North High Thespians Prepare for “Children of a Lesser God”

NHS_children_of_a_lesser_god_production North High Wildcat Productions is hard at work on the upcoming fall production of “Children of a Lesser God.” Production dates are November 7-9 with performances starting at 7:00 on the 7th and 8th and at 2:00 on the 9th. Ticket prices will be $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for… Read more

West High School Senior Named National Merit Scholarship “Commended Student”

Annalise Buehner 09292014 Annalise K. Buehner, a West High School senior, has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Annalise is the daughter of Colleen Buehner of Blue Grass. Annalise is one of approximately 34,000 Commended Students recognized throughout the nation for their exceptional academic promise. Although they… Read more

Truman Elementary School Celebrates Transformation

Truman Elementary 09252014 022 Students, parents, staff, and administrators celebrated the complete interior renovation of Truman Elementary School on Thursday, September 25, 2014, with a ribbon cutting and open house at the school. The renovation includes a secure entr…ance and the media center (school library) is now positioned as the central hub of the… Read more

Mid City High Student Interviews Superintendent for New School Newspaper

MCH_Tate_interview_student_newspaper Andrew Buesing, a senior at Mid City High School, had the opportunity to meet with and interview Dr. Tate earlier this month. The interview took place in one of the building’s common collaborative learning spaces, and Dr.Tate answered questions about the construction of Mid City, the plans for the future… Read more

Pete the Cat visits Garfield Elementary

IMG_2779_screen_resolution Garfield Elementary School recently welcomed Pete the Cat to their all school assembly. Pete the Cat is a favorite character from a series of books. Fifth graders helped to tell the story of… Read more

Environmental Club Students Beautify Central High

CHS_environmental_club_cleanup_day The Central High Environmental Club, sponsored by Mrs. Heninger, recently organized and completed a campus cleanup day. This was another way in which TAG (Talented And Gifted) students came together to beautify Central and the community. Volunteers met on the Main Street steps and cleaned school grounds and the area… Read more

Wood Choirs Accept University of Iowa Children’s Hospital’s Invite

hopital-300x198_combo On Friday, December 12, the Wood Intermediate 7-8 grade choirs will have an opportunity to show their school spirit while spreading holiday cheer with the patients at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital! Wood’s student musicians will sing and play for most of an hour in the John Carver Pavillon… Read more

West High Show Choir Performs at HAVlife Celebration

WHS_show_choir_HavLIFE On September 19th, members of “West Connection,” West High’s varsity show choir, performed as part of the HAVlife Foundation’s “Preventing Lost Potential Day” celebration. HAVlife’s mission is “To Prevent Lost Potential™ of youth through support of participation in athletics, music and the arts.” Many students from our district benefit from… Read more

Marching Blue Devils Win Awards

CHS_marching_blue_devils_win_at_Fort Madison Marching Classic Congratulations to the Marching Blue Devils on a very successful weekend! The Marching Blue Devils won best percussion, best guard, best horn line, best drum majors, and 1st place in 4A at Fort Madison’s Marching Classic. They then traveled to the Mount Pleasant Marching Invitational where they won best percussion,… Read more

A New North High Homecoming Tradition

NHS_homecoming_combo This year, North High began a new tradition of a Homecoming Parade and Bonfire. The parade began at Wood Intermediate School, with North High School’s first principal Dr. Paul Johnson as Grand Marshall, and proceeded through northern Davenport neighborhoods, ending at the high school. Participants in the parade included the… Read more

“Cool” Physical Science at Mid City High

Mid_City_ice_science_1 Students in Lynn Meyers’ Physical Science class at Mid City High recently engaged in some really cool project-based learning. The goal of their latest science experiment was for students to measure the effect… Read more

Fillmore Elementary WatchD.O.G.S.

IMG_9334 Almost 100 Dads and other family members visited Fillmore Elementary on September 16th to learn about the WatchD.O.G.S. program and to enjoy a night out with their kids. This program encourages dads, uncles,… Read more
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