Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The fifth-grade team took first in the oral competition.
Wednesday, April 10
Editor's Note: The following was submitted by Sheila Johnston. If you stopped by Centennial Elementary School most mornings before school, you would have found fifth graders, Arwah Yusuf, Ibrahim Ahmed, Juan Molina, Zain Thamer, and fourth grader, Jenna Lankey, hard at work! You would have heard them discussing biomagnification, and the infrastructure of consumer society. Or the pros and cons of pyrolysis. Under the guidance of Sheila Johnston, Future Problem Solving coach and gifted education teacher, the team has been intensely preparing to compete in the State Future Problem Solving Competition. The topic for the State F.P.S. tournament was Ocean Soup. The team did extensive research on the problem of plastic pollution in the world’…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Debbie Gill was nominated by a fellow faculty member to get a little help from KDWB's Dave Ryan.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter The holidays got a little brighter for one of Richfield's teachers Thursday, after she was awarded a plethora of gifts from KDWB's Dave Ryan in the Morning Show team. Centennial Elementary School's Debbie Gill, a paraprofessional, was diagnosed with a serious stomach cancer in June 2012. Since then, she has had a dozen chemotherapy treatments and has somehow managed to not miss one day of school. Fellow Centennial paraprofessional Amanda Cleve, who was touched by Debbie's unwaivering spirit and happiness in awful times, wrote KDWB and asked for a Christmas wish to be granted. Dave Ryan's Christmas Wish program has been around for the last two …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Wise talks with Richfield Patch about her decision.
After six seasons as head coach of the Richfield High School girls basketball team, LeeAnn Wise resigned Wednesday. The school's junior varsity girls basketball coach, Scott Stadem, will move up to Wise's position. "I had a great run with the kids," Wise told Richfield Patch Thursday. "[Richfield] is just a fantastic place and I've the opportunity to meet and work with great players. ... It's just the right thing to do for the program." Wise said her decision was rooted in her original plans to stay on as head coach for just another couple years. "When I took over six years ago," Wise began. "I had a goal of getting the team back to a winning team, [both in the classroom and on the court]." Wise coached her team to four conference …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The supply lists are out!
The school supply shopping season has begun. Centennial Elementary School, along with all other Richfield Public Schools, has posted its supply requirements for school students for the 2012-13 school year. Richfield Patch has outlined them here for easy viewing and also attached the school's PDF list for easy printing. The following is a list of items that all Centennial Elementary students will need to have at the start of the school year: Plain colored pocket folders The school is also taking donations of:
Saturday, August 27, 2011
The results of the annual Minnesota State Fair Education Competition are in.
Sheridan Hills Elementary School first-grader Ashley Montano took home first place in the Minnesota State Fair Education Competition's Grade 1 individual exhibit for photography. In addition to Montano's victory, three other students were announced as winners: Congratulations to all. Click here to see all the other results from across the state.
Saturday, August 13, 2011
What your Centennial Elementary School student needs to being the 2011-12 school year.
The school supply shopping season has begun. Centennial Elementary School, along with all other Richfield Public Schools, has posted its supply requirements for school students for the 2011-12 school year. Richfield Patch has outlined them here for easy viewing and also attached the school's PDF list for easy printing. The following is a list of items that all Centennial Elementary students will need to have at the start of the school year: Centennial Elementary School is also accepting donations for the following items:
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Centennial Elementary School in Richfield recognized student achievement Thursday with an Academic Awards Ceremony held in the school gymnasium.
Numerous awards were given to Centennial Elementary School students Tuesday during an end of the year ceremony that was full of smiles and proud families, students, and educators. The Academic Excellence Award was created to recognize students who show outstanding educational growth, improvement, commitment, or intellectual development in their academic subjects. Awards were also given to "High Flyers,"or students who made significant gains over the year but did not hit their targets. In addition, students who reached their benchmarks or targets in reading and math were recognized, along with students who achieved perfect attendance for the year. Congratulations to all the award recipients. Enjoy the photo gallery of the happy ceremony.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Minnesota School of Business staff volunteer throughout the community.
More than 100 Minnesota School of Business (MSB) Richfield campus staff and falculty vounteered throughout Richfield for the school's annual Community Service Day Friday. MSB-Richfield teamed up with Globe Unversity's online division to send its staff into a handful of Richfield elementary schools, Partnership Academy, Wood Lake Nature Center and Hope Presbyterian Church. Volunteers did everything from gardening to shelving books. MSB and Globe Unversity campuses across the Midwest closed their doors to get their staff and faculty out and volunteer in the communities they serve.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
In an effort to emphasize literacy, teachers joined students and their families for a night of reading, ice cream and prizes.
Educators gathered with students and their families at Centennial Elementary School Tuesday night for the school’s second annual Literacy Night. School officials estimated that more than 200 individuals attended. The evening featured a series of readings by teachers and others–including a police officer and two members of the fire department–before prizes were raffled off in the school cafeteria during an ice cream social donated by Culver’s. Participating students were eligible to win prizes ranging from outdoor toys to several new bicycles. Lee Ann Wise, principal at Centennial Elementary, was pleased with the event’s attendance. “Getting our families out and meeting new people, learning the importance of reading–that’s this event,” she …