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  • Mid City High School
    Principal: Dr. Jake Klipsch
    3801 Marquette Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52806
    Phone:  1-563-336-7600
    Fax:  1-563-445-5955

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Mid City Art Students Advance in Competition

     

    Artists Apryl Taylor and Caitlyn Wilford represented Mid City at “Emerging Excellence” in Art. The exhibition/workshop and awards took place at the Creative Arts Academy in downtown Davenport. Both young ladies advanced to E. I. Emerging Excellence First Exhibition! Go Mavericks!

         

    Gone Fishing!

     

    Students in Mr. Thede’s Recreational Equipment class show off the fishing poles they made. Nice job Eli and Broderick!

    MC students participates in ProStart Event

     

    Mid City students Grace Henry and Serenity Jones participated in the annual ProStart event that invites community members in to celebrate this program and it’s achievements. 
    This is a 4-term class open to juniors and seniors. The class offers both classroom learning and work experience to succeed in these careers. After completing the four terms of class and the hours of employment, students receive a national certification that qualifies them for articulation at a community college culinary arts programs and some 4-year programs. These courses award college credit.

                

     

    Award Winning Mid City Student

     

    Mid City Senior Jade Arnold has been named to The “100 High School Students America needs to Know About” list sponsored by Workforce and Career Readiness. Way to go Jade!

    What About The Boys Conference

     

    Mr. Mason and Mr. Parks took young men to the Bethany Conference titled, “What About The Boys?” There were three themes at the conference: statistics, grades and behavior.

         

    Finals are today and tomorrow!

     

    Master Builders of Iowa Career Fair

     

    Mid City High School students Nate Blumberg and Alec Lewis attended the “Master Builders of Iowa” Career fair. They met with over 20 of the largest employers in the building trades in Iowa to learn about a career in construction. 

         

     

    Visit to West High School

     

    Mr. Schlichting took his Acting class on a field trip to West High School to watch the play “Little Shop of Horrors.”

          

    Mid City Student’s Art Work On Display

     

    Congratulations to Maison Masters whose artwork was chosen to be displayed at the Davenport City Hall.  Here he is pictured with his mother and Art teacher, Ms. Lewis. 

              

    Trivia Night May 11th

     

    School Dance

     

    Mid City High School’s dance was a lot of fun and a huge success! Thank you to all of our community partners and volunteers!  Also, kudos to the dance committee for their exceptional job in organizing and decorating or the dance!

                             

    Student Of The Week

     

    Congratulations to our student of the week Elizabeth Vesey!!

    Mock Interviews

     

    John Deere employees conducted mock interviews with all of the iJAG students in the conference room and in Mrs. Brennan’s classroom.

          

    Hands Free CPR Training

     

    The HEARTSafe Coalition, which is made up of people from several Quad City agencies, taught our Health classes and Teen Mom class Hands Only CPR. Teen Moms were also taught infant CPR. The HEARTSafe coalition donated a “Family & Friends CPR Anytime” kit for students and teachers to check out of the library to learn more. Thank you to our community partners for making this happen!

         

    Video Contest Winner

     

    Congratulations to Kyla Taylor for winning “Audience Favorite” and “Best Art Direction” at the Davenport Public Library Teen Video Contest! The red carpet event took place in the Imax Theater at the Putnam Museum. 

          

    Paying It Forward

     

    iJAG students have recently started partnering with CASI. In this picture students spent a class period helping dust their facilities. Go Mavericks! Way to pay it forward!

          

    Mid City Student Participates at QC Big Table Event

    Students from around the Quad Cities came together at the QC Big Table event to brainstorm ideas to make the Quad Cities a better place. Mid City was represented by Lily Bert, who immediately took the lead at her table.

    Food Pantry

     

    The Mid City Food Pantry is made available bi-weekly by Grand View Baptist Church and Mississippi Food Bank for approximately 30 of our families! Thank you to our community partners!

    School dance postponed

     

    Due to concerns about cold weather THE DANCE IS BEING POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY MARCH 23RD. If your child bought tickets, the same tickets will work for Saturday March 23rd. 

    Dress Give Away!

     

    Mid City’s school dance is coming up on March 2nd. The “Dress Give Away!” is a great opportunity to get a dress for the dance.

    Conferences Are Tonight:

    Reminder that conferences are this evening from 3:40pm until 6:40pm.   We look forward to seeing you!

    Mid City Spirit Week is February 25th – March 1st:

     

    Mid City Iowa Youth Congress Update

    On January 24th Mid City Iowa Youth Congress members Lily Bert and Tyler Huntington met with members of the Iowa House of Representatives to discuss their bill on Parental Liability for juvenile offenders. They met with Representatives  Bennett, Wolfe and Thede and received a great amount of interest in passing this bill in the Iowa House. The bill would increase parental liability for damages caused by minor youth in their custody from a maximum of $2,000 to the actual cost of the damages done by  the offender.
     
     
     

    Blood Drive Date Change

    The Blood Drive date has been changed. Please note that the Blood Drive will be from 9am -2pm on Friday, February 15th. Interested students and parents can contact Jamie Rich or Sarah Brennan at 563-336-7600.

    Mid City Spirit Wear

    Want to purchase Mid City gear? Visit the following website to place an order:

    Early Dismissal Today, Feb. 5th

    Davenport Community Schools will have a 2-hour early release today, February 5 due to an ice storm warning issued for our area by the National Weather Service. All evening activities are cancelled.

    Blood Drive to be held at Mid City

    Mid City will be hosting a blood drive this Thursday, Feb. 7th from 9am until 2pm. Students and their families interested in donating blood should contact Sarah Brennan or Jamie Rich at 563-336-7600. Thank you!

    Wear Red On Friday, February 1st

    Mavericks – reminder to wear RED tomorrow in honor of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day in support of women’s health.

     

    Early Dismissal (1/22)

    Due to weather, we will dismiss today at 1:27. Classes will resume tomorrow at the normal time. Have a great day and be safe!

    Jefferson Award Winner collaborates with Mid City Students

    Deb Bowen filmed this Channel 8 news clip at Mid City high school. She had worked with one of our students on a video project featuring one of her books (http://www.abookbyme.com/heroes-series?lightbox=dataItem-ir9k2chn2 ).
     
    Thank you Deb for all you do for so many people in and around our area!