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

  • Weekly E-Blast

    To begin receiving the Eblast email, please contact Heather Ehlinger at ehlingerh@davenportschools.org.

     CENTRAL BLUE DEVILS

    Monday, May 20, 2019
    DC Choir Concert; 7p @ CHS Performing Arts Center
    DC Girls Golf; TBA @ Pleasant Valley Golf Course, Iowa City IA
    Blue Devil Varsity Boys Soccer ~ Sub-State; TBA @ TBA

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Blue Devil JV Girls Soccer; 5p @ North Scott High School
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Soccer; 630p @ North Scott High School
    DC Senior Honor Awards Night; 6p @ CHS Performing Arts Center
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Softball vs Tipton; 4p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Stadium Softball Field

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019
    NO Early Out; 4th Block ends at 337pm
    Blue Devil Varsity Boys Soccer ~ Sub-State; TBA @ TBA
    DC Junior Honor Awards; 130p @ CHS Performing Arts Center
    Blue Devil JV & V Girls Softball vs DBQ Wahlert; 4p @ Brady Street Stadium Softball Field

    Thursday, May 23, 2019
    DC Sophomore Honor Awards; 130p @ CHS Performing Arts Center
    DC Sophomore Boys Baseball vs Clinton; 5p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    DC Varsity Boys Baseball; 5p *Dbl Header @ Central DeWitt High School
    CENTRAL Station ~ FAMILY DISTRIBUTION DAY:  2p – 4:15p

    Friday, May 24, 2019
    DC Freshman Honor Awards; 130p @ CHS Performing Arts Center
    DC Boys Tennis ~ State Meet @ Veterans Memorial Tennis Center
    DC Freshman Boys Baseball vs Clinton; 5p *Dbl Header @ Durgin Complex, Clinton IA
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Softball vs Anamosa; 530p *Dbl Header @ Anamosa Middle School

    Saturday, May 25, 2019
    DC Boys Tennis ~ State Meet @ Veterans Memorial Tennis Center
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Soccer ~ Regional Tournament; TBA @ TBA
    Blue Devil Varsity Boys Soccer ~ Sub-State; TBA @ TBA

    Sunday, May 26, 2019

    Monday, May 27, 2019
    No School; Memorial Day

    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    D Term Finals; SENIORS ONLY
    3rd Block: 11:25a – 1:25p
    4th Block: 2:10p – 3:37p
    DC Sophomore Boys Baseball vs Clinton; 5p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    DC Varsity Boys Baseball; 5p *Dbl Header @ Clinton, Durgin Complex
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Softball; 530p *Dbl Header @ North High School
    DC Marching Blue Devil Band ~ Mini Camp; 5p – 8p @ CHS Performing Arts Center

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019
    D Term Finals; SENIORS ONLY
    1st Block: 8:25a – 9:49a
    2nd Block: 9:55a – 11:19a
    SENIOR CLASS MEETING ~ Graduation Info; 11:25a @ CHS Performing Arts Center
    NO Early Out; 4th Block ends at 337pm
    DC Girls Golf ~ Varsity State Meet; TBA @ TBA
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Soccer ~ Regional Tournament; TBA @ TBA
    DC Sophomore Boys Baseball vs IC Liberty; 5p @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    DC Varsity Boys Baseball vs IC Liberty; 7p @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    DC Marching Blue Devil Band ~ Mini Camp; 5p – 8p @ CHS Performing Arts Center

    Thursday, May 30, 2019
    Blue Devil Varsity Boys Soccer ~ State; TBA @ Cownie Soccer Complex, Des Moines IA
    DC Sophomore Boys Baseball; 5p *Dbl Header @ North High School
    DC Varsity Boys Baseball vs North; 5p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    DC Marching Blue Devil Band ~ Mini Camp; 5p – 8p @ CHS Performing Arts Center

    Friday, May 31, 2019
    SENIOR CLASS 2019 ~ Picture; 10:30a @ CHS George Marshall Gym
    SENIOR CLASS 2019 ~ Graduation Rehearsal; 11a @ CHS Grensing Field House
    **Cap & Gown Distribution during Graduation Rehearsal
    Blue Devil Varsity Boys Soccer ~ State; TBA @ Cownie Soccer Complex, Des Moines IA
    DC Marching Blue Devil Band ~ Mini Camp; 5p – 8p @ CHS Performing Arts Center

    Saturday, June 1, 2019
    Blue Devil Varsity Boys Soccer ~ State; TBA @ Cownie Soccer Complex, Des Moines IA
    Blue Devil Girls Softball ~ Freshman Invite; 10a @ Wilton High School

    Sunday, June 2, 2019
    Blue Devil Class of 2019 Graduation; 11a @ TaxSlayer, Moline IL

    Monday, June 3, 2019
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Soccer ~ Regional Tournament; TBA @ TBA
    DC Sophomore Boys Baseball vs PV; 5p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    DC Varsity Boys Baseball; 5p *Dbl Header @ PV High School
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Softball vs North Scott; 4p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Softball Field

    Tuesday, June 4, 2019
    DC Freshman Boys Baseball vs North Scott; 5p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    Blue Devil JV Girls Softball; 5p *Dbl Header @ North Scott High School

    Wednesday, June 5, 2019
    D Term Finals: TBA
    1st Block:
    2nd Block:
    DC Freshman Boys Baseball vs Clinton; 5p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    Blue Devil Freshman Girls Softball; 5p *Dbl Header @ North Scott High School

    Thursday, June 6, 2019
    D Term Finals: TBA
    3rd Block:
    4th Block:
    **Official Last Day of the 2018-2019 DCSD School Year ~ 2hour Early Release
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Soccer ~ State Tournament; TBA @ Cownie Soccer Complex, Des Moines IA
    DC Sophomore Boys Baseball; 5p *Dbl Header @ Durgin Complex, Clinton IA
    DC Varsity Boys Baseball vs Clinton; 5p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Stadium Baseball Field
    Blue Devil Varsity Girls Softball vs Clinton; 4p *Dbl Header @ Brady Street Softball Field

    Friday, June 7, 2019
    No School; In-Service Day

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    Mark Your Calendar: 

    • Stay Connected to CHS
      • Want to know when/what DC Athletics & Activities are going on – refer to your App Store & download the RSchool-Activity Scheduler App; follow the step by step for State of Iowa, City of Davenport, in the MAC Conference, Davenport Central High School.  ALSO @, www.davenportschools.org/central along the left hand side, click CALENDARS, click CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL EVENTS CALENDAR

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    CENTRAL Station Pantry

     THURSDAY, May 23rd    

    • 1:30-2:00 PM:  Students who have signed up for Food Pantry in Flexisched under JWurdinger will be allowed to shop during DC time
    • 2:00-2:30:  Closed to restock
    • 2:30 to 3:30:  Open for adult family members to shop
    • 3:22 to 4:15 PM:  Open for students to shop the last 15 minutes or class or after school.                          

     

    *****Please note the change on May 23rd from May 24th because of the holiday weekend. 

    CENTRAL STATION —- SUMMER DATES 2019

    THURSDAY, JUNE 13TH:                  FAMILY DISTRIBUTION DAY:  11:00 AM -12:30 PM

    THURSDAY, JUNE 27th:                            FAMILY DISTRIBUTION DAY:  11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

    THURSDAY, JULY 11th                             FAMILY DISTRIBUTION DAY:  11:00 AM – 12::30 PM

    THURSDAY, JULY 25nd:                   FAMILY DISTRIBUTION DAY:  11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 8TH:             FAMILY DISTRIBUTION DAY:  11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 22ND:          FAMILY DISTRIBUTION DAY:  11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

    To access CENTRAL Station, park in the SW, lower level parking lot located directly outside of the pool.  Enter through doors labeled 10W which will be open on the above dates and times. To sign up for text reminders on open dates, text @akh67d to 81010 or (515)346- 6931. 

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    CHS GEAR-UP Iowa News

    Central High and Gear-Up Iowa are hosting Catch-Up Academy, Saturday, May 18 from 8:30am-11:30 am. Teachers from all core subjects will be able to help your student succeed.  Food and beverage are provided.  Sign your student up with Mr. Johnson, Gear Up Coach for Central High.

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    Note from the CHS Nurse’s Office

    Attention Parents of Juniors:

    If your student has not received a Meningococcal Vaccination after the age 16, they will NOT be able to enter 12th grade!!! Letters for those who still need proof of having this vaccination were mailed home at the end of February. Please start making your doctor’s appointments now. For all questions, concerns, or assistance in completing this requirement, please call Nurse Wendy at 563-723-5027. Thanks for your cooperation

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    DC You Know!!!

    Clean-up Day

    On Saturday, May 11th over 20 teachers, staff, and volunteers, and the day’s mascot, Lu, joined forces to clean up Central’s campus.   Trash pickup, weeding, planting and mulching were done with the help of the Scott County Waste Commission, The Green Thumbers, Wallace’s Garden Center and the West Kimberly Wal-Mart.  Thanks to all for their donations and to Donuts & More for feeding the crew. Your efforts to make Central a better place are much appreciated!

    Crew 327 Wins Rap Contest

    Congratulations to Tobacco Free Crew 327 on their 1st place  finish in the Tobacco Free Rap contest sponsored by Shades of Success.  The group, led by Ms. Tot, took several weeks to write and turn their rap dreams into a reality. Dwayne Laws, DeAngelo Howard, Aniyah Gatewood, Stephanie McGowan, and Trevion Cooke’s efforts all caught the eye of Devin Derrick who produced the group’s video.  Thank you to theses amazing students for reminding us all of the importance of staying tobacco and nicotine free!  Click here to watch their video!

    Reese To Compete in Showcase

    Congratulations to senior Peyton Reese. Once again, Peyton has been selected to compete in the Triple Threat Showcase for the Iowa High School Musical Theatre Association for her role as Veronica Sawyer in Central’s production of Heather’s The Musical: High School Edition. Peyton also received the Outstanding Performance in a Principal Role award. This is a remarkable accomplishment and honor.
    Several other thespians were also recognized for the efforts in this year’s production including:

    • Jack Bevans- Special Recognition For Performance In a Principal Role
    • Victoria King- Special Recognition For Performance In a Principal Role
    • Distinguished Scene- “Dead Girl Walking”

    Central Alumna Gives Presentation

    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.  Vanessa is an award winning documentary filmmaker, national speaker and 2x Tedx speaker.  She travels and speaks nationally about her personal story, social injustices, sexual violence, trauma, leadership, personal development, and overcoming adversity.  Vanessa has received numerous awards for her work including being recognized as “Best Director”, Women Filmmaker Award of Recognition, YMCA “Women of Tomorrow”, 2018 STATEment Maker Award, and 2019 Inspiring Woman of Iowa- Courage recipient.  CHS is proud of all her work and was honored to have her as a guest speaker.