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Davenport Community Schools Honor Student Athletes From High Schools

December 13th, 2023
Davenport Community Schools Honor Student Athletes From High Schools

The Davenport Community Schools District was very proud to honor our student-athletes from Davenport North, Central, and West who received either MAC All-Conference or State qualification. These students go above and beyond to perform well in both academics and athletics every day. We thank you for representing our District with pride and excellence!  Read More

Davenport Community School Kids Perform In Opus Honor Choir At Iowa State

December 5th, 2023
Davenport Community School Kids Perform In Opus Honor Choir At Iowa State

Last week, DCSD students from Wood Junior High School, North High School, and Central High School performed in the 2023 Opus Honor Choir held at Iowa State University. We are incredibly proud of these talented students.  Read More

Davenport High School Students Attend Iowa Trades Fair

December 3rd, 2023
Davenport High School Students Attend Iowa Trades Fair

This week, 90 students from Central, North, and West attended a Trades Fair at the Iowa National Guard. They learned about careers and apprenticeship opportunities in a variety of different trades. This was a great event to kick off the National Apprenticeship Week!    Read More

Davenport Central High School Girls Swim Team Places Third In Iowa

November 16th, 2023
Davenport Central High School Girls Swim Team Places Third In Iowa

The Davenport Central High School girls swim team competed at the state meet! The weekend started with Mary Selden and the Davenport Central staff receiving awards for the regional swimmer and Coaching staff of the year. Congratulations to the team of Hannah Cousins, Isabel Heller, Simone Green, and Gabbie Hanson for being awarded state runner-ups with an All-American consideration time in the 200-yard medley relay. Altogether, the team placed third in the state and the Davenport Central Coaching Staff was named Iowa Coaching Staff of the Year. The girls worked hard throughout their swimming careers... Read More

Davenport Central Speech and Debate Rock It At Bettendorf Competition

November 14th, 2023
Davenport Central Speech and Debate Rock It At Bettendorf Competition

The Davenport Central Speech and Debate team did an outstanding job at their recent competition at Bettendorf. Both public forum debate teams ended up 3-2 and just missed the semifinals. Both teams beat prestigious teams from Iowa City West. In the speech competitions, Benie, Carter, and Reuben did fantastic work, with Reuben winning the Original Oratory category! You can support the Davenport Central Speech and Debate team through their yearly fundraiser. Each donation they receive brings them one step closer to reaching their goals. Find the fundraiser here: https://bit.ly/3MJGGVQ  Read More

Davenport Central Teens Head To Iowa State For FCCLA Competition

November 1st, 2023
Davenport Central Teens Head To Iowa State For FCCLA Competition

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members represented Davenport Central yesterday at the Fall Rally held on the ISU campus. Olivia Mason made a plant-based, vegan-inspired grilled cheese sandwich while Alexis Downing created a Culinary Pathway poster to recruit DC students. Calee Jaques placed first in the FCS Photography category and Emma Gullickson placed third in the Shoes for a Cause Contest. Maya Gibson brought home first place in the Shoes for a Cause, as well, and placed second in the Deviled Egg Challenge. Congratulations!  Read More

Davenport Central Girls Swim Team Wins MAC Championship Title

October 19th, 2023
Davenport Central Girls Swim Team Wins MAC Championship Title

Congratulations to the Davenport Central girls swim team on winning their meet against Muscatine, with an overall score of 137. The Blue Devils finished with an undefeated 2023 season and the MAC championship title! Read more: https://bit.ly/3FmYxOn  Read More

Davenport Central’s Kendra Elledge Wins Best Teacher Award

September 25th, 2023
Davenport Central's Kendra Elledge Wins Best Teacher Award

A huge congratulations to Kendra Elledge, the incredible orchestra teacher at Davenport Central High School, for winning the best teacher award for the Quad-City Times Best of the Quad Cities 2023! Davenport Central High School also received an honorable mention. Way to go, Blue Devils!  Read More

Looking For Positive News In Illinois And Iowa? Check Out What’s The Good News!

July 24th, 2023
Looking For Positive News In Illinois And Iowa? Check Out What's The Good News!

We’re mid-summer and the weather is great in the Quad-Cities! Along with that, we’ve got plenty of sunny news on the forecast. Every month, in conjunction with our partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we present you with that forecast, our column What’s The Good News, highlighting bright skies of cool people, events, and happenings around the area, giving you a clear perspective of some of the awesome things going on in and around the Quad-Cities. So, what’s the good news for this month? Quad City Strikers Go To Nationals Quad City Strikers U15 boys soccer team finished sixth... Read More

Davenport Central Students Compete In Iowa State Physics Competition

April 25th, 2023
Davenport Central Students Compete In Iowa State Physics Competition

Students from Davenport Central competed in the State Physics Competition at UNI last week! Centrals top finish was the toothpick bridge building! The team included, Ethan Mammen and Cody Lorentzen, who finished in 6th place out of 41 entries! Way to go! #growingexcellence #davenportcommunityschool #davenporteducation  Read More