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Davenport Schools Gym Class Taken Over By Marines

May 23rd, 2023
Davenport Schools Gym Class Taken Over By Marines

Today, Davenport West PE classes were taken over by the Marine Corps. West was one of 35 high schools across the country to be selected for this special day. Students were taken through a series of interactive activities during class. The goals of this program are: -Create a fun and engaging day for all students. -Teach students life lessons and how to work together as a team. -Give students a Marines quality workout. -Provide students with information about career opportunities.  Read More

Moline High Alum Honored to Perform at President Biden Inauguration

January 20th, 2021
Moline High Alum Honored to Perform at President Biden Inauguration

Wednesday was kind of a big day for Moline native Elisabeth Plunk and 58 of her musical colleagues in the “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. The 41-year-old principal flutist – and Master Sergeant – played for her fifth U.S. presidential inauguration. A 1997 Moline High alumna, Plunk got up at 3 a.m. Wednesday, and arrived with the prestigious band at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. by 6:30 a.m. “The security takes a long time,” she said Wednesday afternoon. The prestigious Marine Band – whose mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the... Read More