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Feedback Requested on Our District Developed Special Education Service Delivery Plan

We would like to share a draft of our  District Developed Special Education Delivery Plan in order to get feedback from parents and guardians of students who may be receiving services. Your comments will be valuable in the creation of this plan. We will hold a meeting at each school in the Davenport Community School District on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The time of each meeting may vary by school. You’ll be hearing more details soon from your child’s school.  If the date and/or time of the meeting doesn’t work with your schedule, please review the plan and then click on this link to share your comments with us. We will need to receive your email feedback not later than 5 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2019.  The plan will be reviewed again. The next step will be to present the plan to our Board and then send a final version to the state for review and approval as part of out Phase II Accreditation work.

North Soccer Team Holds Fundraiser for Coach’s Daughter

McKenzie Gamble The North High boys soccer team hosted the “A Cure for Kenzie” to support Coach David Gamble’s daughter, McKenzie, who at 19 years old, is battling a rare form of ovarian cancer for a second time. McKenzie is enduring chemotherapy treatments every week while being enrolled at the University of Iowa. The team made T-shirts and is taking donations, including through a Go Fund Me page, here.

Central Thespians Earn Several Honors for Heather’s

Peyton Reese Congratulations to Central High senior, Peyton Reese (pictured), for once again being selected to compete in the Triple Threat Showcase for the Iowa High School Musical Theatre Association for her role as Veronica Sawyer in Central’s production of Heather’s The Musical: High School Edition. Peyton also received the Outstanding Performance in a Principal Role award. This is a remarkable accomplishment and honor. Several other thespians were also recognized for the efforts in this year’s production including: Jack Bevans – Special Recognition For Performance In a Principal Role Victoria King – Special Recognition For Performance In a Principal Role Distinguished Scene – “Dead Girl Walking”

Mid City iJAG Takes Second Place at Career Development Conference

Mid City iJAG students with awards Mid City High Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAG) students attended the annual Career Development Conference in Ankeny, Iowa. They participated in several competitive events throughout the day. Alexis Larson took first place for Showmanship and the group took second place during the Market Junk Game.

Elementary Schools Collaborate on Fifth-Grade Band Festival

Elementary band members On Tuesday, May 7th, students from six Davenport elementary schools came together to perform at the Davenport 5th Grade Band Festival, held at Central High School. The mass band performed three pieces and were even treated to a performance by their very own band directors. The students have grown so much this school year and truly enjoyed showing off their talents. Schools represented included Adams, Eisenhower, Garfield, Madison, McKinley, and Washington, under the direction of Jillian Johnson, Madeline Schumacher, Terry Reiter, and Joshua Youngs. Congratulations on a fantastic performance, 5th graders!

North Wrestler Earn All American Title at National Trials

Tateum Park wrestling North High junior, Tateum Park, earned the 6th Place All American title in the under 23 division of the 2019 USA Freestyle National Wrestling World Team Trials in Irving, Texas. With her birthday in December 2001, Tateum was one of the youngest competing in the girls 1996 to 2001 birth year division. Great job, Tateum!

West’s FTC Team Finishes in Top 1% at World Championships

Disruptive Innovations & Mortal Combots West’s FTC team, the Mortal Combots, finished 23rd out of 80 in the Ochoa Division at FIRST Robotics World Championships. They also finished in the top 100 out of 6200 (1%) teams in the world. West’s FRC robotics team, Disruptive Innovation, had a record of 2-8 in the Archimedes Division. The team competed in several close matches and never quit working. Disruptive Innovation represented the State of Iowa and West well. It was another great season for West Robotics. Congratulations!

Central’s Tobacco Free Crew Finishes First in Rap Contest

Tobacco Free Crew 327 Congratulations to Central High’s Tobacco Free Crew 327 on their first-place finish in the Tobacco Free Rap contest sponsored by Shades of Success. The group, led by Ms. Tot, took several weeks to write and turn their rap dreams into a reality. Dwayne Laws, DeAngelo Howard, Aniyah Gatewood, Stephanie McGowan, and Trevion Cooke’s efforts all caught the eye of Devin Derrick who produced the group’s video. Thank you to theses amazing students for reminding us all of the importance of staying tobacco and nicotine free!  Go here to watch their video!
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