North High Pom Cats Win Awards at UDA Summer Camp

NHS_Pom_Cats_Combined The North High Varsity Pom Cats attended the Universal Dance Association Summer Camp at Western Illinois over the summer and came home with numerous awards. The team earned a Superior rating and a 1st Place trophy in the Home Routine Competition, the Leadership Award (which was voted on by their… Read more

Central High Marching Band Will Represent Iowa in 2015 Independence Day Parade

CHS_marching_band The Central High Blue Devil Marching Band, led by Director Alex Wilga, has been selected to represent Iowa in the 2015 National Independence Day Parade in Washington D.C.  Groups invited to attend the parade can only participate with a congressional nomination, and Central was nominated by Congressman Loebsack. Congratulations to… Read more

Now Launching…DCSD Virtual Backpack!

virtual_backpack_1inch_thumbnail Traditionally, the Davenport Community School District has permitted the distribution of  materials from our non-profit community partners informing our families of programs and activities that are focused on improving the health, education, or welfare of our students. With the start of the school year, the Davenport Community Schools has launched… Read more

North High Junior Selected to National Society of High School Scholars

NHS_Jenna Hartman Jenna Hartman, a North High School junior, has recently been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.  The NSHSS was formed in 2002 to recognize academic excellence at the high school level, and it encourages members to apply their unique talents and potential for… Read more

Now Accepting Model Teacher Nominations

10477-DCS TLCS Banner PROOF Do you know an exceptional teacher that you would like to nominate for recognition?  Or are you an excellent teacher who would be willing to open your classroom door to fellow teachers and discuss your practice? If so, you might want to consider the role of Model Teacher. Davenport Schools… Read more

Davenport Schools Roll Out Teacher Leadership Program

Sarah McGlynn & Melody Oswald Davenport Community Schools have rolled out their Teacher Leadership program with the start of the 2014-2015 school year. The District has received approximately $5 million per year for the next three years to invest in implementing a teacher career path system that offers stipends to teachers who apply and are… Read more

Graduation Destination 2014

Graduation Destination 08162014 031 A steady crowd of families came through the River’s Edge during Graduation Destination on Saturday, August 16, 2014. During the kick-off portion of the event, Mayor Bill Gluba, Board President Ralph Johanson, and Superintendent Art Tate spoke to students, their families, and the community… Read more

Davenport Community Schools Students “Unpack Their Backpacks”

Jefferson Unpack Your Backpack 08142014 003 Davenport Community Schools students and their families enjoyed last night’s traditional “Unpack Your Backpack”  event.  “Unpack Your Backpack” gives students the opportunity to meet their teacher and check out the classroom before the first day of school. For our parents, it’s an opportunity to meet their child’s teacher and also… Read more

Dr. Maryanne Wolf Presents at the River Center

Maryanne Wolf 08142014 018 Dr. Maryanne Wolf, an internationally renown literacy expert and professor at Tufts University, spoke to more than 300 Davenport Community School District teachers and administrators, along with employees of the Mississippi River Bend AEA, on August 14, 2014 at the River Center in downtown Davenport. The petite and dynamic Wolf  … Read more

Reminder: Unpack Your Backpack on Thursday, August 14!

DCS1ACR Just a quick reminder to our parents of elementary school students that Unpack Your Backpack will be tomorrow, Thursday, August 14th various times depending upon your child’s school. For a complete list, please click on Unpack Your Backpack and click on the link in the first paragraph for a listing… Read more

Davenport West’s Pitcher Named Captain of the Quad City Times All-Metro Baseball Team

Davenport_West_Logo Tommy Dorton, pitcher for the Davenport West High School baseball team had a great season that has been capped off by being named captain of the Quad City Times All-Metro baseball team. Dorton helped fuel the Falcons to 27 victories and their first Mississippi Athletic Conference in more than 20… Read more

CHS Cheerleaders Garner Awards at Summer Cheer Camp

Varsity Cheerleaders 2014-15 The Davenport Central Varsity Cheerleaders recently spent 4 days at a National Cheerleading Association summer camp hosted at the University of Northern Iowa with other cheer teams across Iowa.  As a team the girls received: a 1st place trophy for their Champion Chant competition, a 1st place trophy for their… Read more
  • superintendents_message_welcome_back

  • Community_Eligibility_Plan_CEP

  • TLCS_model_teacher_nomination

  • NCompass_right_column_image

  • Davenport_Reads_right_column_image

  • Be_Bully_Smart

  • suicide_prevention_resources_1