Senior Sebastian Dalin, from the Central Academy Creative Writing class, recently shared his writing expertise with several 9th grade classes. Each creative writer was invited to research a writing area of interest and teach a lesson to fellow writers. Dalin explored world building. Dalin, hopes to publish in the area of science fiction and fantasy. … Read more »
Michael Lane, from The Des Moines Art Center visited Central Academy today and created a JIX sculpture with our IB year 11 student artists!!! Keep an eye on it though….it will grow over time. Students will document the evolution on their phones, which will be posted on The Art Centers Facebook page.
The IB Diploma Programme Bound Seminar is Tuesday, February 25 starting at 4:30 PM at Central Academy. The event is designed for students in grades 6-10 interested in the IB Diploma Programme. We invite students to join us for an afternoon of pizza, fun, and advice for preparing for the Diploma Programme.
The Fermilab – more formally known as the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory – is a place of complex research and deep thoughts. A group of International Baccalaureate diploma students from Central Academy had the chance to go behind the walls for a first-hand look at some of the work currently underway. Click the photo to read more.
Eleven students in the Independent Study Creative Writing program at Central Academy received regional recognition in the 2013 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Five of the student-writers earned the Gold Key, the top honor in the competition. Click the photo to read more about the contest and Central’s creative writing program.
Now is the time for current high school sophomores to apply to be an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme candidate beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. The application can be accessed using the link below. Interested students are encouraged to apply by Feb. 14. For more information, call Tamara Pfantz at 242-8512. IB Application