DCS Hosts Mental Health ‘Caring Cafe’ Events

mental_health_awareness_4-7-2015 Come join us at the CARING CAFÉ: Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Awareness Event! Last year the Davenport Community Schools organized an opportunity that took place at North High School to provide our families and students resources and information regarding suicide interventions. We are steadfast in our efforts to continue… Read more

North High Drama’s Special Presentation of “Children of a Lesser God”

NHS cast-photo-for-judy-and-addie_CROP Mark your calendars! North High’s production of Children of a Lesser God will return to the Holzworth stage for a special benefit performance on May 2nd and 3rd. North’s students have been awarded the honor of performing this one-act show at the International Thespian Festival this summer in Lincoln, Nebraska.… Read more

School Board Approves Last Student Day for May 29th

calendar The Davenport Community School Board voted on Monday night to finalize this school year’s schedule to set the last day of school for students as Friday, May 29th. This date reflects the new state law that allows school districts to use a 1,080 hour schedule instead of 180 days. The… Read more

Central High’s Special Olympics Track and Field Team Headed to State

CHS_special_olympics_track_State This season, each athlete on Central High’s Special Olympics Track and Field Team received 1st place in at least 1 event (some in 2 events!), and the entire team will get to compete in the State Competition in May at Iowa State University. The team also received complements on their… Read more

DCS Student Artists Participating in “Village in Bloom”

DCS_Jackson Elementary village in bloom 2015_A_BEST_CROP Students at several of the Davenport Community Schools recently created sculptures for the 3rd annual Village in Bloom Festival, a free event that honors the lives of local artists John and Isabel Bloom. Many of the sculpture materials students have used for these art projects are repurposed, recycled, and reused.… Read more

Grammy Award Nominee Visits Wood Intermediate

Grammy Award Nominee Visits Wood Intermediate Grammy Award Nominee Nnenna Freelon visited with Wood Intermediate 6th, 7th, and 8th grade choir students on April 14 as the Quad City Arts Visiting Artist. Nnenna sang and exchanged ideas about vocal performance, music, and relationships in general. The 7th and 8th grade choirs also sang for her, moving… Read more

Jackson Elementary Acknowledges Students’ Hard Work with a Celebratory Drum Circle

P1090050_72 On Friday April 10th, Jackson Elementary staff and students celebrated finishing the Iowa Assessments during their monthly ROAR assembly. Students were acknowledged for their hard work at demonstrating the “A” of the… Read more

Central Students Attend “We Are One” Rally

chs we are one rally A representative group of 17 Central High students attended the “We Are One” Rally at the Capitol Complex in Des Moines on Tuesday, March 31st. This event was hosted by the Iowa Student Learning Institute and featured several speakers, including the Governor and Central’s own Pablo Haake. Students were also… Read more