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122 Years

Four teachers are retiring at the end of the school year. They leave with a combined 122 years of teaching experience at Central Lyon. Deb Snyders spent most of her years teaching second grade and is known for her beautiful handwriting . . .

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Order Your Yearbook

Deadline to Order is May 15! All orders between now and May 15 will be entered for a chance to win a $20 JJs GiftCard !   For every 7 books ordered, a portion of the 2022-2023 Yearbook Cover . . .

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Jazz Band Competes at State

The Jazz Band qualified for the State Jazz Championship and performed in Ames on April 4, 2023. Placing first and second in class 2A were West Lyon and Okoboji. The Iowa Jazz Championships, founded in 1976, showcases 60 of . . .

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Football Podcast

You are invited to listen to recordings of the CL-GLR Football Podcast on your favorite podcast app. We started our third season on April 8 talking to players from the undefeated team in the 1970's.  The second episode . . .

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Student Teachers

Central Lyon has student teachers from Dordt gaining experience in high school classrooms. Cheneg Vander Berg is working with Mr. Docker in educating grades 10-12. He is from Sioux Center and is majoring in Secondary . . .

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Social Media and Its Effects

Social media is certainly unprecedented. The ability to share information with millions of people on a whim was a far-fetched idea just a few decades ago. Today, this ability has been given to almost every impressionable young adult in the . . .

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CL Broadcasting

CAFE' OF ACTIVITIES: This year the Central Lyon Broadcasting May Term team decided to make a video highlighting our extra-curricular activities. We focused on some of our lesser-known activities at Central Lyon. Our video featured a . . .

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May Term Fun Facts

Four Lifetime Recreation Classes Offered

May term has been a part of spring at Central Lyon for three decades. Many new classes are offered during the last four weeks of the school year, including lifetime recreation classes proposed by teachers in their passion . . .

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Fight Song

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

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During study hall, you might occasionally see students gathered around a puzzle. Solving puzzles requires sustained focus, which may help develop high-level cognitive functions often referred to as executive skills. According to author . . .

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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.