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Central Lyon CSD

Secondary (7-12)


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Mayterm Classes

Civil War

In Civil War we will analyze the causes of the war, important differences between the Union and the Confederacy, key battles, military strategies, and the outcomes of the United States’ most deadly war.

Civil War Daily Schedule and Syllabus

Civil War Battle Spreadsheet

Stock Market

In Stock Market class students will study investing in the stock market by simulated buying and selling of individual stocks or mutual funds. Students will also learn about other investment opportunities presented by banks and the bond markets as well as personal finance skills. 

Stock Market Daily Schedule and Syllabus

Stock Purchasing & Tracking Excel Template - use Sheet One for your initial purchases and use Sheet Two for all other activity


Students will take an in-depth look at what the Holocaust was, why it happened, and how it happened through the examination of novels, film, and supplementary resources.

Holocaust Daily Schedule and Syllabus

State and Local Government

Required for all students before their senior year. 

This class is offered both online and in the standard classroom setting. Students will learn the functions of the legislative branch, executive branch, and judicial branch while also learning the basic principles of state constitutions. Students will also examine the responsibilities and functions of county and city government. A special emphasis will be placed on how things are done in the state of Iowa, Lyon County, and the city of Rock Rapids. 


The Central Lyon Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Industrial Arts Education and Vocation Agriculture Education. It is the policy of the Central Lyon Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to the Superintendent, Central Lyon CSD, 1010 S. Greene St., Rock Rapids, IA 51246, (712) 472-2664, superintendent@centrallyon.org. Please see District Board Policies for additional information on grievance procedures.