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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, October 15, 2018
    Cornell College visiting; 10:00am @ CSSC
    10th Grade Volleyball; 5p @ Muscatine High School
    JV Volleyball; 5p @ Muscatine High School
    Varsity Volleyball; 630p @ Muscatine High School
    Marching Band ~ Band Spectacular; 6p @ Brady Street Stadium
    Help the Student Hunger Drive ~ @ Culvers from 4p-8p

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Scott Community College visiting; 9:00am @ CSSC
    Western Illinois Univ. visiting; 2:00pm @ CSSC
    9th grade Football vs West; 630p @ Brady Street Stadium

    Wednesday,October 17, 2018
    CHS and Sudlow Orchestra Concert; 7p @ CHS Preforming Arts Center (PAC)
    Help the Student Hunger Drive ~ @ Pizza Ranch from 5p-8p

    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    University of Iowa visiting; 10:30am @ Barb Hess Conference Room
    Cross Country ~ District Meet; 4p @ Crow Creek
    10th grade Football vs Bettendorf; 5p @ Brady Street Stadium
    Varsity Football vs Bettendorf; 7p @ Brady Street Stadium

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Saturday, October 20, 2018
    Swimmers; 10a @ Muscatine High School
    Scholastic Bowl; Riverdale, Port Byron High School
    All-State Auditions; CR Washington High School, Cedar Rapids IA

    Sunday, October 21, 2018
    DC Blue Illusions Dance Team ~ Regionals @ Central College, Pella, IA

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    Mark Your Calendar: 

    • NO SCHOOL; In-Service Day – Monday, October 22, 2018
    • 1st Term Finals; Thursday, October 25 & Friday, October 26
    • 2nd Term Begins; Monday, October 29
    • NO SCHOOL; Thursday, November 8 & Friday, November 9, 2018
    • NO SCHOOL; Veterans Day Holiday – Monday, November 12, 2018
    • NO SCHOOL; Thanksgiving Holiday – Wed, November 21, Thurs, November 22 & Fri, November 23, 2018
    • Parent/Teacher Conferences – Wednesday, November 28, 2018; 3:40 pm – 6:40 p

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    Just 3 Weeks Away!!!

    SAVE THE DATE:  Friday, November 2, 2018; 6p to 11p @ Modern Woodman

     DC Athletic Boosters Blue Devil Tailgate ~ Auction, Food & Music

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    CENTRAL Station Pantry

    CENTRAL Station will be open from 2p to 415p TODAY.  If you have questions regarding this service, please contact Judy Wurdinger in the Counseling Office.

    Due to finals during the week of October 22nd, CENTRAL Station will be open earlier on Friday, October 26th  from 12 NOON to 2:00 PM on that day only.  If there is a conflict for you on this day and time, you can contact Mrs. Wurdinger in advance or Tim Gluck on that day. 

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    CHS GEAR-UP Iowa News:

    Central High and Gear-Up Iowa are hosting four Catch-Up academy Saturday’s throughout the year.  Please encourage your student to attend tomorrow, Saturday, October 13th from 8:30am-11:30pm. Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, World Language and Business Ed. teachers will be on hand to help your student succeed.  Food and beverage is provided.  Call or have your student stop by 425, to sign up with Mr. Johnson

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    BLUE DEVILS Making a Difference in 2018-2019!!!

    Help the Student Hunger Drive. Head to Culvers Monday from 4p-8p and a portion of the proceeds comes back to the Student Hunger Drive. You can also go to Pizza Ranch on Wednesday October 17 from 5p-8p! Keep brining non-perishable food items to your 3rd Block Class. The group that fills the most boxes wins a party! Purchase Hunger Drive Shirts for $5.00 during lunches. Also, vote for your favorite teacher to get taped to the wall or pied in the face at the upcoming Hunger Drive Aud.

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    CHS Blue Devil Drama Boosters:

    Blue Devil Productions will be presenting “Radium Girls” in the Performing Arts Center.  Tickets go on sale October 5th!  Come watch a great show and support our kids.

    Dates and Time:

    – Friday, November 2 @ 7P

    – Saturday, November 3 @ 7P

    Ticket Price:

    Adults: $12

    Seniors and Students: $10

    Purchase tickets in advance on line: Davenport Central High School

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    CHS YEARBOOK  News:

     

    Attention all seniors and senior parents! Are you interested in purchasing a senior salute (or “baby ad”) in the 2018-2019 yearbook? The deadline is Oct. 26th. Forms were mailed to your home, but you can pick up more from Ms. Ebener in room 403. (Also attached here.) Late submissions will be accepted until Friday, November 9th with a $15 late fee. If you have not purchased your yearbook yet, get yours ASAP for $75 in the Activities Office.

     

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    DC Blue Devil Feeder Sport Info:

    DC Baseball:

    Davenport Central HS baseball staff is pleased to announce details regarding our 2nd Annual Blue Devil Youth Baseball Academy.  The purpose of the Academy is for our coaching staff to start building relationships with all of our feeder programs and coaches.  In addition, to expose our future Blue Devils and coaches to how we are teaching things at the high school level.  It is a great opportunity for us to showcase our facilities and share our program with our future Blue Devils and Blue Devil supporters.  Attached is waiver form that should be returned with payment to Head Coach Chris Cartee at Davenport Central HS, c/o Chris Cartee, 1120 N. Main St., Davenport, IA 52803. 

    Please return the form with payment by December 18, 2018.  Information:

    Dates:  January 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th; January 27th will be our pool/pizza party starting at noon for all of our attendees.    

    Where:  Grensing Field House and Central High School pool on the campus of Davenport Central HS.

    Who/Time:  Ages 8-10, 12:00pm – 1:30pm; Ages 11-14, 1:30pm – 3:00pm.

    Cost:  $80 – three training sessions, t-shirt and pool/pizza party. 

    There is no cost to any of our youth team coaches.  You are invited to join the fun and learn how we are teaching things.  My staff and I are looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing our program. 

    Blue Devil Wrestling:

    Blue Devil Youth (K through 8th Grade) Wrestling Registration:  Monday, October 29, 2018; 6p-730p @ Davenport Central Wrestling Room

    Registration fee: $35

    Questions, Please Call:  563-275-9958 or 563-320-4079

    DC Blue Illusion Dance Team:

    Attention Future Blue Devils. The Blue Illusion Dance Team is hosting its Fall Clinic on November 8 at Central High School. It runs from 6:00-7:30 and is open to all students K-8th Grade. Follow the link http://www.blueillusiondance.com/clinics.html to sign up. If you have questions contact Coach Meredith Dennis: blueillusiondance@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you November 8th.

    Lady D’s Volleyball:

    Lady D’s Volleyball Sign-up
    4th-6th Grade Sunday, Oct. 28

    12pm to 3 pm

    In the CHS Cafeteria

    League Fees are $100
    New player uniforms are $30

    Checks made out to Lady D’s Volleyball

    For registration and more information go to: www.dbdysp.org

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    DC You Know!!!

    NIU Red and Black Fall Classic

    Congratulations to The Marching Blue Devils on an outstanding performance at Northern Illinois University’s Red and Black Fall Classic on September 29th. The Marching Blue Devils finished 2nd in class out of 10 and 5th overall out of 33 bands. This is a huge accomplishment as bands from all across Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota competed at NIU. Davenport Central was the only band representing the state of Iowa. Way to go Marching Blue Devils!

    Meet Your Legislator Event

    On October 2nd, ten Blue Devils attend the annual Meet Your Legislators event sponsored by the DCSD board of directors. Iowa state representatives Winckler, Kurth and Thede, as well as Iowa state senators Lykam, Smith, and Lofgren, were all in attendance. Around 30 people attended the event which started with a large group presentation and then broke into smaller groups.  Topics ranged from unequal public school funding, college affordability, the impending teacher shortage, and many other topics. Thanks to all of our representatives, the DCSD board, and all the participants for making this such a meaningful event!

    Kingery Selected to Counselor Academy

    Congratulations to Mr. Sterling Kingery, Central counselor, on being selected to present at the Inaugural Regional School Counselor Academy at WIU-QC campus. Mr. Kingery was selected to the academy based on his commitment to excellence and experience in working with small groups on various topics in a school setting.  For this event,  he will be leading area counselors in a session entitled “Facilitating Small Group Interventions in Schools”.  During this session he will teach area counselors  how to affect change in education through small group sessions utilizing academic, career, and social/emotional strategies and interventions. Thank you to Mr. Kingery for sharing his talents with the Blue Devil community and beyond!

    Industrial Tech Visits Construction Sites

    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. The Russell Construction site will be the new Riverstone Headquarters and a 4-story building that will be the new headquarters of Ascentra Credit Union. Both sites provided students with unique perspectives of construction sites and, when completed, will be great additions to Scott County. A special thank you to Jennifer Boyd and Lauren Hargrave, and Russell Construction for organizing the event and lunch for our students.

    Walsworth Yearbooks Fall Workshop

    Afurious Nelson, Lesly Mayorga, and Tanner Lebs, members of the yearbook staff, attended the Walsworth Yearbooks fall workshop at Purdue University on Thursday, October 4th. Students attended sessions on photography composition, advanced online design, and writing and interviewing skills. Yearbook adviser, Ms. Ebener, taught sessions on online design for beginners. The staff members and Ms. Ebener also completed a virtual cover session with a professional graphic artist who helped them finalize their designs for the 2019 yearbook cover and end-sheets. Great job on a successful trip!

    Smash Brothers Competition

    On Thursday, October 4th, our eSports team gathered for the first event in their competition series. Gamers competed in-house for the title of best Smash Brothers player and captain of the competitive team. Congratulations to Carter LaGrange on his victory! About twenty students competed into the evening for the title. Thanks to Ms. Vandermyde for sponsoring such a fun club!

    2018 OPUS Choir

    Congratulations to the following 9th grade choir members that were selected for the prestigious state-wide OPUS Honor Choir:

    • Ben Beecher
    • Lillian Ferch
    • Henry Justin
    • Nathan Kern
    • Peter McDonald
    • Kylen Phillips
    • Jenna Van Hoosier
    • Toby Wood.

    These students will represent Central at the Iowa Music Educator’s Conference November 20th, on the campus of Iowa State University. Great job!