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Central Lyon CSD

Secondary (7-12)

Welcome, My Educational Back Ground

I received a B.S. degree from Mankato State University in 1981. I have a double major in Elementary Education and Reading Disabilities. I also completed graduate courses for endorsements in Special Education. I have taught at Central Lyon since 1986 in special education, science, literature, and English. Helping students achieve . . .

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New Curriculum

Exciting new curriculum has been purchased this year. Into Literature is the name of our text.  The new text provides both a consumable student textbook and an online version. There are many exciting features and supports that . . .

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7th Grade English Goals

Students will be able to

1. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. 2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of . . .

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7th Grade Literature goals

Students will be able to......

Reading Comprehension - Use previously learned strategies to comprehend informational texts (e.g., formulating questions before, during, and after reading; visualize, predict, identify the writer's purpose). . . .

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My Grade Scale

Middle School Literature grade scale: A - 92-100 B - 83-91 C - 74-82 D - 65-73 F - Below 65 

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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.