Greetings Centennial Families...Friday, October 23 is the end of 1st quarter. Our quarterly assembly will be virtual and will be for staff and students only. If your student is a recipient of a Star Citizen award you will be contacted by the teacher and a certificate and medal will come home tomorrow. The assembly will be available to view by all parents by the end of next week. Also, remember there is no school for students on Monday, October 26. Report cards will go home with students in Friday folders on 10/30. The Halloween parade and parties will be on 10/30. Parents are not able to attend but we will share pictures. Thank you for your understanding.
Centennial Families...a special thanks to the Centennial PAC for providing a reusable water bottle for each student. These water bottles are hand wash only. The staff and students are so thankful for the PAC's kindness and generosity. Stay hydrated!
Centennial Families...reminder that Parent-Teacher Conferences are Tuesday, 9/29 from 4-7:30 pm and on Thursday, 10/1 from 1-7:30 pm. These are scheduled conferences so you must come at your assigned time. Remember only one parent and the student may come to the conference. If you have back to back conferences you may bring the other students but they must sit in the middle of the gym and socially distance. If you don't know your conference time, please call the office at 402-563-8180. Wednesday, 9/30 is a regular dismissal day at 3:25. No school for students on Thursday, 10/1 and Friday, 10/2.
CPS Families: We have been made aware that some may be receiving duplicate messages from the district and/or school buildings. We are working to get this issue resolved. Please don't disconnect as we work on a fix as this is the main communication method used.
Hi Centennial Stars! Reminder of the Facebook Live event at 7pm tonight to hear from Dr. L about the Return to School. Teachers are working hard to get things ready for the students. Look for more info to come soon
Today is the last day to register your 3rd-12th grade student for the CPS Basketball Virtual Shooting Challenge. The cost is $25 and you can register online at: https://bit.ly/3hgAYcX REGISTRATION CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT
CN: Due to the rain/ice on Thursday, cookie dough fundraiser delivery has moved to Wednesday, April 1st from 4:30-5:30 PM. Food orders will be organized alphabetically for curbside pick up. Pull up to your assigned area in the drop off lane. We will load it into your vehicle.
Reminder that parents may pick up student ipads, learning materials and student belongings on Thursday, 3/26 from 8-11 AM & 4-7 PM and on Friday, 3/27 from 12-3 PM. Please park in parking lot and walk up to pick up materials. The drive thru lane is for lunch pick up only.
At the recommendation of ECDHD, Columbus Public School Buildings will remain closed, and we will begin extended learning on March 30th through April 30th. For more information and details visit https://www.columbuspublicschools.org/article/218236?org=district-administration
Starting at 2 PM, Centennial Staff is having a parade of cars driving through neighborhood streets. Please help your child be on the lookout for us! Just listen for the noise and come to the window or step outside and wave. Can't wait to see the kiddos! Have a great day!!!
Centennial Families: Parents may pick up student ipads, learning materials and student belongings on Thursday, 3/26 from 8-11 AM & 4-7 PM and on Friday, 3/27 from 12-3 PM.
Reminder: Lunch and breakfast bags are available from 10-1. It may be cold out be we are open for business. Stop by and grab some food. All kids welcome!!!
Update: All school buildings are closed to the general public except for deliveries at this time. Kindergarten registration is suspended as well at this time. Lunch for students will begin on Thursday. More details will be released soon.
We continue to monitor COVID-19. An administrator conference call is at 2pm with State/Local officials. We will finalize planning & additional messaging will be sent this evening. We encourage parents to begin thinking about childcare if we should close or told to shut down.
CPS Community, please follow this link to the CPS parent letter that was sent out via remind this evening. This situation is ever changing and we will continue to provide updates as we have more information. https://5il.co/dpw2
Centennial Families...Reminder that there is no school for students from March 9-16 for Spring Break. School will resume on Tuesday, March 17. Have a safe and happy Spring Break!!!
Centennial Families...Reminder that the Fundraiser Packets are due back to school today, Tuesday, March 3. Thanks for all of your help and support of the Centennial PAC.
Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on March 2nd and run through March 6th from 10am-6pm at the CPS Student Center. The student center is located at 2563 44th Ave. Appointments are not necessary during this designated time for registration. Days have been assigned as follows: Tuesday, March 3rd - Centennial Questions? Please contact Tami Altstadt, Registrar at 402-278-1580 x 12753.
Centennial Families...Reminder that the Fundraiser Packets are due back to school on Tuesday, March 3. Thanks for all of your help and support of the Centennial PAC. Have a great weekend!
Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021 school year has been announced. Visit https://www.columbuspublicschools.org/article/193399?org=district-administration for all of the details.
Centennial PAC is sponsoring a cookie dough/food fundraiser. Packets will be sent home with students on 2/17 and will be due back on 3/3. There are prizes for selling items and each student that sells 10 items will be entered into a drawing to win a Razor Electric Scooter.
Reminder that today, 2/12 is a full day for elementary students. Dismissal is at 3:25. There is NO SCHOOL for students on Thursday, 2/13 and Friday, 2/14. PTC continues on Thursday, 2/13 from 1:00-7:30 PM.
Reminder: Elementary Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 4:00-7:30 PM and Thursday, Feb. 13 from 1:00-7:30 PM. Hope to seeyou there!!! Also, there is no after-school program on Tuesday due to conferences.
Elementary Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 4:00-7:30 PM and Thursday, Feb. 13 from 1:00-7:30 PM. A note with conference information will be coming home with students in Friday Folders. Hope to see you there!!!
Centennial Families: Reminder that there is an Early Dismissal for elementary students at 11:45 AM on Friday, 2/7.
Reminder: The Centennial PAC meeting will be Tuesday, February 4th at 6:30 PM in the library. Hope to see you there.
Dr. Loeffelholz & Mr. Luebbe have accepted the Random Acts of Kindness challenge from Dr. Alder. Share your kindness photos and videos on our facebook page! Watch Friday night's challenge at the link below! https://www.facebook.com/ColumbusPublicSchools/videos/191333925399113/
Reminder: Runza night for Centennial is tonight from 4-8 PM. Stop in for a bite or grab something to go and help support the Centennial PAC. Stay warm and drive safe!!!
Runza night for Centennial is Thursday, January 23 from 4-8 PM. Stop in for a bite or grab something to go and help support the Centennial PAC. Stay warm and drive safe!!!
Snow day today. No school for students. Stay home and stay warm. Have a great weekend!!!
Happy Holidays from the Centennial Staff. We will see you back on January 6th.
Centennial Elementary is pleased to welcome Olivia Michael to our staff. She will be our new 1st Grade teacher as we expand from 3 sections to 4. Parents of students moving to her classroom will be notified by letter today. If you have any questions, please give us a call.
The Centennial T-Shirt order is in. Shirts/sweatshirts will be sent home with students today. If you have any questions, please give us a call. Thanks.
There are a lot of unclaimed items in our lost and found. If you are missing something, please stop by to look through our collection of coats, hats, mittens, sweatshirts, etc. We also have some prescription glasses in the office. Items not claimed by 12/13 will be donated.
The Centennial PAC meeting is Tuesday, 12/3 at 7:30 pm. The meeting, originally scheduled for 6:30 pm, has been rescheduled to 7:30 pm. Hope to see you there.
Due to increasing snowfall that is to begin around 3:00pm tomorrow, Centennial will have a 2:15 dismissal tomorrow. We will not have school Wednesday-Friday. Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving. School will resume on Monday, Dec. 2nd.
The 2nd Grade Field Trip to GI that was scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed due to a Winter Storm Warning. The trip has been rescheduled for Monday, December 9th.
Reminder that the Centennial T-Shirt order forms are due today. You can order online as well at: https://centennialelementary.itemorder.com Online orders are due Sunday night. Thanks for supporting Centennial. Wear your maroon proudly!!!
Reminder that the Centennial T-Shirt order forms are due on Friday. Online orders are due on Sunday. In addition to Centennial gear you can also order Discoverer gear. Show your school spirit by wearing your maroon proudly!!!
Arby's Night for Centennial Elementary is Tuesday, 11/19 from 5-8 pm. Remember to say you are from Centennial. Get some good food and help support the Centennial PAC.
Reminder that the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade Music Concert is on Tuesday, 11/12/19 at 7 pm at Columbus Middle School. Please use the East Activity Entrance. Hope to see you all there!
On this Veteran's Day, Centennial Elementary salutes all those who have served and continue to serve our country. Thank you for your service!
Centennial T-Shirt order forms are coming home with students today. You have the option of returning the order or ordering online. In addition to Centennial gear you can also order Discoverer gear. Show your school spirit by wearing your maroon proudly!!!
The Centennial PAC meeting will be Tuesday, November 5th at 6:30 in the library. Hope to see you there.
The Halloween Parade/Classroom Party will be on Thursday, Oct. 31. Students may start getting costumes on at 2 pm with the parade at 2:15 and classroom parties to follow. Reminder, that costumes must be school appropriate. No bloody/violent costumes, weapons or scary costumes.
Parents...looks like we resolved our phone issues. Things should be working now but if you cannot get through and need immediate assistance, call 402-563-7000.
Parents...the phone system is down at Centennial. We cannot make outgoing calls or receive incoming calls. If you require immediate assistance, please call 402-563-7000 and they can forward the message to us. Sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks!!!
Reminder that Red Ribbon Week is next week. We encourage students to participate in dress up days. Monday, October 21: We’re tired of drugs - Wear your pajamas Tuesday, October 22: Friends don’t let friends do drugs - Dress like twins or dress alike with your friends Wednesday, October 23: Drugs are whack - Wear mismatched clothes, crazy hair, or crazy socks Thursday, October 24: Don’t let drugs hide who you are - Wear camo or bright colors Friday, October 25: Live Red - Wear red
Tonight is Centennial Night at Valentino's from 4:30-8:30 pm. A portion of all orders (dine-in, carry out or deliver) during that time will be donated to the Centennial PAC. Hope to see you there!!!
Early Childhood Education community discussions will take place October 7 & 8 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm at Columbus Middle School. We hope that many from the Columbus community will attend to discuss current needs and challenges that our community is facing. RSVP http://bit.ly/2lmT5pe
Reminder that the October PAC meeting is tonight at 6:30 pm in the Centennial Library. Hope to see you there!
Reminder that we have a full day of school today - 3:25 dismissal. There is no school for students on Thursday, 9/26 and Friday, 9/27. Parent-Teacher Conferences will be on Thursday, 9/26 from 1:00-7:30 pm. The Book Fair will be open during conferences until 7:00 pm.
Parent-Teacher Conference Schedule: Tuesday, 9/24 - 4:00 - 7:30 PM Thursday, 9/26 - 1:00 - 4:00 & 4:30 - 7:30 PM Book Fair will be going on both nights. No School for students on 9/26-27.
Reminder that Picture Day is tomorrow, Friday, 9/13 at Centennial. Say cheese!!!
Thanks to all of the students, parents and staff for a wonderful Centennial Family Picnic. It was a great success. We went through 49 pizzas, 200 cookies, and about 5 jugs of juice or water. Thanks for all that you do and have a wonderful weekend!!!
Greetings Centennial Families, Reminder that the Centennial Family Picnic will be on Friday, Sept. 6 from 5:30-7:30 pm at Centennial Elementary. PAC is providing pizza, a cookie, and a drink while supplies last. Bring your lawn chairs. Hope to see you tomorrow night. Mr. Luebbe
There will be no school on Monday, Sept 2 for Labor Day.
The first Centennial PAC (Parent Advisory Council) will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 6:30 pm in the Centennial Library. Please join us.
The Centennial Family Picnic will be on Friday, Sept. 6 from 5:30-7:30 pm at the school, not the park. Pizza, a cookie and a drink will be provided by the PAC while supplies last. Bring your lawn chairs to sit outside. A note should be coming home with your child this week.
Centennial Families, Reminder that there is an early dismissal today at 2:15 pm. Thanks! Mr. Luebbe
Centennial Stars - Reminder that Open House is tonight, Monday, August 12th from 5:30-6:30 pm. The first day of school for 1st-4th is tomorrow, Tuesday, August 13th from 8:00-11:45 am. Welcome Back!!! We are so excited about the 2019-20 school year.
Centennial Open House will be on Monday, August 12 from 5:30-6:30 pm. We look forward to seeing everyone!!!
May 23rd is our last day of school. Please remember that students will be dismissed at 12:00. I want to thank all of our parents for helping us have a successful year. Thank you for being a part of our Centennial school family!
Our Track & Field event is scheduled for Friday afternoon, May 17th. The event will begin at 12:45.
Our Student Council hosted a fundraiser to raise money for local community members who were impacted by the recent floods. Student Council raised $685! We want to thank our wonderful Centennial students and staff for their generosity in helping those in need.
PAC is hosting a fundraiser at Arby's Restaurant tonight, Tuesday - April 2nd, from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Arby's will donate 20% of their dine in and drive through sales to our school. Please join us at Arby's if you can!
Due to the recent flooding and road conditions, the 4th grade field trip scheduled for Monday, March 25th, has been cancelled. The field trip will be rescheduled.
Due to the recent flooding and road conditions, the 3rd grade field trip to Henry Doorly Zoo on Thursday, March 21st, has been cancelled. The field trip will be rescheduled for a later date.
We look forward to seeing students on Tuesday, March 19th! Report cards will be sent home with students on Friday, March 22nd.
PowerSchool will be down for about an hour starting at 5 p.m. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Please remember that students will be on spring break from March 11th through March 18th. School will resume on Tuesday, March 19th. Enjoy your spring break!
Due to the weather, our fundraiser items will be delivered on Friday, March 8th. If your child sold items during our recent fundraiser, please pick up your orders between 3:15-6:00 on Friday.
No school for Columbus Public School students today. Required staff are to report.
Our fundraiser orders will be delivered on Thursday, March 7th. If your child sold items during our recent fundraiser, please come to the gym after school on Thursday to pick up your orders. Thank you!!
Our quarterly PAC meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the school library. We hope you will be able to attend.
On February 20, Columbus Public Schools will not be in session due to inclement weather conditions. School buildings will not be open, breakfast and lunch will not be served, and there will be no After School Program or extracurricular practices or rehearsals. Please go to the Columbus Public Schools District Facebook page for weather-related school closing updates. Spanish-language version: El 20 de febrero, las Escuelas Públicas de Columbus no van a tener clases debido al mal clima. Las escuelas van a estar cerradas, no vamos a dar desayuno ni comida, y no tendremos el Programa Después de Clase ni ensayos o prácticas extracurriculares. Por favor vaya a la página de Facebook del Distrito de las Escuelas Públicas de Columbus para ver informes sobre el cierre de clases debido al clima.
Students will have a full day of school on Wednesday, Feb. 13th, with a 3:25 dismissal. There is no school for students on Thursday or Friday.
Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for 4:30-8:00 pm on Tuesday and from 1:00-8:00 pm on Thursday. We look forward to seeing you!
Please remember that students will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8th. There will be no morning preschool classes.
Our PAC fundraiser will end on Mon, Feb. 4th. Our PAC group will use the profits from this fundraiser to purchase items for our students such as playground equipment and books for our One School One Book event. Thank you for your supporting our fundraiser and our school.
Our PAC group is hosting a fundraiser at Runza restaurant on Wednesday, January 30th fro 5:00-8:00 pm. During these hours Runza will donate 15% of all dine in and drive through sales to our school.
Our PAC fundraiser is underway. Our fundraiser runs from January 25th to February 4th.
Columbus Public Schools will remain open today with students being dismissed at the regular time. As in all inclement weather events, parents can choose to check out and pick up their children early. If another adult or sibling is picking up your child, you must please call the school to let them know who that person is.
2019 Jam the Gym Diamond Dance Camp is from 9 a.m.-noon January 19 at CHS. The clinic is open to K-6th students. The performance is Jan. 20 beginning at 2 p.m. Registrations are due by Jan. 4. For more information, contact Kassie Neujahr at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our December PAC meeting will be on Tuesday evening, Dec. 11th, at 6:30 p.m. We hope to see you there!
Students will have only two days of school this week due to the holiday break. There is no school on Nov. 21st-23rd. Happy Thanksgiving!
Our 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade students will perform their music program on Tuesday evening, November 13. The program will be at the middle school auditorium and will begin at 7:00. Students should arrive by 6:45. We look forward to seeing you at the program!
All Centennial students can bring a costume to school and wear it during their Halloween party. Our preschool - 2nd grade students walk in the costume parade while our 3rd and 4th grade students watch the parade.
Halloween Parties on Wednesday
Centennial students will be celebrating Halloween on Wednesday. The costume parade for preschool through 2nd grade will begin at 1:15. Classroom parties will be from 1:30-2:00. Students will be dismissed at 2:15 on Wednesday.
Thank you to our PAC group for purchasing individual headphones for our students. We appreciate your support!