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  • Wood Administration
    Sheri Simpson-Schultz, Principal
    Robert Tollefson, Associate Principal
    Mandie Bollman, School Administrative Manager
    5701 North Division Street
    Davenport, IA  52806
    (563) 391-6350, phone
    (563) 391-4416, fax
  • News, Events, and Announcements


    Wood’s Mock Trial Going to State for a 3-Peat!!!

    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

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    Wood’s ‘Real Men’ perform at Wartburg College

    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


    West High School Hosts All-City String Orchestra

    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.

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    Volleyball Team Finishes 2nd in City Tourney

    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

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    Ms. Schallau’s 7th Grade Scientists Inquire Through Experiments

    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.

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    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


    Wood Staffer Gets State Recognition

    Loretta Gamble, Wood Social Worker  is being honored as the Iowa School Social Worker of the Year by the Iowa School Social Workers Association.   She is very deserving of this recognition!  She will be recognized at the Midwest School Social Work Conference on November 7 at an evening banquet presented by the Midwest School Social Work Council.   She will also Read more


    Humane Society Benefits From Wood Students

    Mrs. Samuelson’s advisory class has been in the community “paying it forward!” During this school year they will be choosing a different organization/charity each month and as Gandhi would say “being the change they wish to see in the world.” September’s organization was the Humane Society of Scott County. In advisory the students made toys out of fabric scraps, made Read more

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    Wood Music Department Kicks It Into High Gear With Fall Performances

    The Wood Intermediate Music Department is honing their skills in preparation for a busy October-Fest-of-Music-making.

    Please join us at our October performances!

    October 8:    BAND SPECTACULAR

    7:00pm    Brady St. Stadium

    October 10  Orchestra Masquerade Concert

    7:30pm    North Auditorium

    October 12  DCSD Int. Orchestra Fest

    1-6pm       West High

    October 14  Vocal Fall Concert

    7:00pm   North Auditorium

    October 19  Real Men Sing Read more


    Red Ribbon Week: Oct. 21-25th

    Red Ribbon/ Spirit Week:  Oct 21st -25th (2013). 

    Red Ribbon/ Spirit Week:  Say No to drugs and bullying:

    • Monday Oct 21: Put drugs and bullying to rest.  (Wear appropriate pajamas).
    • Tuesday Oct 22: Shade out drugs and bullying by putting your thinking cap on.  (Wear sunglasses and hats).
    • Wednesday Oct 23: Exercise your right to
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    Mrs. Samuelson’s AP is “Paying it forward!”

    Mrs. Samuelson’s AP students are “paying it forward” by supporting the Humane Society of Scott County. Last week they made chew toys, in this picture they are making dog treats. Next week they will be selling puppy chow & dog bone cookies after school. They will donate the chew toys, dog treats, & the money raised from the puppy chow Read more