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Central Lyon CSD

Elementary (PS-6)

Welcome to 4th grade!

My name is Mrs. Groen, and I have been teaching at Central Lyon since 2008. I initially taught TK for three years, and have since taught 4th grade. Prior to teaching at Central Lyon, I taught TK and TAG for three years in a neighboring district.  I graduated from Northwestern College, in Orange City, with a degree in Elementary . . .

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A Scary Good Time

On Halloween we were treated to great party! We continued our STEM day activities into our Halloween party. The students had six stations they rotated between. At these stations they used their catapult that was created earlier in the . . .

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Halloween STEM Day

Fourth Grade students participated in a STEM day on Halloween. We spent the day studying bridges, towers, and catapults. We read a few books, watched a video, and studied parts of bridges. After our study, each group was challenged to . . .

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AR Reward Party

Each quarter our 4th graders are asked to meet their Accelerated Reader goal. Students' goals include getting the right amount of points, reading a certain amount of chapter books, and having their comprehension percentage about 80%. . . .

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Erosion, Landslides, and Lyon County Roads

In our science classes we have been talking about weathering, erosion, and deposition. We invited Laura Sievers, the Lyon County Engineer, to come and speak to our 4th grade students. Mrs. Sievers began her presentation by asking the . . .

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Firefighters Visit for Fire Prevention Week

Our 4th grade students were treated to a special welcoming crew for Fire Prevention Week. Members of the Rock Rapids Fire Department came to school to greet students and review fire safety rules. The firemen reviewed safety rules that . . .

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All About Me

My name is Mrs. Groen, and this is my 7th year of teaching 4th grade after teaching TK for three years at Central Lyon. Prior to teaching at Central Lyon, I taught TK and TAG for 3 years. I graduated from Northwestern College, in Orange . . .

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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.