Centennial Sch. Dist.
New leadership at Centennial High School - 08/19/15
Bachelorsdents return to Centennial High School on Wednesday, September 9, two new administrators will greet them. Mairi Scott-Aguirre, interim principal, and Laura Scully, Assistant Principal.
Scott-Aguirre was hired over the summer to replace Kevin Ricker, who left the district the end of June for a position as director of secondary education in Springfield, Oregon. Scott-Aguirre has a Bachelor's degree in chemistry and earned her teaching credential and taught high school science in California. For the last two decades she has held leadership positions in both private industry and high schools in Hillsboro and Reynolds. Scott-Aguirre is bilingual in English and Spanish.
The district will conduct a full hiring process to name a long-term principal at Centennial High School later in the school year, which will include input from staff and the community.
Scully has worked in the Centennial School District since 1993, most recently as an Instructional Coach at Centennial High School. She replaces Sarah Walker who accepted a district level position in the Hillsboro School District. Scully has a Bachelor's degree in biology from Oregon State University, a Masters in teaching and an Administrator License from Lewis and Clark College.
According to Superintendent Sam Breyer, "Centennial High School has made significant improvement in recent years. Our students now outperform the state on virtually every measure. This is a credit to the focus and dedication of the Centennial staff and our commitment to supporting all students to success. I'm confident progress will continue with the new leadership."
Centennial School District Governing Board Meeting Notice for August 19, 2015
The Centennial School District Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. At 7:00 pm the Board will participate in an online training for roughly 30 minutes. This training will be on the BoardBook paperless board packet that will be fully implemented with the release of the September 9, 2015 board packet. At the end of the training session, the Board will meet in regular session. Action items to be considered for approval during the regular session include: approval of various Human Resources action items; announcement of vacancies in position 4 and 7 on the 2015/2016 Budget Committee; approval of the 2015/2016 budget calendar; establishment of non-resident student tuition rates for 2015/2016; revision of various Board policies related to student conduct and discipline; and the review and consideration of inter-district transfer approvals for 2015/2016.
The full board packet for this and future board meetings is available on the Centennial School District website under the "School Board" tab at www.centennial.k12.or.us.
Centennial School District Board Training - August 12, 2015 - 08/10/15
In preparation for moving to online paperless board meetings, the Centennial School District Governing Board will participate in a mobile device training session on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the district office board room.