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Central Lyon CSD


This is the Place!

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My name is Dave Ackerman and I am the Superintendent at Central Lyon Community Schools.  As you might expect, I am extremely proud of this school district and this community.  The patrons of the Central Lyon Community School District have made education a top priority by supporting the construction of tremendous facilities.  . . .

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Time Management Leads to School Success

Self-discipline and good organizational skills have a greater connection to academic success than intellectual ability alone.  Click the link below to learn more about time management skills and success in school. Time . . .

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Iowa Core Curriculum

Change is inevitable, growth is optional. I know all of us have heard this statement before. What it implies is that no matter how much we want to fight it, change WILL happen. The key to change is how we react. Some embrace change, some . . .

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Why Do We Teach?

Well, here we are in the middle of March.  This is the time of year that I’m thankful for March Madness and other end of the winter events that can distract us from the cold weather and cabin fever. Speaking of being thankful, I . . .

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Saving Teen Lives

The Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) is committed to reducing the number of lives lost on Iowa roadways as well as minimizing the number of serious injury crashes. The number one cause of teen death in Iowa and the U.S. is car . . .

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Wellness and Nutrition

On a three year cycle, a state wellness/nutrition audit is done at each public school in Iowa. The audit in December 2016 examined not only our hot lunch program, but also our wellness policies, our daily physical activities, daily . . .

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Welcome to the New School Year

Hello and welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! I realize there’s still a lot of summer remaining, but as we all know, fall is just around the corner and that means the start of school. Many years ago when I first began teaching, I . . .

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