Children’s Villages – Preschool “Festival of Trees”

1507957_410588769094228_1385135530198646758_n Each Children’s Village location had the opportunity to compete in the Annual “Festival of Trees” contest for the best decorated tree. The winner will receive a traveling trophy that they will then display… Read more

North High’s Mr. Dierikx Selected by NFL Foundation for Two Big Honors

NHS_coach_combo_NFL Guy Dierikx, Davenport North’s Head Football Coach and Physical Education teacher, was invited to the NFL High School Character Development Summit educational seminar in Orlando, Florida this past weekend. The educational summit focuses on leadership and character development, and Coach Dierikx plans to incorporate the ideas and concepts in his… Read more

Creative Arts Academy Announces Dates for Parent Meetings & Auditions

logo_stacked_final The Creative Arts Academy will hold a series of parent information meetings in December and January. Upcoming meetings for the parents of current 5th grade students will be held: December 16, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Madison Elementary School, 116 East Locust Street December 18, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at… Read more

Davenport Students Helping the Environment

enviro Central’s Environmental Club has been recognized on a national blog site, eCycle Best.  We are so proud and thankful for the work that this group has done year after year!  It is truly amazing and inspiring for Central students as well as students in other schools. The students in Environmental… Read more

Central High IS3 Team Travels

comine IS3 A specially-selected group of students from the Iowa Safe and Supportive Schools (IS3) Team at Central High recently traveled to San Diego to present at the International Bullying Prevention Association annual conference. This year was particularly special because Dan Olweus, the creator and primary researcher of the profoundly successful and… Read more

North High School 1st Violin Section KWQC-TV 6 Story

decal_Chelf KWQC-TV 6 reporter refers to the these students as “North High’s shining stars” during his interview with students of North High School orchestra’s first violin section and their teacher, Michelle Ottensen. Riley visited as the student were preparing to play the overture from Handel’s Messiah at the district’s 63rd Annual… Read more

Mid City High School iJAG

10407503_409773569175748_8407326058806831546_n Mid City iJAG students attended the Quad City Minority Partnership Conference at Augustana College. Students participated in multiple workshops focusing on financial aid, student health, smart choices with social media, and college prep.… Read more

Exciting Happenings at Walcott Intermediate

Combine Walcott Five students from the Walcott sixth grade band participated in the Davenport Community School District Sixth Grade Honor Band.   These five students were part of a band of over sixty sixth graders from schools throughout the district.  It was a great event for the students to meet band members from… Read more

Pat Militich Visits Keystone Academy

Keystone Pat Militich made a guest appearance for a group of students at the Keystone Academy.  Mr. Militich discussed life choices with the students and the path that led him to his future career as a welterweight champion. Thank you for your support Mr. Militich!… Read more

Exciting Happenings at Eisenhower Elementary

eisenhower_combo_12-10-2014 Eisenhower Elementary completed the first annual Super Hero Fun Run/Walk on November 2. Over 200 participants joined in for the ¼ mile, 1-mile, or 5K. Winners of the 5k were Jake Jantzi and MiaJoy Neumeyer. Each participant received a ribbon for completing their race. Eisenhower also had 5th grade students… Read more

Freshman Orientation: Central and North High Schools

Central_North_combo_2 Two high schools will hold Freshman Orientation nights for current 8th grade students and their parents: North High School’s event begins at 6:30 p.m.  Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in the school auditorium. Jason White, NHS alumni, and University of Iowa graduate/Hawkeye athlete will be the guest speaker. Teachers, coaches, and… Read more

DCS Student Provides Youth Voice to Economic Development Efforts

1924500_407242699428835_1604158133857228511_n Today the Quad City Chamber of Commerce hosted a Regional Vision Summit, gathering leaders from business, labor, education, human services, arts and local government at the iWireless Center. The session hosted Oklahoma City… Read more
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