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District News

Central Business Office Closing 
The Central Business Office will be closed after 12:30 p.m. on Monday, 
October 27th.

Central Cross Country to State! 
Congratulations to Central's boys and girls cross country teams for qualifying for State! Central now competes at the State meet at Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge on Saturday, November 1st. Good luck runners!

Central State Cross Country Shirts for Sale
Order your Central State cross country shirts by 3:30 p.m. on Monday, 
October 27th. Cost is $18 ($20.50 for XXL+) for a royal blue, long sleeve shirt. 
E-mail Mrs. Erickson or sign up in the high school office to order a shirt.

Central Cross Country Pep Bus 
Central is offering a pep bus to the State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, November 1st, at Fort Dodge. The bus is open to high school students, adults, and elementary and middle school students who are accompanied by a parent. Cost is $5. No admission is charged at the meet. The bus will depart the school at 9:30 a.m. and return to school around 7:00 p.m. At least 25 riders need to sign up. Sign up with $5 payment in the middle school-high school office before noon on Thursday, October 30th.

Central Football in Iowa High School Playoffs 
Central will be hosting the first round of the Iowa High School Football Playoffs on Wednesday, October 29th, starting at 7:00 p.m. The opponent is yet to be determined. Cost of admission is $6 for adults and students. Activity, district football, and senior citizen passes are not accepted. If Central wins first round, Central will also host the second round of the playoffs on Monday, November 3rd, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Updated Central CSD Lunch Policy 
Parents: Please read through the updated lunch policy. Contact Mr. Trenkamp if you have questions.

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 more information. 

Scholastic Book Fair at Central Elementary
It's that time of the year... Scholastic Book Fair! There are two ways to participate -- at the elementary library on November 4th-6th or online October 22nd-
November 9th. See Central Book Fair for more information. Proceeds from the book fair support the Central library program. 

Chrysler Drive for Kids & Share Out Day for Parents & Community 
Central Elementary is hosting a Chrysler Drive for Kids & Share Out Day for Parents on Friday, October 31st, at Central School. The schedule will be as follows:
10:30 to 2:30 - Chrysler Drive for Kids Fundraiser: Parents and community members are encouraged to test drive a new vehicle. For each test drive, Central Elementary receives $10. Goal is to get to 150 test drives which means a $500 bonus. Must have drivers license to take part in this fundraiser. 
12:45 to 1:45 - Parent/Community Share Out: Parents and community members are invited to tour elementary classrooms as part of a gallery walk of project based/STEM learning.
2:10 to 2:30 - Halloween Parade: Students will show off their costumes in the high school gym. 

Central FFA Fruit, Meat & Cheese Fundraiser  
Central FFA is taking orders for fruit and Edgewood Locker meat and cheese until November 3rd. Contact a FFA member or Jerry O'Brien to order. See attached order form for more information. Proceeds from this fundraiser support FFA activities.

Coaching Opening: Assistant Baseball Coach
The Central/Clayton Ridge baseball program has an opening for an Assistant Baseball Coach for the 2014-2015 season. If interested, contact Dan Yanda.  

BackPack Program 2014-2015 
Central School is partnering with the Northeast Iowa Food Bank to provide the BackPack Program to students during the 2014-2015 school year. The BackPack Program is a free program that provides 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
Students and Parents: There is a self-serve salad bar available with school lunch for K-12 students. Each day this salad bar will have at least one vegetable per subgroup. The subgroups include a red & orange group, a dark green group, a bean & pean group, a starch group, and a miscellaneous group. We encourage all students to use the salad bar. School age children need 4 to 5 cups of fruits and vegetables per day. There is also a cooler full of ham, turkey, ham & turkey, egg salad, and peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, as well as turkey and ham chef salads. This cooler is available as an alternative meal option 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. 

Central October-November Newsletter Now Available 
Check out the October-November newsletter here.

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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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.