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    Special Election to Fill School Board Vacancy

    Davenport Community Schools Logo A Special Election is being held to fill the current vacancy on the Davenport Community School Board. The election will be held on Tuesday, February 16th from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Residents who live within that Davenport Community School District’s boundaries (which include Blue Grass, Buffalo, and Walcott) are… Read more

    West Awarded Governor’s STEM Grant

    WHS CNC 2 fix 021216 West High’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs will benefit from the new Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers (BEST) grant from the Governor’s STEM Council. The grant purchased an industrial grade Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill to be used in the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering and Advanced… Read more

    Central and North Show Choirs Shine at Mt. Pleasant Competition

    CHS Mt Pleasant 021216 Central High’s show choirs had a very successful weekend at Mt. Pleasant. Blue Vibrations was named Grand Champion of the prep division and the band, Pit Nation, received the top band score. After the evening finals, Central Singers, Incorporated was awarded overall Grand Champion, Best Vocals, Best Choreography, and Best… Read more

    J.B. Young Transition Listening Sessions Set for February

    J.B. Young School The Davenport Community Schools administration will be holding three listening sessions with the residents and business leaders who live and work within the current J.B. Young School boundary.  When J.B. Young closes as a school at the end of the 2015-2016 academic year, the Achievement Service Center will move into… Read more

    North Girls Basketball Team Wins First MAC Championship Title

    Varsity-Girls-Basketball-16x20-800x640 fix By beating Clinton 54-31 in the game Tuesday, February 9th, North High’s varsity girls’ basketball team secured first place in the MAC conference to earn the school’s first-ever championship title. They won their last game of the season February 11th against Assumption and will next enter the playoffs for the… Read more

    Garfield Elementary Highlights #ReachHigher Initiative

    Garfield reach higher crop 021216 Garfield Elementary students learned about post-secondary education and potential careers during an all-school assembly based on Michelle Obama’s #ReachHigher initiative, which inspires students to take charge of their futures by continuing their education past high school. Mrs. Reed, Garfield counselor, heard Mrs. Obama speak about the initiative at the recent… Read more

    North Students Perform in New Year’s Parade in London

    NHS London 1 fix 020516 North students, PJ Hilligoss and Kelsi Massengale, were invited to perform in the New Year’s Day Parade in London, England, as All Americans for Dance and Cheer after trying out at camp last summer. All Americans are selected to try out based on superior cheerleading, dancing, and leadership skills. They… Read more

    Central Holds Presentation on Service Dogs

    CHS Dog fix 020516 As part of Central High’s Animal Protectors Club, Juls Hance gave her Service Dogs presentation, introducing her dog, Bobo, as well as explaining about the different types of service dogs; the individual, rigorous training programs for each dog; the various rules and guidelines for service dog access; and the individual… Read more

    Davenport First Graders Experience Ballet

    Ballet QC 3 fix 020516 Ballet Quad Cities is presenting Dance Me a Story to all of Davenport Schools’ first graders through a one-of-a-kind pilot program. The ballet is offering these visits to every elementary school to encourage leisure reading by giving children a physical and imaginative way of interpreting literature, translating the words from… Read more