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  • Garfield Elementary School
    Principal: Michael Orfitelli
    902 East 29th Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 322-1922
    Fax: (563) 322-7220

  • News, Events, and Announcements


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield December 15th – 19th

    It’s a busy week for our 5th Graders starting with Biz Town on Monday from 9:15 am to 1:45 pm.  Tuesday the Orchestra will be having a Progressive Concert to Palmer.  Watch for notes detailing this concert.

    Wednesday Smencils will be sold after school by the 5th Grade for $1.00.

    Our first skating party of the year is Thursday Read more


    Winter Coats Available

    The David Lane Memorial Coat Drive is a program that provides warm winter coats for students in the Davenport Community School District who need winter coats.  The coats are purchased new, or donated gently used and in excellent condition. Of course, there is no charge to the parents of students who receive coats.  If your child is in need of Read more

    Principal’s Welcome

    Welcome to Garfield Elementary: creating confident learners and leaders.  I am excited to be a part of the Garfield community and family. 

    Every day our faculty and staff focus on student safety,  well-being, and academic progress. In our classrooms, our teachers communicate clear learning goals to our students and provide high quality interactive lessons focused on achieving the learning goal.  Read more


    Thank You!!

    Thank you to all who participated in this year’s December Food Drive.  We grew a Christmas tree in the library and the students enjoyed the special days of the week.   Next year we hope to have a tree that is taller than Mr. Elliott!!  The local pantry that the Student Council donated the food to was very appreciative. Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield December 1st – 5th

    The Garfield Student Council will hold their annual Food Drive the first week of December.  Each day of the week will be a fun day for the students.  All students may participate whether they bring cans for the food drive or not.

    Monday – Pajama Day (please keep in  mind that the students may be outside for recess)

    Tuesday – Read more


    Happy Thanksgiving!

    There will be no school on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, November 26 – 28 for Thanksgiving Break.  Dismissal on Tuesday will be at the regular time of 2:25 pm.  We are thankful for every student and staff member that makes up the Garfield family.  See you next Monday, December 1st! Read more


    Congratulations to Mrs. Reed!!

    Mrs. Reed, our own Garfield counselor, was named the 2014 Iowa Elementary School Counselor of the Year.  The Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA) gave this award to Ms. Reed at the annual ISCA conference held in Des Moines on November 3, 2014.  Ms. Reed shares the honor of 2014 Iowa Elementary School Counselor of the Year with Sarah Majoros, School Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield November 17th – 21st

    On Wednesday, the Smencil Sale will be held after school from 1:20 pm – 1:40 pm.  Smelly pencils cost $1.00.  This sale is sponsored by the 5th Grade Class.

    The  3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Fall Chorus Concert will be on Thursday.  Dress Rehearsal is at 1:35pm with an evening performance at 6:30 pm.  Bring the family to hear our Read more


    McTeacher’s Night at McDonald’s was a GREAT Success!

    Thanks to all the Garfield families who joined us at McDonald’s for a fun evening!

    Bring your family and friends and join our teachers and staff at McDonald’s for an evening of fun!  The teachers and staff will roll up their sleeves, put on an apron, and assist the McDonald’s restaurant with serving your favorite McDonald’s food.

    Garfield Elementary School Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield November 3rd – 7th

    Remember to set your clocks back on Saturday night or you will be very early for school on Monday morning!  Enjoy an extra hour of sleep!

    Flu shots will be given on Thursday at noon to those students who have turned in the permission slips.

    Friday is the first Friday of the month so it is SPIRIT Day with Read more


    Conference Time!

    Please remember your conference times this week.  If you do not have a time scheduled for your student, please contact the teacher or office to schedule one.

    Monday Conferences  3:00 – 7:00 pm

    Wednesday Conferences  2:00 – 5:00 pm

    Thursday Conferences  8:00 – 12:00 am

    No School Thursday or Friday!

    Enjoy your long week-end!  Play in the leaves!! Read more