Every Friday in the reading class called Treasures, the students are tested over the concepts learned for the week. Trevor has gotten 100% on EVERY Friday test (a total of 5) in Unit 2! Mrs. Lindell tell the students that every Friday test is a “piece” of the “big cake” (or unit test). She thought a giant slice of cookie Read more
News, Events, and Announcements
Sybarite5, a rock string quintet, performed for the Wood 6th, 7th, and 8th grade band and orchestra students on Tuesday, November 5th. Rock music arrangements were interesting and unique string sound effects captivated the audience. Read more
One of those special projects for Terrance is a rare and wonderful opportunity to participate in a residency presented November 4-8, 2013 by our friends in Davenport @ Mississippi Valley Blues Society. Terrance’s daughter Marcella Rene Simien, a working performer herself, as well as soon to be a graduating BFA student in Memphis, is also going to be on Read more
Wood Intermediate was honored this month to have 15 singers selected to participate in the 2013 Opus Honor Choir. Beginning with sixty-one 6th, 7th, and 8th grade campers on July 29, all of the students put forth many hours of preparation and musical growth into the audition process.
Over 3300 students were nominated by their directors for 720 positions Read more
Students have been working extremely hard and have put in many hours in and outside of school, even on weekends to work on Mock Trial. Our attorney coaches this year for Walcott were Paul Powers and Brandon Lobberecht from the firm of Betty, Neaumann and McMahon Law Firm. Out of the 19 students participating from Walcott, 10 of them earned Read more
“Real Men Sing” Choir Festival featuring Tonic Sol-fa
Oct. 19, 2013
Hosted by the Wartburg Ritterchor and directed by Dr. Lee Nelson, this festival is unlike any other in Iowa. Over 625 male singers from around the Midwest joined in a day of singing and voice masterclasses. There were two festival choirs: one for changing voices and one Read more
The Davenport Schools All City Intermediate String Festival was held on Saturday, October 12th at West High School. String students from all of the Davenport Intermediate schools prepared and performed together in a combined orchestra. The festival this year was directed by former Central High School string teacher, Charles Abplanalp.
The 8th grade girls volleyball team ended their season with a second place finish at the 8th grade city tournament at North high school on October 5th. The girls showed a ton of guts and perseverance coming back from 10 point deficits to win the game- not once, but twice! Watch out for these girls as they begin their club Read more
Miss Schallau’s 7th period students performing experiments to test if they could catch better with their left vs. right hand or with one hand vs. two hands.
Students demonstrated creativity and higher-order thinking by designing and conducting their own experiments. Then, they created research posters of their work so they could share their results Read more