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Davenport Schools ProStart Students Compete Against Other Iowa Schools

February 29th, 2024
Davenport Schools ProStart Students Compete Against Other Iowa Schools

DCSD ProStart students recently attended the 2024 Iowa ProStart Invitational to compete against other schools across Iowa. They took home second place in the Iowa 2024 ProStart Invitational Culinary Team and in Management, and the cake decorating team did beautiful work! Read more about the 2024 Iowa ProStart Invitational here: https://bit.ly/48HcK5a  Read More

Iowa United Way Helps Davenport Students With Vision To Learn Program

February 27th, 2024
Iowa United Way Helps Davenport Students With Vision To Learn Program

Did you know? 80% of learning during the first twelve years of a kid’s life is visual. That’s why these students at Jefferson Elementary were smiling extra big on Wednesday! Thanks to the generous support of #UnitedWayQC donors, our Vision to Learn initiative held another glasses party to give 115 students two pairs of glasses at no charge. That brings us to a whopping 283 QC students who have received 566 pairs of glasses since October! Now, these kids will no longer struggle to read the words in their books or the whiteboard at the front of the class. Instead, they’re focused... Read More

Davenport Schools Culinary Arts Students Go To Iowa State Championship

February 27th, 2024
Davenport Schools Culinary Arts Students Go To Iowa State Championship

It’s competition time! Join us in wishing our talented DCSD Culinary Arts Students the best of luck today as they compete for the title of State Champion in Culinary Arts at the Iowa ProStart Invitational in Des Moines! 10 talented DCSD students are set to shine in three competition areas – Management, Cake Decorating, and Culinary. Good luck, we know you will represent our district with skill, creativity, and passion.  Read More

United Way and Davenport Community School District Team Up To Help Quad-Cities Kids

February 24th, 2024
United Way and Davenport Community School District Team Up To Help Quad-Cities Kids

Did you know? 80% of learning during the first twelve years of a kid’s life is visual. That’s why these students at Jefferson Elementary were smiling extra big on Wednesday! Thanks to the generous support of #UnitedWayQC donors, our Vision to Learn initiative held another glasses party to give 115 students two pairs of glasses at no charge. That brings us to a whopping 283 QC students who have received 566 pairs of glasses since October! Now, these kids will no longer struggle to read the words in their books or the whiteboard at the front of the class. Instead, they’re focused... Read More

Davenport Sixth Grader Gets Real World Experience As A School Superintendent

February 13th, 2024
Davenport Sixth Grader Gets Real World Experience As A School Superintendent

When you were in sixth grade, what was your dream career? For Davenport Garfield’s 6th grader Tahj Lee, the answer is clear – he wants to be a superintendent! Last week, Davenport Community School District Superintendent Schneckloth sat down with Tahj to share what the responsibilities of a superintendent are and the education to pursue to become one. DCSD is proud to inspire the next generation of educators and hope that Tahj continues to dream big!    Read More

Davenport Schools Girls Wrestling And Boys Swimming Teams Competing This Weekend

February 1st, 2024
Davenport Schools Girls Wrestling And Boys Swimming Teams Competing This Weekend

We are sending all the good luck to the Davenport Community School District Girls’ Wrestling team at the State Competition this Thursday and Friday, and to the Boys’ Swimming teams at Central and West at the State qualifying meet on Saturday! The girls will compete at Xtream Arena in Coralville, and the boys will compete at Dubuque Senior High School. We know you will all perform with excellence!  Read More

Davenport North Flutist Morgan Smith Competes In Quad City Symphony Concert

December 6th, 2023
Davenport North Flutist Morgan Smith Competes In Quad City Symphony Concert

Davenport North High School senior flutist, Morgan Smith, competed in the Quad City Symphony Orchestra Youth Ensembles Concerto Competition this weekend and won 1st runner-up! She will perform “Poem” by Charles T. Griffes with the Youth Symphony Orchestra at the finale concert in May.  Read More

Davenport Community School District Holiday Concert Kicks Off Christmas Season

December 1st, 2023
Davenport Community School District Holiday Concert Kicks Off Christmas Season

The 71st DCSD Holiday Concert was a great success! The event was held at the historic Adler Theatre, featuring 571 students from Davenport Central High School, Davenport North High School, and Davenport West High School’s music departments. Superintendent Schneckloth even made a guest appearance as the Emcee on stage. It was an incredible night full of amazing talent from our DCSD students!  Read More

Davenport Community School District Online Registration Begins This Week

November 29th, 2023
Davenport Community School District Online Registration Begins This Week

Attention DCSD families! Online registration for your high school students for the 2024-2025 school year opens on Friday, December 1st. Follow the appropriate link below to register your student and find your home school. New Families register using this link: https://bit.ly/49Y554c Returning Families Register through your Parent Portal: https://bit.ly/3UIEwrt *Please note that returning families will register all students in their household with their high school student as registration is completed by the household. Please use this map to find your home school: https://bit.ly/40RC3yt For registration... 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