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Unpack Your Backpack Nights

Pink cartoon print girls' backpack for school The first day of the 2017-2018 school year will be Thursday, August 24th. Our elementary schools are hosting their 2017 Unpack Your Backpack Night on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at their buildings. It’s a good opportunity for you to visit the school with your child and help them get some of their supplies unpacked before the first day of school. You can also see the classroom and visit with your child’s teacher. The times for each school are: Adams Elementary                                        …

West High Students Compete in State Fair Contest

West High students with their horses West High sophomores Maureen Campbell (L) and Kaylee Wulf (R) competed in the Iowa State Fair Cowgirl Queen contest in the Junior Division with 85 other girls. Maureen represented the Rock Star Saddle Club and Kaylee represented the Muscatine Saddle Club. Nice work, Students!…

A “Look Back” by the Class of 2017

West High student graduate Please enjoy the following “look back” video that features members of the Class of 2017 as they recall their favorite experiences at Davenport Community Schools and talk about their plans for the future. We are extremely proud of all our graduates, and we wish them the best as they begin their lives after high school! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vdtp0FEigzY  …

1st Day Project: Quad-City Wide School Supply Drive in Full Swing

1st Day Quad-City Wide School Supply Drive logo Each year since 2006, the Davenport Community School District has worked in collaboration with surrounding districts in the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities to collect donations of school supplies to ensure that our students most in need will have the tools they need to start their first day of school with confidence. The need for supplies continues to grow, so each year we’re grateful for the support from our communities and corporate partners. There are many ways to donate to Davenport Community Schools students. There are collection sites where you can drop off donations including our Achievement Service Center at…

West Student Accepted for University of Iowa Writing Residency

Michael Davis campus photo West High junior, Michael Davis, was accepted into the University of Iowa’s prestigious International Writing Program for the summer residency, Between the Lines Identity & Belonging, taking place in July. This is quite the honor for Michael, an editor for the Beak ‘n’ Eye and a passionate, articulate, and innovative writer.…

West Stagecraft Classes Perform Radio Plays

West students performing radio plays Fifty students in West High’s stagecraft classes worked on sound, lighting, set design, costumes, acting, directing, stage managing, and publicity in performing live radio plays for several classes on May 26th in the auditorium during first and second blocks.…

School Volunteers Recognized with 2017 H.U.G. Awards

Volunteers receiving the H.U.G. Award from Monroe Elementary Davenport Community Schools recognizes and appreciates the many contributions of volunteers by presenting those who serve with the annual Helping Us Grow (H.U.G.) Award. Over 100 parent and community volunteers were nominated this year by school staff and each received a certificate, lapel pin, and formal recognition at volunteer appreciation events in our schools. The H.U.G. Award has been a part of the Davenport Community Schools for nearly 20 years and recognizes those who go above and beyond to help the district continually improve and strive for excellence and distinction. Volunteers make a difference! For a complete list of 2017…

Central Students Explore Careers at Deere MTIC

Central students at Deere's MTIC Students from Mrs. Killian’s General and Advanced Placement Chemistry courses at Central High toured Deere & Co.’s Moline Technology and Innovation Center (MTIC). They saw the labs, including paint, chemical analysis, polymers, metallurgy, sound/vibration, and advanced manufacturing. They also met with engineers to learn about their work and explore the many career options in engineering.…
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