Eight students in grades 5th-8th grade competed at the Howard County Spelling Bee hosted by St. Libory. Each participant had to spell 50 words in the written round and those that received 80% or higher, or were in the top 3 of their grade would get to compete in the oral spelling round. Bladen Garcia received 3rd place overall in the oral spelling round and Ivan Baldwin was the top overall 5th grade speller. Congratulations to all of the students that competed!
Ivan Baldwin – Oral round competitor
Hope McDonald – Oral round competitor
Bladen Garcia – Oral round competitor
Students at Centura Elementary and Centura High School were recognized for their achievement in academic excellence. 215 students met at least one of the achievement criteria. The criteria consisted of being in the top 25% on the MAP reading, math, or science tests, excelling on the state NSCAS test, and for juniors achieved an ACT composite of a 23 or higher. Of the 215 students recognized, 54 of them met every single assessment criteria. Great job Centurions!!!
We will be offering round 2 of chess club starting Nov. 26th. This is open to all 2nd-8th grade students, we will again be accepting 20 students. Students that didn’t get into the first round will have first preference.
We will also have a holiday themed crafting and cooking club that will meet twice a week during the weeks of Nov. 26th and Dec. 3rd. This is open to K-6th grade students and we will accept up to 20 kiddos.
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The PTO will be hosting a Soup Supper and Bingo Night on Friday, November 16th from 5:30-8:30. The cost is a free will donation, there will be chili and chicken noodle, along with some other items. Each family will get 6 Bingo cards and additional cards can be bought for $1. There will be prizes for all winners. We look forward to a fun night for our Elementary families.
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Chess club for 2nd-8th grade students will start October 15th. Chess Club is an opportunity for students with no chess ability and for the experienced player. Students will learn how to make chess moves and about the strategy of the game. The first 20 students will be admitted into the club. Chess Club will meet Oct. 15th, Oct. 22nd, Oct. 29th, and Nov. 5th. Please complete the form and return to school. Thank you.
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There will be a Math Parent Night on Tuesday, September 18th from 6:30 – 7:15 for parents with students in grades K – 8. This will be an opportunity for parents to learn more about our new math resources and how they can access tools to help their child at home. There will be snacks and door prizes!!! We look forward to seeing you there!!!
Elementary Parents, there is a PTO meeting tonight at the Vault in Cairo. Come join us at 6:30. The PTO is such an important part of Centura and the success of our students. We look forward to seeing you!!!
The Centura Extended Learning Program (after school program) will be starting next Tuesday, Sept. 4th. We are looking forward to another fun year of extended learning. There is still time to enroll your students, so please contact the school. The cost is $5 a month, or $45 for the year. If the money is of concern for your family, please contact Mr. Bohling and he can help you out. Thank you.
The Centura Extended Learning Program will be starting Tuesday, September 4th. Sign up is due by Thursday, August 30th. Forms are available in the elementary office, or you can call Bonnie to have one sent home. It is a fantastic program for kids to learn about new things in the areas of agriculture, technology, and family consumer sciences, among many other fun things. If you have questions, you can call the school.
Centura Youth Football: There will be a Centura Youth Football meeting and sign-up on Monday, August 20th at 6pm in the Cafeteria. All students in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade interested in participating in the Centura Youth Football program should attend with a parent or guardian. New this year, all students in grades Kindergarten through 4th grade will participate in a flag football league. All students in grades 5th and 6th will participate in a tackle football league.