Happy St. Patrick's Day Raider Nation! Q: What do you call an Irish spider? A: Paddy-long-legs. Q: What kind of spells do leprechauns use? A: Lucky Charms! Q: What type of music do leprechauns enjoy? A: Sham-rock and roll!
TODAY, Friday, March 17 is the LAST day to purchase your PROM TICKETS!! Tickets are $75.00 each and tickets can be purchased in the library during Raider Time-3:30 (No morning sales). All class dues must be paid before buying a ticket and you must purchase tickets before reserving a table. No exceptions will be made for table reservations
Central High School Draw Paint Print Students made a coloring book! The coloring book has 26 original line drawings showcasing a variety of themes. Color Books are $10 and order forms can be found in the Art Room and Elementary, Middle, and High School Offices. The order deadline is March 24th. Thank you for your support of the Arts!
Due to the weather, ALL after-school practices and evening activities are CANCELLED for tonight, Thursday 3/16/2023.
Class of 2023 Senior Spotlight: Quinn Eischens
Looking for a way to make an impact while you earn a paycheck & other great perks? Become a Reading Tutor for our school! Our Reading Corps Tutors work 1:1 with students who need extra practice and skill building. Your support makes all the difference. Apply online at: join.readingandmath.org. #TutorOurKids
2023-2024 Registration is OPEN!
Mental Health Day is a day for secondary students to decompress, enjoy their peers, and get a well-deserved break from working hard all year. ***This year Mental Health Day will be held on April 21st.*** We will have Elephant Joe’s and Adventure Bowls here and the community is welcome to come and grab a snack on that day. In addition, many community members and agencies will have booths set up for mental health support and information as well as activities available for students inside and out. We are looking for donations of several items to make this day a success. If you are willing to donate any of the following items, it would be greatly appreciated! Items can be dropped off at either the elementary school or the high school (attention school counselors). Plastic pencil boxes that stay closed (we need a couple hundred total) Old phone boxes with lids Tiny rakes for zen garden Zen garden figurines Smooth decorative small rocks Kinetic Sand Fine sand (decorative sand) Or you can easily shop from the Mental Health Day Wish List on Amazon: https://a.co/gRSqrFc
Class of 2023 Senior Spotlight: JP Paumen
CONGRATULATIONS to the following students for making the All-Conference Speech Team! Tenley Read: 8th Grade: Original Oratory Tenley Read is a two-year speech participant and is still enjoying her category of Original Oratory. Her writing and performance skills have improved so much this year. The team is looking forward to her performances as she continues to compete. Callie Buckentin: 8th Grade: Informative Speaking Callie Buckentin is a two-year speech veteran and has found her place in the informative category. She originally tried interpretive categories but has taken informative to the top due to her great enthusiasm. Avery Lueck: Junior: Creative Expression Avery Lueck has been in speech four years and competed in several categories. She was extra courageous and wrote her own poetry piece to perform in her category. She is always impressive in how much dedication she has for speech. ** Conference coaches named her MRC Most Valuable Speaker. Gabi Schmidt: Freshman: Discussion Gabi Schmidt loves her category in speech and is always looking for more research opportunities. In her second year in speech, her habit of including others and looking at other people’s view points makes her a valuable addition to the Central team. Joe Docken: Junior: Serious Poetry Interpretation Joe Docken is an incredibly dedicated team member who tried poetry for the first time this year. He has found his focus and skills from drama apply well in his new category. Joe is constantly working to improve every word in his speeches and his work has paid off. HONORABLE MENTION: Rebecca Sandeen: 10: Informative Speaking #RAIDERPRIDE Front Row (L-R): Landry Kelm-BP, Hannah Woelfel-BP, Emily Soriano-BP, Callie Buckentin-NYAC, Gabi Schmidt-NYAC. Back Row (L-R): Bella Rief-BP, Michael Schultz-BP, Merrik Giesen-BP, Madison Williams-BP, Avery Lueck-NYAC (MVSpeaker), Joe Docken-NYAC, Luke Skluzacek-TCU, Tenley Read-NYAC.
RAIDER EVENTS: Monday 3/13/23 Boys Basketball Section Semi-Finals @ MSU Bresnan Arena (Taylor Center ) vs Minnesota Valley Lutheran @ 7:45 pm #RAIDERPRIDE
Class of 2023 Senior Spotlight: Grace Dose
RAIDER EVENTS: Saturday 3/11/23 Speech Conference Tourney @ Tri-City United High School @ 9:00 am
Class of 2023 Senior Spotlight: Taylor Parpart
RAIDER EVENTS: Thursday 3/9/23 Boys Basketball Section Quarter Finals vs GSL @ New Prague @ 6:00 pm
Class of 2023 Senior Spotlight: Bennet Molva
Boys Basketball MRC Champions Shirts: Please use the link, provided below, to the online store to purchase your shirt today! The store is OPEN through March 13th. https://bsnteamsports.com/shop/BBB23CEN
Central Girls Basketball Coach Gary Lembcke was named MRC Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. What a way to end a PHENOMENAL Career! CONGRATULATIONS!
CONGRATULATIONS to Central Boys Basketball Coach Kyle Strickfaden for being named Outstanding Coach for 2022-23 by the MRC Boys Basketball conference coaches.
CONGRATULATIONS to Braeden O’Neil for being named the 2022-23 MRC Most Valuable Player by conference coaches. #RAIDERPRIDE https://www.maxpreps.com/mn/norwood-young-america/central-raiders/athletes/braeden-oneil/?careerid=8p7jfma9bj2g0