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  • Census 2020: It's not too late!

    Posted by Webmaster on 5/26/2020

    Centerville High School is participating in the U. S. Census Bureau's Statistics in Schools (SIS) program to unite schools around the country in an effort to count every child in the 2020 Census. 

    The national census is conducted every 10 years. Data from this census is used to determine funding for many programs including special education, classroom technology, teacher training, after-school programs, and school lunch assistance. 

    In mid-March, your family should have received official Census 2020 mail with instructions on how to respond. By April 1, 2020, every home should have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. You had three options for responding:

    • Online.
    • By phone.
    • By mail.

    If you have not yet done so, Centerville High School urges every family to participate. The Statistics in Schools flyer in English  link the word English to the appropriate document) and Spanish (link the word Spanish to the appropriate document) can provide you with additional information for this important event. You can also find these flyers in our Peachjar E-Flyers area.

    https://stmaryk12.blackboard.com/bbcswebdav/pid-1026398-dt-content-rid-7076312_1/xid-7076312_1

    https://stmaryk12.blackboard.com/bbcswebdav/pid-1026398-dt-content-rid-7076313_1/xid-7076313_1 

    Everyone Counts

     

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  • CHS Ceremonies

    Posted by Webmaster on 5/22/2020

    CHS Graduation Ceremony: May 22 at 6:00 pm - ticket admission only

    CHS Ring Ceremony: May 23 at 10:00 a.m. - ticket admission only 

    Both ceremonies will be held at the CHS Football stadium. 

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  • St. Mary Parish Families Eligible for Emergency Food Benefits

    Posted by Webmaster on 5/21/2020

    The Louisiana Department of Education, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is offering families assistance in purchasing food to help offset school meals missed during the COVID-19 closures. The emergency food benefit is available to ALL children who would normally receive free or reduced meals at school and to ALL students who attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) school. 

    St. Mary Parish CEP schools include all schools except Berwick Junior and Berwick High. Therefore, a parent whose child attends any one of these schools is eligible to apply, as well as any parent whose child is eligible for free/reduced meals at Berwick High and Berwick Jr. High

    This is an incredible opportunity for families to obtain assistance in a quick and easy process. The portal for applying opens on Monday, May 18th. Applications are due by June 8, 2020. More information about the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program can be accessed through the state's digital flyer. The flyer includes links to the application portal and frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the program.

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  • CHS Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony Date

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 5/12/2020

    UPDATE: After careful consideration, we will have our graduation ceremony on Friday, May 22nd at 6 PM at he Centerville High School football field.

    EDIT / UPDATE: Due to 45% of the graduating class being on a senior trip May 28th we are wanting to move graduation to May 22nd. Seniors or the parent of the senior need to email Ms. Estay ( kestay@stmaryk12.net ) ASAP if May 22nd is a date their child will be on a senior trip.

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    A date has been set for our CHS CLASS OF 2020 GRADUATION CEREMONY! Our new graduation date is May 28th at 6:00 pm at the CHS football field. We are still working out the details. Our graduation ceremony will be different than in the past due to having to follow the social distancing rules. Ms. Estay will have a Zoom meeting Friday at 12:00 PM for all seniors. Parents are welcome to join their child in the Zoom meeting. We will go over details of how graduation will be set up and the procedures we will follow.

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  • CHS Teacher Parade

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 5/5/2020
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  • End of Year Information

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 4/24/2020

    There will NOT be a 3rd packet of work.

    The date set by the district to return packets 1 and 2 is May 8th. We will send more information for the pick-up at a later time. Parents, please do not stress. If your child's grades struggled throughout the year, the packet may be used to help grades. If your child has done fine with grades, just turn in what you have completed.

    If you need either of the packets, we will be at school Monday-Friday from 8AM-12PM starting April 27. You can pick up the packets during those times.

    Seniors will have a graduation ceremony; however, no date has been set at this time.

    We will have a Junior Ring Ceremony at a later date. We will make arrangements for juniors to pick up their rings before the actual ceremony so they can wear their rings this summer.

    At this time, PreK, kindergarten, and 8th grade ceremonies are not being rescheduled.

    Teachers will clean out student desks and bag all personal items. We will then set a pick up date for parents to pick up student's items. We will follow a similar procedure for high school and junior high students to get their belongings out of their lockers.

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  • Leader in Me Survey

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 4/22/2020

    We want to hear from you!

    Our school is conducting a Leader in Me survey to learn more about key areas of strength and areas of needed growth in our school. In order for us to have a holistic picture of what is going on in our school, we are asking all full-time staff members, parents/guardians, and students in Grade 4 and up to participate.

    So I am asking all parents and students in grades 4-12 who have not completed the Leader in Me survey to complete the online survey to share your opinion, but you do not have to share who you are on the survey. We look forward to hearing your voice on how you feel about our school! Please do your best to answer honestly, so we can work together to improve our school community.

     

    This is a different survey than the parish parental involvement survey.

    To complete the survey click on one of the links below: Student survey: https://www.leaderinme.com/s/centerville-high-la/student

    Parent survey: https://www.leaderinme.com/s/centerville-high-la/parent

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  • update from Ms. Estay

    Posted by CHS webmaster on 4/16/2020

    Good morning,

    I hope everyone is staying safe and are healthy. As most of you know by now, we will not be returning to school for the 2019–2020 school year. I know there are many questions and we are hoping to have some answers by Tuesday. Our district leaders will meet Monday to decide on our next steps.

    We do know there will be a high school graduation, and we will send out dates and times once have the details. Junior ring ceremony will also take place at a later date.

    Those who want to purchase a yearbook can do so online. If you are unable to order online, I will be at school Monday, April 20 so you can bring the order forms and cash or money order to school then. If you need an order form I will have some available at the entrance on the Hwy 182 side of school.

    Once we have the senior shirts and autism shirts, we will let you know the procedures for getting your shirts.

     More details about students placement for next year is coming, however, if your child was passing the school year through the third nine weeks he/she will move to the next grade level. If you have any questions in reference to your child , please email your child’s teacher or Ms. Estay. 

     Plans are in place to host pre-k and kindergarten registration in early May, more details will come soon. You can start gathering needed documentation. 

     

    Your Bulldog family misses you!

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  • myON Family free digital library access

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 4/3/2020

    Dear Families,
    Our students will have free access to the myON digital library and daily news articles they can access from home during the current COVID-19 school closure period.
    This will help them continue reading and learning—and provide additional opportunities for them to explore topics they are interested in.

    What’s available
    Thousands of digital books with optional reading supports for students from pre-K through grade 12.
    Five daily myON News articles, which are written by journalists and reviewed by a child psychologist, along with an archive of previous issues.
    These resources can be accessed on any digital device that is connected to the Internet and are available 24/7. myON books can also be downloaded onto mobile devices for offline reading.
    How to log into myON
    Go to: https://www.myon.com/school/stmaryparismyonreaderprogram
    Log in with the following credentials
    Student Username: stmary
    Student Password: stmary
    Resources to support reading with myON at home
    • What is myON?—provides more information about these resources
    • Welcome to myON video—provides step-by-step instructions for logging in and reading with myON
    • Offline reading tip sheet—provides instructions for accessing, setting up, and reading offline using free myON mobile apps
    • Reading myON books offline video—offers step-by-step instructions for selecting and using the appropriate myON mobile app
    • At-home family reading activities—provides suggestions for supporting and sharing in your students’ reading experiences
    Thank you for the important role you play every day to support our students’ learning.

    Please see the E-Flyers for a downloadable flyer with all the above information. 

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  • A message from Mrs. Estay for our CHS students and parents...

    Posted by CHS webmaster on 3/31/2020
    I hope this message finds you well.
    I wanted to let you all know we miss our students and are still available to help you and your child/children.
    We will have a second packet of work for students to hand out next week. I will send the date out once I have all information but the time will be from 3:30pm-6:30pm. We will hand out as we did for report cards. Again, I will send the date later this week.
     
    If you have any questions or concerns feel free to email me at kestay@stmaryk12.net
    or send a DoJo message through your child’s teacher.
    Teachers will be contacting you checking on students. If you have questions about your child’s log in information for Clever, Kahn Academy, etc. you can get that information from teachers when they contact you or can email/Dojo the teacher. 
     
    The LDOE is working with ACT to reschedule the state wide March ACT test date for June 2, pending a lift of the stay-at-home order. Seniors who paid to test in March will also be able to test on the rescheduled June date. We will post updated information and details as we receive it. 
     
    Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We miss out CHS family!
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  • FAFSA help for Seniors

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 3/24/2020

    Career Compass is committed to their goal of helping graduating seniors make a realistic post-secondary plan, as well as help them in FAFSA completion.  They have begun reaching out to students via email, text and phone calls to continue their work with the students.  They are also trying to see which ones need some additional help with the FAFSA application.  The following link allows Career Compass to gather contact information from those who would like to take advantage of the access to their FAFSA coaches.

    https://forms.gle/KhaK3p1SqAq7rcxt9

    There is also a flyer with this information posted in the Peach Jar E-Flyers section. 

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  • Meals for students

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 3/19/2020

    Beginning on March 23, 2020 a limited number of Grab & Go emergency student meals will be provided at Raintree, Franklin Junior High, Patterson Junior High and Morgan City Junior High for children 18 and under.  Children must be present to receive the meals.  Serving will begin at 10:30 until 12:00 or until supplies are depleted.  Please be patient as we do our best to provide for our children.   Additional information on procedures at each location will be sent later in the week.  Walkers and car rider locations will be determined for each site.

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  • Work Packets

    Posted by CHS webmaster on 3/18/2020

    Didn’t get a packet? The LEAP 2025 Practice Tests and Answer Keys are now available on the SMP Secondary Department Page at https://www.stmaryk12.net/Page/12735

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  • We want your help!

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 3/18/2020

    PARENTS/GUARDIANS, 

    WE WANT YOUR HELP! 

    Our school will be conducting surveys to learn more about key areas of strength and areas of needed growth in our school. In order for us to have a holistic picture of what is going on in our school, we are asking all full-time staff members, parents/guardians, and students in Grade 4 and up to participate.

     The parent/guardian survey takes about 12 minutes to complete and will ask questions about your child and about his or her experience in our school. If you have more than one child attending the school, you will be asked to think about the oldest child's experiences as you answer questions related to his or her growth.

     Please take this survey: https://www.leaderinme.com/s/centerville-high-la/parent

     STUDENTS WE WANT YOUR HELP!

     As we are participating in the Leader in Me process, we want to hear from you! You are all invited to participate in an online survey to share your opinion, but you do not have to share who you are on the survey. We look forward to hearing your voice on how you feel about our school! Please do your best to answer honestly, so we can work together to improve our school community.

     Please take this survey: https://www.leaderinme.com/s/centerville-high-la/student

     The deadline for surveys is May 1, 2020

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  • Report Card pick up procedure

    Posted by Webmaster on 3/17/2020

    Procedures for picking up report cards 3/17/2020:

    1. We will hand out report cards from 12:30-2:30.
    2. We will hand out through the car rider line. No one will get out of the car.
    3. You will give the announcer your child's name and homeroom teacher.
    4. A runner will bring your child's report card and work packet to the car. This packet is practice material.
    5. If someone other than the parent/guardian is picking up a report card, you need to contact the school by phone to let us know or email Ms. Estay (kestay@stmaryk12.net) and/or Mrs. Brightwell (abrightwell@stmaryk12.net)
    6. After 2:30 no report cards/packets will be handed out.

     

    Other important information will be sent out through JText, school webpage, and DoJo.

     

    If you have any questions, email Ms. Estay at kestay@stmaryk12.net

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  • Internet service for students

    Posted by Webmaster on 3/16/2020

    Charter Communications says it will offer free Spectrum broadband internet service and wi-fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students which do not already have Spectrum broadband service. Charter also plans to open wi-fi hotspots for public use. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395.

     

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  • School Closures and Updates

    Posted by CHS Webmaster on 3/13/2020

    All schools will be closed beginning Monday, March 16th as ordered by Governor Edwards. SMP schools will reopen on Monday, April 20th following the scheduled spring break. Please continue to check this post as it will be updated as more information becomes available. JText messages will also be sent. 

    • All staff will report to school Monday, March 13th through Wednesday, March 15th. 
    • Report cards will be mailed home at the end of the day on Wednesday, March 15th. 
    • All dual enrollment students should check BlackBoard, Moodle, etc. for further instructions on your classes.
    • Prom is still schehduled for this Saturday March 14th and will continue as planned.  
    • Today's CHS baseball game will be played. After today, all extra-curricular and athletic events have been suspended until further notice.
    • All school board offices will remain open unless otherwise directed
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  • Coronavirus Preparations for Parents and Schools

    Posted by CHS webmaster on 3/9/2020

    All schools have been asked to share recommendations that represent best-practices for promoting good health in our community and in our schools. This information is posted here Coronavirus Preparations for Parents , and the letter from Mr. Stadalis will be sent home with students as well as posted to Peach Jar. 

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  • Project Tomorrow: Speak Up Survey Revisited

    Posted by Webmaster on 2/20/2020

    St. Mary Parish has been recognized by Project Tomorrow for its participation and commitment to engaging our stakeholders in local decisions on education issues. The district has earned the Speak Up District of Student Empowerment national distinction for our participation in the Speak Up Research Initiative in October 2019. 

    If you missed the first opportunity to contribute your thoughts to Speak Up, it's not too late. The survey links were reopened on February 1, 2020, and will remain open until May 1 for students in grades 3-12, parents (in English or Spanish), school employees, and community members. 

    Use this link to contribute your ideas and opinions about educational technology, career exploration, and schools of the future: 

    https://speakup.tomorrow.org/S/VD74

    SpeakUp logo

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Welcome to the Bulldog Nation!

  • Centerville High School

    "At Centerville High School we work together to develop academic potential,

    to instill leadership qualities, and to provide a safe and friendly learning environment." 

     Centerville School Front

    Accredited by  Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

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The Leader in Me

  • The Leader in Me

     

    CHS is a 'Leader in Me' School! 

    'The Leader in Me' is aligned with best-in-class content and concepts practiced by global education thought leaders. It provides a logical, sequential and balanced process to help schools proactively design the culture that reflects their vision of the ideal school. 

    'The Leader in Me' Website

     

Character Counts!

  • March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020

    Posted by Gidget Everitt on 3/6/2020

    Student: "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."  -John Wooden

     

    Staff: "Be brave, teachers. Today you may face big challenges, impossible tasks or difficult problems. Or you may not, and your students might. Whatever the case, put on your brave face and teach on!"   -Unknown

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SMP CyberSAFE

  • Be Wary of Open Enrollment Scams

    Posted by Susan Dupre on 11/13/2019

    Two important deadlines are quickly approaching for adding or changing your health coverage if you use one of the following options: 

    • Medicare:  December 7
    • Affordable Care Act (ACA): December 15

    Gretchen Abraham from the FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education has shared the following tips on the Federal Trade Commission's website to help you avoid being scammed:

    For Medicare:

    • There are no Medicare sales representatives. Anyone who tried to sell you Medicare insurance is a scammer. 
    • You do NOT have to join a prescription drug plan to keep your Medicare insurance. Medicare Part D is voluntary and has nothing to do with your regular Medicare coverage.
    • Telephone scammers posing as "official agents" may ask for personal information, offer free equipment or services, ask for a quick payment, or threaten you. Just hang up.
    • Help with Medicare is available at medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE.

    For Affordable Care Act:

    • Compare plans and quality ratings at healthcare.gov, where you can also enroll.
    • This year, you can also sign up for an ACA plan directly with certain certified partners.  Make sure a company is on the Certified Partner list before giving them your information. 
    • After you apply for ACA, you may get a phone call from the Marketplace asking you to verify information or supply additional information. If you are unsure about trusting the caller, ask the representative to mail you a letter with instructions for completing your application.
    • Help for ACA is available from the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596.  You can also meet with a local assistant in your community who will offer free assistance. Local assistance can be found through the Local Assistance tool.
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  • SMP CyberSAFE Archives

    Posted by Susan Dupre on 8/5/2019

    CyberSAFE
    See past postings at the SMP CyberSAFE archives page.

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