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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. 
Application Deadline is December 11, 2015.
CNUSD IB / MYP -  Mission Statement
Our 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

      The 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
 · Breadth of 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) Statement

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.
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Direct program questions to:
IB Coordinator:  Mary Anne Rasmussen
IB Booster President:  Noel Wamboltd,

Last Modified on November 12, 2015
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