News, Events, and Announcements
During the first quarter, Smart students had 405 opportunities to be on time for class.
We are proud to announce that 154 students were on time to every single one of those classes.
Today we celebrated those students with a surprise ice cream party. Way to go Smart students! Read more
Smart teacher, Brett Monnard, and West teacher, Jay Swords, attended the annual Iowa Talented and Gifted (ITAG) Conference October 17th and 18th. They presented five breakout sessions. Mr. Swords presented sessions on “Instant Challenges: An Exciting Way to Teach Creative Problem Solving for K-12,” and “Counseling Non-Conformists in the Classroom.” Mr. Monnard presented on “National Novel Writing Month: Creative Writing and Gifted Children,” and “Foundations 4 Success: A Social Emotional Program for Grades 3 -6.” They co-presented “The Undead Classroom: Incorporating Popular Culture into Lessons.” Mr. Monnard was also elected to a seat on the ITAG board. Congratulations, Mr. Monnard! Read more
The Smart Family invites our students and their parents to “Meet & Greet” our new principal, Mr. Caparula, and to hear his vision for the school.
5:30p – 6:00 PM: Enjoy a free meal with your student
6:00p – 6:30 PM: Parents will meet with the principal while the students have fun and win prizes
6:30p – 6:50 PM: Parents join your student for some family fun and a chance to win even more prizes
EVERY student that attends with their parents will be entered into a drawing for a large prize!!!
***Winner will be drawn at 6:50. You must be present to win.***
Each student will receive two meal tickets to be used by their parents/guardians.
Return this form to Mrs. Huesmann (room 104) by October 20, 2016 to receive meal tickets.
Fall Choir Concert (6th– 8th grades): Thursday, October 20th @ 5:30 at Smart
Real Men Sing: Oct 25th @ Adler Theatre
Smart Intermediate Choir will be selling World’s Finest Chocolate Bars From Friday, October 17th through Tuesday, November 1st. If you would like to purchase bars, they will be available through the office or members of Smart’s choir. Students are raising funds for a choir competition held in Chicago, IL later this year. Read more
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Wednesday, October 26th from 4-9 PM and Thursday, October 27th from 8 AM – 12 PM. These will be held in the main gym. Hope to see everyone there!
Students will not have school on Thursday, October 27th; Friday, October 28th; or Monday October 31st (teacher inservice). Read more
The DCSD will be providing ACTIVITY BUSES for all Intermediate Schools during the 2016-17 school year! Buses will pick up at the each school at 5:45, with drop-offs at the following locations:
Smart: Hayes Elementary, Jackson Elementary, West High School, JB Young
Williams: Buchanan Elementary, Emeis Park, Wilson Elementary, JB Young
Wood: North High School, Fillmore Elementary, Truman Elementary, Buchanan Elementary
Sudlow: Madison Elementary, McKinley Elementary, Eisenhower Elementary, Cross Creek Apartments, Brady Stadium
Walcott: To be determined
Please visit http://www.davenportschools.org/our-departments/athletics-extracurricular-activities/ or contact your school’s office for more information.