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Larrison & Associates

 

School assemblies and swim meets at one local high school could look all together different, thanks to new proposal. This week, school administrators will meet with an architect to discuss the design for a new pool and auditorium at Davenport Central High School. 

Greg Larrison, architect and CEO of Larrison & Associates, has done work on the school for about thirty years. He designed a new gym 12 years ago. Replacing the 4-lane pool, which was built in the late 1920s, is the next critical project, he says.

BHS Stadium Improvements

Sep 4, 2014

Major improvements to the athletic facilities at Bettendorf High School have just been completed.

New help is available in the Quad Cities for children with special needs. An organization called The Homestead has opened an autism center, in Davenport.The Homestead CEO Steve Muller says the center on Utica Ridge Road opened in July and now serves about a dozen children. The Homestead already operates several other autism centers in Cedar Rapids and the Des Moines area.

As the new school year starts, students at North Scott High School are learning how to dodge demolition and construction. Work started this month on the next phase of renovations - the administrative offices, media center, and main entry. Director of Operations, John Netwal, says that follows updating of the locker rooms, wrestling rooms, and bathrooms in the 57 year old building.Netwal says this work at the high school is the latest project included in the updated master plan adopted two years ago.

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