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District News                                                                     

Homelessness: Reaching Out to a Student in Need 
If you know of or are a student who is experiencing the lack of a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, please contact Jane Metcalf, Counselor/ Homeless Liason at Central. See attached for further information on homelessness.

Central Spanish Club Cans Fundraiser 
Central Spanish Club is having a can drive on Monday, April 6th. Residents of Elkader can set out any type of cans on their curb by Monday morning and the Spanish club members will pick them up between 10:30 a.m. and 
12:30 p.m. Cans can also be dropped off at Elkader Auto Electric (Carquest). Proceeds from this fundraiser support the Spanish trip to Guatemala in June.

Coaching Opening: Cheerleader Coach 
Central School is seeking a cheerleader coach for the 2015-2016 school year. Duties include preparing and supervising the cheer squad at football, basketball and wrestling events. If interested, contact the Central Business Office for an application.

Coaching Opening: Assistant Softball Coach
The Central School softball program has an opening for an Assistant Softball Coach for the 2015 season. If interested, contact Dan Yanda.

Attention High School Juniors: Boys State June 14th-19th 
The Lembka-Stendel American Legion Post # 106 is encouraging Central 
High School junior boys to apply for Boys State at Camp Dodge in Johnston from June 14th-19th. See Mr. Yanda for more information.

Central April-May Newsletter Now Available 
Check out the April-May newsletter here.

Iowa Financial Literacy Summit on May 5th
Teachers, students and parents are encouraged to attend the Iowa Financial Literacy Summit on May 5th in Des Moines. The Iowa Department of Education is hosting this event as part of a broader effort to improve Iowa students' financial literacy skills. Tickets are available through April 21st. See attached brochure for more information.

Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize 
Attention High School Students: The deadline to learn about Elkader's namesake and write your Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize essay is May 15th. Click here for more information.

Indoor Fitness Opportunities at Central
Any adult parent or community member can use one of Central's open gyms or hallways to walk or exercise from 6:30 to 8:15 a.m. and/or 3:30 to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday if there is an employee in the building. The school is not available during school hours (8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) for this opportunity. A building usage agreement must first be signed in the school business office.      

Looking for Substitutes 
Central is in need of substitutes for the following positions: Associates, Certified Teachers (elementary and secondary), and Cooks. Please call the Central Business Office at 245-1751 for more information. 

Central Yard Signs for Sale
The Central Athletic Boosters are selling yard signs to show support for Central School, including athletics and fine arts. See attached order form for information. 

BackPack Program 2014-2015 
Central School and the Northeast Iowa Food Bank sponsor a BackPack Program throughout the school year that provides free kid-friendly, non-perishable food for students most in need, to eat over weekends and breaks when school meals are not available. See attached registration form for more information. 

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             Central Warrior Clothing on sale now at Rivals  

Recommend an iPad App for Our Students

Students, Staff & Families: Do you have an app you 
could recommend for our student iPads (all grade levels)? If so, click here.
















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Central School is committed to providing 
a safe environment for our students. If you experience, witness, or are aware of any form of bullying/harassment, please complete this formInformation you provide remains confidential.  

Don't Throw Away Your Empty Ink Cartridges!

Our Central School Library program receives up to $4.00 for each empty ink cartridge turned in by staff, students, parents, businesses and community members. Drop your ink cartridge(s) off in the Business Office or send to school with your child. Thank you for your support.