Congratulations to the Centura boys golf team for their 2nd place finish at districts. As a team they shot a season low 325. As a result, all 5 team members will participate at the state meet on Tuesday May 23rd and Wednesday May 24th at Meadowlark Hills in Kearney. It was a total team effort, led by Hunter Deines’ 6th place finish with a score of 76. Jackson Noakes just missed out on a top ten finish by tying a personal best of 81. Evan Meyer also tied a personal best of 83. Freshmen Ben Noakes came up big for the team by firing an 85. Freshmen Spencer Meyer, was the only team member to birdie the very difficult par-3 17th hole. Good luck at state men!!!!
The elementary science camp dates are being moved to the week of June 12th. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to explore the fun of chemistry and physics. Please see the flyer below for details. Registrations can be turned into the elementary office. Checks can be made out to Angie Berger.
Elementary awards day will be Thursday, May 18th at 9:00 a.m. This is the day we celebrate many of our students achievements over the year.
The reading challenge celebration for April minutes and for students that met all 7 months of the challenge is May 12th. Students that met April minutes will get to enjoy the bounce house obstacle course. Students that met all 7 months will get that and enjoy a water fight at the end of the day. If your student met all 7 months, be sure to send them to school with a change of clothes and a towel.
We are pleased and excited to announce that author Jonathan Rand will be vising the students at Centura on April 25th from 2:00-3:00 with a kindergarten meet and greet at 1:45. Jonathan is best known for writing the “American Chillers” and “Michigan Chillers” books. He has written over 60 books with more coming soon. Parents and community member are welcome to join us for this special presentation. Book orders will be available prior to his visit.
Mrs. Trumler was surprised on Tuesday morning with a visit from Kent Boughton and the NTV crew. Mr. Boughton was here to present the teacher of the month award to Mrs. Jen Trumler. Mrs. Trumler was nominated by Regan Adams and Ian Zuniga from her 4th grade class. Both students spoke of Mrs. Trumler’s love of her students and how hard she works to make sure the students in her classroom learn. They also wrote about her pets and how they help the students to do a better job in class. We are proud to call Mrs. Trumler our own!!! We are also proud of all the teachers at Centura and excited about the job they do to teach the students of Cairo, Dannebrog, and Boelus.
The PTO will be hosting their annual Friday movie Night. On April 7th starting at 6:30, Centura Elementary families are invited to come watch “James and the Giant Peach’. The doors will open at 6:30, students and parents will have an opportunity to visit the Book Fair one last time. The movie will start promptly at 7:00. PTO is providing Little Caesars pizza, families are asked to bring a side dish to share. We look forward to seeing everyone at the movies.
Centura Public School is interested in knowing the needs of our patrons concerning after school care for your children. Recently, Centura was awarded a grant to start an after school program. We are in the process of defining what that will look like and your answers from the survey will help us create the program that is needed for our district. The Survey is online and you can access it from your email, from the website, or if you don’t have internet access, there are hard copies located in both the HS and elementary offices. We thank you in advance for helping us out with this important planning.
On Thursday March 30th at 6:30 p.m., Centura Elementary will be holding an orientation for students that are eligible to attend kindergarten starting in the fall of 2017. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn about kindergarten expectations, what they can do over the summer to better prepare their student, and a little about the schools policies and procedures. Registration paperwork will also be completed at this time.
Please feel free to bring your student with you. Upon arrival, parents will go to the elementary library for the Kindergarten information and students will go into the kindergarten classrooms to participate in some fun activities. If you are unable to attend, but still have a student that will be a kindergartner next year, please call the school at 308-485-4258, and we can set up a time to meet with you. We hope to see you there.
Centura Bright Beginnings will hold enrollment for the 2017-2018 preschool year on Thursday, March 30th from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm in the preschool room.
Families must bring a copy of their 2016 income tax forms or W2’s for income verification to attach to the application. We need ALL income verified so if you receive any kind of financial assistance, child support, etc. we need copies of that too. Families must bring their child’s certified birth certificate, social security card and immunization record. All of the above documents and the completed application are a MUST to complete your child’s initial enrollment.
If you would like to enroll your child for preschool and are unable to attend enrollment please contact the preschool as soon as possible to schedule a time to come in and complete the application. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the preschool at 485-4465 or 226-2494 ext. 219
Bright Beginnings is comprehensive child development program sponsored by Centura Public School and Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership.
Thank you and we hope to see you at enrollment!
Centura Elementary students spent the day on Thursday, March 2nd to celebrate Dr. Seuss and all of the wonderful books he has given the world to read. The students had a dress up day and a competition was held for “Who Wore It Best?”. Here were the winners: Kindergarten: Lynlee Rathman, 1st: Emma Whitefoot, 2nd: Leighton Weaver, 3rd: Ella Simons, 4th: Hope McDonald, 5th: Lilyana Campbell, 6th: Trace Lessig and the overall winner was Brock Bohling.