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Quad City Times Columnist Bill Wundram recently did a feature on Jared Svoboda, 2014 graduate of Central High. Jared begins attending the prestigious New York University this fall, where he will be one of only 40 students selected for the Music Theatre Program. Check out the article and corresponding video of Jared performing for Quad City Times staff!
Davenport Community Schools is a regional leader in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – or STEM – education. Please enjoy the following video about STEM programming in our district’s elementary, intermediate, and high schools:
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Students from Children’s Village West recently planted a garden at Fejervary Park. Students planted carrots, green peppers, cucumbers and many other healthy vegetables. A plentiful crop should be here by the time school starts in August!
The Davenport Community Schools Board of Directors has chosen to adopt a modified version of Option CC, one of the nine options proposed earlier this month. Option CC was modified to allow for earlier school start and dismissal times across all grade levels.
Clicking on Modified Option CC will allow you to view the complete list of school start and dismissal times. This option was considered a good compromise as it addressed the following concerns:
Equalizes instructional time for our schools, some of which were falling as much as 72 hours below the required 1,080 hours of instructional time .
Moves the high school start times 25 minutes later in keeping with significant research showing the benefits of a later start time for high school students.
Wildcat Senior tennis player Will Greer was selected to participate in the inaugural Iowa-Illinois Senior Tennis Challenge on Friday June 6th at 5:00 PM at Riverside Park Tennis Courts in Moline, IL. This was a great honor for Will and for the North High tennis program. Congratulations Will!