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  • Centreville Named Grand Prize Winner!

    It was an exciting morning November 15th at Centreville Jr/Sr High as our math department was named one of three grand prize winners in a LearnStorm program focused on growth mindset through Khan Academy resulting in a $5,000 prize! Across the nation, thousands of schools and more than half a million students participated in the event and through the persistence and dedication of our students and math teachers, Centreville came away with one of the top spots.

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  • Farm Science Lab Visits Centreville

    To start out the month of November, the Farm Science Lab visited Centreville Elementary. All students in the building were able to venture out to the mobile classroom to participate in hands-on experiments that cultivated learning. Special thanks to all those that helped make this possible including the St. Joseph County Farm Bureau and the Michael West Agency for monetary donations, as well as, Sara Trattles and Kristine Balk for volunteering their time!

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  • Annual Fall Festival

    The Centreville FFA invited the elementary students to Ag Hill on October 31st for the annual Fall Festival. The students participated in various fall activities including a maze, games, and time with the animals. Special thanks to the FFA group and their advisors!

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  • Storybook Character Parade

    On Octboer 31st, Centreville hosted their annual Storybook Character Parade. Kindergarteners through third graders braved the chilly conditions to show their creative costumes to the rest of the building.

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  • Fourth Graders Visit Capitol

    On October 20th, the Centreville fourth graders made their annual trip to Lansing. The trip included touring the Capitol building, talking with representatives, visiting the Historical Museum, eating lunch, and of course of gift shopping. As always, the students did a great job of asking and answering questions regarding government!

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  • Students Collect Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Classroom

    With the devastation in Houston from Hurricane Harvey, most schools were destroyed and left with nothing. When Ms. Messner and her class learned of the need for supplies, they took action to help! In September, the compassionate teacher and her fourth grade students collected supplies from Centreville students and families who donated to help the classrooms in need. Thank you to all the families who donated to the cause!

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  • Remembering the Constitution

    In mid-September, Mrs. Hunter's 2nd grade class learned about the Constitution and the three branches of government that were created to protect it. The students honored the day by learning how to say the Pledge of Allegiance and made American flags to show their American spirit!

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  • Girls' Track Team Claims Top Spot for MITCA Academic All-State

    The Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association recently released their team academic awards from spring and the girls' track team claimed the top spot! The Bulldogs qualified to be considered because they competed in the MITCA state meet last year. The top 12 GPAs were then submitted and compared to other schools and Centreville's 3.906 team GPA came out on top! Congrats to the program for their hard work on the track and in the classroom.

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  • JLine Dance Crew Visits Centreville

    The JLine Dance Crew from New York City performed and spoke at Centreville Public Schools on September 13th as part of an assembly for all students in the district. The high-energy singing and dancing was accompanied by powerful words of anti-bullying, perseverance, and courage through life experiences from the three-person crew. Students were engaged and encouraged throughout the assembly!

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  • FFA Fall Sale

    The Centreville FFA is holding their annual fall sale for mums, pumpkins, and gourds to raise money for various activities throughout the year. Mums will be $10 each or three for $25 and there are many color varieties! Pumpkins and pumpkin-sized gourds will be $6 each. Purchases can be made at the Ag barn during school hours or by appointment by calling 467-5210. Come check out their great selection for all your fall decor needs! Checks payable to: Centreville FFA.

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  • SW10 Patriot Games

    The Southwest 10 Conference has proudly designated the week of September 18th - 22nd as “Patriot Games Week” to collectively honor the active members of our military and veterans of our armed forces. Varsity fall sport athletes will compete next week in “honor” of a military service member or veteran.

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  • Transportation Updates

    With the start of a new school year approaching, new adventures are just around the corner! Superintendent Stephanie Lemmer introduces a change to the drop off and pick up procedures for the school year to maximize the safety of our students. Watch this quick introduction video and check out the maps to learn more!

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  • Construction Progress

    Phase two of the mileage is in the works with many projects happening around campus! Check out more pictures here.

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  • Seventh Graders Visit Nature Center

    On June 5th, seventh grade staudents took their annual field trip to the Kalamazoo Nature Center. During the tripm students focused on stream ecology and the natural succession that has taken place at the former gravel pit on the Nature Center Property. Students were also given the opportunity to observe the Kalamazoo River, numerous organisms, and food webs along the way.

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  • Band Performs at Michigan's Adventure

    On Friday, June 2nd, a combined group of junior and senior high band students performed at Michigan's Adventure. The students spent the rest of the day enjoying both the rides and the water park.

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  • Rocket Day!

    Last week, Centreville elementary hosted Rocket Day which is a tradition that began several years ago by elementary counselor Diana Kamphues. Staff, students, families, and community members come together for a relaxing day of rockets launching into the sky while enjoying a picnic lunch.

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  • Senior Scholarship Winners

    The following seniors were presented with scholarships at Senior Awards Night on May 18th.

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  • Regional Champions!

    Congrats to the girls' track team on their regional championship captured on May 20th. The Bulldogs defeated second place Springport by a score of 114-96. Click on this headline for additional pictures and qualifiers.

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  • Southwest 10 Conference Event

    On May 16th, Morgan Walton, Carlee Odom, Hayden Stauffer, Kyzer Bowen, Ross Hunter, and Samara Schlabach attended the first event of the new Southwest 10 Conference that Centreville will be a part of beginning in the fall. Many exciting things are on the horizon and we look forward to this new endeavor!

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  • 51st NHS Induction

    On May 15th, Centreville High School inducted its 51st class into the National Honor Society. Nineteen new members pledged to uphold scholarship, character, leadership, and service.

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  • Dominating Weekend in Girls' Sports

    It was a dominating weekend for the girls of Centreville as three teams finished with championship hardware! The high school track, varsity softball, and junior high track each won titles.

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  • Fourth Graders Visit Camp Eberhart

    Last week from Wednesday to Friday, Centreville fourth grade students made their annual trip to Camp Eberhart. The students enjoyed rock climbing, horseback riding, canoeing, studying organisms from the lake, among other activities. The trip highlights included singing songs, telling camp stories, and making smores around the campfire!

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  • Project Unify Poster Pledge

    On March 29th, select Pathfinder students traveled to Centreville High School for their monthly "Lunch Bunch" with CHS students as part of Project Unify. This day would also be the day students were encouraged to sign a poster pledge to "Spread the word, to end the word" (in reference to the r word).

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  • Third Grade Wax Museum

    Third grade students continued the tradition of the Wax Museum this week at Centreville Elementary. Each student in the entire third grade chose a person to research for weeks and represent for two days this week. As they stood scattered around the library, class after class stopped by the exhibits and pushed the "buttons" of students to initiate a report on the person they had chosen. Without a hitch, students rattled off interesting facts and information about their chosen person time and time again.

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  • CHS Hosts Senior Symposium

    Thanks to the initiative of high school teacher Rob Collins, Centreville High School held a Senior Symposium last week where students were able to showcase and present their works from high school in front of family, friends, and staff as part of their English 12 evaluation.

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  • Mrs. Dickman Receives $500 Meemic Grant

    Earlier this month, high school Counselor Sarah Dickman received a $500 grant from Meemic for office supplies at Office Depot. A special thanks to Meemic for their generosity and desire to help local schools!

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  • Robotics Club Competes in Two Events

    The Centreville Robotics Club recently participated in two competitions. The Michigan FIRST competition took place at Battle Creek Lakeview High School earlier this month. The team worked hard at practicing and refining construction and code; keeping their pit area neat and tidy; and with cooperating with other teams in their alliances for each match.

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  • The Longest Breakfast Table

    Earlier this week as part as March is Reading Month, Centreville elementary held their "Longest Breakfast Table" event throughout the entire building! Paper lined the floor to serve as the table that students could color and decorate during the event. The entire building ate breakfast together and many students ate with their reading buddies from different grades and had a great time.

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  • Centreville Students Participate in YIG

    Congratulations to our Centreville Youth In Government delegation! On March 11-14th, 17 members of our delegation spent four days in Lansing writing bills, debating bills, and learning the ins and outs of our government.

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  • Students Take Part in Polaroid Photography Workshop

    Students recently participated in a Polaroid Photography workshop put on by a member of the Impossible Project. They talked about analog photography, how the media has changed since Polaroid's production closing, and were to try out the cameras. They also had the opportunity to see some of the latest technology in instant photos and were able to develop photos off of their phone. Here are a few examples!

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  • Postcard Contest Winners

    As part of March is Reading Month, elementary students participated in a Michigan postcard design contest! The following winners from each class were chosen by teachers and featured in the photo!

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  • Sophomores Learn About CTE Programs

    Last week, CHS sophomores heard presentations from all the CTE instructors and got to see and hear what students in each program get to do. Sophomores will be able to visit their first choice CTE program this spring and will be able to apply online to enroll in CTE this fall.

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  • Varsity Girls Capture Conference Crown

    The varsity girls' basketball defeated Bronson on February 16th to finish a perfect 10-0 in BCS play to capture the title in their division. This was the first conference title in girls' basketball since 1989.

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  • OK2SAY Assembly

    Junior and senior high students took part in an OK2SAY assembly Monday morning. The OK2SAY program is a free and confidential reporting system to report threats of violence, hazing, bullying, suicidal ideation, abuse and self-harm. Students also learned how to support the victims of bullying.

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  • Solo and Ensemble

    Centreville students participated in Solo and Ensemble last week. Pictured here, Sarah Cline and Nathan Bright took home a Division I rating.

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  • FFA Districts

    The FFA team competed in districts on February 2nd at Centreville and the following places were achieved. First and second place winners moved on to compete at regionals on February 16th at Olivet.

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  • Quiz Bowl Teams Take 3rd Place!

    Congrats to both the senior and junior high Quiz Bowl teams for their 3rd place finish at the St. Joseph County tournament in early February.

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  • 1995 Men's Basketball Team HOF Induction

    The 1994-95 men's basketball team touched the lives and hearts of our small community. They brought people out of their houses on Tuesday and Friday nights and fostered community pride. Fans enjoyed watching their fast-paced, team centered, playing style. The Bulldogs accomplished many goals during the season:

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  • Winterfest 2017

    It was fun-filled week with all kinds of fun and spirited activities and competitions. Our theme this year was Vacation Destinations - freshmen headed north to the great state of Alaska, sophomores visited Mickey Mouse at Disney, juniors went over the sea to Hawaii and seniors climbed the mountains of Colorado.

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  • Midwest Energy Grant

    Centreville 5/6th grade teacher Marcy Emmendorfer was presented with a grant from Midwest Energy on January 16th in the amount of $455.00 to further the use of science kits in the elementary.

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  • 12 Days of Giving

    As we return to school following winter break, we want to share a neat experience that happened just before break at Centreville elementary.

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  • Distracted Driving Experience

    Megyn Forest from Borgess Trauma Services visited December 12th to meet with a group of sophomores to talk about distracted driving.

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  • Miss Messner's Thanksgiving Feast

    For the 17th straight year, Miss Stacy Messner held her annual Thanksgiving Feast for the fourth grade students. While Messner prepares and serves the turkey, students complete the meal by bringing in prepared food hitting all the side items and large variety of desserts.

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  • Annual Torch Run

    On September 30th, the annual Torch Run went through the streets of Centreville. Students and staff walked with students and greeted them as they made their way through the course.

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  • Fourth Graders Conquer Capitol

    On October 5th, the fourth grade students made their annual trip to Lansing to visit the Capitol Building and the Historical Museum. The day began at the State Capitol which included a rare opportunity.

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  • Homecoming Royalty

    Congrats to homecoming king and queen Robbie Frederick and Sarah Cline!

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  • GRSP Welcomes Special Visitor

    The GRSP students had a special visit this week when Sgt. Burgoyne and his partner Zar from the White Pigeon Police Department stopped in to talk about Zar's responsibilities as a K-9 officer.

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  • Harlem Ambassadors Visit Centreville

    The Harlem Ambassadors performed and spoke in front of the entire Centreville school last week using basketball tricks and personal stories to encourage students to persevere and stay positive through adversity.

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  • FFA Puts on "Fall Fest"

    To close out October, the Centreville FFA teachers and students put on their annual "Fall Fest" event for the students of Centreville Elementary.

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  • Volleyball Claims District Title

    For the first time since 1995, the Centreville volleyball team was able to raise a District Championship trophy after defeating Decatur 3-0 in the finals on November 3rd at White Pigeon.

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  • Sophomores Visit WMU & KVCC

    On November 10th, the sophomore "Class of 2019" spent time visiting and touring Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

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  • Students Full of Energy

    Recently, the 5th and 6th grade Centreville elementary students listened in and participated in a presentation from the Natural Energy Foundation.

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  • Sixth Graders Embrace Compassion

    Centreville sixth graders took a challenge head-on from elementary counselor Diana Kamphues over the last few weeks and bypassed their goal this morning.

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