Centennial Elementary

  1. Centennial Loves to Read Starts the Week of Nov. 27!

    November 17, 2017

    CENTENNIAL: The “Centennial Loves to Read” (formerly “Centennial Reads”) committee has decided to focus on promoting the love of reading. They will begin to promote this initiative with a fun week of activities during the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 1. All teachers will receive notes to send home on Nov. 17. The notes explain the […]

  2. Special Alert – November 7, 2017

    November 8, 2017

    Good Evening Plano CUSD #88 Families, This evening we received the following notice from the Plano Police Department: “On 11/7/17 at approximately 4:15 pm, Plano Police took a report for an incident that occurred in the area of Tamaira and Bailey Streets in Plano.  A male juvenile (10 years of age) was walking home from the school […]


    October 27, 2017

    Centennial Elementary Families, Your chance to be a part of the Square 1 Art fundraiser can still happen! Please make sure to submit all orders before the October 30th deadline. Questions? Please email Centennial Elementary School Art Teacher, Mrs. Bennett - kbennett@plano88.org

  4. Special Alert to Plano School Families – October 26, 2017

    October 26, 2017

    Hello Plano CUSD #88 Families, This morning we received the following notice from the Plano Police department: “On 10/25/17 at approximately 3:45 pm Plano police responded to the area of Rock Street and West Street reference a report of a suspicious person.  Plano Police were notified that a Centennial Elementary student was walking home and […]

  5. Nice Car!

    October 24, 2017

    Did you see an unusual ‘bus’ drop off Alex, a Centennial Elementary School student, last Friday? Alex was the winner of a raffle that was organized by the Little Rock Fire Department at their recent pancake breakfast. Alex and his siblings won the opportunity to ride to school on a fire truck! Thanks to the […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. “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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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. 


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