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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

    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

    Hayes Elementary Chess Club

     

    Thanks to Mrs. Gott and our awesome new TAG teacher, Mrs. Foss-Cuellar, Hayes will soon have a Chess Club!  Any Hayes student in grades 3-5 are eligible to join, and it is not necessary to know how to play.  Chess Club will meet every other Tuesday from 2:30 until 3:15 p.m. in the library.  The first meeting will be September 26th.  This is a drop in club, so if a student can’t make it to a meeting, that’s okay!  Below is the information flyer with a permission slip.  Please fill out the slip and return it in your child’s

    Band Information

     

    Mr. Carter is off and running with band lessons for our 5th graders!  Many students had questions about instruments and books, so he put an informational flyer together in both English and Spanish (Mr. Carter can speak Spanish also).  Click the links below to check it out.

    If students wish to participate in band, but finances are tight for the family, Mr. Carter can arrange for a student to use a school owned instrument.

    Instrument and Equipment Information (Español)

    Instrument and Equipment Information

    August Morning Meeting

     

    August 30th was our first Morning Meeting celebration of the year.  We had several honored guests and got a visit from the West High School Cheer Squad!

    Morning Meeting is our monthly student recognition event.  Starting in September, we will recognize our Optimist Award nominees and many other academic and behavioral award winners.  Each month we try to have a special guest as well.  Parents and other family members are always welcome at our Morning Meeting.

    Our honored guest on Wednesday included four gentlemen who honorably served our country in the armed forces and will soon participate in the