Former West High Stars Pursue Dreams on the International Basketball Court

WHS_former_basketbal_stars_COMBO Two former Falcon basketball players are currently enjoying game time on the international basketball court. Nat Gaston, currently enrolled as a junior at Hong Kong’s University of Science and Technology, is now a member of the university’s men’s basketball team. Nat (#11 in the upper photo) started for the Falcons… Read more

Festival of Trees High School Art Exhibition Awards Announced

20141115_113558 Of the thirteen awards announced for the Festival of Trees High School Art Exhibition, Davenport Community School District students took seven awards, including “Best of Show.”  Austin Robertson of North High School received Best of Show (pictured). Photography: Hailey Forrest  of North High School took first place. Taylor Chandler of… Read more

Mid City High Students Featured in Festival of Trees

MCHS_Festival_of_trees_combo If you happen to visit the Festival of Trees anytime between now and November 30th, keep an eye out for the Mid City High School student artworks that are on display. Mediums represented include colored pencil, drawing pencil, oil pastel, watercolor, acrylic, sharpie, and digital photography. Also participating in Festival… Read more

Central High Student Selected for 2015 International Thespian Festival

CHS_Rhinocorns_combo Congratulations to Central High School’s competitive acting troupe #2951, also known as “The Rhinocorns.” This past weekend they competed at the University of Northern Iowa at the State Thespian Festival. Junior Ben Greiner received 2nd place for Stage Management and was selected to represent the state of Iowa at the… Read more

North High Selected to Perform at 2015 International Thespian Festival

NHS_international_thespians A big congrats goes out to the North High Wildcat Thespians who traveled to the University of Northern Iowa for the annual Iowa State Thespian Festival last Friday. Their studio version of “Children of a Lesser God” won the Chapter Select designation in the Studio Theater category, and the production… Read more

Madison Elementary Recognized with Regional Community Schools Honor

Steve Mielenhausen, Principal Madison Elementary was recently recognized for its approach to community engagement by the Federation of Community Schools. Steve Mielenhausen, principal of Madison Elementary, received the Leadership Award from this important education advocacy group. He was honored at the Federation’s Annual Conference in Naperville, IL on November 14, 2014, where education… Read more

Davenport Community Schools Employees Donate $42,028

Davenport Community Schools 2014 Employee Giving Campaign was a great success! Over the past 17 years our employees have donated $892,028 to non-profit and charitable community organizations that support families in need. Our total gift raised in the 2014 campaign was $42,028.   We are  proud of our Davenport Community Schools… Read more

Central High Announces Music Scholarship Winner; Marching Band Performs at Nationals

CHS_band_nationals_combo Congratulations to the Central High Marching Blue Devils on an amazing performance at Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Marching Blue Devils were one of ninety four bands that competed over a three day time frame. They finished in 9th place in their class out of… Read more

West High Engineering Team Wins Award at National Competition

IMG_0389_low_res “Falcon Fever,” West High’s Real World Design Challenge Team, participated in the National RWDC contest this past weekend, and we’re proud to say the team has earned the Most Creative Presentation Merit Award.… Read more

DCS Students Selected to All-State Choir

NHS_Pierre_Young_all_state_choir_2014 Congratulations to North High sophomore Pierre Young for being selected as one of the Solo Finalists for the All-State Choir. Pierre sent in his recording and was selected to be a part of the final auditions for the song “Noel.” It is a very high honor to be chosen as… Read more

Sudlow Campus Receives an Upgrade

sudlow trees The landscape at Sudlow has changed recently as eight new trees have been planted. There were a variety of species planted: red maple, sycamore, swamp white oak, red oak, and bald cypress. These were either replacement for previous trees or added to the landscape to improve its appearance. This was… Read more

Mid City High School Ribbon Cutting

IMG_7722-2 (1024x735) Over 100 visitors toured Mid City High School recently during a ribbon cutting / grand opening celebration. Special guest speakers included Mayor Bill Gluba, School Board President Ralph Johansen, and Tara Barney, President… Read more
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