Patriot Press

September 27 - October 2

Attendance Information

  • For more detailed information, please refer to the student handbook.
  • ATTENDANCE PHONE LINE: 208.855.4252
  • Please use our attendance line to report any of your student absences or request a permit to leave!! If you get the attendance voicemail, please leave a message, as the attendance secretary checks it regularly.

If it is necessary for a student to leave campus, they must obtain permit to leave from the attendance office. Failure to secure this permit will result in a major truancy as stated in the school handbook. In order to facilitate a student’s release, the ATTENDANCE OFFICE NEEDS AT LEASET ONE (1) HOUR NOTICE. A parent or guardian must call the attendance office prior to the student needing to leave. Notes will not be accepted. Please be advised that NO PERMITS TO LEAVE CAMPUS WILL BE MADE AND NO STUDENT WILL BE CALLED OUT OF CLASS 20 MINUTES BEFORE LUNCH AND 20 MINUTES BEFORE THE END OF THE DAY.

Monday, Sept. 27

  • Bowling Club: Meeting at lunch in room 205, we will start practicing the following week.
  • Boys Soccer: Junior Varsity 4:30 vs Eagle High School (Home/Patriot Pitch)
  • Volleyball: Freshman 5:00 vs Owyhee High School (Home)

Tuesday, Sept. 28

  • College/Military Recruiter: Air Force in the Career Center at lunch
  • Volleyball: Sophomore 4:30 vs Boise High School (Home), Junior Varsity 5:30 vs Boise High School (Home), Varsity 6:30 vs Boise High School (Home)
  • Girls Soccer: Junior Varsity 7:30 vs Eagle High School (Away), Varsity 6:00 vs Eagle High School (Away)

Wednesday, Sept. 29

  • College/Military Recruiter: Boise State University in the Career Center at lunch
  • Boys Soccer: Junior Varsity 4:00 vs Borah High School (Away), Varsity 5:30 vs Borah High School (Away)
  • Volleyball: Freshman 5:00 vs Kuna (Away)
  • Powderpuff Game: 5:30-6:30 CHS Stadium

Thursday, Sept. 30

  • Boys/Girls Cross Country: Varsity 4:30pm Gary Ward @ Lakeview Park in Nampa
  • Soccer: Varsity 4:30 vs Borah High School (Home/Patriot Pitch)
  • Volleyball: Sophomore 4:30 vs Skyview High School (Home), Junior Varsity 5:30 vs Skyview High School (home), Varsity 5:30 vs Skyview High School (Home)
  • Football: Freshman 5:00 vs Mountain View High School (Home), Junior Varsity 6:00 vs Mountain View High School (Away)

Friday, Oct. 1

  • Football: Varsity 7:00 vs Mountain View High School (Home)

Saturday, Oct. 2

  • Mountain Biking Club: 8:00 Pocatello McNabb Ranch Race (Away)
  • Boys/Girls Cross Country: Varsity 9:00 Sunfair Invite @ Yakima Franklin Park
  • Boys Soccer: Junior Varsity 12:30 vs Rocky Mountain High School (Away), Varsity vs Rocky Mountain High School (Away)
  • Girls Rugby: Varsity 10:50 vs Rocky Mountain High School @ Mountain View High School, Varsity 12:30 vs Meridian High School @ Mountain View High School


  • German Club: Guidos pizza will be sold Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday September 28, 29, 30 and Oct 1.
  • Fees: Please check for fees current for the 2021-2022 school year
  • PSAT's: Juniors can now sign up for the PSAT that is October 13th. If they score high enough then they are eligible for the National Merit Scholarship. Studies also show that juniors that take the PSAT for a second time score better on the actual SAT that they will take in April. The test is $20.00 and they can sign up with the bookkeeper or through my school fees. If they have questions they can talk to their counselor.

Counseling Announcements

  • AP Students – AP EXAM JOIN CODES are now available! Get the Join Code from your AP teacher. If you haven't already, make a College Board account to order your AP Exam(s). To create an account or sign in, view College Board’s website.

  • AP Exam Order Deadline is October 1st, 2021. Order the exam(s) NOW and request FAST FORWARD FUNDS in the SPRING.

  • *Once a student uses their join code, it means they have AGREED to order an exam. If the student DOES NOT want to take the AP exam in May, they must fill out the DECLINE AP EXAM form for each exam or talk to your school counselor, by October 1st , 2021.

- Any changes after October 1st may result in a fee –

College Board Website

AP Exam Opt Out Form

College and Career Center Announcements

  • Seniors: October is College Application Month! Ms. Porchia will be going into your Government class during October to help students complete Apply Idaho. Apply Idaho opens October 1st and Seniors will apply to one or all Idaho public colleges with one application, for free!

  • Seniors The Treasure Valley College Fair is Saturday, October 9th from 1-3:00pm at Boise State University. Students can register for the fair by going to Strive Fair.

Seniors and Parents

  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Night is Thursday, October 21st in CHS’s Career Center at 6:30pm. Hands-on FAFSA Night will walk parents/students through the online process of applying and completing the FAFSA. Let us know you are attending by filling out this form.

Missed Financial Aid Night?

A recording of it will be posted on the College and Career website for 2 weeks (9/27- 10/10) only due to the classified information shared.

CHS Patriot Boosters

Hello Centennial Patriots!

It's that time of year to get involved with the PTA for our Celebrate Centennial Gala! Our biggest fundraiser of the year, and we invite all athletics, academic clubs, and activities to participate. If you are interested in getting involved, sign up here.

What are your needs this year? Get organized and fill out the attached form to let us know what you are saving for! Forms can be turned into the bookkeeper or emailed to Boosters - but all are due by October 8th.

Want to know how the Gala will be executed this year? After you sign up to participate, don't forget to watch the video to get all your questions answered (link found in sign up or HERE). Just so you have all the due dates in one place though, here is when everything is due:

Sign up to participate - October 8th

Requisition form - October 8th

Auction Baskets- October 31st

Large Auction Items - October 31st ( Live Auction Item examples- cabin stays, lawn care, ski passes, BSU tickets, boat for the day, RVs, staycations, etc earn the most money. Bidders like to buy experiences!)

We are so excited for this event and to work with each of you! For this reason - PLEASE PASS ALONG TO EVERYONE WE MISSED, advisors, coaches and boosters. Once you have signed up, a member of CHS Boosters will get in touch with you to discuss more in detail.

Much appreciated,

CHS Patriot Boosters

Are you experiencing COVID-19 symptoms?

  • COVID-19 symptoms include:

    • Fever (100 degrees farenheit) - without having to take any fever-reducing medications, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen
    • New loss of smell or taste
    • Cough
    • Muscle aches
    • Sore throat
    • Shortness of breath
    • Chills
    • New or unusual headache
    • Extreme fatigue
    • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or loss of appetite
    • Congestion or runny nose

    One or more of these symptoms that is a new onset or is an increase in severity.

Yes, I have symptoms.

  • Have you:

    • Had close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19? (Refer to "Exposed - How to Quarantine")
    • Traveled to OR live in an area that is designated substantial community transmission?

    If no to all of these questions OR If you have been vaccinated:

    • Stay home until you are symptom free for 72 hours without fever or symptom reducing medications.

    If yes to one or more of these questions:

    • Contact your healthcare provider for further guidance.
    • Quarantine yourself for 10 days from the onset of symptoms.*
    • Notify your child's school that they will be absent.

    *A healthcare provider note with a sooner return to school/work date will be accepted.

    *See link below for more info on how the quarantine policy works

Why join Technology Student Association?

  • TSA enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEAM. Members apply and integrate STEAM concepts through co-curricular activities, competitions and related programs. Interested – bring your lunch and come to the Engineering room on Wednesday September 29th.

Fees/Yearbook Info

  • 2021 Yearbooks: If you have not picked your yearbook up from last year please see the Bookkeeper
  • The Centennial High School Yearbook staff needs your pictures!

    Submit photos that show you:

    -Having fun this past summer

    -Working hard at your after-school job

    -Posing with your pet(s)

    -Playing a musical instrument

    -Standing by the car you drive to school

    -Hanging out with friends on the weekends

    Click on the link below to submit your photos:

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