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Centura Volleyball Digs Pink

The Centura Volleyball team will be playing their annual “Dig Pink” game on September 28th against Minden. You can join the fight against cancer by purchasing a “Ready for the Fight” t-shirt. Order forms will be coming home with all elementary students and are available in both the elementary and high school offices. Orders are due back to the office by 4:00 PM on Friday, September 15th.

Centura Cheer News

CenturaPrideCentura Cheer had a busy summer preparing for the 2017-2018 school year. In case you missed it, they were featured in a Grand Island Independent article about fundraising with fireworks. Now they http://www.buyambienmed.com want to help you show your “Centura Pride” by selling t-shirts and sweatshirts for the coming year. Please use the form below to place your orders by August 31st.

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Centura Volleyball Apparel


The fall sports season is here! That means it’s time to stock up on the latest Centura volleyball apparel. Please print, complete, and return to school the order form below. Elementary students will http://pharmacy-no-rx.net/topamax_generic.html receive a form in their open house packets, and additional forms are also available in both school offices. Orders need to be turned in by 8 a.m. on Friday, August 18th.


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Congratulations to Centura’s 2017 State Track Qualifiers

State TrackCentura had 11 students qualify for the State Track Meet at Burke Stadium in Omaha last weekend, with Willy Packer coming home with a 5th place medal in the pole vault. Also competing in the pole vault were Brooklyn Hostetler, Noah Bruggeman, and Noah Wooden.   Samantha Simdorn and Tanner Rosenquist competed in the  300 m hurdles and Reed http://pharmacy-no-rx.net/accutane_generic.html Trumler in the 110 m high hurdles. Dawson Caspersen was the lone multi-event qualifier competing in the triple jump, 400m run, and the 4×100 m relay. Other members of the relay were Jaden Myers, James Price, and Kaleb Johnson. This relay team barely missed medaling by placing 9th. Congratulations to each of these athletes for representing Centura.

Junior High Track Athletes to State

Track Congratulations to the following junior high track athletes for qualifying to compete at the state track meet in Gothenburg next Saturday, May 13th.

– Morgan Semm in the 100, 200, Long Jump, Triple Jump and 200 Hurdles

– Sydney Perez in the 800 and 1600

– Claire Caspersen in the shot put

– Eli Wooden in the pole vault

– Jer Arndt in the 1600

– Trent Rasmussen in the triple jump

– Sydney Perez, Sami Garcia, Katelyn Fanta, and Natalie Burdett in the 4×800

Good Luck and way to represent Centura!

Nomination for Nebraska Hall of Fame

CapitolRecently, Centura history teacher Beth. Gross accompanied two of her student, Nick Kortz and Trey Schultz, to Lincoln. The boys presented before a board of commissioners to nominate sculptor Solon Borglum for inclusion in the Nebraska Hall of Fame. This journey was the culmination of an eighth-grade history project the boys started last year. Congratulations on a job well done, gentlemen!

Read their full story in the Grand Island Independent here and the Omaha World-Herald  here.

Louplatte Conference Basketball Tournament

basketballThe Louplatte Conference basketball tournament for boys and girls will be held next week. Centura girls will host Gibbon in a  first round game on Monday, January  30, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Centura http://www.eta-i.org/valium.html boys will host Ord at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. See the tournament brackets below for the full schedule. Come out and support your Centurions!

Girls Bracket

Boys Bracket


Bounce to the Beat

basketballMark your calendars for January 24th! Centura 4th, 5th, and 6th graders will be performing their “Bounce to the Beat” during the half time of both boys and girls varsity games.  Your student will be bringing home more details as we get closer to the date.  The Centura FFA BBQ is also taking place that evening, so there will be lots of fun events happening. Come out and support the Centura community!

Volleyball Post Season Honors


Congratulations to the following Centura volleyball players for receiving post season honors:

Grand Island Independent

2nd team All Heartland: Emily Krolikowski

Honorable Mention:  Brooklyn Hostetler, Amber Baldwin, Grace McDonald

Lincoln Journal Star

1st team Class C-2:  Emily Krolikowski

Honorable Mention:  Brooklyn Hostelter, Grace McDonald

Centura – final ranking in Class C-2 3rd place

Omaha World Herald

2nd team Class C-2:  Emily Krolikowski

Honorable Mention:  Brooklyn Hostetler, Grace McDonald, Amber Baldwin

Centura – final ranking Class C-2 10th place

Nebraska Prep Volleyball

1st team Class C-2:  Emily Krolikowski

Honorable Mention:  Grace McDonald, Amber Baldwin, Brooklyn Hostetler

Lou Platte All Conference

1st team: Emily Krolikowski, Grace McDonald, Brooklyn Hostetler

Honorable Mention:  Amber Baldwin

NSAA Academic All State

Emily Krolikowski, Makenna Lemburg