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Central Lyon CSD

Secondary (7-12)

Ag Education

Welcome to my web page. I have been teacher/advisor/coach at Central Lyon since the fall of 2016. I am currently the Ag. Education instructor and FFA advisor. We have a very active ag. program at Central Lyon and among the things you will find on this sight are classroom activities, FFA features and activities, and school activities . . .

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FFA Week

Feb 22-25

It’s FFA week starting February 22, 2022 and running until February 25, 2022. FFA has planned some fun things for the entire week of FFA Week! FFA has decided on dress-up days, each day being different. Drive your truck to school on . . .

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FFA Beekeeping

Harvesting honey is in full swing. We have a limited amount of honey for sale in 8 oz bottle. Please message us or email us at jrockhill@centrallyon.org for more information. We want to thank Tim Olson and Marlene Boernsen for all your . . .

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FFA Greenhand Fire-Up

The freshman FFA members recently traveled to Northwestern College to participate in Greenhand Fire-up. Iowa FFA President, Mia Gibson, stated, “Greenhand Fire Up provides a chance for first-year high school members to get a . . .

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Feed the Farmers

For area grain farmers, “Operation: Feed the Farmer” is the day in November when they can expect a visit from a Central Lyon FFA chapter member. S tudents pack and deliver, typically more than 200 sack lunches of . . .

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Stenslands Farms Tour

To complete our dairy unit, the Animal Science class had the opportunity to tour Stensland Dairy on Tuesday, October 19. Thank you to Doug Stensland for the great tour!  Stensland Family Farms was first homesteaded . . .

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Ag in the Classroom

Ag In the classroom is a spin off from the National FFA PALS program. Mr. Rockhill believes that it’s a great opportunity for his Agriculture students to have the chance to teach younger students about agriculture! They do fun, . . .

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Grant will Improve FFA Farm

The local FFA alumni group Friends of the Central Lyon FFA  recently applied for and received a Lyon County Riverboat Foundation grant of $35,000 that will be used to give the FFA farm much needed improvements.  The Central . . .

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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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FFA Enters Culver's Essay Contest

When I view the agriculture industry, I look at the various jobs and possibilities that are offered to young individuals like myself! Growing up in rural NW Iowa, I understand the hardships but also know the “joys and . . .

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FFA Petting Zoo

Since 2018, the FFA has organized and sponsored a petting zoo during May term. Sheep, lambs, goats, ducks, kittens, chicks, dogs and even a horse were some of the animals brought in to be petted by the elementary students. Many . . .

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FARMHER

When you see the name FarmHer , you may question the meaning behind it. In an ever-changing industry, farming can sometimes be seen as male-dominated. FarmHer  was founded by Marji Guyler-Alaniz because she wanted to show . . .

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FFA has Facebook

The Central Lyon FFA has been a very active extracurricular for students at Central Lyon. With a changing world of technology we now have the ability to reach out into our community through social media. In 2016, they connected the FFA . . .

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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.