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  • Buffalo Elementary School
    Principal: Heidi Gilliland
    Secretary: Lindsey Brozovich
    1000 Jefferson Street
    Buffalo, Iowa 52728
    Telephone: (563) 723-6300
    Fax: (563) 445-5966

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    District-Wide 100% Online-Only Learning – Extended Through December 16, 2020

    Due to the rising case counts of COVID-19 and high positivity rate of COVID-19 tests in Scott County, Davenport Community School District requested a waiver to allow remote learning to continue through December 16, 2020. That waiver was approved by the Department of Education on Tuesday, November 24.

    Today, the District is informing students, families, staff, and the community, that all students from PK – 12 will continue fully-remote learning Read more

    Student Expectations, Moving from Hybrid to 100% Online Learning

    As Davenport moves to Remote Learning, below are some general guidelines to help students be successful during the next few weeks:

    • All students who are using the 100% online option will continue their work through Edgenuity
    • All HYBRID students will utilize the hybrid lessons daily in their Google Classrooms
    • Continue to follow the Attendance Procedures for at Home instruction
    • All teachers will provide “Live” instruction via Google Meets
      • Lessons
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    Information on Switching Learning Models

    As we near the end of the first term, students and families have the ability to again switch learning models should they choose. Please follow the directions below for how to change your student’s learning model, and when the deadlines for change are per each grade level.

    All High School families choosing to change their student(s) learning platforms, either from Hybrid to 100% Online OR 100% Online to Hybrid, should Read more

    Hybrid Model Parent Guidance

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    Updated 2020 – 2021 Academic Calendars

    Please click below for the updated and approved 2020 – 2021 Academic Calendars for K-8 and 9-12. All Davenport Community School District students will begin school on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

    K-8 (2020-2021)– Academic Calendar
    K-8 (2020-2021) – Academic Calendar – A/B Hybrid Model Schedule
    9-12 (2020-2021) – Academic Calendar
    9-12 (2020-2021) – Academic Calendar – A/B Hybrid Model Schedule

    *Please note the official academic calendars still list the Wednesday Read more

    NEW PBIS Website for Parents

    Please click the link for our new PBIS website for parents: https://sites.google.com/davenport.k12.ia.us/pbis-for-parents/home



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    Davenport Community School District Delays School Start Date to Tuesday, September 8, 2020

    The Davenport Community School District, the School Board of Directors and the Davenport Education Association (DEA) have been working together with the Scott County Health Department to assess the current health status of our community, and its impact on our students, staff and families.

    As a result of this ongoing evaluation of the COVID-19 pandemic in Davenport, the Davenport Community School District will delay the start of the 2020 – Read more

    Hybrid Model vs. 100% Online Learning Model

    To begin the 2020 – 2021 school year, ALL Kindergarten through 12th Grade students will be enrolled in the Hybrid Model. Parents/Guardians have the option to request 100% online learning for a minimum of at least the first semester should they choose. Here is a chart that explains the differences in the two models.

    If you’d like your child(ren) to engage in 100% online learning, you must log on Read more

    Information on 100% Online Learning Commitment, Due August 6, 2020

    To begin the 2020-21 school year, ALL Kindergarten through 12th grade students will be enrolled in the hybrid model (see below).

    You can find this information by using the link below:
    Click Here To Download the DCSD 2020-2021 Return To Learn Plan.

    Parents/Guardians have the option to request 100% virtual online learning for a minimum of at least the first semester.  Please log on to the Parent Portal Read more

    Davenport Schools Return To Learn Update and Survey


    Return to Learn Video Update from Superintendent Dr. Robert Kobylski: https://youtu.be/UXhfH8gIzwc

    Click here to read the video transcript in English, French, Spanish, Vietnamese or Swahili.

    Davenport Schools Return To Learn: Family Resources and Needs Assessment

    The Davenport Community School District developed this survey to assess your concerns and needs about sending your students back to school in the fall.

    This survey will also assess your needs regarding technology, Read more