West High Students Featured on Discovery Education

WHS_group_pic_Discovery_Education West High students Tony Nguyen and Tuyen Nguyen were recently featured student guests on Discovery Education for National Manufacturing Day at ALCOA Davenport Works. Forty-two hundred schools and 150,000 students participated in the… Read more

Three Central High Seniors are National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

CHS_lance_haake_eure Central High seniors Gabe Lance, Pablo Haake, and Luke Eure have all been named as National Merit Scholar Semifinalists. These three scholars join an elite group of 16,000 students across the country. The 2013 PSAT/NMSQT was the initial screening device of 1.4 million entrants to this year’s program. From this… Read more

North High Blood Drive Beats Previous School Record

NHS_blood_drive_3 Congratulations to the North High School Student Council and to all of the North students and staff who participated in the recent Blood Drive. North collected 96 units of blood, which is a… Read more

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
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