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    Dr. Art Tate Recieves Lloyd Schoeneman Community Impact Award

    tate-award-102116-fix On October 4th, Quad City Arts presented the annual Lloyd Schoeneman Community Impact Awards at their annual meeting. Superintendent Dr. Art Tate received the Arts Educator award for his exceptional support of arts education in the Davenport School District, including the Creative Arts Academy, artsBASICS, and the new Central High… Read more

    West Students Debate Dream Act

    whs-debate-102116-fix “Kealey’s Congress” took place in Mr. Kealey’s West High classroom on October 10th. Mr. Richard Sweet, collective bargainer, served as mediator in the debate over passage of the Dream Act. Students took sides on the issue and debated using parliamentary procedure about whether individuals born in our country to undocumented… Read more

    ProStart Students Attend National Expo

    ProStart Culinary Arts Students ProStart students, along with Central High teacher, Mrs. Cross, recently experienced a unique learning opportunity by learning what it takes to work in the food service industry at the National Restaurant Association Chairman’s Breakfast and Career Expo at DesMoines Area Community College in Ankeny, Iowa. The most important job advice… Read more

    Fillmore Celebrates Attendance Achievements

    Fillmore perfect attendance students As a result of the district’s “Strive for Less than Five” Initiative involving staff, students, and families, Fillmore Elementary has an all-time high of 96.1% attendance. To help reach this goal of five or less absences each school year, Fillmore provides the following initiatives: attendance trophies for the classrooms with… Read more

    American Academy of Art Artist Visits Students

    Visiting art day An artist from the American Academy of Art visited North High’s Art Portfolio class and Art Club on October 6th. Students learned about art careers and received critiques on their prepared portfolios. American Academy of Art representative, Sarah Kasch, also talked with West High students about pursuing art education after… Read more

    Artist Paige Hernandez Visits Walcott Elementary

    Paige Hernandez and principal Mike Lawler On Friday, September 30th, artist Paige Hernandez visited Walcott Elementary students. Paige is a dancer, composer, and performer from Washington, D.C., known for her innovative fusion of poetry, hip hop, dance, and education. The Quad Cities Art Council funded her visit that taught students about salsa and hip hop dancing,… Read more

    QC Botanical Center Provides Enrichment at Wilson Stepping Stones

    Composting at Wilson Elementary Greg Wolf, Education Director at the Quad City Botanical Center, recently visited Wilson Elementary’s Stepping Stones program to provide a fun and educational science enrichment to students. During the visit, students learned… Read more

    Davenport Singers Celebrate Music

    2016 Metrofest crowd photograph On Monday, October 3rd, nearly 1,000 choir members from Bettendorf, Assumption, North Scott, Pleasant Valley, and the Davenport high schools participated in Metrofest. During the festival, the singers spent the afternoon rehearsing with guest conductors, and then they put on a stunning concert that evening in the Pleasant Valley gymnasium… Read more
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