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Cookie Decorating Contest

Batch #8 WINS

Last week, we had a competition between three family and consumer science (FACS) classes for the best decorated sugar cookies. The classes that were involved in the contest were two sections of Foods 1, Single Survival, and Creative . . .

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Halloween is Fun

On Friday October 30, the high school students and staff dressed up for Halloween early. 

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Marching into the Band

Unique Instruments      There are many instruments in the band some very common and some super unique. I talked to Mr. Langholdt about the different types of instruments in the band and what is unique . . .

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Changes in the HS Media Center

Big changes this fall! Not just the leaves are changing, either!! At Central Lyon High School, we have a new media center associate. Her name is Mrs. Pulscher. She and her family have lived in Rock Rapids since 2015. Mrs. . . .

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DEAR vs FLEX

    Ten years ago, DEAR began as a period at the end of the day where the students dropped everything and read for 14 minutes, but over time DEAR evolved into a study hall where no one basically dropped everything and . . .

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New Individual Speech Coach

Mrs. Langholdt volunteered to be the individual speech coach because it was open due to Miss Sndyer's leaving. She didn't want the students to miss out the great things that individual speech offers. She also has always loved coaching . . .

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Student Fashion

I, Isaac Yeager, fashionista, have done a deep-dive into the fashion of students and teachers here at Central Lyon High School.     Beginning last year, I've seen the most horrible trend emerging. Mullets. They . . .

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Fall Virtual Financial Aid Presentations for Seniors

Senior Families: Do you need help understanding financial aid? There will be 3 ICAN Regional Understanding Financial Aid Virtual Presentation/Webinar events for NW Iowa Schools in September: Sept 9 @ 6:30 p.m.; Sept 14 @ 6:00 . . .

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Golden Circle College and Career Fair

Iowa's largest college and career fair brings together exhibitors to one place: Colleges and universities Career training Apprenticeships Sunday, September 20, 2020 1 P.M. - 3 P.M. Register to attend the . . .

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Studying and Reading

Kids studying and reading a book in the Elementary School library.

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Building Trades

Kids in Mr. Engel's building trades class are painting the house.

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Central Lyon faculty ready for a new year under unusual circumstances.

Central Lyon staff is ready and raring to go. Even though this school year is unusual, staff is ready to teach and assist students at Central Lyon. With the Covid 19 virus still active, the faculty is doing everything possible to teach . . .

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Strength and Conditioning

In strength and conditioning, students are given the opportunity to get strong and stay strong. A healthy body is a healthy mind!

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Student Life

Football players wear their jerseys to school with pride on game day.

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Students in Art Class

Mr. Towne is the high school art teacher. Students in his class can draw, paint, or a number of other creations. 

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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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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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Recess

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.