January Parent Newsletter

Hello Central Academy student and families! PROGRESS REPORTS This afternoon I will trigger the automated progress report for Academy courses.  An email will be sent to every email address that parents or guardians selected during the online registration …

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FAQ’s on 7-Period Modified Block proposal

Click the headline to see a list of questions and answers on the 7-period modified block proposal for high schools for next year. Town Hall Meetings are happening at High Schools the week of Jan. 7.

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Throwing is Growing with Studio Space!

Throwing is growing at Central Academy – and how!

The pottery program in a building that began as a headquarters for agricultural journalism before its acquisition by a school district and conversion to classroom space has created more student interest than there was room for – until… Click the headline for the rest of the story!

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NASA’s Chief Historian Visits With Students

Dr. Bill Barry has been NASA’s chief historian since 2010. In town to deliver a lecture Thursday night at Drake University, Dr. Barry sought the opportunity to speak more informally with some high school students while he was here, kind of like a warmup for his main event, and he found an audience at Central Academy. Click on the headline to read more.

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Scoring by Target: November Parent Newletter

As we head into the second half of the semester, the Central Academy parent newsletter contains helpful information on grading practices and progress reporting. Click the headline to read the newsletter.

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Renovate to Innovate

Please consider donating to the Renovate to Innovate project. No amount is too small or too big! Renovate to Innovate Donation Link   Dear Friends, As a National Board Certified art educator and fine artist, I have watched …

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High School Credit Options for 8th Grade students

8th Grade Academy students get high school credit for their Academy classes. But you will have to make a choice how it appears on your transcript. Click the headline to get a link to the webinar that explains the choice and the form for making the choice.

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