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School Board Election & Candidate Forum Information

Elections ahead yellow diamond-shaped road sign The next School Board Election for the Davenport Community Schools will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The terms for Directors Mayfield, Snyder, and Clewell will expire during this election cycle, so there are three open positions. The following individuals have submitted candidate papers: Allison Beck Rodney Blackwell Elliott Grier Clyde Mayfield (Incumbent) Bruce Potts David Reke You can meet the candidates and learn more about their views on education at the Davenport School Board Candidate Forum at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, August 17 in the Jim Hester Board Room, 3rd floor of the Achievement Service Center, 1606 Brady Street,…

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.…

West Adds Services to Food Pantry

West students in food pantry During charity week at West High, Zeglin’s donated a washer and dryer, and Student Senate raised money to help with plumbing installation costs to add laundering options to the school’s full-service food pantry. A clothing closet will also be added, and an open house to showcase all available services will be held next fall.…
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