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Blood Drive - April 8

Sanford Health Rock Rapids Clinic

Sanford will have donors come to the back door of the clinic on the east side to register for being a donor (this door is not used for our normal clinic patients). Sanford will use social distancing by having donors register and . . .

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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! View the first episode released March 30, our first official day of distance learning at Central Lyon. Future episodes will appear under the "Student Life" tab. C . . .

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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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Operation Prom

Empowering Girls One Dress at a Time

Do you have a dress to donate?  We need your help! Operation Prom is an organization that gives girls a chance to go to prom - those who may not otherwise because of the overwhelming costs of buying a dress. We are accepting gently . . .

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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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Life in the Library

Central Lyon has a large library that students can utilize for different purposes such as studying, reading, or working on their homework. On the reading wall there are bitmojis for some of the staff showing that they are also reading.

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Yearbooks are HERE

Students received their 2018-2019 yearbooks at the distribution party organized by Ms. Snyder and the yearbook club. They had the chance to look through them for the first time and sign each other's books! See Ms. Snyder to . . .

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The Most Important Meal of the Day

According to research, those who eat breakfast feel more alert and are all around healthier. Eating breakfast regularly reduces the risk of diabetes and heart disease. By serving breakfast in school, the parents know that their . . .

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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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Yearbook Sponsors

The yearbook is looking for sponsors! Sponsor your favorite high school activity or club! A page is $35, or a spread is $45. Contact Ms. Snyder at  tsnyder@centrallyon.org  for more details or to sign up to be a sponsor.

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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.