DCSD Salutes its School Board

IASB_thank_you_Boards May is School Board Appreciation Month. We appreciate all it does on an ongoing basis; however, we wanted to take this opportunity to especially thank DCSD’s School Board for the groundbreaking work begun this year. These initiatives included supporting actions, programs, and activities to reduce the impact of poverty on… Read more

Davenport Community Schools Announce 2015 Graduation Schedule

Graduates Lifting Mortarboards --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis The Davenport Community Schools are pleased to announce their high school graduation schedule for 2015: 2014-15 Graduation Schedule May 27, 2015 at Galvin Fine Arts – St. Ambrose 7:00 pm – Mid City High School Graduation Ceremony May 31, 2015 at the I Wireless Center 11:00 am – West High… Read more

School Board Completes See Poverty … Be the Difference Book Study

Beegle Book The School Board recently completed its study of Dr. Donna Beegle’s book, See Poverty … Be the Difference, which included a Skype call with Dr. Beegle on May 4th. Dr. Beegle complimented the board as being revolutionary and pioneering. Click here to read summaries of the discussions. From here,… Read more

Wood Intermediate Choirs Perform National Anthem for River Bandits Crowd

wood national anthem The Wood Intermediate 6th, 7th, and 8th grade mass choirs were invited to sing the Star Spangled-Banner at the May 13th home game of the Quad Cities River Bandits. Sunny and blue skies welcomed their rendition as a full stadium of enthusiastic fans sang along. Many of the singers were… Read more

West High Student Wins Writing and Photo Contest

whs solomon yoke Davenport West High School senior Solomon Yoke has been named a national winner in the Quill and Scroll 2015 International Writing and Photo Contest judged by professional journalists. Solomon was one of 28 winners in the Feature Writing category out of 266 entries from across the nation. Solomon’s feature article,… Read more

Year End Wrap-up from the Central High Environmental Club

chs environmental home Now in its tenth year, Central’s Environmental Club consists of thirty active students recycling approximately 26,000 containers every year and spreading the word of environmental activism throughout the school. There are now 50 classrooms that have can and bottle recycling bins in them, plus an additional 10 large bins located… Read more

Lellig Drafted by Waterloo Black Hawks

chs lellig Congratulations to Central High sophomore Hunter Lellig, who has been drafted to play hockey for the Waterloo Black Hawks! This has been a long-time goal for Hunter, taking many years of dedication, practice, and hard work. To read more about Hunter’s journey to the Black Hawks, visit http://m.wcfcourier.com/sports/hockey/blackhawksRead more

DCSD Gears Up for New Visitor Management System

IMG_6695 (640x427) Visitors to our schools may have already noticed a new check in system. The District is implementing the Raptor system to automate check in and provide a safer environment by scanning visitor IDs against the national sex offender registry. The schools are currently getting to know the system, which will… Read more