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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

    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

    Summer Meal Program Information

    The Davenport Community School District will continue to serve area students through the Summer Meal Program. ANY child between the ages of 1 and 18 years old may receive a meal at no cost, Monday – Thursday. The Summer Meal Program begins on Monday, June 8, 2020 and runs through Thursday, July 30, 2020.

    On Thursdays, additional meals will be provided to ensure students have food for the weekend.

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    Attention Future Falcons:

    Attention Future Falcons:
     
    2nd – 5th Graders (Tackle)
    The Davenport West Future Falcons Youth Football program, a division of the Youth Sports Foundation, is available to any Davenport West area youth entering into the 3rd – 6th grade in the fall of 2020.
    The tackle football program begins the week of August 17th and includes: introduction skills for tackle football, a Jamboree kick-off, and a six game schedule. Games Read more

    Orchestra

    Dear 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade families,

     

    Your child has the opportunity to sign-up to play in the orchestra starting in 4th grade! The DCSD Orchestra staff has created a video to introduce you to the instruments of the string orchestra! Please watch the video using this link:

     

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jEnLDCgw4WE2pBwY4OYA8BVD4OWrwTRz

     

    If you are interested in signing up for orchestra, please review this Information-Letter about joining orchestra!

     

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/16bvHzNsefQZTqfJ-JoTL7pzUDg86GYENe2Ml2b0W3eU/edit?usp=sharing

     

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