DCS Students Selected for SEIBA Honor Band

music-notes On January 10th, band students from Central, North, and West High Schools auditioned for the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association (SEIBA) Honor Band in Fairfield, Iowa. West High was honored with seven students being recalled and five students accepted into the Honor Band. Congratulations to Chane Eckhardt and Kersten Kahley for… Read more

Wildcat Girls Basketball Team now 12-0, Ranked 7th in State

NHS_girls_basketball_combo Congratulations to the North High Varsity Girls Basketball team for continuing their undefeated run this year! They have compiled a record of 12-0 and are currently ranked #7 in the state! They have defeated then #2 North Scott 68-54, Burlington 64-44, and Bettendorf 94-84. Way to go Wildcats!… Read more

Robotics Teams Win Awards; Williams Qualifies for State Competition

Williams_GTT_robotics_team_state_qualifiers_CROP “Knights of Algorithm,” Williams Intermediate’s Lego Robotics team, has qualified for the State First Lego League (FLL) Competition! Gateway to Technology teacher Michelle Hemming and her students leave on the road today, so wish them the best of luck! The Knights won their bid to State by placing 7th overall… Read more

DCS Students Named Statewide Winners in Martin Luther King Jr Writing Contest

DCS_MLK_essay_contest_winners_combo_no_label_2 Davenport Community Schools is proud to announce four of our students have been named statewide winners in this year’s Martin Luther King Jr Writing Contest! Jimmy Brooke, first grade student at Eisenhower… Read more

Central High Team Crowned Champions of “Thinker’s Throwdown” Tournament

CHS_thinkers_throwdown The Thinkers Throwdown Tournament, sponsored by Mediacom, Augustana College, and The Victory Store, has finally come to a conclusion, and we are proud to announce Central High’s was crowned champions in the tournament! The team, consisting of Graham Atkinson, Luke Eure, Pablo Haake, Josh Mostaert, and Emma VanVooren, was the… Read more

Tribute to the Late Bill Sherwood, Board Member, Davenport Community Schools

SherwoodPhoto_3x5 We are saddened by the sudden loss of one of our school board members, Bill Sherwood. Director Sherwood served as a teacher in the Davenport Community Schools for 25 years, retiring from the Kimberly Center in 2010. During that time, he also served a one-year term as an alderman-at-large for… Read more

Elementary Math Textbook Presentations: Parents’ Chance to Provide Feedback

Schoolboy Writing in Notebook All Davenport Community Schools parents of elementary students, along with elementary principals and teachers, are invited to a special presentation of two elementary math textbooks under consideration for adoption in the Davenport schools. The presentations will take place from 4 to 6:15 p.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Adams Elementary… Read more

United Neighbors Offers Opportunity to Support “Promise Bricks” Program

Graduation2 The Davenport Community School District has worked hard to keep at-risk students in school and bring back students who have dropped out offering these students the support they may need to finish high school. In a three-year period we’ve managed to cut the drop-out rate in half in our district.… Read more

A Special Visit by our Talented Student Musicians and Vocalists

IMG_7521_low_res Today, central office staff at the Achievement Service Center were treated to several different musical performances by our talented students and teachers. First up was Sudlow Intermediate’s Cool Jazz Band, directed by… Read more

Miss Iowa 2014 Visits Washington Elementary

Washinton_Miss_Iowa_visit_1 Aly Olson, Miss Iowa 2014, visited Washington Elementary earlier this month. Ms. Olson spoke to the 4th grade girls’ after-school book club, which has been reading and discussing “Chrissa – An American… Read more

Buffalo Student Leaders Organize a Food Bank

IMG_0103 Over the course of the last month, the Buffalo Student Leadership Team has planned, organized, promoted, packed and readied for distribution, a school-based food bank that served approximately 20 families. We are… Read more

Children’s Villages – Preschool “Annual Holiday Musical”

CV_2 On Thursday December 11th, our Children’s Villages held their “Annual Holiday Musical” at the Putnam Museum. Visiting families enjoyed their little ones as they sang their hearts out to a huge crowd,… Read more
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