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  • Hayes Elementary School
    Principal: Sara Gott
    622 S. Concord St.
    Davenport, Iowa 52802
    Phone: 563-723-6600
    Fax:  563-445-5973

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    November Optimist Awards

     

    Wednesday, November 29th was our November Morning Meeting and Optimist Awards Presentation.  We had another outstanding group of students recognized by their teachers for their demonstration of our Boys Town Social Skills.  Here are this month’s nominees:  Aliana Rodriguez (PS); Alexavier Cousins, Liam Halligan, Keegan Maylum (K); Aalyna Villarreal, Luna Torres, Marley Jackson (1); Damariyan Bradford; Andrew Farrell; Brylee Ware-Jones; Tatum Peterson (2); Austine Ulman, Adrianne LaFrancois, Tiffany Orte (3); Brady Hansen, Zayne Bowen, Raven Sass (4); Gavin Nelson, Brenton Wall, Kaity Conger (5).

    Mrs. Gott and Mr. Price also recognized Brady Hansen and Gabby Ortiz, both in 4th grade, with the Golden Hayes High 5 Award.  Brady and Gabby are both wonderful students who are very involved

    GKAS Dental Bus

     

    On January 23, 2018, the Give Kids a Smile Dental Bus will be at Hayes!  Bethany for Children and Families sponsors this awesome opportunity for families who qualify to have their children see a dentist for a dental exam, teeth cleaning, fluoride treatment, oral health education, and application of sealants if necessary.

    To find out if your family qualifies, simply fill out the application that will be included in your child’s Thursday folder on December 7th, and return to Mrs. Hodson our awesome School Nurse.  A link to the application will also be available at the end of this

    October Optimist Awards

     

    On Wednesday October 25th, our friends from the Optimist Club presented a new batch of awards to outstanding Hayes students.  Optimist Awards are nominated by teachers to recognize outstanding efforts using our 16 Boys Town social skills.  Mrs. Gott and Mr. Price also nominate two students each month for the Golden Hayes High 5 award.  This month our Golden Hayes High 5 nominees were:  Austin Smith and Kaitlynn Conger.  The Optimist nominees were: Ashton Collins (PS); Ayden Jump, Devonte Harris, Landen Sanders, Sophie Mizer (K); Aidan Armstrong, Ashley Diaz, Montsanto Gipson (1st); Isabella Quigley, Sophia Bakich, Jesse Hines (2nd); Liliana Diaz, Anabelle Ruby, Logan Lindsey, Aidan Mowder (3rd); Lailah Gomez, Gabby Pieczynski, Mason Paavo (4th); Lilianah Creel, Jace

    AEA Hearing Checks

     

    On Thursday, November 2nd, our AEA audiologists will be at Hayes to conduct screenings on all students in  Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades, and any students who are new to the district.  The AEA will return on November 29th to check Preschool, any students who were absent on the 2nd, and any students with known hearing difficulties.  If you have any questions about the screenings, please call our Nurse Rachelle Hodson here at school.

    The Book Fair is Coming Soon!

     

    Healthiest State Walk

     

    Thank you to Mrs. Hodson for organizing our Healthiest State Walk!  We had great weather for a leisurely stroll around our campus.  Check out all of the smiling faces!

    September Optimist Award Winners

     

    Wednesday, September 27th was our first Optimist Awards at Morning Meeting.  The following students were nominated by their teachers:  Madelyn Adams (preschool); Aveda Knutsen-Ahrens, Autumn Ragusi, Serenity Nelson (Kindergarten); Connor Olson-Krana, Austyn Bard, Levi Ramsay (1st Grade); Jackson Peters, Lillian Daily, Emma Antle (2nd Grade); Nikolas Peppers, Rhea Cregan, Patrick Phelps (3rd Grade); Dennis Brooks, Trayvieon McCall, Jasmine Young
    Tori Hughes (4th Grade); Jaied Wells, Maddie Graham (from Ms. Smysor and Ms. Bieber!), Lunden Kolund (5th Grade).  Congratulations to all of the wonderful nominees!

    Healthiest State Walk

     

    On Wednesday October 4th, Hayes Elementary will participate in the 2017 Healthiest State Walk.  The Healthiest State Walk is sponsored by Delta Dental of Iowa to promote exercise and healthy living.  At 12:45 p.m., we will take an all-school walk around our campus.  The walk should last around 30 minutes and each class is planning to wear the same colored shirt to stand out.  Thank you so much to our awesome School Nurse, Rachelle Hodson, for organizing this great event!

    Healthiest State Walk

    United Way Day of Caring

     

    On Thursday, September 21st, over 20 volunteers from John Deere came to Hayes to complete a number of painting projects.  This outstanding group gave a fresh coat of paint to the TAG room, the Gym Balcony, our entryway bathroom, the hallway around our elevator, and a multi-colored stairway from the cafe to the blacktop.  We would also like to thank Dan Burlingame from DCSD Operations for furnishing the paint and all of necessary supplies, and Greg Lehman our DCSD painter for all of his help in the multi-colored hall!

    JUMP INTO FALL!!!

     

    Friday October 20th is the rescheduled  Jump Into Fall!  Starting at 5:00 p.m., students and their families are welcome to celebrate the beginning of Fall on our blacktop and fields in back of Hayes.  Admission is $5 per child, and this includes a wristband for unlimited jumping/playing in our bounce houses and other inflatables, and also games on the blacktop.  In addition, for $2 each, students and their families can decorate pumpkins to take home and display.

    There will also be food (walking tacos with all of the fixings), drinks (soda and water), and other treats (Mrs. Gott will