FREE Meals and Curbside Food Pick-Up Available 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

The United States Department of Agriculture announced an extension for schools to continue serving students under the Summer Feeding Program. Centennial will continue to provide FREE meals through December 31, 2020, or earlier if federal funding runs out. 

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. 

Pick-up days are on WEDNESDAYS beginning September 16, 2020
at the following locations and times:

  • 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.

National Honor Society

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 Centennial High School’s National Honor Society

 General Information:

 The Centennial chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) recognizes outstanding students for their academic achievement as well as their achievements in leadership, service, and character.

 Membership in NHS necessitates a commitment. Apply for membership only if you are willing to attend NHS meetings held on a monthly basis and complete the required minimum number of community service hours (20 for new members and 40 for veteran members).

 Juniors who do not qualify for membership may apply again during the next selection process their senior year, provided that they meet the academic criteria.

 Selection Process:

 Students wishing to be considered for membership must thoroughly fill out a candidate form. In accordance with the Constitution of NHS, five faculty members are appointed annually by the Principal to serve as the NHS Faculty Council. It is their purpose to review the forms, select the new members and consider dismissals of the current members if applicable. The four pillars of NHS are Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.  Each of the four areas receives equal weight in the evaluation process.   


 The student who demonstrates scholarship:

  • Has a cumulative GPA of 3.67 or higher.


The student who exercises leadership (examples include but are not limited to):

  • Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities.
  • Exercises influence on peers upholding school ideals.
  • Is able to delegate responsibilities.
  • Is able to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities.
  • Exemplifies positive attitudes and inspires positive behavior in others in and out of the classroom.
  • Demonstrates academic initiative.
  • Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility.
  • Is thoroughly dependable in any responsibility accepted.


 The student who serves (examples include but are not limited to):

  • Participates in activities for which they do not get paid nor do they directly benefit.
  • Is willing to uphold scholarship and maintain a loyal school attitude.
  • Participates in outside activities such as Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church groups, youth sports, volunteer services for the aged, poor, or disadvantaged, etc.
  • Participates in committee work.
  • Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers and students.
  • Can document a minimum of 75 hours of community service since entering high school.


 The student who demonstrates good character (examples include but are not limited to):

  • Demonstrates academic integrity in all they do.
  • Upholds morality, ethics, and honesty while showing courtesy and concern for other individuals. “Character is doing what is right when nobody is looking.”
  • Does not have any documented violation of discipline protocol or school policies.  Students that are not in compliance with this may be in jeopardy of not being admitted into National Honor Society or may be dismissed if already a member.  School records will be reviewed periodically to ascertain compliance in these areas.

Selection Timeline:

 November                                 Invite letters mailed to all eligible students

November                                  Optional information meetings 

November                                  All materials due 

Nov  - Dec.                                Candidate forms will be scored by Faculty Council

November                                  Leadership evaluation form on candidates sent to all teachers

December                                  Meeting of Faculty Council for final selection

December                                  Final review by Faculty Council and Principal

December                                  Acceptance/Non-acceptance letters mailed

January                                     Induction ceremony                      

Steps to complete the Candidate packet:

  1. Read all material carefully.
  2. Download and complete the candidate form.  This is available below.                         

Candidate Form

  1. Submit two letters of recommendation on your behalf.
    1. The letters should speak to your character
    2. Only one letter may come from a CHS teacher/staff member.
    3. One letter must come from a community member to whom you are not


  1. Submit everything 
NHS Bylaws (pdf, 151 KB)
nhs_candidate_form.pdf (pdf, 27 KB)