Knightly News

January 14th

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January 17th MLK Day School Holidayv

There will be no school Monday January 17th in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
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Early Release Day January 25th

Monday January 24th will be an early release day for all Fulton County Schools. Fulton high schools will dismiss at 1:30. Students will have the opportunity to attend all class periods and will have lunch. Our Early release bell schedule is below.
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www.fultonschools.org/FAVE

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Freshman Parent Night Part 2 - February 2

Freshman Parent Night Part 2 - February 2

REMINDER: The Centennial Counseling department will be hosting our Class of 2025 Freshman Parent Night – Part 2 on Wednesday, February 2 at 6:00 pm. This event is for parents of CURRENT 9th graders. Counselors will review graduation requirements and provide a template for students/parents to use to develop a four-year plan. Mr. Williams, our Curriculum Assistant Principal, will also provide an overview of the course registration process for the 2022-2023 school year.

RECORDATORIO: El departamento de consejería de Centennial será el anfitrión de nuestra Noche de Padres de la Clase de 2025 - Parte 2 el miércoles, 2 de febrero a las 6:00 pm. Este evento es para los padres de los actuales estudiantes de 9º grado. Los consejeros revisarán los requisitos de graduación y proveerán una plantilla para que los estudiantes/padres usen para desarrollar un plan de cuatro años.

El Sr. Williams, nuestro Director Asistente de Currículo, también proporcionará una visión general del proceso de inscripción de cursos para el año escolar 2022-2023.

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Attendance Matters ALL DAY, EVERYDAY. Keep Your Child On Track in School: Pay Attention to Attendance

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP YOUR CHILD STAY ENGAGED:

  1. Find out if your child feels engaged and safe from bullies or other threats.
  2. Make sure your child is not missing class because of challenges with behavioral issues. Reach out to school administrators to find a solution.
  3. Monitor you child’s academic progress and seek help from teachers. Make sure teachers know best way to communicate information to you.
  4. Stay on top of your child’s social contacts. Peer pressure can lead to skipping school, while students without many friends can feel isolated.
  5. Encourage your child to join meaningful after-school activities, including sports and clubs.
  6. Notice and support your children if they are showing signs of stress, anxiety or depression. Listen to their concerns and reach out to the school counselor or social worker for help.

Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care and other free/reduced-cost help starts here:

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Tickets for ALL Athletic events available through GoFan.

Season tickets available next week! Students $50 and Adults $100

CEN 10 Basketball

Counselors' Corner

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Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment is an opportunity for students to earn both high school and collegiate credit simultaneously. The Dual Enrollment Informational will provide Centennial families the information necessary for dual enrollment engagement in the 2022-2023 school year. It will feature presentations from Georgia State University and Gwinnett Technical College program coordinators who will discuss eligibility criteria and participation expectations on their respective campuses.

WHEN: January 20, 2022 @ 5:30P-6:30P

HOW: Virtual Engagement HERE

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Upcoming College Visits at Centennial


1/18 10:15am Xavier University (virtual)

1/26 12:15pm Long Island University - apply for free AND learn decision during visit. Scholarships available for high achieving students.

1/27 12:15pm Gwinnett Tech

2/1 9:15am SCAD

2/1 10:15am University of North Georgia

Sign up in Naviance and stop by the Counseling office for a pass.

Juniors - if you are interested in SCAD, this visit is the perfect time to learn about the school and find out what you need for your application portfolio.



These all take place in the College and Career Center. Register in Naviance.

These College Visits are for Seniors AND Juniors. This is the perfect opportunity for Juniors to learn about different Colleges.

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Class of 2022 -Seniors

SENIOR QUOTES:

Seniors, visit the Senior Teams page to access the form to submit your senior quote for the Yearbook. Quote submissions are due by the end of the school day on Tuesday, January 18th.

SENIOR BABY PICTURES:

Seniors, it's time to submit your baby picture for the yearbook!

Email a digital copy of your picture to Mrs. Ma at ma@fultonschools.org with your first and last name.

The deadline to submit a baby picture is Tuesday, January 18th.

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Buy Your 2022 Yearbook! http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01025414

PARENTS OF SENIORS: It’s time to create and purchase your student’s Senior Recognition Ad. Follow this link to create and purchase your ad: https://www.jostens.com/apps/jcom/router.mvc?affiliateId=1029312

9th Grade Residency Requirements

Residency Requirements

Fulton County Schools Board of Education School Admission Policy Requires submission of 2 proof of Residency (from the district -approved list) upon initial enrollment in Fulton County Schools or upon entry into 9th grade. If you have not already do so, please email your 2 Proofs of Residency to Nancy Stickel at stickeln@fultonschools.org.

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Centennial’s IB Diploma Programme Course Registration Info 2022-2023


Centennial’s IB Diploma Programme is open to all rising 11th grade students (current 10th grade students).

To learn more about the IB Diploma Programme and how to register for IB courses for the 2022-2023 school year, see the information below.

IB Parent Night – Spring 2022

When: Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Where: Centennial High School

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Details: IB Parent Night (Spring 2022) will be combined with AP Night. This will be a night to talk to IB Teachers and our IB Student Ambassadors about the IB program. There will be an informative session at the start of the evening detailing the unique differences between IB & AP classes. More info regarding the night will be communicated in January – Stay tuned! 😊

IB Course Registration Process (2022-2023)

1. Setup a meeting with Mrs. Lee in January 2022 (link is open now – see below)

· Student & Parent must be present

· Meeting can be over the phone, virtual through TEAMS or F2F.

· In this meeting we will discuss your student’s IB courses for the 2022-23 school year, your student’s interest in IB and go over expectations for IB courses.

· Note: This meeting supersedes a formal application to the IB Diploma Programme. Centennial’s IB Diploma Programme is open to all students, regardless of current GPA or other restrictions.

2. Mrs. Lee will reach out to your child’s counselor and current 10th grade teachers to let them know to register your student for the selected IB Courses

3. Mrs. Lee will follow up with IB Students/Parents in February to confirm all schedules have been made

Schedule a meeting with Mrs. Lee for January 2022

IB Shadow Days

  • What: Prospective IB Students will have the opportunity to shadow our current IB students in their IB classes.
  • How: Prospective IB Students will get their 10th grade teachers to sign a permission slip in January.
  • Follow up: Prospective IB Students sign up to attend IB Shadow Days using the link below. Mrs. Lee will send the permission slip to the students in January along with the date of the shadow days.

Link to Sign-Up For Shadow Days in January 2022

Please reach Mrs. Lee at LeeTB@fultonschools.org if you have any questions.