Mask Supply Low

​Dear Central Academy Students and Families, Most Academy students continue to choose to wear masks at school.  We usually supply disposable masks for those who need them when they arrive.  However, our supply is very low. We have …

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Shooting at Post Prom Party

Dear Central Academy students and families, Three Roosevelt students were injured in a shooting at a post prom party last night. None of the injuries appear to be life threatening currently. Some of the injured are Academy students …

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Teacher Appreciation May 2022

​Dear Central Academy students and parents, When I was 9 years old, on the first day of summer vacation, I broke my arm in a particularly rough game of tag with my friends from the neighborhood. It was …

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ISASP Testing Schedule

​Dear Central Academy students and families, Tomorrow DMPS high schools will be administering the state tests of student progress (ISASP).  We want students to go into the tests relaxed and with a good breakfast.  I know you will …

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Academy April Newsletter

​Dear Central Academy students and families, On Sunday we celebrated our Seniors with a return to our in-person tradition.  It was so wonderful to come together in collective awe of our amazing class of 2022!  If you would …

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Senior Recognition Ceremony

Watch the Ceremony here: https://tinyurl.com/CASeniors2022 ****************** Dear Seniors and families of the Academy class of 2022, Central Academy will celebrate our seniors on Sunday, April 10, at 2:00 PM at Scottish Rite Consistory, 519 Park Street in downtown Des Moines.  …

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Welcome Back from Spring Break!

​Dear Central Academy students and families, We are excited to see you tomorrow, Wednesday, March 23, for our first day back after spring break!  High School students: please remember that we will follow the Wednesday block schedule and will have period …

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2-hour Late Start March 7

Dear Central Academy Students and families, Because of weather conditions, Des Moines Public Schools will be starting 2 hours later today, Monday, March 7. Here is how this affects Central Classes: At DMPS home High Schools:  Periods 1 and 2 cancelled. Period …

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