We had a blast celebrating the Scottie Reads Reading Challenge Saturday, Apr. 13th!  This is the 10th year for the Scottie Reads program, challenging all of the North Scott first graders to read 10 books in one month. This year, 160 North Scott first graders completed the challenge and were invited along with their family… Read More


Congratulations to all the Bettendorf first graders who completed the Booker Bear Reading Challenge!  This is the 16th year celebrating the Bettendorf Booker Bear Reading Challenge, and 282 Bettendorf first graders met the challenge by reading ten books in one month– way to go first graders!  Students along with their families were treated to a pizza party at the Bettendorf Public Library… Read More


We are excited to announce that we are the premier sponsor for the Hockey Fights Cancer Night at the Quad City Storm hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 9! Join us along with the Quad City Storm hockey team, Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities, and KWQC TV6 as we Paint the Ice on Wednesday, Feb. 6… Read More


At Ascentra, we believe that education is the key to success and are committed to supporting reading and literacy in our community.  One way we do this is by challenging first-graders in our region to read 10 books in one month and this year in 2019, we are celebrating 10 years of reading for our… Read More


Over 1,300 guests attended the big Noon Year’s Eve event at the Bettendorf Family Museum to celebrate the arrival of the new year on Monday, Dec. 31.  The grownups get to have their New Year’s Eve fun at night leading up to midnight, so the Bettendorf Family Museum offers kiddos the chance to celebrate the… Read More


Congratulations to all the Moline-Coal Valley School District first graders who completed the Grrreat Tiger Tales Reading Challenge this year!  This is the 10th year for the reading program, challenging all of the Moline-Coal Valley first graders to read 10 books in one month. This year, over 400 first-graders met the challenge and were invited… Read More