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Central Lyon CSD

Elementary (PS-6)

Welcome to 5th/6th Reading!!

Hello, my name is Sheila Maxwell.  I teach 5th and 6th grade Reading and Coach 7th and 8th grade Softball.  This will be my 10th year with the Central Lyon School District.  I previously taught middle school Language Arts in Cherokee, Iowa.  I live here in Rock Rapids with my husband, Scott, and our two . . .

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40 Book Challenge/AR

The 40 book challenge was such a success last year that we are doing it again!!!  What is it?  Here is some information...  40 Book Challenge: This year we will be doing the 40 Book Challenge.  I am . . .

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Pahoja/Hatchet Field Trip

Students learn survival skills after reading the novel Hatchet

On Tuesday, February 23, Central Lyon sixth grade students traveled to Lake Pahoja Recreational Area to learn some winter survival skills.  The field trip was planned in conjunction with their  Hatchet  unit, which is a novel . . .

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New Student Teacher

Pamela Regnerus

Central Lyon welcomes Pamela Regnerus, who is student teaching in Mrs. Maxwell’s room for 5 th and 6 th grade reading classrooms. When she is done working with Mrs. Maxwell, she will transfer to Mr. Eckenrod’s middle school . . .

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40 Book Challenge Update!

5th and 6th grade students have been working hard to get to 40 books in one school year.  With less than 30 days left, we decided to see how close some students were.  20 students have reached 40 books (with some . . .

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Motivating your middle school reader

If your middle schooler is like mine, motivating them to read is not easy.  They "don't have time", or they "can't find anything they like to read".  Middle school students have this notion that reading . . .

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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.