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Engineering Instructors Create Face Shields for Davenport Schools

February 24th, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, creative, intelligent people are being asked to find new ways to meet unexpected challenges. That was the case when West High School teachers Greg Smith and Jason Franzenburg received a request from TJ Schneckloth, Superintendent of Davenport Community School District, back in June 2020. At that time, Schneckloth needed a reliable source of face shields for District employees. Smith and Franzenburg, industrial technology instructors, teach Project Lead the Way Engineering and Career and Technical Education. “TJ was looking for an efficient, creative way to take care... Read More

Davenport West Helps Develop Future Health Care Workers

January 25th, 2021

Davenport West High School is helping lead the way in providing future health care workers to fight national crises like the coronavirus pandemic. Data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) shows that the number of people in the U.S. entering medical school in 2020 reached a two-decade high, with a total of 22,239 enrolled students. The AAMC is a not-for-profit association that leads and serves the academic medicine community. At West High School – 3505 W. Locust St., in Davenport – the student Falcons are flying high to meet the massive medical challenge presented by the... Read More

Great River Show Choir Invitational Will Fill the Adler Theatre

February 15th, 2019

The 18th Annual Great River Show Choir Invitational is coming to Davenport this weekend, and you won’t want to miss it! Davenport’s Central and West High Schools are co-hosting the 2019 Great River Show Choir Invitational at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Friday Feb 15 and Saturday Feb 16. The Middle School Show Choir competition will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Friday Feb 15. Admission for adults is $8, students (K-12) are $5 and seniors (60 years and older) are $5. The High School competition continues the fun on Saturday Feb 16 at 8 a.m. Admission for adults is $15, students... Read More