High School Credit Options for 8th Graders

Dear 8th Grade Academy students and families! At the end of each semester, parents of 8th grade students must decide how they would like their child’s Academy classes to appear on their high school transcripts.  Indicate your choice …

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Thanks for PPEL! Consider joining CLAT

On Tuesday, November 5, Des Moines voters approved an increase and extension of the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) for Des Moines Public Schools.THANK YOU!  The levy is critical for DMPS to continue to maintain and improve …

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PPEL on the Ballot

Dear Central Academy Students and Families, On Tuesday, November 5, Des Moines voters will be asked to approve an increase and extension of the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) for Des Moines Public Schools. If you would …

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October Newsletter

​Dear Central Academy Students and families, PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES Our Parent Teacher conferences will be held on Thursday, October 24, and Tuesday, October 29, from 4 – 8 PM.  These are designed to be short, face-to-face updates on …

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Inspiring Educator, Denis Hildreth, Remembered

​Dear Central Academy Students and families, UPDATE: A Celebration of Life will be held for Mr. Hildreth on Saturday, November 16 from 2 -4 PM at Hoover High School in the Denis Hildreth Auditorium. PREVIOUS NOTIFICATIONS We are …

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Parent Newsletter September 2019

SECURITY Last night there was a disturbance downtown. There was a slim chance that a problem could bubble up at school today since there were some DMPS students  involved– none of them were Academy students, however. Just to …

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WHPP AP Exam Orders

Hello Central Academy students and families, This is a reminder that AP Exam ordering is taking place NOW through November 11. Because you (or your child) are enrolled in World History People and Places (WHPP), I wanted to …

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