The National Journal profiled Des Moines as a hot destination for young professionals.  The article highlight the tech startup scene, the DSM Social Club, and job opportunities for recent grads.  Read the full article HERE.

Central Grads and Teachers Come Out in Full Force for Reunion

We had a fantastic turnout  at the alumni reunion in Des Moines!!! Thanks to all who attended.  Check out the ALUMNI REUNION PHOTOS


DSM Register Covers the Upcoming Reunion

Check out the Register’s great article on the upcoming alumni reunion


We are having a party…Mark your calendars for Saturday August 9th

Attention all CA alumni, teachers, etc! See detailed information in photos below about how to RSVP to the “30 Years of Central Academy” alumni reunion! PLEASE RSVP BY JULY 15TH so we can get an accurate count for dinner in one of the two ways detailed below.

Washington Post: Iowa Rules!

The Washington Post shined some positive light on the state of Iowa today, listing 12 reasons why Iowa rules.  Great to see our home state getting national attention beyond politics.  World class education is key to Iowa’s bright present and future.  Read the full article HERE

Iowa: Field of Dreams for Young Professionals

More economic accolades for our home state. Fortune Magazine named Iowa the #5 best state for young job hunters. The article cites low unemployment, tech investment, and the low cost of living as positive indicators for young professionals. Check out the full article HERE!

DSM Register “Iowa Innovation” Page

Bookmark this “Iowa Innovation” page from the Register. Some awesome stuff in here about Iowa’s evolving tech scene. Enjoy!

Des Moines Tops List Of The Best Places For Business And Careers

Forbes recently ranked Des Moines as the best city in the US for business and careers, citing low business costs, a highly educated workforce, and the influx of high tech investment. Check out the full article HERE

Weighty Words

Remember Weighty Words from English class? Let’s see if we can remember all of them. Post one at a time on our Facebook group (Central Academy Alumni Network), and if you’re feeling creative, use the word in a sentence to describe Central. I’ll start us off and fill in blanks as needed. Go go go!!!

Winter 2013 Newsletter Posted

Exciting things are happening in 2013 at Central Academy! The Winter 2013 CA Newsletter has just been finalized and posted.

Highlights include:
• Academy students meeting the challenges of the IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma Programme by raising money for the Food Bank of Central Iowa
• 7th graders in the Academy Prep Program learning about teamwork through the 11th annual CA Boat Races
• Math students kicking butt at the Wisconsin High School Mathematics Contest, placing 2nd of 37 schools and garnering 4 perfect student exam scores

Check out the Content tab to read the full newsletter and share these success stories by forwarding the link and inviting other CA Alumni to join the Facebook and LinkedIn groups.

Also, we encourage you to consider donating to the Academy through the alumni network website to support the continuing success of all Academy programs. Give back to this great school and help your tax bill next year!