Central Academy will follow the new secondary school hours for next year. But, because there is travel time from the comprehensive schools we serve and our building, our bell times will be offset from the comprehensive schools (just like they are now). We are actively working with the DMPS comprehensive schools we serve to set the bell times for next fall. Currently, we are considering our hours to be 8:45 – 3:05 starting in August 2018. Click the headline for more information.
Senior, Robert Nishimwe, was selected as one of two Iowa Delegates to the prestigious United States Senate Youth Program. In addition to the all-expenses paid week in Washington DC for the program, Robert will also receive a $10,000 college scholarship to continue coursework in government, history, and public affairs. Read the press release by clicking the headline.
Click the headline to read the December 2017 Newsletter with important calendar information.
The Advanced Mathematics Problem Solving class at Central Academy created one of the puzzles that Academy alum, Ollie Roeder, features in the 538 column, The Riddler, that he writes. The lead author is senior math whiz Tanner Drabek, pictured with collaborator, Nyah Davis. Teachers Mike Marcketti and Brian Reece worked with the class in honing a well-crafted problem for 538’s readers to solve. Click headline to read the story!
It was a packed house and a packed agenda at the Unity Through Diversity Forum Tuesday night! Picture: Lorena Eclatt, Communications Director, Maya Miller, Panelist, Grant Fay, Panelist, Ellie Konfrst, Moderator, Robert Nishimwe, Panelist, and Jerry Jones, Panelist. Click Headline to read DMPS story about the event and watch the event on YouTube!
There is a lot of information about upcoming events, grading practices, and important district information. Click the headline to read the newsletter!
Central Academy students won 18 of the 42 Division I All-Academic Team honors at the 45th Annual High School Mathematics Contest held at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on Wednesday, November 1. Five math faculty members coached the 127 …
On November 16th DMPS will be sending a test message to families. The message will be sent at 2:30pm and will be sent out five different ways: telephone, text message, email, Infinite Campus moblie app and or the …
The World Food Prize served as a homecoming for Feng Zhang, a graduate of Roosevelt High School and Central Academy. Zhang, a researcher at both Harvard and MIT, is a rock star of sorts in the scientific community for his breakthrough work on genome editing. Click on the headline to read more.
If you missed the Parent Scheduling meeting on high school scheduling for current 8th grade students, click the headline to view a video of the presentation.