District News

Renee Dietz Named 2013 Teacher of the Year

May 17, 2013

Centennial Education Association (CEA) has selected Renee Dietz as the Teacher of the Year. Renee, an Early Childhood Special Educator, once read a quote that said “Don’t work for recognition—do work that is worthy of recognition,” and that is the motto she has always believed in. Renee will be nominated for state-wide honors through Education Minnesota in the fall. Congratulations, Renee!


The District Takes a Look at Changing School Start Times

May 03, 2013

The District proposes changes to school start times and busing schedules, effective 2013-2014. District administration studied the impact of start times on student learning and other school operations, including bus transportation.


alarm clock

Centennial High School Ranks #21 in the State

April 25, 2013

U.S. News & World Report ranked Centennial High School 21st out of 772 schools in the state of Minnesota for its student performance and preparing students for college-level work.


U.S. News & World Report Silver Award

Centennial Students "Solve Their Way" to International Competition (pdf, 127 KB)

April 22, 2013

Centennial students, grades 4-8, have been developing problem-solving skills through the Future Problem Solving Program (FPSP). Two teams landed an opportunity to advance to the international competition to be held at the University of Indiana in June.

girl thinking

Simulated Fatal Accident Drives Home Message to Teens (pdf, 129 KB)

April 05, 2013

A simulated, fatal accident at Centennial High School was designed to drive home a message to teens that it is unsafe to drive while drinking, texting or under the influence of narcotics.


Injured student with police