• Buchanan Elementary School
    Principal:  Rachel Ivory
    4515 N. Fairmount Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52806
    Phone: (563) 391-1463
    Fax:  (563)388-9064


  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Embracing, Sharing, and Celebrating Our Diversity


    You already possess everything necessary to become great.  –American Indian Proverb, Crow

    Give me knowledge, so I may have kindness for all.  –Plains Indian

    Looking behind I am filled with gratitude. Looking forward I am filled with vision. Looking upwards I am filled with strength. Looking within I discover peace.  –Q’ero Indians

    Simply Electrifying

    The Science Center of Iowa provided a program entitled Simply Electrifying to our 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students on Monday, November 17.   Students were introduced to static electricity, alternating current electricity and direct current electricity.  It was an amazing presentation sponsored by Mid American Energy.

    Simply Electrifying

    Candy Bar Sales

    Candy bar sales are coming to an end on Thursday, November 20th. Please return money before or after school any day this week. We are still trying to reach our goal of selling 3,000 candy bars!! Thanks for your support!

    Upcoming Events

    November 21st Picture Retakes

    A Big Thank you to Culver’s!!!!!

    Culver’s has donated one FREE single scoop of custard to our 52 students who had perfect attendance during 1st Quarter. This means these 52 students were at school everyday and on time everyday!! Way to go students!!

    Thank you Culver’s for supporting our students!!!!!

    Group at Lit Fest

    Students attend Children’s Literature Festival

    Ten Buchanan students attended the David R. Collins Children’s Literature Festival at the Davenport River Center on Tuesday, October 28th.  Students were able to see a presentation by the featured presenter, author/illustrator Nathan Hale.  They also attended small group presentations by author Sarah Prineas, author Cassey Attebery and author/illustrator Blake Ross.  During the presentations students learned about inspirations for stories, the writing and illustrating process and the publishing process.

    Students who attended were: Sam Vance, Jamairion Vaughn, Eva Martinez, Sean Fitzgerald, Nadia Lee, James Phong, Cadence McDowell, Bayliee Roberts, Juliette Totten and Kivee Nueangkanya.

    Student Council

    Student Council Elections are complete!

    President – Sam Vance
    Vice President – Judith Reyes-Trevino
    Treasurer – Rylee Songer
    Secretary – Alyssa Nichols
    5th Grade Representative – Eva Martinez
    4th Grade Representatives – AnaLycia Cervantes, Elizabeth Olson, Nyzaria Wyatt-Robinson, Cadence McDowell, Anniken Cooper, Anahi Olarte-McBunnette
    3rd Grade Representatives – Stoyota Nguyen, Malayah Zanders, Chelsie Appleby, Kivee Nuegnaknya, Veronica Fitzgerald
    Alternates – Maicy Scace, Bayliee Roberts


    October Students of the Month

    DSC00985Congratulations to the following October Students of the Month who were chosen by their peers and teachers!!!!

    Kindergarten – Tyreek Henshaw, Mariana Villalpando, Ibrahum Muhammed, Hayden Mannon, Brodey Ellis, Phoebe Vance
    1st – John Halligan, Sebastian Beltran, Hailey Potter, Riley Rice, Julianna Gambleton, Jay Davis, Jordynn Totten, Troy Terry, Alana Rico
    2nd – Treyvon Brown, Alexis Franklin, Kareem Henshaw, Annabell, Wagner, Daniel Gaskins, Calesia Fabian
    3rd – Gabriel Narvaez, Samylle DeLaRosa, Joey Chavis, Sheala Campbell, Stoyota Nguyen,  Jonasia Hodges
    4th – Duy Tran, Alyssa Nichols, Rylee Songer, Judith Reyes Trevino, Jonathon Bassett, Anahi Olarte-McBunnette
    5th – Hung Tran, Eva Martinez, Daniel Garcia, Jaquelin Tlaltelolpa, Sam Vance, Maria Castillo

    These students have consistently demonstrated the Lifeskills of Respect, Common Sense, Perseverance, Initiative, Effort, Responsibility, Teamwork and Caring.

    We celebrated these students’ effort with certificates and a grand parade down the hallway with their peers and staff cheering them on. Christ Church Men’s Group presented two grand prize winners with a $10 Wal-Mart gift card. The grand prize winners also get to choose a brand new book to donate to the Buchanan library tagged with their name.

    Sponsored by Christ Church Men’s Group – Representatives John and Tom

    Reading Night

    Reading Night

    Reading Night was a huge success with 208 students attending with their families!! Many students won prizes and received free books! Your family pictures in the castle will be available soon! Thanks to our friends from Christ Church and our staff who volunteered their time to make this a fun filled evening.

    Classroom Happenings

    Check out our Classroom Happenings tab (updated at the beginning of each month) for the latest news going on in your grade level! Quarter 2 Math Strategies have been added to help your child at home.