MAY 31, 2017

The Star-Spangled Celebration is Friday, June 2, 2017, from 6-8:30pm. You can order your tickets ahead of time to beat the rush when you get there! 

MARCH 14, 2017

On March 15th, CES and UES will meet again in the Urbana High School gymnasium for our 2nd Annual Helping Hoops Basketball game. We are excited to gather our families for an entertaining game of basketball between the two staffs and THRILLED to be collecting non perishable items for our local food bank. Last year, over 6,000 items were collected during our Helping Hoops Drive and we are hoping to reach and exceed that this year!

CES will begin collecting food for this event on Monday March 6th. Students can bring items directly into school to their classrooms until March 15th. Any other donations will be collected at the game.

Specific items the food bank currently needs; toilet paper, paper towels, spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce, instant flavored oatmeal packets , ramen noodles and cup of noodles, chunky and hearty meal-like soups, Campbell's tomato soup, ketchup, sugar, cooking oil, mayo, sweet cereals, Chef Boyardee canned pasta products, complete pancake mix and syrup.

**Currently, the food bank serves 212 local families

NOVEMBER 23, 2016

Centerville PTA would like to invite all "grand-pirates" and "great grand-pirates" to join us on Friday, December 2, 2016, from 8:00-8:45am in the Cafeteria to eat breakfast with your Centerville Star. 

After breakfast, you will have an opportunity to search the "Bookaneer" book fair for treasure (books) in the Media Center with (or even without) your student. This is an excellent chance to do some holiday shopping!

We hope you can join us for this very fun and special event!

November 23, 2016

To volunteer to help with the Book Fair Preview Event, please use the following link. The staff is invited to preview books and create classroom wishlists during our Pirate's Feast on Monday, November 28th at 3:30 on board our Media Center ship.

november 22, 2016

Our Book Fair theme for 2016 is Bookaneer Book Fair: Where Books are the treasure! This season’s Book Fair will be an exciting celebration full of fun activities and hundreds of books kids want to read.

Set up for the Book Fair will start on November 21st.  If you are able to volunteer some time during the day on November 21st or 22nd, please email us times you are available.  

The Staff Preview event on November 28th will give teachers and staff a chance to make their Classroom Wish Lists and take a peek at some of the books available.  If you are able to contribute a food item to help with that event please keep an eye out over the next week or so for that Sign Up Genius. Your help is appreciated. 

Also attached is the link to the schedule to sign up for times and dates available to help with the book fair.  The Book Fair runs from November 28th - December 9th.  Student preview times are the first week.  We have included teachers names if you want to sign up for a time your child will be previewing.  You may sign up for more than one time slot!  We appreciate any time you can give to the event!  

Book Fair Schedule:

Join us for a Jolly Good Time!
Amy Pontius and Stacey Donaldson

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

The Annual Reflections program has started. Every student is invited and encouraged to express themselves through literature, photography, visual arts, music composition, dance choreography and/or film production. For more information, visit the Reflections page. All submissions are due November 30.

Silver Knights Enrichment offers the Centerville Elementary Chess Club on Fridays from 3:45pm-4:45pm. There are two sessions offered for the Fall and the Winter. Click this flier for more information.

September 14, 2016
Come join us on Monday, September 26 from 3pm-8pm for the Ice Cream Fun Raiser at Baskin Robbins! 10% of your purchase will go to Blessings in a Backpack. Be sure to bring this flyer.

AUGUST 30, 2016
Welcome to the 2016/2017 school year! Click here for a welcome letter from Kristina Strait, PTA President, as well as a complete listing of calendar events for this year, and a volunteer form.

AUGUST 29, 2016
By now, your students should have come home with a packet for the Race for Education. Please have fill out the labels with names and addresses of potential sponsors for the BIG RACE. Race Day is currently scheduled for Thursday, October 20 (Rain Date: October 28)!