Fruit Flies, Mice and Elephants

The William Tennent High School WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) club vis­it­ed Fox Chase Cancer Center on Wednesday October 26th. The over­all objec­tive of the trip was for Tennent stu­dents to meet women sci­en­tists at Fox Chase and learn about their back­ground, their path into a career in sci­ence, … Read more...

A Night With Ray Didinger

The Centennial Education Foundation would like to thank every­one who came out to spend “A Night with Ray Didinger” on October 18th at William Tennent High School. Ray Didinger did an excel­lent job of high­light­ing the his­to­ry of the Eagles foot­ball team. Everyone was mes­mer­ized by his heart­felt sto­ries and … Read more...

Genius Hour at McDonald Elementary

Genius Hour — An organ­ic, student‐led ini­tia­tive that has spread through­out the dis­trict into many of the K‐12 class­rooms. It is one of the most excit­ing learn­ing expe­ri­ences kids are hav­ing in school — authen­tic, self‐directed learn­ing about a top­ic of pas­sion. The role of the teacher becomes that of … Read more...

Yes, You Khan – Khan Academy

Centennial has imple­ment­ed an edu­ca­tion­al resource known as Khan Academy. This is a not‐for‐profit orga­ni­za­tion on a glob­al mis­sion to pro­vide a “Free world‐class edu­ca­tion for any­one, any­where”. Over the past 10 years, Khan Academy has become the largest open edu­ca­tion­al resource in the world. So far the pro­gram has … Read more...

William Tennent Fashion Marketing and Merchandising Students are Inspiring Teens

A new course has begun this year at William Tennent in the Business Department, “Fashion Marketing and Merchandising.” This course was ini­ti­at­ed by Lisa Slipp and is designed to pre­pare stu­dents for careers relat­ed to work­ing with­in the Fashion and Marketing indus­tries. Students have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to explore their cre­ativ­i­ty … Read more...

ESL Summer Camp Success!

For many ESL stu­dents this sum­mer, fun and learn­ing goes hand and hand. The ESL stu­dents were pro­vid­ed free trans­porta­tion, break­fast and lunch and 2 trips. The stu­dents learned about STEM and made mod­els from legos. The high­light was a trip to Lego Land in Plymouth Meeting.
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Panther Boards is a high school student‐run com­pa­ny that pro­duces ful­ly cus­tom, high performance‐skis and snow­boards.

Centennial School District stu­dents man­u­fac­ture every sin­gle board. We are able to cre­ate an envi­ron­ment that edu­cates stu­dents about entre­pre­neur­ship and crafts­man­ship.

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