Centennial Elementary

  1. Centennial Recognizes Patriot’s Day

    September 12, 2017

    On Monday, September 11th, the Centennial Elementary School students and staff began the day around the flag pole. Led by Mrs. Schroeder, the school recited the Pledge and sang the National Anthem. The words of Mr. Bill Carozza, principal at Harold Martin Elementary School in Hopkinton, New Hampmshire were shared. Mr. Carozza’s message to his […]

  2. Plano School District to Have Record Number Honored at Statewide “Those Who Excel” Awards

    August 28, 2017

    The Plano School District Board of Education and administration is pleased to announce that six individuals and a team will be honored in October at the “Those Who Excel” program sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education. The Illinois State Board of Education annually sponsors “Those Who Excel” to honor individuals who have made […]

  3. “I Love Math!”

    August 25, 2017

    Second grader, Shawn V., sent a message to the Administration Office via the district website stating the three words any teacher would love to hear…”I love math!”  Dr. Hector Garcia, Superintendent, heard about Shawn’s message and visited Centennial School to present him with a special college pencil.  Dr. Garcia also congratulated Shawn’s teacher, Mrs. Jennifer […]

  4. Plano Teacher Named Top 10 Finalist for Illinois “Teacher of the Year”

    August 22, 2017

    BREAKING NEWS Illinois Teacher of the Year finalists selected: Faith Skinner staff member at Emily G. Johns School located in Plano, in Plano Community Unit School District 88. 2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year to be named October 28  ————— On Monday, August 21st, Plano School District 88 was notified that Mrs. Faith Skinner had been […]

  5. Experiencing History…

    August 21, 2017

    Centennial Elementary School students were able to safely experience the historic solar eclipse today at school. With the help of NASA’s live videos and the support of their teachers, the students watched the event unfold right before them. Several classrooms welcomed the eclipse with a round of applause and cheers making this a memorable occasion. 

  6. Important News About Solar Eclipse

    Dear Parents/Guardians: On behalf of Plano 88 School District, we would like to welcome back over 2,400 students! We were thrilled to have a record number of students enrolled in our summer school program and we look forward to another outstanding year of growth and learning! We have some important information to share with you […]

  7. Welcome Back Letter from Superintendent to Parents/Guardians

    August 14, 2017

    Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope that you had a wonderful summer and started to look forward to an outstanding school year. We have been hard at work over the summer preparing for a new school year. At the start of the summer, we had students from various grade levels opt to spend time learning […]

  8. Mike Zeman Named Centennial School Principal

    June 20, 2017

    The Board of Education and administration of Plano Community Unit School District No. 88 is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mike Zeman as the new principal at Centennial School.  Mr. Zeman will replace Mrs. Abby Alvarez who moved to the District Office as the new Director of ELL and Assessments.  Centennial School is […]

  9. Summer School Lego Projects

    These young students are showing off their hard work after completing their lego summer school projects. 

  10. Public Hearing for Waiver of School Code Mandate Slated for June 12 (K-3 Daily PE Requirement)

    May 23, 2017

    PLANO COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 88 – NOTICE OF HEARING – Application for Waiver of School Code Mandate             PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Education of Plano Community Unit School District No. 88, Kendall County, Illinois, has under consideration an application and plan to the Illinois State Board of Education, […]


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