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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

    1st Quarter Academic and Attendance Awards

     

    Wow!  What a great 1st quarter of school for Hayes Students!  To celebrate all of the great things happening so far at Hayes, many students earned certificates of achievement.  We awarded the Green and Growing Award to 246 students who scored at grade level on at least one area of our FAST Academic Screener.  Students in grades 1-5 take the screener in the areas of math, reading fluency, and reading comprehension.  86 of our students in grades 1-5 were at grade level in all three areas!

    Hayes is very fortunate to have access to the ST Math program.  ST

    October Optimist Award Winners

     

    Today was our morning meeting with our monthly Optimist Social Skills Awards presentation.  This month’s award winners were:  Riley Bolton (pre-school); Russell Firsching, Ashley Diaz, Aidan Armstrong (Kindergarten); Sophia Bakich, Claire Cantwell, Sophia Utley (1st Grade); Tiffany Orte, Liliana Diaz, Halie Hayes (2nd Grade); Colton Bogosian, Mason Ortiz, Christian Storm (4th Grade); Brenton Wall, Serena Ladd-Slater, Conner Thornton (4th Grade); and Hailey Mizer Hall, Drake Nefzger, Payton Dulla, Andreas DelaRosa (5th Grade).  Congratulations to all of our outstanding Bulldogs!

    Hearing Checks and Flu Clinic

     

    Mrs. Hodson, our school nurse, is excited to announce some upcoming health events here at Hayes.  On Monday, October 24th, all students in kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 5th grade, and any new students to the building are eligible for a free Hearing Screening.

    Hearing Screening Announcement

    On November 3rd, Genesis Health Services will be offering a Flu-Free Quad Cities flu vaccine clinic at Hayes.  Permission slips must be completed and returned to Mrs. Hodson by November 1st.

    Flu Vaccine Permission Slip

    PTO Fundraising

     

    Thank you to our awesome PTO for organizing this year’s World’s Finest Chocolate candy bar sale.  So far, Codi Hayes and Christina Pizano have passed out 250 boxes of candy bars.  They have also collected money for at least half of those boxes already!  Another order of 75 boxes was placed today and should be here by Friday if families wish to sell more.  When all 325 boxes of candy are sold, PTO will have raised close to $10,000 towards the purchase of a new LED Messaging sign for Hayes!

    September Optimist Award Winners

     

    Thank you to Bill Churchill and his friends from the Optimist Club for sponsoring our monthly Life Skills awards.  Students are nominated by their teachers for how they demonstrate one or many of our Boys Town Social Skills.  Each nominee receives a bracelet, certificate from the Optimists, and a copy of the write-up their teacher provided in the nomination.  Thank you also to all of the parents who came to watch their child receive these special awards!  This month’s nominees are:  Pre-school – Jamison Quinn; Kindergarten – Connor Olson Krana, Aubrey Sellers, Mya Martinez; 1st Grade – Pam Gomez, 

    September Morning Meeting

     

    We had a busy Morning Meeting on September 28th!  We had our friends from the Morning Optimist Club present our monthly Life Skills Awards, a visit from West High Football Coach Justin Peters and a few of his varsity players, and part of the West High Marching Band, Flag Corps, and Drumline performed their half-time show!  Thank you to all who came out!

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    Hayes Wins Reading Award

     

    Congratulations to the 117 Hayes Elementary students who participated in the Davenport Public Library Summer Reading program!  This is by far the largest participation we’ve had in years, and we were recognized with a trophy at our August 31st morning meeting.  Also, the students who participated will be recognized at a Reading Celebration on Friday, September 9th at the end of the school day.  Way to go Bulldogs!

    August Morning Meeting

     

    Wednesday, August 31st was our first Morning Meeting of the year.  Our awesome announcements readers, Steven Stradt and Emmaly Maylum, read the announcements and led the school in the Pledge of Allegiance.  We had special guests today from West High School, the Dance and Cheerleading Teams!  Thank you to all of the West High Athletes who came to Hayes and lead us in some rousing cheers.  Next month’s morning meeting will feature our first Optimist Social Skills awards and also the West High Marching Band.

    5th Grade Goes to Space Camp

     

    Hayes Elementary School 5th graders read about Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama this school year through the Treasure’s Reading Series and decided to fundraise enough money to send 21 students to the camp in June.  The 5th grade teachers, Carey Smysor, Lisa Whalen, and Stacy Smith went with the students and expanded their learning on space exploration through this incredible experience!

    3rd Grade Swimming Lessons

     

    Hayes Elementary School’s third graders were fortunate enough to take 8-free sessions of water safety and education at the Davenport Downtown YMCA this May.  All students were able to grow through these outstanding swimming classes thanks to a special grant funded project.  A special thank you to the Davenport YMCA for their partnership and support of the Davenport Community School District!