Community Helpers Encourage Reading

DSCF4665 (1280x960) Yesterday all DCS first grade students attended a new program called Community Helpers Encourage Reading. This program featured guests from our local police, fire, medic, public works, IDOT, and National Guard with… Read more

North High’s Year Book Staff Receives Mark of Distinction

NHS Yearbook 100215 Congratulations to the North High yearbook staff who received 3,650 points out of a possible 3,700 to earn the Mark of Distinction from the National Scholastic Press Association for Concept and Essentials for the 2014 Norwica.… Read more

Wood Intermediate’s Jamie Pratt Receives Rotary Grant

Wood Pratt Crop 100215 Wood Intermediate’s Jamie Pratt was awarded one of the 2015 Davenport Rotary Charitable Giving Grants ($1000) for the Wood Intermediate School Battle of the Books Program.… Read more

Playwright and Actor Tom Dugan Visits North High

NHS Dugan Fix 100215 On September 18th, approximately 100 North High students met with and listened to Mr. Tom Dugan, noted playwright and actor. Mr. Dugan visited through an arrangement with the Quad City Arts organization. He spent time visiting with students, discussing his career as an actor, and reading aloud from one of… Read more

Mid City High’s Library Learning Commons Explores 3-D Printing

MCH 3D critter fix 100215 Mid City High School students recently enjoyed enhancing their 21st Century educations by exploring the relatively new engineering concept of 3-D printing, thanks to a loan from the Mississippi Bend AEA the librarian/tech integrationist arranged. Students first used online software to learn how to design their projects and then watched… Read more

100% of North High’s AP Calculus Students Pass AP Test

NHS AP Calc Fix 100215 Mrs. Buckley’s 2014/2015 Honors Calculus class completed their AP testing with 100% of the students passing. Students included Alex Belzer, Hannah Bosco, Cindy Chen, RaId Euring, Perry Howard, Thao Luong, Dalena Nguyen, Mira Roark, Bennett Robertson, and Kat Stoldt.… Read more

Central High’s Volleyball Team Encourages Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention

CHS Volleyball Fix 100215 On Tuesday, September 22nd, Central High’s volleyball team sponsored a Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention theme at their game. The team, under the guidance of Coach Higgins, sold purple shirts and took donations at lunches to support this amazing cause. All people wearing the purple shirts were admitted to… Read more

EMTs Hold Demonstration at JB Young

JB EMT fix 092515 EMTs from Advanced Medical Transport (AMT) visited the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) 7th and 8th graders on Friday, September 18th, to talk about the training necessary for various jobs in the medical field and what an average work day looks like for them. They taught students the basics of… Read more