Sudlow Students Attend “Real Men Sing” in Preparation for District Event

Sudlow_real_men_sing The Sudlow Intermediate Men’s Choir attended Wartburg College’s Real Men Sing event on October 4th, when over 500+ guys took part in a full day of singing. The Men’s Choir will also be participating in the district’s own version of this event, where choir guys from 7th-12th grade will come… Read more

Mid City High Celebrates iJAG Students

MCHS_iJag_group The Mid City iJAG Initiation & Installation Ceremony took place on Friday, September 26, at Mid City High School. The ceremony was to honor all current students enrolled in the iJAG program (… Read more

West High Student Senate Helps Out with Hunger Drive

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA West High’s Student Senate competed in the recent Hunger Drive Kick-off Skit Competition at the new Riverbend Food Bank facility. Out of the 13 schools participating, West took 2nd place. Students came up with original lyrics to “We Will Rock You,” accompanied by drummers using buckets decorated as canned goods.… Read more

North High Student Wins National Photography Honor

NHS_Hailey_Forest_national_photography_contest_winner Congratulations to North High’s Hailey Forrest, who is the recipient of a national award given by the Photography Society of America. Her photograph “Words Hurt Stop Bullying” was selected as the most outstanding image in the photojournalism category at the PSA Youth Photography showcase.  She won $175.00, a feature article… Read more

DCS Creative Arts Academy unveils downtown hub location

CAA Ribbon Cutting 039 The Creative Arts Academy (CAA) Hub location in downtown Davenport held a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, October 2, 2014. The CAA Hub is located inside the Downtown Branch of the Davenport Public Library. The CAA needed a centrally-based downtown learning site to enable students easily move to… Read more

DCS Administrators and Staff are Key Presenters at Statewide Afterschool Workshop

IMG_9634 (1024x768) Iowa’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers recently hosted 50 professionals for a day of workshops at Davenport’s River Center. Afterschool program staff and administrators from across the state attended workshops on everything from… Read more

Central High Student Named Student Hunger Drive Ambassador of the Quad Cities

CHS_Justin Sanchez student hunger drive ambassador Central High senior Justin Sanchez was awarded the title of Male Student Hunger Drive Ambassador for the Quad Cities. In order to achieve this role, Justin had to write two essays, provide a letter of recommendation, and interview against students from the 16 other high schools in the area. As… Read more

Walcott 7th Graders Investigate Invertebrate Zoology at Nahant Marsh

marsh 2_screen_resolution Walcott’s 7th grade students recently traveled to Nahant Marsh for an immersive science field trip.  Students learned about the importance of wetlands, and the mammals that rely on these types of marsh environments. Students also participated in a pond study where they tested the water quality at the marsh by… Read more

West High Senior Golfer Places 4th in Field of 72

WHS_Jordan_Rhoades_golf_4th_place_of_72 The West High Boys Golf Team played at the Greyhound Invitational on Thursday, September 25, and  Jordan Rhoades placed 4th overall in the 72–player field. Congratulations, Jordan!… Read more

North High’s Calvin Conger Earns WQAD Weekly Accolade

NHS_Calvin_Conger_WQAD_score_standout_of_week Congratulations to North High’s Calvin Conger for winning the WQAD Score Standout of the Week. Calvin caught three touchdowns and had 123 yards receiving in the game. WQAD has viewers vote on the winning athlete each week, and Calvin garnered 48% of the Week 4 votes.… Read more

Mid City High Students Lend a Hand with Buddy Benches

MCH_buddy_bench_construction_4 Students at Mid City High have been busy during their Service Learning class, building “buddy benches” for Davenport Elementary Schools. A buddy bench is a place where an elementary student can sit when… Read more

Central High Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Commended Student

CHS Nick deBlois national merit scholar commended student Central High Senior Nick DeBlois has been designated as a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program. He achieved this honor by placing in the top 50,000 of over 1.5 million students who took the PSAT/NMSQT. Nick joins an elite group of scholars across the United States in being… Read more
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