The next Parent Academy is Tuesday, February 9 at Central Academy. Presentation from 6 – 6:30 followed by question and answer session from 6:30 – 7:00. A representative from the Belin-Blank Center at the University of Iowa will share information about opportunities available to gifted and talented students. From summer camps, academic testing, to special … Read more »
2011 graduate, Alex Feldstein is working on his Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering at MIT. He came back today to discuss how he uses mathematical modeling in his job everyday with Mr. Marcketti’s Advanced Mathematical Problem Solving class. Many of the problems the students have been working on recently used similar problem solving strategies that … Read more »
Twenty-four Mathletes competed in the Great Plains Mathematics contest at ISU this weekend. Overall the team placed 2nd in a very close contest. Gabe Mintzer had the only perfect score at the contest! Congrats to individual and team winners: Luke Whitman, Zach Lin, Jack Wahlig, Fez Zafar, Kevin Li, Terry Nguyen, Nathan Rider, Additi Jithendra, … Read more »
Happy New Year! First through fourth year Chinese students participated in a Central Iowa New Year Celebration at Bondurant High School on Saturday. Students from Academy, Bondurant, Ankeny, Ankeny Centennial and DMPS Walnut Street Elementary School performed folk songs and dances (including fan dances and lion dances in front of approximately 400 people. Academy students … Read more »
The Central Academy Independent Study Creative Writing students received regional recognition in the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards with the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. Sixteen awards were earned by the students. Pictured are some of the award winners. Click headline to read more about the awards.
The Iowa Regional High School Science Bowl is an opportunity for Iowa’s top science and math students to face-off in an intense question and answer format where contestants are quizzed on their knowledge of math and a range of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, Earth and space science, physics and energy. Iowa’s Regional competition is … Read more »