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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

    Congratulations to the 2017 yearbook staff for being inducted into the Walsworth Gallery of Excellence.  Click here to learn more about this talented group.

    Mr. Porter who was recognized as an IJAG Level III Specialist this summer. Click here for more information about Mr. Porter’s accomplishments.  

    Congratulations to Imani Gaines on her incredible representation in Des Moines. Click here to learn more and her experience.

    Congratulations to Central’s JROTC program on being recognized by the American Legion of Iowa with a check for $1000.  This unique program was recognized for its dedication, patriotism, and service.  Congratulations Cadets!

    The Class of 2021  celebrated Freshman Fest which took place on Thursday, September 7th. Click here to learn more about this event.

    Ms. Ebener and two members of the yearbook staff attended the Walsworth’s regional fall workshop.  Click here to learn more about

    Junior Donna Diggs recently had the opportunity to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) State Leadership Seminar. Click here to learn more about her unique experience. 

    Central All-State Vocalists attended a clinic at Muscatine High School on Saturday, September 9th. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    This summer, 116 student cadets participated in the Army JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (Summer Camp) at Camp Dodge, Johnston, IA. Click here to learn more about this unique team building experience.

    In Mrs. McMahon’s  Comp I: Technical Writing class, students are learning about how to create technical documents for a specific audience. Click here to learn more about their projects.

    Central alumni, Jacob Lunardi and associate Anthony Powers, are teaching a 7 week JA Career Success program to ProStart students. Click here to learn more about the course.

    Congratulations to John McAtee! John was named as a Semifinalst in the 2018 National Merit® Scholarship Program. Click here to learn more about this achievement.

    Congratulations to The Marching Blue Devils on a very successful weekend in Ft. Madison and Mt. Pleasant!  Click here to learn more about their accomplishments. 

    Congratulations to the ladies of the 2017 Homecoming Court.  Click here to learn more about each candidate.

    Blue Devil Productions recently held auditions for the fall production of Next to Normal. Click here to learn more about the upcoming show.

    Hope Morgan, Zahria Flake, and Ashja Finley participated in a Hovercraft Competition at Western Illinois University. Click here to learn more about their project.

    Congratulations to the 17 students at Central High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams. Click here to learn more about their achievements.  

    Girls Learn International would like to thank the homerooms of Central! As a result of Blue Devil generosity, we are sending a check to the Houston Food Bank for $1100! Click here to learn more.

    iJAG, which is lead by Mr. Porter recently took part in a Day in the Life of a College Student  trip to Saint Ambrose University. Click here to learn more about their campus visit.

    The Counseling department  hosted a college admissions panel discussion during DC Time on September 25 for seniors. Click here to learn more about this opportunity.

    Congratulations to  the all-Central team of alumni runners! This team won the Quad Cities Marathon relay! Click here to learn more about their race results. 

    ProStart alumnus, Chef Gianni Nunn of Hemisphere Bistro, came back to train students on culinary knife cuts. Click here to learn more.

    The Cheer team, led by Coach Christine Toft, recently visited several elementary schools.  Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    Several DCSD employees recently began the Employee Wellness Program. Click here to learn more about Blue Devil staff efforts.

    On Monday, October 2nd the Davenport Central Student Council won the Skit Competition at the Quad Cities Student Hunger Drive Kick-off Party.  Click here to learn more.

    Members of the yearbook staff and Ms. Ebener joined members from West High School’s yearbook staff on a trip to the Walsworth printing plant in Marceline, Missouri. Click here to learn more about their trip.

    Congratulations to the Marching Blue Devils on an outstanding performance in Muscatine. Click here to learn more about their awards.

    Students from Girls Learn International attended the Globalization and Gender Conference at St. Ambrose University. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    Congratulations to Meredith Sloat and Angela Torres.  These talented vocalists were selected to the 9th grade OPUS Honor Choir for the State of Iowa.  Click here to learn more about their achievement.

    Students in Ms. Landaverde’s Spanish I class recently had the opportunity to virtually tour Mexico. Click here to learn more about their adventure.

    On Monday, October 9th, staff members from Family Resources, Inc.  Safepath program and members of Girls Learn International were present at all four lunches to talk with students about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Click here to learn more about their mission.

    ProStart students participated in Hogtober Fest on October 12 at the RiverCenter. Click here to learn more about their experience in volunteerism.

    Thank you to all of the ProStart students who prepared and served over 320 plates of food at Madison’s Family Fun night. Thank you River Bend Foodbank for ensuring all families had fun and were fed free of charge!

    ProStart student are working with area Executive chefs to prepare an Iowa Restaurant Association Education Foundation fundraiser luncheon at Isle of Capri. Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    A big shout out to Brendan Gogulich and Connor Bedell for their work on the 2017 Hunger Drive! Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    ProStart student are working with area Executive chefs to prepare an Iowa Restaurant Association Education Foundation fundraiser luncheon at Isle of Capri. Click here to learn more about their efforts. 

    Central alumnus, award winning speaker, director/producer, and blogger, Vanessa McNeal recently attended iJAG training and video blogged about her previous mentor, Mr. Porter.  Click here to learn more about their interview.

    Congratulations to our Blue Devils Student Council on their Summer High School Blood Drive Challenge win!  Click here for more information on their victory.

    Mrs. Flick and her Advanced Foods students would like to thank Mary Brewer for coming in and teaching them preparation techniques for fish and shellfish. Click here to learn more about the presentation. 

    Congratulations to the talented musicians selected to be a part of the Iowa Junior Honors Orchestra.  Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to the 11 choir students accepted into the Iowa All-State Chorus. Click here for the list of choir members.

    Congratulations to our Scholastic Bowl team which competed for the first time for the season at the Riverdale High School Invitational. Click here to learn more about their season opener.

    After finals, several TAG students created meaningful self-portraits that reflect their identity. Click here to learn more about this project.

    Central High School hosted the PSAT test on Wednesday, October 11. Click here to learn more about the testing event.  

    Members of the Central yearbook staff and newspaper staff attended the annual Iowa High School Press Association Fall Conference at the University of Iowa. Click here to learn more about the conference and their awards.

    On Tuesday, October 24th, the Student Council  held an Assembly to energize the student body about the Student Hunger Drive. Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    Congratulations  to Mrs. Ott’s art students who participated in the Graffiti for Good Bully Awareness project and the Halloween parade competition.  Click here to learn more about their awards.

    Shades of Success and Camp Excel hosted several activities in the cafeteria recently. Click here to learn more about their efforts to improve Central’s sense of community!

    Forty students from Central’s Spanish classes and Latinos Unidos Club traveled to Chicago on October 26th to visit the National Museum of Mexican Art. Click here to learn more about their visit.

    Congratulations to Jack Jurgena who was selected to work as a Page for the Iowa Legislature. Click here to learn more about his accomplishment. 

    Congratulations to the students who participated in the Moline Invitational for Scholastic Bowl. Click here to learn more about their competition performance.

    Congratulations to the ladies of the Blue Illusions dance team.  Click here to learn more about their most recent competitions.

    ProStart students were invited to attend The Craft of Butchering a Beef Forequater taught by Master Butcher, Kari Underly. Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to the ladies of the swim team who qualified for State events. Click here to learn more about their results.

    JROTC educator and city alderman Mike Matson was presented as the Fight for Iowa honoree at the Iowa game on November 4th. Click here to learn more about this honor.

    ProStart students were invited to attend The Craft of Butchering a Beef Forequater taught by Master Butcher, Kari Underly. Click here to learn more.

    The Blackhawk yearbook received an Award of Distinguished Merit for the 2017 yearbook from the Iowa High School Press Association, or an “excellent” rating. Click here to learn more about their award.

    iJAG students took some time to pay respect to our Military Veteran’s in the building. Click here to learn more about their efforts. 

    Congratulations to Troupe 2951, Central’s thespian charter who performed at Thespian Festival the weekend of November 10-12.  Click here to learn more about their awards.

    Central High School collected a total of 27,318 pounds of food for the Student Hunger Drive this year. Click here to learn more.

    Students from Central High School recently attended the Iowa Workforce Development Apprenticeship Fair. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    The Art Department would like to congratulate all the art students who have pieces in this year’s Festival of Trees art show. Click here to learn more about our students’ arts and awards

    A HUGE shout out to the following students who braved the rain, the sleet, and the wind to participate in the City of Davenport Garbage Gobble this past Saturday. Click here to learn more about their efforts

    Congratulations to the Blue Illusions dance team and it’s victory at state. Click here to learn more about the performances.

    Congratulations to the 73 students inducted into Central’s National Honor Society chapter. Click here to learn more about these devoted students.

    Seven students were selected as student delegates to attend the 2017 Upper Mississippi River Conference. Click here to learn more about their unique experience.  

    Central’s speech team competed at West High in the Harold Keller Invitational. Click here to learn more about their performance.

    Congratulations to the Blue Illusions dance team and it’s victory at state. Click here to learn more about the performances.

    For the second year in a row, Debbie Wallace, founder and director of Down by the Creek animal sanctuary has come to visit Central High School with many animals in tow.  Click here to learn more about her visit.

    On 6 December 2017, Central High School’s Blue Devil Battalion held a ceremony in Kahler auditorium to honor fallen warriors.  Click here to learn more about this event.

    Thespian Troupe #2951  held their annual State Festival award night soup supper in the cafeteria.  Click here to learn more about their event. 

    Thanks to all the students, staffers, and the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center for another amazing blood drive at Central. Click here to learn more about their results.

    On Wednesday, December 6th, Central High and GEAR UP Iowa hosted a campus visit to St. Ambrose University. Click here to learn more about their day on campus.

    Congratulations to Angela Torres, JROTC Cadet of the Month.  Click here for more information. 

    On Thursday, December 14, Miss Nelson’s Anatomy and Physiology class walked to the St. Ambrose University Cadaver Lab. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    Congratulations to students Anthony Jack and Alexia Moore! These talented musicians will be performing in the 2018 Rose Bowl Parade. Click here to learn more about their accomplishments.

    DC Leadership Team would like to extend a big thank you to everyone who participated in and supported the Holiday Dinner Box project. Click here to see the results!

    Congratulations to the Students and Staff of the Month.  Click here to learn more about these amazing Blue Devils.

    Some of the members of the Davenport Central Army JROTC marksmanship team had the opportunity to practice there skills with their new rifles. Click here to learn more about the team.

    Congratulations to the yearbook staff on their first place award in the American Scholastic Press Association yearbook contest. Click here to learn more about their achievement.

    Congratulations to the gentlemen of the 2018 Spree Court! Click here to learn more about the court, dance, and spirit days!

    Congratulations to Ms. Joni Nelson on becoming a National Board Certified Teacher! Click here to learn more about her achievement. 

    Our Central History Bowl scholars showed their prowess this past weekend! Click here to learn more about their performances. 

    Congratulations to the students who auditioned for the Iowa Bandmasters Association High School Honor Band. Click here to learn more about their results. 

    Junior Jessica Elliot will represent the state of Iowa in The Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders. Click here to learn more about her unique opportunity. 

    Congratulations to the talented musicians who participated in the Southeast Iowa String Teachers Association Honor Orchestra over the weekend. Click here to learn more about their performance.

    Thank you to all of the JROTC cadets who worked so diligently at the Rock Island Arsenal’s annual New Year’s reception at historic Quarters One. Click here to learn more about their volunteerism.

    Central’s iJAG students, along with their teacher, Mr. Porter, took a trip for an insiders tour of all of the departments at Hy-Vee with the Director of Diversity, Mr. Timbo. Click here for more information. 

    Congratulations to the gentlemen of the 2018 Spree Court! Click here to learn more about the court, dance, and spirit days!

    Central’s iJAG students, along with their teacher, Mr. Porter, took a trip for an insiders tour of all of the departments at Hy-Vee with the Director of Diversity, Mr. Timbo. Click here for more information. 

    Congratulations to Senior Andrew Shie on breaking the school record in 100 Free swimming event.  Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to Central’s Show Choirs for a GREAT start to the 2018 competitive season at North High School! Click here to learn more about their performances.

    Central TAG students recently worked with TAG students at McKinley and Garfield. Click here to learn more about their work.

    Congratulations to the talented wrestlers at the MAC Champion Wrestling EventClick here to learn more about their results.

    Davenport Central students in both the AVID program and the GEAR UP program visited Western Illinois University’s Quad City campus. Click here to learn more about their experience.

    Congratulations to boys and girls bowling on their incredible bowling at the North Scott invitationalClick here to learn more about their scores.

    The Central Softball Leadership Team had Central High School alumnus and former NFL Philadelphia Eagle player, Julian Vandervelde come speak to them about leadership and college preparation.  Click here to learn more about his visit and message for the team.

    Congratulations to 2017 graduate Mariana Chavez who has been named a  national winner in the Quill and Scroll Yearbook Excellence Contest. Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to the swimmers that swam the District swim meet Saturday! Click here to learn more about Central’s results.

    Congratulations to the Students and Staff of the Month! If you see them, congratulate them on being amazing Blue Devils! Click here to learn more about these Blue Devils and how to nominate next month’s Student and Staff of the Month.

    Gary Thrapp and his mentors from Beyond the Baseline came to Health Education classes, so Central students could participate in the Quad Cities Youth Summit. Click here to learn more about his empowering message.

    Congratulations to the national anthem singers at the State of the City Address for the city of Davenport. Click here to learn more about their performance. 

    Congratulations to  our amazing students who were recognized for their talents and efforts in the 2018 Scholastic Art and Writing AwardsClick here to learn more about their awards.

    Charleston Balsar, who is a senior in the Creative Arts Academy, had his design selected to be the official poster for the 2018 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival.  Click here to learn more about this talented artist.

    Congratulations to Central alumnus Vanessa McNeal who was chosen by the Iowa State University Alumni Association as the 2018 STATEment Maker in the entrepreneurial category.  Click here to learn more about Ms. McNeal.

    Congratulations to the Central Show Choirs for their finishes in Cedar Rapids! Click here to learn more about their awards.

    Students in Ms. Nelson’s Honors Biology class recently had an opportunity to conduct an experiment on osmoregulation.  Click here for more information.

    Students in Ms. Campbell’s and Ms. Gassner’s science courses recently had the opportunity to work on their team building skills as well their understanding of the iterative process. Click here to learn more about the challenge students faced.

    Congratulations to John McAtee! NMSC just announced that John has moved on to the next stage of the NMSC process and is a Finalist. Click here to learn more about his achievement.

    Congratulations to the Central Speech team members who participated in a 14-hour, all day marathon called the East Iowa District Individual Events Tournament. Click here to learn more about their results.

    On Presidents’ Day, February 19th, Government teachers Mr. Flaherty and Mr. Jurgena took students to Des Moines as part of the Davenport Community School Board’s “Get on the Bus” campaign. Click here to learn more about their trip.

    Shades of Success members spoke yesterday at the Quad City Youth Conference. Click here to learn more about these talented students and their presentations.

    In Ms. Landaverde’s Spanish class, students worked diligently to create Spanish themed valentines for the month of February.  Click here to learn more about their work.

    Central Show Choirs had an amazing week of touring as well as competing.  Click here to learn more about their performances.

    Our Drama Department recently volunteered at Cafe on Vine as part of an effort to thank our community for the support we’ve received over the years. Click here to learn more about their work.

    Davenport ProStart students competed in the Iowa ProStart Invitational at HyVee Hall in Des Moines. Click here to learn more about their competition.

    Central exchange student AlShaimaa Nassr gave a presentation at the QC World Cultures Festival. Click here to learn more about  her efforts.  

    Congratulations to the ladies of the Blue Illusion Dance Team who made the All-Iowa Honor Dance Team! Click here to learn more about the team’s performance.

    Congratulations to the students of the Outlaw and Max Suspension teams who took part in the Quad Cities Science and Engineering Tech Challenge Series’ kickoff event, BotB. Click here to learn more.

    Thank you to all of our Blue Devils who attended the 2018 Teen Job Fair which was held at J.B. Young Opportunity Center. Click here to learn more about the fair.

    Congratulations to freshman Kathryn Schocker; her photo was selected to be on display at City Hall. Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to Nate Tyson! He was selected 2nd Team MAC All-Conference. Click here to learn more.

    Congrats to JJ Andrews!! He was selected by the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association as a Team First recipient. Click here to learn more about his award.

    Keshawn Pegues, Antonio Maldonado, and Mr. Porter attended Legislative Day March 8th at the Capitol in Des Moines. Click here to learn more about their visit. 

    Congratulations to the Central Show Choirs on finishing their competition season in the best way possible! Click here to learn more about their final competition and season results.

    Congratulations to the dedicated students of Mock Trial who were recognized for their hard work with Outstanding awards during the regional Mock Trial competition last week. Click here to learn more about their awards.

    Congratulations to the Students and Staff of the Month! If you see them, congratulate them on being amazing Blue Devils! Click here for more information and to find out how to nominate next months Student and Staff of the Month!

    Congratulations to Central’s 2018 Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements RecipientsClick here to learn more about these talented Blue Devils!

    Congratulations to Isabelle Kern and Haley Simpson for being selected for the National Scholastic Press Association’s 2018 Journalism Honor Roll. Click here to learn more about their achievements.

    Thank you to all of the volunteers from Deere who work with the mentoring program for coming in to work with Mr. Porter and the students of iJAG.  Click here to learn more about this unique experience.

    Congratulations to the scholars who recently participated in the Iowa State University Virtual Quiz competitionClick here to learn more about their results.

    Central’s Mini Dance Marathon brought in over $3,000 for Iowa Children’s Hospitals. Click here to learn more about the individuals and businesses who made this possible.

    On the morning of March 17th nearly 80 cadets from the Davenport Army JROTC marched in the nation’s only Bi-State St. Patrick’s Day parade. Click here to learn more about their march.

    During spring break, the girls track & field team traveled to Iowa City for their first outdoor meet, finishing 4th.  Click here to learn more about their season opener.

    Congratulations to yearbook student Abby Lance for being named an IHSPA Scholar.  Click here to learn more about her accomplishment.

    Congratulations to Alexavier Martin-Diaz for being named a finalist in the River of Words contest. Click here to learn more about his award.

    Congratulations to our freshmen/sophomore Scholastic Bowl team for placing SECOND in the Iowa Quiz Bowl Championships. Click here to learn more about their competition.

    Congratulations to Central swimmers recognized as high school Academic All Americans.  Click here for more information.

    Congratulations to Lea Grady, Charlie Balsar, Makayla Smith, Olivia Reynolds, and Lauren Pearson for winning an award in this year’s Quad City Arts Invitational! Click here to read more about their award.

    Congratulations to the winter guard team who competed in the Midwest Color Guard Circuit Championships. Click here to learn more about their results.

    Congratulations to Logan DeVore on his award from the Snap-shot Iowa photography contest. Click here to learn more.

    Congratulations to the Army JROTC cadets who competed and excelled at the Iowa State Junior Olympic 3 Position Air Rifle Championships in Des Moines. Click here to learn more about their competition. 

    Congratulations to Isabelle Kern for winning the William Brand Boeshaar Scholarship through the Figge Art Museum. Click hereto learn more about Isabelle’s work. 

    Congratulations to our talented students and staff on the completion of this year’s Village in Bloom sculpture. Click here to learn more about their efforts. 

    Congratulations to Lea Grady on qualifying for the Drake Relays! Click here to learn more about her events.

    Congratulations to the cast and crew of Central High School’s musical production of High School Musical. Click here to learn more about the production. 

    Thank you to all of the students, staff, and members of the community who came together for another successful blood driveClick here to learn more about their efforts. 

    A huge congratulations goes out to the entire Army JROTC Blue Devil Battalion as they achieved the highest accreditation rating possible. Click here to learn more about their achievement.

    Thank you to all of the students and staff who participated in the tree wrapping event for  Living Lands and Waters at Central! Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    Central was recently able to enroll students in our Stagecraft and Design course for the first time since opening the Performing Arts Center. Click here to learn about this unique class.

    Davenport Central is pleased to announce that some of our graduating seniors will be continuing their career at the collegiate level. Click here to learn more about these student-athletes. 

    A huge congratulation goes out to the Army JROTC cadets who were recognized with for their efforts at their annual Awards Dinner and Ball. Click here to learn more about their awards. 

    Congratulations to Isabelle Kern for winning the William Brand Boeshaar Scholarship through the Figge Art Museum. Click here to learn more about Isabelle’s work.

    A team of students from Central’s AP Macroeconomics class qualified to compete in the state finals competition in the National Economics Challenge! Click here to learn more about this talented team.

    Congratulations to the students who had an image accepted into the Photography Society of America’s 2018 Youth Showcase. Click here to learn more about these artists.

    Congratulations to Central NHS member Rachel Eckert as she has been selected as a recipient of a 2017-18 National Honor Society Scholarship! Click here for more information.

    Congratulations to the our senior student-athletes who received scholarships for their commitment to their classrooms, sports and teams. Click here to learn more about the awards.

    Congratulations to the Central’s Battle of the Books teamsClick here to learn more about their most recent competition.

    Congratulations to the Students and Staff of the Month! If you see them, congratulate them on being amazing Blue Devils! Click here to learn more about these Blue Devils!

    The Iowa High School Press Association announced today that Banyan DeMarr and Shyesha Taylor won Honorable Mention awards for photo and design in Central’s news magazine, The BlackhawkClick here to learn more about their awards.

    On Tuesday, April 17th, Central hosted a Holocaust survivor, Ms. Marguerite MishkinClick here to learn more about Ms. Mishkin’s visit.

    Congratulations to the students who had an image accepted into the Photography Society of America’s 2018 Youth Showcase. Click here to learn more about these artists.

    Thank you to Deere & Company for planning an amazing afternoon of conversation with high school students in the QCA! Click here to learn more about their mutual vision.

    Central students in social studies and language arts classes attended a production of And Then They Came for Me, performed by a group from Augustana College and sponsored by the Quad Cities Jewish Federation. Click here to learn more about the performance.

    Congratulations to Michael Stuckey on being accepted into the John Deere welding program! Click here to learn more about his achievement. 

    A huge thank you to students in he iJAG program for unloading the food truck for our Central Pantry. Click here to learn more about the pantry.

    On Friday, April 27th the CHS Concert Orchestra worked with guest conductor Dr. Carl Topilow, Director of Orchestral Studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music.  Click here to learn more about his visit. 

    Congratulations to our Music Department for their continued success this weekend at the Iowa High School Large Group Contest. Click here to learn more about their ratings.

    Ms. Nelson’s Honors Biology class and some of Mrs. Heninger’s Environmental Club recently spent the day at Illiniwek Park in Hampton, IL, overlooking the Mississippi River. Click here to learn more about their visit.

    Congratulations to the girls track & field team on their 3rd place finish at the MAC Championships in both Varsity and JV levels. These talented athletes upset both Assumption and North Scott while recording 43 season-bests performances! Click here to learn more about their events. 

    Congratulations to Jada Baker on her recognition from the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Jada was recognized at the 7th annual “Black Girls Who Rock!” ceremony. Click here to learn more about the ceremony.

    Several students in Mr. Porter’s iJAG class recently attended the Career Development Conference (CDC) Ankeny, IA, at the FFA Enrichment Center. Click here to learn more about the conference and competition.

    Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) teams have launched their annual Service Learning projects. Click here to learn more about their efforts. 

    Davenport Central GEAR UP students had the opportunity to visit the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Click here to learn more about their visit.

    Congratulations to the cast and crew of our musical, Next to Normal, for all of their amazing accolades from the Iowa High School Musical Theatre AwardsClick here to learn more about these theatre enthusiasts. 

    Junior Nia Walker has been selected as one of 15 state finalists for the Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award. Click here to learn more about her project. 

    Thank you to student council for their generous donation to the Central PantryClick here to learn more about their donation.

    Congratulations to Brian Heller and Rick Valant on being chosen as Chick-fil-A Teachers of the Year! Click here to learn more about their recognition.

    Congratulations to the engineering team of Jeff Buck, Nick Vazquez, Sarah Van Liere, Brandon Howell, and Logan Van Itallie. Click here to learn more about their competitive event.

    Congratulations to the Quad Cities Rowing Club who won a record 10 gold medals this weekend at the Midwest Youth Championships! Click here to learn more about their medals.

    Congratulations to our Central Track and Field athletes who performed amazingly at State! Click here to learn more about their individual and team events. 

    Thanks to everyone for participating in the 3rd annual Amazing Race for EqualityClick here to learn more about the event.

    A huge thank you to our Book ‘n Bloggers students who created postcards with messages of hope and comfort for refugees. Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    Several of Central’s talented artists created a beautiful mural at the Genesis Outpatient Pediatric Therapy Clinic.  Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    ProStart students assisted celebrity chefs Govind Armstrong and Antonia Lofaso during culinary demonstrations at the National Restaurant Association Food Show at McMormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Click here to learn more about their exciting challenge.

    Congratulations to our thespian inductees and graduates of 2018.  Click here to learn more about these talented performers.

    Congratulations to the amazing members of Environmental Club!!! The club has recycled an estimated 42,000 cans and bottles for this school year.! Click here to learn more about their year end results.

    Congratulations to the 2017-2018 yearbook staff, who celebrated their achievements this year at their annual ceremony. Click here to learn more about the ceremony and awards.

    Congratulations to the Students and Staff of the Month! Click here to learn more about these amazing Blue Devils.

    Each year, the Central High School Hall of Honor awards scholarships to deserving graduating seniors based on academic performance, community involvement, and participation in co- and extra-curricular activities. Click here to learn more about this year’s recipients. 

    CHS and WHS AP Chemistry classes wrapped up the year with a couple of field trips this May. Click here for more information about their activities. 

    Congratulations to the art students who worked on Central’s mural this year for the Arts Expo High School Art Competition. Click here to learn more about their work.

    The Des Moines Register has announced that Central athlete Lea Grady will be recognized at their annual Sports Awards program. Click here to learn more about this honor for Lea. 

    Thank you to the members of The Tobacco Free Quad Cities Coalition (TFQC) for spreading the word about the harmful effects of tobacco.  Click here to learn more about their efforts.

    May has been a busy month for our Legacy LeadersClick here to learn more about their many activities.

    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.