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Mass Band Show

On Friday, October 15, during halftime of the CL-GLR football game, there will be special entertainment! This show, in its 31st year of performance, began when Central Lyon and George-Little Rock began playing football together. Band . . .

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7th Grade Rock Band

Middle School students are learning something new during the 2021-2022 school year at Central Lyon. The new unit is called Seventh Grade Rock Band taught by Mrs. Langholdt. The rock band meets every day during first hour for all seventh . . .

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Salads

Our school brings a new fun option to lunch, our salad option, which provides a second choice instead of hot lunch. When going through the line students will get to choose either a salad or hot lunch. This option was considered last year . . .

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Yearbooks Are Here!

Yearbooks were handed out Friday, September 3, during FLEX. See Mrs. Docker if you still need to pick up you yearbook, or if you'd like to buy a 2020-2021 yearbook for $60.

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May Term Memories

May Term 2021 This year’s May Term was truly a success! We all seemed especially enthusiastic to again experience this unique learning opportunity. Thanks to everyone who made this possible-- staff, administration, . . .

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A Peek into May Term

The 2021 May Term class CL Broadcasting created the below video to showcase 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 . . .

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Delta Hydro Water Grant

Central Lyon was recently awarded a grant from Delta to purchase a water dispenser. The grant application was completed by Mrs. Christensen's Health II students Morgan Robinson, Xander Ditsworth, and Sydney Wells, along with Nurse . . .

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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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The Sensory Trail

The hallway sensory trail is used by many people and and for many situations. Younger kids and elementary teachers use it most often. The trail is used for the kids to get up and moving so they can focus on schoolwork later. This . . .

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Book Bash

The Book Bash is a new program to Central Lyon this year. Book Bash is a competition where students read a list of books as a team and then compete against other teams by answering questions about the books. In a normal school year, this . . .

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FFA Week

Feb 22-26

It’s FFA week starting February 22, 2021 and running until February 26, 2021. FFA has planned some fun things for the entire week of FFA Week! FFA has decided to do dress up days, each day being different. Drive your truck to school on . . .

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Board Breaking Demonstration

On December 11, 2020, father and son Taekwondo Black Belts Kert and Konner Cohoon demonstrated breaking boards for teacher Sandra Allen’s Speaking Fundamentals class as part of Konner’s demonstration speech. Black . . .

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CL Weight Room

The CentraLlyon freshmen working hard in the weight room. 

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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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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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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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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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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.