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New superintendent moves towards the future

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.”

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 solve some of Davenport’s issues with a boots on the ground approach.  “Every day I’ve been visiting two-three ...

Suspenseful speeches

If you want to be a part of the speech and debate team, you can go to room 238 before and after school.

Joseph Potts, Reporter

April 8, 2019

The season of the Speech and Debate team may have ended, but for junior Anton Kordick, it is only the beginning as he prepares for the national tournament this summer. “We had a very small team this year because we’ve had several students graduate the last two years, so we need to rebuild. The s...

Catastrophically cautious cuts

The Davenport Community School District is facing a mandatory $13 million cut enforced by the state government.

Joseph Potts, Reporter

January 11, 2019

On Nov. 29, the Davenport School Board agreed to a two-year budget plan to remove 83 positions and cut $13 million for the 2019-2020 school year. The district was hoping to have to make less cuts due to retirements and attrition. Thirty-one teachers have taken the early retirement incentive, however, ...

Coalition of young voters

Young adults in this country should realize that it's a civic duty to do everything that they can in order to make the country the best place possible for all types of people. In order to do this, everyone needs to elect officials that represent the change they want to see in the nation. Youth may only comprise 25 percent of the nation’s population, but they are 100 percent of the future.

Zak Keel, Reporter

November 6, 2018

Polls will open up today, Nov. 6, for the 2018 midterm elections as Americans across the nation will partake in state and local races that will soon influence the second half of President Donald Trump’s four-year term. There are 435 seats in the U.S. House that are up for re-election, 35 Senate seat...

Speech and Debate head to Nationals

Senior Madison Cousins, junior Andrew Lord and senior Spencer Fillman will attend Speech and Debate Nationals in Florida this June.

Aiden Rushing, Reporter

March 2, 2018

Senior Madison Cousins has qualified for Nationals in Speech and Debate and will be traveling to Fort Lauderdale, Florida from June 17- 22 along with senior Spencer Fillman and junior Andrew Lord. Lord and Fillman were first alternatives in their respective events, but will be accompanying Cousi...

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