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Central Lyon CSD

Elementary (PS-6)


Hello everyone!  My name is Mrs. Boekhout and I have been teaching at Central Lyon since 1995.  I taught 1st grade for 4 years, Kindergarten for 16 years, and am currently teaching 2nd grade.  I truly love my career and the children I am blessed with each year.   Most students are very eager . . .

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Merry Christmas!

We know it's the most wonderful time of the year, because we had the most wonderful time at school this month!  The last 12 days of school we have been participating in the school-wide holiday dress-up days.  See if you can . . .

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We've Got Spirit, Yes, We Do!

Today we were LOUD and PROUD and so excited to be a part of the CL-GLR football send-off for the class 2A State Championship! Right away this morning we got busy crafting some cheer gear for the big send-off.  We hope the . . .

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Happy Halloween

Today we were "treat"-ed to a super fun Halloween party and stuffed animal day.  We had so "munch" fun!  We would like to thank Brooke K., Molly O., Ashley V.E., and Terri V. for sending all the . . .

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50th Day of School

Today we celebrated the 50th day of school.  We listened to music from the 1950's while we worked on some 50th day of school activities.  Everyone solved a 50's math riddle using the colors pink and black . . .

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Place Value Creations

Tomorrow we will be starting Chapter 2 in our Go Math series which focuses on numbers from 1 - 1000.  We took a day off from our workbooks and started our first lesson with a fun hands-on way to review and practice place . . .

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Sign Language

This week one of our Reading stories was called "The William Hoy Story" by Nancy Churnin.  It was a biography about a deaf boy who changed how the game of baseball was played.  We learned that he . . .

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Paper Chains

This week we did a STEAM lesson on Mechanical Science called "Building a Paper Chain". The challenge was to work with their lucky duck partner to build the longest paper chain using only 1 piece of paper.  The goal of . . .

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The Power of Wind

This month our "big idea" in Science is Physical Science: Engineering and Design.  This week my students learned about the power of wind and experimented with designing a structure that could stand up . . .

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Our 2nd Grade Family

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars....I wished for you and here you are!  I am pleased to introduce the newest members of my 2nd grade family.   Introducing my new little stars...

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2nd Grade Open House

Tonight I had the privilege of meeting my new students and their families at our 2nd Grade Open House.  The children enjoyed unpacking their new supplies, checking out our room, and meeting some new classmates.  . . .

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Countdown to 2nd Grade!

Hey Boys and Girls!  I hope you're as excited as I am about school starting soon!  I am looking forward to seeing you and your family at our 2nd Grade Open House on Monday, August 17th from 4:00 p.m - 8:00 . . .

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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.