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Centennial Park School

A place to belong. A way to achieve. - Centennial School District
Students in the library competing in the "Flip Your Lid" competition.

Community Building at Centennial Park

School is off to a great start and there are a lot of new faces amongst staff and students. As a part of our continued commitment to building and nurturing relationships, we have been spending time each week on activities Learn More

Multiracial Thumbs Up Against Blue Sky

Seniors from PSU “teaching” at CPS

Three times a year–each year–for the past 10 years we have been honored to be able to partner with Portland State Universities Senior Capstone Program which allows students from PSU to come to CPS and “teach” lessons in the arts Learn More

Prom committee members in their prom dresses

End-Of-The-Year Fun

As the school year comes to a close, there was a reason to celebrate. Centennial Park has had several fun activities happening.   First, in early May, our school participated in a Teaching Tolerance project. #wearecommunity connected CPS to various Learn More

Scholarship winners: seven graduating seniors standing with their 6000 dollar checks from the ECMC foundations.

It’s all about the SENIORS

The Class of 2018 will graduate June 7th, 2018 at 7:00 pm! This year has been an amazing journey!   Here are a few highlights from Senior !   Senior Awards   Senior assembly is a time for graduates to Learn More

Three students holding their scholarship certificates

College Night

CPS held its annual College Night on Monday, April 16th. College Night is an event that is open to all CPS students (primarily geared towards Juniors) and their parents. This event is an opportunity for families to get a better understanding Learn More

Students seated & standing atop Keller Fountain

Blogging and Vlogging Around Portland

This quarter in Writing Around Portland, students are focusing on vlogging and blogging about destinations around Portland.  In the first week, students identified restaurants and places that they would like to experience.  Each week, we venture out into the city to try Learn More

Student dressed as mad scientist "Doc Brown"


  Science is buzzing at CPS! Environmental Science students are studying renewable sources of energy with wind turbines and solar panels. They are asking questions, designing tests, making inferences, and drawing connections to the world of technology that they live Learn More

Students onstage with The Shook Twins

All Shook Up

  Stepping into the foggy air of the Aladdin Theater, a group of students pushed themselves into the wall of amplified sound.  The drums were pounding, the guitars were jangling, the voices sweet and strong, but you couldn’t really understand Learn More

Students participating in Dance class

Our Generous Community Partners     

By Donna B.   April 11, 2018   Centennial Park School is fortunate to have the support of many people and organizations.  For the purpose of this article, I would like to give a shout out to Jassa Gunn. Kathryn Harden Learn More