McKinley Elementary Hosts JDRF Fundraiser

photo 2 During the month of April, McKinley Elementary School raised over $1,800 for Juvenile Diabetes Research! Throughout the month, students were educated about Diabetes and how it impacts one of their classmates at McKinley. Students learned how their fellow student checks her blood sugar and gives herself insulin before every meal.… Read more

North High Orchestra Participates in UNI Invitational

nhs orchestra On Wednesday April 22, the North High Orchestra traveled to the University of Northern Iowa, where they performed as part of the UNI orchestra invitational in the Gallagher-Bluedorn auditorium. Following the performance, the orchestra was treated to a clinic by the entire UNI string staff. North was honored to be… Read more

West High Playwright’s Work Accepted into 2015 Quad City Playwrights’ Festival

whs reality “A Reality,” a play written by West High’s Roudaina Alzohby, has been selected to run in the 2015 Quad City Playwrights’ Festival, sponsored by Augustana College. Roudaina’s play will be presented on May 17th at 3:00pm in the Black Box Theatre, located in Augustana’s Bergendoff Hall. Congratulations on this honor,… Read more

North High Boys Track Team at the Drake Relays

nhs drake relay Congratulations to the North High Wildcat Boys Track Team and the following student qualifiers for the Drake Relays! In the Long Jump, congratulations to Isaiah Gibbs. In the 4×100 M Relay, congrats to Collin Glazek, Isaiah Gibbs, Calvin Conger, and Zeke Hayslett. And in the 4×200 M Relay, congrats to… Read more

Central High Battle of the Books Team Wins 2nd in State

chs book thieves “The Book Thieves,” Central High’s Battle of the Books team, recently competed in the state competition at Marshalltown High School. After a successful morning of competition, the team ended up in 2nd place, losing to the champions by a mere 5 points. Team members are Sophomores Megan Bemis, Hannah Mandell,… Read more

Mid City Student Receives Scholarship

mch beth houghton Beth Houghton, senior at Mid City High School, has been announced as the recipient of the Davenport Schools Foundation Betty Nelson Career Technical Scholarship. Congratulations, Beth!… Read more

Harrison Elementary Visits Vander Veer Botanical Park

video_still Thanks to the Davenport Schools Foundation’s “Great Minds” Program, every 2nd grade student at Davenport Community Schools gets to take a fun, educational field trip to Vander Veer Botanical Park. Harrison Elementary visited the park this week, and thanks to Harrison parent Ryan VanDaele, we can all get a glimpse… Read more

Title I Schools Present Multi-Cultural Event for Families

100_0262_small District Title I schools hosted their annual Multi-Cultural Night on April 30th at the Clarion Hotel. Each school presented a different country with a display of facts, cultural items, music, educational activities,… Read more