• 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

    Crystal is the BEST!!!


    Congratulations to Crystal Nebinger, head cook at Hayes, for being named the Food & Nutrition Service Employee of the Month. Crystal has gone out of her way to make students feel important and welcomed in the school cafeteria. One of our para’s mentioned that Crystal has changed the atmosphere of the cafeteria. A co-worker that nominated Crystal said that they were impressed by the cleanliness and sanitation improvements that have occurred since Crystal has been here.  Crystal was selected as Employee of the Month prior to the Luau, and this solidified that we Crystal is the right person! Crystal

    Hawaiian Day in the Cafe


    Thursday, February 8th was a normal Iowa winter day.  It was cold and snowing outside, but inside the Hayes Elementary Cafeteria it was as warm and sunny as any day in Hawaii.  Teriyaki Chicken Dippers were the main attraction on the menu, so our head cook Crystal designated it “Hawaiian Day” in the Hayes Cafe.  

    Crystal and her crew decorated our cafe with pineapple centerpieces and a comfy spot for any beach bum.  Miss Mary our secretary, made sure every student had a lei to celebrate our paradise in the middle of a winter storm!  As you can

    Pie in the Face


    During our January Morning Meeting, the “winners” of our Pie in the Face fundraiser received their “prize”!  Students brought in money to fill milk jugs during the month of January to decide who got the pie in the face.  Mr. Tylor was the obvious “favorite”, with students donating over $50 into his jug.  In 2nd place was the 1st Grade Team (Mrs. Choate, Ms. Putman, Mrs. Ripslinger, Mrs. Zindel, Ms. Newman, & Ms. Kerstyn) with over $30.  A very close 3rd with $23 was Miss Meaghan and Miss Nancy in pre-school.  Nine lucky students had their names drawn to

    January Optimist Awards


    On Wednesday, January 31st, we honored another awesome group of students with Optimist Social Skills awards.  Here are this month’s recipients:  Lucas Giebelstein (PS); Rylan Underwood, Sydney Hanssen, Alivia Patterson (K); Benjamin Patnode, Brendan Schmitt, Olivia Follis, Aubrey Sellers (1st); Jersey Holcomb, Ronnie Beamer, Kaide Hawley (2nd); Mersadies Stark, LaBellah King, Dianna Liljequist, Delayja Holt (3rd); Kylie Beauchamp, Abby Peters, Alayna Chrestensen (4th); Linsey Hernandez-Narvaez, Max Webber, Sofia Hernandez (5th).  Mrs. Gott and Mr. Price also recognized two outstanding students for their service to our Hayes Community; Aeries Cregan and Dennis Brooks.  Aeries is on Safety Patrol and Dennis has done a great job in 3rd Quarter as a reader of the morning announcements. 

    December Optimist Awards


    Wednesday, December 20th was a super busy day at Hayes!  In addition to our Morning Meeting and Optimist Awards, we had our all school sing-a-long, December Behavior Incentive, Tommy’s donuts provided by PTO, and classroom Holiday Celebrations!  Our group of Optimist Nominees is an outstanding bunch of students.  They were nominated by their teachers for exemplary demonstration of our 16 Boys Town Social Skills.  Here is the list of nominees:  Kenndal Wallace (PS); Ari’yonna Abbey, Kinidi Struck, Jaimyre Love (K); Jeziah Hughes, Alan Ibarra-Mendez, Blake Houdyshell, Kaden Blake, Russell Bartz (1st); Meadow Dale, Darriyonna Terrell, Hailey McDanel (2nd);  Lillian Coombes, Spencer Holst, Halie Hayes (3rd); Gabby Ortiz, Thomas Navalany, Colton Bogosian (4th); Allecia Meraz, Aeries Cregan, Serena Ladd

    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.

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