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JB Young, located at 1702 N Main St Davenport, Iowa, is where school board meetings take place. The Davenport Community School Board has seven board members that are elected every four years.

Issues for the students

Megan Dunn, Print Editor November 1, 2021

In one day, residents of 33 districts spanning Davenport, Walcott, Blue Grass, and Buffalo will choose from four candidates to elect three new school board members to the Davenport Community Schools.  Two...

Davenport Community School District Superintendent Dr. Robert Kobylski prides himself for his experience in several fields that benefit his administrative role. 
“I worked at a private sector in the security industry,” Kobylsk saidi. “I also have financial background and an understanding of education.”

New superintendent moves towards the future

Tim O'Leary, Media editor September 20, 2019

On Aug. 1 Dr. Robert Kobylski officially became the superintendent of the Davenport Community School District. Kobylski, who has worked with multiple districts as well as with private security, plans to...

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District special education approach being revisited

Timothy O'Leary, Reporter January 15, 2019

The Davenport School District has recently been under scrutiny by the state due to failures in the current special education programs provided. The district has received several audits across 2018, multiple...

Davenport schools host German exchange students

Davenport schools host German exchange students

Tyler Newman, Reporter November 19, 2018

The German exchange program is an opportunity for students to learn about Germany by going on an interesting experience. On the trip, students get see a new part of the world, experience german language...

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District budget reduction plan passed

Emma Bernick, Media Editor September 4, 2018

On Tuesday Sept. 4, a special call school board meeting was held in the new Davenport Community School District board room located in the re-purposed J.B. Young school building. The meeting was called...

Superintendent Dr. Art Tate introduces the Vision 2020 plan at the public forum at West High School on June 12.

Public forum held to address school closures

Emma Bernick, Media Editor June 14, 2018

On Tuesday, June 12, a public forum was hosted by Superintendent Dr. Art Tate at Davenport West High School. Dr. Tate explained the school district’s current budget plan and provided statistics about...

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