News
May 9th, 2018

It’s the perfect time to stop by the Des Moines FFA Annual Spring Plant Sale starting Friday, April 20. Come see us at the largest student-run greenhouse in the nation: Central Campus Greenhouse & Nursery 201 SW County Line Road Des Moines, IA 50315 (next to McCombs Middle School) We have hanging baskets, bedding plants, … Read more »


May 3rd, 2018

Tascha Brown, currently School Improvement Leader at Roosevelt High School, will be the next director of Central Campus. She takes over for Aiddy Phomvisay, who left Central Campus to pursue graduate work full time. Click on the headline to read more about Brown, and the qualities that make her Central Campus material.


May 3rd, 2018

There are more than 1,500 seniors in Des Moines Public Schools poised to graduate later this month, but Richard Link is not among them, even though he’s 76 years old. He’s a freshman – in the Central Campus Aviation Technology Academy. Click on the headline to read more about his journey.


April 30th, 2018

The creations are worthy of Vogue or Elle. It’s our most popular photo album of the year: the Central Campus Fashion Show!


April 30th, 2018

It’s that time of year when we here at Central Campus display what we do best, teaching the bright young minds of youth today!


April 12th, 2018

The 6th Annual Central Campus Block Party is planned for April 23-27, with an art show opening on Monday night, the open house on Tuesday night and the fashion show on Thursday night. Click on the headline to see the flyer with details about each of the events. Hope to see you there!


March 26th, 2018

It’s finally time for the Central Campus Cafe to reopen for Spring semester! Now under the instruction of Chef Monica Cross, please come and show the Central Campus students some love!


February 16th, 2018

Try to imagine a household of eight ranging from infant to age 20. How would they manage? Impossible, right? Unless there was a heap of willingness to work hard coupled with a strong network of support.


October 25th, 2017

Getting a good education and doing good deeds converged yesterday in the Career Opportunities in Health program at Central Campus. Students in the programs worked with LifeServe to coordinate a blood drive at the school. A steady stream of donors took part in the drive. Nice job by the health students at Central! Click on the headline to read more.


October 10th, 2017

Menu for October 26th is out! Fall dates are here!!! Emails will be sent out a week in advance containing that weeks menu and how to reserve your spot. We are coming up with new and creative menus for you this semester!
To receive menus sign up at : centralcampuscafe@gmail.com