Sudlow Intermediate Shows Support for an Amazing Student

Sudlow science teacher shaves head support Tori A few weeks ago, Sudlow Intermediate students and staff teamed together to support Tori Vogel, an 8th grader who is battling Ewing’s Sarcoma (a pediatric cancer affecting less than 1 percent of all patients). The goal was to raise money and show support for Tori. The week concluded with a… Read more

Support Our Central High Marching Band at the Grand National Championship

Central logo The Quad City Times has provided a live link to a Twitter feed/chat for the marching band competition in Indianapolis. Our Davenport Central band performed Thursday evening. If you would like to go on line to chat and express your support for the band, use @dcbands or follow the action… Read more

Central High Students Win High Honors in Washington DC

CHS_natalie_lawton_washinton_DC Two Central High students received awards from the Journalism Education Association at a recent Washington, D.C. conference. Natalie Lawton received a “Superior” rating in the category of Yearbook Copy/Caption: Sports. Only about 10% of the students in each category get a “Superior” rating, so it’s a HUGE accomplishment on par… Read more

Kyle Verdon Wins Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

kyle_verdon_Wendys_Heisman Davenport Community Schools is proud to announce winners in the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Program. Congratulations to West High’s Kyle Verdon on being named a State of Iowa WINNER! Kyle is one of only two final State Winners, and he’s a multi-sport, 4.0 GPA, student-athlete that participates in football,… Read more

North High’s “Children of a Lesser God” Travels to Thespian Conference

NHS_children_of_a_lesser_god Congratulations to the cast and crew at North High for their amazing production of “Children of a Lesser God.” The show was performed this past weekend and received many rave reviews. This week they will be taking the show to the Iowa State Thespian Conference to compete for a spot… Read more

DCS Students Selected for Iowa Junior Honors Orchestra

music-notes Several DCS students were recently chosen to be part of the Junior Honors Orchestra Festival in Ames on November 21st. Only 120 students from around Iowa make the final cut, so these student musicians represent the best of the best. The following schools have reported in with these selected students:… Read more

DCS Students Selected for Opus Honor Choir

Opus_Choir_graphic Several Davenport Community Schools student musicians were selected to be a part of the 2014 Opus Honor Choir, held in Ames in conjunction with the All-State Music Festival. With over 3,500 students being nominated for only 720 positions in the four Opus Honor Choirs, selected students are the elite singers… Read more

Japanese Instruction at McKinley Elementary Stepping Stones

DSCF4354 (1280x960) Ana Ito, enrichment instructor from Davenport Parks and Recreation, is continuing to provide a Japanese culture and language program during the 2014-15 school year at various Stepping Stones sites across Davenport. We caught… Read more

Creative Arts Academy Featured on Paula Sands Live

logo_stacked_flourish_SCREEN_RESOLUTION On Thursday, November 6th, the Creative Arts Academy was featured on Paula Sands Live. Check it out! http://www.kwqc.com/category/231919/video-landing-page?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=10820832Read more

Prostart Culinary Arts Students Set to Serve the Community While Learning their Craft

CHS_prostart_service_project ProStart culinary arts students at Central High have been invited to intern at the Solid Rock Café for the 2014-2015 school year. Through this experience, students will gain service learning, safety and sanitation, customer service, food preparation, menu planning, and barista practice. These hours count towards the 400 hours needed… Read more

West High Coed Cheer Team Wins State Title!

WHS_coed_cheer_state_champions_2014_LOW_RES We’re very proud to announce that the West High Competition Cheer Team won the Iowa High School Coed State Cheerleading Championship title for the fourth time in the past five years! The team also had two individual coed stunt teams place first and second against the other individual stunt groups.… Read more

Marine Corps JROTC Cadets Visit National Guard facility

10 A group of MCJROTC students from North High had the opportunity to tour the National Guard facility at the Davenport Municipal Airport on November 4th.  While the highlight of the tour was a ride in a Chinook helicopter, cadets also had the opportunity to talk with members of the Guard,… Read more
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