School News

HOSA group in action

HOSA IN ACTION

11/20/2014

Our CNA program, taught by Carrie Torgerson, has launched a new student organization called HOSA-Future Health Professionals. They currently have 12 official members and several of them will attend Iowa Methodist on December 2nd for an evening with the University of Iowa Health Science programs.    

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Aviation Students Check Out Experimental Jet

11/19/2014

It’s been a high-flying week for the district’s aviation program. Tuesday night the program’s new facility was cleared for takeoff by the School Board. On Wednesday students were invited over for an up close look at the one-of-a-kind Scorpion aircraft by their neighbors at the Iowa Air National Guard’s 132nd Fighter Wing. Click the photo to read and see more.

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AVIATION HARD AT WORK

11/18/2014

It is never a slow day in Aviation! No heads in the clouds here! Here we have Alex, Romello, Dosseh, and Shaun hard at work learning all the “ins and outs” of working in Aviation. These courses are taught by Tim Harmer and Rick McDonald, both of whom have had many years in the Aviation … Read more »

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NEW PROJECTS FOR HOME BUILDING

11/17/2014

Our Home Building students, taught by Ben Molloy, are hard at work on a project for our Urban Leadership class. Conner is working on putting together a stage. He explains what he is doing: “I had to line up the nail with the joist. I am nailing the floor of the stage. I will to … Read more »

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Veterans Day and JROTC

11/13/2014

Veterans Day is an exceptionally special day for the Central Campus JROTC Red Bull Cadets. The Red Bull Color Guard presented our national colors at ceremonies honoring Veterans at the Staves Memorial Methodist Church, the Mills Civic Hy-Vee, the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Veterans Memorial Auditorium and the Urbandale Reserve Senior Living Home. The Red Bulls … Read more »

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WINTER PLANT SALE

11/7/2014

The Central Campus Agri-Science department is having their annual Poinsettia and Fruit sale! They also offer a variety of cookie dough’s, cheeses, sausages, nuts, and candies to make this your one-stop holiday shopping experience. Click the link here to see all the great items they have! Please contact the Horticulture instructor, Craig Nelson at 515-729-2564 or email … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Nov 26
NO SCHOOL
Nov 27
Thanksgiving Day
Nov 27
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
Nov 28
Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 2
High School Counselors and Schedulers Luncheon and Tour
Central Students have the opportunity to earn college credit thanks to our unique partnerships with DMACC.

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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 Cafe menu. Download a copy of the Café open dates at Central Campus Café Dates.

 

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1800 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

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

 

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