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The Spring of COVID 19

How are Central Lyon staff and students spending their time at home during our school closure? Distance teaching, distance learning, video chatting, checking in on each other (at a distance), exploring hobbies, and more! Check out the image . . .

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Murder Mystery


Now is your chance to take part in a murder-mystery game! The first episode was released March 30, our first official day of distance learning at Central Lyon. Anyone who wants to participate can click on the suspect list to print and . . .

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Class Makes T-shirts

One of the elective classes offered at Central Lyon is Entrepreneurship, taught by Mr. Gerleman. It is a one semester class for any high school student. This class teaches students about owning their own business. It shows them the . . .

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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 . . .

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Central Lyon CSD Mobile App

Quick Access to CL YouTube Channel

Since 2015 our Central Lyon Mobile App has been available for free download in the iOS (Apple) App Store and Google Play Store (Android). Central Lyon's featured articles are accessible from the News . . .

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CL Broadcasting

CL Broadcasting was a new May Term class in 2019, which highlighed the best of Central Lyon. The students produced two video broadcasts and six podcasts. We hope you enjoy our first broadcasting efforts! The . . .

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Peek Into May Term

May term is a collection of high school classes that are offered during the last four weeks of the school year. High school students have a chance to explore new areas and give back to the community through service learning. Middle School . . .

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Fight Song

Students and staff show their school spirit by singing the Central Lyon Fight Song!  

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Windshield Time

The most recent  Windshield Time  video focuses on the changes to our MOVE OVER law that went into effect July 1, 2018.  . . .

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Click the photos to see the kids having fun at recess.

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Consider Hosting a Student

EF High School Exchange Year is looking for caring families who would be open to hosting an international high school exchange student for either one semester or for the academic year. EF High School Exchange Year connects thousands of . . .

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Phone-Free Classes

Since Tuesday, April 28, 2015, which was declared “Phone-Free Tuesday” by the administration, cell phone distraction has been drastically reduced at school.  That infamous Tuesday began with an . . .

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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.