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West Band Earns Superior I Rating at State

West High band members Congratulations to the West High Falcon Marching Band for receiving a Division I Superior Rating at the State Contest in Muscatine. The band performed their Wicked show for six critique judges and received the highest rating possible in five of the six captions.

Central Hosts PSAT

Students taking the PSAT in Central's gym On October 11th, George Marshall Gym at Central High was transformed into a massive testing room for hosting the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). In total, 90 Central students took the test, which can qualify them for the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Class of 2022: Freshman Orientation for Current 8th Graders

Class of 2022 Freshman Orientation Current 8th grade students and parents/guardians are invited to attend the Class of 2022 Freshman Orientation at our high schools this fall. These events are open to current students at Davenport Community Schools and area 8th graders who are currently enrolled at another Iowa public school, participating in home schooling, attending a private school, or even attending an Illinois school. For dates and times of these fun events, plus a video of recent graduates and photos from previous orientations, please visit http://www.davenportschools.org/2022  

Mid City Students Visit Genesis Robotics Systems

Mid City Students at Genesis Robotics Systems Ten students from Mr. Thede’s Robotics and Engineering class at Mid City High visited Genesis Robotic Systems to learn about how robots are developed and integrated into a manufacturing setting. They also learned what education and skills are required to work in this field.

Central Wins Summer Blood Drive Challenge

Central students with Angela Reese, Mississippi Valley Blood Center's Donor Relations Consultant Congratulations to the Central High Blue Devil Student Council for winning the Summer High School Blood Drive Challenge and being presented a $250 check from the Mississippi Valley Blood Center to be used for the Student Hunger Drive. Angela Reese, Mississippi Valley Blood Center’s Donor Relations Consultant, presented the award.

North Environmental Club Students Attend River Action Conference

North students at River Action conference North High’s environmental club member, Kelsi Masengale, attended River Action’s two-day Upper Mississippi River Conference on October 11th and 12th. Three additional students joined her on Wednesday evening for the youth summit and dinner. This year’s conference theme was Big River, Big Challenges with expert perspectives on climate change, its effects, and the measures being taken to counteract them.

Three Davenport Runners Headed to State, West’s Coach Named Coach of the Year

Central, North, and West Cross Country State qualifyers At the district cross country competition at Pleasant Valley, West High’s Andrew Wright, North High’s Zach Schocker, and Central High’s Drew Thompson qualified for the state competition to be held at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on Saturday, October 28th. In addition, West High’s Marty Leal was named the MAC Boys’ Cross-Country Coach of the Year. Congratulations to all and good luck to the state runners!

Central iJAG Teacher Featured on Award-Winning Alumus’ Blog

Mr. Porter and Vanessa McNeal Central alumnus, award-winning speaker, director/producer, and blogger, Vanessa McNeal, recently attended Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAG) training where she interviewed Mr. Porter, Central’s iJAG teacher and mentor. They talked candidly about their pasts, influences, and passions for their professions. Go here to watch the blog video interview.
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