Barrett Selden, Centura Student Council Vice President presenting the Flag of Valor to Mrs. Holcomb, principal.
Centura Public Schools recognized and honored veterans from the surrounding area on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The band recognized each branch of the service with an Armed Forces Salute; veteran guests stood as their branch anthem was played.
Boys and Girls State representatives, Heather Hewitt, Boelus; Noah Bruggeman, Barrett Selden, and Emily Serr, Dannebrog; and Abby Hadenfeldt, Cairo shared their experiences from this past summer.
Guest speaker was Bill Crosier, who served in the US Army from 1964-1967, and is the National Executive Committeeman for the American Legion State of Nebraska.
Members of the Centura Student Council presented a wooden flag to the school made by Flags of Valor, a veteran-owned, veteran-operated, veteran-made company that employs veterans, raising money for veteran and first-responder charities.
The Junior and Senior High Choir performed a celebration of songs to honor veterans, and students from the Media Class showed a video tribute for all veterans.
A meal, prepared by the kitchen staff, was served by the Senior Class to approximately 60 veterans and their guests.
There will be a Senior Parent Meeting on Wednesday, October 18th, at 6 pm in the Little Theater. Items discussed will include the FAFSA, scholarships, college information, and other information important for Seniors. If you cannot attend, please contact Mrs. Carpenter for information. Continue reading →
Parents: things you can do to help your child start the year off right are listed below: Help your child make a daily to-do list. Identify what needs to be done over the next 24 hour including homework, house chores, and activity practices. Check in with your child about the list. Review what was done […] Continue reading →
ACT Prep Class will be offered on the Grand Island Campus of CCC. This class is offered Monday nights from 7-8:30 pm starting Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 through Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. If you are interested in registering your son/daughter for this class, contact Mrs. Carpenter, guidance counselor, for a registration form. Continue reading →
CENTURA HS WINS TEEN DRIVER SAFETY AWARD For the second year in a row, Centura High School won first place and a $1,000 cash award for their efforts in promoting safe driving amongst students. Second place went to Malcom High School with a $500 cash award, and third place went to Fullerton High School with […] Continue reading →
The Centura Student Council, in conjunction with the Teens in the Driver Seat Program, focused on Driver Distractions during the month of February. Media announcements were put on Centura Vision, new posters were placed through the school, and a video presentation was presented to all students in grades 7-12. Students received a Valentine with a […] Continue reading →
The Centura Student Council is 23 members strong, with their focus on Teens in the Driver Seat, service projects, Veterans’ Day Program, Jeans for Troops, and Toys for Tots this school year. Officers are Makenna Lemburg, President; Emily Krolikowski, Vice-President; and Grace McDonald, Secretary. Seatbelt safety will be their focus in Sept./Oct., observing students as […] Continue reading →