Algebra Students at Mid City High Utilize Unique Instructional Tool

MCHS_ALEKS_1_CROP Mrs. Kormann, Mentor Teacher in math at Mid-City High, is piloting a new online math software program called ALEKS with her Computer-based Algebra students. ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces) is a ground-breaking technology developed at New York University and the University of California, Irvine, by a team of… Read more

West High Students Create Glass Art

WHS_glassblowing_paperweights_USE_COMBINED Earlier this month, six West High students took classes at the Hot Glass glassblowing studio, located in downtown Davenport. Kylie Barraclough, Paige Roehlk, Darius Klinkner, Gary Landstrom, Kyle Herrick, and Matt Weiser each learned how to make a paperweight and a glass-blown piece. Joel Ryser, executive director of Hot Glass,… Read more

North High Volleyball Wins in First Round of Regional Play

NHS_volleyball_win The North High volleyball team traveled to Washington High School on Monday, October 27th for the first round of regional play, and the Wildcats came out on top with a win in straight sets.  Alexa Harper led the team in kills, and great performances were also turned in by Perry… Read more

Davenport Schools Hosts Annual Band Spectacular

IMG_2095 The Davenport Community School District’s annual Band Spectacular was held a 7 p.m. Monday, October 20, 2014 at the Brady Street Stadium. The concert showcases the talents of Davenport high school and intermediate school students.  Participating were: Central, North, and West high schools, along with Smart, Sudlow, Walcott, Williams, Wood,… Read more

Central High Marching Blue Devils Win Big at WIU Event

CHS_marching_band Congratulations to Central High’s Marching Blue Devils on another extremely successful weekend at the WIU Marching Band Classic. The drum majors won best in class giving them their 4th title in 5 contests.  The percussion section won best in class giving them their 5th title in 5 contests and giving… Read more

Mid City High’s CSI Forensic Science Class

MCHS_CSI_science_1 Last Thursday at Mid City High, Ms. Meyers and her CSI Science students took a mini field trip outside for a unique forensics activity.  Using a variety of techniques utilized by real-life forensic… Read more

Walcott k-5 Students Participate in Statewide Fitness Day

20141008_125409_resized_low_res_COMBO Walcott k-8 held their 2nd annual fun run on Wednesday, October 8th. Students from kindergarten to fifth grade participated in the run to help support the Live Healthy Iowa fall fitness day. Each grade level wore a different color in support of their team, and the students ran laps around… Read more

West High raises $400 During Hunger Drive

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Dodge ball fanatics at West High helped raise over $400 for the school’s Hunger Drive. “The Crits” were announced as the winning team, and a special thanks goes out to referees Jenkins and Noes. Signups for Round 2 begin on October 21st.… Read more

Central High’s Scholastic Bowl Teams Earn Three 1st Place Finishes

CHS_scholastic_bowl_1st_place Central High’s Scholastic Bowl teams participated in an event on Wednesday, October 8th. The senior varsity team of Luke Eure, Pablo Haake, Josh Mostaert, and Nick DeBlois beat Pleasant Valley, Muscatine, and Bettendorf to place first in the varsity academic action. The Junior team and one of the Freshman/Sophomore teams… Read more

North High Student Athletes Recognize Mental Illness Awareness Week

NHS_phsychology_class_and_volleyball_mental_illness_awareness_COMBO Coach Allison Newman’s Psychology classes at North High recently created posters to bring awareness to the many different forms of mental illness that people in our community struggle with daily. The Wildcats recognized Mental Illness Awareness Week with a “Green Out” at the Volleyball game vs. Pleasant Valley on October… Read more

Adams Elementary Wins 2014 Summer Reading Award

IMG_3449_low_res Congratulations to Adams Elementary for winning the Davenport Public Library Summer Reading Award for the 21st year. Students and Staff are excited about being awarded the trophy! The staff at Adams wish to thanks parent for supporting their child’s reading and taking them to the library. A skit with staff… Read more

Great Turnout for Annual Meet Your Legislators Event

2014 Ice Cream Social 032 Over 70 people turned out for the annual Meet Your Legislators Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Legislative Advocacy Committee of the Davenport Community Schools on Wednesday evening (October 8, 2014) in the Achievement Service Center Board Room. Area legislators enjoyed small group discussions about political issues impacting public education … Read more
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