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Central’s Culinary Arts Welcomes New Chef

10/23/2014

When the Central Campus cafe re-opens next Thursday, it will be under the watchful and experienced eye of John Andres. The new chef and instructor at Central’s nationally-honored culinary arts program comes to DMPS by way of the Culinary Institute of America and several top kitchen posts. Click on the image to meet him and get this year’s cafe schedule.

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All Hail the King and Queen!

10/23/2014

Central Campus students celebrate homecoming at their home schools and sadly, CC has been without it’s own Homecoming court.  Until now.  We are pleased to present Queen Sheila Sprague and King Rick Homard, elected by their piers to serve as CC royalty!

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WORLD FOOD PRIZE

10/20/2014

Meet Central Campus World Food Prize representatives Anger Dok and Anna Brown from College Biotechnology in Medicine  and College Anatomy & Physiology taught Kacia Cain. They met with Gov. Brandstad and Lt Gov.Reynolds. They also were fortunate to meet the World Food Prize winner, Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram.  

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MARINE SCIENCE TOURS

10/20/2014

Marine Science, taught by Kirk Embree and Greg Barord,  hosted Jefferson Elementary School, 1st grade students on a tour of the Marine Science lab.  There were 3 tours with a total of 69 students who got to explore the Central Campus Marine Science lab today.  Pictured are Aquarium Science students Grant Sodders, Rebecca Gibson, Quincy … Read more »

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CONGRATULATIONS TO BROADCASTING AND FILM STUDENTS

10/20/2014

These Central Campus students are being recognized at the Wild Rose Film Festival 2014 for their work in music video production.  These selections will be screened at the Fleur Cinema on Thursday, November 6th with a start time of 3:15PM. Congratulations to Trevor Spidle (LHS), Anna Steenson (RHS), Helena Gruensteidl (RHS), and Brandon Martinez (RHS).  … Read more »

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GLOBAL YOUTH INSITUTE AND WORLD FOOD PRIZE

10/20/2014

Maxwell Murphy, Senior Roosevelt High School, participated in the Global Youth Institute portion of the World Food Prize. Max was selected out of many high school students to participate in such an event. This was a rigorous three days and lastly the most intense, where students presented their speeches in front of a panel of … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Oct 31
BLOOD DRIVE
Nov 11
ADVOCACY COMMITTEE
Nov 14
End of 2nd Grading Period
Nov 26
NO SCHOOL
Nov 27
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
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 make reservations or to “sign up” to receive the menu, please email:  centralcampuscafe@gmail.com.  Download a copy of the menu, please click Central Campus menu. Download a copy of the Café open dates at Central Campus Café Dates.

The first luncheon will be on October 30th.

 


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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