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Looking for Central's Facebook Page?
Click on the big blue box " f " near the top of the right column on this page. When the site opens be sure to bookmark it. We'd "like" to have you join us.

District Speech Contest on February 28th
District Speech Contest will be held Saturday, February 28th, at Nashua-Plainfield High School. Click here for more information.

Sixth Annual Clothing Go Green Shop
Students in Central's Textiles class are again this year operating the Clothing Go Green Shop. Students and adults can drop off items of clothing that are in need of repair and the class will repair them! Items can be dropped off at the FCS classroom. The shop runs from March 2nd-18th. Please attach your name and contact information to the article of clothing. Donations will be accepted (but not required) to cover the cost of thread and supplies. Thank you for your support!

Central Music and Fine Arts Boosters Meeting on March 2nd 
The next Central Music and Fine Arts Boosters meeting is Monday, March 2nd, at 5:15 p.m. in the music building. All are welcome to attend.

Free Breakfast Day at Central on March 4th 
In recognition of National School Breakfast Week from March 2nd through March 6th, free breakfast will be available for all students and staff in the school cafeteria beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 4th. Students in 6th-12th grades can go directly to the cafeteria when they arrive for school. Kindergarten-5th grade students will go to breakfast with their class after attendance is taken. The menu includes a sausage bagel, apple sauce, juice (orange, grape or apple), and milk. 

Central Youth League Registration Information 
It's that time of year. Register your child(ren) by March 20th for summer youth and town team. Click here for more information.

Measles Information
Iowa Department of Public Health is preparing for the potential for cases of measles in Iowa. To date, there are no measles in Iowa but 16 states do have cases. See attached 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. Children under the age of 16 must be supervised by an adult. In addition, supervised open gym is also available every Sunday from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. for everyone.  

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. 

Kindle Classroom Project
Do you have a Kindle and you're not using it? We could use it for Central's middle school English curriculum. Our goal is to increase students' time spent on independent reading. If you don't have a Kindle to donate, we are also accepting monetary donations to purchase ebooks, books and audio books for the project. See attached for more information. Thank you.   

Central Warrior Clothing: Order Now
Central Warrior clothing can now be ordered at Rivals!

Central Dollars for Scholars 
Seniors: Go to the Central Dollars for Scholars website for important scholarship information.

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. 

Self-Serve Salad Bar for Central K-12 Students
A self-serve salad bar is available with school lunch for K-12 students. There is also a cooler with a variety of sandwiches and salads available as an alternative meal for junior high students and as an alternative or extra purchase ($1.50 per item) for high school students. Contact Jessie Kuehl, Food Service Director, if you have question. 

Updated Central CSD Lunch Policy 
Available now: Updated lunch policy. Contact Mr. Trenkamp if you have questions.

Central February-March Newsletter Now Available 
Check out the February-March newsletter here.

Order Central Warrior Clothing Here

             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.

Upcoming Events

Protecting Our Students

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.