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Central Food & Fitness 2nd Annual Warrior Games on April 25th
The 2nd Annual Warrior Games, sponsored by the Central Food and Fitness Team, is scheduled for Saturday, April 25th, at 9:00 a.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for Central students. Click here for more information.

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.

Save the Date: Walk for Water on May 2nd 
Central 7th graders are asking students, staff, parents and community members to mark May 2nd on their calendars for a Community Walk for Water fundraiser. See attached 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.

ASSE - International Student Exchange Program
Have you ever considered hosting a foreign exchange student? Go to ASSE for more information. Do you know of someone else who might be interested in hosting a foreign exchange student? See attached flyer for ASSE's referral incentive program.

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.

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.

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.      

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

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. 

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.

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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.