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  • Buchanan Elementary School
    Principal:  Rachel Ivory
    SAM: Mary Thissen
    4515 N. Fairmount Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52806
    Phone: (563) 723-6250

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    3rd Quarter Attendance Awards

    Students who maintained a 95% attendance rate or above had their names put in a drawing by grade level.  At our BARK assembly on Friday, March 17, one name was drawn from each grade level and awarded a RAZOR scooter!

    Click the picture to see all winners!

    3rd Quarter BARK Celebration

    Students ended the 3rd Quarter with a BARK (Bulldogs Are Respectful and Kind) celebration.  A slideshow of student photos from the quarter was shared.  You can see the photos through the links below.

    3rd Quarter Bark Part 1       3rd Quarter BARK Part 2

    Buchanan Celebrates Read Across America Day with Dr. Seuss Themed Event

    On Friday, March 3rd, Buchanan Elementary held a “Celebration of Reading” in conjunction with Read Across America Day, sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA). The event included uniformed police and fire officers as well as visits from West and North High student athletes. It ended with a parade through the building led by the “Cat in the Hat” and “McGruff the Crime Dog.” In addition to supplies for the celebration, Buchanan received a national grant from the NEA to provide free books to each student and numerous books for the school library. Read Across America Day celebrates and promotes the joy of reading and coincides with the birthday of Dr. Seuss, the famous children’s book author.

    Upcoming Events

    March 17 12:25 Dismissal
    March 20-24 Spring Break – No School

    Boys Town Skill of the Week March 27 – Getting Teacher’s Attention

    Getting Teacher’s Attention
    1. Look at the teacher.
    2. Raise your hand and stay calm.
    3. Wait until the teacher says your name.
    4. Ask your question.

    YEARBOOK PRE-ORDER

    You can pre-order your yearbook now. Order forms were sent home.
    Cost $15
    Checks payable to:  Buchanan Elementary
    Due: BEFORE spring break

    Last year we ran out of yearbooks so ordering now ensures that you will get a yearbook!

    Battle of the Books winners

    Buchanan hosted a Battle of the Books competition on Wednesday, February 22.   Students competed in teams and each team was challenged to read from a list of 20 titles over the course of several months.   The winning team of Alex M, Stoyota N, and Leah M will represent Buchanan at the DISTRICT Battle of the Books on Wednesday, March 1.

    2017-18 Stepping Stones

    Registration will open for the Stepping Stones Programs July 10th, 2017 for the 2017—2018 school year! Enroll by August 11th to start on the first day of the program.

    2017-2018 Stepping Stones

    3rd Quarter Perfect Attendance – No Absences, No Tardies!

    Mrs. Migiel’s class earned an attendance reward for 20 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Luedtke’s class earned an attendance reward for 20 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Licht’s class earned an attendance reward for days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Nykoluk’s class earned an attendance reward for 10 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Janoski’s class earned an attendance reward for 10 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Phelp’s class earned an attendance reward for 15 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Migiel’s class earned an attendance reward for 15 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Brandt’s class earned an attendance reward for 20 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Pennock’s class earned an attendance reward for 10 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Licht’s class earned an attendance reward for 10 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Mrs. Lafrenz and Ms. Lough’s class earned an attendance reward for 25 days of perfect attendance! Congratulations!!

    Kindergarten Roundup is March 2 at 9:00

    Don’t miss Kindergarten Roundup on Thursday, March 2nd at 9:00 a.m.! At this event, you and your child will meet teachers, visit classrooms, make new friends, and learn more about your new school. Children who will be five years old on or before September 15, 2017 should plan to attend. Enjoy this video and hear a few of this year’s kindergartners tell you what they love about their first year in the Davenport Community Schools.