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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
This week our students were recognized by the Des Moines Public School Board. Students from, Broadcasting and Film, taught by Tim Rice and Kirk Johnson, were recognized for receiving multiple awards. Students from Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management, taught by Chef John Andres, were recognized for their proficiency in the Skills … Read more »