Mock Trial Team Red went one and one in competition at the Scott County Courthouse. Both teams that they faced qualified for state, so they were against the best in the regional. The had impressive poise and professionalism. Central is proud of their commitment and dedication in presenting a difficult case.
News, Events, and Announcements
The Iowa High School Press Association Whole Book contest recently awarded Centrals 2012/2013 yearbook, titled “Epic”, The Neubert Award which is “IHSPA’s highest rating category. These yearbooks are deemed exceptional in executing solid journalist, photographic and design principles in yearbook publishing.”
This is the second year in a row The Blackhawk Yearbook staff, under the direction of Mrs. Jasper as adviser, earned this top award. The staff worked so hard, and we are so proud of them!
|Central’s Read’ n’ Rap TAG group recently visited Garfield Elementary School to continue their artistic work with the book Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. Read ‘n” Rap, a group sponsored by TAG teacher Gail Heninger, has been running strong for four years and partners high school students with elementary students to create enthusiasm in young readers through modeling, book discussion, and projects. To read more about the groups visit to Garfield, please visit http://qctimes.com/news/local/education/read-n-rap-program-fosters-love-of-books.|
Senior Sedat Romilus was selected for membership by The National Society of High School Scholars. This esteemed organization recognizes top scholars across the U.S. who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prize said, “I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice, and commitment that Sedat has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence.”
Congratulations on this extraordinary honor!
|When:||April 3rd, 4th and 5th|
|$5.00 students, children, and seniors|
There will also be a matinee performance for students on April 5th. Tickets are on sale now for $5 in the activities office during passing time. Students must get permission from their 4th block teachers to attend.
Due to the 5 weather related school cancellations, the end of the 3rd quarter will be moved back to March 28th. Wednesday, March 12 will follow the one hour early out schedule.
|Thursday’s Schedule- March 27||Friday’s Schedule- March 28|
|1st Block- 7:45-9:45||3rd Block- 7:45-9:45|
|2nd Block- 9:55-11:55||4th Block- 9:55-11:55|
|Buses run as a normal day- 2:35||Buses will run on a 2 hr early dismissal schedule|
D Term will begin Monday, March 31st.
Davenport Reads is a joint project of the City of Davenport, Davenport Community Schools and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges to ensure that people of Davenport of all ages will build their knowledge and expand opportunities through reading. To learn more, visit www.DavenportReads.org
Please check out the website and make the pledge!! Students, we are looking for 500 tweets under the hashtag- #DavenportReads. Share your latest reading recommendations or your progress on tracking 20 minutes a day on Facebook or Twitter. Be sure to “label” or “tag” your posts with #DavenportReads. Challenge friends to take the pledge! Get The Word Out!!
You can be a part of Davenport Reads. It’s as easy as A, B, C!
A. Take the pledge.
B. Make reading a part of your day.
C. Share reading resources with others.
If you are struggling in any core subject, don’t get frustrated, get tutored. In our continued commitment to your success, Central teachers are providing several tutoring opportunities to aid you in getting through your difficulties. Please click here for the tutoring schedule.
Prostart is a National Culinary Arts program and this fundraiser supports the Prostart Culinary program at Central High School.
|What:||Taste of Prostart|
|When:||Monday, March 31, 2014|
|Time:||Doors open at 5:30|
Single tickets and tables of 8 will be sold starting March 3rd. Single tickets will be $20 each (all students, adults and senior citizens). Tables of 8 will be sold as a reserved table and will be assigned a specific table number. In order to buy a reserved table of 8, full payment will be expected at the time of purchase.
Tickets will be available in the Activities Office at each High School or call Kay at (563)336-5022. Thank you for supporting this amazing program!
Sorry about the confusion, but the deadline for purchasing a yearbook will be Wednesday, March 12th. The books will be $90 each. You can purchase one through the activities office or online at https://payment.davenport.k12.ia.us/. This will be your last chance to buy a book, so don’t miss out! Please disregard other information—March 12th is your LAST CHANCE!