programs, and activities to reduce the impact of poverty on… Read more

Davenport Community Schools Announce 2015 Graduation Schedule

Graduates Lifting Mortarboards --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis The Davenport Community Schools are pleased to announce their high school graduation schedule for 2015: 2014-15 Graduation Schedule May 27, 2015 at Galvin Fine Arts – St. Ambrose 7:00 pm – Mid City High School Graduation Ceremony May 31, 2015 at the I Wireless Center 11:00 am – West High… Read more

School Board Completes See Poverty … Be the Difference Book Study

Beegle Book The School Board recently completed its study of Dr. Donna Beegle’s book, See Poverty … Be the Difference, which included a Skype call with Dr. Beegle on May 4th. Dr. Beegle complimented the board as being revolutionary and pioneering. Click here to read summaries of the discussions. From here,… Read more