News
November 7th, 2018

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!


November 6th, 2018

Log into the Parent Portal to see student 9-week progress reports. Click the headline for more information!


November 5th, 2018

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.


October 30th, 2018

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.


October 18th, 2018

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 students experience a powerful transformation through pottery. Not only do they learn critical, technical, and artistic skills, … Read more »


October 8th, 2018

Conferences are from 4:00 – 8:00 PM on Thursday October 11 and Tuesday October 16. Click the headline for more information.


October 5th, 2018

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.


September 16th, 2018

The Central Academy faculty have created webinars about how each department provides multiple opportunities for students to demonstrate learning. Click the headline for links to the webinars!


August 31st, 2018

Click on the headline to read the September Parent Newsletter. Find links to our two new webinars: Eating Lunch at Central and Successful Academic Behaviors


August 31st, 2018

Learn how to navigate the Central Cafeteria! Click on the headline to watch a video about meals at Academy and Campus.