FREE Meals and Curbside Food Pick-Up on Wednesdays for ALL Students

Free meals and curbside pick-up are available for all children ages 18 and younger.

Updated Information on FREE Meals and Meal Pick-Ups

Centennial will continue to provide FREE meals through December 23, 2020, or earlier if federal funding runs out. You can pick up meals even on days students do not have school (October 7 and November 11).

Hybrid Learners

Students, ages 18 and younger regardless of eligibility, may receive FREE meals when learning in-person at school.

All families of hybrid learners may pick up three (3) FREE meals on WEDNESDAYS for those days students are learning remotely. Meals are for all children 18 years and younger regardless of eligibility or what district children attend. Your student does not need to be present with you when you pick up meals and a neighbor or friend can also pick up for you. Let staff know you have hybrid learners and you need bulked meals for three (3) days.

Distance Learners

All families of distance learners may pick up five (5) FREE meals on WEDNESDAYS for all children 18 years and younger regardless of eligibility or what district children attend. Your student does not need to be present with you when you pick up meals and a neighbor or friend can also pick up for you. Let the staff know you will need bulked meals for five (5) days. 

Curbside Pick-Up Every Wednesday!
Families may pick up FREE meals every Wednesday, even on days there is no school for students. Let staff know if you need a three (3) meal pack for hybrid learners or a five (5) meal pack for distance learners.

Pick-up days are on WEDNESDAYS—even on days there is no school for students!

Blue Heron Elementary, 405 Elm St, Lino Lakes, MN 55014: 10:30am-12:30pm
Centerville Elementary, 1721 Westview, Centerville, MN 55038: 10:30am-12:30pm
Golden Lake Elementary, 1 School Rd, Circle Pines, MN 55014: 10:30am-12:30pm
Rice Lake Elementary, 575 Birch St, Lino Lakes, MN 55014: 10:30am-12:30pm
Centennial High School (West Building), 4757 North Rd, Circle Pines, MN 55014: 10:30am-12:30pm
Centennial Middle School, 399 Elm Street, Lino Lakes, MN 55014: 3:30pm-5:30pm

Menus will be posted online here or download the Nutrislice app (search for ISD 12).

Click here for commonly asked questions.

If you have further questions or need any special diet requests please contact or (763) 792-5423.

Planning for the 2020-2021 School Year

Governor Announces Safe Learning Plan for Opening Schools

See the Governor's Executive Order here.

Centennial's 2020-2021 Back-to-School Plan

Local health data and the learning model
The Governor's Safe Learning Plan relies on local health data to determine what learning model will be used. Find State health data here districts use to determine the learning model.

When our local health conditions change, any school within the Centennial School District, or the entire district, may have to move between any of the three learning models: in-person, hybrid, or distance learning at any point during the school year as directed by the State.

Learn what model other districts are using for instruction

Learning Model Reporting
Under Minnesota’s Safe Learning Plan, as outlined in Executive Order 20-82, school districts and charter schools must report to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) which learning model(s) they are implementing during the 2020-21 school year. This includes reporting the learning model(s) being implemented at the start of the school year and notifying MDE within 24 hours of any change in learning model. MDE has developed a Learning Model Portal where schools report this information.

Safe Learning Model Dashboard
This dashboard allows users to view state- and district-level data on learning model implementation. Users can view an interactive map, and have the option to filter the data by school district or charter school name, learning model type, grade level and effective date. The dashboard also includes a bar graph and a table showing breakdowns of the data by grade level and by district or charter school name. Enter the Safe Learning Model Dashboard.

Safe Learning Model Look-Up
This searchable database allows users to look up learning model data using district or school name, or by entering any address to pull information on local schools. In this system, users can view school district- and school-level data. Enter the Safe Learning Model Look-Up system.

School Board Approval

The School Board approved the hybrid learning model on August 6, 2020 to begin the school year. All students will return to a hybrid model of learning of two days in-person, in school, and three days learning remotely at home each week. We know it is important to have students back in the classroom. The hybrid model balances the need to get students back to school with the public health crisis our world is facing.

We made the hybrid learning decision because we know we can keep our schools and classrooms safer with fewer people in them. We believe the safety measures and protocols in place better align with the hybrid model than other learning models. We are monitoring the number of cases in Anoka County and are seeing growth. Knowing these numbers are changing, we need to be prepared, as the Governor stated, to move between models based on the data. We also surveyed our employees to assess their plans on working during these unprecedented times. We need to have the appropriate level of staff to teach and support the model of learning.

Board Presentation: 2020 Fall Plan (Includes Survey Results)

Information on Learning Models: Click on the links below to learn more about the three learning models the Governor directed school districts to create so we are prepared  All-back, Hybrid, and Distance Learning.