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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

    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 when she received… 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

    West Robotic Team to Travel to Kenya

    WHS Robotic 020516 One of Davenport’s robotics teams, The Combustible Lemons, received a Great Minds grant for $500, and they will be traveling to Kenya this summer to teach hundreds of Kenyan youth Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) knowledge and skills by building basic robots. This isn’t the first time The Combustible… Read more

    Fillmore Students Celebrate Achievement with Zombie Pizza Party

    Fillmore zombie fix 020516 Mrs. Kimmel’s and Mrs. Adamson’s fifth grade classes at Fillmore Elementary reached their mid-point Spacial-Temporal (ST) Math goal of 50%. They celebrated with a Zombie Pizza Party as they discussed their data and set personal improvement goals.… Read more

    Davenport Coaches Receive District Honors

    NHS WHS Coach fix  020516 North High coach, Mr. Cory Wachal (right), was recently named the 2015 Baseball District Coach of the Year at a formal presentation ceremony. Here, he is joined by North Associate Principal, Mr. Chad Jones, who won the 2014 award when he coached baseball at West High.… Read more

    Central Holds Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

    MCH Dinner fix 020516 On Friday, January 29th, Central High’s Drama Club performed Dinner at 8, Dead by 9 for its sixth annual murder mystery dinner theater to a sold-out crowd of 150 people. Mid City High senior, Christian Hann, performed the lead in the play, and dinner was catered by Grinders Italian Restaurant.… Read more