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SHARING THE TALENT!

8/3/2015

Urban Leadership and their crew have recently came from their trip to the 18th Annual Brave New Voices International Poetry Festival. For the first time in 3 years, our youth qualified for semi-finals, coming in 0.8 points away from making it to final stage! It is a testament to their dedication to the movement and … Read more »

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CULINARY ARTS STUDENTS WIN AT FCCLA NATIONAL CONFERENCE

7/9/2015

Congratulations to all of our students participating in the FCCLA National Leadership Conference this week in Washington DC!  In the awards  ceremony this morning, our Culinary and Entrepreneurship teams won silver medals, and our Chapter Service Project team won a gold! Culinary Arts: Lindsey Abuhl, North (graduated) /  Molly Reisman, Lincoln (senior) /  Shelby Sonderleiter, North … Read more »

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WELCOME AIDDY PHOMVISAY-NEW ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

7/7/2015

Central Campus is proud and excited to introduce our new Assistant Director! Aiddy Phomvisay (pronounced ah-dee, poem-v-sigh) is honored to join the Central Campus and Des Moines Public school family. Having spent the last 4 years as the principal at Marshalltown High school, we know Mr. Phomvisay will bring with him a wealth of experience and … Read more »

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High Schoolers Help Advance Brain Research

6/25/2015

Students from Central Campus are helping researchers at Des Moines University study the brain. The Spring 2015 issue of DMU Magazine features a story about how DMPS high schoolers are working with professor Muhammad Spocter in his graduate-level neuroanatomy class and assisting with his canine brain studies. Click the photo to read more about another exciting STEM opportunity for DMPS students.

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Central Campus Students Earn Industry Software Certification

5/29/2015

A First for DMPS Students Des Moines, IA – May 29, 2015 – Recently, students in the Computer Aided Design program and PLTW: Civil Engineering & Architecture were given the opportunity to take the Autodesk Certified User Exam, with the first successful certifications earned by Central Campus CAD student and Hoover High Senior Jamie Malone, … Read more »

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ECC CDA Certificate Received

5/29/2015

Another accomplishment to Early Childhood Careers Students at Central Campus occurred. Followed by last year’s honor, having been the first two high school students to earn CDA credentials from this program in Iowa, these two students, Haley Haskell from Hoover and Jennifer Lozano from East, became the third and fourth to be awarded the National Child Development Associate … Read more »

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Sep 7
LABOR DAY
Oct 15
Parent Teacher Conferences
Oct 20
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Central Students have the opportunity to earn college credit thanks to our unique partnerships with DMACC.

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A revised Central Campus catalogue is being created! Until it is available please review our previous Central Campus Catalogue here! Feel free to contact our office at 242-2846 for any information you may need.

 

 


During our school year-be sure to 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!

 


During the school year, 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.

Stay posted! We will be sharing the new Café calendar dates and menu’s here!

 

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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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