• The Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities
    Davenport Community Schools
    306 W. River Drive, 2nd Floor
    Davenport Iowa 52801
    (563) 723-5350

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    Star Spangled Banner Recognition Day

     

    On Thursday, September 13 Creative Arts Academy 6th Grade and High School Students celebrated Star Spangled Banner Day. Each year, CAA 6th grade students walk to the Downtown Davenport Police Station to celebrate the writing of the Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key. 6th Grade students participate in 21st Century Skills Rotation Classes while at the Creative Arts Academy and one class focuses on Communication and Life Skills including Citizenship, Leadership and Civic Duty. Read more

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    New Bell Schedule

    Getting ready for school to start? So are we! We’ve had many questions about start times.

    The Intermediate School regular day will run from 9:10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with the High School day running from 8:35 a.m. – 3:25 p.m. Review or print the Bell Time Schedule below.

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    Please join us at the Figge Art Museum on August 4 for the opening of an exciting new exhibit involving CAA students. Last year’s 6th Grade Creative Arts Visual Art students curated the Facing Difference exhibit. This exhibit features thousands of self-portraits submitted by students from across the globe and is displayed as a statement of overcoming difference and practicing empathy.

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    We Have Moved!

    It’s been an exciting summer for the Creative Arts Academy! We have relocated to the 2nd Floor of the Downtown Ground Transportation Depot. We appreciate your patience as we are currently operating without Internet or phone connectivity but we will be up and running very soon! Please direct your questions to creativeartsacademyqc@gmail.com. Read more

    At The CAA’s 2018 Spring Gala students raised around $300 to support Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter 563 386 3117. Their fundraising efforts included a bake sale and raffle items. These raffle items were ceramics pieces, photography or drawings created by students! Students toured King’s Harvest Animal Shelter and created pieces around the animals they saw. Read more

    Work hard, Play Hard with Game Design

    CAA 6th Grade Communication and Media Arts students displayed their game boards at the CAA’s recent Spring Gala. The students spent a unit learning about the world of game board design. Students used a nursery rhyme as inspiration for the board theme and created their own rules and even created game pieces and board packaging. Read more

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    Communication & Media Arts Students Animate Elementary School Animations

    7th Grade Communication & Media Arts students traveled to Garfield Elementary to share their animated mythical birds and myths. Using Adobe Illustrator and After Effects, students designed and animated birds originally created by 3rd grade art students from Garfield Elementary. 

            

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