Inside Centennial Schools
March 16, 2023
Connecting. Achieving. Preparing.
Golden Lake Elementary celebrates I Love to Read month
Students at Golden Lake Elementary were reading and grooving at the Beach Bash in the school's gym, celebrating I Love to Read month.
Sunglasses, beach towels, and books--all necessities while floating on the clear, blue "water" and reading their favorite book.
Whirlwind Centennial wind orchestra tour!
The Centennial Wind Orchestra spent their spring break on a concert tour of Ireland. The nine-day tour of the Emerald Isle included travels of famous sights and sounds: Clonmacnoise, a monastic settlement founded by St. Ciaran in 545 AD; traditional Irish music and Irish dance instruction by the Tommy Hayes ensemble; local city tours in Galway and Cork; a sheepdog demonstration at Caherconnell Fort; the iconic Cliffs of Moher; the Burren National Park; a driving tour of the Ring of Kerry – amazing views around the Lakes of Killarney; Blarney Castle – where many ‘kissed the Blarney Stone’ to receive the gift of eloquence; the Rock of Cashel; and while in Dublin - Trinity College; St. Patrick’s Cathedral; the Epic Irish Emigrations Museum; and more traditional Irish Music & Dancing by the Merry Ploughboys. Click on the photo for a clip of the performance at Galway Cathedral. Photo, Rehearsal at Galway Cathedral.
Kids Club donates blankets to Centennial Lakes Police Department
Centennial Elementary Kids Club students made tied fleece blankets to donate to the Centennial Lakes Police Department. Officers keep the blankets in their squad cars to comfort children in the event of emergency situations. Thanks for giving back to the community!
Preschool registration for the 2023-2024 school year opens March 1
Centennial Preschool registration for the 2023-2024 school year will open on March 1. The brochure with schedules, locations, and tuition information is now available online at isd12.org/preschool. Questions? Call 763.792.6120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support for Centennial Schools!
Two community organizations are gearing up to support Centennial students. Mark your calendars!
April 1: 2023 CAEF Gala
The gala is the Centennial Area Education Foundation's primary fundraiser of the year. The event includes dinner, cash bar, silent and live auctions, games, and dancing. The event celebrates donors and raises funds for Centennial! Click here for event information.
May 6: Comedy de Mayo, Chain of Lakes Giving Event
Event information for the 10th annual Chain of Giving Event, hosted by the Chain of Lakes Rotary Club, can be found here. Proceeds support the Angel fund, Rotary Youth Exchange, Polio+, Rotary STRIVE, Scholarships and more.
Check school calendars online for upcoming event information.
March 30: End of third quarter
March 31: No School for Students/Staff Grading, Parent Communication, Content Development
April 7: No School
May 29: No School
June 2: Last day of school for seniors
June 6: Students' last day of school
Summer Kids Club C.A.M.P. 2023 registration open now!
Are you looking for something fun for your child/ren to do this summer? Come join us at Centennial Kids Club C.A.M.P.! The program runs June 12-August 18 at Centennial, Centerville, and Rice Lake Elementary’s, with additional care available August 24-24 at a select site.
Most weeks, we will be participating in on-site activities on Mondays and Fridays. Off-site activities (field trips and swimming) will generally happen on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Families choose which days they want to attend. For more information click here.
2023 community backpack program
Help Centennial students in need by filling a backpack with school supplies for a Centennial student in need.
How can you help?
Adopt a backpack (or several)! Click here and fill out the form to adopt one or several backpacks.
Please sign up now! The number of adopters we have by early spring will determine how many children we can sign up to receive backpacks. You will receive a school supply list in mid-July and packed backpacks are due in August (date provided with list). This is a great project for businesses or groups (adult and youth) as well as individuals, looking to help in our community. You are also able to help by donating money or school supplies, find that information on the website listed above. Spread the word!
Mar. 28: What Happens if Nursing Home is Needed (adult)
Mar. 31: DASH Multi-Sport Non-School Day Camp (gr. K-5)
Apr. 10: Alcohol Ink Monogram Platter (adult)
Apr. 14: Country Dance Workshop (adult)
Apr. 27: MN Masonic Heritage Center Lunch and Play (adult)
Centennial ISD 12
District Mission: Our Core Purpose
By providing high quality educational opportunities, emotional support, and social development, Centennial School District prepares learners for excellence in their future.