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JROTC CADET OF THE MONTH

11/25/2014

Congratulations to SFC McLain Swauger for his selection as the November Red Bull Cadet of the Month. His performance before the board was exemplary. Presenting the award to McLain is Mrs. Julie Rosin the Director of CTI at Central Campus. McLain is a member of Bravo Company, 3rd Platoon, HOOAH!  

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AUTOMOTIVE STUDENTS HOST A BOOTH

11/24/2014

It is always exciting to hear about what our teachers and students have been up to. In fact, Career and Technical Education at Central Campus was well represented!   Mr. Jim Boyd along with a group of Automotive students were hosting a booth at the Iowa Association of School Boards conference. Mr. Boyd and 3 students shared … Read more »

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AMERICAN LEGION DONATION TO JROTC

11/24/2014

The American Legion of Iowa Foundation was Incorporated November 29, 1978 as the charitable entity of the Iowa Department of The American Legion. The Foundation was organized as a mechanism for the Legion to provide financial assistance to promote Americanism, youth programs, veteran’s rehabilitation and community service in the state of Iowa. Since 1979, over … Read more »

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STEP PROGRAM IS COOKIN’!

11/24/2014

The STEP program very graciously cooked and served a delicious Thanksgiving feast. Everyone was well fed and enjoyed getting the chance to relax and enjoy one another’s company/ Thank you to everyone that helped out! It was SO GOOD!

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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.

Upcoming Events

Nov 27
Thanksgiving Day
Nov 27
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
Nov 28
Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 2
High School Counselors and Schedulers Luncheon and Tour
Dec 16
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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The Central Campus Catalog is now available for viewing to plan for your 2014 – 2015 school year.  Download now!

 

 


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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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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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