The 2016-2017 MYP application has now gone digital. This is the general application for incoming 9th grade students wishing to enter into the IB Middle Years Program at Centennial High School. Students applying to the MYP at Centennial need to have at least a 3.5 GPA to be eligible for the program. If your student needs an intradistrict transfer, meaning your residence does not fall within the Centennial attendance boundary, please fill out the Transfer Request Form and submit to Mary Anne Rasmussen.
mission is to develop an inclusion program of inquiring and caring young people
who help to create a better world through intercultural understanding and
respect. MYP will challenge students in a rigorous, but nurturing environment,
as they acquire the skills, knowledge and study habits necessary for success at
higher levels of learning and assessment.
CENTENNIAL IB / DP - Mission Statement
Centennial International Baccalaureate Program aims to develop inquiring
knowledgeable, and caring young people who help create a better and more
peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the school works with the IBO,
students, parents, and the community to implement a challenging academic
program of international and rigorous assessment. This program encourages
academically driven students across our community to become active,
compassionate, and lifelong learners.
CNUSD IB Philosophy
Knowledge is developed in language arts, Spanish, the humanities,
mathematics, science, fine arts,
design and physical education which are all
full independent courses.
· Interdisciplinary study to understand how the subjects relate to each other is emphasized.
· Global Perspective and intercultural awareness are stressed.
· Study Skills and
Critical Analysis Skills are developed in
preparation for more rigorous programs.
· Civic Responsibility is developed through service opportunities.
· Academic Honesty is a key component of the program.
Centennial High School - Mission Statement
It is the mission of Centennial High
School’s faculty, staff, parents, and students to create a dynamic environment
that meets the needs of all students in preparing them to be successful
critical thinkers, problem solvers, and effective communicators.
Centennial High School Vision (philosophy)
Centennial High School will prepare all
students for success beyond high school in today’s global society through
teamwork. Students, parents, staff and
members of our diverse community will strive to work together to achieve the
common goal of student academic success and extracurricular excellence. With the guidance of dedicated teachers,
administrators, support staff, parents, and community members students will
aspire to high standards, expand their knowledge, and develop their potential
to become responsible and productive citizens.
A primary goal of Centennial’s Professional Learning Communities is to
remain accountable in all our efforts to raise student achievement and to
provide a learning environment where continuous student improvement is
part of the school culture.It is through the process of collaboration and a
united effort to incorporate innovative instructional strategies, appropriate
assessments and current technology that all Centennial students have
the opportunity to succeed in the 21st century.