Upcoming events

How is it May already?!?

Thursday, May 2nd
Ms. Nancy and Ms. Monica’s crew K/1 and 1st Grade Program
Call 5:30 p.m.; program 6:00 p.m. in Auditorium

Friday, May 3rd
1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading.

Thursday, May 9th
Carnival – see weekly email for more details
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on the playground

Friday, May 10th
NO SCHOOL – non-student contact day

Monday, May 13th
Health & Wellness committee – 4:00 p.m., room 137

Wednesday, May 15th
Diversity & Inclusivity committee – 4:00 p.m. in the library

Tuesday, May 21st
Collaborative School Committee (CSC) meeting
Library, 5:30 p.m.

PTA meeting
Library, 6:30 p.m.
Please join us – all are welcome! Childcare is provided. Not able to be there in person? Call in!
Dial-in number: 605-472-5711
Access code: 977888#
https://fccdl.in/i/centennial_family
Join the online meeting:
https://join.freeconferencecall.com/centennial_family

Thursday, May 23rd
Celebration of Learning
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Kindergarten (Ms. Lisa and Ms. Jessica) Mini-Performance
At Celebration of Learning either in Ms. Lisa or Ms. Jessica’s room – Exact location and time TBA

Friday, May 24th
Community coffee chat – 8:15 a.m.
Get highlights from the CSC and PTA meetings as well as visit with the school administration. Meet after drop-off in the school cafeteria.

Monday, May 27th
NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 28th
Field Day

Thursday, May 30th
5th Grade Continuation
8:30 a.m.

Community Circle

Friday, May 30th
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – 1/2 day

Upcoming events

Happy Spring! Coming up in April . . .

Monday, April 1st
NO SCHOOL – Non-student contact day

Tuesday, April 2nd – Friday, April 26th
CMAS testing

Friday, April 5th
1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading.

Monday, April 8th
Health & Wellness committee – 4:00 p.m., room 137

Usborne Book Fair
Auditorium, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 9th
ELA-PAC meeting
5:00 – 5:30 p.m., Library

Family Night
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Family Potluck
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Details coming soon!

Usborne Book Fair
Auditorium, 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10th
Usborne Book Fair
Auditorium, 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 11th
2nd Grade Folk Dance Social
Gym, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Call 5:30 p.m.)

Usborne Book Fair
Auditorium, 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Friday, April 12th
Usborne Book Fair
Auditorium, 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 16th
Collaborative School Committee (CSC) meeting
Library, 5:30 p.m.

PTA meeting
Library, 6:30 p.m.
Please join us – all are welcome! Childcare is provided. Not able to be there in person? Call in!
Dial-in number: 605-472-5711
Access code: 977888#
https://fccdl.in/i/centennial_family
Join the online meeting:
https://join.freeconferencecall.com/centennial_family

Wednesday, April 17th
Diversity & Inclusivity committee – 4:00 p.m. in the library

Friday, April 19th
Community coffee chat – 8:15 a.m.
Get highlights from the CSC and PTA meetings as well as visit with the school administration. Meet after drop-off in the school cafeteria.

Wednesday, April 24th
Community Circle
2nd – 5th 2:15 – 2:45pm
ECE – 1st 3:00 – 3:30pm

Thursday, April 25th
Mr. Chris, Ms. Sara’s, and Ms. Kate’s crew K/1 and 1st Grade Program
Auditorium, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Call 5:30 p.m.)

Centennial Singers Spring Concert
Auditorium, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Upcoming events

Coming up in March . . .

Friday, March 1st
NO SCHOOL – ECE ONLY

1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading.

Monday, March 4th
NO SCHOOL – Non-student contact day

Wednesday, March 6th
Family Night
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Family Potluck: Bring a dish representing your family’s culture or a tradition
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Students, parents and staff will have an opportunity to experience an interactive, live art artist, Armando Silva. The Diversity & Inclusivity and Health and Wellness Committees are proud bring this local artist to not only share his artistic talents with us, but thoughts around community, family, the importance of storytelling, and his experience growing up as a student in Colorado.

Friday, March 8th
NO SCHOOL – Student led conferences
Watch for information from you teacher as to conference times and sign up.

Monday, March 11th
Health & Wellness committee – 4:00 p.m., room 137

Thursday, March 14th
4/5 and 5th grade crews (ALL except 4th grade Ms. Lauren’s crew) Music Program and Art Show
Call 5:30 p.m., in the auditorium

Friday, March 15th
Author visit with Jonathan Stutzman, ECE – 2nd grade crews
1:45 p.m. in the auditorium

Saturday, March 16th
4th Annual Centennial Soiree – 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Highlands United Methodist Church, 3131 Osceola St.
Heroes vs. Villains edition! Centennial’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Drinks, snacks and dessert included. Tickets available here: https://mkt.com/centennial-elementary

Tuesday, March 19th
Community Circle
Hosted this month by the Kindergarten Crews.
8:30 a.m. – 2nd – 5th grades
9:10 a.m. – ECE – 1st grade

PTA meeting
Library, 6:30 p.m.
Please join us – all are welcome! Childcare is provided. Not able to be there in person? Call in!
Dial-in number: 605-472-5711
Access code: 977888#
https://fccdl.in/i/centennial_family
Join the online meeting:
https://join.freeconferencecall.com/centennial_family

Wednesday, March 20th
Diversity & Inclusivity committee – 4:00 p.m. in the library

Friday, March 22nd
Community coffee chat – 8:15 a.m.
Get highlights from the CSC and PTA meetings as well as visit with the school administration. Meet after drop-off in the school cafeteria.

Monday, March 25th – Friday, March 28th
NO SCHOOL – SPRING BREAK

Monday, April 1st
NO SCHOOL – Non-student contact day

Upcoming events

Coming up in February . . .

Friday, February 1st
NO SCHOOL – non-student contact day

Tuesday, February 5th
Collaborative School Committee (CSC)/a> meeting – 5:30 p.m. in the library
Learn more about the budget process for the 2019-2020 school year.

Friday, February 8th
1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading.

Friday, February 15th
1st round of school choice closes

Monday, February 18th
NO SCHOOL – President’s Day

Tuesday, February 19th
NO SCHOOL – non-student contact day

PTA meeting – 6:30 p.m. in the library
Childcare is available in the gym for the PTA meeting

Wednesday, February 20th
Diversity & Inclusivity committee – 4pm in the library

Friday, February 22nd
Community coffee chat – 8:15 a.m.
Get highlights from the CSC and PTA meetings as well as visit with the school administration. Meet after drop-off in the school cafeteria.

Monday, February 25th
Community Circle
Hosted this month by the ECE Crews.
9:20 – 9:50 ECE – 1st
10:00 – 10:30 2nd – 5th

Health & Wellness committee – 4:00 p.m., room 137

Tuesday, February 26th
Dine out for Centennial at NY Pizza Pub! 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.
A percentage of the evening’s proceeds will support our PTA. Make sure to mention Centennial when ordering, applies to both dining at the restaurant and to carry out orders.

Upcoming events

Happy New Year, Crew! Upcoming events in January:

Monday, December 24 – Friday, January 4
NO SCHOOL – WINTER BREAK

Monday, January 7
NO SCHOOL – non-student contact day

Friday, January 11th
1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading.

Open House & School Tour for prospective families
9:00 a.m. – please check in at the front office

Monday, January 14th
Health & Wellness committee – 4:00 p.m., room 137

Tuesday, January 15th
Collaborative School Committee (CSC)/a> meeting (5:30 p.m.) and PTA meeting (6:30 p.m.).
Childcare is available for the PTA meeting

Wednesday, January 16th
Diversity & Inclusivity committee – 4pm in the library

Friday, January 18th
Community coffee chat – 8:15 a.m.
Get highlights from the CSC and PTA meetings as well as visit with the school administration. Meet after drop-off in the school cafeteria.

Monday, January 21st
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL

Thursday, January 24th – Family Night
5:00-5:30 ELA-PAC Meeting
5:30-6:30 Family Potluck: Bring a favorite dish representing your family’s culture, online signup coming soon
6:30-7:30 Activities for kids in the gym – provided by HERO sports
Adults, in the library: Learn why it is important for parents/guardians to have conversations with your kids about alcohol, marijuana and other drugs. Learn the facts about the prevalence and dangers of youth drug and alcohol use. It is not too early to start talking about it now! Learn tips to make it easier!

Friday, January 25th
Community Circle

Friday, February 1st
NO SCHOOL – non-student contact day

Upcoming events

Upcoming events and dates to be aware of in December:

Friday, December 7
1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading.

Open House & School Tour for prospective families
2:00 p.m. – please check in at the front office

Monday, December 10
Health & Wellness committee – 4pm, room 137

Thursday, December 13
3rd Grade and Centennial Singers Winter Program, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., auditorium
Call 5:30 PM in Auditorium – no Centennial Singers rehearsal before.

Friday, December 14
Open House & School Tour for prospective families
9:00 a.m. – please check in at the front office

Wednesday, December 19
Diversity & Inclusivity committee – 4pm in the library

Thursday, December 20
Community Circle – will be hosted by our 3rd grade crews.
8:30 – 9:00am 2nd – 5th
9:15 – 9:30am ECE – 1st

Friday, December 21
NO SCHOOL – non-student contact day

Monday, December 24 – Friday, January 4
NO SCHOOL – WINTER BREAK

Monday, January 7
NO SCHOOL – non-student contact day

Open house and school tour dates

Centennial will be hosting open house and school tours on:

November 30, 2018 – 2:30 PM

December 7, 2018 – 2:00 PM

December 13, 2018 – 1:30 PM

January 11,2019 – 9:00 AM

Please check in at the front office.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about Centennial and Expeditionary Learning, as well as meet with our Principal, Laura Munro. Each Open House will start with a 1/2 hour Q&A session, followed by a tour of the school.

The first round of choice for the 2019/2020 school year will be open January 15, 2019 until February 15, 2019. More information is available through DPS Choice & Enrollment.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events and dates to be aware of in November:

Thursday, November 1
Family Movie Night with a screening of Coco
6:30 – 8:30 p.m., South playground (weather permitting) or in the auditorium

Friday, November 2
NO SCHOOL – Student led conferences

Sunday, October 4
Garden winter clean up, 10:00 a.m.
Come by and lend a hand with putting the garden beds to rest for the winter.

Friday, November 9
1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading.

Monday, November 12
Health & Wellness committee – 4pm, room 137

Wednesday, November 14
Diversity & Inclusivity committee – 4pm in the library

Thursday, November 15
Thanksgiving luncheon – see lunch schedule
Purchase tickets in advance in the front office – $5 adults, $3 kids.

ELA-PAC meeting
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the library
Please join our first ELA Parent Advisory Committee meeting of the school year! For families of ELLs.

Centennial Family Night – Raising Media Smart Kids
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
5:30 – 6:20pm Soup, Stew and Chili Family Potluck: Please bring a favorite to share
6:20 – 6:30 Transition (Adults to Library, Kids to Gym)
6:30-7:30 Kids will engage in activities in the gym
Adults will engage in this presentation by Brian Dino, DPS Education technology Coordinator:
Raising Media Smart Kids : Tips on Managing Family Media Use & Internet Safety

Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 25
NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving break

Tuesday, November 27
PTA meeting
6:30 p.m. in the library – childcare is available in the gym!

Wednesday, November 28
Community Circle – hosted by 2nd grade crews.
ECE – 1st: 2:20 – 2:50pm
Grades 2 – 5: 3:05 – 3:35pm

Friday, November 30
Open house and school tour, 2:30 p.m.
Meet in the library

Upcoming events

Upcoming events and dates to be aware of in October:

Wednesday, October 3
COUNT DAY – October 3rd is the official Colorado Count day. Each student will receive a prize for attending school on this very important day.

Thursday, October 4
Volunteer training, 3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Friday, October 5
1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading.

Monday, October 8
Health & Wellness committee – 4pm, room 137

Monday, October 15
Volunteer training, 3:15 – 3:45

Tuesday, October 16
Collaborative School Committee (CSC) meeting and PTA meeting.
Childcare is available for the PTA meeting, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 17
Diversity & Inclusivity committee – 4pm in the library

Friday, October 19
Community coffee chat 8:15 a.m.
Get highlights from the CSC and PTA meetings as well as visit with the school administration. Meet after drop-off in the school cafeteria.

Picture day retakes – auditorium

Monday, October 23
NO SCHOOL – Non-student contact day

Tuesday, October 24
NO SCHOOL – Non-student contact day

Tuesday, October 30
Community Circle
8:30 – 9am grades 2-5, 9:15 – 9:45am ECE- 1st; in the auditorium

Upcoming events

Back to school news you can use – upcoming events and dates to be aware of in late-August and September:

Friday, August 31st
School Picture Day

Monday, September 3
NO SCHOOL – Labor Day

Tuesday, September 4
NO SCHOOL – ECE ONLY

Friday, September 7
1st Friday Books and Breakfast – in the classroom; families are encouraged to join their students for breakfast and reading

Monday, September 17
Community Circle
Watch weekly email update for start time; in the auditorium

Tuesday, September 18
Collaborative School Committee (CSC) meeting and PTA Open House
Join us to learn more about the CSC and the PTA – and how you can get involved!

Thursday, September 20
Community coffee chat 8:15 a.m.
Get highlights from the CSC and PTA meetings as well as visit with the school administration. Meet after drop-off in the school cafeteria.

Monday, September 24
NO SCHOOL – Non-student contact/teacher planning day

Wednesday, September 26
Diversity & Inclusivity Committee, 4:00 p.m. in the library