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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

    Still Collecting Box Tops

    We are still collecting Box Tops for our school.  Please consider collecting and dropping them off in the Buchanan Library.   

    Upcoming Events

    Click Here for 2017-2018 School Calendar

    Upcoming Events

    November 20          Student of the Month

    November 22-24   Thanksgiving Break

    Perfect Attendance – No Absences, No Tardies!


    Boys Town Skill of the Week for November 13- Making an Apology

    Making an Apology

    1.  Look at the person.
    2. Use a serious, sincere voice.
    3. Say “I’m sorry for…” or “I want to apologize for…”
    4. Explain how you plan to do better in the future.
    5. Say “Thanks for listening”.


    Artsonia is a website where Ms. Weideman, the art teacher, uploads student artwork for parents to view and share out. 

    Currently 191 parents are fan club members, and 76  have left comments  on student artwork. The kids get excited when shown the slide show of their artwork. 


    Visiting Artist–Giordano Dance

    On, Wednesday, November 8 students at Buchanan were invited to watch a special treat.  Dancers from Giordano Dance Chicago performed for students and staff.  Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) is America’s original jazz dance company, captivating audiences worldwide with dynamic performances with diversity and wide appeal Whether on the stage or in the classroom, they strive to enrich lives through dance.

    Giordano Dance will be performing on the St. Ambrose Campus this Friday, November 10 at 7:30pm.  The performance will be in the Galvin Fine Arts building.   Form more information click here.





    Check Out Our 1st Quarter Behavior Expectations Data

    So proud of our Bulldog Family and their success with our Schoolwide Behavior Expectations!
    We Are Respectful
    We Are Responsible
    We Are Safe
    1st Quarter Behavior

    Student of the Month October

    The following students were recognized for being good role models during the month of October.


    1st Quarter BARK Celebration

    The students and staff at Buchanan celebrated the end of a great quarter of hard work and perseverance. During our BARK (Bulldogs Are Respectful and Kind) Celebration, we acknowledged student’s progress in math, 95% or higher attendance, and zero referrals for the quarter. We are looking forward to another great quarter! Go Bulldogs!


      Math Recognition

    Attendance Prizes

    Good Behavior Prizes

    Fire Safety Presentation

    To learn about Fire Safety, Buchanan K, 1 and 2 students were visited by local firemen.   They told about their equipment and fire safety.