Students in the IESA class, taught by Larry Beall, have declared AN END TO WINTER! In fact to get ready for this, the second year students started ~3000 prairie plants with seeds. They have set up a small greenhouse in the back of the IESA class room. The goal is to then put the mature plants in small areas … Read more »
Today an employee from the Polk County Treasurers office named Lynn stopped by the Fashion Design and Merchandising program which is taught by Tracy Holland. A group of employees from the PCT created a program called “HOPE” which gives a donation to nonprofit groups in the Polk county area. HOPE has been active for nearly 12 … Read more »
ChildServe’s Bubble Ball is a fun and innovative event unlike anything in our community! Animated movie characters will take the runway in the most unique bubble wrap costumes yet! Comedian and magician Ben Ulin will emcee while the Brazilian 2wins complete the night with their special musical talents! This gala event showcases the talents of … Read more »
Today was an exciting day for our Culinary Arts program, lead by instructor Chef John Andres. Several of our outstanding students had participated in the ProStart Competition in Ames, IA. They competed in both Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management. We are proud of our students and their accomplishments!
Congratulations to Kacia Cain, an anatomy, physiology and biotechnology teacher at Central Campus, on being presented with the 2015 STEM Education Award for Inspired Teaching by the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council and Kemin Industries. The award is given to those who increase interest and achievement in STEM fields and careers. Click the photo to see more.
Central Campus has lost a well-respected instructor as well as a beloved friend. Jon Richeson was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident on Saturday, February 21. His loss has radiated throughout Central Campus, the Des Moines Public Schools and the community as a whole. Since 1995, Mr. Richeson has been a dedicated staff … Read more »