Science

Shelley Clayton

Science

P: 515-242-7888 | E: michele.clayton@dmschools.org

Class Description

AP Biology

IB Biology

Accelerated Biology

Biography

Shelley joined Central Academy in 2017, she is currently teaching AP Biology(DMACC BIO 112/113 concurrently), IB Biology and Accelerated Biology.  She received her first Bachelors of Science from St. Cloud in Minnesota, she furthered her education with a Master of Science in Marine Biology at Nova Southeastern in Florida.  She recently finished her second Bachelors in teaching, endorsed in grades 5-12 in Biological Sciences from Upper Iowa University.  Shelley has lived in the Des Moines area for the past 12 years and enjoys swimming, biking and spending time with her husband and three girls.  She also loves to GEEK out on SCIENCE!

Anne Cross

Science

P: 515-242-7888 | E: anne.cross@dmschools.org

Class Description

Biology

IB Biology

Biography

Anne has been with Central Academy since 2007, teaching Pre Advanced Placement Bio/Chem/Physics and Accelerated Physics and Chemistry. She received her BS from Nebraska Wesleyan University and her Masters of Education from Doane College in Lincoln, Nebraska. Prior to joining the Academy staff, Anne taught at Crete High School in Lincoln, Nebraska, instructing Biology, Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics and Environmental Science.

Brad Jacobson

Science- Physics

P: 515-242-7888 | E: bradley.jacobson@dmschools.org

Class Description

Conceptual Physics

AP Physics 1

AP Physics 2

AP Physics C: Mechanics

AP Physics C: Electro-magnetism

Lindsay Kasuga

Science

P: 515-242-7888 | E: lindsay.kasuga@dmschools.org

Class Description

Pre Chemistry/Physics

AP Chemistry

IB Chemistry

Biography

Lindsay joined the Central Academy staff in August, 2012.  She is a graduate of Bowling Green University and earned her Master's degree in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Iowa State University.  She spent four years teaching science in Colorado before coming back to Iowa.

Scott Schoneberg

Science

P: 515-242-7888 | E: scott.schoneberg@dmschools.org

Class Description

AP Environmental Science/IB Environmental Systems & Societies

Accelerated Chemistry

AP Computer Science

Biography

Scott has been with Central Academy since 1988, teaching courses involving all aspects of science and computer science. He completed his undergraduate work at Iowa State and graduate work at the University of Iowa. Scott has been named Science Teacher of the Year by the Iowa Academy of Science. He is the Iowa Academy of Science Earth Science Chair, the Datastreme Instructor for the American Meteorological Society and the Iowa Representative for the National Earth Science Association of Teachers.