Wood Intermediate Choirs Perform National Anthem for River Bandits Crowd

wood national anthem The Wood Intermediate 6th, 7th, and 8th grade mass choirs were invited to sing the Star Spangled-Banner at the May 13th home game of the Quad Cities River Bandits. Sunny and blue skies welcomed their rendition as a full stadium of enthusiastic fans sang along. Many of the singers were… Read more

West High Student Wins Writing and Photo Contest

whs solomon yoke Davenport West High School senior Solomon Yoke has been named a national winner in the Quill and Scroll 2015 International Writing and Photo Contest judged by professional journalists. Solomon was one of 28 winners in the Feature Writing category out of 266 entries from across the nation. Solomon’s feature article,… Read more

Year End Wrap-up from the Central High Environmental Club

chs environmental home Now in its tenth year, Central’s Environmental Club consists of thirty active students recycling approximately 26,000 containers every year and spreading the word of environmental activism throughout the school. There are now 50 classrooms that have can and bottle recycling bins in them, plus an additional 10 large bins located… Read more

Lellig Drafted by Waterloo Black Hawks

chs lellig Congratulations to Central High sophomore Hunter Lellig, who has been drafted to play hockey for the Waterloo Black Hawks! This has been a long-time goal for Hunter, taking many years of dedication, practice, and hard work. To read more about Hunter’s journey to the Black Hawks, visit http://m.wcfcourier.com/sports/hockey/blackhawksRead more

DCSD Gears Up for New Visitor Management System

IMG_6695 (640x427) Visitors to our schools may have already noticed a new check in system. The District is implementing the Raptor system to automate check in and provide a safer environment by scanning visitor IDs against the national sex offender registry. The schools are currently getting to know the system, which will… Read more

West High S.O.A.R. Scholarship Recipient

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Representatives from WQAD, the Sedona Group, and David Tra’s family surprised David (Tra) during his third block class to present him with a $1000.00 S.O.A.R. Scholarship. David’s mother is on the far right and his grandmother is on the far left in the photo below. Congratulations, David. A bright future… Read more

Mid City High Wins Awards at iJAG Career Development Conference

mch ijag Katelynn England, Courtney Jones, Noah Nickell, Scott Lake, and Ashley Fry, five students from Mid City High School, attended the recent iJAG Career Development Conference. There were a total of almost 30 schools from Iowa and Illinois who competed in events geared toward employability skills. Two students competed in single… Read more

Buchanan Elementary Students Place Highly in State Reading Competition

buchanan reading Thirteen Buchanan Elementary students in grades 3-5 recently competed in the Iowa Challenge. For the Challenge, students read from a list of 25 books, then competed as individuals in an online multiple choice test against students from all over the state of Iowa. We are proud to announce that Eva… Read more