School activities provide fun, engaging ways for Centennial Elementary students to be involved in their school and with their classmates.


A variety of programs and opportunities are offered at Centennial in addition to the full academic program. These include:

  • Reading Month, an event that is noted for helping children and families develop a habit of reading.

  • Outdoor School, a 3-day environmental learning camp in Randle, Washington, for Centennial's 5th graders.

  • Band is open for fifth graders, and Orchestra is for fourth and fifth graders.

  • Student Council, an active student group open to fourth- and fifth-grade students, meets monthly throughout the school year. Classrooms have two representatives on the Student Council.

  • Battle of the Books is a reading competition for all students in grades 3, 4, and 5 and takes place in the months of February and March.

  • Patrol Duty is open to fifth-grade students.

  • Annual Pumpkin Fund Run takes place in early October.

  • Booster Club sponsors a fall social event, spring carnival, Spanish Club, Olympia Juniors Program and an after-school art program.

  • Additional assemblies include: Bi-monthly Friday Sing, Taproot Theatre, and Pacific Science Center - Science on Wheels.