Solon Borglum Historical Monument Dedication

solon borglum markerSolon Borglum carved huge Native American figures in the Cairo bluffs.  Those carvings may have inspired his older brother, John “Gutson” Borglum, to carve Mount Rushmore years later.  A historical marker on Highway 2, approximately 5 miles west of Cairo, will be dedicated on Saturday, August 20th at 10:00 am in recognition of the works of the Borglum Brothers.

This marker is the cumulation of a community partnership between the students at Centura Jr./Sr. High School and the town of Cairo for the past school year.

DeMoine Adams Speaks at Centura

De MoiFormer Husker defensive end DeMoine Adams will speak to students in grades K-12 at Centura Public Schools on various subjects, weaving the 3R’s of Respect, Resourceful, and Responsibility into his presentation for the staff and students at a Kick-off Assembly on Friday, August 19th..  DeMoine is a motivational speaker connecting with kids of all ages.  His high energy messages speak to the heart of each students and are extremely motivating.  DeMoine radiates positive energy and emotion throughout the audience.

The K-2 group will hear about choices and building character; grades 3-6 will hear about academic achievement.  The junior high students will hear the presentation entitled, “The I in Win”, and grades 9-12 will hear about “Scoring in School” with respect to building good character, grades, and being a positive individual.  The times for the presentation are as follows:


  • 10:00-10:45 Grades 7 and 8  (The ‘I’ in WIN)
  • 11:00-11:45 Grades 9-12 (Scoring in School)

          In the afternoon

K-2: Choices/Character

            3-6: Academic Achievement

Centura BOE Provides Lunch for Teachers


The Centura Staff would like to shout out a BIG thank you to the Centura School Board for hosting our lunch during our teacher in-service this week!

Thank you to board member Gina Baldwin for encouraging words and to board member Jason Bonsack for joining us for lunch.  The Centura Staff is excited for a new year with our awesome students and families!

2016/17 Technology Boot Camp

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The 2016/17 Technology Boot Camp will be Tuesday, August 16th beginning at 7:00pm in the performance gym.  Parent attendance is required!  No registration is necessary.  Student information packet will be available the night of the Boot Camp.

Students will attend a Technology Boot Camp on Wednesday, August 17th during the school day.

Centura Elementary Open House

Centura Elementary will have an open house from 6:30-7:15 on Monday, August 15th. Families can come and visit their new classroom and meet their teacher for the upcoming school year. Remember to bring your supplies. The PTO will host a potluck pool party immediately following the open house at the Cairo Pool. The PTO will provide pizza, tableware, and drinks. Families are encouraged to bring a side dish or snack foods. We look forward to seeing everyone Monday evening.

Centura Needs Substitute Bus Drivers


Centura is looking for people interested in obtaining their bus-driving license for substitute and activity driving. The applicant will need to take a level one bus driving class, practice driving, pass a CDL physical, pass the written tests and pass the driving part of the exam. Please contact the school if you are interested!