Students and Parents, Here is the link to Centre USD 397 Remote Learning Platform! https://sites.google.com/usd397.com/chsremotelearningsite/home Students & parents please get familiar with the site, classes resume remotely on Monday, March 30th.
Please visit the cleaning link on KDHE's website periodically for updates. http://www.kdheks.gov/coronavirus/COVID-19_Resource_Center.htm#undefined
Visit the link below for information on Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility from the CDC. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/disinfecting-building-facility.html
There will be a special board meeting tomorrow, March 31st, 2020, at 5:00 pm. The link for the Zoom Meeting is included below. Time: Mar 31, 2020 05:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/962980660 Meeting ID: 962 980 660
As established today, March 28, 2020, in Governor Kelly's declaration of Executive Order 20-16, school business will remain consistent with the order given on March 17, 2020. Meals will continue to be delivered to Centre students and Centre's Remote Learning will begin on March 30, 2020. Thank you.
For clarification, the grab and go meals will begin on Tuesday, March 24th, 2020. The deliveries will start at 11:00 am and should be completed by 1:00 pm spanning all of the communities included in the district.
Food Service - Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 all meals, food items, and milk products will be served at the food service line by food service staff. Food carts will be removed until further guidance. Thank you.
Students and staff who travel outside of Kansas, please notify the district secretary when returning to school.
Due to the cancellation of the Awards ceremony for Anna Godinez Vinduska at Rollings Hills Zoo, the 5th grade field trip scheduled for March 26, 2020 is cancelled at this time.
March 26, 2020 - 5th Grade Field Trip to Rolling Hills Zoo in honor of Anna Godinez Vinduska's award celebration as State Winner of the Forester's Poster Contest!
Following is the link of the COVID-19 USD Briefing held today: https://mediastream.ksde.org/Media/CoMmissioner/KSDEUSDCOVID-19Briefing.mp4
Parents: Please fill out our family engagement survey. This is a 15 question survey. Your input is greatly appreciated. Use the link provided to take the survey. https://districttools.org/centresurvey
We will have a 1:00 PM dismissal on Wednesday, March 4th to allow for Staff Development. In addition, school will let out at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 6th for the end of the third nine weeks.
Sophomore and Junior Parents: Tomorrow during 6th hour Butler County Community College will be here to talk about college classes for the 20-21 school year. If your student is interested, please encourage them to attend the meeting. Thank you.
Junior and Senior Parents: Tomorrow after the Literacy/STEM night, there will be a presentation about college financial aid and the FAFSA process. The presentation starts at 7 in Mrs. Nickel's room. Please attend if you are interested in learning more about this process!
Lady Cougars fall to Little River 38-52.
Lady Cougars down 13-20 to Little River at Halftime.
Cougars trail Little River 19-31 at halftime.
The Girls Semi-Final Time has been set for 7:30 PM tomorrow. Come support our girls as they play Little River at Goessel tomorrow evening!
Boys will play tomorrow at 6:00 against Little River at Goessel! Come out and support the team!
Center junior high Quiz Bowl wins again! Tonight at Peabody. Seventh grade was undefeated in pool play, and placed second at the meet. Eighth grade made it first out of pool play, and won the meet! Go Cougars!
Lady Cougars fall to Chase Co 44-35.
Centre will host High School Class 1A Quarterfinal Basketball games on Monday, February 24th and Tuesday, February 25th. Monday, February 24th, the Centre High School boys will take on Rural Vista at 7:00 PM. Tuesday, February 25th, the Centre High School girls will take on Solomon at 7:00 PM. NO PASSES ALLOWED AT THE QUARTERFINAL GAMES. Students - $5.00 Adults - $7.00 Please come out and support our high school basketball teams as they advance to quarterfinals.
Boys lose to the Eagles 37-60.
Lady Cougars defeat the Lady Eagles 54-36!
Lady Cougars defeat Wichita Classical 35-20.
The tailgate meal at this evening's basketball games will be hosted by the After Prom Committee. They will be selling walking tacos, dessert, and drink for $5.00. Games start at 6:00 PM. Homecoming Ceremony is between the girls and boys varsity games - approximately 7:20. Please come out and support our Cougar basketball teams, see who is crowned Homecoming King and Queen, and enjoy a good meal!
Congratulations to our Spring 2020 Cast: Gracie Luna, 12 Dakota Gardner, 11 Anthony Rziha, 11 Cecilia Rziha, 11 Samantha Engler, 11 Keegan August, 10 Matthew Basore, 9 Paige Barton, 8 Hailey Barton, 7 Kaitlynn Bina, 7 SM: Lacey Wingerd, 11 ASM: Tyler Nickel, 11
Spring school pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 20th, beginning at 8:15 AM. We will also be taking classroom pictures at this time.
Boys lose to Little River 24-41.
Lady Cougars up 42-38 against Little River at the end of the 3rd Qtr!
GAME TOMORROW: The HS Games against Little River will still be happening tomorrow evening. Girls Varsity will start at 5:00 pm. Boys Varsity will be at 6:30 pm. There will be no JV games. Bus will leave at 2:10 from the school. The bus will not stop afterwards.
Due to inclement weather and road conditions, Centre School will be closed tomorrow, February 13, 2020. Stay safe. Thank you. Mrs Beeson
USD 397: Dear parents, parent teacher conference that are schedule for Thursday Feb 13 have been postponed one week. Conference will now be held on Thursday Feb 20 from 4-8pm. We are making this change to accommodate our teachers, parents, and athletes traveling to Little River for make up basketball games. If you have questions please call the main office. Thank you.
USD 397: Tonight’s games vs Gossel will tip off at 6:00 pm! Centre’s PTO will be serving Sloppy Joe’s, Chips, drink, and a dessert for $5!! #CougarsPr1de
JH Girls are getting ready to play Goessel in the 3red Place Game!!
BB GAME RESCHEDULED: The HS BB Game against Wichita Classical has been rescheduled to Monday, Feb 17 at 6:00 PM Girls Varsity/Boys JV. Varsity Boys start at 7:30. Hope to see you there!
Centre JH Girls ADVANCE in the WSL JH Basketball Tourney with a win against Herington. They will play at 1:00 on Saturday! Congrats to the JH Girls!
Reminder about the HS BB game on Feb 11 is at HOME against Goessel and not an away game! See you there!
The After Prom Snowball Dinner will be held this Saturday, February 8th, at the Lincolnville Community Center. It will be held between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Bring your tickets and an empty stomach!
USD 397: Tomorrow night's games vs Solomon will tip off at 5:45 pm with varsity girls and JV Boys. We will then have an exhibition 5th grade vs Solomon game approximately 7:00pm, then the varsity boys will follow. GO COUGARS!
Centre FFA had another successful day at the Meats Judging/Farm Management CDE. Our Greenhands competed in both CDEs and placed 4th as a team in Farm Management and placed 5th as a team in Meats with Julia Brunner placing 8th individually in Meats. In the Senior Division the Farm Management team placed 1st with Tyler Nickel placing 3rd overall! Way to go Cougars!
Cougars win 47-30 over Rural Vista
Lady Cougars fall to the Lady Heat 30-52.
Centre Boys win 55-34 against Peabody-Burns!
Centre Girls beat PB Girls 61-34.
Shout out to our students of the week! Ryan Carlson McKenna Kaiser-Smith Zoey Svoboda Evan Klenda Aleyna Veit Micah Carlson Owen Wingard
Brooke Wallace, Miss Rodeo USA, visited Centre today for 4th grade Kansas Day presentations!
K-3 Cougar Connection Kansas Jeopardy! Hostess Mrs. Methvin!
The 4th Grade Kansas Day Presentations have been rescheduled to tomorrow, Thursday, January 30th. They will be held in the music room and starting promptly at 1:45pm. Hope to see you there!
HS BB VS LITTLE RIVER RESCHEDULED: The game against Little River has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 13. Times are still to be determined.
Due to freezing temperatures and road conditions, Centre School is closed today, Wednesday, January 29, 2020.
High School basketball this evening has been cancelled due to bad weather. Wichita Classical has been experiencing freezing rain for several hours now.
Scholars bowl competed at Inman, won two out of five rounds.
I want to give shout outs to the elementary students of the week for the last 2 weeks! Jayda Raymer Benjamin Rziha Vada Cobb Luke Idleman Aaron Carlson Rhett Noeth Bella Angerame Lacey Handcock Derrick Harms Noah Brunner Kelbie Kidd Anna Godinez Vinduska Devin Felpel Spencer Hancock Congratulations!!
Due to continuing heavy snow, Centre Schools will be closed today.
Centre School Closed today!
Anatomy and Physiology Class finished their Muscle Modeling Activity today.
Games will still be happening tomorrow at 3PM against Peabody!
Centre USD 397 closed today. Friday activities cancelled.
Leader in Me Habit 1 - New Years Eve party to set Resolutions (Goals) and steps to proactively achieve success.
AFTER PROM SNOWBALL DINNER ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 19th IS POSTPONED! Due to the make-up basketball games on Saturday and lack of workers available, we are having to postpone the After Prom Snowball Dinner. We are planning to reschedule it for sometime in February. As soon as we know which date that will be, we will let you know. Your tickets will be good for the February date, so please hang onto them. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this has caused. We look forward to dining with you in February! More information will come as soon as it is available....
Centre Boys lose to Herington 23-32
Lady Cougars fall to the Lady Railers 33-37.
HS BASKETBALL RESCHEDULED: Games have been rescheduled to 3:00 on Saturday, January 18 vs Peabody-Burns. Varsity Girls/JV Boys at 3:00 and Varsity Boys at 4:30.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the preschool through 12th grade music concert scheduled for Wednesday, January 15 has been cancelled. The practice that will be held tomorrow will be recorded and shown on Facebook for all to see.
Congratulations to our Students of the Week 1/6-10! Isabella Felpel Michaela Hinkson Annalee Meyer Addison Kitzmiller Judah Richard Alexandra Maples Sivert VanHorn
Due to the weather, school will be dismissed at 12:30 today, Friday, January 10. All basketball games for tonight have been cancelled.
Due to the weather, school will be dismissed at 12:30 today, Friday, January 10. All basketball games for tonight have been cancelled.
Game times for tonight's games (Friday, January 10) have been moved up due to weather. JV Boys and Varsity Girls will be played at 4:30. Varsity Boys will be played at 6:00.
The boys JV basketball tournament scheduled for Saturday, January 11 has been cancelled due to weather.
JH Girls win in 2OT by 3!
Good morning! Reminder today is early release, school dismisses at 1:00pm. Also, it is WOW Wednesday! Dress for success!
JH B Team girls beat Herington 30-18!
JH A team girls get the win!
Cougars Boys won 32-31 over Herington!
Two Scholars’ Bowl meets this week: Wednesday @ Sedgwick Thursday @ SE Saline
Centre FFA has some major success from several CDEs that they attended during the Fall Semester. In October the Centre FFA Officer Team competed in Ritual Contest and made finals and placed 4th as Team. During the Dairy Cattle Evaluation CDE Dillon Knepp placed 4th overall. At the District Ag Sales Contest the Senior Team Placed 2nd Overall with 2 individuals placing in the top 10. In the Employability Skills LDE Centre had Cailey Barney make finals and placed 5th overall! Way to go Cougars! Centre FFA is ready for the Spring Semester!!!
Good evening. Due to frozen, snow packed road conditions, Centre School will close through tomorrow, Tuesday, December 17, 2019. The Winter Concert scheduled for Tuesday evening is postponed. Stay in and keep warm. Thank you.
Good evening from Centre Schools. Due to current and anticipated inclement weather conditions, Centre School will be closed, Monday, December 16, 2019. Thank you.
SCHEDULE CHANGE! Due to us playing at the same times the Boys game has been moved to 2:00 in HS Gym. Girls will play at 3:30 in Elementary Gym. Please take note of the change!
Lady Cougars will play tomorrow in the Elementary Gym at 3:30. Cougars will play at 3:30 in the HS Gym. Both at Herington!
Cougars win 50-42!!!
Congrats to the Lady Cougars on a 50-40 OT victory!
See Facebook - AD ASTRA Radio recording of Centre High School Band Christmas Wishes. Listen for the recording of the Band playing Dec 24th & 25th on one of the AD ASTRA Radio Stations.
Elementary Students of the Week! Jerry Hassler Lucas Klaipeda Aaron Carlson Scott Hinkson Sarah Barlow Samual Rziha Sydney Smith
Centre JH Boys Basketball A and B teams pick up victories at Goessel! C team fell to the Bluebirds!
Centre JH Girls A team beats Goessel 24-17!
Girls down to Chase County 16-46 at the end of the 3rd
A study in capturing images. A study in concentration.
The Cougar B team picks up win #4 tonight vs Wakefield 22-16! #4-0
HS BB at Bennington: Games will start at 6:00pm with Girls Varsity, Boys JV. The Girls JV will follow the Girls Varsity and the Boys Varsity game will be at 7:30 PM. JV Games are in the west gym and V Games will be in the east gym.
Elementary Cougar Connection Time!
Congrats to the Cougar Students of the Week! Cannon Schafer Clayton Kraemer Rhett Noeth Natalie Axelrod Jaycee Stika Jonah Svitak
Virtual Reality Night 5-7 pm(7-12th): This is an opportunity for students to engage in VR Gaming, & for parents to see the educational side of VR & how it can be implemented in the 21st century classroom. Parents of younger student and want to check it out, then please do!
Football Send-off: Friday at 12:40 pm we will be having a send-off for the football team here at Centre School. We will be forming a fan tunnel from the locker room to the busses. If you would like to be a part of this send off please come and join us! #COUGARSRISEUP
Centre is looking at taking a pep bus to Axtell this Friday afternoon for the Sectional Football Game. Students & parents can sign up for a seat by filling out this Google Form. Patrons riding will need to pay for their own admissions & food. https://forms.gle/6FRC9395SNanhJvFA
It was a joy to join our local Veteran's, their family members, Centre students and staff together, today, in attendance of our celebration program for Veteran's Day. We appreciate you, our Veteran's, and your service to our country on behalf of the freedoms we enjoy in America, today. Our thanks to you for allowing Centre students to honor you through song and music. Thanks to all and God Bless America!
Fall Buffer week starts tomorrow and runs until Sunday the 17. HIgh School Athletes are not allowed to use the school facilities for conditioning, weight lifting, shooting or anything related to the upcoming seasons outside of the normal school day. The football team is permitted to continue as normal!
The Cougars will be on the road next week at Axtell for the Sectional Round. The game will start at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 15! Hope you can all make it up there for the game!
The Fall Athletic Banquet will be RESCHEDULED for the Spring. We are unable to have it this week because the football team is still playing and will have a game next week! Thanks!
Let’s Go Cougars!!
Congrats to the following students for being selected as student of the week! Mason Combs Lucas Klapper Malina Perez Isabel Antoszyk Wylie Meyer Sophie Espinoza Aliah Branson Judah Richard Kelbie Kidd Koltin Steiner Trinity Espinoza #relationships
November 11th is Veterans' Day! Centre School's Music Department will be having a Music Program dedicated to to all of our Veterans starting at 9:00 am on Monday Nov 11th! Please join us as we recognize and celebrate all of those that have served! #WeR1, #Together, #THANKYOU
Centre would like to thank our sponsors for Friday nights game vs Colony Crest. iServe, Tampa State Bank, Cottonwood Valley Bank, and Diepenbrock Farms! The first 50 students (k-12) will be free to the game. Students must enter through the west entrance.
The Centre Cougars Football team will host Colony Crest, Friday Night at 7:00 pm! This is now an official KSHSAA playoff game and no passes are accepted. KSHSAA sets the ticket prices at $5.00 for students and $7.00 for adults.
TRUNK OR TREAT!!!! WANT TO SEND A HUGE THANKS TO THOSE WHO CAME OUT TO TREAT CENTRE STUDENTS TODAY! YOU ARE THE BEST!
10-12 Grade Students: If you are interested in taking a Butler County Community College class in the spring, a representative will be at the school on Monday the 4th to do enrollment and testing. Contact Mr. Venable with questions.
Parents, please fill out the attached survey. The MRA survey will help Centre with "The Leader In Me" planning. Contact Mr. Venable with questions. https://mra.leaderinme.net/survey/index.php?r=survey/index&sid=827926&token=6e39a179bb56daccf948c90b7df36a5c&lang=en&newtest=Y
SENIORS and Parents, please visit the attached link for some great information on scholarships. https://www.chamberofcommerce.org/best-college-scholarships
The Cougars next football game will be on Thursday October 31 at 6:00pm against Altoona Midway! Hope to see everyone there fore the first game of playoffs!
The Cougar Football team will be hosting Altoona Midway this Thursday night at 6:00 pm at Bud Peterson Field! #winandadvance!
Touchdown Cougars!! Aidan Svoboda with the 35 yards run! 2 pt conversion good! 32-0 Cougars
Friday Night Lights vs MDCV at 7:00 pm. Senior night will take place prior to the game at 6:45 pm! Come join us celebrating these seniors! Come early for a Walking Taco at the Centre After Prom Tailgate, $5.00 for a meal! Bundle up, this game is for the District Championship!
Parents Night Ceremonies will begin at 6:45 which is 15 minutes before the start of the game. Underclassmen parents will be recognized first and then seniors and their parents will be recognized on the field.
The Lady Cougars fall to Burlingame in two sets.
Cougars win 2nd set 25-12 and advance to play Burlingame in the semi finals with a chance to advance next week to sub state!! Approximate game time 6:00 pm!
Lady Cougars win the first set 25-13!
Good afternoon, tomorrow is picture retake at Centre Schools. If you wish to have your school picture pictures re-taken, then please bring back the original picture packet. Re-Takes will start at 8:20 am. Call Teri Bina if you have any questions. Thank You!
Proud of both JH Volleyball and Football on great season! JH Volleyball went undefeated in league and football went 3-3 in league play! Both are improvements from last year!
Regional Volleyball: This Tuesday come out and support the Cougar Volleyball team play in the regional tournament! ($6.00 Entry per KSHSAA) The tournament starts at 3:00 pm with match #1. The Cougars play Match #2 vs Solomon. Come support and let us cook dinner for you!
Centre FFA had a great day at the SCD Entomology contest! In the Junior High Division Karsen Kroupa Placed 1st individually! In the Greenhand Division they took 1st place as a team with David Adam placing 10th, Lili Espinoza placing 3rd, Bradley Alexander placing 2nd, and Julia Brunner placing 1st individually! And our Senior Team placed 2nd overall with Emma David placing 7th, and Tanner Stuchlik placing 3rd individually!!! Way to go Cougars!!!
The winter Cougar Sports Shop is now open! Click on the attached link and get your 2020 Team Basketball Gear, Cougar Gear and other fine merchandise! https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/BBCENTRE19?utm_source=flyer&utm_medium=pdf&utm_campaign=store_shop&utm_content=store_link
Centre School will be dismissed at 2:30 on Tuesday, October 22nd. We will be hosting the regional volleyball tournament at Centre on that day. Games will be starting at 3:00.
Seniors are you 18? If so, do not forget to register to vote. Voter Registration Deadline is October 15th. To register online go to vote.org/state/kansas it only takes a couple of minutes to register.
As always, parking is available in the parking lot and you may walk around to the stadium and cheer from the stands!
Parking for tonight’s game information: Please be aware we have standing water in the normal football parking area. We ask that you follow the white line and drive close to the tree line and park on the north side of the press box. Thank you.
Dear Parents, as the weather has started to shift to colder temperatures, please remind your students to bring a coat to school each day. This year we are making it a point to get fresh air as long as the weather is acceptable. Thank you!
Reminder notice: Homecoming Ceremony at 6:45 pm, game starts at 7:00 pm, flag football at halftime vs Wakefield, and chili and chicken noodle soup as the tailgate meal to help keep you warm! Finally wear you blue! Go Cougars!
HS Volleyball Update: The HS JV Volleyball game at Herington tonight has been canceled because of low numbers. The varsity games will start at 6:00 pm.
SENIORS and SENIOR PARENTS. Just a reminder about the financial aid presentation tomorrow night at 6:00 at CHS. Mr. Venable will present about FAFSA, scholarships, and post-secondary opportunities. Mr. Raymer will present about the graduate exemplar portfolio.
Homecoming festivities information: This Friday, Centre will crown the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen prior to the start of the football game. Crowing Ceremony will take place at 6:45 pm at Bud Peterson Field! Then warm up with some chili or chicken noodle soup!
JUNIORS and SENIORS taking the ACT. We will test on Tuesday, October 15th. The cost this year is $45.50. If you are interested in learning about fee waivers, please see Mr. Venable.
Homecoming Dress Up Themes: Monday- My College Day (Wear favorite college shirt) Tuesday- Twin Day Wednesday- Hippie Day Thursday- Class Color Day Seniors, Pre K, & K -Red Juniors, 1,& 2-Black Sophs, 3 & 4-White Freshman, 5, & 6-Blue 7th and 8th- Orange Friday- Formal Friday
Cougars score on the opening drive of the game! 8-0 Cougars!!
JH Parents Night:Volleyball parents night will take place between the JV and Varsity matches around 5:15-5:30 pm. The Varsity match begins at 4:30pm. Football Parents night will occur before the kickoff of the football game at 6:00pm. Please be ready at 5:45pm by the press box!
This is a quick reminder tomorrow, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 is an early release day at Centre USD 397. School will be dismissed at 1:00pm. Thank you!
SENIOR Parents: Next Wednesday, October 9th at 6:00 PM, Mr. Raymer and Mr. Venable will be presenting information about financial aid and the graduate exemplars. Please be in attendance as this pertains to graduation and post-secondary success.
Yesterday the CHS golfers competed in Council Grove. Cecilia Rziha shot a personal best 55! The team travels to Clay Center next week.
Good evening! Sorry for the late notice, but the high school football game schedule for tomorrow night vs Hartford will now kickoff at 5:30 pm due to the potential weather moving through the area. After Prom will still have the tailgate starting at 5:15 pm. $6 meal deals!!
Game, set, match!! Cougars win game two 25-17!
Juniors and Seniors. If you are taking the ACT on October 15th, please take a look at the following link. It has information about what to expect and access to practice test materials. http://www.act.org/info-for-examinees
Over the next few days parents should be receiving a personal letter from their son or daughter informing them on what they have been learning at school, goals for the school year, and something heartfelt! We also learned how to address a letter! Have a Happy Tuesday!
Good luck to the Cougar Volleyball team today at the Marion Spikefest tournament!!
Final score from Cantan-Galva, 48-0 Eagles over the Cougars...🙁
When some of the 6th grade non-sports students volunteer to help in the school garden...THAT is what synergy is all about! So proud of their efforts to help Mrs. Klenda today! :)
62-6 Centre Cougars over the Herington Raiders!
Reminder tonight’s football game starts at 7:00 pm. Chick-Fil-a tailgate starts at 6:15! Meal deal $6, sandwich only $5
:38 seconds left, Cougars ball, 3rd down Cougars down down 26-24... suspense is killing everyone!!!
Make that 26-24 Peabody... 4:31 left
24-20 Centre Cougars with 6:44 to go! This is a good game!
10:27 left in the 4th quarter Peabody 20-16. ☹️
Cougars lead 8-6 at halftime here at Peabody burns !
Clara Noeth placed 13th at the first CC meet of the year! She finished with a personal best time of 7:54!!!!!
Middle school Centre Cougars football team falls 26-24!
Centre Junior High Volleyball team with the 2-0 sweep tonight vs Herington!
Yearbook Staff will attend a workshop on September 10th in Salina.
School Attendance Proclamation is available in the document center and the district app.
Good evening! This is Mr Raymer reminding sophomore and senior students about the Jostens event tomorrow. The bus leaves at 7:30 am, please be early so the bus can leave on time. Additionally, a lunch is provided at the event. Thank you and have a good evening.
2019 Football Jamboree will take place this year at Flint Hills Rosalia this Friday night at 6:30 pm! There will be no admission cost and there will be no concession stand. Please plan accordingly!
We are excited to announce that our 5th and 6th grade classes will be using Chromebooks this school year.