Century Junior High

Century teachers embrace technology It makes perfect sense: take a group of kids who like to spend time online, and use online resources to teach them about the world. At the Nov. 7 meeting the school board heard Century Junior High teacher Lori Worrall tell how she and fellow teacher Brian L. Rigwald teach Global […]

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High school and junior high bands, choirs and orchestras will give several concerts between now and Christmas break (see chart). In addition to the scheduled concerts, student musicians will give impromptu performances in local restaurants during December . Fall concerts by the Century Junior High ninth-grade band and seventh- and eighth-grade orchestra have already been […]

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Ben McMahon, a ninth-grade student at Century Junior High, raised $800 and organized more than 10 volunteers to improve the landscaping at Century Junior High. For his Eagle Scout project, Ben  removed 25 evergreens and adding flowering trees, bushes and perennials.  A member of Troop 414 in Columbus, McMahon is a few merit badges from […]

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Hauling dirt in wheelbarrows to reforest Lake Atitlan. Expanding a building to create office space for mission volunteers. Working on a community coffee plantation. These are experiences that 17 Century Junior High students will not soon forget. Nor will they take for granted their comfortable life in America. A service trip to Guatemala in July, […]

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To make student grades more indicative of actual student knowledge and achievement, Century Junior High is making a few adjustments, beginning in the 2013-2014 school year. Last year, school administration and department leaders reviewed the subject of homework to answer two questions:  “What good is homework?” and “What is good homework?” Assigning homework provides students […]

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