Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The district is canceling all afternoon and evening activities and will not offer late bus service.
Despite the inclement weather has moved into the region, Centennial Schools will remain open this afternoon. However, the district has cancelled all afternoon and evening activities. All buildings will be closed this evening except for the Administration building. And unless otherwise notified, the Operations Committee Meeting scheduled for this evening will be held. The district will not be providing late bus service.
Friday, November 2, 2012
With four unexpected days off from school before the arrival of winter weather, Centennial officials are mindful of what the effects will be on the rest of the school year.
After four days of weathering Hurricane Sandy and working to restore power in the aftermath, Centennial schools were back in session Friday morning. (The only exception was Klinger Middle School, which experienced more electrical problems late Thursday night and was forced to remain closed.) As the students get back to the daily grind after a brief and unexpected respite, administrators are looking at what effect the four-day interruption will have on the school calendar. Pennsylvania statutes require public schools to complete 180 days of instruction before July 1. According to Centennial's 2012-2013 calendar, June 20, 2013 is marked as the final day of class for students. Superintendant Dr. Jenny Cressman stated in e-mailed comments that…
Friday, January 6, 2012
A blue ribbon panel will reveal at 4 p.m. today a list of archdiocesan schools that will be closed in June.
According to a report by philly.com, a 16-member blue ribbon panel has selected four high schools and 44 elementary schools that will be closed by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at the end of the 2011-2012 school year. Rita Schwartz, president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Association of Catholic Teachers, confirmed the names of the high schools that will shutter in June: Conwell-Egan, St. Huberts, Monsignor Bonner-Archbishop Prendergast and West Catholic. Archbishop Wood will not be closing. The list was revealed during a closed door meeting with school administrators at Neumann College. A full announcement will be made during a 4 p.m. press conference that will stream online at archphila.org.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Centennial School District will be sending students home early today, due to the snow.
With approximately four inches of accumulation already on the ground and more snow on the way, the administration at Centennial School District has decided to call it a snow day. Centennial Schools will dismiss as follows: All afternoon and evening activities in Centennial buildings have been cancelled; this includes the meeting to discuss the redistricting process at Klinger Middle School.