Cougar News 12-14-18

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Centennial High School

Cougar News    

December 14, 2018

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2nd Semester Parking Permit Application

Parking Permit Application Info 

Who: Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores

Please note; Sophomore applications will only be considered after all Junior and Seniors applications are processed.

When: Online Application will be open only from Thursday, January 3rd, at 6:30 am through 8:00 am Thursday, January 10th, 2019.

· access link from home computers, mobile devices

More information will be emailed out to CHS families in the coming weeks.

CHS Registration 2019-2020


•Registration Materials & Instructions distributed to students
•CHS:  January 9 during Advisory
•CMS: January 10 in Math class


•Registration Information Night @ CHS – January 14
•5:00 & 6:00 Sessions
•5:00 Last Names A-L/6:00 Last Names M-Z
•Class of 2023: PAC
•Class of 2022: Choir Room
•Class of 2021 & 2020: Band Room
•Registration Deadlines:
•CMS:  January 24 to DS teacher
•CHS:  January 30 to Advisor

Career Center News

The Perry Initiative

Mayo Clinic Rochester

March 9, 2019

The Perry Initiative is seeking high school girls in grades 10-12 with an expressed interest in engineering, orthopedic surgery and/or medicine to attend a free day long workshop in Rochester, MN.  Students will explore hands-on workshop modules and receive mentorship from women surgeons and engineers.  Essay and application are required.  Deadline is 2/11/2019. 

More information can be found here:

ACT Practice Test for JUNIORS – Saturday, February 2, 2019

Centennial High School is offering an ACT Practice Test for JUNIORS on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 8:00 am – Noon in the West Learning Commons.  The test is an official ACT exam, but students will not be able to use their score for college admission.  The cost is $5.00 (non-refundable fee).  Interested students must sign up using Fee-Pay.  Only 145 spots are available.  Accommodations will not be honored for this practice test.  More information can be found here.

Save the Date:  Career & Technical College Fair –February 26, 2019 6-8:00pm in the West Gym

Centennial High School is excited to announce they will be hosting their first Career & Technical College Fair on February 26, 2019 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the West Gym.  The fair will give students the opportunity to interact with community experts and college representatives from community colleges, technical colleges, and apprenticeship programs.  This fair is being offered to promote student exploration of a variety of career options different than the traditional four year college path.  Parents and students of middle school and high school students are encouraged to attend.  Students may use this opportunity to complete their 10th grade job shadow or their 11th grade college visit.  

More information will follow.


baby ad

Senior Parents, Yearbook understands your confusion with your Senior’s Baby Ad which was scheduled to close Dec. 15th.  The Jostens web link says: “Recognition Ad” which we at CHS call: “Senior Baby Ad.”  So we have extended the deadline to January 6th, 2019.  Below is the direct Josten’s link. Order forms are also available in both CHS offices.

yearbook baby ad

Dining Club Cards - Junior Class Fundraiser

The Metro Dining Club Cards are now on sale:

Buy One Dinner - Get One For Free

At over 160 businesses in the twin cities area

Each card can be use once per month for the whole year (cards are valid through October 31, 2018)

Cost for the pack of cards is just $20

If you are interested in purchasing a pack please contact Kellie Hermes at ext. 5228  or Colleen Trowbridge at ext. 5014 stop in to either office at the high school. Checks can be made out to Centennial High School. Your purchase helps the Junior Class Committee and the many programs they support.

Upcoming Dates


Dec 24th - Jan 1st - Winter Break - No School Students & Staff

Jan 2nd - School Resumes

Jan 21st No School for Students 

Jan 22nd No School for Students

Jan 29th - 2 hour Late Start

View Full Calendar

District News

Download the NEW Centennial App Today! Download the NEW, free app from the Apple App Store (for iPhone and Apple products) or the Google Play Store (for Android devices). Search: Centennial School District 12.

The new app has all of the info you need:

Campus Portal, Schoology, Calendar, News, Community Education, Lunch Menu, Athletic Schedules, Schools, and Notifications—emergency information such as school closings.

Families can select the school/s as channels for up-to-date news and calendar information.


Know of a Family Outside the Centennial School District Boundaries Interested in Attending Centennial Schools? Open Enrollment Information Nights, Grades K-12 Tuesday, January 8, 2019

6:00pm Centennial High School Learning Commons, 4757 North Road (use Main Office entrance)


For more information on open enrollment or the information sessions, contact Margaret Kindle at

Driver Education Classroom (ages 14 ½ and older)

Feb. 2-15 Mon-Fri

4-7:05 pm

CHS West, Room 623

10 sessions, $120

Go online to register, or call 763-792-6100.  Financial assistance is available. 

Digital Backpack corner image



Welcome to the Digital Backpack, the district’s central posting place for community flyers.  If you have questions regarding these programs, please contact the organizations directly. 

Click HERE to browse the Digital Backpack.