Announcements

This is the Blog Post area of the Central Elementary School website. We strive to keep this site up-to-date with events, information and interesting educational opportunities at our school.

Celebrate Central!

posted Apr 8, 2017, 10:54 PM by Calandra Johnson   [ updated Apr 8, 2017, 10:56 PM ]

On Friday, May 5 from 6 PM - 8 PM, all past and current staff, students, familes and community members are invited to help us celebrate the 63 years of service that this school has given to children and families in our community. Attendees are welcome to tour the school, look at memorabilia from years past, share memories and bid farewell to the buidling. A variety of group photos will be taken around 7pm. Admission is free.




Spring Break! Mar. 27-31

posted Mar 20, 2017, 1:06 PM by Calandra Johnson   [ updated Mar 20, 2017, 1:27 PM ]

It's finally here! Have a wonderful and safe Spring Break. Classes will resume Wednesday, April 5th, after a Monday Teacher Work Day and a Tuesday of Conferences.

Spring Book Fair!

posted Mar 12, 2017, 8:22 PM by Calandra Johnson

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March 20 - 24 promises a week of exciting choices for our reading endeavours. Be sure to visit our Book Fair and see what you can add to your collection.

No School - Monday Feb. 20

posted Feb 17, 2017, 8:58 AM by Calandra Johnson   [ updated Feb 17, 2017, 8:59 AM ]

Presidents' Day is Monday, February 20, 2017. There will be no school. See you Tuesday!

Jump Rope for Heart - Feb. 14

posted Feb 1, 2017, 3:40 PM by Calandra Johnson   [ updated Feb 1, 2017, 3:41 PM ]

Central will be jumping for heart health on February 14, 2017!

How Does It Work?

Jump Rope For Heart events are conducted in school by physical education instructors, coaches or teachers.  They can be scheduled whenever it's most convenient-during physical education class, lunch or before or after school.  At Central, we do this event in February.

This event includes Heart-healthy curriculum to support heart awareness, fund raising for the schools benefit and prizes for the student's participation and success.


With your support, we can help protect and improve children's health! 



Parent-Teacher Conferences - January 24 - No School

posted Jan 10, 2017, 11:01 AM by Joe Wing

Teachers will notify parents if a conference is needed or parents can request a conference.

Teacher Work Day - January 23 - No School

posted Jan 10, 2017, 10:59 AM by Joe Wing


MLK Day - Jan. 16th - No School

posted Jan 10, 2017, 10:51 AM by Joe Wing   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 10:54 AM ]

Central Elementary will be closed Monday January 16th in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

No School Dec. 19-Jan.1

posted Dec 21, 2016, 5:21 PM by Calandra Johnson   [ updated Dec 21, 2016, 5:22 PM ]

Central Elementary will be closed December 19 - January 1 for the Winter Break. Stay safe and enjoy the season. School will resume Monday, January 2, 2017!

Can you help us provide healthy snacks?

posted Dec 14, 2016, 9:17 PM by Calandra Johnson   [ updated Dec 15, 2016, 11:17 AM ]

Hello friends! 

     Central Elementary is on a mission to provide healthy snacks to every student in all the classrooms.  It is very important to teach our children healthy eating habits during their foundational years so they establish good eating habits that will carry on through their adult life. We would like to give the students as many opportunities as possible to make healthy food choices.  In addition, there is a rise in the percentage of children in our state and district that are homeless or living without the possibility of healthy choices.  

    Central applied for a grant last year for fresh fruits and vegetables as snacks in the classrooms. We applied for the same grant that Greenwood earned two years ago.

     Central will be applying for the grant again next year (along with other grants and scholarships) but we want to help bridge the gap until we do have those funds coming in. Central has approximately 385 students. With a donation of $20, a student can be provided fresh fruits and vegetables as snacks in their classroom three times a week for the rest of the school year. We have donation stations in multiple places around town. They are: Central Elementary School, Miller Chiropractic, Eli Mayes Dental, Copies Plus, Grande Ronde Fitness Club, Grande Ronde Med Spa, Blue Mountain Barbershop, and the Presbyterian Church.

     We are asking for a suggested $20 donation but will accept any amount. Checks can be made payable to Central Elementary. If anyone would like to pay using a credit card, they can do so at Central Elementary. Donations can also be mailed directly to Central Elementary at 402 K Ave. All funds must come through Central. 

     Please donate and help get the word out to others. Let's meet our goal and get fresh fruit and vegetable snacks to our children at Central as soon as possible!   Please help us spread the word and hit share to get the word out. 

Thank you Central friends!

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