Welcome to my web page. I have been teacher/advisor/coach at Central Lyon since the fall of 2016. I am currently the Ag. Education instructor and FFA advisor. We have a very active ag. program at Central Lyon and among the things you will find on this sight are classroom activities, FFA features and activities, and school activities . . .
Central Lyon is welcoming many new student teachers this semester. Among them is Katie Bush. Miss Bush is majoring in Secondary Ag and Biology Education at Dordt University. She is working with Mr. Rockhill in educating grades 8-12. Miss . . .
CL FFA Hosts Sub-Districts
Central Lyon has been competing in sub-districts for several years, but hosted the FFA Northwest Sub-Districts contest for the first time on February 24, 2022. The host school rotates from school to school in Lyon and Sioux counties every . . .
Harvesting honey is in full swing. We have a limited amount of honey for sale in 8 oz bottle. Please message us or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. We want to thank Tim Olson and Marlene Boernsen for all your . . .
Feed the Farmers
For area grain farmers, “Operation: Feed the Farmer” is the day in November when they can expect a visit from a Central Lyon FFA chapter member. S tudents pack and deliver, typically more than 200 sack lunches of . . .
Stenslands Farms Tour
To complete our dairy unit, the Animal Science class had the opportunity to tour Stensland Dairy on Tuesday, October 19. Thank you to Doug Stensland for the great tour! Stensland Family Farms was first homesteaded . . .
Ag in the Classroom
Ag In the classroom is a spin off from the National FFA PALS program. Mr. Rockhill believes that it’s a great opportunity for his Agriculture students to have the chance to teach younger students about agriculture! They do fun, . . .
Grant will Improve FFA Farm
The local FFA alumni group Friends of the Central Lyon FFA recently applied for and received a Lyon County Riverboat Foundation grant of $35,000 that will be used to give the FFA farm much needed improvements. The Central . . .
Students Practice Surgical Techniques
Students in the high school veterinary science class have been working on suture techniques. They practice this by utilizing chicken legs to represent a live tissue structure. They got the materials from Sunshine Foods and Moon Creek Vet . . .
FFA Enters Culver's Essay Contest
When I view the agriculture industry, I look at the various jobs and possibilities that are offered to young individuals like myself! Growing up in rural NW Iowa, I understand the hardships but also know the “joys and . . .
FFA Petting Zoo
Since 2018, the FFA has organized and sponsored a petting zoo during May term. Sheep, lambs, goats, ducks, kittens, chicks, dogs and even a horse were some of the animals brought in to be petted by the elementary students. Many . . .
FFA has Facebook
The Central Lyon FFA has been a very active extracurricular for students at Central Lyon. With a changing world of technology we now have the ability to reach out into our community through social media. In 2016, they connected the FFA . . .