• Garfield Elementary School
    Principal: Michael Orfitelli
    902 East 29th Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 723-6450
    Fax: (563) 445-5971

  • News, Events, and Announcements

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    Scarecrow Scramble

    When: Friday October 7th at 4:00 pm

    What: The Scarecrow Scramble is a fitness event for all Garfield students and families. Kindergarten and 1st grade run ¼ mile, 2nd and 3rd grade run ½ mile, and 4th and 5th grade run 1 mile.

    This year all families (parent/gaurdians) are invited Read more

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    Watch Dogs Pizza Night/ Kick off

    Watch Dogs Kick Off

    Tuesday, September 20th

    Garfield Gator Grill

    5:30 – 7:00 pm

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    GARFIELD Week 3

    THIS WEEK @ Garfield September 5th – 9th

    • NO SCHOOL Monday – Labor Day!
    • Intramurals begin this week!  Tuesdays @ 2:25 – 3:10 pm  4th Grade                                                                                 Fridays    @ 2:25 – 3:10 pm  5th Grade
    • PTA Meeting – Tuesday @ 4:00 pm.  Come to the Garfield Library and get involved in your school!
    • Wednesday is Early Dismissal @ 1:25 pm.
    • 3rd,
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    THIS WEEK @ Garfield February 8th – 12th

    Last week we celebrated the 100th day of school with many fun activities including those delicious Froot Loop necklaces and collected over 600 cans of food for the Student Council food drive.  Good Job!!

    Monday the Girl Scout leaders will be speaking to Kindergarten and 1st Graders at Lunch about Girl Scout opportunities.

    Thursday, February 11th, will be a Read more

    Garfield Gator Gazette!!

    By now you will have received your paper copy of the New Garfield Gator Gazette.  It is also available on our website in living color!  Simply click on the Gazette in the top menu bar and select November 2015. Read more

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    Principal’s Welcome

    “In a safe and caring environment Garfield staff, families and the community will work together to prepare our students to be confident learners.” – Garfield Mission Statement

    “Are we fulfilling our mission?”  Our mission creates an expectation of our best, the best from our faculty, staff, students, and families.  Everyone in the Garfield community has a responsibility to make our Read more

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    Summer Camps at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges!!

    Now is a great time to start planning for opportunities to keep kids learning all summer long. Eastern Iowa Community Colleges – Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges – are launching our third year of summer camps. We have ½ day and full day camps for a range of ages from 3 to Read more

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    THIS WEEK @ Garfield April 11 – 15

    Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, April 12th – 13th, the 3rd through 5th graders will be taking the Iowa Assessment Tests.  Make sure your student –

    • gets a good nights sleep,
    • has a great breakfast and
    • is at school on time ready to do their best, nothing less!

    Friday morning the 3rd through 5th graders will be walking to Sudlow Read more

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    Elementary Intensive Programs
    Summer School Program
    Superheroes Read…Super Readers Save the Summer!
    DCSD Elementary Intensive Summer Reading Program 2016

    In our ongoing effort to provide exemplary education to our students, the Davenport Community School District is proud to invite your student to participate in our 2016 Summer School. Based on teacher input, testing and performance data and overall performance in Read more

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    4th Quarter Begins!

    Welcome Back!  We hope everyone had a great Spring Break!

    Upcoming April Events:

    • March 31     – Garfield Talent Show @ 1:15 pm
    • April 1          – Spirit Day & All School Assembly @ 1:35 pm
    • April 4 – 6    -Laura Dunn from the Figge Art Museum will be working with our students
    • April 7          – 5th Grade River Currents Field Trip
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    Fun Night Tonight!

    PTA Fun Night Tonight @ 5:30 – 8:00 pm

    UPCOMING EVENTS:

    Daylight Saving Time Begins on Sunday:  Set clocks forward 1 hour or you will be late!

    Chorus Concert on Thursday, March 17th @ 6:30 pm  (Dress Rehearsal @ 1:25 pm)

    3rd Quarter Ends:  2 HOUR EARLY DISMISSAL ON FRIDAY, MARCH 18TH @ 12:25 pm

    Spring Break March 21 – Read more

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    Real Men Read

    Garfield hosted a Real Men Read event on Friday, February 26th.  Real Men Read is a program to inspire kids to improve their reading skills and introduce them to men who value education.  Men from diverse career backgrounds volunteered to read at Garfield including the military, a symphony conductor, a football coach, police and firemen, as well as Davenport’s new Read more

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    THIS WEEK @ Garfield February 22nd – 26th

    Fifth Graders will be enjoying the JA Biz Town experience on Tuesday, February 23rd from 9:15 am to 1:45 pm.  They have been working hard to learn their roles.

    Fourth Graders will also be travelling to see the Quad City Symphony on Tuesday morning.

    Friday will be Real Men Read at Garfield from 1:30 – 2:25 pm.  A wonderful Read more