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Davenport West Show Choir Hosting Westside Showdown Invitational

February 14th, 2024
Davenport West Show Choir Hosting Westside Showdown Invitational

Davenport West’s Show Choir, West Connection, is hosting its second annual Westside Showdown Show Choir Invitational on Saturday, February 24th at West High School. The competition is open to the public. General admission wristbands can be purchased the day of the event at the entrances for $15 for adults, and $10 for K-12 students and senior citizens. Children under five are free. Concessions and spirit wear will be available throughout the day. The competition will feature 11 high school groups including the show choirs from Davenport North, along with an exhibition performance by... Read More

Davenport West Speech And Debate Students Qualify For National Tournament

February 13th, 2024
Davenport West Speech And Debate Students Qualify For National Tournament

Congratulations to the Davenport West Speech and Debate National Qualifiers, Elliot Griffith in Dramatic Interpretation and Trinity Merrick in Informative Speaking! They will compete at the National Tournament in Des Moines in June.    Read More

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 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 West High School Named Special Olympics National Banner Champion School

November 28th, 2023
Davenport West High School Named Special Olympics National Banner Champion School

Congratulations to Davenport West High School on being selected as a Special Olympics National Banner Unified Champion School! West High School and Central Dewitt Intermediate are the only schools in the entire state of Iowa to receive this recognition. A Unified Champion School that receives national banner recognition is one that has demonstrated a commitment to inclusion by meeting 10 national standards of excellence. Way to go Falcons on this remarkable achievement! Learn more about the National School Recognition Program: https://bit.ly/46tnz9K  Read More

DCSD Junior High String Festival Makes Sweet Music At Davenport West

November 9th, 2023
DCSD Junior High String Festival Makes Sweet Music At Davenport West

The DCSD Junior High String Festival was hosted at the West High School Auditorium on Saturday, October 14th. 100 seventh and eighth grade students from our five junior high schools rehearsed for four hours with guest clinician, Dr. Kevin Price-Brenner, from Dubuque Hempstead High School. The event ended with a 30 minute program for parents, families, and friends.  Read More

Davenport Veteran’s Memorial Park Dedication Ceremony Thursday

October 31st, 2023
Davenport Veteran's Memorial Park Dedication Ceremony Thursday

The finishing touches are underway on Davenport’s Veterans Memorial Park for Thursday’s dedication ceremony. Davenport West High School Art teacher, David Schaeffer, painted a 40-foot mural honoring America’s veterans that will be on display in the park. Davenport West High School Industrial Technology teacher, Andy Zinn, designed the structure that holds the painting and had his students build it.  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 West High School Hosts Senior Decision Day

May 26th, 2023
Davenport West High School Hosts Senior Decision Day

Senior Decision Day at Davenport West High School took place on May 5th. The following West students completed at least 7 activities on the “Senior 7” to prepare for their futures! Congratulations to these students who have spent time preparing for their future plans. We can’t wait to see all the amazing things you accomplish!  Read More

Davenport High School Students Build New Home As Part Of School Program

May 24th, 2023
Davenport High School Students Build New Home As Part Of School Program

Davenport North and West students worked on the construction of this quality-built, Student Built Home in cooperation with the Davenport Community School District and the Quad City Area Realtors. The students were under the direction of Craig Peckenschneider, Student Built Home Teacher at North High School. Today, was the Student Built Home Celebration where the students gave tours of this newly-built home to the community. At the end of the event, students received scholarships for their completion of the program!  Read More