Dancing with Creative Arts Academy Students

FullSizeRender_low_res 6th grade theatre/dance students recently taught “Everything is Awesome” to students from Garfield and Washington Schools. Early in the fall, Mrs. Reed, Garfield Elementary’s counselor (who is also Iowa Counselor of the Year), asked Mrs. Bracey, CAA integrated arts/theatre/dance instructor, if she and the CAA students could prepare a dance… Read more

Art in City Hall

DCSD-ART IN CITY HALL_72 Twenty-nine Davenport Community Schools students were honored at an opening and reception for their artwork on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Davenport City Hall. Students ranged from kindergarten through 12th grade and one student per building was selected by the art specialist. Although media differed, the theme of the artwork… Read more

Davenport Community Schools Are Enjoying Spring Break March 16-20th!

boy looking through binoculars Students in the Davenport Community Schools are enjoying Spring Break March 16-20. Classes will resume on Monday, March 23rd. We wish our students and their families a safe and happy week!… Read more

Informational Meeting on School Funding Equity at 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2015

The Legislative Advocacy Committee of the Davenport Community School District is sponsoring an informational meeting on the topic of school funding equity in the State of Iowa at 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2015 in North High School, 626 West 53rd Street, Davenport, Iowa. The event will feature several speakers… Read more

North High Show Choir Crowned Grand Champion at Invitational

NHS_show_choir_3-12-2015_4 Congratulations to our Davenport North show choirs on a terrific season! At the Fort Madison “Stars on Stage” Invitational, Center Stage finished in 3rd Place and Northside Establishment finished 1st after the… Read more

City of Davenport Signs Proclamation Supporting Funding Equity for Davenport Students

DCS1ACR The Honorable Bill Gluba, Mayor of the City of Davenport, presented Davenport Community Schools Superintendent Art Tate with a proclamation from the City commending the Davenport Community Schools leadership in seeking equitable education funding for its students and calls upon the State Legislature to act promptly to address this long-standing… Read more

Western Illinois University Professor Visits Creative Arts Academy

Raisin in the sun Western Illinois University Professor Dr. Tiffany Stoner-Harris recently visited the Creative Arts Academy high school theatre class so students could gain a greater understanding of multicultural experiences as they study classic plays. Students are studying “A Raisin in the Sun,” and Dr. Stoner-Harris discussed her family and her experiences as… Read more

Central High Students Compete in the 2015 Iowa ProStart Invitational

CHS prostart Congratulations to our DCS ProStart students competing in the 2015 Iowa ProStart Invitational in Ames.  The teams worked hard to make Davenport proud. The culinary team of Maria DeMarr, Liz Fury, Uriah Holt, Katie Ruefer, and Alyssa Pearson showed off their culinary skills to make an appetizing meal. Our Management… Read more

Wood Intermediate’s Jack West Qualifies for State Geography Bee

Wood Jack West Congratulations to Wood Intermediate’s Jack West! He has qualified to complete in the State National Geographic Alliance Geography Bee in Des Moines… Read more

JB Young 8th Graders Visit Lincoln Library and Museum

20150224_124041 JB Young’s 8th Grade classes recently visited the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. Students were accompanied by Principal Marianne Corbin, the 8th grade teachers, and other staff on… Read more

Sudlow Student Musicians Participate In Solo Fest

On Saturday February 21st, several Sudlow students participated in the Elementary/Middle school IHSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival at North High School. Select students chose a piece to perform in front of a judge and spent many hours practicing leading up to the actual event. Several students commented on how proud… Read more

Central High’s Future Teacher Club Held at the YMCA Preschool

CHS future teachers Central High’s Future Teacher Club students recently had the opportunity to work with students at the YMCA preschool. Students Elise Jasper, Nicole Garth, Tykeira Estes, Josie Brown, Maranda Hyde, and Katie Wilt worked together to complete several activities and read books in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Thank you to… Read more