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    Mid City Students Visit Nahant Marsh

    MCH Nahant fix 052716 Mid City High biology classes took a field trip to Nahant Marsh Education Center where they transitioned through three stations demonstrating state ecology learning standards. One station was a hike to show wetland characteristics; the second showed wetland animal adaption with skulls, skins, and a microscope; and the third was… Read more

    A Third of Central’s Graduating Seniors Have AP Credits

    CHS AP fix 052716 Congratulations to Central High’s 2015-2016 Advanced Placement (AP) students. In this year’s graduating class, 116 students (approximately 1/3 of all students) completed at least one AP course during their high school career.… Read more

    Davenport Schools and Davenport Public Works Partner for Showcase of Learning

    72_Issue_Invasive_Species On Saturday, May 21st, Davenport Community Schools partnered with Davenport Public Works on the Davenport Community Showcase of Applied Learning. Held at the Public Works Center, the event featured over 200 displays… Read more

    West Student Speaks at Deere Leadership Meeting

    WHS Deere fix 052716 On May 18th, West High’s Kameron Houston spoke at the John Deere World Leadership meeting about his life and his time with the Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAG) program at West. Kameron greeted business professionals from around the world and spoke one-on-one with Sam Allen, Deere & Company CEO.… Read more

    Two Davenport Students Place in Top Three at State Track Meet

    Track 2016 Davenport’s high schools were well represented at the State Track Meet May 19th through 21st in Des Moines. Forty-eight athletes competed, and many personal bests were set at the “Blue Oval.” Congratulations to state place winners: Duane Sleet (Central), taking third in the 110 M High Hurdles and Corey Lamonte… Read more

    West and Central AP Students Judge Blue Grass Science Fair

    CHS BG Science 2 fix 052716 Nearly 30 Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry students from West High and Central High judged the fourth and fifth grade Science Fair at Blue Grass Elementary School. Over 100 students presented their projects, which explored life science, earth science, and physical science. The event also included an after school open house… Read more

    Buchanan and SAU Pen Pals Meet for Lunch

    Buchanan SAU fix 052716 Buchanan Elementary fifth graders participated in a pen pal letter exchange with teacher education majors from St. Ambrose University (SAU). The students exchanged handwritten letters with their pen pals to meet writing and language state standards. They met at a lunch hosted by Dr. Tom Carpenter, Department Chair of the… Read more

    North Community Runs, Walks, Stumbles, and Crawls for Charity

    NHS RWSC crop 052716 On Wednesday, May 11th, the North High community participated in the 12th annual Run, Walk, Stumble, Crawl (RWSC), which annually raises money for a local charity. Students, faculty, and staff from North and feeder schools ran, walked, stumbled, or crawled their way through a two-mile course. This year, in honor… Read more