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Broadcasting Students Produce Snack TV Spot

1/29/2015

Student-produced television and radio ads are encouraging elementary school children to Pick a Better Snack. Eating healthy and moving more are important for kids to grow and learn their best. Click on the image to read more about their delicious plan.

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Student Filmmaker Wins Statewide Contest

1/28/2015

Congratulations Broadcasting and Film student Anna Steenson (Roosevelt) for winning the top prize in the Iowa Renewable Fuels video contest. Anna’s two minute video touts the benefits of Iowa’s connection to the production of ethanol and biodiesel fuels. Click the image to read more and see her video.

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Future Teachers Speak at Grand View U

1/23/2015

Central Campus Urban Leadership and Teacher Academy student Russhaun Johnson shares spoken word poetry with Grand View University students before participating in a panel on education with fellow students Julio Delgadillo, Emily Yin and Harry Nguyen.

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Marine Biology Alum Discovering New Species

1/21/2015

An alum of the aquarium science program at Central Campus is now developing new sea life in captivity. Noel Heinsohn is now an aquarist at the Long Island Aquarium in New York. Click the photo to read more about his recent work at Reef.com.

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A VIEW OF THE PAST

1/14/2015

Ever wonder what this area looked like BEFORE it became Central Campus? Here are a few snapshots of Fleur Drive and Central Campus when it was a Ford Automotive Plant.      

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Burkey and Miller Win at DMACC

1/12/2015

Central Campus students Monty Miller and Joshua Burkey took 2nd place at the 23rd Annual DMACC/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association Automotive Skills Contest. Both Miller and Burkey received tools and supplies donated by the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association and $600 scholarships provided by the DMACC Foundation.

Upcoming Events

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STAFF VISITS DMACC
Feb 26
ORIENTATIONS
Feb 27
End Of 4th Grading Period
Mar 13
Spring Recess
Mar 13
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Central Students have the opportunity to earn college credit thanks to our unique partnerships with DMACC.

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The Central Campus Catalog is now available for viewing to plan for your 2014 – 2015 school year.  Download now!

 

 


Tune in weekdays to KDPS 88.1FM for 5200 watts of musical variety and news from live high school DJ’s. You can also listen online by visiting www.live365.com and typing KDPS in the search box. School never sounded so good!

 


Campus Café is operated by the Central Campus Culinary Arts students under the direction of Chef John Andres. Enjoy great food and service while experiencing a beautiful view of downtown Des Moines. Lunch is served from 10:55 AM to 12:30 PM on specific dates throughout the year. Come to Central Campus and enjoy these up-and-coming culinary artists! To
“sign up” to receive the menu, please email:  centralcampuscafe@gmail.com.  Download a copy of the Café open dates at Central Campus Café Dates.

AND NOW!   We just made ordering easier for you!

All orders can now be placed through Google forms at  http://goo.gl/forms/XMrVOM8UzP

 

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From aviation technology to marine biology to fashion design and more, Central Campus is hope to a wide array of educational opportunities and career programs for students in the Des Moines metro. Click here to view our Central Campus Marketing Video.

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About Central Campus

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1800 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

P: 515-242-7846 | E: centralcampus@dmschools.org 

 

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