Army JROTC Receives Award from American Legion

CHS_Mackenzie Gibson_JROTC_monetary_award_Legion The Army JROTC program at Davenport Community Schools recently received $1000 from the American Legion Foundation, in honor of the cadets’ efforts and dedication. Pictured is Central High’s Mackenzie Gibson, Army JROTC Cadet Battalion Commander, receiving the check on behalf of the entire Corps of Cadets.… Read more

High School Student Rotarians

combined_rotary Several DCS students were recently honored by the Rotary Club of Davenport. North High is proud to report that this year’s Junior Rotarians are Ali Jones and Nick Kaperka. Junior Rotarians are chosen by the guidance department based on academic performance, community service, and leadership potential. These students attend luncheons… Read more

Meet Your Legislator Ice Cream Social

Lttile Girls The Legislative Advocacy Committee of the Davenport Community School District is sponsoring a chance for community members to “Meet Your Legislators” in an informal setting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in the 3rd floor Board room in the Achievement Service Center, 1606 Brady Street, Davenport.  Those… Read more

Childrens Village PreSchool Sites Host Million Father Breakfast

085 Fathers and other male role models joined their preschool students for the annual “Million Father Breakfast” at the four Children’s Village sites on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.  Everyone enjoyed a breakfast that included eggs, fresh fruit, muffin tops, pastries, and more before starting their preschool and work days. The annual… Read more

Central High Students Selected to Present at National Conference

CHS_IS3_logo The Iowa Safe and Supportive Schools team (IS3) at Central High School has been selected to present at the IBPA’s Eleventh Annual Conference, “Building Supportive Relationships to Create a Positive Climate.” This year’s conference will be held in San Diego, California, November 16th-18th. The presentation is titled “Engaging Communities in… Read more

Davenport High Schools Honor Vietnam War Veterans Missing in Action

106 During the week of September 15 through September 19th, our district’s four high schools will display the POW/MIA flag under the United States flag flying in front of the schools. The district has joined with the members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 776to remember and honor our country’s… Read more

CAA Students & Staff Honor 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem

044 The Creative Arts Academy students and staff held a special event on Friday, September 12, 2014 at the Figge Museum to commemorate the 200th  anniversary of writing of our national anthem. Francis Scott Key penned the poem that would later be set to music and become the “Star Spangled Banner”… Read more

Bakery Offers Students Healthy Choices For Students

DCS1ACR The Davenport Community School District supplies many of its own needs. The district’s bakery was featured in a Quad City Times story. Whole grain dinner rolls, sub sandwich rolls and other baked goods are provided for students’ school lunches. Not only can the bakery offer fresh items without artificial preservatives,… Read more

Three Central Students Selected as Army JROTC Battalion Leaders

CHS_JROTC_three_cadets_leaders Congratulations to Mackenzie Gibson (Battalion Commander), Sam York (Executive Officer), and Chris Johnson (Command Sergeant Major), the three Central High student cadets who were promoted and selected as the Senior Leadership for this year’s Blue Devil Army JROTC Battalion. These three cadets will lead the entire Corps of Cadets, which… Read more

North High Students Participate in Quad City Summer Transportation Institute

decal_Chelf North High junior Gregory Middleton and freshman Holli Browning participated in the Quad City Summer Transportation Institute, a program that teaches students about the transportation industry in the Quad Cities. The students took trips to the Davenport Public Works to explore how transportation affects our everyday lives. Guest speakers from… Read more

West High Will Honor Former Coach for his Induction into Hall of Fame

WHS_coach_harrington_Iowa High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame Long time West High Football Coach Roger Harrington will be inducted into the Iowa High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame this fall. West High will honor Coach Harrington at their September 18th football game vs Cedar Rapids Jefferson, at Brady Street Stadium during halftime of the varsity game.… Read more

Two Central Students Participate in Climate March

CHS_students_climate_march Hannah Quick and Gracie Schebler, two of Central High’s Environmental Club leaders, took part in the recent Climate March. They crossed the Arsenal Bridge into Illinois with the group, and then participated and walked for part of the route. The Climate March is a movement which challenges environmentally conscious individuals… Read more
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