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  • Central High School
    Principal: Jon Flynn
    1120 Main Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 723-5400
    Fax: (563) 445-5952

  • Awards and Honors

    On Monday, June 4th, three students from Central presented their winning pieces from the fall production of Next to Normal at the Iowa High School Musical Theatre AwardsClick here to learn more about their presentations. 

    Several Army JROTC Cadets had the privilege of attending summer camp in June at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    In July, TAG teacher Ms. Gail Heninger attended The Character Lab Educator Summit in Philadelphia as part of the Bezos Scholar Program. Click here to learn more about her experience.

    Central Seniors Lily Chen, Nina Lanciloti, and Nia Walker were invited to the Figge Art Museum to participate in two fantastic original spoken word presentations at the opening of the art exhibit, Students Rebuild; Facing Differences. Click here to learn more about their presentation and message.

    The varsity baseball team finished their season with a record of 25-10 and were ranked 7th in the final state poll. In addition to their amazing season, several players were recognized for their devotion to the game and their teams. Click here to learn more about their awards.

    Central students Donna Diggs, Jess Elliott, Israel Taylor, and Nick Vazquez attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.  Click here to learn more about their work.

    Junior Amelia Balk had the unique opportunity to work this summer with the Youth Conservation Corps Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. Click here to learn more about her experience.

    This summer, Central High School’s Thespian charter, Troupe 2951, attended the International Thespian Festival at the University of Nebraska.  Click here to learn more about the competition.

    Advanced Placement (AP) provides college-level courses in preparation for exams designed for highly motivated students. We would like to congratulate the students who accepted the challenge of AP, took the exams, and were recognized by the AP Board with honors. Click hereto learn more about these talented scholars.

    Congratulations to The Marching Blue Devils on a very successful Saturday! Click here to learn more about their awards.

    Central alumnus and owner of CrossFit OC3, Colin Cartee, has teamed up with GiGi’s Playhouse Quad-Cities to offer monthly workout classes for athletes with Down syndrome. Click here to learn more about this partnerships.

    Several Central classes recently had the opportunity to board the Army Interactive SemiClick here to learn more about their experience.

    Science teachers Ms. Campbell and Miss Sodawasser were selected to participate in the San Diego Zoo’s 2018 Teacher Workshop on Conservation Science. Click here to learn more about this unique experience. 

    CHS students Monifah Ponton, Rafe Sullivan, Wyeth Platt, Anthony Jack, Maitreyi Shrikhande and Nina Lanciloti attended the Project Aware Youth Summit at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.  Click here to learn more about their work.

    Central High School and EICC teamed together to provide our students with the opportunity to attend a job fair in George Marshall Gym.  Click here to learn more about the experience.

    Central alumnus Scott Searle has been nominated for the Jefferson Award. Click here to learn more about his work in the community through Food for Thought.

    ProStart students prepared and served a meal at Madison Elementary’s Fall Family Fun Night.  Click here to learn more about the event.

    Congratulations to our iJag Teacher, Mr. James Porter on his national Peak Performance Teacher award.  Click here to learn more about this distinguished honor.

    On Friday, September 21st, a group of GEAR UP Iowa students visited the St. Ambrose Health Sciences Campus. Click here to learn more about their visit.

    Congratulations to our talented runners at the City Cross Country meet. Click here to learn more about their performances.

    Thank you to IJAG, GEAR UP Iowa, and Environmental Club for spending their Saturday morning cleaning up our school grounds. Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    Congratulations to the Marching Blue Devils on another amazing weekend of competition; this event tool them to the Northern Illinois University’s Red and Black Fall Classic.  Click here to learn more about their results.

    On October 2nd, ten Blue Devils attend the annual Meet Your Legislators event sponsored by the DCSD board of directors. Click here to learn more event information.

    Congratulations to Mr. Sterling Kingery, Central counselor, on being selected to present at the Inaugural Regional School Counselor Academy at WIU-QC campus. Click here to learn more about his achievement.

    Central industrial tech students had the learning experience of visiting Birchwood Fields Learning Center, a project owned by University of Iowa, John Deere, and Russell Construction. Click here to learn more about their visit.

    Afurious Nelson, Lesly Mayorga, and Tanner Lebs, members of the yearbook staff, attended the Walsworth Yearbooks fall workshop at Purdue University. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    On Thursday, October 4th, our eSports team gathered for the first event in their competition series. Click here to learn more about the event.

    Congratulations to the 9th grade choir members that were selected for the prestigious state-wide OPUS Honor ChoirClick here to learn more about these talented singer. 

    Davenport ProStart students recently had the opportunity to showcase their talents with Des Moines area , helping chefs serve at the Iowa Restaurant Tasting Gala. Click here to learn more about their opportunity.

    Thank you Iowa Restaurant Association (IRA) for hosting the Hospitality Convention & Expo in Des Moines, IA. Click here to learn more event details. 

    Students from iJAG, Future Teachers Club, Shades of Success, and Legacy Leaders went on a college visit to the University of Northern Iowa. Click here to learn more about their visit.

    On Thursday, October 18th, seventeen CHS students were able to attend the 4th Annual Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Student Leadership Summit at UNI. Click here to learn more about their experience. 

    On Saturday, October 13th, the robotics teams hosted and competed in their first meet of the year. Click here to learn more about the competition.

    Congratulations to the Blue Illusion Dance Team on their many successes in Iowa City at the Iowa Spirit Spectacular on Sunday. Click here to learn more about their awards.

    Congratulations to Nia Walker, the grand prize winner of the 2018 Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award! Click here to learn more about this incredible achievement.

    Congratulations to the Marching Blue Devils, 4A champions at Clinton’s Music on the Mississippi competition in Clinton, IA. Click here to learn more about their awards.

    The BlueDevilz OverWatch team played against Orion High School in an exhibition match at Paradigm Gaming. Click here to learn more about this event. 

    Central’s engineering and robotics classes, led by Ms. Vandermyde, had the opportunity to visit Western Illinois University’s Riverfront Campus for their Engineering Expo. Click here to learn more about their visit.

    Thank you to all of the talented students who worked on the annual Graffiti for Good piece this year. Click here to learn more about their work.

    Mrs. Flick and her Advanced Foods students would like to thank Mary Brewer for visiting Central and teaching the class about seafood. Click here to learn more about Ms. Brewer’s visit.

    Congratulations Sydney Park on her impressive performance at the War of the Roses Preseason National Dualwhich is part of the Girls Wrestling Series. Click here to learn more about her tournament experience. 

    Congratulations to the talented vocal students selected for the 2018 Iowa All-State Chorus.  Click here to learn more about these musicians. 

    Congratulations to the Blue Devils who made the 2018 All-State Honor BandClick here for more information. 

    Congrats to the Blue Illusion Dance Teams for their competition results in Pella. Click here for more information.  

    This is Red Ribbon Week, and Red Ribbon Week symbolizes a commitment to living life drug free. Click here to learn more about Central students who made the commitment to live drug free. 

    Congratulations to the six Central TAG students selected to be speakers at the TEDX Youth event coming up in January 2019. Click here to learn about this incredible honor.  

    The Blackhawk newspaper and yearbook staffs and advisers, Ms. Keck and Ms. Ebener, attended the annual Iowa High School Press Association Fall Conference on Thursday, October 25th at the University of Iowa.  Click here to learn more about their experience. 

    Congratulations to the girls swim team members who qualified for State competition.  Click hereto Learn more about these athletes. 

    Congratulations to senior Peyton Reese for her top 5 finish at the National Association of Teachers of Singing regional competition this weekend on the campus of Southern Illinois University. Click here to learn more about her performance.

    Central’s Blue Illusion Dance team headed to Cedar Rapids this weekend to compete in the annual Stack the Stands event. Click here to learn more about their competition. 

    Congratulations to the Marching Blue Devils on an outstanding performance at Belleville East in Illinois! Click hereto learn more about their competition.

    Ms. Ebener and members of the yearbook staff  traveled to Chicago for the National Journalism Education Association High School Yearbook and Newspaper Conference. Click here to learn more about their experience.>

    Congratulations to the Blue Illusion Dance team members who traveled to the Iowa State Dance/Drill Team Association solo contest in Newton, Iowa. Click here to learn more about their competition.

    Congratulations to the students selected to the 2018 Iowa Junior Honors OrchestraClick here to learn more about these musicians.  

    Congratulations to the Central Processing Units on their League Meet at St. Ambrose.  Click here to learn more about their event.

    ProStart students traveled to the Waterfront Convention Center to participate in a fundraiser supporting the Iowa Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Click here to learn more about their work.  

    Central alumnus Austin Howard has signed a contract with Washington Redskins.  Click here to learn more about his career.

    Congratulations to Central High School’s Troupe #2951 for all of their amazing accomplishments at the Iowa Thespian Festival at the University of Northern Iowa! Click here to learn more about their awards.

    The Central Freshman/Sophomore Bowl team played this past Saturday at the Moline Invitational Scholastic Bowl Tournament. Click here to learn more about their competition.

    We are pleased to announce that two of our outstanding volleyball seniors will be continuing their career at the collegiate level. Click here to learn more about these talented athletes.

    Central and the art department would like to congratulate this year’s winners at the Festival of Trees high school art exhibitionClick here to learn more about these talented artists and their awards.

    As part of the Interact Club, eight Central students volunteered at the River Bend Food Bank.  Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    Congratulations to Peyton Reese and CJ Parker who were both recognized at the Iowa All-State Festival concert this past Saturday.  Click here to learn more about these talented singers.

    The Coca-Cola Scholarship Program has announced that Jessica Elliott has been named a Semifinalist for the 2019 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Click here for more information.

    Congratulations goes out to the 2017/2018 yearbook staff for receiving an “Award of Distinguished Merit” from the Iowa High School Press Association.  Click here to learn more about their achievement.

    It was a big week for DC fall sports!  Congratulations to our All Metro athletes!  Click here to learn more.

    Ms. Vandermyde, Central STEM teacher, has been informed that her class’ project has been named among the nation’s 250 state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest. Click here to learn more about their project.

    Central Science teachers, Joni Nelson and Alene Vandermyde, attended a workshop in Keystone, Colorado, at the Keystone Science School. Click here to learn about their experiences.

    Central High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society held their induction ceremony on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.  Click here to learn more about the ceremony.

    Cadets with the Army JROTC had the unique experience of touring the Rock Island Arsenal.  Click here to learn more about their tour of the facilities.

    Congratulations to the Blue Illusion Dance Team on their performances at the Iowa State Dance Team Championships. Click here to learn more about their achievements.

    As part of the German curriculum, 26 students from Central and 16 students from West had the opportunity to go to Chicago. Click here to learn more about their visit. 

    Congratulations to members of CPU on setting a robotics league record for highest score! Click here to learn more about their competition. 

    Students in Child Development classes who are interested in working with young children toured the Children’s Village West (CVW) campus.  Their experience began with currently enrolled Davenport students sharing their experiences in the Early Childhood pathway. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    Congratulations to the students of Ms. Wildermuth’s iJAG courses on a successful fundraising campaign this semester. Click here to learn more about their efforts. 

    Congratulations goes out to the 2018 yearbook staff, who received a First Place award from the American Scholastic Press Association’s annual yearbook competition. Click here to learn more about their award.

    Congratulations to the History Bowl teams on their successful weekend of competitions! Click here to learn more about these talented scholars.

    Congratulations to the 11 musicians who made it on the Southeastern Iowa Bandmasters Association Honor Concert Band and Honor Jazz Band.  Click here to learn more about their achievements. 

    Several Army JROTC cadets had the opportunity to help host the Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Commanding Generals Reception on Saturday, January 5th. Click here to learn more about their service.

    Congratulations to Central’s members of the Kennedy Honor Orchestra.  Click here to learn more about these talented musicians.  

    Congratulations to the Blue Illusion Dance Team on an outstanding Final Competition of the season, Dance Team Union Regionals. Click here to learn more about their results.

    Several Central students in Mr. Balsar’s Advanced Photography class recently had the unique opportunity to plan and execute a fashion shoot workshop at the Creative Arts Academy. Click here to learn more about their unique experience.

    Congratulations to the four young men that earned All State Football Honors.  Click here to learn more about these athletes and leaders.

    Congratulations to the talented musicians that represented Central in the Southeast Iowa String Teachers Association Honor OrchestraClick here to learn more about their performance. 

    Congratulations to the four young men that earned All State Football HonorsClick here to learn more about these athletes and leaders. 

    Several Central students in Mr. Balsar’s Advanced Photography class recently had the unique opportunity to plan and execute a fashion shoot workshop at the Creative Arts Academy. Click here to learn more about their unique experience. 

    Congratulations Keyara Mitchell! Keyara won the doughnut competition at ACF Winterfest.  Click here to learn more about this talented pastry chef!

    Sydney Park won her weight class of the State Championships by fall at the first Iowa High School Girls State Wrestling Tournament.  Click here to learn more about this incredible athlete.

    The Central High School’s robotics team won first place at the League Championships in DeWitt.  Click here to learn more about their victory.

    Junior Nick Vazquez has been selected to attend the Summer Academy for Math and Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Click here to learn more about his accomplishment. 

    Congratulations goes out to 2018 graduates Abby Lance and Joey Ketelaar for being declared National Winners in the 2018 Quill and Scroll Yearbook Excellence Contest. Click here to learn more about their awards. 

    Five Central High TAG students performed at the TEDx Youth@Davenport event. Click here to learn more about these incredible students.

    Mr. Joseph Lappie, Art Department Chair at St. Ambrose University, recently visited Mr. DiGioia’s Illustration and Design class.  Click here to learn more about his presentation. 

    Congratulations to the Central Show Choirs for an amazing weekend at Mt. Pleasant! Click here to learn more about their achievements.  

    Congratulations to the boys swim team for all of their events at the State qualifying District swim meet at Central. Click here to learn more. 

    Congratulations to Nia Walker on her Multicultural Vision Program (MVP) scholarship at Iowa State University. Click here to learn more about the award.

    Congratulations to the Blue Devil artists who were named Honorable Mention, Silver, and Gold Award winners from the Iowa Scholastic Art & Writing AwardsClick here to learn more about these talented artists. 

    Congratulations to the swimmers that went to State on Saturday. Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to Manny McGowan for continuing his winning streak and qualifying for State in wrestling. Click here to learn more.

    The Fresh/ Soph girls basketball team finished their historical season on Friday night in Burlington as undefeated MAC Champs with a record of 20-0. Click here to learn more about their season.

    Congratulations to the robotics team for placing fourth at Super Regionals this weekend and advancing to the State competition on Feb 22nd and 23rd. Good luck at the next level!

    Central’s show choirs traveled to Fort Atkinson and had an amazing competition weekend. Click here to learn more about their results.

    Congratulations to Adolfo Chavez on his Multicultural Vision Program (MVP) scholarship at Iowa State University. Click here to read more about his scholarship.

    Congratulations to Manny McGowan on his 5th place, heavyweight finish in the State Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. Click here for more information. 

    On Monday, February 18th, several of Mr. Flaherty’s government students met at Central and then headed to Des Moines as part of the “Get On the Bus” program. Click here to learn more about their trip. 

    Congratulations to Eli Wallace! Eli made the Academic All-District Basketball Team. Click here for more information about his award.

    A huge congratulations to the Central Show Choirs for an incredibly strong finish this past weekend at Western Dubuque. Click here to learn more about their multiple awards.

    Congratulations to athletes who made the All Conference teams this year in girls basketball, wrestling, boys swimming, and bowling. Click here to learn more about these student athletes. 

    Congratulations to the Blue Devils basketball players recognized by the MAC as remarkable student athletes. Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to Davenport’s Culinary and Management teams for placing 3rd in the 2019 Iowa ProStart Invitational in Des Moines on February 26th. Click here for more event information.

    Congratulations to seniors, Logan VanItallie, Luke Hummel, and Jeff Buck on their success at the Battle of the Bridges competition! Click here for more information. 

    Central Mock Trial Blue Team qualified for State after some fierce competition at the regional competition! Click here to learn more about their results.

    Congratulations to the basketball players named to the All Iowa Sub-State Team.  Click here to learn more about their recognition. 

    Keshawn Pegues made 2nd Team All-State for boys basketball. Click here to learn more about this honor.

    The League of Legends team came in second place at the St. Ambrose High School Esports Invitational. Click here to learn more about this event. 

    Congratulations to the Central’s TAG team on their 1st place finish in the Iowa State University Quiz Bowl Club Virtual Quiz.  Click here to learn more about the competition.

    Congratulations to the Central’s OverWatch team on their impressive performance in the Lighthouse League tournament.  Click here for more event details. 

    Congratulations to Victoria Young, a 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Medalist. Click hereto learn more about her award. 

    Congratulations to Jared Svoboda! Jared was cast to play the role of  Jesus in National Geographic’s series, The Story of GodClick here to learn more about this Blue Devil alumnus. 

    The dedicated cadets of Central’s Army JROTC were awarded “Best Youth Entry” for their involvement in the 2019 Grand St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to the students who have received Outstanding awards during the Regional Mock Trial CompetitionClick here for more information. 

    Congratulations to the Students Of the Month.  Click here to learn more about these G.R.I.T.  Blue Devils!

    Congratulations to Lea Grady, recognized by the USTFCCCA as the Midwest Region Female Field Athlete of the Year. Click here to learn more about this honor.

    Congratulations to Central’s Keshawn Pegues! Keshawn earned distinguished awards for his efforts in basketball during the 2018/2019 season.  Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to Kyle Hopewell! The Iowa High School Swimming Coaches Association named Kyle as All-State; First Team. Kyle had a remarkable season which also included a :51.07 100 Butterfly performance.  Great job Kyle!

    The Central High School robotics team hosted STEM Night at Jefferson Elementary. Click here to learn more about the event. 

    Several students in Mr. Porter’s and Ms. Wildermuth’s iJAG classes were invited to attend the Legislative Day event at the Grimes Building in Des Moines. Click here to learn more about their trip and efforts in Des Moines.

    Seniors Luke Hummel and Bobby Nikolopoulos recently took center stage in the Quad City Times sport section in recognition of their hard work and commitment to the soccer team.  Click here to read the full article.

    Students from McKinley and Central TAG programs have been working and reading all year together. Click here to learn more about these dedicated readers. 

    Congratulations to the CHS orchestra students who participated in the the IHSMA State Large Group Festival this weekend. Click here for more information about their results.

    This past Saturday, nearly 100 vocal students competed in the annual Solo and Ensemble State Festival.  Click here to learn more about their results. 

    Congratulations to all of the band studentsthat performed at IHSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival this past Saturday at West High School! Click here for the results. 

    Davenport Central is pleased to announce that several of our senior student-athletes will be continuing their career at the collegiate level. Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to all students who had a piece of art in the 42nd Annual High School Invitation hosted by the Quad City Arts. This is our biggest art show of the year! Click here to learn more about these talented artists and their work.

    Students in span Mr. Porter’s iJAG class recently had the opportunity to visit Quad City Bank & Trust. Click here to learn more about their trip.

    Davenport Central GEAR UP Iowa students were recently invited to visit Davenport City Hall by Mayor Frank Klipsch. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    Thank you to Brian Nielsen, William Cobian-Ruelas, Christopher Lamb, and Jacob Mills of John Deere for joiningMr. Porter’s iJAG classClick here to learn more about their visit.

    Congratulations to the Blue Devils recognized for excellence in athletics, academics and citizenship! Click here to learn more about these amazing athletes.

    The Art Department would like to congratulate Kayla Shinn for receiving the Don Haggen Memorial Scholarship through the Figge Museum. Click here to learn more about her award.

    The Young Inventors Group/CAT (Creating Accessible Technology) Team received the Excite Award from the MIT-Lemelson Program for the next school year. Click here to learn more about these Blue Devil innovators!

    Congratulations to the students who participated in this year’s Emerging Excellence Event hosted by the Creative Arts AcademyClick here to learn more about this unique program.

    Davenport Central and North iJAG programs teamed up for a college visit experience at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    Fifteen remarkable Central students took on the challenge of the ACTFL Assessment of Performance towards Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL)Click here to learn more about these students and the test.

    Congratulations to the amazing readers who participated in the Battle of the Book competition. Click here to learn more about these amazing readers.

    Love, GIRLS Magazine recognized four Central students and a teacher at their annual gala event. Click here to learn more about these distinguished young women.

    Congratulations to Sara Holtam and Juli Chavez for being named by the Iowa High School Press Association as Emerging Journalist finalists! Click here to learn more about these Blue Devil journalists.

    Congratulations goes out to the journalists of The Blackhawk newspaper on their awards from the Iowa High School Press Association.  Click here for more information. 

    Congratulations to Ms. Heninger and the students of TAG on their 2019 Oceans Challenge. Click hereto learn more about their conservation efforts.

    Lady Blue Devil’s from Ms. Wildermuth’s iJAG class volunteered at the Dress for Success Quad Cities – Annual Recycle the Runway Event. Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    Congratulations to Ms. Ott and the students of National Art Honor Society (NAHS) on the completion of their Village in Bloom sculpture. Click here to learn more about their original work!

    Congratulations Will Reemtsma on his amazing performance at the Drake Relays.  Click here for more information. 

    Central is very excited to announce that the Wind Ensemble Brass Section has been selected to perform at the Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference in Des Moines.  Click here to learn more about their achievement.

    Congratulations to the cast, pit, and crew of Heathers: The Musical High School Edition on an incredible musical season. Click here to learn more.

    Davenport Central students in the 9th/10th iJAG & Legacy Leaders joined the Wood Intermediate 100 Black Men Students on a College Tour of University of Iowa. Click here to learn more about their trip.

    Congratulations to Central alumna Ms. Jocelyn Jackson on her election as the President of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). Click here to learn more about her remarkable accomplishment.

    Congratulations to Senior CJ Parker, John Philip Sousa Award recipient. Click here to learn more about his musical achievement.  

    Student cadets of the Davenport Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program participated in a Service Learning project at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Iowa City. Click here to learn more about their service learning project.

    Congratulations to the Quad Cities Foundation Scholarship winners from Central! Click here to learn more about these amazing scholars.

    On Saturday, May 11th over 20 teachers, staff, and volunteers joined forces to clean up Central. Click here to learn more about their efforts. 

    Congratulations to Tobacco Free Crew 327 on their 1st place  finish in the Tobacco Free Rap contest sponsored by Shades of Success. Click here to learn more about their victory!

    Congratulations to senior Peyton Reese; she has been selected to compete in the Triple Threat Showcase for the Iowa High School Musical Theatre Association.  Click here to learn more about this distinguished honor.

    Vanessa McNeal, Central High graduate from the class of 2011, gave two different presentations to several hundred CHS students and invited community members on May 6th. Click here to learn more about her visit.

    Ten iJAG Students were chosen to participate in the all day, iJAG Nation Leadership & Team Building Experience at the Camp Dodge National Guard Facility in Johnston, IA.  Click here to learn  more about their experiences.  

    The Army’s Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program highly encourages student cadets to participate in a Service Learning Project to develop an appreciation for service within the community. Click here to learn more about this year’s projects.

    The Friendship Sloop won most innovative design at the Cardboard Boat Regatta! Click here to find out more about their victory.  

    Congratulations to senior Ellis Carlson! Ellis was named as the Louis Armstrong “King Bee” Award recipient. Click hereto learn more about his award and achievements.

    The journalism department celebrated the end of another successful year with their annual banquet on May 22nd. Click here to learn more about the event.

    Legacy Leader members Keshawn Pegues, Alonzo Rios Wilkinson and Anthony Jack were part of the Men Empowerment Panel at Williams Intermediate School.  Click here to learn more about their important messages. 

    Central and North Industrial Tech students went on a field trip to two construction job sites. Click here to learn more about their experiences. 

    Congratulations to the student athletes who exemplify the greatness we have come to expect from Davenport Central. Click here to learn more about these All American Athletes. 

    On Saturday, May 25, 10 Quad City area high school art student teams competed on a live draw-off. Click here to learn more about these amazing students and their work.

    The DCSD Food & Nutrition Serves held a contest among all of our high schools to develop the new logo for uniforms, etc… Congratulations to Anthony Jack, winner of the competition. Click here to learn more about his work.

    On Thursday, May 30th, Central High School students in Ms. Cari Johnson’s AP Macroeconomics class had the opportunity to video chat with Mr. Jeff Romine, the Chief Economist of the City of Denver, Colorado. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    Dave “the Shef” Sheffield, key note motivational speaker and You Tuber, recently visited Mr. Porter’s iJAG classes. Click here to learn more about his visit.