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

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Generations Day

    Garfield Generations Day! 

    Friday, April  20 at 1:30 pm

    Choose that special someone –  aunt, uncle, grandma, grandpa, mom or dad to join your student in their classroom activities at 1:30 pm.  Then join us in the cafeteria for the ice cream social after school.  DQ ice cream sandwiches will be available for $1.00.   Don’t forget to stop in Read more

    Garfield Book Fair

    Scholastic BOGO Book Sale!!  

    Now is the time to stock for summer reading and birthdays!!!!

    Tuesday, April 17  –  2:30-3:30 pm

    Wednesday, April 18   1:30-2:30 pm

    Thursday, April 19   2:30-3:30 pm

    Friday, April  20  2:30-3:30 pm Read more

    Garfield Title 1 – STEM Night

    STEM NIGHT   Monday, April 9, 2018  6-7:30 pm (Rescheduled from an earlier date)

    Activities will take place in the gym, cafeteria, and music room

    The entire family will have fun with a wide variety of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math activities and demonstrations by:

    • Augustana College
    • St. Ambrose University
    • Putnam Museum
    • West High’s Robotics Club
    • Food
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    March Info

    March 1 – Kindergarten Roundup  4:30-5:30 pm

    March 8 – 3rd & 4th Grade Music & Chorus Program 6:30 pm

    March 9 – PTA Family Fun Night 5:00-8:00 pm

    March 12 – PTA Meeting in Library 6:00-7:00 pm

    March 13 – PTA Skate Party 6:00-8:00 pm

    March 16 – 2 HOUR Early Dismissal @ 12:25  End of 3rd Quarter

    March Read more

    Kindergarten Round-up March 1, 2018

    2018/19 Kindergarten Registration Opens February 20th! 

    The Davenport Community Schools offers early registration for incoming Kindergartners for the 2018/19 school year. Families may register online or at their child’s school office beginning Tuesday, February 20th. A Kindergarten Roundup will be held at Garfield School on Thursday, March 1st from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Information will be presented for the entire Read more

    Garfield Food Drive

    Student Council Food Drive

    During the week of January 22 – 26, at Garfield school, all classes will be participating in a Food Drive run by the student council.  Every class will have a collection box.  Students are invited, but not required, to bring in donations of canned food.  It will be donated to the Central High School food Read more

    Winter Break

    Happy New Year!!

    Be sure your students are dressed for this extreme weather.  There will be outside morning line up and outside recess if the temperature is 15 degrees or higher with wind chill included.  Check local media for any late starts or closures due to snow or wind chill warnings.

    Upcoming Gator Gatherings:

    Monday, January 8th – PTA Meeting Read more

    Secret Santa Shop

    Secret Santa Shop – December 4 – 8

    After school each day in the library for an hour!

    Students can buy inexpensive gifts (25 cents to $5.00) for siblings, moms and dads, grandmas and grandpas, aunts and uncles or whoever else you see fit!

    We will accept cash or checks written out to Garfield PTA.

    Any questions, please call Amanda Read more

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Garfield friends and family –

    Have a safe and fun Thanksgiving holiday!

    Enjoy your 5 day weekend!

    Be Thankful!  Read more

    McTeacher Night!!

    McTeacher Night is on Thursday Nov. 16th 4:00-7:00pm at the McDonalds on Eastern and Kimberly road.   The owner is very generous and donates 30% of all sales plus all the cookies sales.

    Come out to this fun event and see which teachers are at the drive thru window and behind the counter or greeting customers at the tables.

    **This Read more

    THIS WEEK @ GARFIELD October 23 – 27

    Monday, October 23 – Chess Club 2:30 – 3:15 pm

    Parent/Teacher Conferences

    • Monday 3 – 7:00 pm
    • Wednesday  2 – 5:00 pm
    • Thursday  7:30 – 11:30 am

    Click here  (Conferences_English_FINAL ) for helpful suggestions for conferences.

    Be sure to stop by the Scholastic Book Fair in the Library during conference times!!

    Upcoming Events at Garfield:

    • October 26 – 27
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    Quick Links

    Here are 3 handy links if you…

    • Want to know what is for lunch, breakfast, even snack since the district no longer sends paper menu copies home.

                         www.davenportschools.nutrislice.com/menu/garfield-elementary-school

    • Did not receive this month’s Garfield Gator Gazette in the weekly folder or want to see the pictures in color –
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    Principal’s Welcome

    The Garfield Mission

    “The Garfield community will prepare students to be confident learners and leaders.”

    Dear Garfield Families,
    The 2017-2018 school year is off to an incredible start! Garfield Elementary is everything I had anticipated it would be, and I feel incredibly honored to be your principal. I am pleased to have had the opportunity to meet so many of Read more

    Garfield’s Communication Highway

    We do our best, nothing less at Garfield to keep our families informed of the many activities and events going on at our school.  Here is a list of some of the many ways we do this. Let us know how we’re doing and your favorite way of receiving information (other than from your own student, of Read more