Second Semester English Novels Ready for Pick Up

UPDATE: January 19, 2021 All back-ordered titles have been delivered and are ready for pick up. Original message sent January 15, 2021: Dear Central Academy English Students and Families, Second Semester novels for English classes are ready for …

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Studio Classes Resume In-Person on January 4, 2021

DMPS returns to the hybrid learning model on January 4, 2021.  The Edna M. Dahl Pottery Studio opens for students in Academy’s Throwing classes.  Students attend class in-person one day a week.  Please watch this updated studio safety …

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Happy New Year!

Dear Central Academy Students and Families, When I was pregnant with my second child, I had gained quite a bit of weight—more than normal and more than I had gained with my first child.  The day after giving …

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Survey Deadlines Extended; Seniors: do your FAFSA!

Dear Central Academy students, At your home schools you have been asked to complete the Panorama SEL survey of Social-emotional Learning and the SRO survey about School Resource Officers.  The deadline for both surveys has been extended until …

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Term 2 Midterm Parent Newsletter

Dear Central Academy students and families, LATE BREAKING NEWS: Iowa Department of Education has approved the Des Moines Public School Waver to remain virtual through December 22, 2020. Yesterday was the half-way point through Term 2.  Many of …

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Staying Connected

​Dear Central Academy students and families, As I am sure you are aware, today is our last day of classes before the Thanksgiving break. We will resume classes on Monday, Nov. 30. But before we go on a …

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Throwing Classes During Virtual Waiver Period

​Dear Central Academy Throwing students and families, I hope this email finds you well. The Iowa Department of Education approved Des Moines Public School’s waiver for virtual learning from November 16 – 30.  This decision is an effort to …

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